Monday, 26 October 2009

EDWARD TURNER BLUE PLAQUE EVENT

The weather was fine encouraging mass support on Sunday afternoon and London ITV news covered the event on their 6pm news programme that evening. Veloce author John Rosamond and Tony Benn were among the guest speakers at the event which marked the unveiling of the Edward Turner plaque by Edward Turner Junior at 8 Philip Walk, Peckham, London SE15.


John Rosamond and Edward Turner Junior.

The Plaque top left

Erum Waheed, whose two year campaign helped bring about the blue plaque event. John Rosamond & Mayor of Southwark – Cllr Jeff Hook.

Tony Benn (courtesy Pierre Drown)

John Rosamond, Erum Waheed and Duncan Saunders who also made a speech as the Daimler representative. (courtesy Pierre Drown).

John Rosamond's speech


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