Location: London Road, Hadleigh, Essex
Sculptor: Graham Ibbeson
Status: In Situ
Plaque: THE HADLEIGH SCULPTURE. Commissioned by Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc. Combining the traditional material of bronze with modern stainless steel, the sculpture focuses on the community of Hadleigh past and present. It incorporates Hadleigh Castle, the Salvation Army, and James (Cunning) Murrell, together with a celebration of the London 2012 Olympic Mountain Bike Event in the form of 3 cyclists to show movement. The child at the foot of the castle is a child of Hadleigh inspired to move forwards and upwards. The plinth includes 4 bricks from The Salvation Army Brickfield, Hadleigh. Sculptor: Graham Ibbeson M.A. (R.C.A.) 2012.