Proposed Virginia Woolf statue in Richmond

Proposed statue on bench on Richmond Riverside (from consultation).

Richmond Council has issued a consultation to gather views on a heritage project to create the first ever life-sized, full figure statue of the famous writer Virginia Woolf.

This would be a sculpture incorporating a bench located on Richmond Riverside, as illustrated in the picture.

The chosen artist Laury Dizengremel produced the Capability Brown statue at Hammersmith. A short YouTube video provides more information on this.

The Richmond Society is in favour of this proposal, though strongly believes that the bench included as part of the sculpture should match those elsewhere on Richmond Riverside.

The consultation is quick to complete, and can be found at the Council’s Citizen Space link.

It closes on Sunday 10th December.