New railings and hedges for Beacon Park

Work will be getting underway this February to install new railings and a hedge along the Swan Road side of Beacon Park Following discussions with local groups and organisations, Lichfield District Council is replacing an old fence and hedge, which borders Museum Gardens along Swan Road, with a combination of a new yew hedge and… Read more »

BALI Grand Award for Lichfield Historic Parks

On top of winning the Principal Award, the British Association of Landscape Industries chose Lichfield Historic Parks project as the winner of the coveted Grand Award at their awards ceremony this December Lichfield District Council is celebrating after Lichfield Historic Parks project won the top award at the BALI National Landscape Awards. P Casey (Land… Read more »

Award-winning project

Lichfield Historic Parks was Highly Commended in the Environmental Regeneration category of the Southern Staffordshire Regeneraton Awards, which took place on Wednesday 5 December at the Acton Trussell Moat House. These are the Southern Staffordshire Partnership awards that celebrate regeneration projects across southern Staffordshire that were completed between 1 June 2010 and 31 August 2012…. Read more »

Erasmus Darwin statue unveiled

On the 12.12.12 a crowd gathered in Beacon Park’s Museum Gardens to see the official launch of the statue of Erasmus Darwin. Timed to take place on Darwin’s 281st birthday, the green covering on the statue was unveiled by family descendant, Christopher Darwin, and Chairman of Lichfield District Council, Councillor Ken Humphreys. The launch event… Read more »

Conservation group celebrates a successful year

On Wednesday 5 December 2012, Lichfield District Council’s Countryside and Parks Conservation Group celebrated a successful year of conservation work with a bird box building session and a Christmas party in Beacon Park. The 12 members spent the afternoon building 70 bird boxes out of recycled wooden pallets, before donning their Santa hats and enjoying… Read more »