Travelodge Commission 12ft Painting of Liverpool Waterfront


Keith Francis Smith 'Liverpool Rising'

Travelodge commissioned me to paint this 12ft x 4ft painting of the Liverpool Waterfront entitled ‘Liverpool Rising’ for their newest hotel - Central Exchange Street Liverpool. It was unveiled by Travelodge Regional Director Tyrone Pope and myself on 10th May 2013  and I cut the ribbon to officially open the hotel. To read the full press release click here

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The Grand Opening

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Guests arriving

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Talking to the press

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Tyrone Pope – Regional Director of Travelodge

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Hotel General Manger Annie Mcintyre and the staff from Travelodge


The painting is now on permanant display in the Bistro on the ground floor of the hotel (facing onto Tithebarn Street)

It took 6 weeks to complete and was painted on 18mm thick panels. It is varnished with several coats of flat acrylic varnish so that it can be viewed from all angles.


Monday 25th March 2013 – picking up the panels after having them cut to size



Plotting out the buildings


Work in progress


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Getting there…


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Finished at last!


Liverpool Echo 11th April 2013

The brass plaque now by the painting.


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