Tyne and Wear HER(11174): Monkwearmouth, Liberty Way, 'Always Open Gates' - Details
Monkwearmouth, Liberty Way, 'Always Open Gates'
Gardens Parks and Urban Spaces
1992 by Colin Wilbourn and Karl Fisher. A cut steel sculpture creating the illusion of two gates opening onto a promenade, with bicycles leaning against railings at either side. The metal is painted black and blue. Forms a decorative corner to the railings at North Sands Business Centre. Incised on a steel plate on the gate are the words: "MEET ME AFTER WORK HERE WE'LL TAKE THE BOAT OUT".
Paul Usherwood, Jeremy Beach and Catherine Morris, 2000, Public Sculpture of North East England, p 193-4