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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William Luke Duffy

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1 memorial
Catherine Patricia Seelin

Catherine Patricia Seelin

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1 memorial
William Wise

William Wise

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3 memorials
Richard Dawson

Richard Dawson

United Kingdom citizen who died in the terrorist attacks in America on 11 September 2001. Anthony Richard Dawson was born on 3 August 1969. He had three siblings, Roger, Louise and Jane and he liv...

Person, Tragedy, USA

1 memorial