Erection date: 10/12/1945
Constructed by the London County Council
Opened by the Right Hon Herbert Morrison MP, Leader of the Council, 1934 - 1940
10th December 1945
Chairman of the London County Council – Charles Robertson MA
Chairman of the Town Planning Committee – Mrs I. M. Bolton
Clerk of the Council – Sir Eric Salmon MC DL
Engineers - Rendel Palmer and Tritton and Sir Poirson Frank M Inst.
Architect – Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, OM, RA
Contractors - Peter Lind and Co Ltd
In our photo you can see how distressed the lettering is, and that it was once picked out in gold paint.
Site: Waterloo Bridge + Strand underpass (2 memorials)
WC2, Waterloo Bridge
These plaques are either side of the entrance to the Somerset House terrace: Strand Underpass on the left (north), Waterloo Bridge on the right (south).