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Public Art

Pithead Wheel

Pithead Wheel

Contact

Tourist Information Centre

01782 236000

Address

Corner Union Street and Town Road,
City Centre,
Stoke-on-Trent, near,
ST1 2LD

Details

Commissioned by: National Coal Board. Hanley Deep Pit was closed in 1962. Afterwards, the land was reclaimed and transformed into a public park, now known as Central Forest Park. The Pithead Wheel serves as a monument to the former use of the land for mining.

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Map reference: SJ 886483  Lat: 53.03186 Long: -2.17098