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Memorial

James Walker Caine, Mason and Pearsall - steel statues + James Walker

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Statue: James Walker

Erection date: 28/3/1990

Inscription

{On the front of the plinth:}
James Walker, 1781 - 1862
Engineer Greenland Dock

{Plaque on the ground in front of the bust:}
Unveiled by Professor Peter Stott, CBE MA FEng FICE, President of the Institute of Civil Engineers, 28 March 1990. Sculpted by Michael Rizzello.
London Docklands Development Corporation

{Inscribed at the lower right edge of the bust:}
Rizzello, 1988

Site: Caine, Mason and Pearsall - steel statues + James Walker (4 memorials)

SE16, Brunswick Quay

{On a nearby bench:}

Plaque 1:
The characters for this Portrait Bench chosen by your community celebrate Sustrans winning a nationwide vote in 2007 to create new walking and cycling routes across the UK, funded by the Big Lottery Fund.www.Sustrans.org.uk

Plaque 2:
Phyllis Pearsall MBE 1906 - 1996 In 1935 Phyllis drew the first A to Z street map of London. She surveyed 23,000 streets and walked over 3,000 miles.

Sir Michael Caine CBE A highly respected actor, renowned for his distinctive Cockney accent, appearing in over one hundred films.

Barry Mason 1950 - 2011 Tireless and dynamic cycling campaigner who loved city life, birds and bikes in equal measure. He leaves a legacy for London.

Find out more about these local people at... {broken web link}.

But we hunted around and found a map showing all the Sustrans Portrait Benches around the country.

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James Walker

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James Walker

Civil engineer. Born Falkirk and studied at Glasgow University. Came to Londo...

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James Walker

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London Docklands Development Corporation

We did not initially recognise this logo, on at least 8 plaques in the Surrey...

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Michael Rizzello

Sculptor. Born London, son of an Italian tailor. Served in the army 1944-8. C...

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Peter Frank Stott

Civil engineer. Eight years working in Australia. Director of Highways and Tr...

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James Walker

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Barry Mason - steel statue

The 'statue' represents his passion for cycling. It is topped by a cormorant,...

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