North Cross

Plymouth City Council

North Cross is a busy pedestrian and vehicular roundabout between the main railway station, the university and the city centre. We will change this space from bland cut glass to a sea of wild flowers.

Visitor Information

North Cross
Plymouth
PL4 6DX

1,000s of people pass this site every day whether they be commuters, shoppers or visitors to the city. Our project will put a smile on everyone's faces and welcome them to the city.

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Project slideshow

North Cross before transformation

Monday, March 9, 2015

Coming soon!

Friday, March 20, 2015

Sprayed to kill grass

Saturday, March 21, 2015

April fools!

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Stone-burying begins

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Stone-burying continues

Friday, April 3, 2015

Stone-burying completed

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Sowing wildflowers

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

More wildflower sowing...

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Seedlings emerging

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Stencil washing logos

Friday, July 3, 2015

Finished stencil

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Cornflowers!

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Flower riot!

Monday, July 6, 2015

Bright flowers for commuters

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Flowertastic!

Friday, July 10, 2015

What a buzz!

Monday, July 13, 2015

Positive feedback!

Monday, August 3, 2015

More positive feedback!

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Unveiling interpretation board

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Seed collecting & until next yr!

Thursday, August 27, 2015

What we've been up to

What we did Date How many people took part Who was there
Young people from Plymouth Environmental Action harvesting seeds which were later dried and spread across several other wildflower meadows 28/08/2015 - 12:00 30 20 – 25 years
Kew logos and social media tags stencilled into pavement. 03/07/2015 - 17:00 3 Mixed ages
Volunteers (members of public, Friends Forum and Plymouth Environmental Action) came along and helped spread wildflowers. 08/04/2015 - 10:00 30 Mixed ages
Spraying of grass to prepare for wildflowers 20/03/2015 - 10:00 2 Mixed ages
Stone-buried the site in preparation for seeding. 01/04/2015 - 10:00 3 35 – 44 years