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Phyllis Pearsall - steel statue Caine, Mason and Pearsall - steel statues + James Walker

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

Statue: Phyllis Pearsall - steel statue

Site: Caine, Mason and Pearsall - steel statues + James Walker (4 memorials)

SE16, Brunswick Quay

{On a nearby bench:}

Plaque 1:
The characters for this Portrait Bench chosen by your community celebrate Sustrans winning a nationwide vote in 2007 to create new walking and cycling routes across the UK, funded by the Big Lottery Fund.www.Sustrans.org.uk

Plaque 2:
Phyllis Pearsall MBE 1906 - 1996 In 1935 Phyllis drew the first A to Z street map of London. She surveyed 23,000 streets and walked over 3,000 miles.

Sir Michael Caine CBE A highly respected actor, renowned for his distinctive Cockney accent, appearing in over one hundred films.

Barry Mason 1950 - 2011 Tireless and dynamic cycling campaigner who loved city life, birds and bikes in equal measure. He leaves a legacy for London.

Find out more about these local people at... {broken web link}.

But we hunted around and found a map showing all the Sustrans Portrait Benches around the country.

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Phyllis Pearsall - steel statue

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Phyllis Pearsall

Map-maker. Born Phyllis Isobel Gross at Budapest, Court Lane Gardens, Dulwich...

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Phyllis Pearsall - steel statue

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Sustrans

Charity. It encourages people to travel by foot, bike or public transport for...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Phyllis Pearsall - steel statue

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Barry Mason - steel statue

The 'statue' represents his passion for cycling. It is topped by a cormorant,...

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James Walker

{On the front of the plinth:} James Walker, 1781 - 1862 Engineer Greenland Do...

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