New sign unveiled at Queen Adelaide thanks to two village craftsmen

Queen Adelaide gets a new village sign PHOTO: Mike Rouse

Queen Adelaide gets a new village sign PHOTO: Mike Rouse - Credit: Archant

Villagers have unveiled a new sign in Queen Adelaide thanks to local craftsmen.

Queen Adelaide gets a new village sign PHOTO: Mike Rouse

Queen Adelaide gets a new village sign PHOTO: Mike Rouse - Credit: Archant

Stuart Green designed the project while metalworker Brian Acred fabricated it.

Queen Adelaide gets a new village sign PHOTO: Mike Rouse

Queen Adelaide gets a new village sign PHOTO: Mike Rouse - Credit: Archant

The new sign was unveiled in an official ceremony.

Queen Adelaide gets a new village sign PHOTO: Mike Rouse

Queen Adelaide gets a new village sign PHOTO: Mike Rouse - Credit: Archant

The old sign had become worn and even re painting was not considered a good enough fix.

So the new sign was created for a longer lasting solution.

Mayor, Councillor Richard Hobbs, said: “Splendid new village sign for Queen Adelaide designed by Stuart Green and fabricated by Brian Acred, a real village production.”

Local artist Mr Green runs Willows Studios from his home in Queen Adelaide, while his near neighbour Mr Acred creates metalwork from his home based workshop.

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The sign can be seen outside the village hall between the two railway crossings.

See Stuart’s work here . http://www.stuartagreen.uk/