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Gascoigne Park: A Blueprint for Urban Harmony and Social Connection

Gascoigne Park, a project completed in May 2023 through collaboration with All Urban and Barking Council in London, stands as a testament to the commitment to creating a multifaceted space.

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Designed to be more than just a park, it serves as a canvas for social engagement, active recreation and moments of quiet contemplation. The park’s core objective is to foster a sense of community, ensuring it becomes a cherished space for everyone. A delightful blend of exploration, climbing, balancing and informal seating areas invites visitors to experience joyful moments in diverse ways.

The MoveArt structures add a layer of uniqueness to the park, encouraging users to explore and interact with it organically over an extended period. It inspires imagination and new ways of exploring.

Tim Spain of landscape architect firm Turkington Martin says: “The MoveArt furniture is integral to the park’s design and character, and the two have been developed hand in hand through an open dialogue and continual support from MoveArt and the All Urban team, enriching the user experience of the park, whether it be through play, social interaction, quiet contemplation or simply passing by.

“The way that users of the park are able to interact with the MoveArt furniture is key to the essence of exploration of a river/watercourse and each of the elements was selected with the MoveArt and All Urban team to provide different levels of energy across the park, from more passive, explorative experiences to more energetic opportunities.”

The park also includes traditional dedicated play areas to engage a spectrum of play senses – swinging, sliding, climbing, balancing and jumping. Beyond individual play, the design enhances social interactions between children and their caregivers, further enriching the communal spirit of Gascoigne Park.

“I am proud to see our vision come to life at Gascoigne Park. It exemplifies our commitment to innovative urban solutions and sustainable development, setting a high standard for excellence in our industry,” adds Paul Collings, Managing Director at All Urban.”

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