The new gates replaced old wooden doors and have been much admired by local residents and visitors to the Cathedral. The gates are on the bank of the river Severn and the area if often deep in water during winter floods. The gates permit the free flow of water through the archway in times of extreme flood.
The triangular roundel design is taken from the Bishop's coat of arms.
This piece was designed and manufactured by Paul Margetts (©2005), then Hot Dip Galvanized by Arkinstall prior to the application of the final finish. To see more of Paul's work, visit www.forging-ahead.co.uk