Video: what’s the plan?

We had a good turnout today for our public consultation at St Matthew’s Primary School, and then across the road in the evening at St Matthew’s Church. Thanks to all who came along and asked questions! In this video, Sam Willis explains the idea behind the cafe: Didn’t get along? Don’t worry, you can view…

Our crowdfunder is live!

We’ve drawn up the plans, shown them to as many people as we can, and fine tuned them with loads of your suggestions. You know what comes next – help us make it happen! We’ll need some major funding to refurbish and transform the building, and we’ll be turning to larger fundraisers for that. That…

Have your say on your new cafe

We’d like to invite you to meet the architect for the People’s Park cafe, and share all your thoughts and ideas. St Matthew’s School are kindly hosting us, and we’d love to see you there. Spread the word!

Photos from our Easter consultation

On Easter saturday we were able to welcome dozens of people through the building and our plans for it. Thank you to all those who came along to see for themselves! Information boards were hung up on the side of the building, and David Landau and Konni Deppe talked people through the possibilities. Tours of…

The plan

What could this building become? How could we use it in future?

The Building

The future cafe building is a one-storey brick construction near the playing fields. It’s a more versatile building than it appears.

The park

People’s Park is located in the High Town area of Luton. It has a green space with a playground and playing fields, and woodlands at the top. In between is a grassy slope that’s good for sunbathing in the summer and sledging in the winter.

Easter fun day and consultation

Join us on Easter Saturday for a family fun day in People’s Park, 2-4pm. There will be a nature trail, craft activities, games and a pay-what-you-like bouncy castle. The proposed designs for the cafe will be on display, and you’ll be able to walk around the building and see it for yourself. The family fun…

St Matthew’s School assembly

Thanks to St Matthews Primary School for letting us tap the wisdom of your students at our consultation. All sorts of ideas were generated for layouts and menus, and the team were inspired by your enthusiasm and creativity! We want as many people as possible to tell us what they’d like to see in the…

Architect appointed

We’re delighted to be able to announce that Ana Sutherland RIBA has been appointed to the project. Her enthusiasm for the idea and experience on similar buildings makes her perfect for the role, and we look forward to seeing the proposals take shape. See Francisco Sutherland Architects for more.