Banksy inspired artwork to be mounted at Cowcaddens Fire Station

Striking artwork showing Charles Rennie Mackintosh wearing firefighter gear has been donated to the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

Drew Carr, a Glasgow based architect, has created a series of six paintings inspired by renowned street artist Banksy, firefighters and the iconic architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

Assistant Chief Officer David Lockhart thanked Drew for his donation at a presentation on Friday 29 September at Cowcaddens Fire Station.

He said: “This incredible artwork symbolises the strong bond between our community and our dedicated firefighters and it's a testament to Drew’s appreciation for their bravery and commitment."

The number 167 appears on the painting to represent the address of the Glasgow School of Art - 167 Renfrew Street.

As a former GSoA student, the building is of great importance to Drew who paid tribute to the 'incredible efforts' of firefighters at fires there in 2014 and 2018.

A group of firefighters and an artist standing in front of a fire truck holding a painting