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Case Study

Fingerpost Restoration in Exmouth

Black multi directional fingerpost sign on pavement next to the sandy beach at Exmouth

Exmouth Town Council were awarded funding through the HMCEF to restore finger posts within the town.

The work involved the replacement of broken fingers, the restoration and painting of columns and the removal and re placement of broken finger post columns.

This work has increased signposting for visitors and businesses within the town.

 

 

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