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Image for Milestones of Flight - RAF Museum, Hendon, London, UKview gallery

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Grand OpeningMilestones of Flight - RAF Museum, Hendon, London, UK

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This plaque was placed to signify the opening of the "Milestones of Flight" exhibition hangar by the Duke of Edinburgh on 17th December 2003. The RAF Museum is open daily from 10am to 6pm and admission is free.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/7/2015

last visited: never

Image for Bomber Command Museum and USAF Memorial Display - RAF Museum, Hendon, London, UKview gallery

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Grand OpeningBomber Command Museum and USAF Memorial Display - RAF Museum, Hendon, London, UK

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This plaque was placed to signify the opening of the "Bomber Command Museum and USAF Memorial Display" by the Queen Mother on 12th April 1983. The RAF Museum has been extended and enhanced since then.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/9/2015

last visited: never

Image for Bedford Corn Exchange - St Paul's Square, Bedford, UKview gallery

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Grand OpeningBedford Corn Exchange - St Paul's Square, Bedford, UK

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Bedford Corn Exchange, built in 1874, is one of the many impressive buildings in and around St Paul's Square in Bedford. It was used by the BBC Symphony Orchestra during the Second World War. It was opened in April 1874 by the 9th Duke of Bedford.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/5/2016

last visited: never

Image for The British Library -- Euston Road, Camden, London, UKview gallery

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Grand OpeningThe British Library -- Euston Road, Camden, London, UK

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II opened the new British Library building in 1998

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/14/2016

last visited: 7/24/2017

Image for Restored Covent Garden -- City of Westminster, London, UKview gallery

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Grand OpeningRestored Covent Garden -- City of Westminster, London, UK

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The grand opening plaque for the restored Covent Garden Market

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/23/2016

last visited: 8/25/2016

Image for Charing Cross Station Re-opening - London, UKview gallery

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Grand OpeningCharing Cross Station Re-opening - London, UK

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This poor excuse for a plaque is to be found beneath the Charing Cross station's clock in the staion's main concourse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/13/2014

last visited: never

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Grand OpeningStrand Underpass - London, UK

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The Strand underpass is a tunnel that takes a single lane of traffic north, from the north west end of Waterloo Bridge to Kingsway just north of Aldwych. The co-ordinates used are for the "opening" stone at Waterloo Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/9/2016

last visited: never

Image for Waterloo Bridge - London, UKview gallery

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Grand OpeningWaterloo Bridge - London, UK

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The current Waterloo Bridge, designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, was opened on 10th December 1945 by the Right Hon Herbert Morrison MP, President of the Council. The inscribed plaque is at the north west end of the bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/9/2016

last visited: 7/21/2016

Image for Epping Forest Information Centre - Epping Forest, Essex, UKview gallery

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Grand OpeningEpping Forest Information Centre - Epping Forest, Essex, UK

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The Epping Forest Information Centre is the name recorded on the "opening" plaque but it is now known as the Epping Forest Visitor Centre. It is on the west side of the forest in an area known as High Beech.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: never

Image for Market Building Opening - Smithfield, London, UKview gallery

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Grand OpeningMarket Building Opening - Smithfield, London, UK

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This market building is at the western end of West Smithfield at the junction with Snow Hill. The building now appears to be derelict but was, at one time, a part of the main market. It was opened in 1888 by the Lord Mayor of London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/28/2014

last visited: never

Image for The Queen's Walk - South Bank of the Thames (London, UK)view gallery

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Grand OpeningThe Queen's Walk - South Bank of the Thames (London, UK)

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The depicted circular stone tablet, set in pavement of the South Bank promenade close to the Oxo Tower in London, commemorates the opening of the The Queen's Walk official walking route by Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II in 7th December 1988.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/1/2014

last visited: 7/15/2016

Image for Silver Jubilee Walkway - South Bank of the Thames (London, UK)view gallery

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Grand OpeningSilver Jubilee Walkway - South Bank of the Thames (London, UK)

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The depicted bronze plaque, located on the pedestal with lion statue at the South Bank' end of the Westminster Bridge in London, commemorates the opening of the Silver Jubilee Walkway official walking route in 9th June 1977.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/8/2014

last visited: 8/18/2015

Image for Waterloo Road Fire Station - Waterloo Road, London, UKview gallery

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Grand OpeningWaterloo Road Fire Station - Waterloo Road, London, UK

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This former fire station is now a restaurant and goes under the imaginative name - "The Fire Station". The building, that opened in 1910, is located on the south west side of Waterloo Road close to Waterloo Railway Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/1/2015

last visited: 6/4/2016

Image for Liverpool Street Station - Bishopsgate, London, UKview gallery

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Grand OpeningLiverpool Street Station - Bishopsgate, London, UK

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Liverpool Street railway station, known simply as Liverpool Street, is both a central London railway terminus and is connected to London Underground. The station underwent major modernisation between 1985/92 and was re-opened by Queen Elizabeth II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: never

Image for St George Wharf Pier - Lambeth, London, UKview gallery

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Grand OpeningSt George Wharf Pier - Lambeth, London, UK

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This pier, that opened in September 2011, is located at the St George Wharf complex near Vauxhall station. The pier projects from the land in a north west direction with the "T" head running north east to south west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/3/2013

last visited: never

Image for Reconsecration of St. Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside, London, UKview gallery

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Grand OpeningReconsecration of St. Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside, London, UK

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This plaque commemorates the 1964 re-consecration of St. Mary-le-Bow Church, which was rebuilt after being destroyed in WWII

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/20/2016

last visited: 7/21/2016

Image for Queen Mother Centre -- All Hallows By the Tower, Tower Hamlets, London, UKview gallery

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Grand OpeningQueen Mother Centre -- All Hallows By the Tower, Tower Hamlets, London, UK

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The Queen Mother Centre at All Hallows By the Tower was opened by the Lord mayor of London on 7 Dec 2000

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/14/2016

last visited: 7/20/2016

Image for Mary Rushworth Book Centre -- All Hallows By the Tower, Tower Hamlets, London, UKview gallery

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Grand OpeningMary Rushworth Book Centre -- All Hallows By the Tower, Tower Hamlets, London, UK

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The Mary Rushworth Book Centre at All Hallows By the Tower was opened by Lord Cottesloe in 1964

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/14/2016

last visited: 9/15/2016

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Grand OpeningTower Hill (London)

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The depicted granite slab, set in the wall in close proximity of Tower in London, commemorates the reopening of the reconstructed public spaces of the Tower Hill by Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II in 9th July 2004.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/31/2016

last visited: 7/20/2016

Image for Tower Bridge - London, United Kingdomview gallery

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Grand OpeningTower Bridge - London, United Kingdom

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Opened by the Prince of Wales, this plaque is found at the north end of Tower Bridge celebrating Royalty, high society and commoners who were involved in the construction of Tower Bridge over the River Thames in London, United Kingdom.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/11/2013

last visited: 2/10/2019

Image for South London Hospital for Women and Children - Clapham Common South Side, London, UKview gallery

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Grand OpeningSouth London Hospital for Women and Children - Clapham Common South Side, London, UK

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The South London Hospital for Women and Children was officially opened by Queen Mary on 4th July, 1916 with construction having started in 1913.The building is located on the south east side of Clapham Common opposite Clapham South tube station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/22/2017

last visited: never

Image for Rotherhithe Tunnel Northern Portal - London, UKview gallery

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Grand OpeningRotherhithe Tunnel Northern Portal - London, UK

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This date, 12th June 1908, is part of an inscription over the northern portal to the Rotherhithe tunnel to indicate the date the tunnel was opened. A similar inscription is above the southern portal. Photos show both portals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

Image for Blackwall Tunnel Opening - Blackwall Tunnel Approach, London, UKview gallery

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Grand OpeningBlackwall Tunnel Opening - Blackwall Tunnel Approach, London, UK

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This plaque, marking the opening of the Blackwall Tunnel, is attached to a wall on the east side of the Blackwall Tunnel Approach road almost directly beneath East India Dock Road (A13).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/18/2015

last visited: never

Image for West Ham United Museum - Green Street, London, UKview gallery

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Grand OpeningWest Ham United Museum - Green Street, London, UK

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This claret and blue plaque, the colours of West Ham United FC, denotes the opening of the West Ham United museum in October 2002, in memory of Bobby Moore. The plaque is attached to a wall, near the club shop, on the north east side of Green Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/28/2014

last visited: never

Image for Cutty Sark Grand Openings -- Greenwich Pier, London, UKview gallery

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Grand OpeningCutty Sark Grand Openings -- Greenwich Pier, London, UK

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Queen Elizabeth II opened the original display of the Cutty Sark in 1957, and opened the newly refurbished Cutty Sark after a major renovation and upgrade in 2012

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/18/2016

last visited: 9/20/2016

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