Students from St Michael’s Catholic High School and Parmiter’s School have been excited to find their artwork decorating a recently refurbished Garston subway.
The newly revamped underpass at Horseshoe Lane and St Albans Road, near to the Harvester, now has it’s walls adorned with forty-three art pieces created by the schoolkids, enlarged straight from their portfolios.
With the wide range of artistic styles being able to appeal to everyone, it’s been a big hit with local residents as well, earning over 120 likes on a community Facebook group, as well as various positive comments from those walking through the subway.
The artwork is just one of several additions to the underpass that are improving it’s ambience, including the installation of new LED lighting, a more efficient and safe replacement.
The changes are also part of Hertfordshire County Council’s new initiative encourage people to reduce car use and engage in more active modes of transport, improving the environment we all live in as well.
Several students who regularly use the underpass have reported that it now seems a far more comfortable and pleasing place to walk through, with those who’s artwork is on display feeling especially proud about their achievement.
On a special visit to the subway, several schoolkids, saying it was an “amazing opportunity” and they were “very grateful” to be involved.