March 10th, 2011

Burgage Square at the heart of the Merchant Gate Regeneration scheme has received resounding praise at the Wakefield Civic Trust Awards. The scheme has been awarded ‘Best New Development’ with judges commending the preservation of  sight lines of the Town Hall and County Hall  and the public realm enhancements as being ‘first class’. Kevin Trickett President of the Wakefield Civic Society stated ‘English Cities Fund, the developers of Merchant Gate, have successfully delivered the first phase of a major project that is helping to change the face of the city’.