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Great Britain
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Greater London

Tower Hill (EC3)

The Building Worker

Alan Wilson
2006

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Description

Bronze statue of a building worker in a pose based on Michelangelo's David, but in working clothes and wearing a hard hat and carrying a spirit level.

Inscription(s)

THE BUILDING WORKER

For the thousands of building workers who have lost their lives at work,
we commemorate you.

For the thousands of building workers who are today
building and rebuilding towns and cities across the United Kingdom,
we celebrate you.

[logo UCATT]

Unveiled by
Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London and Alan Ritchie, UCATT General Secretary
on the
11th October 2006

Sculptor: Alan Wilson

UCATT = Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°30'34" W 0°4'32"

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