Hastings Borough Council’s design team has worked for seven years on the restoration of Alexandra Park, which includes £700,000 of spending on paths, £230,000 on a play area and nearly £19,000 on lights.
The park is a classic Victorian serpentine-shaped green space with ponds and structured planting jostling with wilder areas for rambling and walking dogs.
The project, which received £2.5 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund, includes nearly £400,000 of building work on a bandstand, tea house, tennis pavilion and new loos.
Alexandra Park is due to be reopened on April 24 after delays caused by funding. Onyx UK gave £850,000 towards the work and the Environment Agency £27,000.
Other areas of improvement are boundary railings, which cost just over £300,000 and litter and dog-mess bins, which racked up £27,000.
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