By Paul Eeles Campaigners have succeeded in their first step to turn a derelict flyover in Liverpool into an urban sky park. Over £40,000 has been raised through Spacehive, the world’s first civic crowd-funding website. Pledges made through the portal are philanthropic on the basis that projects have to be for the public good. It’s […]
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Development plans for Churchill Flyover, and Strawberry Field to be opened to the public. This interview was first aired on Tony Snell in the morning on the BBC Radio Merseyside broadcast.
by Richard Fairhurst An ambitious plan to transform a Liverpool flyover into a ‘bike route in the sky’ has sailed past its first hurdle. The Churchill Way Flyover is proposed for demolition by Liverpool City Council, at a cost of up to £4m. But the Friends of the Flyover think it would be better reinvented […]
By Eleanor Barlow Group needed to raise more than £40,800 to carry out study A campaign group hoping to transform a Liverpool flyover tonight secured the money it needs to get its project off the ground. Friends of the Flyover hit their target of raising more than £40,800 needed to carry out a feasibility study […]
A crowdfunding project has just weeks to go to meet its target to look into turning the Churchill flyover into an urban park for Liverpool. The project is the brainchild of entrepreneur Kate Stewart who is lobbying the council to create an urban walkway/park instead of a proposed £3m demolition. Kate, who also runs Made […]
The 2012 SIF (Strategic Investment Framework) document for the city proposes the removal of the Churchill way flyover. 2 flyover structures run from Islington, sweeping past the rear of the library and World Museum though to Dale Street and Tithebarn street with a number of walkways beneath them. With costs estimated at between £3-4 million […]
The Churchill Way flyover that takes you from Dale Street and behind the Grade 1-listed buildings of the Cultural Quarter is at the centre of a controversy about whether to demolish it or transform it. What do you think should happen? It would be good to listen to all sides in the argument which is […]
Campaigners argue against demolishing flyovers – and suggest using them for public park by Simon MacMichael Campaigners are fighting to save a pair of flyovers in the centre of Liverpool – and replace them with a “promenade in the sky” similar to ones in New York City and Paris – although unlike those, cycling would […]
Campaigners are trying to save Liverpool City Centre’s flyover and turn it into a pedestrian and cyclist route. The Friends of the Flyover group was set up after the city’s 2012 Strategic Investment Framework (SIF) proposed that the Churcill flyover, which runs past Central Library and the World Museum to Dale Street, be removed. Kate […]
Following a proposed removal of Liverpool’s Churchill Flyover by the city’s 2012 Strategic Investment Framework (SIF), the Friends of the Flyover group have started a campagin to, instead, transform it into a “promenade in the sky”. The flyover, which runs from Islington, past Central Library and the World Museum though to Dale Street has great […]