Project information

The Place To Be

We have an inspiring sculpture by Antony Gormley comprising 3 life size figures which is in need of repair and refurbishment. We want to re-site this within the City Centre in order for it to be accessible for everyone to see. Estimated cost £45,000.

July 2010 - November 2010

Charity information: Peterborough Sculpture Trust

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  • Need

    Need

    Repair to a nationally important piece of art work and to make it accessible to the public.

    Solution

    It will enable us to re-site the work in the City Centre which will draw in the public and enable everyone to be inspired by this piece of art.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To repair and refurbish the work of art.

    Activities

    » Raise the funds to cover the repair cost. Commission the repairs from a specialist studio.

    Success will be... repaired and refurbished work of public art.


    Aim 2

    To site it in a publicly accessible location for everyone to see.

    Activities

    » Locate and agree with relevant stakeholders the site for installation.

    Success will be... Siting the work safely and securely in a publicly accessible location.


  • Impact

    Impact

    It will put Peterborough on the map for seeing great works of art. It will be a national/international visitor attraction. It will give the work back to the people of Peterborough.

    Risk

    The risk is not fulfilling our aims and the work will remain hidden from the public.

    Reporting

    We will invite them to the unveiling of the new installation and acknowledge their support.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £45,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £33,000 Repair and refurbishment To cover the cost of repair and maintenance of the sculptures
      £12,000 Landscaping and installation To prepare the location for the placing of the sculptures

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    Opportunity Peterborough £6,000 Conditional
    Peterborough City Council £16,800 Conditional
  • Background

    Location

    Peterborough City Centre

    Beneficiaries

    Everyone in the community and visitors to the City.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We own the sculptures and are keen to see them back on display in Peterborough for the benefit of the public at large.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    The Board Of Directors Of Peterborough Sculpture Trust

    We work as a single unit to achieve our aims. We have no paid staff and our directors have professional and artisitc knowledge base from which work.