Lyceum Square – LY²

Lyceum Square artist impression

Objective: Heritage & Culture, Town Centre Regeneration

Current status: In progress

Location of project: Lyceum Square, Crewe Town Centre, CW1 2DA

Initial cost (build): £750k Accelerated funding from Towns Fund MHCLG

Timings: Late Summer 2021

Lead organisation: Crewe Cultural Forum in partnership with Crewe Lyceum and Cheshire East Council

Lyceum Square at night


Under-used and unattractive public space in the town centre.


To reimagine Lyceum Square as a new high quality outdoor events and performance space, with public art commissions, creative maker spaces and enhanced lighting scheme delivering an attractive and much improved town centre environment.

Crewe is people-powered and this project recognises and builds on the collective ambitions of local people as expressed through the work of the Crewe Cultural Forum, via the Lyceum’s creative engagement programme and through successful destination events like WaveField, trAction and LUMEN.

Adam Knight, Director of Crewe Lyceum Theatre

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