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Work set to begin

Work is set to begin on a £2.5 million project to transform an area at the heart of Leicester’s Cathedral Quarter. The construction contract for Cathedral Gardens and the reconstruction of nearby Peacock Lane and St Martin’s has now been awarded, and work is due to begin on site from Monday, November 11. The Very…

Wyggeston Garden View

A garden view

An inviting and sinuous series of more intimate garden spaces, hedged enclosures and weaving pathways draw inspiration from the intricate filigree of the headstones and referencing the heritage and fabric pattern of Leicester. The garden space is set at the level of Peacock Lane and presents an accessible shortcut from the southern approach through to…

Cathedral Gardens aerial view2

Introduction

It’s almost exactly 6 months since all the serving clergy of the diocese were invited to join Her Majesty the Queen for that wonderfully moving service in our Cathedral, followed by the reception for invited guests in St Martins House, as Leicester was privileged to be chosen as the best place to make the inaugural…