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Memorial details

Memorial type
Pillar / Column
District
City Of Westminster
Town
Hyde Park
County
Greater London
Country
England
Commemoration
Terrorist Acts
Maker
Carmody Groarke
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 7 July 2009
    Attended by: HRH Prince of Wales KG
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
58740
Current location

Hyde Park
just north of the Achilles Statue
Hyde Park
City Of Westminster
Greater London
W1K 1BE
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 28303 80043
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
52 steel pillars representing one for each of the 52 victims, in four clusters representing the four separate attacks that took place. Each pillar shows time of death of the 52 victims and date of death 07-07-2005. A plaque embedded in the grass east of the pillars lists the names alphabetically.
Inscription
Plaque: IN MEMORY OF THOSE KILLED IN THE LONDON BOMBINGS/ 7 JULY 2005/ (Names) Pillars: (Names) Plaque: (Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Adams, James
Badham, Sam
Baisden, Lee
Beep, Phil
Brandt, Anna
Brewster, Michael Stanley
Cassidy, Ciaran
Chung For Yuen, Rachelle
Ciaccia, Benedetta
Daplyn, Liz
See details for all 52 names
Commemorations
  • Terrorist Acts
    Total names on memorial: 52
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 52
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname, date of death, place of death, forename, manner of death, additional
    Order of information: surname
Components
  • Pillar
    Measurements: height 3000m
    Materials: Stainless Steel
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Metal
Listing information
Condition
History
Several columns graffitied 7 July 2014, prior to anniversary service. Several columns graffitied on weekend of 18 July 2009.
Costs

Comments: The Government allocated funds for the memorial.
Memorial: £1,000,000

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other
Responsibility
The Government
Reference
  • Other website Carmody Groarke www.carmodygroarke.com/projects/publicspace/066.html
  • Underground News No.575 (Nov. 2009) pp. 702-3
  • Derby Daily Telegraph 2/8 July 2009
  • The London Paper 20 July 2009 p.4
  • London Lite 20 July 2009 p.9
  • Evening Standard 25 May 2009;7 July 2009; 7 July 2014 p.7 7 July 2014 photos of graffiti damage.
  • BBC News Online www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-28193157
  • Metro Pages 1 and 9 7 July 2009; 8 July 2009 p.11;8 July 2010 p.15; 12 Oct. 2010 p.5; 8 July 2014 8 July 2014 photos of graffiti damage.

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