Landscape contractor sought for the Paddock public realm improvement works

Tender is worth £1,800,000 over the year-long duration of the contract

The project is funded by the Government’s Future High Streets Fund to enable additional improvements to be made to the town centre in Chatham, Kent.

Part of the fund will be used to landscape and restructure The Paddock, and improve the public space.

The improvements are designed to celebrate the area's heritage as well as making the area more accessible and easier to get around for both residents and visitors.

Works include:

  • new seating using timber reclaimed from Chatham Waterfront creating a new central open space with a focal water feature
  • reinstating Military Road with improved accessibility
  • new planted areas to increase biodiversity, retained lawn spaces
  • removal of a small number of trees which are in poor conditionto be replaced with healthy trees. There will be no overall net loss of trees
  • enhanced lighting
  • maintenance of the scheme.

The closing date for applications for the tender is 17 October.

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