Published: 6th Aug 2020

Manchester is set to get its first new public park in a century, after the government agreed to invest £23m in regeneration plans to revitalise the Mayfield district. The investment – part of UK’s strategy to build back better from the COVID-19 pandemic – will fund the creation of the 6.5-acre Mayfield Park and other infrastructure and public realm works necessary for the delivery of one of the most significant and catalytic regeneration projects in the UK. A beautifully-designed and safe urban oasis, Mayfield Park will be a transformative and sustainable public amenity for the people of Greater Manchester, created along the rejuvenated banks of the River Medlock which winds through the 24-acre site next to Piccadilly Station. The £1.4bn regeneration of Mayfield is transforming a previously derelict part of Manchester’s industrial heritage into a distinctive and imaginative mixed-use neighbourhood. The plans are being delivered by the public-private Mayfield Partnership, … (To read the full article, subscribe below)