MEASURING 80 metres long, and new colourful installation at a development site is surely the city’s longest piece of street art.
The artwork has been unveiled on Darley Street, around the former Marks & Spencer building, and is a collaboration between Bradford 2025, Bradford BID and Bradford Markets.
The new work is one of a number of new street art commissions that are making waves across the Bradford district, featuring the work of local artists from Bradford among others from across the UK and beyond.
They are being installed as the District builds towards submitting the bid to be UK City of Culture 2025.
Opposite the Kirkgate Centre on Darley Street, the artwork was designed by Bradford based artist Xanthe Bonsall.
It covers the hoarding around the former department store, which is soon to be demolished to make way for the new Darley Street Market.
Demolition work started last week, with Piccadilly, the street to the rear of the building, closed to traffic while contractors Kier prepare to pull the old M&S down. Demolition is expected to last much…