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This morning they were lifting Neil Dawson’s Spires into place in Latimer Square.

Lifting in the Spires

Lifting in the Spires

By this afternoon it was all installed, suspended in its cradle.

Spires in situ

Spires in situ

It’s reminiscent of the Christ Church Cathedral spire, and I like it, although I think we could have been told about it beforehand.  I presume there’ll be a launch (unveiling?) on Saturday as part of the third earthquake anniversary.

“All unannounced we have acquired
a new monument that’s in-spired.”

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I’ve discovered what’s going into the deep holes in Latimer Square.  Today there was a sign announcing that the monument is to be a sculpture by Neil Dawson called “Spires”.

Spires Sign

Spires Sign

They’ve already put four large posts in,

Preparation for Spires

Preparation for Spires

I imagine the rest will be put in place in time for the earthquake anniversary next week.

“It seems our monument will be
a building much more tall than me.”

 

 

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