Wakefield Council Unveils the revamped Clarence Park Bandstand

Date: 30/05/2014
PR 4576

Wakefield Council will unveil the newly revamped Clarence Park Bandstand after a huge transformation.

Clarence Park Bandstand has undergone various major refurbishments throughout the winter months after funding of £50,000 was received from the Waste Recycling Environmental Agency (WREN) along with £10,000 contribution from the Council.

Improvements were completed by RJS Property Solutions and included a new roof, guttering, lighting, damp eradication, drainage, alarm system, refurbished changing rooms and a coat of paint was completed in time for this year's diary of events.

Cllr Maureen Cummings, Cabinet member for Environment and Communities said: "It is brilliant that this iconic building has been refurbished. These improvements will preserve Clarence Park Bandstand and allow local residents to enjoy what this historic building has to offer."

It is widely anticipated that the appeal of the regenerated building will now attract other user groups such as Amateur Dramatics, Church Choirs and Schools within the Wakefield area.

Current confirmed attendees at the reopening include Cllr Hilary Mitchell, Members of Wakefield Music Collective, Members of CHaT Parks friends group, Manager of RJS property Solutions who carried out the work,  Council officers, representatives from WREN funding Ltd and Music students from Outwood Grange Academy. ​