Abbey Station mosaics get national award

Abbey Line Community Rail Partnership logoThe Abbey Line Community Rail Partnership (CRP) has won three awards at the National Community Rail Awards ceremony held in Scarborough last month.

They took 1st place with the Watford A to B Community Art Project, a series of photographic art posters depicting scenes from Watford that are on display at Watford Junction.

Abbey Line CRP also won 2nd places in two other categories:

  • 2nd place for Innovation in Community Rail for Garston's waiting shelter  providing an innovative solution trying to combat vandalism, and
  • 2nd place for Permanent Community Art Scheme for the mosaics at St Albans Abbey station, which, in keeping with the history of St Albans, depict a roman theme and were all produced from pupils' original drawings.

Abbey station mosaics - Children with helmet and coin (photo Janet Tyndale)

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