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

Eyre Massey Shaw

Eyre Massey Shaw

Soldier and fire brigade chief. Probably born at Glenmore Cottage, Ballymore, Ireland. After a short military career, he was appointed Chief Constable of Belfast, being responsible for both the pol...

Person, Emergency Services, Politics & Administration, Ireland

1 memorial
Lord Palmerston

Lord Palmerston

Born 4 Park Street (which is now 20 Queen Anne's Gate) as Henry John Temple. Liberal Prime Minister 1855 - 58 and 1859 - 65. See First passenger underground. Died Brocket, Hertfordshire, his wife'...

Person, Politics & Administration

7 memorials
Radical Club

Radical Club

The National Political Union was formed in October 1831 to co-ordinate agitation for parliamentary reform, in particular wider male suffrage.  Some members of its Council were dissatisfied with how...

Group, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Steve Biko

Steve Biko

Anti-apartheid activist. Born Stephen Bantu Biko in Ginsberg Township, in what is now the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. He was initially involved with the multiracial National Union of Sou...

Person, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Seriously Famous, South Africa

1 memorial