Each alleyway will be designed by the Imagine Formby Arts, Culture & Heritage group, in collaboration with local schools and the Formby Civic Society, to transform it, through: - Planting - living walls, pots, troughs and hanging displays - Street art - depicting local history and other local references - Conservation - highlighting iconic features - Lighting - eco-friendly lighting installations that improve safety and the aesthetics of the alleyways - Installing entrance features - archways / trellis / - Naming - creating a cohesive theme and identity We will work with professional and local volunteers to achieve this.
What we'll deliver:
Why it's a great idea:
This project will benefit the local community by providing: - Safer, more appealing passageways - Interest on a local historic and conservation basis - Greener, environmentally friendly spaces - Inspiration and joy through exciting art features - Increased footfall towards local businesses from the community - A destination for tourists who in turn will use local businesses - An opportunity for the community to volunteer, learn new skills and develop a senses of pride of place
Steps to get it done:
The 8 Alleyways project is the first of several projects which will help to preserve Formby Village centre as the beating heart of the town and help local businesses to survive and thrive and improve the environment for residents and visitors alike.
About the space
Formby Village Centre
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council