Land ahoy; new gardens for Cutty Sark

Steps and slopes to a riverside will define a garden overlooked by one of the world's most famous ships.

Cutty Sark Gardens are to be redesigned by Dutch designers OKRA in a project worth £3m, after plans were approved by Greenwich Council last week. Contractor VolkerHighways will oversee new paths, a water feature, shrubs and trees, and the space will be at the heart of the Maritime Greenwich world heritage site when it reopens next year, said council leader Chris Roberts.


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