Garden of Reflection – Chorley

Project Overview

Location – Chorley

Type – Competition Entry, Community


Chorley – War Memorial Competition Entry

We were invited to contribute an entry for this competition to design a Garden of Reflection at Astley Park in Chorley.  The brief was to design a performance space to accommodate events, engage the local community and raise awareness of issues affecting the armed forces.  Our response featured a ‘ramphitheatre’ leading from the existing ground level down to the performance space, which allowed for different seating terraces with disabled access.  The performance space is marked and covered by a sculptural brass canopy, poetic in form and instantly recognisable.

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