Past Projects
What we have achieved for the town so far

Waterside ducks long ago learnt where visitors and children regularly throw food to them, and Viaduct Terrace is a major feeding station. But it hasn’t always been that way.

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Some years ago, Renaissance Knaresborough put together a plan to turn a scrubby part of the Waterside riverbank into a place where residents and visitors could sit and enjoy the views and the peaceful riverside environment.

The project cost £150,000 to complete, and Viaduct Terrace was opened in 2009 by the then Mayor of Knaresborough Mrs Pam Godsell* and Gordon Renton, then Chair of Renaissance Knaresborough.

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Lucky Ducks! Lucky Knaresborough!

Today Viaduct Walk provides an attractive interpretation board about the riverside and railway, its environment and history.  it also offers a welcome point on our much-loved Waterside for a sit-down, a place to reflect, and another place to feed the ducks.

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* edit - We have been informed that the information previously stated was incorrect. The Mayor at the time was Mrs Pam Godsell. Thank you for informing us and we apologise for any inconvenience.