Question mark over speech marks sign at Meadows roundabout
IF YOU have been driving around the Meadows Roundabout recently you may have spotted some random large red speech mark signs.
Could these be art installations or a mark of protest maybe?
Not quite. In fact, it is some really subtle advertising for the recently opened shopping centre in Bracknell – The Lexicon. The £ 240 million shopping centre opened its doors to thousands of shoppers on September 7.
According to website Get Reading, this was an “historic” and “big” day for Bracknell as the brand new mall replaced a huge part of town.
Thousands turned up to the opening of a string of big high street names, but other people were slightly puzzled over the subtle advertisement targeted at nearby drivers.
Huge bright red speech mark signs popped up around the Meadows Roundabout – a big junction linking Farnborough , Reading, Wokingham and Bracknell.
Many motorists were confused over these random punctuation signs so in response to queries, a shopping centre spokesman said: “These are to promote The Lexicon.” the old 1950s