List of public art in Newham

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This is a list of public art in the London Borough of Newham.

Bromley-by-Bow[edit]

Main article: Bromley-by-Bow
Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Sir Corbet Woodall (14712980803).jpg Statue of Corbet Woodall Twelvetrees Crescent

51°31′24″N 0°00′18″W / 51.5233°N 0.0051°W / 51.5233; -0.0051
1913–26 c. 1913–26 Walker, Arthur GeorgeArthur George Walker Statue Grade II [1]
Gas Light and Coke Company War Memorial Twelvetrees Crescent

51°31′24″N 0°00′18″W / 51.5233°N 0.0050°W / 51.5233; -0.0050
? ? Memorial column with gas lamp Grade II [2]

Canning Town[edit]

Main article: Canning Town
Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Bradley Stone (16704494390).jpg Memorial to Bradley Stone Peacock Gym, Caxton Street North 1995 Downey, AnnAnn Downey Statue N/A Unveiled 10 January 1995.[3]

Docklands[edit]

Main article: London Docklands
Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Dockers sculpture (16904769355).jpg
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Landed Excel Centre, Royal Victoria Dock 2009 Johnson, LesLes Johnson Sculptural group N/A

Forest Gate[edit]

Main article: Forest Gate
Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
The Preacher Forest Gate Methodist Church, Woodgrange Road 1962 Peri, Peter LaszloPeter Laszlo Peri Architectural sculpture Grade II [4]

Stratford[edit]

Main article: Stratford, London
Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Statue of Shakespeare in Coade stone at University of East London (16331989992).jpg Statue of William Shakespeare University of East London Stratford Campus 1840 ? Statue Grade II A statue in Coade stone, originally made for the Opera House (now Her Majesty's Theatre) in Haymarket. Presented to Stratford by a local councillor, J. C. Carroll, in 1925.[5]
Gurney Memorial Drinking Fountain, Stratford.jpg Gurney, SamuelSamuel Gurney Memorial Drinking Fountain Broadway

51°32′27″N 0°00′06″E / 51.5409°N 0.0017°E / 51.5409; 0.0017
1861 Bell, JohnJohn Bell Obelisk Grade II [6]
St John the Evangelist, Broadway, Stratford (geograph 3550233).jpg Memorial to the Stratford Martyrs St John the Evangelist Church, Broadway

51°32′29″N 0°00′09″E / 51.5415°N 0.0026°E / 51.5415; 0.0026
1878 Newman, J. T.J. T. Newman Memorial Grade II [7]
Memorial to Edith Kerrison The Grove 1936 Gregory, ChristineChristine Gregory Memorial N/A Kerrison was the first female councillor in West Ham.[5]
Gerard Manley Hopkins, London (9437625180).jpg Memorial to Gerard Manley Hopkins Outside Stratford Library, The Grove 1994 ? Commemorative stone N/A Unveiled 28 July 1994, the 150th anniversary of the poet's birth, by Seamus Heaney. Hopkins's birthplace was at 87 The Grove; the house was bombed in World War II.[8]
Steel Fountain - geograph.org.uk - 842445.jpg Railway Tree Stratford High Street

51°32′21.93″N 0°0′1.33″W / 51.5394250°N 0.0003694°W / 51.5394250; -0.0003694
1996 Robertson, MalcolmMalcolm Robertson Sculpture N/A [9]
ArcelorMittal Orbit, Olympic Park, Stratford, London29July2012.jpg
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ArcelorMittal Orbit Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 2012 Kapoor, AnishAnish Kapoor (with Cecil Balmond) Sculpture N/A

Manor Park[edit]

Main article: Manor Park, London
Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Bust of Andrew Carnegie Rabbits Road wall of Carnegie Library, Manor Park 1904 [10]

Plaistow[edit]

Main article: Plaistow, Newham
Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
War Memorial for the fallen of the West Ham Tram Company - geograph.org.uk - 1003593.jpg West Ham Corporation Tramways War Memorial Greengage Street c. 1920 Richards, J. F.J. F. Richards War memorial Grade II [11]

Upton Park[edit]

Main article: Upton Park, London
Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
Champions statue.jpg
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World Cup Sculpture ("The Champions")

Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst, Martin Peters and Ray Wilson

Barking Road and Central Park Road 2003 Jackson, PhilipPhilip Jackson Sculptural group N/A

References[edit]

  1. ^ Historic England. "Statue of Sir Corbet Woodhall [sic] (1392548)". National Heritage List for England. 
  2. ^ Historic England. "War Memorial (1392547)". National Heritage List for England. 
  3. ^ "Monument to Bradley Stone", National Recording Project, Public Monuments & Sculpture Association, retrieved 12 January 2016 
  4. ^ Forest Gate's Free Art & History. Accessed 14 November 2010
  5. ^ a b Matthews 2012, p. 235
  6. ^ Historic England. "Gurney Memorial Drinking Fountain (1358001)". National Heritage List for England. 
  7. ^ Historic England. "Martyrs' Memorial (1190750)". National Heritage List for England. 
  8. ^ "Monument: Gerard Manley Hopkins – E15", London Remembers, retrieved 12 January 2016 
  9. ^ "Railway Tree". PMSA. Retrieved 16 November 2014. 
  10. ^ "Manor Park Library, Carnegie bust.". The Newham Story. Retrieved 17 May 2012. 
  11. ^ Historic England. "Tramway Workers War Memorial (1388315)". National Heritage List for England. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • Matthews, Peter (2012), London’s Statues and Monuments, Botley: Shire Publications 

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