Disappearing behind the weeds.

By franken
The artwork is by a local artist, "Reddy," who appeared to only work in the Vale of Glamorgan area. It was done many years ago and can be found on the side of what was a public toilet block.
The toilet block is grade 2 listed and is now in a bad state of repair. The building is blocked off by wire mesh fencing and is currently being held together by supports. The shot was taken through the wire mesh.
The building was going to be refurbished and turned into a restaurant before the virus saga and it can be assumed that it will be done one day.

I've added a mono.

Tags: Architecture Barry island Street art Whitmore bay Toilet block

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mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.4k 2295 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2020 8:23AM
I hope the art work will be kept if / when the building is renovated.
saltireblue Plus
10 11.2k 69 Norway
17 Sep 2020 8:26AM
Trying to look casual, loitering outside a toilet block? Hmmm...
cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
17 Sep 2020 8:37AM
Grade 2 toilets...wonder what is needed to make them Grade 1? 😁😁😁
17 Sep 2020 8:49AM
A fine composition Ken, like the buddleia, keep your eye open for a few butterflies SmileSmileSmile,
Fred.
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
17 Sep 2020 12:49PM
mono for me - Wink Wink Wink
dark_lord Plus
16 2.7k 710 England
17 Sep 2020 12:57PM
From toilet block to restaurant, sounds strange though it appeals to British humour Grin
17 Sep 2020 1:49PM
"Inside the former lavatory, mood lighting meets a mouth-watering seasonal menu inspired by herbs, homemade liqueurs and local ingredients such as Kentish Town honey. If its extensive list of quality cocktails isn’t enough to lure you in its unique décor might be, with toilet signs and cistern-lined walls serving as a reminder of its unusual history."
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mac Plus
19 9 Scotland
17 Sep 2020 1:53PM

Quote:Grade 2 toilets...wonder what is needed to make them Grade 1? 😁😁😁

Having a door?
Sorry could not resist that!!
Good capture, which my disappear if refurbishment is carried out, but at least now saved for posterity!
Ian
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2020 3:32PM
Very good wall piece... Well spotted Ken, excellent Urban art...
Isabel GrinGrin
18 Sep 2020 9:19PM
Great find Ken..Lin

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