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Nucleus - Artwork

The sculpture by Phil Price was unveiled to the public in 2006 and gifted formally to the city. At 9m high Nucleus has an impressive presence on the corner of High, Manchester and Lichfield streets, and is prominent visually to both pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

The simple singular form made of four equal parts is a reflection of Christchurch, with its well-planned and laid-out built environment. All the parts are connected and necessary for the whole to function. The plinth, with its exposed structure and beauty through function, is a celebration of Christchurch’s engineering and industrial base.”

120 High Street, Central City

Last updated: 04.10.2018