There will be some adjustments to the positioning of the Iron Men
, and although the objectors may, ultimately, be disappointed, they have at least been taken seriously.
Antony Gormley's 100 Iron Men, officially titled Another Place, have been a fixture on the beach since July, 2005, and have become one of Merseyside's most popular tourist attractions.
The new look for the Iron Men, also inset, left, has divded opinion Pictures: GAV SCOTT
Some of the pieces show the statues reading the Daily Post while others show the iron men coming out of the water with their suitcases as they arrive in New York - the possible destination for Gormley's artwork.
Mr Wilde said: "I've got a very vivid imagination and the iron men triggered off different ideas which I recreated in my work.
And award-winning local film-maker Marc Jennings has been commissioned to produce a film on the theme of a day in the life of one of the Iron Men.
Sculptor Antony Gormley gets up close and personal with one of his Iron Men
BEN WINSTANLEY He added Sefton should be taking full economic advantage of the Iron Men
saying: "Unison research shows that the Iron Men
have brought an additional pounds 6m into the Crosby economy since their installation."
IHAVE been reading the ECHO about the iron men
on Crosby beach.
I READ about the iron men
on Crosby beach and drove with my son and daughter from North Wales to see them on Sunday, October 16.