Leeman Road Millenium Green

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The Start Of Work On The Site. Gallery

The following pictures are of the work that was done as the site was developed.

Digging the first sod.

The Lord Mayor of York dig's the first sod on the site of the Leeman Road Millennium Green.

The Lord Mayor of York with members of the Trust.

 

Trust Members

 

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Clear the site of the rubbish and erect a new Perimiter fence and tree planting enclosures.

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Access paths installed

These paths enable disabled access to the site.

Tree planting by volunteer's

Trees were planted, and staked for support, and protective wire guards placed around them.

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Volunteer's mulching the planted areas with wood chippings.

 

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Addition of seats on the site

Volunteer's cut and make seats out of old railway sleepers and position them across the site.

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The arrival of the materials.

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Sleeper seating installed on site.

Many thank's to all the volunteer's who helped in this project.

Seating.

 

Seating.

 

Seating

 

The Marker Boulder.

This marker boulder was donated by the staff of the Ombudsmans Office to mark the creation of the Millennium Green in the year 2000.

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The Community Mosiac installed in position on site.

The mosiac was designed and constructed by local adult volunteer's and school children from the community with guidance from the Rural Arts.

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The mosiac was constucted in several sections at St Barnabas School in Bright Street.It was then installed in position-on site by local builder Steve Tyson.

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The installtion of the Pond and Dipping/Viewing platform.

This addition to the site is a very important habitat for the wildlife which is now flourishing there.Frog'sToad's Newt'sDragonflies,Damsel's and Stickleback's plus many other creatures can be seen.

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The work on the Pond area was carried out by C.Y.C. and was funded by the Ward Commitee and Bass.Many thank's to the Funders for their support and Bob William's and his team for a great job done.

The hole was excavated for the pond

 

The hole was emptied of water.

 

The hole was lined with sand.

 

The liner was added.

 

The Viewing/Dipping platform was erected.

 

Another view of the platform

 

Platform

 

Platform

 

This access extension was added later by the B.T.C.V.

 

The pond now that it is finished

This picture shows the pond now,unfortunately we had alot of problems with the liner and the liner was removed and replaced with clay, no more problems since.