This page is to celebrate the significant impact that these women have made on our society and for us to start a conversation - who do you think is missing? Do you know of other statues that you can submit to our list?
St Martin's Place, London
A British World War 2 nurse from Norfolk, she assisted some 200 Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium and was executed by the Nazis.
Women of Steel
Barkers Pool, Sheffield
Memorial to the Women of Steel in Barker's Pool in Sheffield city centre.
Champion Park, Camberwell
Changed the attitude to female ministry, leading to it being approved of by The Salvation Army. Catherine is also celebrated for her commitment to social reform including better conditions and pay for women workers in London.
In memory of the famous singer, presenter and TV personality, erected outside the original entrance of the Cavern Club.
The Butts, Rochdale
Internationally famous singer Gracie Fields, described as "the Madonna of her day”
Outside Houses of Parliament London
One of the leaders of the Suffragette movement who won the first right to vote for some women.
A Real Family
Birmingham City Library
The sculpture celebrates ‘A Real Birmingham Family’ depicting a family that is two single mothers, one heavily pregnant, proudly striding forward, holding on to their sons.
St James's, London
Florence Nightingale was a nurse who tended the wounded British troops in the Crimean war. She was known as " the lady with the lamp"
Paddington Green, London
Welsh born actress. When the statue was erected in 1897 it was the first statue of an actor erected in London.
Lincoln's Inn Fields, London
A member of the Women's Industrial Council, she was very active in trying to improve the lives of female industrial workers.
Theatre Royal Stratford East, Newham
An English theatre director, who trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, and is best known for her work in developing the Theatre Workshop. She has been called "The Mother of Modern Theatre".
Cineworld west, Swindon
Popular 1950's film and television actress, born in Swindon. She first came to public notice as a blonde bombshell in the style of American Marilyn Monroe.
Tavistock Square, London
An English writer, considered one of the most important modernist 20th century authors and also a pioneer in the use of stream of consciousness as a narrative device.
Noor Inayat Khan
Gordon Square, London
Britain’s only female Muslim war heroine, Noor Inayat Khan was part of an elite band of women in the Special Operations Executive (SOE) and the first woman radio operator to be flown into occupied France to aid the Resistance.
A 19th-century Anglican nun and a nurse in Walsall, West Midlands.She dedicated her life to nursing, including a smallpox epidemic.
Albert Embankment, South Bank, London
A member of the Special Operations Executive, one of 407 operatives sent on sabotage missions to Nazi occupied France. Posthumously awarded the George Cross and the Crois de Guerre.
Said to have saved the life of the colony leader of Jamestown colony in North America , Capt John Smith, by pleading with her people to spare him.
Emily Wilding Davidson
Played a significant role in the suffragette movement.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry
One of Britain's foremost modern figurative sculptors in the post war period. She was one of only two women who authored artworks for the new Coventry Cathedral.
Camden Stable Market, London
Wonderfully talented but troubled British singer and songwriter who had become strongly associated with Camden Town.
Stockwell Memorial Garden, south London.
The first public monument of a black woman in England, a symbol of the contribution of Caribbean women to society and proof that people who have the courage to pursue their dreams can inspire others to great achievements.
A social reformer who first came to prominence as one of the founders of the Women;s Peace Crusade and was one of the organisers of the Glasgow Rent Strike of 1915.
The Cracker Packers
Depicting two women McVitie’s factory workers.“The statue conveys the humour, warmth and camaraderie of the Cracker Packers, past and present.”
A Suffragette imprisoned multiple times, a shoe machinist and mother of 6 who was buried in a pauper's grave now honoured for her selfless work for women's suffrage.
Alice Nutter of Roughlee who was tried in one of the most infamous witch trials of the 17th century - that of the Pendle witches. She kept silent throughout her trial except to enter a plea of not guilty to the murder of Henry Mitton by witchcraft.
Anglo-Saxon warrior Queen, Aethelflaed played a pivotal role in English history by building a chain of fortifications against Viking invaders throughout the Kingdom of Mercia.
Parliament Square London
The first-ever statue of a woman in Parliament Square recognises the huge contribution of Fawcett and many other people involved in the struggle for universal suffrage.
Mrs Emmeline Pankhurst
St Peters Square, Manchester
The first statue of a woman in Manchester in 100 years - the other is Queen Victoria. Erected on the 100th anniversary of the first UK election in which women were able to vote.
Theatre Royal Plymouth
Modelled on an actor in movement, symbolising the way that the theatre brings its messages to the audience.
Thames Wall, Bermondsey, London
The first public statue in London of an elected woman politician, the first of a 'green' environmentalist, the first of a woman trade unionist and the first of a Quaker woman. Research into her life showed that she was indeed a remarkable woman.
Outside Town Hall Oldham
Annie Kenney was said to be the only working class woman to hold a senior position in the ‘Women’s Social and Political Union’ (WSPU), which spearheaded the campaign for universal suffrage under the banner ‘Votes for Women'.
Basingstoke Market Place
A statue of Jane Austen unveiled on the 200th anniversary of her death. The English novelist was known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century.
Lady Mary Peters
Olympic gold medallist winning gold in the Pentathlon in 1972. She established a charitable Sports Trust in 1975 (now known as the Mary Peters Trust) to support talented young sportsmen and women, both able-bodied and disabled, from across Northern Ireland.
Nuneaton town centre
Twice Wimbledon champion Dorothy Edith Round Little was a World No. 1 British female tennis player.
National Football Museum in Manchester.
One of the early trailblazers of women’s football. An outside left winger, Parr scored over 980 goals in 833 games during a 32-year career for Dick, Kerr Ladies, one of the earliest women’s teams in England.
Herne Bay and Hull
A pioneering English pilot who was the first woman to fly solo from London to Australia, and set many long-distance records during the 1930s. On 5 January 1941 she died serving her country off the shores of Herne Bay, Kent, England.
Palk Street, Torquay
The English writer is known for her sixty-six detective novels and fourteen short story collections, particularly those revolving around fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple.
Nicola Adams MBE
Downhills Park, West Green Road, London
The first woman to win Olympic boxing gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics.
Nancy Astor was the first woman to take her seat in parliament in 1919. Nancy quickly became known for her outspoken views of specific issues, including advocating women’s rights and stricter restrictions on alcohol.
Dame Kelly Holmes
Portman Square, London
Double Olympic gold medallist and holder of five separate British track records. Founded the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust, a registered charity to support young athletes and help the lives of young people facing disadvantage across the UK.
Louisa Brandreth Aldrich-Blake
Tavistock Square, London
Britain’s first female surgeon. Dean of the London (Royal Free Hospital) School of Medicine for Women, Consulting Surgeon Royal Free Hospital, Surgeon to the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital.
St Thomas Hospital, London
Mary Seacole was a Jamaican-born nurse who cared for wounded British soldiers during the Crimean War in the 19th Century.
University of Exeter Campus
Well-loved TV presenter and Baroness of Beckenham, Floella Benjamin - the sculpture at Exeter University makes her the only living black person in the UK to have a sculpture on public display.
Dr Erinma Bell MBE
Manchester Central Library
Erinma Bell MBE, DL, Peace activist. Portrait cast from recycled guns obtained by Greater Manchester Police through gun amnesties.