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Heron in Reeds

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 2012