Plaque: George Padmore
Erection date: 28/6/2001
George Padmore, 1903 - 1959, aka Malcolm Ivan Meredith Nurse, international activist and renowned pan Africanist, lived here, 1941 - 1957.
Nubian Jak Community Trust
Trinidad & Tobago High Commission : Ghana High Commission
Padmore was so prominent in the campaign for self-governance in Africa that it is said almost all the independence leaders of Africa passed through the kitchen of this flat, including Kenyatta. Padmore lived here with his wife Dorothy Pizer.
Plaque unveiled exactly 98 years after Padmore's birth.
Site: George Padmore & Dickens (2 memorials)
NW1, Cranleigh Street, 22, Cranleigh Houses / Brook House
Padmore's is the higher plaque.