First UK public statues of black British people given listed status

First UK public statues of black British people given listed status

Commuters depicted waiting at London station recognised by Historic England as part of BBC’s Black and British season

Bronze figures of patient commuters that have stood at a railway station for 30 years have been given listed status because of their importance to black British history.

The sculptures will be familiar to anyone who has waited for a Southeastern train at Brixton railway station in south London.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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