SK5738 : Story Pole 8: Industry. Near Doyne Court

taken 3 years ago, near to Nottingham, Great Britain

Story Pole 8: Industry. Near Doyne Court
Story Pole 8: Industry. Near Doyne Court
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Queen's Walk story poles :: SK5638
This is a series of 12 sculptures created from the lime trees felled as part of the development of the tramway along Queen's Walk. They are themed around the activities and communities past and present in the immediate neighbourhood.

From north to south, the poles have the following themes:

1. Welcome: Drawings by primary school children and disabled teenagers. (This is located at the north end of Arkwright Walk, at the point where the tramway enters the . Meadows, rather than on Queens Walk itself.)

2. Queen Victoria: A carving of the young queen, who visited in Nottingham in 1843.

3. Youth: A street scene and footprints by youth club members.

4. Green: Inspired by Thomas Hawksley’s Trent Waterworks, which first provided safe water for the city.

5. Sport: Children’s drawings depicting sporting heritage.

6. Friendship: A handshake.

7. Faith: A candle and six icons of different faiths.

8. Industry: Heritage depicted by Meadows History Group.

9. Old Meadows: Film strip with old images.

10. Transport: Trains, buses, trams and bikes depicting past and present transport.

11. Armed Forces: The Royal British Legion’s lion, with images of veteran residents.

12. River: The Trent winds around the pole.

NET phase 2, August 2014
A series of images showing what the state of progress is on the development of the new tram routes to Clifton and Chilwell.

For a month by month overview of the complete project, see this LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 31 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 2 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport  Railways  Construction, Development 
Name (from Tags)
NET Phase Two 
Primary Subject of Photo
Sculpture 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5708 3846 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:56.4304N 1:9.1255W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5706 3847
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Tramway  Tramway Construction  Wood Sculpture 

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