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madder plant finial

Artist: Oliver Creed

Bollards commissioned by Norwich City Council


Norwich Lanes, Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK


The bollards bright colour is the closest colour match to the madder red vegetable dye which was used in the textile industry in the area. Ten of the bollards have brass finials depicting madder leaves. Another 11 have individual finials with designs inspired by the streets and history of the Norwich Lanes area.


EDP (local newspaper) article


Bollards International



Madder Plant Bollards

St Gregorys Alley / St Benedicts St

St Gregorys Alley / St Benedicts St

St Gregorys Green / Pottergate

St Lawrence Little Steps / St Benedicts St

St Lawrence Steps / St Benedicts St

St Swithins Alley / St Benedicts St

Exchange St / Bedford St

St Andrews Hill / Bedford St / London St

Upper St Giles St / Grapes Hill

Exchange St / St Andrews St


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Taken on December 16, 2007