Peterborough square revamp underway

by Pete Hayman | 19 Feb 2009

Work has got underway on a major 10-month scheme to regenerate Peterborough's Cathedral Square as part of the first phase of the city's Streets, Squares and Spaces project.

New fountains and grassed seating areas will be installed as part of the scheme, which is being led by urban regeneration company, Opportunity Peterborough, on behalf of Peterborough City Council (PCC). LDA Architects and engineers Pell Frischmann are behind the design of the new-look square, with main contractor George Osbourne responsible for carrying out the construction work.

PCC leader, John Peach, said: "This will be the start of the first phase of our planned transformation of the square right in the city's heart. It is just one part of our wider vision of creating a city centre in which people enjoy working, living, shopping, visiting and spending their leisure time." Steve Bowyer of Opportunity Peterborough added: "This is a tremendous step forward in ensuring Peterborough has a city centre at its heart which is fit for the 21st century."

Work has got underway on a major 10-month scheme to regenerate Peterborough's Cathedral Square as part of the first phase of the city's Streets, Squares and Spaces project. New fountains and grassed seating areas will be installed as part of the scheme, which is being led by urban regeneration company, Opportunity Peterborough, on behalf of Peterborough City Council (PCC). LDA Architects and engineers Pell Frischmann are behind the design of
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Peterborough square revamp underway
Work has got underway on a major 10-month scheme to regenerate Peterborough's Cathedral Square as part of the first phase of the city's Streets, Squares and Spaces project.