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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Richard Green

Richard Green

Ship-owner and philanthropist. Probably born in the family house in Blackwall Yard, Poplar, the son of shipbuilder George Green. After completing his studies, he entered the business which speciali...

Person, Engineering, Philanthropy, Transport

1 memorial
Gresley Society Trust

Gresley Society Trust

From the Trust's website: "Our purpose is to study and celebrate the life and works of Sir Nigel Gresley in particular, and the works and achievements of the London & North Eastern Railway in g...

Group, Community / Clubs, Engineering, History, Transport

1 memorial
Major-General William Roy

Major-General William Roy

Military engineer, surveyor, antiquary. Born South Lanarkshire.  Founder of the Ordnance Survey. 1749-55, one of a team that produced "The Duke of Cumberland's Map", commissioned by  George II as ...

Person, Armed Forces, Engineering, History, Science, Scotland

2 memorials
Greenwich Foot Tunnel

Greenwich Foot Tunnel

Pedestrian tunnel under the Thames designed by Sir Alexander Binnie, linking Greenwich town centre in the south with Island Gardens Park in the north. It is 1,215 feet (370.2 m) long and 50 feet (1...

Building, Engineering, Transport

3 memorials
John Rennie

John Rennie

Engineer. Born Scotland. In 1791 he moved to London and set up his own business mainly building canals, bridges, docks and harbours. In London his works included: Albion Mills, Waterloo Bridge, Sou...

Person, Engineering, Scotland

6 memorials