By Paul Rabbitts

Our nice British parks are one of many most interesting legacies of the Victorian age. Designed and bequeathed to the hundreds as a part of a move encouraging eco-friendly areas and activity, the general public park got here to symbolise one of many maximum contributions of the era.

Opened in expanding numbers within the industrious 19th century, via the top of the 20 th century a lot of our parks had develop into unfortunately missed. With the collaboration of businesses together with retain Britain Tidy and the background Lottery Fund, an unlimited undertaking of regeneration was once initiated. this day they continue to be outdoors locations for everybody to take pleasure in, appearing as children’s play parts, activities grounds or even live performance venues.

Great British Parks explores a few of these awesome public areas, of curiosity to someone who makes use of and appreciates them. It will pay tribute to the various park groups, neighborhood experts, grant-giving our bodies and people who have controlled, maintained, restored and sorted our public parks – the day prior to this, this present day and tomorrow.

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