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Groundwork provides feasibility assessments
for open spaces: to verify the case for its selection; to analyse
the site’s accessibility (catchment area, key access routes and
convenience) and to assess its potential for added value.
Often this will relate to its potential to encourage community
Our open space projects aim to effectively
engage with the local community, listening to all voices and
maintaining close-working partnerships with stakeholders.
This way, we get to know the real issues, find out conflicting
interests and identify genuine local needs from a broad range of
These methods are aimed at creating a suitable user-led landscape design. We want to make a
genuine difference to the way local people use and regard the open
space: to broaden the range of users; to maximise their
experience in using the site and to ensure long-term management and
Location: Colshaw Farm, Wilmslow Colshaw Farm Recreation area was a haven for anti-social behaviour but now is well used for sports and BMX.
Location: Macclesfield The final design for Weston Rec's Skate & BMX Facility is ready to be unveiled.
Location: Alsager This project aim is to restore the Milton Park to a more environmentally friendly area, accessible to the whole community.
Location: Winsford Greenfields Park estate is a environmentally clean and pleasant area for all local resident and young children.
Location: Disley The play area follows the 'Playscape' concept, whereby play opportunities are offered through a semi-natural designed environment, and users are able to engage with their natural surroundings through play.