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Heron in Reeds, Warrington

Philip Bews Diane Gorvin
Sculpture for public sites


Heron in Reeds                           

Sankey Valley Park, Warrington            Commissioned by Warrington Borough Council’s Ranger Service, supported  by Marks and Spencer                                                      
A 3m high Heron set among reeds, its a steel construction using scrap parts such as pipe bends, ball bearings for eyes, a curved vehicle brake shoe for the breast bone and ridged steel reinforcing rods for the legs. All welded and galvanized.

The sculpture is sited on a viewing platform which allows public access to observe the wetland wildlife habitat established in an improved section of the old St Helens Canal.



© Diane Gorvin Philip Bews 2020