Maidendale LNR is an 8Ha site of former agricultural land, dating from the 1950’s, which includes some remnants of old hedgerows and clay drainage pipes within the clay soil. Today the site is managed as a local nature reserve situated on the south-eastern edge of Darlington. Continue reading
Differentia was appointed to design and produce interpretation materials for the Connecting People to the Past initiative. The project will complement other projects being carried out in Haltwhistle e.g. Town Improvement Scheme and the Haltwhistle Burn Interpretation Project to improve the physical appearance of Haltwhistle and provide better orientation and interpretative information. In addition it will help enhance the visitor experience and engender a sense of local pride in the heritage of the town.
Signage can be prepared for a number of different locations with different outputs necessary for each location. Some of the issues to consider are vandalism, salt and sea damage, high light (West Coast of Scotland), cattle damage (cattle licking salt of signs), development change, water and damp (marsh, river and coastal locations), sensitive historic locations, urban settings.
Each location should be matched with the most appropriate signage so it is important not be sold “off the shelf” solutions. We have provided some options below – but of course there are other solutions including bespoke solutions that can be added.
This project was completed last year and is now installed in the Gorebridge area of mid Lothian, Edinburgh.
The panels were produced by using zinc etched steel and have a raised surface in order for visually impaired people to be able to get an impression of the subject. The images were produced as line illustrations and a simple heritage trail was created linking the various interests of the site.