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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 Fen Bridge - 1985 - East Bergholt, Suffolkview gallery

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Grand OpeningFen Bridge - 1985 - East Bergholt, Suffolk

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Metal plaque on Fen Bridge to commemorate its opening in 1985, crossing the River Stour, East Bergholt, Suffolk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/2/2015

last visited: never

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 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 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 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 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: 2/1/2013

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: 11/1/2014

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

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: never

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: 11/19/2014

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

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