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Client: Circle Anglia Housing Association
Contract Sum: £950k
Completion: 2005

Part village green, part park and part urban space, Lefevre Park is the last phase and central focus of extensive masterplan to implementation proposals in Bow, East London, resulting from the phased demolition of the 1960’s deck access Tredegar, Monteith and Lefevre Housing Estates.

Approaching the park from the street market bustle of Roman Road you are welcomed by giant flower sculptures by artist Helena Roden. Here there is no enclosure or park railings marking a dead space at night, but rather a 24/7 dynamic space. This ensures that the heart of the park is in constant use, limiting opportunities for misuse. A spinal footpath links the four principle areas of the park: Play Area, Central Green, Big Lawn and Youth Zone, to the new neighbourhoods beyond.