Unveiled on the 9th April 2019 on the south bank of the Tees Transporter Bridge, Mackenzie Thorpe’s ‘Waiting for me Dad’ aims to ‘ensure that the daily contribution to Middlesbrough’s success by normal, everyday people is celebrated, acknowledged and not forgotten.’*
Close ups of the two figures. Photographs by Helen Crute.
The statue was unveiled as part of Thorpe’s 30th year celebrations, and was based on an original painting which the artist has now donated to the town.
The statue and Transporter Bridge. Photographs by Helen Crute
*Quote from the artist