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Closed 15/11/2020

raised of £2,500 target by 85 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,797 to save and restore the Viewpark Gardens to their former glory. These initial funds will be used to gain access and begin repairing all damage.

    Viewpark Gardens, Viewpark, North Lanarkshire
    Funded on Sunday, 15th November 2020

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    The Viewpark Gardens

    The Viewpark Gardens and the memories they hold belong to us all." - Lynn, Viewpark Gardens Trust chairperson.

    The Viewpark Gardens are a beautiful and historic treasure in the heart of the Viewpark Community. Due to budget cuts, North Lanarkshire Council have sadly had to withdraw the funding to maintain and manage the Gardens. Placing them at risk of permanent closure and destruction for development.

    ​The Viewpark Gardens Trust (formerly Save Viewpark Gardens) are working to save the Gardens, keep them within the community, and realise the full potential of this historic, valuable, and peaceful sanctuary.

    Above- the view of the pear wall and archway showing the gardens at their most beautiful.

    Viewpark is in the top 5% of deprived areas. Our mission is to keep this beautiful asset within the area.

    The trust is fundraising to allow us to gain access & begin the restoration process of the gardens. Sadly, since the funding was withdrawn, nature has taken over and the gardens are overgrown and unmaintained. We have lost many plants in the tropical glasshouses. Not all is lost! We want to maintain what is left & begin the process of adding new plants for the community to cherish all over again.

    You can find more information about our mission and commitment to the community on our website - HERE

    Some images of the before and after of the glasshouses at the Viewpark Gardens - highlighting some of the work we have to do!



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      • Anonymous


        Oct 22, 2020

      • june craig

        june craig

        Aug 31, 2020

        It's monthly gift time again. All the best for your efforts.


      • Eleanor Wemyss & Jean Miller

        Eleanor Wemyss & Jean Miller

        Aug 29, 2020

        In loving memory of our dear mum who spent many happy hours in the gardens.


      • Anonymous


        Aug 26, 2020

        Thank you for all your efforts in trying to save the gardens


      • Megan


        Aug 12, 2020


      • Janice Longford

        Janice Longford

        Aug 5, 2020

        Good luck with your quest to keep this facility open for the public. Well done.


      • Anonymous


        Aug 4, 2020

        A little piece of hidden charm. Needs to be available for the area, such a nice wee spot & very well cared for.


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      Viewpark Gardens Trust

      Viewpark Gardens Trust

      Viewpark Gardens, Viewpark, North Lanarkshire

      The Viewpark Gardens - Historical buildings, tropical plants & beautiful nature paths throughout. After budget cuts at the local council the gardens have sadly lost it's funding. Our mission is to save the gardens & keep this treasure in the community.

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