Physical Park Improvements

General Physical Improvements

  • Boundary/Entrance Improvements
  • New and Improved Signage
  • Parkland Path Improvements (New and Existing)
  • Installation of more Bins and Benches
  • Car Park & Vehicle Access Management
  • Woodland Management and Tree Planting
  • Meadowland Habitat Management and Creation
  • Drainage of Parkland Area (currently affected by waterlogging in parts)
  • Considering Artwork installations (e.g. sculptures around park)
  • Development of Potting Sheds to bring them back into active use
  • Improving access into the Gardens
  • Access management into Golf Course (Signage, etc.)
  • Improvements to the formal gardens
  • Works on Land north of Roby Road (remnant piece of Bowring Park)

 

We also want to specifically focus on the Community and Visitor Centre, including the following improvements: –

  • Interpretative Area/Resources
  • Toilets
  • Kitchen/Serving Kiosk
  • Indoor Refreshments Area
  • Multi-Use Space to support Indoor and Outdoor events
  • Meeting Space
  • Office Space
  • Storage Space
  • Outdoor Courtyard for outdoor refreshments, as well as events/activities
  • Provision of disability access standards
  • Energy efficiency, waste minimisation and low carbon emission measures

 

Conserving Bowring Park’s Physical Heritage

  • Restoration of former Coach House Building (Visitor & Community Centre)
  • Restoration of façade of former Stables Block Building (Golf Shop & Clubhouse)
  • Restoration of the Garden Walls
  • Re-instatement of Original Garden Designs/Features
  • Restoration of the Dell (Sunken Garden)
  • Restoration of the Terrace Garden
  • Restoration of the Ha Ha
  • Restoration of Views from Formal Gardens (Golf Course)
  • Restoration of Views at front of Park
  • Mapping of Roby Hall Foundations (inc. eastern former Stable Block)
  • Excavation of Roby Lodge Gatehouse Foundations
  • Restoration of Remnant Boundary Walling and Entrance Pillars
  • Safeguarding heritage features on former estate/parkland north of Roby Road

A: OVERALL VISION/MASTERPLAN

 

B: PARK LANDSCAPE PROPOSALS

 

C: BUILDING PLANS (STABLES)

 

D: BUILDING PLANS (COACH HOUSE)

 

E: PARK ACTIVITY PLANS

 

F: HERITAGE FINDINGS