Dame Sheila Marshall McKechnie DBE
Dame Sheila Marshall McKechnie, DBE (1948-2004) was a trade unionist, housing campaigner and consumer activist. She became director of Shelter in 1985 and then ten years’ later she was appointed director of the Consumers’ Association (now known under the brand name ‘Which?’). Her partner, Alan Grant, helped set up the Sheila McKechnie Foundation after her death and commissioned this portrait bust. Sheila McKechnie was born in Camelon, close to Falkirk, where the bust was unveiled in August 2005.
Location: The walled garden, Dollar Park, Falkirk, Scotland.