Skip to main content

Created and Sold by Alan Potter

Alan Potter
The Iron Horse" | Public Sculptures by Alan Potter
Purchase Protected
Customize this piece
The Iron Horse" | Public Sculptures by Alan Potter
The Iron Horse" | Public Sculptures by Alan Potter
The Iron Horse" | Public Sculptures by Alan Potter
The Iron Horse" | Public Sculptures by Alan Potter

The Iron Horse" - Public Sculptures

Featured In Purley, United Kingdom

13 Mtrs x 1.2mtrs x 2.75mtrs. Cast iron on concrete plinth. The sculpture is located on the route of what was probably the world's first public railway when wagons were pulled by horses along iron rails. Client: London Borough of Croydon.

Item The Iron Horse"
Created by Alan Potter
As seen in CR8 2BN, Purley, United Kingdom
Have more questions about this item?
Alan Potter
Meet the Creator
Wescover creator since 2019
Public Artist based in Scotland

Born in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Alan Potter began his working life as an engineer with Rolls-Royce Ltd. before he enrolled at the Glasgow School of Art. Upon graduating he lectured for five years in Fine Art at the Glasgow School of Art until he was offered the post of Head of Public Art at Chelsea College of Art and Design (University of the Arts, London), subsequently becoming Dean of the School of Design. Alan later resigned his post in order to pursue his preferred career as a professional artist and has carried out many commissions throughout the UK, as well as having works in public and private collections in the UK, USA, Canada and New Zealand. The majority of his commissions have been for local authorities, community organisations, schools, universities and hospitals.