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Sugar Cane - Borough High Street, London, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 51° 30.089 W 000° 05.567
30U E 701771 N 5709601
Quick Description: This utility box is on the south east side of Borough High Street at the junction with Tabard Street near St George the Martyr church. The main image is of sugar cane.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/23/2015 2:12:29 AM
Waymark Code: WMNJDV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
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Long Description:

The decoration of British Telecom street side junction boxes is part of an initiative by Southwark Council in the Borough and Bankside areas. Funding from Borough & Bankside Community Council's "Cleaner Greener Safer" scheme is being used to make these boxes more attractive and to try and deter graffiti and fly posters.

Unaware as to what sugar cane actually looked like a quick search on the internet revealed this image and the artwork on the utility box immediately became clear. The image, on the front and unds of the box shows sugar cane stood on end. Those on the front extend on to the top of the utility box. The box is against a low wall that has railings on top and a glimpse behind shows that the rear of the box is not decorated (see photos).

Name of Artist: Steven Ball

Title of the Art: Sugar Cane

Year Decorated: Unknown

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