Exeter, News

Urbanisation of Cathedral Green?

Exeter’s famous old cathedral has always had an extensive Cathedral Green where people sit out in fine weather, enjoy a packed lunch or just chat with friends.

At present a complete refurbishment is underway, with new, wider pathways and other intrusions on the grass.

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However, the scale of the work is causing some consternation among regular users. Is the Green being subtly urbanised? Is the wish for a tidier entrance to the cathedral reducing its character as a vital green space at the heart of Exeter?

Judge for yourself by clicking on the photographs.

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