Branded Wildlife Signs by Hayley Powell

Some of the islands and promontories have been set aside to allow ground nesting birds to raise their young. Hayley Powell, a boater who is an artist blacksmith, made up some brands to produce eye catching and durable signs to mark out these set aside areas.
I went along to document the branding at the forge in Claymills Pumping Station, an historic and characterful industrial gem just a few minutes walk from the towpath by bridge 29 on the Trent & Mersey Canal.

Hayley’s website is





28. April 2013 by Jules
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