Concrete on Motorways


Sixties Concrete on Motorways

with thanks to William George Mitchell

Many of these bas-relief finishes became very large projects, such as the Kidderminster ring road retaining walls with fountains. The wall itself was formed using a series of repeating pieces of formwork – the fountains were ‘one-off’ moulds. Each fountain was different to the next.

1. Workshop. Layout

2. attached to formwork

3. glass fibre on formwork lifted into place

4. in place

5. being cast

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