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Great Storm - Victoria Park Great Storm - Victoria Park

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of

Plaque (lost): Great Storm - Victoria Park


London Plane Platanus X Hispanica. This tree was planted by his Worship the Mayor of Tower Hamlets Councillor Brian Williams (Chairman of Bow Parks Board) as a symbolic gesture of the intentions of the board to regenerate the tree population of Victoria Park which was devastated during the great storm of 16th October, 1987.
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Site: Great Storm - Victoria Park (1 memorial)

E9, Victoria Park, Crown Gate West

We originally photographed this plaque in 2010. Returning in 2016, we found that the empty small white plinth to the right of the tree was all that remains, the plaque was gone.

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Great Storm - Victoria Park

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Great Storm of 1987

In the early hours of Friday 16 October 1987 a great storm struck South East ...

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Victoria Park

London's first public park. Known locally as Vicky Park or the People's Park,...

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Great Storm - Victoria Park

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Tower Hamlets Council

The name was originally applied to the Tower division of the county of Middle...

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Brian Williams

Councillor and Mayor of Tower Hamlets 1986 and 1987.

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