Morecambe’s Venus & Cupid statue moves to Arndale Centre

A crane ready to lift Morecambe's Venus & Cupid statue which is being moved into the Arndale Centre until vital repairs can be carried out.
A crane ready to lift Morecambe's Venus & Cupid statue which is being moved into the Arndale Centre until vital repairs can be carried out.

Morecambe’s Venus & Cupid statue was moved to the Arndale over the weekend where repairs can be carried out after it was severely damaged by last winter’s frost.

The statue was lifted from its seafront site by crane onto a truck and trailer, and toured through Morecambe town centre.

Morecambe's Venus & Cupid statue arrives at the Arndale Centre to await  vital repairs.

Morecambe's Venus & Cupid statue arrives at the Arndale Centre to await vital repairs.

On arrival at the Arndale, it was lowered onto a trailer and pushed manually through the shopping centre to its new home in the former 
Temptations clothing store unit where it can dry out slowly before repairs begin.