We’re nearly there! Brenda and Keith adding the first coping stone.
Brenda gets stuck into a technical section of the dry stone wall
More delights to be found when digging at Springvale! This time it is a pile of wire cables.
“It looks like an archeological dig around here”!
Getting into the swing of it!
Workers cutting up damaged tables to sell for scrap metal
Clearing paving from the front of the site using the digger
The digger clearing tree-roots and brambles
Hearting for the gaps in the wall
Some of the coping stones are on, and we’re almost done!
Working out the technical side of dry stone walling
Topsoil from the former playing fields at Penistone ALC.
Truck arrives with topsoil for Springvale.
Great polytunnel framework but the cover blew away a long time ago…
A building with no roof. What should we do with this?
Making use of available resources
What do you think we could do here?
Flower Bed. Before….
Lots of clearing to do!
Let’s get stuck in!
Take a close look at this lot!
Laing O’Rourke Digger arrives at Springvale.
These photos show the environmental restoration side of the garden. We’ve inherited a site contaminated with a lot of rubbish, and have a long way to go to turn some grotty corners into productive food-growing areas.
Springvale Community Garden
Penistone & District Community Partnership, Town Hall House, Shrewsbury Road, Penistone, South Yorkshire, S36 6DY
Phone (office): 01226 766690
Phone (mobile): 0758 24 72236 Click map for site location