The new park at Ravenscraig is open.
Location of the park
About the park
The first parts of the park opened earlier this summer and provides new opportunities for:
- play and recreation
- sports and leisure for people of all ages
- families and communities to enjoy a high quality green environment
The final parts of the park, the pitch and the café kiosk, will open in the autumn.
We’ll continue to work with our contractor, idverde, who will help us maintain the Park over the next two years working with local schools to offer opportunities for work experience and placements.
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The planning application for the Park was approved in February 2019. You can see the details of our proposals and view other information on this by using the reference number 18/01829/FUL on the online planning system.
How the park was developed
All of the aerial images have been provided by David Neilson, student at New College Lanarkshire.
27 July 2021 - New park brings summer fun for families - New £3.7 million public park on the site of the former steelworks at Ravenscraig welcomes its first visitors.
08 June 2021 - Ravenscraig park serves up its latest attraction - Two enterprising students from New College Lanarkshire open catering kiosk.
14 May 2021 - Summer opening for new public park - New public park being created at Ravenscraig to open in time for the school summer holidays.
22 October 2020 - Competition offers business start-up opportunities - Students win chance to run their own business.
11 June 2019 - Conservation students visit Ravenscraig park site with VHE - Science students given access to the site.
7 June 2019 - First work starts on new public park - Plans for play areas, sensory garden, cycle and walking routes.
1 April 2019 - New public park to be created - Exciting development on Ravenscraig.