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Catford Centre Cat
Catford Centre Cat
Catford Centre Cat
Catford Centre Cat
Catford Centre Cat
Catford Centre Cat
Catford Centre Cat

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A large statue of a black and white cat sits on top of the Catford Shopping Centre sign. The cat has a mischievous grin and reaches down to paw at the 'F' in the sign. The cat has become a popular local symbol and when, in 2017, Lewisham Council proposed to have it taken down, many Catford locals signed, and won, a petition for the sculpture to stay.
Title

Catford Centre Cat

Date

1974

Medium

fibreglass

Accession number

SE6_GT_S004

Acquisition method

Lewisham Council

Work type

Statue

Owner

Lewisham Council

Custodian

Lewisham Council

Work status

extant

Access

at all times

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Located at

Winslade Way, Lewisham

SE6 4HQ

Perched on the 'Catford Shopping Centre' sign by the alley next to the shop at 158 Rushey Green.