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List of public art in Greater Manchester

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

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
Two Forms (Divided Circle) 1969 University of Bolton, Bolton 1982 Barbara Hepworth [1]
Fred Dibnah Bolton 2008 Jane Robbins [2]

Bury

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
Peel Memorial Bury 1851 Edward Hodges Baily [3][4]:250–253
Lancashire Fusiliers' South African War Memorial Bury 1905 Sir George James Frampton [4]:256[5]
Tilted Vase Ramsbottom 1998 Edward Allington [4]:264[6]
Picnic Area Burrs Country Park, Bury 1998 David Fryer [7][4]:242–243
Nailing Home Radcliffe 1999 Jack Wright [4]:262 [8][9]
From Northern Soul (Bury Neon) Bury Interchange, Bury 2011 Ron Silliman [10]

Manchester

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
Sir Robert Peel Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester 1853 William Calder Marshall [11][12]
John Dalton Chester Street, Manchester 1855 William Theed [13]
Duke of Wellington Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester 1856 Matthew Noble [14][15]
James Watt Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester 1857 William Theed [16][17]
Albert Memorial Albert Square, Manchester 1867 Statue Matthew Noble / Canopy Thomas Worthington [18][19]
Richard Cobden St Ann's Square, Manchester 1867 Marshall Wood [20][21]
Oliver Cromwell Wythenshawe Hall, Manchester 1875 Matthew Noble [22]
James Fraser Albert Square, Manchester 1888 Thomas Woolner [23][24]
John Bright Albert Square, Manchester 1891 Albert Bruce-Joy [25][26]
Oliver Heywood Albert Square, Manchester 1894 Albert Bruce-Joy [27][28]
Queen Victoria Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester 1901 Edward Onslow Ford [29][30]
William Gladstone Albert Square, Manchester 1901 Mario Raggi [31][32]
Adrift St Peter's Square, Manchester 1908 John Cassidy [33][34]
The Last Shot/South African War Memorial St Ann's Square, Manchester 1908 Hamo Thornycroft [35][36]
Edward VII Whitworth Park, Manchester 1913 John Cassidy [37][38]
Abraham Lincoln Lincoln Square, Brazennose St, Manchester 1919 George Grey Barnard [39][40]
Messenger Of Peace Cooper Street, Manchester 1986 Barbara Pearson [41][42]
Robert Owen Balloon Street, Manchester 1994 Gilbert Bayes [43]
Life Cycle Deansgate, Manchester 1995 George Wyllie [44][45]
Ishinki Touchstone Barbirolli Square, Manchester 1996 Kan Yasuda [46][47]
The Big Horn/Tib Street Horn Tib Street, Manchester 1999 David Kemp [48][49]
John Barbirolli Barbirolli Square, Manchester 2000 Byron Howard [50][51]
Alan Turing Memorial Whitworth Gardens, Manchester 2001 Glyn Hughes [52][53]
Tree of Remembrance Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester 2005 Wolfgang and Heron [54]
B of the Bang Beswick, Manchester 2005–2009 Thomas Heatherwick

Oldham

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

Rochdale

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
George Leach Ashworth Broadfield Park, Rochdale 1878 W. & T. Wills [56]
John Bright Broadfield Park, Rochdale 1891 Hamo Thornycroft [57]
Unity The Esplanade, Rochdale 1995 Alec Peever [58][4]:323

Salford

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
Queen Victoria Peel Park, Salford 1857 Matthew Noble [59]
Lancashire Fusiliers' South African War Memorial Chapel Street/Oldfield Road, Salford 1905 Sir George James Frampton [60][4]:176

Stockport

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
Richard Cobden Stockport 1886 George Gammon Adams [61]
The River of Life Source of the River Mersey, Stockport 1994 / 1996 Mind Stockport / Alison Simpson [62][63]

Tameside

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
The Family Ashton-under-Lyne 1995 Paul Margetts [64]

Trafford

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
James Prescott Joule Worthington Park, Sale 1905 John Cassidy [65][66]

Wigan

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
Sir Francis Powell Mesnes Park, Wigan 1910 Ernest Gillick [67]

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