Group    From 1884 

Marks and Spencer

Categories: Commerce

Retail group specialising in clothing and food, founded by Michael Marks and Thomas Spencer. There are currently over 700 branches in the U.K. and more than 300 spread over thirty other countries.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Marks and Spencer

Creations i

Lewisham V1 rocket attack

Plaque unveiled by Heidi Alexander, M.P. for Lewisham East, and Councillor Al...

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Lewisham V1 rocket attack - original

This brass plaque on the pavement had become badly worn and a new one was ere...

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Charles Cheers, Baron Wakefield of Hythe CGE, LLD

Charles Cheers, Baron Wakefield of Hythe CGE, LLD

Charles Cheers Wakefield was born and raised in Liverpool. (Cheers was his mother's maiden name). Became an oil-broker, founding his own firm in 1899, C.C. Wakefield & Co. later Wakefield Oil C...

Person, Commerce, Lord Mayor, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Murphy & Browne

Murphy & Browne

Trader at Covent Garden Market at its original site.

Group, Commerce

1 memorial
Burmantofts

Burmantofts

Manufacturers of ceramic pipes and construction materials, named after the Burmantofts district of Leeds. The business began when fire clay was discovered in a coal mine owned by William Wilcox and...

Group, Commerce

1 memorial
Alec W. Poupart

Alec W. Poupart

Trader at Covent Garden Market at its original site.

Group, Commerce

1 memorial
City Road Basin

City Road Basin

Part of the Regent's Canal. Built in 1820 to allow boats to moor and unload cargo, initially brought long distance but it soon became used primarily to transport local coal and building materials. ...

Place, Commerce, Transport

1 memorial