Path to tranquility

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Path to tranquility

Path to tranquility

Eric Molkenthin By Eric Molkenthin

A new path for park users to reach currently inaccessible benches with direct views over the tranqil Millers Pond.

Croydon Fundraising stage

31
backers
£637
pledged of £5,302
13
days left

Pledges will only be charged if the project hits its funding goal of £5,302 by 01 Sep 2017

A new path needs to be marked out, cut, dug, then filled with coarse ballast and topped with a fine ballast to enable walking access to two little used benches. The benches are in a perfect spot for beautiful views over the pond and thereby watching the many waterfowl that frequent this beautiful ornamental park.

What we'll deliver:

  • Create the new path to access the benches

Why it's a great idea:

The location of the two benches is on a an area that gets quite waterlogged and thereby not very accessible. The path will make the benches accessible to all and provide a lovely spot to watch the various waterfowl using the pond. Millers Pond is a beautiful and tranquil park in the centre of Shirley which is loved by all local residents. We want to keep it like this!

Steps to get it done:

  • Excavate, add membrane, infill with type 1 limestone + dust, compact and clear site

The project will increase the enjoyment gained by visitors allowing them to sit and reflect on this peaceful oasis in the heart of Shirley

Location Croydon

Croydon has 80 other projects and £905,000 in potential grant funding

About the space

Footpath joining existing path and making two isolated benches more accessible.

Council

London Borough of Croydon

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How will the money be spent?Total £5,302

Labour - £2,000 (38%)
Materials - £1,000 (19%)
VAT - £800 (15%)
Plant machinary - £500 (9%)
Prelims - h&s, fencing, supervision - £500 (9%)
Other - £502 (9%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

38%
Labour
£2,000
19%
Materials
£1,000
15%
VAT
£800
9%
Plant machinary
£500
9%
Prelims - h&s, fencing, supervision
£500
9%
Other
£502
  • Spacehive fees
    £240
  • Transaction Fees
    £214
  • VAT
    £48

Total £5,302

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