In summer 2018, artists David Parfitt and Jane Fordham were tasked with creating a memorial to the Shoreham Airshow victims

Shoreham Airshow Memorial: Pictures show the story so far as the 11 arches are erected

Work on installing a memorial to the victims of the Shoreham Airshow disaster has entered its latest phase with the erection of 11 unique arches.

These pictures show the development of the memorial, from design phase to installation, as it prepares to honour the 11 men who tragically lost their lives in 2015.

In summer 2018, artists David Parfitt and Jane Fordham were tasked with creating a memorial to the Shoreham Airshow victims

1. The artists

In summer 2018, artists David Parfitt and Jane Fordham were tasked with creating a memorial to the Shoreham Airshow victims
John Holden
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The couple worked with the families to design 11 arches, tailored to represent each victim's personality

2. Design phase

The couple worked with the families to design 11 arches, tailored to represent each victim's personality
Steve Robards
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Eleven lights on stalks would sit on the west side of the River Adur, opposite the 11 arches

3. Design phase

Eleven lights on stalks would sit on the west side of the River Adur, opposite the 11 arches
Steve Robards
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A bench for quiet reflection would sit alongside the arches, all on a hand-laid mosaic base

4. Design phase

A bench for quiet reflection would sit alongside the arches, all on a hand-laid mosaic base
Steve Robards
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