Regenerus was created in 2004 as South Sefton Development Trust to continue the work of the Government-funded South Sefton Partnership regeneration initiative in the area.
Regenerus achieved a major coup with its first project when it brought Antony Gormley’s Another Place to Crosby beach. This major installation by the Angel of the North artist features 100 life-size iron figures looking out to sea.
The sculptures, which were originally only a temporary feature, attracted so much interest that a high-profile campaign was launched to keep them in Sefton permanently.
They have now become one of the borough’s most popular attractions. Since the ‘Iron Men’ Regenerus has been involved in a wide range of other projects across Merseyside and beyond including:
This video about Antony Gormley’s Another Place was created by Bootle-based Periscope Productions with the help of a grant from our Ace Fund.