Project Sponsors

We would like to acknowledge the contribution of our project sponsors who have supported the Bridgnorth Art Trail in so many different ways. (Listed in alphabetical order.)

Bridgnorth Civic Society

In addition to sponsoring our Foundry statue (Statue 7), John Hart has contributed in many ways to our Trail, and led on producing text about our statue locations, with significant input from our Town Guide, Derek Crockson, and members of the Bridgnorth & District Historical Society, Gwynn & Ann Chadwick and Edward Marshall. John Clawley has also been a huge supporter of the project.

Bridgnorth Journal

Peter Carroll for his enthusiastic support and promotion of the Trail.

Bridgnorth Town Council

Mayor, Cllr. Ron Whittle, Barry Ince, Rachel Follette, Rosyln Williams and members of the Direct Labour Force (DLF) for helping to facilitate the Working Group, our artists and installation and groundworks.

Clive Cowern Transport Services

For transportation of our plinths.

Dolphinix Consulting Ltd.

For supporting our sponsor and artist events.

Elite Maintenance

For donating paint for our plinths.

FP McCann Ltd.

Trevor Beddow for donating concrete rings and lids for our plinths.

Grainger & Worrall Ltd.

For moulding, casting, tooling and producing the impressive aluminium statues for our Trail and generously donating them to the project, and for advising the logistics team on engineering issues throughout.

Holden’s Brewery

In addition to sponsoring a statue and being huge supporters of our Trail, Holden’s have donated time and resource to the groundworks team and supported our sponsor and artist events.

I AM SAM Photography

Sam Jones for photographing our events.

JSR Construction

John Roberts and Andy Jackson for their generous sponsorship and for overseeing all groundworks and installation.

Marches Centre of Manufacturing and Technology (MCMT)

Ryan Hickman, Ella Jones, Sophie Reeves, Matthew Snelson and Jordan Woodhouse for their huge commitment to the Trail, as well as all the apprentices involved in the production of our statues. Also for generously allowing us to use their state-of-the-art facility for artwork, logistics and events.


Kathryn Holloway, Matt Overton and Chevaun Thompson for their extremely generous sponsorship and hard work over several months to develop, design and produce all of our promotional materials, including flyers, banners, posters and our Trail map.

Rock Solid Knowledge Ltd.

Andy Clymer and Mark Pitt for developing and sponsoring our Trail app.

Salop Design & Engineering (SDE)/Salop Powder Coating (SPC)

Chris Greenhough for sponsoring the powder coating of our statues.

Shropshire Council

Graham Downes, Richard Ealey, Cllr. Peter Nutting and Clive Wright for their support in all aspects of planning and permissions for our statue locations.

Signs Now

Amy Parrish and Dave Lawson for patiently working with us to create our statue plaques.

Tanners Wine Merchants

For supporting our sponsor and artist events.

TG Builders Merchants Ltd.

Pat Dixon (Commercial Manager), Neil Evans and Andy Meer for donating concrete rings for our plinths.

The Vintage Chefs

Sarah Hipkiss and Alice Wilkinson for supporting our sponsor and artist events.