Hammers welcome to attend unveiling of West Ham mural



The creators of the West Ham mural in Priory road say they will finish at 2pm today and want as many West Ham fans to come down to join them to admire the completion of the street art.  Speaking to ClaretandHugh this morning they said “We are aiming for 2 pm We would love a big crowd for support please”

The work of art on the side of  Fish and Chip shop off Barking road depicts Billy Bonds and Trevor Brooking.

The creation is the work of Norwich based artist David “Gnasher” Nash who founded Gnashers Murals.

The art was commissioned by Vik Taak who works for Newham Council as a tenant liaison officer and is part of a Newham street art project. We are told the local resident also supports West Ham.

Vik has previously worked with local councillors, community groups local businesses and contractors to sponsor materials and hopes to work with schools to persuade young people they shouldn’t just spraying anywhere. Vik previously said of a previous mural in Stratford “I love street art, we want people to come to Newham to see it and spend money while they are here. Shop keepers are happy as long as the art is not offensive”

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