NS4863 : Murals on Browns Lane

taken 7 months ago, near to Paisley, Renfrewshire, Great Britain

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Murals on Browns Lane
Murals on Browns Lane
Jimi Hendrix and John Lennon at the Shuttle Street end of the lane, by Mark Worst (facebook LinkExternal link ).
Browns Lane Murals
Browns Lane is a narrow thoroughfare which links Shuttle Street and Causeyside Street in the centre of paisley. This photo from 2011 NS4863 : Browns Lane shows it to be a dull and dreary place.

Inspired by the Paisley 2021 UK City of Culture bid LinkExternal link and funded by Paisley First LinkExternal link and local businisses, artists Danny McDermott and Mark Worst set about creating murals to brighten the place up.

There are several murals, most of which depict famous Paisley natives, plus a section dedicated to St Mirren FC's Scottish Cup winning team of 1987 (was it really 30 years ago?).

The addition of a canopy of lights ensures that the lane remains bright even after dark.

Several attractive murals are cropping up around Paisley town centre as part of the 2021 UK City of Culture bid LinkExternal link and supported by the Paisley First group LinkExternal link .

Lady Lane mural : LinkExternal link
Buddie mural : LinkExternal link
Gilmour Street station mural : LinkExternal link
Storie Street mural : LinkExternal link
Lawn Street mural : LinkExternal link
Brown's Lane murals : LinkExternal link

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Monday, 7 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Sunday, 13 August, 2017
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4823 6374 [10m precision]
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