Chelsea war monument
Crofton trough
Fitzrovia Mural
Hyde Park Barracks - Victorian
Alma Cogan
Campden Hill Square
Leigh Hunt - SW3
Infants Hospital - baby 3

What is London Remembers?

The aim of this website is to document all the memorials in London. That's the plaques, monuments, statues, fountains, etc, that commemorate a person, an event, a building, etc. It's an aim we don't think we will ever achieve but we will enjoy the attempt.

Memorial types

Bust

Bust

345 memorials

Fountain

Fountain

137 memorials

Gates

Gates

21 memorials

Ghost bike

Ghost bike

30 memorials

Ghost building

Ghost building

9 memorials

Keystone

Keystone

26 memorials

Monument

Monument

321 memorials

Mural

Mural

90 memorials

Latest Memorials

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Covid memorial

Covid memorial

SE1, Albert Embankment

This work consists of approximately 240,000 red and pink hearts, one for each of the UK Covid deaths. Volunteers created this mural and,...

1 subject commemorated, 2 creators
John Lyon School - The Red House

John Lyon School - The Red House

HA2, Middle Road, John Lyon School

'OL' stands for 'Old Lyonian'.  'Stet Fortuna Domus' means ' Let the fortune of the house stand'.

1 subject commemorated, 3 creators
Royal Brunswick Theatre bollards

Royal Brunswick Theatre bollards

E1, Ensign Street

When the theatres were here the street was named Well Street. There are 10 bollards, some damaged, but the survival of the collection is ...

1 subject commemorated
Bronze cherub

Bronze cherub

EN2, Silver Street

in 2013 this statue was discovered by maintenance workers in the grounds of what was at the time, the Oasis Academy Hadley in Bell Lane. ...

2 subjects commemorated
Royal South London Dispensary for the Working Poor

Royal South London Dispensary for the Working Poor

SE1, Lambeth Road, 52, School of Historical Dress

The School of Historical Dress purchased the freehold in 2016. From their Facebook page: The building was erected in 1841 as The Royal So...

2 creators

Latest Subjects

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Covid-19 Bereaved Families for Justice

Covid-19 Bereaved Families for Justice

From their website, 2024: "Having secured statutory public inquiries in the UK and Scotland, we are now seeking to secure devolved inquiries in Wales and Northern Ireland. We are campaigning to ens...

Group, History, Medicine, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Covid 19 pandemic

Covid 19 pandemic

Also called Coronavirus. The general consensus is that the pandemic originated in Wuhan, China. A national Day of Reflection is held every year on the first Sunday of March. This was initiated as t...

Event, Tragedy

1 memorial
Red House - John Lyon School

Red House - John Lyon School

Bought by the school in 1956, its opening in 2013 was probably following a major refurbishment of some kind. At Lyonian Association we learnt: "The Red House Memorial Garden contains several trees...

Building, Education

1 memorial
John Lyon School

John Lyon School

Independent boys' school in Harrow. John Lyon (1514-92) was a significant landowner, who by 1564 had the largest land-rental income in Harrow. He  founded Harrow School, The John Lyon School, and ...

Place, Education

1 memorial
Royal Brunswick Theatre

Royal Brunswick Theatre

The Royal Brunswick Theatre was built on the site of a previous theatre, the Royalty Theatre (1785-1826) which had burnt down. The Royal Brunswick, designed by Stedman Whitwell, was constructed, st...

Group, Theatre

1 memorial

Seriously Famous

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Alan Turing
George Harrison
Robinson Crusoe
King George I
David Bowie
Sir Yehudi Menuhin

Lost Memorials

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Lawrence Chubb shelter - lost plaque
Keith Richards - Dartford temporary plaque
Willesden Boer War memorial - lost
Holloway Road bus garage - WW1 memorial - lost
All Hallows the Less - lost
London Bridge - information/viewing panel

Puzzle-corner

Grosvenor Hotel - head 01

This 1860 building, by architect James Knowles Snr, is studded with many portrait busts of which we believe only these 14 are representat...

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