Les Miserables
Smiths - Head Office
Cooks' Hall - blue plaque
Austin Dobson
St Peter’s and St Thomas - war memorial
Our Lady of Hal
St George's Hospital - 1
Tachbrook - Wren

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

351 memorials

Fountain

Fountain

140 memorials

Gates

Gates

21 memorials

Ghost bike

Ghost bike

31 memorials

Ghost building

Ghost building

9 memorials

Keystone

Keystone

27 memorials

Monument

Monument

322 memorials

Mural

Mural

91 memorials

Latest Memorials

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Thomas Cubitt - N16

Thomas Cubitt - N16

N16, Albion Street, 154

We think "Heritage Buildings Register" must refer to the register of Listed buildings, maintained by English Heritage 2006-15 and then by...

1 subject commemorated, 2 creators
Adelaide Stoll

Adelaide Stoll

WC2, St Martin's Lane, London Coliseum

The Alamy photo of the unveiling is dated 30 May 1925 and captioned: "A bust of Adelaide Stoll, mother of music hall impresario Sir Oswal...

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Frank Matcham - Coliseum

Frank Matcham - Coliseum

WC2, St Martin's Lane, London Coliseum

We thank our colleague for spotting and snapping this on a recent visit to the ENO. It's located on the landing by the dress circle bar.

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
London Coliseum

London Coliseum

WC2, St Martin's Lane, London Coliseum

The SWET plaque is outside. To see the bust, walk to the back of the foyer, turn right, through a door, the bust is immediately on your l...

3 subjects commemorated, 2 creators
6 - Rev. Toulson

6 - Rev. Toulson

N7, Caledonian Road, 426

These 6 plaques are on the east elevation of the building, below the ground floor windows. We have numbered the plaques left to right. F...

3 subjects commemorated

Latest Subjects

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Period Living magazine

Period Living magazine

Launched in 1990, we thought this mag had folded years ago but, 2021, it's still going.

Group, History, Journalism / Publishing

1 memorial
Adelaide Stoll

Adelaide Stoll

Businesswoman. Mother of impresario Oswald Stoll. After the death of her first husband, she travelled from Australia to Britain with her son. She married again to John Stoll and eventually took ove...

Person, Theatre, Australia

1 memorial
Rev. Joseph Toulson

Rev. Joseph Toulson

From Famous Pulpits of our Churches - Caledonian Road, by by Rev. William Mincher: "In 1868 Joseph Toulson became minister. He was a man of wonderful resource, untiring patience, and consummate tac...

Person, Religion

1 memorial
Beaverbrook Foundation

Beaverbrook Foundation

Charity founded by Lord Beaverbrook. It gives financial support to many good causes. It is also the home of the Beaverbrook Library, which contains an important archive of private papers, and many ...

Group, Philanthropy

1 memorial
Lord Beaverbrook

Lord Beaverbrook

Newspaper publisher and politician. Born William Maxwell Aitken in Maple, Ontario. He came to Britain in 1910, and served as an MP 1911-16. In 1919, he took over The Daily Express, and later founde...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Politics & Administration, Canada

1 memorial

Seriously Famous

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Sir Frederick Ashton
Paddington Bear
Ronnie Corbett
Bela Bartok
Robert Browning
Boris Karloff

Lost Memorials

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Thomas Cubitt - N16
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

Born on this day

Barry Evans

Born: 18/6/1943, 81 years ago

Person, Cinema, TV & Radio

1 memorial
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Puzzle-corner

St Mary's trompe l'oeil - Unknown 2

This 1981 Quinlan Terry building was originally the vestry or parish hall. It is decorated with trompe l'oeil statuary, 2 items on each o...

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