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In 1965 designs for the British Road Sign appeared on our streets and have occupied an important role in our lives for the last 50 years. Designed by Jock Kinneir and Margaret Calvert they standardised the road network, produced two new typefaces: Transport and Motorway, and created many of the signs we see today.

To mark this 50th anniversary leading artists and designers including Sir Peter Blake, Jonathan Barnbrook, Sir Kenneth Grange, Neville Brody and Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners have transformed the familiar circle, triangle and square signs, instructing audiences to stop, look and consider the aesthetic rather than the content.

An exhibition that partially escapes the gallery and sees the signs take up residence along Humber Street and into the town centre, Humber Street Gallery encourages you to take a walk and identify all 80 signs.

Curated by MADE NORTH.


All ages


64 Humber Street
01482 323484


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Venue Access

  • Accessible Toilets
  • Assistance Dogs
  • Baby Changing
  • Level Access
  • Wheelchair Access

Opening times

Monday Closed (open on Bank Holidays)
Tuesday 10am - 6pm
Wednesday 10am - 6pm
Thursday 10am - 6pm (open until 8pm, first Thurs of the month)
Friday 10am - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 6pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm