Crowdfunder Projects

Completed projects:

  • Replanting & mulching of the Eastern Esplanade flowerbeds
  • A new 120m2 wildflower meadow
  • Eighteen new hanging baskets installed on lampposts
  • New letter box installed
  • Seasonal festoon lighting and bunting installed on lampposts
  • CCTV installed to deter antisocial behaviour and vandalism
  • Regular deep clean of bandstand auditorium with new equipment
  • Auditorium walls and steps repainted and blocked drains cleared
  • Reinstate replica stone urns to plinths in bandstand auditorium
  • Three new litter / doo waste bins on the lawns
  • The Oval Kiosk fully refurbished (including urgent electrical works)
  • New security lighting installed in amphitheatre
  • New wi-fi installed
  • Two new large flowerbeds at the auditorium steps planted with spring bulbs (lavender to be planted spring 2022)
  • Installed 4no. new cycle stands near kiosk

Current projects:

  • Repaint and refurbish bandstand structure
  • Repair damaged bandstand steps
  • Install 2no. recycling stations in bandstand auditorium

The following is an outline budget for all projects at The Oval that are to be funded by the successful Crowdfunder campaign. These are headline descriptions of various project expenditures, including costs already incurred and future financial outlay:

Additional Crowdfunder project expenditure information will be posted here in the coming weeks/months.

If you would like to volunteer to help with the regeneration works, please contact us HERE. This could be anything from light gardening & litter picking, to assisting with the building works (depending on your experience). Thank you!