Charing Cross Station Re-opening - London, UK
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N 51° 30.485 W 000° 07.496
30U E 699512 N 5710247
Quick Description: This poor excuse for a plaque is to be found beneath the Charing Cross station's clock in the staion's main concourse.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 6/7/2014 9:19:30 AM
Waymark Code: WMKX8G
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Long Description:

The metal plaque carries the inscription:

This plaque was unveiled by
The Lord Mayor of Westminster
Councillor Simon Mabey
to mark the re-opening of
Charing Cross Station
12 December 1989

Network SouthEast

Debretts website tells us about Simon Mabey:

CA Dixon Wilson & Co 1973-80; Smith & Williamson: joined 1980, ptnr 1981, currently sr tax ptnr and chm Banking Ctee; Westminster CC: memb 1982-90, chm Housing (private sector) Sub-Ctee and vice-chm Housing Ctee 1983-85, chm Social Servs Ctee 1985-89, Lord Mayor of Westminster (chm London Mayors' Assoc) 1989-90, dep high steward of Westminster 1989-90; Parly candidate (Cons) Knowsley North 1992, memb Cncl Assoc of Conservative Clubs Ltd 1993-2001; chm Bd of Tstees Charitable Tst City of Westminster 1989-90; Freeman City of London 1981, Liveryman Worshipful Co of Bakers 1981, hon memb Worshipful Co of Master Mariners 1989-90; ATII 1976, FCA 1981 (ACA 1976).

The Network SouthEast website tells us, near the bottom of this page that:

12 December 1989 - London Charing Cross concourse enhancements and exterior restoration completion officially marked by the Lord Mayor of Westminster; the station is topped by a £130m 14-storey office development in progress, with the undercrofts also included.

What was opened/inaugurated?: Charing Cross Station

Who was that opened/inaugurated it?: Simon Mabey

Date of the opening/inauguration?: 12th December 1989

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