Newcastle City Council
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Ouseburn Parks include four linked parks covering a two mile stretch of the Ouseburn Valley including Jesmond Dene, Coleman’s Field, Paddy Freeman’s Park, Heaton and Armstrong Parks. The parks are steeped with historical features, providing a cherished green space for the city, as well as a Registered Park incorporating Lord and Lady Armstrong’s picturesque woodland garden.
Southern Green was appointed as the lead consultant of a multi-disciplinary team for the preparation of the Conservation Management Plan, Stage One and Two ‘Parks for People’ Heritage Lottery Funded bids, which were guided by extensive public consultation. Southern Green acted as Lead Designer, Contract Administrator for the parks contract and latterly became Project Manager for the project. The project has won a RIBA Award, a North East RICS Award, a Lord Mayors Design Award and was Highly Commended at the Landscape Institute Awards in 2012.