Erection date: 5/7/1963
This market was opened on 5th July 1963 by the Right Honourable the Lord Mayor, Alderman Sir Ralph Edgar Perring.
What is it with granite plaques? Surely by 1963 someone ought to have learnt, from all the Victorian ones, that they are practicably illegible, do not photograph well, and some other material should be used!
Site: Smithfield Poultry Market (3 memorials)
EC1, East Poultry Avenue
Referring to our photo, the plaques are,left to right: Poulters; opening; Butchers.