Gathering Accessibly: Inspiration and very practical prompts for the Castle Gateway project

There is now an EU award – the Access City Award – that highlights cities that are building accessibility into the heart of their work and their new developments. To develop the conversations on access for the Castle Gateway project, this blog pulls out some inspiring and practical ideas from just two (of the nine) … Read moreGathering Accessibly: Inspiration and very practical prompts for the Castle Gateway project

New Visuality – creative young people’s ideas for a future Clifford’s Tower

My Castle Gateway has always been keen to work with neighbours of the development area, so we got into conversation with Greg McGee of According To McGee on Tower Street. Greg had been working with a group of young people, taking an irreverent look at the city’s heritage and posing alternative futures. We suggested they … Read moreNew Visuality – creative young people’s ideas for a future Clifford’s Tower

Gathering Green: Look at Your City walk

13th July 2019 As part of the summer Gathering Place discussions, we’ve planned five Look at Your City walks. The walks use what we can see already in York as a resource for thinking creatively about the new public spaces in the Castle and Eye of York. Ten of use explore Parliament Stree, St Helen’s … Read moreGathering Green: Look at Your City walk

York Castle Museum and its Vision and Ambitions – Reyahn King, York Museum Trust Chief Executive

At the heart of the Castle Gateway area is York Castle Musuem, based in two the most important buildings of the area, the Debtor’s Prision and the Female Prision, nestled in the only remains of the Norman Castle walls and housing outstanding collections exploring the everyday life of the last two centuries. Chief Executive Reyahn … Read moreYork Castle Museum and its Vision and Ambitions – Reyahn King, York Museum Trust Chief Executive

Pre-Application Discussions: St George’s Field Multi-Storey Car Park, Castle Mills Apartment and Castle Mills Bridge

On 1st and 5th June My Castle Gateway ran two events focused specifically on the applications for St George’s Field Multi-storey car park, Castle Mills Apartments and the new bridge over the Foss. Below is a report which links together specific feedback from these June events and the earlier events exploring the applications in March. … Read morePre-Application Discussions: St George’s Field Multi-Storey Car Park, Castle Mills Apartment and Castle Mills Bridge