Peterloo memorial quietly unveiled three days before anniversary | UK news | The Guardian

Monument designed by Jeremy Deller made public despite accessibility concerns

Campaigners have accused Manchester city council of a PR own goal after a £1m memorial to the Peterloo massacre was quietly made public three days before the 200th anniversary.

The monument, designed by the Turner prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller, prompted criticism earlier this year when disability rights groups pointed out it would be inaccessible to wheelchair users.

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