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Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

Transport

Summary

Type Other

     Multi-coloured glass mosaic depicting historic and contemporary forms of transport and also commemorating local industry and landscape.
          'Transport' is one of a number of art projects commissioned for the Taff Trail. The 55 mile Trail runs from Cardiff to Brecon. The idea was originally launched in 1988 with the vision of creating a safe and attractive long-distance footpath and cycle way. The project was co-ordinated by the Merthyr and Cynon Groundwork Trust, and a range of organisations including local authorities, private enterprise and the voluntary sector.

Related works : See MT017: Mosaic roundel at entrance to subway by same artist

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Budd, Oliver Artist

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Transport Glass 152cm high x 1524cm long approx

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
MT015 AH
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • No damage
Structural condition
  • Broken, missing parts
Vandalism
  • Graffiti
Road None
Precise location On subway wall near Rhydycar Leisure Centre
A-Z ref None
OS ref SO048056
Date of design 1995
Year of unveiling 1995
Unveiling details 1995
Commissioned by Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council and Groundwork Merthyr and Rhondda Cynon Taff
Duty of care Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
Listing status Not listed
At risk? No known risk

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