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.
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 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 War Memorial, Borough High Street Source London Se1 Community Website 1987 Fire Memorial, King's Cross Source London Prepared Animals at War Memorial, Park Lane Source Urbansquirrel British Navy War Memorial, Temple Gardens Source Mandytjie War memorial, King's Cross Station Source Katy Barrett Cenotaph, War Memorial, Whitehall Source London Canada Memorial, Green Park Source Markgbr Royal Air Force Memorial, Victoria Embankment Source Mandytjie The first of the "Dr Barnardos Homes" was opened in 1867 at 18 Stepney Causeway Source Londonhistorian Crimean War Memorial, Pall Mall Source Nish Yay Fashionista and original metrosexual - Beau Brummell Source Londonhistorian Kindertransport Memorial, Liverpool Street Source Notjustagranny National Submarine War Memorial, Victoria Embankment Source Mandytjie The Victoria Memorial, Buckingham Palace Source London Albert Memorial, Kensington Gardens Source London Thomas Faryner, King Charles II's baker, had his house and bakery on Pudding Lane, where the Great Fire of London began. Source Londonhistorian King's Cross Station Memorial - names all the victims who lost their lives on 7/7 Source Flashbak Bloomsbury Square Source Historylondon Victoria Memorial just outside Buckingham Palace Source Tegold War Memorial, Royal Exchange Source Radioleary The Fire Fighters Memorial, Carter Lane Gardens Source Mandytjie Postmans Park Memorial Source Greenwich.co.uk Canada War Memorial, Green Park Source Alpana.deshmukh A series of plaques at the Memorial to Heroic Self Sacrifice Source Atlasobscura Bomber Command Memorial, Green Park Source Sandra Lee Farringdon Road - site of one Zeppelin attacks Source Londonist Postmans Park Memorial Source Charlotte Is Living Primrose Hill -commemorative plaque to Welshman Iollo Morganwg Source Solarpatrick Police Memorial, St James Park Source Nicolagg The Memorial Gates, Hyde Park Source Tegold 38 Blenheim Crescent, South Croydon and the entrance to the David Lean Cinema Source Londonist Westminster Hall - plaque recording the trial of Thomas More Source Colin Davey Postmans Park Memorial Source Lizzieatworld St James's Place Source Ksegedin War Memorial, Euston Station Source Londonist Com Animals in War Memorial, Park Lane Source Hillside Vets Armed Forces Memorial, Westminster Abbey Source Urbansquirrel Guards Memorial, Horse Guards Source Conrad B Hart War Memorial, SE London Source Darkmewolf Royal Albert Hall and the Albert Memorial Source Levanterman Antony Gormley unveils a new plaque in Hampstead Source Peter Bazalgette
Last Updated 16 May 2017