Millions in Lottery funding confirmed for East End's Victoria Park
VICTORIA is in line for a whopping �12 million make-over after it won lottery funding, it was announced today (Wednesday). The East End park will receive �4.5 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Big Lottery Fund s Big Parks for People programme
VICTORIA Park is in line for a whopping �12 million make-over after it won lottery funding, it was announced today (Wednesday).
The East End park will receive �4.5 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Big Lottery Fund's Big Parks for People programme.
Coupled with funding from Tower Hamlets council, it means a �12 million spending spree to bring improvement plans to life.
Almost three years in the making, the multi-million pound improvement plans saw more than 5,000 residents and visitors have their say on what they would like the park to look like.
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From an urban beach and skate park to restored model boating lake and historical monuments, the council says the plans will become a reality in time for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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