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