Clyde View Park sculptures
It extends to 7 acres and will eventually link the Braehead retail and leisure park to the east with the new Renfrew Riverside housing developments to the west. The area was previously industrialised, occupied mainly by the coal fired Braehead power station which was
demolished in the early 1990s.
The park was jointly funded by various partners. The sculptures were commissioned by Capital Shopping plc.
Capital Shopping Centres, Park Lane Developments and Clydeport.
Renfrewshire Council, Scottish Enterprise Renfrewshire.
There are two writers, sat at opposite ends of a horseshoe (Omega?) shaped bench which is resting on two spheres and is also supported by the legs of the writers.
The inscription on top of the bench, apparently written by the writers is...
The future is waiting to be written
all weathers we lean to the task
the sky balanced on our shoulders like the past
The sculpture "celebrates the coexistence of manufacturing industry and creatures of the natural environment". The Pyramid Stone is adorned with badges on the theme of birds, planes, boats and fish – natural and man-made voyagers of river, sea and sky.
Kenny Munro which line the east side of the main path through the park. Each has an emblem referring to the area’s history enclosed in a stainless steel sphere.
Open the plaque photos in the largest size to read the descriptions.
Winifred J. Drinkwater
Babcock & Wilcox ~ Engineers
Energy & Ambition
Stewarts & Royal Burgh of Renfrew
St Conval & Somerled
602 Squadron ~ Moorpark
Simons & Lobnitz ~ Dredgers
Airship R34 & India Rubber Co.
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