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Selfridges centenary Selfridges

Plaque: Selfridges centenary

Erection date: 2009

Inscription

Selfridge & Co. Limited
Unveiled in 2009 by Galen, Hilary and Alannah Weston to mark the centenary of Selfridges, 1909 - 2009.

Site: Selfridges (2 memorials)

W1, Oxford Street, Selfridges

The centenary plaque is on the west side of the western pillar at the main entrance. The brass plaque is on the floor of that entrance lobby.

The statue/clock above this splendid Art-Deco entrance is the Queen of Time riding in her Ship of Commerce by Gilbert Bayes. See Ornamental Passions for details. It has also been credited to Henry Poole.

2016: Ian Visits unearthed papers detailing discussions between Selfridges and London Underground about building a tunnel from the store to Bond Street Station, sadly never built.

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Selfridges

Department store created by Harry Selfridge. The flagship store opened on 15 ...

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Alannah Weston

Alannah Elizabeth Weston was born in January 1972 in Dublin, Ireland the daug...

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Galen Weston

Businessman Willard Gordon Galen Weston was born in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, ...

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Hilary Weston

Born and raised in Dublin as Hilary Mary Frayne. Married Galen Weston in 1966...

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Harry Selfridge at Selfridges

The feet of all the customers visiting "this house" have, over the years, sof...

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