The Helix

The Helix

About The Helix

4 Stadium Way, Falkirk FK2 9EE
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The Helix has been around since 2003, borne from an idea to create a local greenspace that connects and engages with its local communities. We'd like to think that we've come a long way since then, and made some great achievements in that time. Take a look at some of our achievements below.

What has The Helix achieved so far?

The Kelpies, two 30 metre high stainless steel monuments that form the vanguard of The Helix and the Forth and Clyde Canal.

A kilometre of new canal with towpaths, creating a safe new connection to Grangemouth

27 kilometres of shared access, high quality pathways connecting 16 communities

A new lagoon in Helix Park

A new splash play area

Adventure Play Zone and Splash Play area

The new Plaza Café

Sustainable LED lighting for at least 14 kilometres of these new pathways

Two new toucan road crossings and a new road underbridge

A new wetland boardwalk

A new group of Nordic Walkers, bringing a new health activity to the area

Over 120 trained Nordic Walkers & over 30 trained walk leaders

Multiple community projects, including a new beekeeping society (Helix Beekeepers), Meet The Species events, The Abbotshaugh Sentinel project
25 direct training places in woodland management hundreds of ongoing volunteer opportunities

Several high level events, including a Bike Week Party, Helix Day 2013 and HOME.

A canal tunnel under the M9 motorway

Two new pieces of public art and the refurbishment of two existing pieces

Multiple jobs and contracts for local and national companies during construction

Jobs for the local community, with more to follow

The development of a 16-mile cycle route connecting The Helix, The Kelpies, The Falkirk Wheel and Callendar House.

Upcoming Events at The Helix

Kelpies Canter

Kelpies Canter

29th September 2018
Come and visit the breath-taking Kelpies and discover some of the hidden secrets of the Helix Park with a five kilometre walk or cycle with Christian Aid.
Spooky Halloween Hunt

Spooky Halloween Hunt

31st October 2018
Join us on All Hallows' Eve for a Spooky Halloween Hunt at the Helix, home of the mysterious shape shifting kelpies!
Supernova Run 2018

Supernova Run 2018

9th November 2018 - 11th November 2018
Take a beautiful iconic venue, wait until dusk, get the family together, grab everything and anything that glows or flashes and then set off on a Supernova 5K!

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Celebrate Stirling’s young musical and artistic talent and take part in Animating Our Streets and The Cube project, the city's first Street Art Festival on 22nd & 23rd September.
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The Simon and Garfunkel Story
The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back at The Albert Halls after a worldwide tour. Get your tickets fast as this is an evening not to be missed!

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