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1st Duke of Westminster, friend of the poor 1st Duke of Westminster, friend of the poor

Plaque: 1st Duke of Westminster, friend of the poor

Inscription

Hugh Lupus, first Duke of Westminster, K.G., lessor to the Improved Industrial Dwellings Coy. Ltd. Of this and other buildings on his London estate accommodating nearly 4,000 persons of the working class, the friend and benefactor of his poorer brethren. Obit 1899.

Site: 1st Duke of Westminster, friend of the poor (1 memorial)

W1, Brown Hart Gardens, Chesham Buildings

The strange raised public space (hardly a garden) at the centre of this square was once a proper garden but then an electrical sub-station was built on it.  IanVisits explains.

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1st Duke of Westminster, friend of the poor

Information Subjects commemorated

50532

Improved Industrial Dwellings Co Ltd

Founded by Sir Sydney Waterlow.

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46997

Duke of Westminster, Hugh Lupus Grosvenor

Created Duke in 1874, mainly it seems for owning large chunks of London and b...

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