Contractor appointed

Eric Wright LogoThe project is moving ever closer to completion with the appointment of local civil engineering company, Eric Wright Civil Engineering Ltd., to be the managing contractor.

The Preston based company will be responsible for the plinth design, groundworks, construction and, importantly, placing the finished statue on to the plinth. The company have experience of similar projects, having erected the statues of Manchester United heroes Denis Law, Bobby Charlton and George Best outside the famous Old Trafford ground in May 2008.