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