Great to see the announcement about Central Government funding for the park at Mayfield highlighted in The Guardian's recent article. The vision for a major new park for Manchester was established in our early masterplanning work for the landowners from 2010 onwards. Since their appointment in 2016, U+I and Studio Egret West have turned this vision in to an design which, with this news, will now become an exciting reality.
'“The Manchester park is wonderful because I think we only really get a once-in-a-generation opportunity to create new parks” - Jenifer White, Historic England’s national landscape advisor,
Bennetts Associates is masterplanning a new 24-acre urban quarter in central Manchester, immediately to the south of Piccadilly Station.