Monday, 26 November 2012
Foundation Stones - Bradford
Sculptures by renowned artist Gordon Young, created in Bradford in 1985, are now installed in pride of place overlooking the Urban Garden. he works of art, known as Foundation Stones, were created for money lender Provident Financial, were given to given to Bradford Council whose workers carefully lifted them into their new home on Sunday 4th March.The Mansfield stone sculptures weigh at least a tonne each.
They once stood in the grounds of Provident Financial’s former headquarters in Sunbridge Road, but the company was granted planning permission earlier this year to have them relocated to Hall Ings, opposite the Urban Garden, after it moved its HQ to the city centre.