Heigham Park in Norwich at risk

Birds eye view of Heigham Park showing proposed new tennis courts

Heigham Park in Norwich is at risk from plans by Norwich Council to replace grass tennis courts with three floodlit all-weather courts. The Gardens Trust have objected to the proposals for Heigham Park, which do not respect the historic status of this Grade II registered park, designed by Captain Arnold Sandys-Winsch in 1921. We applaud the council’s […]

Gardens Trust protects Hampton Court landscape

Aerial view of Hampton Court landscape with proposed development

The Gardens Trust conservation team have helped to protect the landscape setting of Hampton Court from an overbearing development, after a sustained campaign since 2018. Elmbridge Planning Committee have decisively refused the planning application for the site, which would have engulfed Hampton Court Station in East Molesey, directly opposite Grade I registered Hampton Court. The station, […]

GT welcomes new Audience Development and Engagement Officer

Photo of Frankie Taylor, new GT Audience Development and Engagement Officer

The Gardens Trust is delighted to welcome Frankie Taylor as our new Audience Development and Engagement Officer. Frankie will be working on the ‘Engaging with our Future’ project, which is being supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. She brings a range of skills from working in the charity and heritage sectors, which will help […]