Plaque: Simpson, Maule and Nicholson
Erection date: 2009
1859 - 68, at Victory Place, The Atlas Dyeworks helped start a world industry under Simpson, Maule and Nicholson, who pioneered a family of dazzling Magenta-based dyes; thus showing a way to create both families of useful compounds, & new jobs here in science.
A Biochemical Society/Guy's & St.Thomas's Hospitals Charity Educational Outreach Event
2009 Produced by Biolink Technology Ltd for the British Association's National Science & Engineering Week 2009.
The rather odd wording of the plaque is explained by an item in the RSC Historical Group Newsletter, February 2010. As part of National Science Week 2009 a play about the invention of magenta, was researched and written, and then performed by children at this site.
Site: Simpson, Maule and Nicholson (1 memorial)
SE17, Victory Place, Victory Primary School
The site is now a school, built in the period during which each school had separate entrances for types of pupils. The "Boys" and " Girls & Infants" labels here are made of nice ceramic letters.