Plaque: County Borough of West Ham - foundation stone
Erection date: 3/11/1905
County Borough of West Ham
This stone was laid by Alderman J. Byford Junr. J.P. Mayor on November 3rd 1905.
Electric Lighting and Tramways Committee
Alderman Ivey Chairman
Fred E. Hilleary LL D - Town Clerk
H.E. Blair - Tramways Manager
John G. Morley A.M.I.C.E. - Borough Engineer
Gregar & Son - Contractors
The composer of this plaque has been very mean with first names and initials.
Site: West Ham tram and bus depot (3 memorials)
E13, Greengate Street, 90
In our photo the foundation stone can be seen behind the railings, below the left-hand ground floor window.
This 1906 building was the Headquarters of West Ham Corporation tramways. The tram and bus depot occupied the site immediately north of this building, now housing on Gad Close and Routemaster Close.