Monthly Archives: November 2020

We Called It Burdock Way

Burdock Way Flyover Under Construction (c. 1971) (Alan Burnett)

In recent years, large scale outdoor public sculptures which create enduring landmarks have become popular. Examples are Antony Gormley’s Angel of the North in Gateshead and Andy Scott’s The Kelpies in Grangemouth, Scotland. Few people realise that Halifax was a pioneer of this artistic movement, with its monumental sculpture completed in the early 1970s. We called it Burdock Way.