Inspiring Places

Groundwork Greater Nottingham

Inspiring Places

Scargill Walk

Scargill Walk

This community scheme involved creating a new park for residents from Scargill Walk and Hopkin’s Court. These were public open spaces which suffered from vandalism, graffiti and anti-social behaviour. The two spaces were located minutes away from one another and were underused by the local community.

The works included the creation of a new linear walkway to link the two spaces. This involved the creation of seating areas, improvements to steps and other paved areas, the installation of bollards to restrict vehicular access, the installation of bespoke railings and the creation of new colourful, ornamental planting beds.

The residents of Scargill Walk and Hopkin’s Court now have access to a welcoming and attractive open space.

Client
Broxtowe Borough Council

Location
Scargill Walk, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, NG16 3AY

Partners

Capital Cost
£90,000

Funding
Nottinghamshire County Councils Building Better Communities

Completion Date
September 2009

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Groundwork Greater Nottingham is the trading name of the Greater Nottingham Groundwork Trust Ltd, a charity registered in England and Wales; number 1003426. Registered address: Unit A, Tennyson Hall, Forest Road West, Nottingham. NG7 4EP.


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