Plaque: First state-aided housing in Islington
Erection date: 8/1/1921
This stone was erected the 8th of January 1921 in the Mayoralty of E H King Esq., J.P. to commemorate the first state-aided housing scheme commenced in the Borough of Islington.
CGE Fletcher, C.B.E. Town Clerk
ECP Monson, F.R.I.B.A., architect
Rice and Son, builders.
Commentary: No, we can't explain the purple bucket, but we do believe it to be a temporary embellishment.
Site: First state-aided housing in Islington (1 memorial)
N1, Halton Road, Halton Mansions