Plaque

Waltham Forest College alumni

Inscription

Peter Blake, Ian Dury, Peter Greenaway & Ken Russell.
Erected in 1938 as the South West Essex Technical College, Waltham Forest College has contributed to the careers of several notable talents. Musician Ian Dury, filmmakers Peter Greenaway and Ken Russell, attended the art school where Peter Blake was a lecturer.
Waltham Forest Heritage
Waltham Forest

Site: Waltham Forest College (2 memorials)

E17, Forest Road, 707

The plaques are just visible in our photo, to the left of the third column from the right.

This was built as the South West Essex Technical College and School of Art in 1938 by John Stuart, Essex County Architect.

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

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Waltham Forest College alumni

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Waltham Forest College

Originally founded as the South West Essex Technical College. It offers a wid...

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Peter Blake

Artist. Born Peter Thomas Blake in Dartford. During the 1950s he became one o...

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Ian Dury

Singer-songwriter. Born Ian Robins Dury at 43 Weald Rise, Harrow. At the age ...

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Peter Greenaway

Film director and screenwriter. Born in Newport, Monmouthshire. He trained as...

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Ken Russell

Film, stage and television director. Born Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell at 31 ...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Waltham Forest College alumni

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Waltham Forest Council

Formed in 1965 from the joining of Chingford, Leyton and Walthamstow.

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Waltham Forest College alumni

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Waltham Forest College military trainees

Waltham Forest College military trainees

This plaque commemorates the thousands of service men and women who trained i...

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