New details of how pocket park scheme will look in Norfolk town
PUBLISHED: 09:27 24 May 2020 | UPDATED: 09:27 24 May 2020
More details have emerged of how a public open space as part of a pocket park scheme will look in Dereham.
Plans have been submitted for a change of use of vacant land to a community garden, meeting space and performance area next to Wrights Walk and Chapel Walk in the town centre.
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The town council has no objection to the proposals for the 0.63 hectare site, provided the area is designated as public open space.
Breckland Council said: “The plans for the park will now become a reality in 2020 due to a successful funding partnership bid between the community group, The aboutDereham Partnership, the site landowner Dencora and Breckland Council.
“A £15,000 grant has been awarded from the Pocket Park Fund, part of the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government, for the new community space which will be match-funded by Breckland Council to ensure this project proceeds.”
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