Group    From 1963 

Bedford Park Society

Categories: Community / Clubs

Conservation group. Co-founded by two local residents, architect Tom Affleck Greeves and Harry Taylor, following the demolition of some historic houses and unsympathetic developments in the neighbourhood. They were supported by poet and conservation campaigner Sir John Betjeman.

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

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Bedford Park Society

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Bedford Park panel

On the back of the panel 8 Bedford Park men are featured, each with a paragra...

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Alec Dickson

Alec Dickson, 1914 - 1994, founder VSO & CSV, lived and died here. Bedfor...

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Beryl Brownsword

Beryl Brownsword, architect & conservationist, lived here, 1922 - 2007. B...

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T. A. Greeves

T.A. Greeves, 1917 - 1997, architect & artist co-founder of the Bedford P...

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Yeats - Chiswick

John Butler Yeats 1839 - 1922 artist W.B. Yeats 1865 - 1939 poet Jack B. Yeat...

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1 memorial
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South Woodford Memorial Hall

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1 memorial
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Irvine Gray

Founder member of the Amwell Society.

Person, Community / Clubs

1 memorial