Bedford Square Gateway Project

The image shows Devonshire Square in Loughborough following the completion of the Bedford Square Gateway Project

This project has been completed. it has made the town centre attractive and accessible and linked the urban with open spaces such as the award-winning Queen's Park.

The scheme, led by Charnwood Borough Council, has seen:

  • footpaths widened to make it better for pedestrians
  • high-quality paving used across the area
  • created a public open space in Devonshire Square which can be used for events
  • parking retained
  • new pedestrian crossings and raised tables added to improve pedestrian safety
  • new character street light added
  • decorative paving stones added which celebrate the town's heritage
  • and new street furniture and planting added to the area

The project was funded by the Council, Loughborough Town Deal and also a grant from the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership.

Loughborough Town Deal Grant: £1.7 million

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