Woodrow North - 'World Famous Redditch'

 

Woodrow North underpass
Woodrow North underpass - les zepplin  Woodrow north underpass - Russell Brookes
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         Woodrow North underpass - Redditch Wheelz   Woodrow North underpass -WYP
                                Woodrow North Underpass - Fishing hooks

 The 'World Famous Redditch' mural was created by the young people of Woodrow working with youth group 'What's your point?' and artist Dave Brown. It was created in September 2008.

Referenced in the piece:

John Bonham - drummer for the band Led Zeppelin. The band is widely considered to be one of the most successful, innovative and influential bands in the history of rock music. Led Zeppelin have sold over 200 million albums worldwide according to some sources, while other sources state sales of more than 300 million records.

Russel Brookes - winner of the British Rally Championship in 1977 & 1985. While he has retired from the sport he still makes appearances in various cars on historic rallies and at motorsports events.

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi -  famous artist, knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1988, designed mosaics for Redditch's Kingfisher Centre.

Dodgy - English  power pop rock trio who are best known for their hits "Staying Out for the Summer", "If You're Thinking of Me", and "Good Enough".  Nigel Clarke from the band grew up in Redditch and attended what is now Kingsley College.

Redditch Wheelz -

Tattoo Needles - Redditch is famous for producing tattoo needles which are used all over the world.

Fishing Hooks - Similar to tattoo needles, Redditch is also a famous producer of fishing hooks.

 

 
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