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Waterloo Bridge Waterloo Bridge + Strand underpass

Plaque: Waterloo Bridge

Erection date: 10/12/1945

Inscription

Waterloo Bridge
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).

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Waterloo Bridge

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Waterloo Bridge

The first bridge at this site was built by John Rennie and named following Br...

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London County Council

Prior to the LCC London matters were run by church parishes. The LCC was the ...

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Peter Lind and Co Ltd

Peter Lind was a Danish construction engineer who came to England when, in 19...

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Rendel Palmer and Tritton

Engineers. This firm was started by James Meadows Rendel (1799 - 1856) and ca...

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Ivy Molly Bolton

Known as Molly. Bolton joined the Fabian Society in 1916, and became private...

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Waterloo Bridge

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London County Council

Prior to the LCC London matters were run by church parishes. The LCC was the ...

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Herbert Morrison

Labour politician. Born at 240 Ferndale Road, Brixton (from Oxford Dictionary...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Waterloo Bridge

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Strand underpass

The Strand underpass is a one-way vehicle tunnel connecting Waterloo Bridge t...

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