The Sites

Marshalls Yard / Trinity Street Tesco Entrance


This is a major pedestrian route in and out of Marshalls Yard. One area of this land is used as a short cut and consequently has a perpetual mud track across it. This would also be tied in with the area of land in front of Tesco’s loading bay. Any visitors to Marshalls Yard drive or walk past these sites and so they are their initial impression of the commercial centre of Gainsborough.

The ambition for this site:

To create an official route from Trinity Street and Tesco through to Marshalls Yard that would be maintained as such instead of the mud track remaining. The areas could be planted up which would have a strong visual impact on those entering the town centre, at limited cost.

Morton Corner


This is the Northern route into Gainsborough and has an area of land that has always been landscaped but now requires a revamp.

The ambition for this site:

To replant the raised beds, add some new shrubs and create areas for seasonal planting.

PING roundabout

PING Roundabout


This is a large roundabout on a main access route into town from the East. It is a new roundabout build, part of the road landscape for Trent Valley Academy school and currently laid to lawn. It is also on the entrance to Corringham Road Industrial Estate.

The ambition for this site:

The roundabout is a large area and as such would require significant landscaping. It requires the inclusion of trees and shrubs for evergreen structure, height, and interest with areas for seasonal planting and colour.

Roseway

Roseway


Having received generous sponsorship from Stallard Kane Associates, the group are consulting with District Highways about extending a scheme around the Roseway area.

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Thorndike Way / Trinity Street Roundabout


Arguably the most viewed site in Gainsborough as it is on the crossroads for the traffic from Lincoln, Nottinghamshire, the town centre and the coast. It would benefit from low maintenance and a lower scheme of planting around the base of the topiary tractor so that the centrepiece could be viewed without restriction.

The ambition for this site:

A revamp for the planting but most importantly a strategy for regular maintenance to prevent weeds ruining the tiled surround

Whittons Gardens

Whittons Gardens


This area is planned to have the winning Gainsborough in Bloom 2012 School Competition Designs planted up.