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Architecture & Urban Planning

Casting the Gresley Maquette - the wax stage

The clay maquette of Sir Nigel Gresley and the Mallard arrived safely in the Docklands at Bronze Age Sculpture Casting Foundry. Their team made the two moulds – one for the figure and one for the Mallard – and cast them in wax. 71 more words

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The final Sir Nigel Gresley clay maquette

Finally, here is the clay maquette. Members of the Sculpture Group of the Gresley Society Trust came to my studios in Billingshurst to sign-off on this clay before it went to the foundry. 21 more words

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The Sir Nigel Gresley clay maquette - the process

With the decision made on which pose to sculpt, the go-ahead was given. I started to sculpt the ‘final’ maquette of Sir Nigel, 35cm in height, for casting in bronze. 287 more words

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The inspiration behind the selected maquette

Yes, the decision was unanimous. Sir Nigel Gresley would be depicted quizzically surveying the new Western concourse at King’s Cross, with the Art Deco-esque lines of the new balcony and the incredible new ‘tree’ canopy.¬† 291 more words

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The three Sir Nigel Gresley maquettes

Some decisions around the sculpture of Sir Nigel Gresley were easily made. What better spot for a sculpture of Sir Nigel Gresley than the new Western Concourse at King’s Cross station? 279 more words

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Disruption to bank holiday rush-hour- King's Cross station evacuated & then reopened

King’s Cross station has been closed, ¬†evacuated, and re-opened at the beginning of the Bank Holiday rush-hour.

The London Fire Brigade had been called to investigate the source of smoke indicated by special alarms. 226 more words

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