VIDEO: Sheffield Council celebrates success of £3.5m Grey to Green scheme

Sheffield Council showed off the results of a £3.5m regeneration project with a street party yesterday (July 14).

Friday, 15th July 2016, 4:40 pm
Updated Friday, 15th July 2016, 5:44 pm
Lucia Lorente, Community Development officer, pictured with Simon Ogden, head of city regeneration, during the Grey to Green street party. Picture: Marie Caley NSST Grey Green MC 3

The event was held in West Bar to celebrate the success of the Grey to Green project. The council has created a number of planting beds which also act as the country’s longest sustainable drainage system.

Visitors were also able to have a look at the under-construction Love Square park.

Lucia Lorente, Community Development officer, pictured with Simon Ogden, head of city regeneration, during the Grey to Green street party. Picture: Marie Caley NSST Grey Green MC 3

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A Plus Drum Line Band, pictured performing during the street party. Picture: Marie Caley NSST Grey Green MC 1
Nigel Dunnett, Professor of Planting design at Sheffield University department of Landscape, pictured. Picture: Marie Caley NSST Grey Green MC 2
The new 'Pocket Park', Love Square, under construction. Picture: Marie Caley NSST Grey Green MC 6
Kieron Lawless, Tristan Hinds, Volunteer Health Champions, pictured with Andy Girdham, Autism Plus Community Fundraiser and Kirsty Fields, Autism Plus Health Champion Project Co-ordinator. Picture: Marie Caley NSST Grey Green MC 5
Matthew Wakefield, Director of National Emergency Services Museum, pictured during the street party. Picture: Marie Caley NSST Grey Green MC 4
Lucia Lorente, Community Development officer, pictured with Simon Ogden, head of city regeneration, during the Grey to Green street party. Picture: Marie Caley NSST Grey Green MC 3
A Plus Drum Line Band, pictured performing during the street party. Picture: Marie Caley NSST Grey Green MC 1
Nigel Dunnett, Professor of Planting design at Sheffield University department of Landscape, pictured. Picture: Marie Caley NSST Grey Green MC 2
The new 'Pocket Park', Love Square, under construction. Picture: Marie Caley NSST Grey Green MC 6
Kieron Lawless, Tristan Hinds, Volunteer Health Champions, pictured with Andy Girdham, Autism Plus Community Fundraiser and Kirsty Fields, Autism Plus Health Champion Project Co-ordinator. Picture: Marie Caley NSST Grey Green MC 5
Matthew Wakefield, Director of National Emergency Services Museum, pictured during the street party. Picture: Marie Caley NSST Grey Green MC 4