Group    From 1821 

De La Rue

Categories: Commerce

Security printing, papermaking and cash handling systems company. Founded by Thomas de la Rue, a Guernsey printer. In recent years, the company has been involved in the design or production of over 150 national currencies. They also produce a wide range of security documents including passports, driving licences, authentication labels and tax stamps.

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

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De La Rue

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King George Tupou V

We wonder if erecting this plaque was part of the deal for De La Rue getting ...

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W. Young & Son

W. Young & Son

The Young family began fishing the Thames for whitebait in 1750. In 1811 William Young married Elizabeth Martha who had been selling fish at the Greenwich quayside. They set up a fish shop and the ...

Group, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial
LEO Computers Society

LEO Computers Society

From the Picture source: "This is the site of the LEO Computers Society celebrating the World's first business computer. Membership of the Society is open to: all ex-employees of LEO Computers and ...

Group, Commerce, Community / Clubs, History, Science

1 memorial
Sunlight Wharf

Sunlight Wharf

The Sunlight Wharf building was constructed 1906 and specialised in storage of furs, silk and tinned fruit.  The last working crane on the city waterfront was operated by LEP Transport Ltd at Sunli...

Building, Commerce

1 memorial
Hanseatic merchants

Hanseatic merchants

See the Steelyard.

Group, Commerce, Germany

1 memorial
LEO - Lyons Electronic Office

LEO - Lyons Electronic Office

The world's first business computer was built and operated by J. Lyons & Co. The LEO website provides: In October 1947, the directors of J. Lyons & Company, a British catering company famo...

Concept, Commerce, Science

1 memorial