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In Progress – Glen Esk Urban Greenspace

Client South Lanarkshire Council
Value £750,000
Location East Kilbride

Requirements

Glen Esk is located in a former landfill sight which is now a public open greenspace in East Kilbride which, in recent years has been used by local residents for dog walking and as a through route to the local school.

The project was funded via the Scottish Government Vacant Derelict Land Fund and the site now incorporates native planting and habitat creation, footpaths, boundary treatments, artwork, an outdoor classroom, a junior mountain bike track and a car park.

Main works:

  • Woodland management from the west and east location of the site
  • Removal of existing tarmac path
  • Creation of a woodland path and mountain bike path
  • Creation of 3 ponds and drainage
  • Boardwalk creation
  • Construction of a 265 metre long stone wall
  • Creation of a central leaf feature
  • Installation of stone monoliths
  • Creation of recreational paths
  • Installation of benches and an outdoor classroom
  • Lighting installation
  • Tree, Bulb and Woodland Planting
  • Turfing

Progress Pictures

An aerial view of the site before works began

£750,000

4 months duration
 
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