SHEFFIELD MONUMENT: Iron compass installation made possible thanks to former Hallam lecturer

Judith Gilchrist and sculptor Jason Thomson at the installation of the iron compass

A project unlocking the history of Sheaf Valley Park was celebrated yesterday with the installation of an iron compass at the Cholera Monument, pointing out the key developments of the area’s interesting past. The iron compass was made possible thanks to Warren Gilchrist, a former Sheffield Hallam maths professor who bequeathed some money for public art in his will, and was unveiled by his daughter Judith overlooking the university where he taught for many years. You can read more on Sheffield Newsroom