This Velociraptor Sculpture is Now in Plane View at Heathrow Terminal 5

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Prehistoric crowd-pleaser: The Velociraptor sculpture on display at T5 Gallery London Heathrow David Dyson

A stainless steel dinosaur sculpture has gone on display at Heathrow Airport. 

The artwork, by New Forest-based Michael Turner, is in a private gallery inside Terminal 5, which members of the public can enter even if they do not have a flight booked.

Turner, who once made a life-size gorilla acquired by chef Gordon Ramsay, created his Velociraptor from marine grade recycled metal.

The £45,000 work stands at 6ft 6in tall and nearly 12ft wide, and has been “delighting” passers-by.

T5 Gallery London Heathrow co-director Anne Aldridge said: “What I like about Mike’s pieces generally is that they are unusual ... the reception has been amazing.”

The Velociraptor will remain on display in the gallery until it is sold.