Castle Street

Castle Street

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Castle Street Project Details

Project Name: Castle Street
Location: Macclesfield
Client: Ringway Jacobs Ltd
Completion Date: Oct 2021
Products Used: Lucchetto Cycle Stand, Canape Bench 

In October 2021 Cheshire East Council officially marked the reopening of Castle Street in Macclesfield following the completion of a scheme to transform the area and support the town’s regeneration. The work has seen footways widened and roads resurfaced with natural cobblestone-style paving, newly planted trees, and improved street lighting.

Artform Urban Furniture was appointed by Ringway Jacobs Ltd to provide seating and cycle parking to the new external space. 

The seating option selected was the robust and sizable Canape Bench.
The units consist of a powder-coated steel frame topped with exotic hardwood timber slats and backrests, providing a spacious bench for several users. To maintain the appearance of the benches, custom skate deterrents have been integrated into the design. The benches are positioned in rows of three, complementing the newly resurfaced space and surrounding architecture. 

To further improve the space, Lucchetto Cycle Stands featuring a sealed corten and stainless steel finish were installed at the end of the new road providing stylish cycle parking. Lucchetto stands have the unique appearance of a padlock creating an original cycle parking offering. 

The project is part of a larger strategic regeneration of Macclesfield town centre to encourage greater footfall and business to the area. Castle Street was previously an underused space with vehicles having priority. The road has been opened up to the public to move freely and businesses can also apply for an alfresco dining license to expand their seating to the outside.

Much of the Bailey Street Furniture Group workforce has been raised in and around Macclesfield, making this project a privilege to be a part of.

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