Stafford Moreton Way Wildflower Meadow

Funded on Spacehive 5 July 2019

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Stafford Moreton Way Wildflower Meadow

Friends of Maghull & District By Friends of Maghull & District

To create an urban wildflower meadow in Maghull, and thereby to promote wellbeing and community engagement.

Maghull Delivery stage

106
backers
£6,414
raised

Funding is now over. Bear with us while we tot up all your pledges!

To create an urban wildflower meadow in Maghull, and thereby to promote wellbeing and community engagement.

What we'll deliver:

  • Plant trees and wildflowers
  • Raise awareness of Stafford Moreton Way Wildflower Meadow, and other Green Spaces.

Why it's a great idea:

Raise appreciation of urban green space and promote wellbeing.

Steps to get it done:

  • Arrange Delivery of (1)Trees from Mersey Forest.
  • (2) Wildflower Turf from Pictorial Meadows,
  • (3) Bluebell Bulbs from ebay
  • (4) Holly Tree from JA Jones Nursery
  • (5) Bark Chippings from local Tree Surgeons.
  • (6) Prepare Art Work for Sign & delivery from Shelley Signs
  • (7) Create Licence with LCP Landowners
  • (8) Identify a day in November (National Tree Week) for Lanscaping & Planting
  • (9) If permission is agreed, order sculpture.
  • (10) If funding and permission possible order materials and labour for plinth.

Promote recycling issues should funding exceed expectations with an educational sign and plinth for an amazing free (pledged in kind) recycled sculpture created by a nationally recognised sculptor.

Gallery

Location Maghull

About the space

Two plots of land either side of the beginning of Stafford Moreton Way, with plantable dimensions of 9.5m x 28m and 4.5m times 17m.

Council

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

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How will the money be spent?Total £6,010

Wildflower Turf 102m² (Inc:VAT, Delivery) - £2,410 (40%)
Sign: Panel & aluminium lectern frame, your artwork - £1,106 (18%)
One day of time, labour and machinery - £1,000 (17%)
282m² x 20cm deep Wood Bark Chippings - £600 (10%)
Holly Tree (Nelly Stevens 3m, 10-12cm girth, inc VAT) - £360 (6%)
10 Trees, ties, stakes, donated and delivered - £200 (3%)
Bluebell Bulbs (1,000) - £80 (1%)
Other - £253 (4%)

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.

40%
Wildflower Turf 102m² (Inc:VAT, Delivery)
£2,410
18%
Sign: Panel & aluminium lectern frame, your artwork
£1,106
17%
One day of time, labour and machinery
£1,000
10%
282m² x 20cm deep Wood Bark Chippings
£600
6%
Holly Tree (Nelly Stevens 3m, 10-12cm girth, inc VAT)
£360
3%
10 Trees, ties, stakes, donated and delivered
£200
1%
Bluebell Bulbs (1,000)
£80
4%
Other
£253
  • Spacehive fees
    £198
  • VAT
    £40
  • Transaction Fees
    £16

Overfunding

This project is enabled for overfunding. If the project hits its funding goal before the end of the campaign period, any extra funds raised will be spent (in order of priority) on: A plinth to mount a free bespoke mesh animal sculpture that can be filled with plastic bottle tops to promote awareness of the need to recycle plastic and protect wildlife (pending permission).

Total £6,010

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