The doors to a new £1.5 million visitor centre were opened to the public for the first time yesterday at Gedling Country Park
Hot and cold drinks will now be available to visitors of the park in the centre’s new Café 1899 – which is named after the year the former Gedling Colliery was first opened. The venue also a fully licensed bar.
Plans are also now in place to develop a heritage site in another building close by to the new attraction to commemorate the history of the colliery which once occupied the site.
The centre was opened by leader of Gedling Borough Council Cllr John Clarke and deputy leader of the council Michael Payne.