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Peake Knight, 1st traffic lights Peake-Knight, 1st traffic lights

Plaque: Peake Knight, 1st traffic lights

Erection date: 1998

Inscription

City of Westminster
John Peake Knight, 1828 - 86, inventor of the world's first traffic lights which were erected here, 9th Dec. 1868.
J. P. Knight Group Ltd. 1998

Site: Peake-Knight, 1st traffic lights (1 memorial)

SW1, Bridge Street, 12

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First traffic lights in world

Less than a month after the lights were installed the lamp blew up, seriously...

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John Peake Knight

Inventor of the world's first traffic lights. Engineer and railway manager fr...

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Peake Knight, 1st traffic lights

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J. P. Knight Group Ltd

Founded by the son of J. P. Knight.

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Westminster City Council

Created in 1965 from the former area of the Metropolitan Boroughs of St Maryl...

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