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Islington Plaques

Islington’s green heritage plaques commemorate significant people, places and events within the borough.

Islington People's Plaques 2016/2017

Nominations are open for this year’s Islington People’s Plaque scheme!

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.
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genuinely contributed to human welfare and happiness and deserve recognition for their contribution.
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are reasonably well known.
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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.
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died more than a year ago.

Any nominated place or event must have:
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significant historical or geographical importance to the borough.
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an appropriate and physically suitable building or structure on which the plaque can be erected.
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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:

IPP
Islington Local History Centre
245 St John Street
London EC1V 4NB

or email the completed form to local.history@islington.gov.uk

 

For a full list of Islington’s plaques, blue, green and others look at our A-Z list of plaques.