Diamond Road Bakery NR6 6AN2020
Acrylic on canvas
Now a building plot, these silos were the remaining legacy of a once large and thriving bakery on an industrial estate in Norwich. However once supermarkets offered a range of fresh baked bread products in store, still warm out of the oven, the competition was too great for the survival of this and many other bakeries in country.
Huge production plants, with established practices of working couldn't change fast enough to meet the needs of well travelled consumers and their newly acquired international tastes. The age of the artisan bakery and the emergence of flavours long forgotten was back.
The road seems to collapse as paint drips down the canvas, undermining the foundations of an industry now lost.
Price available on request
- Dimensions: 60x50cm
- Contexts: Built environment , Commission , Documentation , Education project , Exhibition
- Artforms: Architecture , Drawing , Environment , Illustration , Painting
- Tags: industrial estates, urban development, cityscapes, business park, office space, work places, urban landscapes, urban geography, commercial premises, industrial units