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Nuclear Dawn Mural plaque Carlton Mansions

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

Plaque: Nuclear Dawn Mural plaque

Erection date: 1981

Inscription

Nuclear Dawn - No Cruise Missiles, by Brian Barnes & Dale McCrea.
London Mural Preservation Society
1981

Site: Carlton Mansions (5 memorials)

SW9, Coldharbour Lane, 387

The Nuclear Dawn Mural plaques are on the left side of the building, the muraled side. The other two are on the front. The mural is not a memorial (for which we are thankful - we don't want to live in a post-nuclear world) but, when new, was rather good.

This detached Victorian block, constructed in 1891, stands in the middle of major redevelopment plans, and its residents were evicted in 2014. Brixton Buzz shows the plans for this building - to be a workplace for the new adjacent Ovalhouse Theatre. In the comment section a councillor is reported as giving assurance that the mural will survive.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Nuclear Dawn Mural plaque

Information Subjects commemorated

London Mural Preservation Society

The society works to protect, preserve and celebrate murals in London, and ai...

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Brian Barnes

Muralist and community artist.  Created murals around south London for over 4...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Nuclear Dawn Mural plaque

Information Also at this site

Carlton Mansions Housing Co-Operative

Carlton Mansions Housing Co-Operative lived here, 1979 - 2014, housing the ho...

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Julian Wall

Julian Wall lived here, 1979 - 1989, totter, squatter, a true individual, muc...

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Nuclear Dawn mural

Created as a protest against cruise missiles. The bottom right hand corner sh...

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Nuclear Dawn Mural - 30 years plaque

Urban75 has photos of the 2011 unveiling of this plaque and the subsequent pa...

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