Obelisk

Mayoralty of the City of London - 800 years

Erection date: 24/7/1990

Inscription

The environmental improvements and landscaping to Salisbury Square were donated by Land Securities plc to mark the 800th anniversary of the Mayoralty of the City of London (1189 - 1989).
Officially dedicated on 24th July 1990 by The Right Honourable Lord Mayor Sir Hugh Bidwell, GBE, DLit.

Architects: epr Architects Ltd
Contractor: Tarmac Construction Ltd
Landscaping: City of London Parks and Gardens Department

Site: Waithman obelisk (2 memorials)

EC4, Salisbury Court

The plaque to the Mayoralty is attached low down on the base of the obelisk.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Mayoralty of the City of London - 800 years

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Mayoralty of the City of London - 800th anniversary

The Mayor, poor lamb, has to make 700 speeches during his year in office.

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Mayoralty of the City of London - 800 years

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Sir Hugh Bidwell, Lord Mayor

GBE, DLit.Lord Mayor in 1989.

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Mayoralty of the City of London - 800 years

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Robert Waithman - obelisk

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