Roberts Park, Saltaire

People in Roberts Park, Saltaire

Heritage Grants

Bradford, Yorkshire and The Humber
City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Roberts Park was opened in 1871, as an integral element of the model village created by Sir Titus Salt for his mill workers.

The park is located within the Saltaire World Heritage Site and is home to six listed structures. The park’s restoration forms one of the key objectives for the World Heritage Site management plan.

The project focused on restoring the Grade II listed historic landscape and park infrastructure, replacing lost features, and encouraging more visitors to the park.

Roberts Park is typical of the era and displays careful attention to symmetry and mathematical proportion. The northern portion of the park is characterised by a system of serpentine paths, landscaped gardens and a promenade with three shelters and a statue of Sir Titus Salt. The project included plans to improve the three Grade II listed shelters, as well as the pavilions, East Park lodge and the statue of Sir Titus Salt. The project also involved the reinstatement of the original bandstand and improvement works to the footpaths and the riverbank. 

More like this...

Moor Park secures £1.7million of Lottery funding for major restoration

The HLF grant is part of a £2,165,000 project which aims to bring Moor Park back to life with improvements to paths, park furniture and heritage features such as the Observatory. The project includes the creation of a regional skate park as well as improvements to the tree stock, entrance features,

Multi-million pound boost to for New Forest National Park

A £2.9m HLF Landscape Partnership grant has been earmarked for the National Park to restore lost habitats, develop Forest skills and inspire a new generation to champion and care for the New Forest. The seven-year New Forest Landscape Partnership will be led by the New Forest National Park Authority

Pearson Park secures Heritage Lottery Fund support

It was announced today that Hull City Council and the Pearson Park Trust have received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and the Big Lottery Fund for Pearson Park. The project aims to restore and preserve the heritage of Pearson Park, where acclaimed poet Phillip Larkin lived in a