Revealed: Prime city centre spot planned for statue of Edinburgh boxing legend Ken Buchanan
The statue of Edinburgh boxing legend Ken Buchanan is set for a prime spot looking down Leith Walk.
A spot in the St James Quarter is being lined up for the statue which will stand slightly bigger than life size.The move was announced last night by Lord Provost Frank Ross at a fundraising dinner at Edinburgh’s Grosvenor Hilton attended by American boxing legend Marvelous Marvin Hagler.
“I’ve worked hard, I’ve trained hard to win the titles, and to get where I am.
“But I still just can’t believe it.”The new St James Centre site was touted as a potential location for the statue, along with the redeveloped Meadowbank Stadium.