Climbing Wall, the Hockley Flyover murals

The Hockley Flyover murals also called the Climbing Wall is at Hockley Circus. Made in 1968 by William Mitchell, they have been Grade II listed since 2022.

Public Art: Hockley Flyover murals aka Climbing Walls

Artist: William Mitchell
A series of concrete sculptures made in 1968. They are at the pedestrian concourse leading to the underpass below the B4100 road and surrounded by the A41 road, known as the Hockley Circus underpass.

It includes three 3 metre high panels in pigmented concrete in deep relief, with motifs including sunbursts, donuts, triangular wedges and shards. Plus Aztec-like symbols.

Historic England granted it Grade II listed status in 2022.

Hockley Flyover murals

Hockley Flyover murals

Hockley Flyover murals

Hockley Flyover muralsHockley Flyover murals (January 2018). Photography by Elliott Brown

Project dates

19 Nov 2023 - On-going


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