Early November Opening as Tolent replace Mayfield

Tolent Construction is to complete final work with a new anticipated completion date now set for early November.

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Mayfield Collapse Delays Park Opening til Mid September

Mayfield Construction has gone into administration with most of the staff being made redundant. Consequently the park’s opening has been put back until mid-September.

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Langtree to Start Marketing Homes

Langtree reported pre-tax profits of £12.9m for the year to June, 2012 – up 46% on the previous year.

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Festival Gardens Opening Soon

The official line is again that “At present, we still don’t have an opening date.”

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Liverpool Cycle Forum Minutes

Plans for cycling in the new Festival Gardens.

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Photos from Festival Site

Some progress photos from buggedboy on skyscrapercity.com

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Festival Park on Course

“Festival Park on Course” says ITV’s Granada Reports. See their video here. Developers behind one of the north west’s newest parks say they’re on course for it to be open to the public by this spring. The waterfront site of Liverpool’s Garden Festival had lain derelict for more than 25 years but is now being back to life. Older visitors will even get to see some familiar sights, including a view of the Mersey that had previously been hidden.

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“Groundwork Merseyside” to Manage Park

The Land Trust has appointed environmental charity Groundwork Merseyside as its managing agent for the garden festival site in Liverpool following a competitive tender. according to Place Northwest. Full article here

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New Bridge on Festival Site

Daily Post has an article about the new bridge on the Festival Site. WORKMEN yesterday undertook a painstaking operation to install a centrepiece bridge at Liverpool’s Garden Festival site. A year on since the restoration of the site began, civil engineers, using an 80-tonne crane, delicately manoeuvred the bridge into place. January’s progress photos are also available on the FestivalGardens.com...

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Festival Gardens Website

The Festival Gardens website is now live

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Temporary Footpath Closure

UPDATE: Closure is from 14 June until 29 November 2010 The footpath from near the small roundabout at Riverside Drive/Bempton Road down to the river will temporarily be closed to pedestrians from Monday 14th June 2010 for 2 weeks so that Langtree can carry out work related to the Festival Gardens regeneration. TTRO5870.pdf...

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Festival Gardens Liverpool Echo Talks to Planit

The Liverpool Echo has been given a tour of the Festival Gardens site by design firm Planit Planit website

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