Iconic statue on the move

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ONE of Sheffield’s best loved statues is on the move - but not too far.

This month Meadowhall’s iconic bronze statue of a group of steel workers - where over the years hundreds of lost children have been reunited with their mums - will be moved to one of the centre’s busiest locations, outside Next.

A spokesman for the mall said: “This is in line with the ongoing construction work and changes within the centre.

“As one of the highest footfall areas in Meadowhall, this will ensure the statues remain a focal point.”

The statue which was created by Robin Bell depicts a steel teemer at work.

It was unveiled by a real- life teemer George Dalton in September 1990 and stood at the bottom of the escalators leading from Boots to the ground floor.