Bracknell town centre is largely given over to a pedestrianised civic area built in the 1960’s and is showing it’s age. I bet it was really smart in it’s heyday, but now, like most medium towns, it is in need of some re-investment. I thought I’d capture someting of the signage whilst I was there:

But it is inbetween the shops where something begins to emerge – entrances to the offices and spaces above the ground floor shops – these dot each stretch of shops and lay mostly unnoticed by the local populace…

LINKS
Backnell Wikipedia
Bracknell Town Centre

I quite liked Bracknell – I have a strange admiration for those concrete town planning schemes of the era, even though the reality never quite lived up to the ideal…

So what’s in your neighbourhood?

I am putting out a request for contributors for the “my type of… place” section of this blog and would like you to put together your own typographic tour. If you are interested, download the contributors information sheet for more details, ideas and specifications here.

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