A replica of the 17ft (5.2m) high Superlambanana sculpture is to be created in Liverpool after six months of negotiations saw permission given.
The popular Merseyside artwork will then go on public display for the next 80 years.
The current version was limited to a 10-year display licence and will be handed back to its creator, Japanese artist Taro Chiezo.
The new sculpture will be made of more durable materials.
The artist will oversee the construction of a brand new sculpture which is expected to go on show within the next six months at a location still to be decided. Full story here...