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Sylvia Pankhurst - steel statue King, Pankhurst and Towpath Horse - steel statues

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

Statue: Sylvia Pankhurst - steel statue

Site: King, Pankhurst and Towpath Horse - steel statues (3 memorials)

E3, Mile End Park, By the towpath near Haverfield Road

{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:
Ledley King (born 1980) grew up in the heart of East London and went on to play with Spurs and represent England at the World Cup.

Sylvia Pankhurst (1882 - 1960) a leading member of the suffragette movement, who worked tirelessly to improve living conditions in the East End.

Towpath Horse. Horses were essential to pull boats along the canal and bring trade and business to the area.

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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Sylvia Pankhurst - steel statue

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Sylvia Pankhurst

Born in Manchester as Estelle Sylvia, daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst.  Traine...

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Sylvia Pankhurst - steel statue

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Sustrans

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

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Sylvia Pankhurst - steel statue

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