1. Castlebank in Snow

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    It’s great to see so many families enjoying sledging in Castlebank Park. Can you spot our Lord Cornet Elect, Gordon Gray, and family?
  2. Castlebank Project is one step closer

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    We now have funding in place to make a start on phase 1 of the Horticultural Centre. The detailed plans are with the planning department awaiting a building warrant. The contract is out for tender with an expected start date for building of 1st September. Horticultural Education Officer Post This...
  3. Castlebank Horticultural Centre Plans

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    With funding from the Lottery and Leader plus, the Development Trust has been able to commission an architect to draw up plans to renovate the old saw mill for the Horticulture Centre and growing area on the old tennis courts. These plans have now been submitted to the Planning Department...
  4. Castlebank Play Park

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    The new play park at Castlebank was finally open for children during the schools October holiday week. Although there is still some work to be done in installing park benches, litter bins and new planting the finished result is great and has been given the seal of approval by the...
  5. Friends of Castlebank Park

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    If you are interested in horticulture, heritage or the restoration of one of the Clyde Valley’s best kept secrets, then Lanark Community Development Trust’s ‘Friends of Castlebank Park’ is for you! By becoming a Friend you will not only receive on-going updates on the restoration work, but also have a chance...
  6. Castlebank Park Feasibility Study

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    In January, the Trust commissioned a feasibility study which aimed to investigate the possibility of the Park’s former garages, workshops and tennis courts being transformed into community growing and training space. The study, completed by City Design Co-Operative, looked into not just the use of the physical site but also...
  7. Castlebank Park – Planting Its Future

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    Work is all but complete on the first stage of a project which the Trust hopes will grow to see new life given to Lanark’s ‘jewel in the crown’, Castlebank Park. Back in January, the Trust commissioned a feasibility study which aimed to investigate the possibility of the Park’s former...