Gwydir Street Friends is a network of residents, which aims to enrich community life in and around Gwydir Street, Cambridge (UK) by taking an evidence-based approach to identifying the community needs and wishes of all Gwydir residents and where possible fulfilling these through a non-political, non-hierarchical collaborative effort. 🌱
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The group’s current goals are to:
Participation in Gwydir Street Friends is free, inclusive and open to anyone who:
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Gwydir Street Friends and Ainsworth Area Residents’ Association are part of a street greening pilot project run by Cambridge City Council, which aims to increase the number of window boxes and hanging baskets in the local area, promote biodiversity, foster community links and make the area more vibrant.
Gwydir Street residents are invited to bring the street to life with plants and join the community with an annual window box competition!
Gwydir Street became Cambridge's first official Hedgehog Highway in 2019!
Join us to help save our local hedgehogs by linking our gardens and greenspaces and making them more hedgehog-friendly.
The Festive Windows project has been brightening up Gwydir Street each winter since 2020, with new illuminated window displays unveiled each day in December!
Find out more about the project in Cambridge Independent's coverage of the festive window displays in 2021.
Gwydir Street is home to David Parr House - a preserved terraced house containing an extraordinary secret world of an Arts & Crafts Worker's home. The house is open to the public for guided tours in small groups.
Watch this space for information on History Works' Blue Plaque project coming to Gwydir Street...
Did you know this area used to be known locally as Sturton Town? Please enjoy these wonderful video tours that Helen Weinstein of History Works has made featuring Gwydir Street and the local area!