Plaque

University of Westminster - Pink Floyd

Erection date: 28/5/2015

Inscription

Pink Floyd
Between 1962 - 1966, Nick Mason, Roger Waters, and Richard Wright studied at the Regent Street Polytechnic where they formed the band.
R

Site: University of Westminster (4 memorials)

W1, Regent Street, 309, University of Westminster

Formerly The (Regent Street) Polytechnic. The plaque for the first cinema is inside the hall and is not normally accessible except when the hall is in use. The other two plaques are on the Regent Street facade. The University's Archive Services have produced a number of useful research guides for their different sites and facilities.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
University of Westminster - Pink Floyd

Subjects commemorated i

Pink Floyd

Rock group. Founded by students Syd Barrett, Nick Mason, Roger Waters and Ric...

Read More

Regent Street Polytechnic

Initially known as the Young Men's Christian Institute this was founded by Qu...

Read More

Nick Mason

Musician and composer. Drummer with Pink Floyd and the only constant member o...

Read More

Roger Waters

Musician. Co-founder of the Pink Floyd rock group. Initially he was the group...

Read More

Richard Wright

Musician. One of the founders of the Pink Floyd group.

Read More

This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
University of Westminster - Pink Floyd

Created by i

The Crown Estate

Some of these plaques have an 'R' representing Regent Street which was (2024 ...

Read More

This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
University of Westminster - Pink Floyd

Also at this site i

George Cayley

George Cayley

George Cayley, engineer & inventor, established on this site The Royal Po...

Read More

Quintin Hogg at the Poly

Quintin Hogg at the Poly

Quintin Hogg, educator & Christian benefactor, expanded his work by found...

Read More

Regent Street - first cinema in Britain

Regent Street - first cinema in Britain

The Lumières' friend, Felicien Trewey, a French music hall entertainer alread...

Read More

Nearby Memorials

Sir Henry Irving - W1

Sir Henry Irving - W1

W1, Grafton Street

Sir Henry Irving, 1838 - 1905, actor, lived here, 1872 - 1899. Greater London Council

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Dennis Geffen

Dennis Geffen

NW1, Pancras Road, St Pancras Gardens

The Geffen Public Health Annexe. Dennis Geffen O.B.E., M.D., D.P.H., Metropolitan Borough of Saint Pancras, 1844 - 1959.

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
William Thomas Du Boulay

William Thomas Du Boulay

SW10, Gilston Road, 43

It is known (from British History On-line) that in 1912 properties in Gilston Road were renumbered, but the details are not given. One ca...

1 subject commemorated
Sir Roger Bannister

Sir Roger Bannister

W9, Randolph Avenue, Paddington Recreation Ground

The plaque has added an 'e' to the end of Gunder Hägg's surname

6 subjects commemorated, 2 creators
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

NW8, Grove End Road, 4

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema O.M. 1836 - 1912, painter, lived here, 1886 - 1912. Greater London Council

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator