London is littered with memorials. From huge Victorian slabs to more delicate modern-day dedications; from the subtlety of a smart blue plaque to the emotive war-child-or-sick-animal sculpture, they're everywhere.
Here are a few of London's most poignant memorials.
Animals at War Memorial, Park Lane Source Urbansquirrel Canada War Memorial, Green Park Source Alpana.deshmukh Postmans Park Memorial Source Greenwich.co.uk St James's Place Source Ksegedin Guards Memorial, Horse Guards Source Conrad B Hart Bloomsbury Square Source Historylondon Cenotaph, War Memorial, Whitehall Source London Postmans Park Memorial Source Charlotte Is Living Thomas Faryner, King Charles II's baker, had his house and bakery on Pudding Lane, where the Great Fire of London began. Source Londonhistorian Antony Gormley unveils a new plaque in Hampstead Source Peter Bazalgette War Memorial, Royal Exchange Source Radioleary Kindertransport Memorial, Liverpool Street Source Notjustagranny King's Cross Station Memorial - names all the victims who lost their lives on 7/7 Source Flashbak 38 Blenheim Crescent, South Croydon and the entrance to the David Lean Cinema Source Londonist Armed Forces Memorial, Westminster Abbey Source Urbansquirrel The Victoria Memorial, Buckingham Palace Source London The Fire Fighters Memorial, Carter Lane Gardens Source Mandytjie British Navy War Memorial, Temple Gardens Source Mandytjie 1987 Fire Memorial, King's Cross Source London Prepared Police Memorial, St James Park Source Nicolagg Joseph Bazalgette on the Victoria Embankment. Bazalgette was resposible for the design and construction of London's sewer system, as well as the construction of Embankment itself. Source Solarpatrick Bomber Command Memorial, Green Park Source Sandra Lee The first of the "Dr Barnardos Homes" was opened in 1867 at 18 Stepney Causeway Source Londonhistorian War Memorial, Euston Station Source Londonist Com Primrose Hill -commemorative plaque to Welshman Iollo Morganwg Source Solarpatrick War Memorial, SE London Source Darkmewolf War Memorial, Borough High Street Source London Se1 Community Website The Memorial Gates, Hyde Park Source Tegold Royal Air Force Memorial, Victoria Embankment Source Mandytjie War memorial, King's Cross Station Source Dr Katy Barrett National Submarine War Memorial, Victoria Embankment Source Mandytjie Fashionista and original metrosexual - Beau Brummell Source Londonhistorian Crimean War Memorial, Pall Mall Source Nish Yay Westminster Hall - plaque recording the trial of Thomas More Source Colin Davey Royal Albert Hall and the Albert Memorial Source Levanterman A series of plaques at the Memorial to Heroic Self Sacrifice Source Atlasobscura Animals in War Memorial, Park Lane Source Hillside Vets Farringdon Road - site of one Zeppelin attacks Source Londonist Barnes Neville Wallis, inventor of the bouncing bomb. 241 New Cross Road in New Cross, London, where Wallis lived from 1892 to 1909. Source Londonhistorian
Last Updated 16 May 2017