New ‘amazing’ artwork inside the walkway of the former Broadmarsh Shopping Centre has been given the seal of approval from residents.
More colour has now been added to the pathway, which was opened on Thursday, September 16 and is part of the first stage of demolition of the derelict site.
The new wider route includes CCTV and bespoke flooring and had already been adorned with art.
The latest addition was welcomed by 52-year-old Sandra Smith, from Wollaton, who said: “It’s amazing. Look at the colours! The artists who have made it should be proud, people coming into Nottingham from the train station have something to smile about when they come here.”
Sam Wilson, 18, a student who lives in the city centre told Nottinghamshire Live: “I like the colours, the pastel’s different, I’ve been liking all the art in the city at the moment, I think it’s really cool, if you’re not from Nottingham and you come here, one thing people may remember is the art, which is a good thing.”
Miquel Luna, 21 years-old and originally from Spain, feels the new art in the city centre is “really good, I like it, it will bring more people here.”
When asked if there was anything like this in Spain he said; “Not really, but this is pretty good though.”
Roger Kirby, who works in security and is from Radford, told Nottinghamshire Live: “It’s better than what it was before, it’ll attract more people, definitely.”
The Lister Gate and Collin Street entrances feature new artwork by artists as part of the Nottingham Street Art project.
The demolition is now able to get properly underway on the western section of the old shopping centre through to Maid Marian Way.