Plaque

Lionism in the British Isles

Lionism in the British Isles Lionism in the British Isles

Erection date: /5/2000

Inscription

{Beside a badge with the text: ' L Lions International, We Serve'
Cypress Oak, Quercus robur 'Fastigiate'}
The tree in the central reservation of Park Lane was planted by the London (Host) Lions Club to commemorate 50 years of Lionism in the British Isles, May 2000.

Site: Lionism in the British Isles (1 memorial)

W1, Park Lane

The wall this plaque is on possibly belongs to the Inter-Continental Hotel but there was another building here in 1950; probably a hotel or pub. Park Lane was widened in the 1960s and a number of buildings in this area demolished. The wall is very dull so rather than give a long shot of that we decided to photo the reservation that holds the tree mentioned on the plaque. However, even having found a picture of this type of tree we still can't tell which tree it is. We'd need to get up close and check the leaf shapes but the traffic doesn't encourage that (weren't we clever to get a pic of Park Lane with no traffic?).

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Lionism in the British Isles

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50 years of Lionism in the British Isles

Lions Clubs International were begun on 7 June 1917 in America by a Chicago b...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Lionism in the British Isles

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London (Host) Lions Club

2012: seems dormant.

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Cypress Oak

Rather than risk life and limb in trying to get to the central reservation, w...

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