Group    From 1965  To 1986

Greater London Council

Replaced the LCC. The GLC was abolished, some say, because Mrs Thatcher could not abide its left-wing politics, nor its leader, Ken Livingstone. On its 50th anniversary Diamond Geezer posted a good summary of the Metropolitan Boroughs that made up the GLC.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Greater London Council

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County Hall - frieze

The dates add up because the LCC only moved here in 1922.

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County Hall - London government

The County Hall. the home of London government from 1922 to 1986. LCC 1889 -...

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Dome of Discovery

{The plaque is laid flat on the ground.} This commemorative plaque was set i...

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Gatehouse Square, Southwark

The sculpture is titled "Great Oaks from Little Acorns".  From PMSA:"... hold...

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Grayling Square

Grayling Square This block was built in 1976 by the Greater London Council. T...

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This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Greater London Council

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A. A. Milne - SW3

A .A. Milne, 1882 - 1956, author, lived here. Greater London Council

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Admiral Robert Fitzroy - SW7

Greater London Council Admiral Robert Fitzroy, 1805-1865, hydrographer and me...

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A. E. Housman - N6

Housman lived here 1885-1905 when he moved, with his landlady to 1 Yarborough...

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Alfred Lord Milner

Greater London Council Alfred Lord Milner, 1854 - 1925, statesman, lived here.

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Alfred Wallace

Alfred Russel Wallace, 1823 - 1913, naturalist, lived here. Greater London Co...

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Other Subjects

Free Russian Press

Free Russian Press

Established by Herzen in London 1853.  See our plaque page for its various addresses around Bloomsbury.  See the picture source for much more information.

Concept, Journalism / Publishing, Politics & Administration, Russia

1 memorial
Basketmakers Company

Basketmakers Company

Established by an Order of the Court at Aldermen on 22 September 1569, a Royal Charter being granted in 1937. Today it supports the trade in this country and helps to foster links with the craft ac...

Group, Craft / Design, Liveries & Guilds, Politics & Administration

0 memorials
Sir John Reader  Welch, Bt, MA

Sir John Reader Welch, Bt, MA

Chairman of the Planning and Communications Committee in 1982 for opening Tower Bridge to the public.

Person, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Sir Edwin Chadwick

Sir Edwin Chadwick

Born Lancashire but brought up in London. A friend of Jeremy Bentham, Bentham dying in his arms. Chadwick's major achievement was the 1842 publication of the Poor Law Commissioners' "Report on the ...

Person, Law, Politics & Administration, Social Welfare

1 memorial
J. E. Pearce

J. E. Pearce

Councillor in the Borough of Hammersmith in 1948.

Media, Politics & Administration

1 memorial