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Planning permission for sculpture in Cambridge

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Cambridge City Council has given planning permission for the northern part of the monumental sculpture which is to be sited alongside the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge.

The sculpture is made of two large pieces of smooth British oak representing the mould from which the stainless steel needle, to be sited in the South, is made.

The Trust has carried out a underground survey and is now commissioning the design of the base to support the sculpture.


Tuesday, November 6th 2018

Brian Dorsett-Bailey

Brian Dorsett-Bailey, who has died aged 79, was a Trustee of the British Antarctic Monument Trust. He was the brother of Jeremy Bailey who died in a crevasse accident in 1965 near the British Antarctic Survey base of Halley Bay. Jeremy was a pioneer in the technology of ice-depth radar which allowe… Full Story...
Saturday, October 27th 2018

A gleaming Southern Monument

Ian Bury, our contractor friend in the Falkland Islands, has thoroughly polished the Southern Monument in preparation for the influx of tourists either staying for a holiday in the Falklands or passing through on a cruise ship bound for South Georgia and the Antarctic. There has been a significant a… Full Story...
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