Year Of The Bus – Croydon Sculpture Trail – The Launch

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On a sunny December day, my buses joined the trail in Croydon after a little press launch.  The ‘Croydon Layers’ and ‘Surrey Street Market’ sculptures hit the streets!

people looking at a bus sculpture
‘Croydon Layers’.  Copyright: Transport For London 2014

 


Surrey Street Market

The first bus of mine, that we came to on our mini tour of Croydon, was ‘Surrey Street Market’. It’s nestling in Matthew’s Yard (rather appropriately), directly outside the cafe/arts venue of the same name. It’s also a potato’s throw from the market itself.

colourful bus sculpture
My Surrey Street bus in the open air!
two men with a bus sculpture
Me with Leon Daniels (Director of Surface Transport for TFL)  Copyright: Transport For London 2014
three people look at a sculpture
Copyright: Transport For London 2014

 


Croydon Layers

The next stop was my bus ‘Croydon Layers’, which can be found directly outside the doors to the Council offices, in Mint Walk.

man standing by a bus sculpture
Me with one of my creations.

 


Transport for London have also produced some slick photographs of the buses, taken under studio conditions. They look great, and really make the colours pop out.

colourful bus sculpture
‘Surrey Street Market’. Official photo. Copyright: Transport For London 2014
colourful bus sculpture
‘Croydon Layers’. Official photo. Copyright: Transport For London 2014

For more information about the Croydon trail (and plans for all the buses next year) visit either of these links:

http://www.wildinart.co.uk/the-launch-of-the-croydon-bus-trail/3479