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George Cayley University of Westminster

Plaque: George Cayley


George Cayley, engineer & inventor, established on this site The Royal Polytechnic Institution, 1838 - 1839.

Site: University of Westminster (4 memorials)

W1, Regent Street, 309, University of Westminster

Formerly The (Regent Street) Polytechnic. The plaque for the first cinema is inside the hall and is not normally accessible except when the hall is in use. The other two plaques are on the Regent Street facade. The University's Archive Services have produced a number of useful research guides for their different sites and facilities.

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George Cayley

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Royal Polytechnic Institution

Established by . From AIM: The Polytechnic Institution was opened in August...

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Sir George Cayley

Scientist and pioneer of aviation. Born Scarborough.

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
George Cayley

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First cinema in Britain

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University of Westminster - Pink Floyd

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