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“ A green  lung in a densely  urban area.” Sir Gerald Kaufman MP 1930 - 2017

What the Friends have done in the park over the last year


The Friends have made a significant contribution to the improvement of various park facilities by:


1. Resurfacing an extensive length of pathway along the side of Gorton Upper Reservoir which adjoins the park and was previously impassable, paid for by a Lottery grant.


2. Erecting a new signs and lecterns so as to provide area route maps and general information on the facilities in the area.


3. Re-tiling the floors of public toilets in the park and painting the walls.


4. Re-painting and maintaining the café kitchen and community rooms in The Aviary.


5. Re-painting the Bowling Club and helping in the refurbishment of the nursery building.


6. Re-surfacing sections of Gorton Lower Reservoir pathway


7. Purchasing two lawn mowers, a strimmer and safety equipment for the Volunteer Gardening Group and the maintenance of the park grounds.


8. Opening up the two historic park lodges for surveying in order to make a visitor centre and shop front for the park projects.


9. Restoring the rose garden

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