£6.6 million Woolwich squares revamp to get underway

PUBLISHED: 11:02 17 August 2010

Beresford Square

Beresford Square


A £6.6 million project to revamp two squares will get underway next month.

General Gordon Square

The Woolwich Squares project will see the regeneration General Gordon Square and Beresford Square, both in Woolwich, in a bid to host festivals and other public events, both in the day and the night.

General Gordon Square, is set to get a water feature, new terraces, seating and footpaths, as well as new trees, shrubs and new lighting.

Beresford Square will have a new layout for the market, including space for new stalls, new seating and new street lighting.

The project is being funded through the government’s Homes and Communities Agency, Transport for London and developers. It is due to be completed by Spring 2011.

General Gordon Square will close early next month, and the big screen will also be temporarily shutdown. But Charter Market in Beresford Square will remain open to trading.

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