Event    From 16/10/1987  To 16/10/1987

Great Storm of 1987

Categories: Tragedy

In the early hours of Friday 16 October 1987 a great storm struck South East England. In four violent hours London lost 250,000 trees. Its skyline changed for ever. 22 people were killed in England and France.

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Great Storm of 1987

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Angus McGill

This plaque was installed in 2017, on the 30th anniversary of the Great Storm...

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Avenue of trees - Hampstead Heath

This avenue was replanted in November 1988 to replace trees destroyed by a hu...

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Great Storm - Holland Park

28th November 1987 The Worshipful The Mayor, Councillor Mrs Elizabeth Russell...

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Great Storm - Victoria Embankment Gardens

This oak tree was planted by the Lord Mayor of Westminster, Councillor Kevin ...

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Great Storm - Victoria Park

London Plane Platanus X Hispanica. This tree was planted by his Worship the M...

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Aris Munandar

Aris Munandar

Non-British, killed by the Bali bomb.

Person, Tragedy

1 memorial
William Johnson

William Johnson

Role on the lost expedition: Petty officer on SS Terror. See John Franklin.

Person, Exploring, Tragedy

1 memorial
Alfred Linnell

Alfred Linnell

During 1886-7 a number of political rallies took place in Trafalgar Square. These were organised by socialists and opposed by the authorities. On 13 November 1887 the rally was attended by about 30...

Person, Tragedy

1 memorial
Christopher Kays

Christopher Kays

British, killed by the Bali bomb, age 30.

Person, Tragedy

1 memorial