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.

Funding the Steel Man project remains challenging in these uncertain times, further complicated by the coronavirus pandemic which has disrupted the economic landscape beyond anyone’s predictions. This has led to inevitable delays and raised doubts over the project’s future. We would like to reassure everyone support for the project remains strong from companies across the Yorkshire region, and further sponsor conversations are taking place behind the scenes. In the meantime the Heart of Steel sculpture (which can be seen at Meadowhall in Sheffield) has achieved enormous success since it was officially adopted by the British Heart Foundation 18 months ago; thousands of individuals from across the world have donated to add a name to the Heart of Steel appeal to honour, celebrate, and remember loved ones, colleagues, and friends. Every donation carries with it an emotional story. This has raised over £800,000 for BHF over the last 18 months. You can help them further by donating today and help 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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