Sunday 24th Sept saw the official inauguration of the Enfield Living memorial. With around two hundred people attending the informal open event. From one o’clock visitors came to view the work and mingle. Over fifty of them choosing to leave a small personal message of remembrance, which written on cards and tied to the trees.…
With the weather on our side the week of 18th Sept saw two benches installed, and the final sculpture delivered and erected in the ground. Our thanks to Bonnybond civil engineers for their hard graft, and concrete, to secure the steel work to its proper position in the centre of the heart of trees
Working close to a deadline the permanent sculpture has been cut. It forms the pattern of a phoenix surrounded by a pattern which combines the shape of flames and leaves.Made of a special sheet steel called COR-TEN the work is currently silver but in time it goes to a rust brown colour.
The Enfield Living Memorial is a community lead project aimed to provide a space to remember all those lost locally across the Borough