Two open-work gates are fitted
into an archway inscribed 'Bow Works'. A series of vertical steel bars have
a crook-shaped end which is joined to the straight end of another bar by
an infill of rough cast bronze.
Artist says the listed building
status precluded any new work other than the necessary security gates. The
design uses the conventions of upright bars and repeated motif found in
most gates. However, the Bow Works arch became the particular motif, compressed
and reduced in scale, to serve as individual enclosures for raw bronze castings.
The repetition of the casting process gives an organic quality to an otherwise