Baker Street Station
LSHTM - Ross
John Buchan
Royal Military Academy - original plaque
Carnegie - Islington West Library
Dudgeon's Wharf explosion - red plaque
Sculptured stone bench
New Cross V2 attack - plaque 2

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

347 memorials

Fountain

Fountain

138 memorials

Gates

Gates

21 memorials

Ghost bike

Ghost bike

30 memorials

Ghost building

Ghost building

9 memorials

Keystone

Keystone

27 memorials

Monument

Monument

321 memorials

Mural

Mural

91 memorials

Latest Memorials

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Mary Quant

Mary Quant

SW3, Kings Road, 138a

Jan Elson has pointed out that there's something very funny about the "King's Road" on the plaque - not least the apostrophe. It looks li...

2 subjects commemorated
Packington Bridge

Packington Bridge

N1, Shepherdess Walk, Packington Bridge

Viewed from the tow path this bridge is modern in design but the plaque was almost certainly erected to mark its opening in the 19th cent...

Rosalind Paget and Zepherina Veitch

Rosalind Paget and Zepherina Veitch

WC2, Endell Street, 24

The plaque gives 1739 as the foundation date but sources give 1749.

3 subjects commemorated, 1 creator
Enfield Town fountain

Enfield Town fountain

EN2, The Town

Supporting this lamp standard is really not a job for such small babies - they're actually clinging on for dear life. The push buttons f...

1 subject commemorated, 2 creators
Bridge of Aspiration

Bridge of Aspiration

WC2, Floral Street

The main plaque is being viewed by the couple to the left of the doorway to the Royal Ballet School. The two small black plaques undernea...

3 subjects commemorated, 18 creators

Latest Subjects

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Bazaar, Kings Road

Bazaar, Kings Road

The first Bazaar boutique was opened by Mary Quant at 138a Kings Road, in 1955. More information and photos at our Image Source, the magnificent Another Nickel in the Machine. Quant opened a second...

Group, Commerce, Craft / Design

1 memorial
Dame Mary Quant

Dame Mary Quant

Fashion designer. Born Barbara Mary Quant in Blackheath. She and her husband Alexander Plunkett Greene opened their first shop called Bazaar in the Kings Road, Chelsea, selling clothes designed to ...

Person, Craft / Design, Seriously Famous

1 memorial
British Lying-in Hospital

British Lying-in Hospital

Initially called the Lying-In Hospital for Married Women. ( 'Lying-in' is an old term for childbirth).  By the beginning of the 20th century it was experiencing financial difficulties which led to ...

Building, Medicine

1 memorial
Dame Rosalind Paget

Dame Rosalind Paget

Nurse and midwife. Trained at the British Lying-in Hospital. She was the first superintendent, and later inspector general, of the Queen's Jubilee Institute for District Nursing at the London Hospi...

Person, Medicine

1 memorial
Zepherina Veitch

Zepherina Veitch

Nurse and midwife. She trained at University College Hospital and at the British Lying-in Hospital.  In 1868 she took charge of the surgical wards at King’s College Hospital, and a year later was a...

Person, Medicine, France

1 memorial

Seriously Famous

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William Thackeray
Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie)
D. H. Lawrence
Peter Sellers
Rolling Stones
Dame Mary Quant

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

Died on this day

Eric Kennington

Died: 13/4/1960, 64 years ago

Person, Sculpture

1 memorial
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Puzzle-corner

Imperial Hotel - statue 16

On this site there used to be a sister hotel to Hotel Russell, also designed by Charles Fitzroy Doll and erected in 1898. It was demolish...

1 subject
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