The Outstretched Hand, Pentwyn, Cardiff
The Outstretched hand is a drop-in centre serving the people of Pentwyn. It is a friendly, welcoming place with facilities for all ages to relax, play and eat
In its early days, it was housed in a shop and easily accessible from the street. However, during a redevelopment of the shopping complex, it was rehoused in a purpose-built premises with better facilities ...but one draw-back. There was
How could people be encouraged to come in?
The answer was a mural along the corridor and stairway ...
... a procession of people ...
... of all shapes and sizes ...
... drawing others ...
... into the Outstretched Hand.
The mural was created by a team amateur artists from a local bank who came and spent a day painting life-size figures on the walls as part of a "Business in the Community" programme.
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