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City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Andrew Young

 
 
Andrew Young Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 12, 2018
1. Andrew Young Marker
Inscription.  
In Memory Of
Andrew Young F S I
First Valuer to the London County Council
1889 — 1914
He Laboured to Beautify
The London He Loved

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work.
 
Location. 51° 30.749′ N, 0° 7.01′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Strand and Essex Street, on the right when traveling east on Strand. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of Westminster, England WC2B 4PA, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bush House (within shouting distance of this marker); Ivor Novello (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Gaiety Theatre (about 150 meters away); Air Chief Marshal Lord Dowding (about 180 meters away); Isambard Kingdom Brunel (about 210 meters away); The Wellington (about 210 meters away); The Lyceum (about 210 meters away); Essex Street (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Regarding Andrew Young. Andrew
Andrew Young Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 12, 2018
2. Andrew Young Marker
Young was a surveyor and the First head of the Surveying and Valuing dept. of London Councty Council, 1889-1914. He oversaw the building of Aldwych Street and Kingsway in 1899-1905. They were built as part of a major redevelopment of the Holborn area. Its route cleared away the maze of small streets and surrounding slum dwellings.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 59 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 14, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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