Duncan Place & Coronation Park

Ongoing Project

Project Overview

Duncan Place & Coronation Park
To create a new library and community hub and to open up the building to the park and high street. The new extension on the existing building will enable the library to integrate more into a wide variety of existing community groups. Coronation Park is also set for significant investment to create an improved and attractive park for both local residents and visitors to the town.
  • Objective Visit Loftus
  • Completion 2023 - 2024

Themes


DUNCAN PLACE UPDATES

  • £2.2M of externally funded grants as part of the Loftus Regeneration Masterplan
  • WB Construction Ltd – a local Teesside based company – were awarded the main construction contract.
  • Works started at the beginning of September 2022 and completed in August 2023.
  • The new facility now accommodates the new Loftus Library, Loftus Family Hub, and Youth & Community Services all under one roof.
  • Access is to continue from the A174 up Duncan Place until the car park in Coronation Park is completed in March 2024 – please park at other Loftus car parks if possible during this period.

CORONATION PARK UPDATES

  • A £1.2M external funded scheme as part of the Loftus Regeneration Masterplan.
  • Works to improve the park started in April 2023 with a target completion of early March 2024.
  • Local Teesside company Seymour’s Civil Engineering were awarded the main construction contract
  • The project will plant 18 new semi-mature trees as well as new shrubs, herbaceous planting, rejuvenated rose beds and floral wildflower mix to improve biodiversity
  • The park will provide a powered events space for shows and markets
  • A new and large solid stone stepped area will come straight off the high-street, up stone masons bank, and access the park and Duncan Place from a totally new connection
  • A projector wall on stone masons bank will beam light shows and cultural information
  • A new memorial area in the park is to be built and all existing plaques relocated to a quiet seating area, with a new plaque dedicated to King Charles III
  • New benches, lights, and fencing will be provided to improve the visitor experience
  • A large level accessible pedestrian footpath boulevard is to be built linking the new 17 bay car park to Duncan Place and is intended to be the main public parking for that facility once opened in early 2024

What will it deliver?

Improved community services within one community hub, a new Loftus Library, a new community hall, a revitalised Park with events capability.

Masterplan News

Loftus FAQs – August 2023

Loftus FAQs – August 2023 - Image

A public meeting was held on Thursday 27th July at Loftus Town Hall, where Redcar and Cleveland Brough Council Officers from the Place Development and Investment Team took question from the community. We’ve put together the answers to the questions…

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CORONATION PARK IMPROVEMENT WORKS UPDATE FACTS FEBRUARY 2023

CORONATION PARK IMPROVEMENT WORKS UPDATE FACTS FEBRUARY 2023 - Image

Coronation Park is set for significant investment to create an improved and attractive park for both local residents and visitors to the town. The improvement works will build upon the heritage and existing focal aspects found within the park, such…

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RESIDENTS and visitors of Loftus will see parts of the High Street transformed this year, as key construction projects will begin to take shape

<strong>RESIDENTS and visitors of Loftus will see parts of the High Street transformed this year, as key construction projects will begin to take shape</strong> - Image

We’ve been very busy over the past two years working on schemes to Loftus and the High Street. A significant amount of development work has gone into the projects before they are deliverable on the ground, such as: feasibility and…

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PROGRESS UPDATE: DUNCAN PLACE STARTS WORKS AND CORONATION PARK REDEVELOPMENT GIVEN PLANNING PERMISSION!

PROGRESS UPDATE: DUNCAN PLACE STARTS WORKS AND CORONATION PARK REDEVELOPMENT GIVEN PLANNING PERMISSION! - Image

Duncan Place On the 1st of September 2022 local Teesside contractor, WB Construction Ltd, started the works to transform the current Youth and Community Centre into the Duncan Place facility which will be a central location in Loftus for new…

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