Footplate, Flint Railway Station, Flint, Flintshire, Wales
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Meirion
N 53° 14.972 W 003° 07.929
30U E 491182 N 5900037
Quick Description: A large steel foot in Flint railway station, Flint, Flintshire, Wales.
Location: North Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/23/2011 4:49:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMD5YY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 3

Long Description:
This is a large steel sculpture of a foot standing on tiptoe. There are cogwheels and chains protruding from the top of the sculpture.

It was commissioned by Flintshire Borough Council as part of it's plan to regeneration the area around the railway station. The brief of the artist was to mirror the different transportion methods available in Flint. The sculpture was placed in an area clearly visible from the trains, station platform and car park, and by scores of cyclists using the National Cycle Network.
Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Footplate.

Figure Type: Human

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Brian Fell.

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: 1999.

Materials used: Steel.

Location: At western end of station.

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