This article is extracted from the December issue of the Warwick Green Spaces newsletter, which can be accessed through this link
A lot of preparation work going on, including complete replacement of the very corroded girders the support the floor. We should remember all this behind the scenes work when we celebrate the reopening.
Splendid, the path along the river is now open again as you can see with the Warwickshire Pride festival getting going in the background here
Gardens restoration evidently demands a lot of labour (dominantly male so far), but there is some impressive equipment to see close up. Earlier on the paths were stripped by a complicated gadget, and today (August 16th) the new asphalt is being spread by this paver:
They promise a smaller version when it comes to the paths under the Arches! Meanwhile it works at some pace, aided by several blokes as you can see here, together with the resultant surface.
He offered to let me have a go, but I politely declined… We can appreciate this effort in years to come when it’s all finished.