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Grotty Wolverhampton underpass set for makeover as funding for transformation is given

An unloved Wolverhampton underpass is set to undergo a major makeover over the coming months as part of an aim to transform the walkways in the city.

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Part of the underpass at chapel Ash due to be regenerated by artists as part of the ROUNNDABOUT project

The underpass in Chapel Ash, Wolverhampton, will be transformed after The Asylum Art Gallery LTD was granted funding from Arts Council England, Wolverhampton City Council, and Wolverhampton Arts and Culture - as part of Wolverhampton council's cultural action zone and event.

An artist open call to is open until Wednesday, October 18, for three artists, who, during two-month residencies at Asylum Art Gallery, will create their own layers for the space; guided by community board members representing the residents of Wolverhampton.

The total amount of funding for the project totals £86,000.

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