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National Grid

Categories: Industry

The high-voltage electric power transmission network in Great Britain, connecting power stations and major sub-stations. It ensures that electricity generated anywhere in England, Scotland and Wales can be used to satisfy demand elsewhere.

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

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National Grid

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Charlton House mulberry tree - 1

The Tree Council in celebration of the Golden Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen El...

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Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee - weather vane

Golders Hill Park is managed by the City of London as part of Hampstead Heath...

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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
garment and textile industries in the East End

garment and textile industries in the East End

The origins of the East End textile industry can be traced to the 14th century when Flemish artisans set up dye works on the River Lea. In the late 17th century the Huguenots arrived in Spitalfield...

Concept, Commerce, Craft / Design, Industry

4 memorials
William George Armstrong

William George Armstrong

Born Newcastle. Armaments manufacturer and industrialist.  Developed the hydraulic accumulator.

Person, Industry

2 memorials
unidentified mill in Great Sutton Street

unidentified mill in Great Sutton Street

Where there are six millstones surely there must have been a mill?

Building, Food & Drink, Industry

1 memorial
James Wilson

James Wilson

Manufacturer, economist, journalist and public servant. Born Hawick, Scotland. Died Calcutta. Founder in 1843 of the Economist publication. Liberal MP, opponent of the Corn Laws. Founder of the Cha...

Person, Economist, Industry, Journalism / Publishing, India, Scotland

1 memorial