Plaque: Pepys Estate
Erection date: 13/7/1966
The Pepys Estate was opened on 13th July 1966 by Admiral of the Fleet, The Earl Mountbatten of Burma, KG.
The Estate, built by the Greater London Council, stands on the site of the Royal Victoria Dockyard, founded over 400 years ago. Here Samuel Pepys, Secretary of the Royal Navy, ordered the fitting out of the fleet for the Dutch Wars and here through the centuries British warships were built and rigged.
This is now dedicated to the peaceful enjoyment & wellbeing of Londoners.
Site: Royal Victoria Yard / Victualling Yard (4 memorials)
SE8, Grove Street, The Colonnade
Our photo is taken from the east. In the background you can see the inside of the retained arched stone entrance to The Colonnade from Grove Street. The Officers' Quarters plaque is in the colonnade. The two black metal plaques are on the wall to the right.