The restoration of Shackleton Gardens has been declared winner of the Heritage Landscape section of the Irish Landscape Institute Awards 2022. Congratulations to all the team; Fingal County Council, MVK Architects, CORA Consulting Engineers, Patrick McCauls Engineers, and Lotts Architecture and Urbanism and the contractors Oldstone Conservation. Greenhouses by Alitex.
Below are the comments of the judging panel.
“Exemplary project, well-designed in research, aspiration, engagement, realisation and ongoing management; sensitive, robust and innovative regarding changing landscape context, past, present and future.”
Shackleton Gardens is located at Beach Park, Clonsilla, Dublin 15.
The Garden is open to the public from 10am to 3pm, Monday to Thursday, and from 9am to 1pm on Fridays. Also open in the summer on Sundays from 9am to 4pm from April.
Read about the official opening here.
See also The Shackleton Garden.