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Heritage Lottery Project

The Heritage Lottery Funded 'Parks for People' restoration project took place between and 2014 and 2017. During this period a number of park improvements were made, including;

  • Creation of a new coffee lounge

  • Restoration and improvements to the bandstand

  • Restoration and improvements to the grade II listed park entrance gates

  • Restoration and improvements to the setting of the grade II listed war memorial

  • Landscape works to Heath Pool including; dredging / silt removal, creating shallow margins, marginal vegetation planting, improved railings, new duck houses etc...

  • A refurbishing of the water play area

  • Improvements to the park layout including new benches, footpaths, car park and bins

  • New interpretation and signage panels

  • Employment of a heritage park ranger who works with volunteers, runs activities and events and works with schools