Sheffield, South Yorkshire
bronze , steel - stainless
Detail. Central section with bronze casting of railway machine fragment encased in stainless steel. Location: Heeley Retail Park, Chesterfield Road, Sheffield S8. Entrance to the site is opposite Beeton Road. Description: Elements of machinery cast in bronze and encased in an open stainless steel column. Commission: GUD Pension Trust with J.F.Finnegan. Comment: An onsite plaque at the base of the column reads: 'HEELEY SIDINGS / BY MIKE JOHNSON / THIS SCULPTURE WAS COMMISSIONED BY / GUD PENSION TRUST IN CONJUNCTION / WITH J.F.FINNEGAN LTD. AS PART OF / SHEFFIELD CITY COUNCIL'S PER CENT / FOR ARTS POLICY / THE WORK REFERS TO THE FORMER USE / OF THE SITE AS A RAILWAY SIDINGS / NOVEMBER 1998'
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