Festival Gardens to close for site investigations to inform area’s development

Liverpool’s Festival Gardens will close on Monday (28 January) as investigations get underway to inform the area’s multi-million pound regeneration.Contractor Willmot Dixon will drill several bore holes during the temporary closure to determine what lies beneath the 25-acre formal Chinese and Japanese gardens.According to Liverpool City Council the findings will contribute to ... Read More...

Calls for further examination and consultation on Festival Park vision

Further examination and consultation is needed on Liverpool’s Festival Park masterplan, according to a group of councillors.The vision for the city’s Festival Gardens site will be discussed during a Liverpool City Council meeting next week after Green Party members called-in a previous decision to progress it.In June the council’s cabinet ... Read More...

Festival Gardens: Fresh plans & images of council’s ambitious vision

Festival Gardens: Fresh plans & images of council's ambitious vision After years of uncertainty, ambitious plans to transform the former International Festival Gardens site into a thriving residential and leisure destination on the banks of the Mersey are taking shape. As Liverpool City Council searches for a developer to realise its vision ... Read More...

Festival Gardens site brings ‘great ideas’ for housing and attractions, says Deputy Mayor

Liverpool’s Festival Gardens holds potential for housing and an “Eden of the North”, according to the city’s Deputy Mayor.Speaking at a networking lunch hosted by our sister title, Move Commercial Councillor Ann O’Byrne spoke to property and business professionals about future ideas to rejuvenate parts of the city.She said: “You’ll know ... Read More...