Category Archives: Art

Shepard Fairey Mural

I am sure many of you have noticed the incredible mural, by the world famous Shepard Fairey, that has gone up on the previously dilapidated advertising board on the side of Turnpike Stores. A group of residents have worked tirelessly to … Continue reading

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Art in the Community

UPDATE – The tiles will be ready for the end of May. They will be shipped to the framers and then hopefully installed by the end of June. Just to confirm that work to create the tiles for the ‘Art … Continue reading

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Tiled Street Sign Result

A quick update regarding the ‘art in the community’ work – after an online vote the black letters on a white background gathered the most votes. Therefore, we will be progressing with that design. We are currently in the process … Continue reading

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Tiled Street Sign Vote

After a series of ‘Art in the Community’ meetings, postings to the blog, and a mention in a recent newsletter residents have come up with a final design for the project. The concept is a tiled street sign that captures … Continue reading

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Art in the Community: New Draft

   Attached is a reworking of the recent ‘decorative nameplate’ concept. It should prove to be more cost-effective, plus easier to install. The yellow border becomes two bracketing tiles at either end. With a single encaustic ‘spacer’ tile between the … Continue reading

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Art in the Community

On Saturday we held an Art in the Community event to finalise plans for the tiled street signs. Despite a very cold morning, we had a good turnout and a lively discussion. Residents had the opportunity to see sample tiles … Continue reading

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Art in the Community

On Saturday 11th February we will be holding the final Art in the Community pre-installation meeting to make a decision on the tile street name proposal. There will be the opportunity to take a look at an example of the tiles and … Continue reading

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Safer Neighbourhoods Team Meeting & Art in the Community

Just to let you know that we are now planning to hold a double meeting on Tuesday 13th December from 6-8pm. – From 6-7pm, we will have Sgt Tisi from the Safer Neighbourhoods Team coming to answer any questions that … Continue reading

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Art in the Community

Unfortunately our Making the Difference grant for the Art in the Community project was not approved. Apparently they were inundated with applications. However, we do still have a smaller pot of money that has been ring-fenced for the Art in the Community … Continue reading

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Art in the Community – Inspiration

More submissions from residents along the street sign theme:  

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