Group    From 1959 

International Maritime Organisation

Part of the UN, the IMO has its HQ in London (we do like our initials).

Always based in London, it began as the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organisation in Chancery Lane, moved to 22 Berners Street, then 101 Piccadilly. In 1983 it moved into purpose-built offices and gained a snappier name.

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International Maritime Organisation

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International Memorial to Seafarers

{On a plaque to the left of the sculpture (in English and also in 2 non-Latin...

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Matchgirls' strike

Matchgirls' strike

A strike of the women and teenage girls working at the Bryant and May Factory. Annie Besant had published an article about the poor working conditions at the factory, 'White Slavery in London'. Thi...

Event, Gender Issues, Industry, Social Welfare

5 memorials
Albert Grant

Albert Grant

Born Dublin, Ireland as Abraham Gottheimer. The King of Italy conferred the title of Baron Grant - for improvement schemes in Milan. He was also MP for Kidderminster. His financial dealings were...

Person, Industry, Philanthropy, Ireland, Italy

1 memorial
Palmer Tyre Company

Palmer Tyre Company

From Car History: In June 1892 John F. Palmer (American) obtained two US patents for a “thread-fabric” bicycle pneumatic tire. Shortly afterwards he moved to England; registering the Palmer Tire Co...

Group, Industry, Transport

1 memorial
Brilliant Sign Company

Brilliant Sign Company

Signage company. It was named after their concept called the 'brilliant letter'. This comprised a pressed copper sheet with a v-shaped cross section so as to imitate the classic incised wooden fasc...

Group, Commerce, Industry

2 memorials