The Steel Man

A landmark sculpture for Yorkshire

Celebrating the heritage of steel and coal
Heritage Lottery Funded

The Steel Man began with a simple idea to create a landmark artwork and visitor centre that would act as a beacon for the Yorkshire region and a catalyst for change: The 32 metre high stainless steel sculpture will be built in an area steeped in industrial history and is now at the forefront of a new era in advanced manufacturing technologies. The Steel Man is a true grass roots project supported by public appeal and a group of companies from around the region. We are still fundraising for this ambitious sculpture and we invite you to play your part to help the Steel Man become an icon for the Yorkshire region.



The Heart of Steel sculpture can now be seen at Meadowhall, in Sheffield, Yorkshire’s premier shopping centre. You can find the Heart on the lower level, near H Samuel. A 3 metre model of the Steel Man sits on the upper level, by the escalators, overlooking the Heart.  Visitors will be able to use a touch screen kiosk next to the Heart to find the names of their family and friends. Both sculptures will remain at Meadowhall for several months.

PEOPLE power has driven the Heart of Steel appeal for many years, inspiring thousands of individuals from across the world to honour, celebrate, and remember loved ones, colleagues, and friends. Every donation carries with it an emotional story. For many years this support has also helped the British Heart Foundation  fund life saving heart research. We are proud of this special relationship and the huge impact it has had since the Heart of Steel was created 4 years ago. Now we want it to have a greater impact than ever before. To achieve this we are delighted to announce the BHF have officially adopted the Heart of Steel appeal for a national campaign to help fund further heart and circulatory research. Donate today and help the BHF  beat heartbreak forever: Heart of Steel




Help the British Heart Foundation beat heartbreak forever!

We've stepped up our campaign to support the British Heart Foundation carry out life saving heart and circulatory research so every donation helps save more lives in the future.

Help us help BHF beat heartbreak forever: for a donation of £20 per named individual: you, or someone you know, can be inscribed for ever on the Heart of Steel: click here.

For further information about the BHF Heart of Steel appeal email:

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