Kids take home St Albans Arc & Arc clock tower competition prize

PUBLISHED: 14:35 04 November 2020 | UPDATED: 14:35 04 November 2020

Entrants were tasked to come up with creative ways of how visitors can visit the clock tower and still adhere to social distancing rules. Picture: SAHAAS

Entrants were tasked to come up with creative ways of how visitors can visit the clock tower and still adhere to social distancing rules. Picture: SAHAAS

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The young winners of a competition to design innovative ways to get down from the top of St Albans Clock Tower have been unveiled.

Entrants were tasked to come up with creative ways of how visitors can visit the clock tower and still adhere to social distancing rules. Picture: SAHAAS

Entrants were tasked to come up with creative ways of how visitors can visit the clock tower and still adhere to social distancing rules. Picture: SAHAAS

St Albans and Hertfordshire Archaeological and Architectural Society (“Arc and Arc”) asked entrants to come up with creative ways of how visitors to the St Albans landmark would descend back down from the top while still complying to social distancing rules.

The entries were judged on their creativity, practicality and fun by a panel from SAHAAS, St Albans Museum and Gallery and the Herts Advertiser.

Entrants were tasked to come up with creative ways of how visitors can visit the clock tower and still adhere to social distancing rules. Picture: SAHAAS

Entrants were tasked to come up with creative ways of how visitors can visit the clock tower and still adhere to social distancing rules. Picture: SAHAAS

Hazel Bigmore, seven, Alex Matchett, 11 and 13-year-old Dylan Jackson-Gibbs were awarded the top prize for their imaginative ideas.

Caroline Howkins from SAHAAS, who organised the competition, said: “The designs were so imaginative with wonderful creative ideas and lovely drawings.

Entrants were tasked to come up with creative ways of how visitors can visit the clock tower and still adhere to social distancing rules. Picture: SAHAAS

Entrants were tasked to come up with creative ways of how visitors can visit the clock tower and still adhere to social distancing rules. Picture: SAHAAS

“I look forward to welcoming the winners and their families to the Clock Tower when it is allowed to open again in happier times.”

Entrants were tasked to come up with creative ways of how visitors can visit the clock tower and still adhere to social distancing rules. Picture: SAHAAS

Entrants were tasked to come up with creative ways of how visitors can visit the clock tower and still adhere to social distancing rules. Picture: SAHAAS

Entrants were tasked to come up with creative ways of how visitors can visit the clock tower and still adhere to social distancing rules. Picture: SAHAAS

Entrants were tasked to come up with creative ways of how visitors can visit the clock tower and still adhere to social distancing rules. Picture: SAHAAS

Entrants were tasked to come up with creative ways of how visitors can visit the clock tower and still adhere to social distancing rules. Picture: SAHAAS

Entrants were tasked to come up with creative ways of how visitors can visit the clock tower and still adhere to social distancing rules. Picture: SAHAAS

Entrants were tasked to come up with creative ways of how visitors can visit the clock tower and still adhere to social distancing rules. Picture: SAHAAS

Entrants were tasked to come up with creative ways of how visitors can visit the clock tower and still adhere to social distancing rules. Picture: SAHAAS

Entrants were tasked to come up with creative ways of how visitors can visit the clock tower and still adhere to social distancing rules. Picture: SAHAAS

Entrants were tasked to come up with creative ways of how visitors can visit the clock tower and still adhere to social distancing rules. Picture: SAHAAS

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