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Public art in Deptford and New Cross

An image library of public art in Deptford and New Cross.


Chris Marshall and Steve Lewis, 1998. River Thames, Deptford Strand. Commissioned by Sustrans and Deptford Discovery Team. The artist behind Lewisham Hospital's Blue Well, works on a site specific basis.

Circumsphere scuplture in Deptford 

Creekside Gates

Heather Burrell, 2002. Creekside, Deptford. Commissioned by Creekside Education Trust. These intricately designed stainless steel gates welcome visitors to the ecology centre with entwined images of local flora and fauna.

Creekside Gates Mural in Deptford 

Douglas Way wall

Wall in Douglas Way, Deptford.

Douglas Way wall in Deptford 

Ben Pimlott Building, Goldsmiths

Will Alsop, 2005. Goldsmiths College, New Cross Road. Commissioned, owned and maintained by Goldsmiths College. The unmistakeable metal ‘scribble’ wraps around the exterior terrace exhibition space.

Ben Pimlott Building at Goldsmiths New Cross

His n Hers

Patricio Forrester/Artmongers, 2002. Deptford High Street. Commissioned by Deptford X Festival.

His and Hers in Deptford 

Love Over Gold

Gary Drostle, 1989. Drake House, Creekside/Crossfields Estate. Commissioned by Lewisham Leisure, Outset UK, Dire Straits, ILEA. Developed with local primary schools, the mural depicts children and adults' musings on their environment.

image of public art in Deptford and New cross

Sanford Street Mural

Brian Barnes. Sanford Street, near Cold Blow Lane.

Sanford Street Mural in Deptford

skySCAPE by Cash Aspeek and Chris Marshall with Redstart Arts

A temporary installation commissioned by A.P.T for the Podia project funded by Lewisham Council. Photo by Matthew Andrews

skySCAPE art installation

Pepys Motor Artmongers

Artmongers worked with a group of young people from Pepys Estate in 2008, commissioned by Lewisham Homes. The process included photographing the textured brick wall and wrapping matchbox cars bought on Deptford Market in a printed vinyl of the photograph.

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