Tameside Sculptures

Unveiled in the lead up to the re-opening of the Market Hall, these exciting town centre artworks were designed to bring a new and vibrant approach to public sculpture in Tameside. The sculptures draw on the town’s unique history whilst enhancing the street scene for visitors to Ashton bringing a smile to people’s faces and surprising passers-by

Coal Miner

Location: Market Street, Ashton-under-Lyne

Unveiled: 2008

A bronze figure of a coal miner emerges from the ground on a street in Ashton-under-Lyne – a nod to the importance of coal mining in the town’s history.

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Street Urchins

Location: Ashton-under-Lyne

Unveiled: 2008

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The Reader

Location: Ashton Library

Unveiled: 2007

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Lord Sheldon Way Statues

Location: Lord Sheldon Way

Unveiled: 2008

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