Group    From 1880 

George Wimpey Ltd

Categories: Engineering, Property

Based in Hammersmith initially so an early job was very local - the Hammersmith Town Hall. Also: the first electric tramway in London and the White City exhibition buildings including the 1908 Olympic stadium. 2007 merged with Taylor Woodrow into Taylor Wimpey, a civil engineering and construction company.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
George Wimpey Ltd

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Wimpey

{Bronze plaque on the low plinth:} Ridirich by Keith McCarter {means Knight i...

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Herbert Gifford Harvey

Herbert Gifford Harvey

Junior Assistant 2nd Engineer on the RMS Titanic. A full résumé of his life can be found on the Encyclopedia Titanica website.  He is also commemorated on the Engineers Memorial, Andrews East Park...

Person, Armed Forces, Engineering, Tragedy, Ireland

1 memorial
Finchley Road

Finchley Road

This highway was constructed in 1835 as an alternative by-pass route to the old road from London to the north, which took the gruelling haul up through the congested streets of Hampstead.

Place, Engineering, Transport

1 memorial
Peter Lind and Co Ltd

Peter Lind and Co Ltd

Peter Lind was a Danish construction engineer who came to England when, in 1913 he was appointed designer for the British Reinforced Concrete Engineering Company. His firm built the silos for The S...

Group, Engineering

1 memorial
Joseph Bell

Joseph Bell

Chief engineer of the RMS Titanic. Born in Farlam, Cumbria, he moved to Newcastle where he served his apprenticeship. He was hired by the White Star Line and served on several ships before being ap...

Person, Engineering, Tragedy

1 memorial
Sir William Heerlein Lindley

Sir William Heerlein Lindley

Civil engineer. Born at 50 Ferdinand Strasse, Hamburg. Worked with his father William Lindley on a number of engineering projects, including the Warsaw waterworks and the sewerage system in Prague,...

Person, Engineering, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Poland

1 memorial