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Angus McGill Storm Tree - Charing Cross

Plaque: Angus McGill

Erection date: 13/10/2017

Inscription

This plaque was installed in 2017, on the 30th anniversary of the Great Storm. It commemorates Angus McGill, who initiated the appeal to replace London's lost trees and the planting of the oak nearby. McGill died in 2015 after 42 years as a columnist with the Evening Standard and creator of the Clive and Augusta strip cartoons. He was named Descriptive Writer of the Year 1968, and appointed MBE 1990.

Site: Storm Tree - Charing Cross (2 memorials)

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Angus McGill

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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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Angus McGill

Initiated the Evening Standard's appeal to replace London's lost trees. For 4...

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Angus McGill

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Westminster City Council

Created in 1965 from the former area of the Metropolitan Boroughs of St Maryl...

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Angus McGill

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Storm Tree - Charing Cross

When we first saw the plaque it was in the pavement close to the tree but is ...

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