‘People Build a Garden’, Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London.1977.

Address: Earlham Street, Covent Garden (near Cambridge Circus). The building on which the mural was painted was demolished in 1982 to make way for new housing.

Size: 44′ x 22′ approximately.

Medium: Oil paint on mortar.

Commissioned by: Self-initiated with cooperation from Covent Garden Community Association activists.

Funded by: Arts Council of Great Britain, Bolloms Paint, SGB Scaffolding Great Britain company and other local businesses.

Mural complete.


Basic design mapped out.


Stephen Pusey painting from a scaffold cradle.


Mural partially complete.