Public Art Research Archive, Sheffield
Hallam University PUBLIC ART IN SHEFFIELD
pedestrian bridge decoration, 1980-1990
Earl Street crossing Eyre Street
The bridge was demolished in 2005 as part of the redevelopment
of this street
Earl Street crossing Eyre Street.
(A-Z p4 6D)
Wedge shape motif at bridge ends
was used as a repeated pattern. The colours were suggested by the surroundings.
Sheffield City Council. Work was
to be done by the Council, Longmuir had to provide a colour scheme for the
bridge that could be repeated as repainting became necessary. All colours
used are therefore commercially available. The bridge has been regularly
Artist feels he had two options;
conceal the bridge or make it dominating. He would now make the colours