Yorkshire Man of Steel

A landmark sculpture for Yorkshire

Celebrating the heritage of steel and coal
Heritage Lottery Funded

The project began with a simple idea to create a landmark artwork that would act as a beacon for the region and a catalyst for change. The 32 metre high stainless steel sculpture and Interpretation Hub will be built on the border of Rotherham overlooking the M1. It will honour the people and places that forged a lasting legacy in Yorkshire and highlight the new technologies and specialised manufacturing that is helping to transform the region.

The Yorkshire Man of Steel is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council and sponsored by a growing group of companies known as the Team of Steel.  The entire project will be built with the latest innovative design and manufacturing techniques, using local skills and materials.

The sculpture will be seen by millions of people every year and provide a lasting economic and cultural benefit for generations to come. Advanced design and development work has already started  and a land lease has been confirmed. Work on site is expected to commence soon.  You can add your support today, and be part of history in the making!

Help bring the Yorkshire Man of Steel to Life!

We invite you to support the Yorkshire Man of Steel with a suggested donation amount from £20. Add your name – or someone you know – to the Heart of Steel, and you will receive a specially commissioned Heart of Steel badge and personalised certificate.

The British Heart Foundation will receive 10% of all Heart of Steel donations to power life-saving heart research.

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