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Tom Bates

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Tom Bates

Assistant to Frederick Bremer. He helped build the first British motor car with an internal combustion engine.

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

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Frederick Bremer

Frederick Bremer, 1872 - 1941. Between 1892 - 1894 in a small workshop in the...

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George Croydon Marks

George Croydon Marks

Engineer and politician. Born in Eltham. He was apprenticed at the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich. In 1882 he joined Tangye Ltd in Birmingham and became head of the lifting-machinery department and an exp...

Person, Engineering, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Automobile Association

Automobile Association

The Automobile Association, originally set up to help motorists avoid police speed traps, opened its first office in Fleet Street in 1905.

Group, Community / Clubs, Engineering

1 memorial
James Watt

James Watt

Born Greenock. Engineer. Worked with steam engines, devising a separate condenser which greatly improved efficiency. The watt unit of power was named for him. Died Handsworth, Staffordshire.

Person, Engineering, Scotland

2 memorials
Wrekin

Wrekin

From their website: "Wrekin is a leading UK designer, manufacturer and supplier of specialist products for the civil engineering industry.". In business for over 30 years (in 2021).

Group, Engineering

1 memorial
Conservators of the River Thames / Thames Conservancy

Conservators of the River Thames / Thames Conservancy

Came into being as a result of the Thames Conservancy Act,1857. Completed the building of Teddington Lock. Lost some of its responsibilities in 1909 to the Port of London Authority and in 1974 the ...

Group, Engineering, Gardens / Agriculture, Transport

3 memorials