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Brian Bevan, Halliwell Jones Stadium Warrington

Philip Bews Diane Gorvin
Sculpture for public sites


Brian Bevan Memorial Sculpture

Wolves' Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington Commissioned by Warrington Borough Council with joint funding from Warrington Borough Council lottery and Birse Group Plc.

Memorial commissioned to celebrate former Warrington Rugby League Club player, Brian Bevan. The cast bronze, running figure is set at 4 metres high on three steel masts - overall height: 11.5 metres. Triangular base designed with WBC Technical Services.

The sculpture was originally sited on 30 metre diameter roundabout. Later on the Brian Bevan memorial statue was re-located to its new home outside Warrington Wolves' Halliwell Jones Stadium.

Phil designed and liaised with Warrington Fabrication Co Ltd for the manufacture of the steel masts. Plaster original figure made by Phil, the bronze was cast by Castle Fine Arts Foundry.

Photograph credits:
First photo by Ian Carroll. Move mouse to see further photos. Left photo by Dave Ball, right photo by Guy Hatton

© Diane Gorvin Philip Bews 2013