Walled Garden - remains on track

Walled Garden - remains on track

Since the new Learning Pavilion was handed over in February, the Museum team, with our Museum Friends, have been busy raising funding to complete the all important entranceway part of the project.

 

06.07.2015

The new Learning Pavilion is already being put through its paces, with a number of local schools making use of the space.  We also hosted the recent Green Flag judges in the Pavilion - who were suitably impressed with what we have been achieving.

Behind the scenes we have been busy raising the necessary funding to complete the other major capital works in the garden, the entranceway.

We are delighted that we have now reached that milestone, the news release can be read here.  We are now working with the main contractor and our design team to finalise the design before construction.

Previous blogs have covered why the entranceway is so crucial, as can be read here: http://www.museuminthepark.org.uk/blog-article/56/.

Our volunteers have also been extremely busy keeping the site under control whilst we are in this in-between stage in the project.  More recently, using information from previous excavations, they carefully uncovered the buried dipping pond in the centre of the Garden.  The photograph on this page shows the results from this work.

For more on the Walled Garden plan visit: http://www.museuminthepark.org.uk/walled-garden-project/

More information about the Friends of the Museum can be found here: http://www.museuminthepark.org.uk/friends-of-the-museum/

 

 

 

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06.08.2016

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Walled Garden - Bad at keeping secrets!

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Blog Archive

10.10.2016 Walled Garden - Now Open!
16.09.2016 Walled Garden - Secrets to be revealed
06.08.2016 Walled Garden: More Sneak Peaks
17.06.2016 Walled Garden - Bad at keeping secrets!
03.05.2016 Walled Garden - News from behind the walls
29.01.2016 Walled Garden: Rain, rain go away, come back...
30.11.2015 Walled Garden - Growing
22.09.2015 Walled Garden - The Wombles would love it!
17.08.2015 Walled Garden - Entranceway build starts
06.07.2015 Walled Garden - remains on track
30.03.2015 Walled Garden - Awards and Inspiration
13.02.2015 Walled Garden - major milestone reached
09.12.2014 Walled Garden - A Critical Path
08.11.2014 Walled Garden - Taken a Peek Recently?
10.10.2014 Walled Garden - the colour palette
11.09.2014 Walled Garden - When will it be finished?
10.08.2014 Walled Garden - Pavilion Tops-Out!
08.07.2014 Walled Garden - The structure rises!
10.06.2014 Walled Garden - A Happy Place!
06.05.2014 Walled Garden - building work to start
17.04.2014 Walled Garden - Volunteers need your vote...
02.04.2014 Walled Garden - Let's Celebrate!
14.03.2014 Walled Garden - The first public 'drop in' event held
09.02.2014 Walled Garden - A dedicated education building for the Garden
06.01.2014 Walled Garden - from dereliction to life
15.11.2013 Walled Garden - the essentials...
30.09.2013 Walled Garden - latest from the ground
25.08.2013 Walled Garden - ACE activities

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