Imperial College | Gormley Statue

Project Details

Client: Imperial College
Structural Engineers: Elliott Wood
Value: £ 0.1 million


This project saw Russell Cawberry carry out extensive ground works to support the new Gormley sculpture.

Made by one of the UK’s most celebrated artists Anthony Gormley, the 6-metre-high sculpture uses stacked and cantilevered blocks of weathering steel to evoke the human form. Gormley’s previous works include the Angel of the North in Gateshead, Another Place on Merseyside’s Crosby Beach.

The web of services had to be carefully avoided during the piling and concrete pours, with some of the services having to be diverted