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Lino Statue

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High Street, Staines, England
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A statue with a communist feel to it

This is a quirky statue and is reminiscent of those you see of workers in communist countries. If... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Helen B
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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
Statue (with plaque explaining some history).

As attractions go, Staines isn't particularly full of them. This attraction - depicting two... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
PreacherKane
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Midlands
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High Street, Staines, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a quirky statue and is reminiscent of those you see of workers in communist countries. If you blink you'll miss it.

Thank Helen B
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

As attractions go, Staines isn't particularly full of them. This attraction - depicting two people carrying a roll of linoleum, as this was invented in Staines and the Two Rivers Shopping Complex stands where the factory used to be - is one of the sights....More

Thank PreacherKane
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

I used to work at Barry Staines linoleum from 1963 in their head office in 6 Old Bailey London EC4 and at the time of the famous Profumo trial . I used to see Christine Keeler and Mandy Rice Davis often. It was a wonderful...More

Thank fingers46
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

When I saw this I was reminded of those Russian posters of the heroic workforce. Two valiant beings struggling with a huge metal tube! I wondered what selfless deed had been carried out in defence of “Blighty” until I read that this was merely two...More

Thank Glenn H
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Seen so much is kinda boring. Do not understand what it means. Please replace or just change it a bit.

Thank torquayliam
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Great statue to look at and selfies I guess, a few to tourists taken pics there from time to time. Worth visiting once in a life time.

Thank Raymond L
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Located at the end of the main shopping central street. Nice elevated statue of Staines history on a pedestrianised street

Thank RLBAllen
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

This statue is in the high street outside W H Smith and between the Two Rivers Retail Park. Previous to being Staines-upon-Thames.

Thank Tina C
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

I stayed in Staines for two weeks in February 2018 on a business trip. I looked for things of interest to do whilst I was there and found that this statue was listed as the number one attraction with number two being the Staines bridge...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Worth a picture. Site is close to the very first place in the world lino was manufactured. LIno & Ali G a rare reflection on a fine town.

1  Thank Paul A
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