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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.

BoltonEdit

BuryEdit

ManchesterEdit

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
  Sir Robert Peel 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 [12][13]
  John Dalton Chester Street, Manchester 1855 William Theed 53°28′19″N 2°14′26″W / 53.471889°N 2.240447°W / 53.471889; -2.240447 [14]
  Duke of Wellington Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester 1856 Matthew Noble 53°28′51″N 2°14′08″W / 53.480879°N 2.235674°W / 53.480879; -2.235674 [15][16]
  James Watt Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester 1857 William Theed 53°28′53″N 2°14′12″W / 53.481261°N 2.23664°W / 53.481261; -2.23664 [17][18]
  Albert Memorial 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 [19][20]
  Richard Cobden 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 [21][22]
  Oliver Cromwell Wythenshawe Hall, Manchester 1875 Matthew Noble 53°24′17″N 2°16′37″W / 53.404783°N 2.276823°W / 53.404783; -2.276823 [23]
  James Fraser Albert Square, Manchester 1888 Thomas Woolner 53°28′48″N 2°14′42″W / 53.4799°N 2.244971°W / 53.4799; -2.244971 [24][25]
  John Bright 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 [26][27]
  Oliver Heywood 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 [28][29]
  Queen Victoria 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 [30][31]
  William Gladstone Albert Square, Manchester 1901 Mario Raggi 53°28′45″N 2°14′44″W / 53.479101°N 2.245512°W / 53.479101; -2.245512 [32][33]
  Adrift 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 [34][35]
  The Last Shot/South African War Memorial 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 [36][37]
  Edward VII Whitworth Park Manchester 1913 John Cassidy 53°27′34″N 2°13′42″W / 53.459522°N 2.228308°W / 53.459522; -2.228308 [38][39]
  Abraham Lincoln 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 [40][41]
  Manchester Cenotaph Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester 1924 Edwin Lutyens 53°28′39″N 2°14′38″W / 53.4776°N 2.2438°W / 53.4776; -2.2438 [42]
  Messenger Of Peace Cooper Street, Manchester 1986 Barbara Pearson 53°28′43″N 2°14′35″W / 53.478705°N 2.243047°W / 53.478705; -2.243047 [43][44]
  Robert Owen Balloon Street, Manchester 1994 Gilbert Bayes 53°29′10″N 2°14′28″W / 53.48613°N 2.24108°W / 53.48613; -2.24108 [45]
  Life Cycle Deansgate, Manchester 1995 George Wyllie 53°28′28″N 2°15′06″W / 53.474351°N 2.251578°W / 53.474351; -2.251578 [46][47]
  Ishinki Touchstone Barbirolli Square, Manchester 1996 Kan Yasuda 53°28′33″N 2°14′44″W / 53.475875°N 2.245557°W / 53.475875; -2.245557 [48][49]
  The Big Horn/Tib Street Horn Tib Street, Manchester 1999 David Kemp 53°28′58″N 2°14′12″W / 53.482732°N 2.23663°W / 53.482732; -2.23663 [50][51]
  John Barbirolli Barbirolli Square, Manchester 2000 Byron Howard 53°28′32″N 2°14′45″W / 53.475599°N 2.245858°W / 53.475599; -2.245858 [52][53]
  Alan Turing Memorial Sackville 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 [54][55]
  Tree of Remembrance 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 [56]
  B of the Bang Beswick, Manchester 2005–2009 Thomas Heatherwick 53°28′55″N 2°11′46″W / 53.48194°N 2.19611°W / 53.48194; -2.19611
Peterloo People's History Museum, Manchester 2018 Axel Void [57]

OldhamEdit

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
Robert Ascroft Alexandra Park, Oldham 1903 F. W. Pomeroy [58]
 
Depiction of pub snug.
Outside Inn Main Street, Faiksworth 1993 Tim Shutter 53.511264, -2.156218 The artist

RochdaleEdit

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
George Leach Ashworth Broadfield Park, Rochdale 1878 W. & T. Wills [59]
  John Bright Broadfield Park, Rochdale 1891 Hamo Thornycroft 53°36′52″N 2°09′44″W / 53.6145°N 2.162291°W / 53.6145; -2.162291 [60]
  Rochdale Cenotaph The Esplanade, Rochdale 1922 Edwin Lutyens 53°36′58″N 2°09′35″W / 53.616238°N 2.159743°W / 53.616238; -2.159743 [61]
  Unity The Esplanade, Rochdale 1995 Alec Peever 53°36′55″N 2°09′40″W / 53.615337°N 2.16104°W / 53.615337; -2.16104 [62][4]:323

SalfordEdit

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
  Queen Victoria Peel Park, Salford 1857 Matthew Noble 53°29′05″N 2°16′20″W / 53.484775°N 2.272133°W / 53.484775; -2.272133 [63]
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 [64][4]:176

StockportEdit

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
  Richard Cobden Stockport 1886 George Gammon Adams 53°24′34″N 2°09′34″W / 53.409407°N 2.159418°W / 53.409407; -2.159418 [65]
  The River of Life Source of the River Mersey, Stockport 1994 / 1996 Mind Stockport / Alison Simpson 53°24′51.84″N 2°9′22.68″W / 53.4144000°N 2.1563000°W / 53.4144000; -2.1563000 [66][67]

TamesideEdit

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
  The Family Ashton-under-Lyne 1995 Paul Margetts 53°29′22″N 2°05′30″W / 53.489321°N 2.091608°W / 53.489321; -2.091608 [68]

TraffordEdit

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
  James Prescott Joule Worthington Park, Sale 1905 John Cassidy [69][70]

WiganEdit

Image Title / individual commemorated Location Date Sculptor / Designer Coordinates Source
  Sir Francis Powell Mesnes Park, Wigan 1910 Ernest Gillick 53°33′06″N 2°38′07″W / 53.551694°N 2.635311°W / 53.551694; -2.635311 [71]

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