The Stockton Flyer

Situated behind the town hall, the Stockton Flyer is a fantastic automated  machanical sculpture, designed and built by engineer Rob Higgs. Like something from an H. G. Wells novel, it rises from within the giant stone plinth that houses it, clanging, hooting, steaming and chuffing for a full 15 minutes every day at 1pm (even puffing out smoke rings!). Commissioned by Stockton Borough Council in 2013 to commemorated the town's railway and industrial past, the Flyer was officially unveiled on the 12th of June 2016 on the Queen's 90th birthday. 

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