GUISELEY’S GREAT BRITISH STORY

Friends of Parkinson's Park CIC

The Ark Display team who installed the boards.

Parkinson’s Park had the first Guiseley heritage interpretation boards put up today (23rd August 2018), the culmination of a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee project sponsored by the Heritage Lottery Fund.  (And the board quality is London grade.)

For  the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee FOPP received support from the Heritage Lottery Fund’s ‘Great British Story’ Programme to research and bring to life the rich historical, geological and ecological events that have shaped the Park from glacial ice sheets to Crompton Parkinson.  The idea of the project was to tell ‘every mans history’, and to help bring a sense of community back to an area that many people felt had lost some of its sense of place .   We wanted to help inspire a revival in community through heritage.

Geology and Ecology Board

For the research we ran a range of projects including a geophysical survey…

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