Labour Councillors are supporting the campaign to save the ‘Maiden of Maida Vale’ mural from its removal by Westminster City Council’s planners. According to the campaign website:
“‘Splash 2’ by renowned urban artist FinDAC is a piece of art which was commissioned by the leaseholders of 128 Elgin Avenue in Maida Vale.
The Council are referring to this stunning artwork as ‘advertising’ and having a ‘negative visual impact upon the building and the Maida Vale Conservation Area’.
In our experience, this is far from the case. Our intention was to enhance the local area we consider as ‘Shirland Village’, and to bring a smile to the faces of the local community.
We have had an incredible amount of positive feedback from people of all ages about our beautiful ‘Maidens of Maida Vale’, and how they feel the mural really enhances the area.
Please help us fight to keep the mural by signing this petition!!”