QEII Bridge: Thurrock

Where: Thurrock, Essex (East of London)

What: Monument announcing the QE II M25 motorway bridge over the Thames


Materials: Cast concrete / Exposed Cornish granite

Artists: Richard Kindersley

Date: 1991

Further information: The shape of the monument reflects the support structures beneath the roadway; the letters are carved with a dished profile which lets in the light, softening the harshness of concrete.