Group    From 1919 

Osram

Categories: Commerce

Countries: Germany

Lamps and light bulb manufacturers. Founded by the merger of the lighting businesses of Auergesellschaft, Siemens & Halske and Allgemeine Elektrizitäts-Gesellschaft (AEG). The name is derived from osmium (a chemical element) and Wolfram (another name for tungsten).

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

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Osram

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Citroën House

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Saracen's Head Inn

Saracen's Head Inn

Mentioned in 1522 as an inn with 30 beds and stalls for four horses. Removed (as shown in the picture) for the formation of Holborn Viaduct and its approaches 1868.

Building, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial
Wheatsheaf pub

Wheatsheaf pub

Public house popular with London's Bohemian set in the 1930s, as were all the pubs in Fitzrovia, and beyond. Customers including George Orwell, Dylan Thomas, Edwin Muir and Humphrey Jennings were k...

Building, Commerce, Food & Drink

2 memorials
Bakers Chop House

Bakers Chop House

A tavern/restaurant at 1 Change Alley. 2019: We were kindly contacted by Raymond Cross who told us that his great great uncle, William Mann Cross ( ? - 1919) was the owner and proprietor of this r...

Building, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial
London Dungeon

London Dungeon

Tourist attraction. It portrays various gory and macabre historical events, using a mixture of live actors, special effects and rides. Originally located in Tooley Street by London Bridge station, ...

Place, Commerce, History

1 memorial