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Great Storm - Victoria Embankment Gardens Wilfred Lawson and Great Storm

Tree: Great Storm - Victoria Embankment Gardens

Inscription

This oak tree was planted by the Lord Mayor of Westminster, Councillor Kevin Gardner, BDS, on behalf of the employees of Shell UK, as one of the trees planted to replace those that were lost during the Great Storm of 16-17 October 1987.

Site: Wilfred Lawson and Great Storm (2 memorials)

WC2, Victoria Embankment Gardens

The plaque to the Great Storm is rather hidden away in the flower bed behind and to the right of the statue.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Great Storm - Victoria Embankment Gardens

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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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Great Storm - Victoria Embankment Gardens

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Shell UK

The Shell Ball is a lovely piece of modern sculpture that's not a memorial so...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Great Storm - Victoria Embankment Gardens

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Wilfred Lawson

This statue original had figures representing Temperance, Peace, Fortitude an...

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