giant bronze bull is the focal point of Birmingham’s new Bullring.
statue unloaded from lorry.
by British sculptor Laurence Broderick, the bull is approximately
4.5 metres in length and about 6.5 tonnes. It is one of the largest
bronze animal sculptures in the country.
giant bronze bull will form the centrepiece of the new shopping
complex when it opens in September. It arrived on the back of a
lorry before it was lowered into place.
stature in his new home
Bull has a special place within our collective memory. It has always
been featured as a focal point and gateway emblem for Birmingham
objective of the sculpture is to reflect the characteristics of
the trade and the market place that are synonymous with the Bull:
courage, strength, potency, dynamism, movement, determination, nobility,
pride," says sculptor Laurence Broderick.
sure you go along and take a look at the sculpture sited at the
newly created Rotunda Square (still to be named officially) at the
junction of New Street and High Street.
more details on the sculptor and how the statue was created visit
the following website: www.laurencebroderick.co.uk