Plaque

(lost) Winifred Atwell - blue plaque

Winifred Atwell
Winifred Atwell - blue plaque

Erection date: 18/12/2020

Inscription

Multimillion disc selling piano impresario, Winifred Atwell, 1914 - 1983, opened the UK's first black hair and beauty salon on this site in 1956.
Nubian Jak Community Trust
ARHAG Housing Association

Site: Winifred Atwell (2 memorials)

SE24, Railton Road, 82d

The Shropshire Star reported that the black plaque was erected in November 2020 apparently as a temporary plaque and on 18 December that same year it was replaced with the blue one.

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

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Winifred Atwell - blue plaque

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Winifred Atwell

Pianist. Born Una Winifred Atwell in Tunapuna, Trinidad and Tobago. Her birth...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Winifred Atwell - blue plaque

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ARHAG Housing Association

Founded to respond to the need for housing and support amongst Britain’s refu...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Winifred Atwell - blue plaque

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Winifred Atwell - black plaque

Winifred Atwell - black plaque

Winifred Atwell, 1914 - 1983, first black person to have a number one hit in ...

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