Art commission

The community arts grant given to the Greater Bedminster Neighbourhood Partnership will provide the opportunity to install a permanent artwork at a key site in Southville and Bedminster as this is one of the pilot areas where 20mph was first installed. The aim of the project is to slow vehicle speed at a ‘hot spot’, show community support for 20mph and raise the visibility of any community or school buildings, increase legibility of walking or cycling routes and visually enhance the appearance of the neighbourhood.

There will be community participation and engagement sessions both in the content of the artwork but in the benefits of 20mph for their neighbourhood. The aim of the project is for the local community to feel ownership and that the artwork speaks for them, it is their voice it expresses on wanting passing drivers to reduce their speed to 20mph.