wanted to create a Feature that had visible links
with the past, industrial use of the site. Initially
local schools were involved in the design for the
Millennium Feature although sadly the design could
not be finally implemented due to planning and cost
final design is constructed of Sussex, hand made bricks
erected on the remains of the old engine shed. The
north face has three stainless steel etchings, copied
from photographs of brickmaking in the area whilst
the south face has a seat where visitors can rest
and enjoy the views across the meadows.
Green was officially opened on 18th May 2002 by the
Mayor of Uckfield, Councillor Barrie Murray who was
thanked by the then Chairman, Bob Sweetland.
celebrations were supported by many of those who had
been involved in the creation of the Green and included
representatives from Uckfield Town Council, East Sussex
County Council and Wealden District Council.
were a number of stalls and events including a Treasure
Hunt organised by Little Horstead School. In
spite of a brief shower of rain, the event went off