town signs unveiled in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge
first of several new-look town signs have been unveiled this week
at the entrances to Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge.
artist Judith Champion was commissioned by the Town Council to
design the artwork for the signs, replacing the old structures
which had been in place for over 30 years.
Ken Smout and Simon Robinson from local sign-maker RT Signs unveiled
the first signs, as pictured, on
the A38 near the Isleport roundabout and on the approach to Walrow.
had been an "honour" to be invited to design the artwork.
was a unique opportunity to create an important piece of artwork
that has to be instantly recognisable and stand out," she
guidance from the Town Council, I decided on Burnham lighthouse
and the new Highbridge clock - both of which are iconic structures
in the two towns."
Town Council is also set to replace the two other signs in West
Huntspill and Burnham's Queen's Drive over the next year. A brand
new fifth sign is also being considered in Berrow.
Top, the Mayor unveiling the new-look town signs this week and,
below, one of the 30 year-old signs that is being replaced