Birkenhead to New York City

Paul Davies, Birkenhead Park's Manager, and Laura Williams, Forest School Practitioner, were cordially invited to be part of a ceremony honouring Doug Blonsky in New York City on May 2nd.

Doug is the President and CEO of the Central Park Conservatory, the non-profit group responsible for maintaining the park daily and which also raises 75% of the park's annual budget.

The 36th annual Frederick Law Olmstead Gala paid tribute to Doug Blonsky who gave 33 years with the group that rescued the park from decades of neglect. Doug has also visited Birkenhead Park on several occasions, recognising that without Birkenhead Park, there would be no New York Park.

Seen in the Pictures below are Doug Blonsky Former CEO of Central Park NY, the Commissioner of NYC Parks Mitchell Silver, The New President and CEO of Central Park Elizabeth W. Smith, Mike Bloomberg - American Businessman, Engineer Author, Politician and Philanthropist as well as our Own Paul Davies Birkenhead Park Manager and Laura Williams Forest Schools Practitioner

Paul Davies, Laura Williams, Mike Bloomberg and Doug Blonsky

Doug Blonsky, Laura Williams, Paul Davies and Elizabeth W. Smith

Paul Davies and Mitchell Silver


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Birkenhead Park Visitor Centre

Park Drive


Wirral, CH41 4HY

Open 24 hours a day, all year round.

Vehicle access and parking is available in park from dawn until dusk (some restrictions during major events).

Visitor Centre is open 9am to 4:30pm, seven days a week (closed 25th & 26th December and 1st January).

Tel: 0151 652 5197