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Hyde Park memorial to bomb attack 7/7/05 Hyde Park memorial to bomb attack 7/7/05

Monument: Hyde Park memorial to bomb attack 7/7/05

Erection date: 7/7/2009

Inscription

{On the plaque in the low embankment at the east end:}
 In memory of those killed in the London bombings, 7 July 2005.
{Followed by an alphabetical list of 52 names - see the Subjects commemorated for the list.}

(Each column is stamped with the date, time and site of one of the 4 bombs:}
7 July 2005 08.50 Edgware Road
7 July 2005 08.50 Aldgate
7 July 2005 09.47 Tavistock Square
7 July 2005 08.50 King's Cross

The 52 columns are 1m apart, 3.5m high and made of roughly textured stainless steel cast in sand. They are arranged in four clusters of 6, 7, 13 and 26, referring to the number of lives lost in each bombing. Unveiled by the Prince of Wales.

Site: Hyde Park memorial to bomb attack 7/7/05 (1 memorial)

W1, Hyde Park

We would have liked someone in the photo to give a sense of scale but one can only wait so long.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Hyde Park memorial to bomb attack 7/7/05

Information Subjects commemorated

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Bombs 7 July 2005

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Civilian deaths in London caused by enemy action

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Sam Badham

In the list of names in Hyde Park Sam’s name is given as “Sam Badham & Lee Ch...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Hyde Park memorial to bomb attack 7/7/05

Information Created by

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Carmody and Groarke

Architectural practice of Kevin Carmody (from Melbourne) and Andrew Groarke (...

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Phil Baines

Typographer.  Hagg Bridge has an interesting interview with Baines about his ...

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