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:
Here is a new video about Antony Gormley’s Another Place which has been created by Bootle-based Periscope Productions with the help of a grant from our Ace Fund. You can find out more about it on our news page.