Gheluvelt Memorial

The Gheluvelt memorial interprets the significance of the Battle of Gheluvelt and provides a timeline of key events in the First World War. Four metre high Corten steel panels enclose a contemplation space punctuated with a series of slots. The dimensions of each slot are determined by the recorded fatalities of each key battle at 10mm square per fatality. It will enable an immediate appreciation of the scale of losses across four years of conflict.

Gheluvelt Park in Worcester first opened in June 1922 as a memorial to the Battle of Gheluvelt and sits within an archaeological constraints area on the edge of a Conservation Area. The Memorial and Park were officially reopened on 14 August 2010.