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Albert Square and its statues

New plans for Albert Square

Work is well under way to make Manchester’s Albert Square one of the finest civic spaces in Europe.

The square will be enlarged by around 20 per cent to significantly enhance its role as Manchester’s most important public square and outside event space.

The Albert Square Statues

  • The statue of Prince Albert, by Matthew Noble, is housed in a memorial by Thomas Worthington
  • Statue of John Bright, by Albert Bruce-Joy
  • Statue of Oliver Heywood, by Albert Bruce-Joy
  • Statue of James Fraser by Thomas Woolner
  • Statue of William Gladstone by Mario Raggi

 Albert Square and its statues

Open the Albert Square album in flickr

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