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  • Recording and reflecting Colinton’s social, industrial, economic, military, artistic and literary history

  • Preserving and extending an important and historic mural

  • Creating a brighter, safer environment for all tunnel users

  • Deterring casuals graffitists – see Philadephia Mural Project and Chemainus Project (Vancouver Island). CEC anti-graffiti officer and other Council officers concur.

  • Creating a destination - encouraging visitors to the tunnel and thence to Colinton Village’s shops, pubs and cafes – aiding the economic regeneration of our community

  • Making people smile – we all know the impact of bright, cheerful images!

  • Ongoing series of community engagement events – history talks, music, performance art, craft fairs, farmers’ markets, events for schools linking to Curriculum for Excellence, Art in the Tunnel, etc

small blueWe are a Scottish Charity, SC048476, regulated by the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) 

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