Nelson Street, in the heart of Bristol, had outlived its usefulness and was due for demolition and redevelopment. However, meanwhile it was a street that had an important role in linking the Floating Harbour and other central attractions to the main shopping centres.
Its buildings were unattractive in the extreme. So they brought in the street artists to lift its image.
See the Gallery below taken in September 2012. Today many buildings have been razed to make way for buildings of the future…one is hoped they merit this!
Article by Geoff Caine
1. View a larger version of a single image in a separate page – Right Click on the image then Left Click on “Open link in new tab” or “Open link in new window”.
2. Display an enlarged gallery – Left Click on an image – use the large side arrows to move between images – Left Click outside an image or press ESC to close the enlarged gallery.