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Islington’s green heritage plaques commemorate significant people, places and events within the borough.
The Islington People’s Plaque scheme has been set up to encourage people to celebrate the cultural diversity and heritage of the London Borough of Islington, which includes the historic Metropolitan Boroughs of Finsbury and Islington.
Anyone can nominate a person, place or event to receive a plaque, not just Islington residents!
A nominated person must have:- a connection to the borough of Islington either by birth, work or residency.- genuinely contributed to human welfare and happiness and deserve recognition for their contribution.- are reasonably well known.- an appropriate address or building that the plaque can be erected on.- a strong association with the proposed building or structure nominated for the erection of the plaque.- died more than a year ago.
Any nominated place or event must have:- significant historical or geographical importance to the borough.- an appropriate and physically suitable building or structure on which the plaque can be erected. - a strong association with the proposed building or structure nominated for the erection of the plaque.
Nominations close June 30th 2016 and the selection panel will meet during the summer to agree the shortlist. The shortlisted nominations will be announced in Autumn 2016 and open for public voting. At the end of the voting, the three nominations with the most votes will receive an Islington People’s Plaque in 2017.
If you would like to make a nomination please download and complete this form and send it to:
IPPIslington Local History Centre245 St John StreetLondon EC1V 4NB
or email the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org
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