A Huge thank you to all our supporters – Target hit

A Huge thank you to all our supporters – Target hit

Roman Gardens

Huge, huge  thanks to everyone who has pledged and so helped us achieve our target for the first stage of the Roman Gardens project nine days of the deadline date.

We appreciate all the pledges received, big or small, all of which are invaluable to the project.

The next stage is to obtain professional help to submit our planning application. We’ll be on with this straightaway and keep you posted with updates.

As at Thursday 11th June we would like to thank the following individuals:

Vox Andersen Tom Francis Diane Lewis Colin, Naomi, Anya & Petra Smith
Lisa Ashurst Stephen Freeman Oliver Lougheed Graham Smith
Dr Pete Atkinson Ed Fulker James McCaffrey Paul Smith
Lauren & Trevor Bailes Mariag Gonzalez Vicky McCarrick Rachel Southern-Holland
Sandra Berns Chris Gray Callum McCaul Jane Speller
 Lee Bevan Sarah Green Calum McGowan Sam Stafford
John Birkhead Giles Grover Iain McGowan Carol Standfield
 Phil Bonner Laura Hackett Stephen McGuire Anne Strachan
James Bowers &Stuart McGill Gemma Hall & David McBride Susan Manson Alexandra Taylor
Sarah Brearley Tony Hill Sara Martin Johan Van der Merwe
Tom Brothwell Robin Heywood Carol Middleton Claire Venables
Jill Burdett Beth Hopper Karl Milburn & Paul Dillon Pal Vik
Jonny C Ian Hornby Andy Moss Pauline Walford
Paul Cannon Gary Hough Andrew Morland Emma Warren
Cristiano Cardarelli Mark Hubbard Tina Mullen Simon Watts
Marilyn Carroll Roz Hughes Rachel Mutters Ann & Colin Webb
Tom Cartlidge Jan Hutchings May Ling Nuttman John Wildman
Helen Cavanagh Toni Infante Andy Parkinson Gail Willock
David Christie Michael Ingall David Payne Darrell Wilson
Ian Christie Peggy Kynaston Cllr Kevin Peel Rob Young
Charlotte Clemo Michelle Isme Katie Prior & Rob Mathison Anonymous x 6
Mark Crossfield Matt Kramer Norman Redhead
Niraj Dattani Alex King Catherine Roberts
Matthew Dixon Stephen Lake & Amanda Jones Alan Rooney
David Farrell Therese Larsson Alison Ross
Jamie Ferguson David Livesey Liz Rowley
Alex Flahive Kwong Lee Jeremy Shine
Jack Fisher Vincent Lee Mark Slattery
Emma Foster Steven Lindsay Oliver Lougheed

and thanks to the following businesses:

Allied London £5,000

Auto Trader £2000

Barca Bar £500

Castlefield Estates (Dukes 92) £5,000

Dyer Environmental Controls £50

Dimitris £350

Instituto Cervantes  £300

Manchester Confidential £500

Manchester Residential Management £300

MakeMCR £2,500

Olliers £100

Rendall & Ritner Regional Ltd £300

Scanlans Property Management LLP £200

Urbanbubble £500


and the following individuals and organisations:
Steve Merridew, Becky Newiss, Jenny Ferguson and Darrell Wilson at Building Design Partnership (BDP) for contributing £15,105 ‘in kind’ by working free of charge to produce the Roman Gardens Master Plan

Norman Redhead, Heritage Management Director at the Greater Manchester Archaeological Advisory Service, for giving a talk free of charge on the Roman History of Manchester as part of our fund-raising for this project and to Dukes 92 for hosting this event free of charge.

Manchester City Council who, through their cash grant scheme, payed for the cost of the initial tree survey.

Asif & Jodie of Castlefield Artisans Market for providing a free stall to promote this project

Patrick Marmion and Tim Ross of T3 Events for providing a free stall at Castlefield Food Festival to promote this project

The Secret Film Society for donating 2 tickets for their June film event that we were able to raffle to raise funds

Service Point for discounted printing charges for posters, leaflets and banners

Anne Strachan of Crowdfunding Uk for ongoing advice and support

Sir Howard Bernstein, Manchester City Council Chief Executive, for encouraging us to join the Manchester Crowdfunding Pilot set up to support community group fundraising projects.




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