Wednesday, 1 September 2010

Progress in the park

Work on the Parklands project which will bring about major improvements to the middle and southern parts of Ladywell Fields (from the end of Malyons Rd right down to Catford), has started. The £1.2m project, funded by LDA/Thames Gateway, will involve river renaturalisation, landscaping works and extensive tree planting and will provide new riverside features, play facilities, an event space, some new pathways and bridges, refurbished tennis courts and better signage. See the up to date master plan on the council's website and pictures of the work so far at the Ladywell Fields User Group Facebook page

Construction of the new adventure playground is also progressing. This should be fully up and running by the autumn. Robert Sheppard

1 comment:

Peter Tooke said...

The north part of Ladywell Fields has been transformed in the few years I've lived in the area and the improvements have seen a clear increase in Park usage, which is great to see. [Sadly the cafe facility hasn't fully risen to the challenge, though I've heard rumours of a possible makeover.] If this further project can improve the rest of the Park this will be excellent - we could end up with one of the best and most varied Parks in London - and how lucky we are to have the river running right through it! Congratulations to all involved, at the Council and in the community, in pushing things forward.