Bridge of Aspiration

Erection date: 2004


{Beneath the crest of the Royal Ballet School:}
The Bridge of Aspiration, the generous and symbolic gift to the Royal Ballet School donated by:
Thomas and Deirdre Lynch
John and Anya Sainsbury
Harry and Carol Djanogly
The Ashden Trust
Robert and Ricki Gail Conway
Charlotte Heber Percy
Christopher and Jo Holdsworth Hunt
The Mark Leonard Trust
The J J Charitable Trust
Simon and Virginia Robertson
The Mercers' Company
The Headley Trust
January 2003

This plaque marks the contribution of David Norman, Chairman of Governors of the Royal Ballet School, 2000 - 2009, to the development of the Royal Ballet School and the construction of the Bridge of Aspiration.

Site: Bridge of Aspiration (1 memorial)

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 underneath it read 'Civic Trust Award 2004' and 'Royal Institute of British Architects Regional Architecture Award 2004'.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of

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Bridge of Aspiration

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Bridge of Aspiration

A high level link between the Royal Opera House and the Royal Ballet School. ...

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Royal Ballet School

Originally founded by Ninette de Valois as the Academy of Choreographic Art. ...

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David Norman

Businessman and management consultant. He has held posts at many companies, a...

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Bridge of Aspiration

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Headley Trust

Charity which supports a number of arts and architectural projects.

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J J Charitable Trust

Charitable trust.

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Mark Leonard Trust

Charitable Trust.

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Mercers' Company

Records go back to 1348. From the Guild‘s website: "In its widest sense merce...

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The Ashden Trust

Charity. One of the Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts, which focuses on clim...

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