List of public art in Greater Manchester

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This is a list of public art in Greater Manchester, England, split according to metropolitan district.

This list applies only to works of public art accessible in an outdoor public space. For example, this does not include artwork that is only visible inside a museum.

Bolton[edit]

Title / individual commemorated Image Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
Two Forms (Divided Circle) 1969 Senate House - geograph.org.uk - 1521893.jpg University of Bolton, Bolton 1982 Barbara Hepworth 53°34′25″N 2°26′09″W / 53.57363°N 2.4357°W / 53.57363; -2.4357 [1]
Fred Dibnah Fred Dibnah statue.JPG Bolton 2008 Jane Robbins 53°34′45″N 2°25′49″W / 53.579297°N 2.430199°W / 53.579297; -2.430199 [2]

Bury[edit]

Title / individual commemorated Image Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
Peel Memorial Robert Peel statue, Bury.jpg Bury 1851 Edward Hodges Baily 53°35′37″N 2°17′52″W / 53.59369°N 2.29771°W / 53.59369; -2.29771 [3][4]:250–253
Lancashire Fusiliers' South African War Memorial Lancashire Fusiliers, Tower Gardens.jpg Bury 1905 Sir George James Frampton 53°35′19″N 2°18′04″W / 53.588608°N 2.301144°W / 53.588608; -2.301144 [4]:256[5]
Tilted Vase Ramsbottom Tilted Vase 010405.jpg Ramsbottom 1998 Edward Allington 53°38′56″N 2°19′07″W / 53.648947°N 2.318538°W / 53.648947; -2.318538 [4]:264[6]
Picnic Area Irwell Sculpture Trail David Fryer.jpg Burrs Country Park, Bury 1998 David Fryer 53°36′35″N 2°18′22″W / 53.60965°N 2.306194°W / 53.60965; -2.306194 [7][4]:242–243
Nailing Home Irwell Sculpture Trail Jack Wright.jpg Radcliffe 1999 Jack Wright 53°33′52″N 2°20′01″W / 53.564544°N 2.333628°W / 53.564544; -2.333628 [4]:262 [8][9]
From Northern Soul (Bury Neon) From Northern Soul (Bury Neon).jpg Bury Interchange, Bury 2011 Ron Silliman 53°35′27″N 2°17′49″W / 53.5908°N 2.297°W / 53.5908; -2.297 [10]

Manchester[edit]

Title / individual commemorated Image Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
Sir Robert Peel Statue of Sir Robert Peel, Piccadilly Gardens - geograph.org.uk - 1278311.jpg Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester 1853 William Calder Marshall 53°28′53″N 2°14′14.9″W / 53.48139°N 2.237472°W / 53.48139; -2.237472 [11][12]
John Dalton Statue of John Dalton.jpg Chester Street, Manchester 1855 William Theed 53°28′19″N 2°14′26″W / 53.471889°N 2.240447°W / 53.471889; -2.240447 [13]
Duke of Wellington Wellington Piccadilly Gardens Manchester.jpg Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester 1856 Matthew Noble 53°28′51″N 2°14′08″W / 53.480879°N 2.235674°W / 53.480879; -2.235674 [14][15]
James Watt Watt Statue Manchester 1.jpg Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester 1857 William Theed 53°28′53″N 2°14′12″W / 53.481261°N 2.23664°W / 53.481261; -2.23664 [16][17]
Albert Memorial Albert-Square-MainStatue.jpg Albert Square, Manchester 1867 Statue Matthew Noble / Canopy Thomas Worthington 53°28′46″N 2°14′43″W / 53.4795°N 2.245209°W / 53.4795; -2.245209 [18][19]
Richard Cobden Cobden1.jpg St Ann's Square, Manchester 1867 Marshall Wood 53°28′55″N 2°14′45″W / 53.481919°N 2.245718°W / 53.481919; -2.245718 [20][21]
Oliver Cromwell Oliver Cromwell - geograph.org.uk - 49551.jpg Wythenshawe Hall, Manchester 1875 Matthew Noble 53°24′17″N 2°16′37″W / 53.404783°N 2.276823°W / 53.404783; -2.276823 [22]
James Fraser Albert-Square-Statue.jpg Albert Square, Manchester 1888 Thomas Woolner 53°28′48″N 2°14′42″W / 53.4799°N 2.244971°W / 53.4799; -2.244971 [23][24]
John Bright John Bright statue, Albert Square, Manchester.jpg Albert Square, Manchester 1891 Albert Bruce-Joy 53°28′47″N 2°14′42″W / 53.479713°N 2.245075°W / 53.479713; -2.245075 [25][26]
Oliver Heywood Oliver Heywood statue, Albert Square.jpg Albert Square, Manchester 1894 Albert Bruce-Joy 53°28′46″N 2°14′43″W / 53.479306°N 2.24537°W / 53.479306; -2.24537 [27][28]
Queen Victoria Queen Victoria statue piccadilly02.jpg Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester 1901 Edward Onslow Ford 53°28′51.9″N 2°14′11.9″W / 53.481083°N 2.236639°W / 53.481083; -2.236639 [29][30]
William Gladstone William Ewart Gladstone statue, Albert Square.jpg Albert Square, Manchester 1901 Mario Raggi 53°28′45″N 2°14′44″W / 53.479101°N 2.245512°W / 53.479101; -2.245512 [31][32]
Adrift Adrift - geograph.org.uk - 1278243.jpg St Peter's Square, Manchester 1908 John Cassidy 53°28′41″N 2°14′37″W / 53.478116°N 2.243706°W / 53.478116; -2.243706 [33][34]
The Last Shot/South African War Memorial Geograph-2397705-St Ann's Square, South African War Memorial-by-David-Dixon.jpg St Ann's Square, Manchester 1908 Hamo Thornycroft 53°28′57″N 2°14′44″W / 53.482523°N 2.24548°W / 53.482523; -2.24548 [35][36]
Edward VII EdwardVIIstatuesky.JPG Whitworth Park, Manchester 1913 John Cassidy 53°27′34″N 2°13′42″W / 53.459522°N 2.228308°W / 53.459522; -2.228308 [37][38]
Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln Square, Manchester.jpg Lincoln Square, Brazennose St, Manchester 1919 George Grey Barnard 53°28′47″N 2°14′50″W / 53.479669°N 2.24716°W / 53.479669; -2.24716 [39][40]
Messenger Of Peace The pigeon feeder, Piccadilly Gardens - geograph.org.uk - 628225.jpg Cooper Street, Manchester 1986 Barbara Pearson 53°28′43″N 2°14′35″W / 53.478705°N 2.243047°W / 53.478705; -2.243047 [41][42]
Robert Owen Robert Owen statue - Manchester - April 11 2005.jpg Balloon Street, Manchester 1994 Gilbert Bayes 53°29′10″N 2°14′28″W / 53.48613°N 2.24108°W / 53.48613; -2.24108 [43]
Life Cycle Geograph-2301580-life-cycle-manchester-by-Thomas-Nugent.jpg Deansgate, Manchester 1995 George Wyllie 53°28′28″N 2°15′06″W / 53.474351°N 2.251578°W / 53.474351; -2.251578 [44][45]
Ishinki Touchstone Geograph-1949183-by-Ian-Taylor.jpg Barbirolli Square, Manchester 1996 Kan Yasuda 53°28′33″N 2°14′44″W / 53.475875°N 2.245557°W / 53.475875; -2.245557 [46][47]
The Big Horn/Tib Street Horn Tib Street Horn 4.jpg Tib Street, Manchester 1999 David Kemp 53°28′58″N 2°14′12″W / 53.482732°N 2.23663°W / 53.482732; -2.23663 [48][49]
John Barbirolli Barbirolli Bust Bridgewater Hall.jpg Barbirolli Square, Manchester 2000 Byron Howard 53°28′32″N 2°14′45″W / 53.475599°N 2.245858°W / 53.475599; -2.245858 [50][51]
Alan Turing Memorial Alan Turing Memorial Closer.jpg Whitworth Gardens, Manchester 2001 Glyn Hughes 53°28′36.2″N 2°14′9.7″W / 53.476722°N 2.236028°W / 53.476722; -2.236028 [52][53]
Tree of Remembrance The Tree of Remembrance - geograph.org.uk - 1567280.jpg Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester 2005 Wolfgang and Heron 53°28′52″N 2°14′16″W / 53.481108°N 2.237803°W / 53.481108; -2.237803 [54]
B of the Bang The B of the Bang, Manchester.JPG Beswick, Manchester 2005–2009 Thomas Heatherwick 53°28′55″N 2°11′46″W / 53.48194°N 2.19611°W / 53.48194; -2.19611

Oldham[edit]

Title / individual commemorated Image Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
Robert Ascroft Alexandra Park, Oldham 1903 F. W. Pomeroy [55]

Rochdale[edit]

Title / individual commemorated Image Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
George Leach Ashworth Broadfield Park, Rochdale 1878 W. & T. Wills [56]
John Bright John Bright Memorial - geograph.org.uk - 1702403.jpg Broadfield Park, Rochdale 1891 Hamo Thornycroft 53°36′52″N 2°09′44″W / 53.6145°N 2.162291°W / 53.6145; -2.162291 [57]
Unity Geograph-2251205-"UNITY" By Alec Peever- photo by-robert-wade.jpg The Esplanade, Rochdale 1995 Alec Peever 53°36′55″N 2°09′40″W / 53.615337°N 2.16104°W / 53.615337; -2.16104 [58][4]:323

Salford[edit]

Title / individual commemorated Image Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
Queen Victoria Queen Victoria and Salford Museum.jpg Peel Park, Salford 1857 Matthew Noble 53°29′05″N 2°16′20″W / 53.484775°N 2.272133°W / 53.484775; -2.272133 [59]
Lancashire Fusiliers' South African War Memorial Chapel Street/Oldfield Road, Salford 1905 Sir George James Frampton 53°28′59″N 2°15′51″W / 53.483031°N 2.264078°W / 53.483031; -2.264078 [60][4]:176

Stockport[edit]

Title / individual commemorated Image Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
Richard Cobden Cobden's Statue - geograph.org.uk - 1306409.jpg Stockport 1886 George Gammon Adams 53°24′34″N 2°09′34″W / 53.409407°N 2.159418°W / 53.409407; -2.159418 [61]

Tameside[edit]

Title / individual commemorated Image Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
The Family The Family - geograph.org.uk - 1033072.jpg Ashton-under-Lyne 1995 Paul Margetts 53°29′22″N 2°05′30″W / 53.489321°N 2.091608°W / 53.489321; -2.091608 [62]

Trafford[edit]

Title / individual commemorated Image Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
James Prescott Joule Joule memorial, Sale.JPG Worthington Park, Sale 1905 John Cassidy [63][64]

Wigan[edit]

Title / individual commemorated Image Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
Sir Francis Powell Sir Francis Powell statue.jpg Mesnes Park, Wigan 1910 Ernest Gillick 53°33′06″N 2°38′07″W / 53.551694°N 2.635311°W / 53.551694; -2.635311 [65]

References[edit]

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