The team has developed branding concepts including logo, website and colour palette options that aim to reflect both the heritage and future of the gardens.
Views are being sought on six logo options via an online survey, which is available at scarborough.gov.uk/consultation up to and including Thursday (May 7).
Scott Matthews, principal landscape architect for Southern Green, who is part of the project team, said: “One of the really distinctive aspects of the gardens is how their design and character have developed over time.
“It is important that this is reflected in the restoration proposals and new identity.
“I encourage the local community to give their views on the concepts so they can play an important part in shaping the future identity of the much-loved gardens.”
The National Lottery Heritage Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund awarded Scarborough Borough Council a grant of £4,665,700 towards the cost of the project to restore and improve the South Cliff Gardens for current and future generations.
The gardens include 14 timber and concrete shelters, perhaps the largest number of historic shelters in any public garden in the country and feature 19th Century Egyptian gates, Italian steps designed by Joseph Paxton, iconic Italian gardens, the first funicular railway in the country, Holbeck Clock Tower, the world’s first chalets, rose garden and the popular Clock Café.
The project was due to start construction work on-site in August this summer, there now may be a delay to this due to Covid-19 pandemic.
A message from the Editor:
Thank you for reading this story on our website. While I have your attention, I also have an important request to make of you.
In order for us to continue to provide high quality and trusted local news on this free-to-read site, I am asking you to also please purchase a copy of our newspaper.
Our journalists are highly trained and our content is independently regulated by IPSO to some of the most rigorous standards in the world. But being your eyes and ears comes at a price. So we need your support more than ever to buy our newspapers during this crisis.
With the coronavirus lockdown having a major impact on many of our local valued advertisers - and consequently the advertising that we receive - we are more reliant than ever on you helping us to provide you with news and information by buying a copy of our newspaper.