Famous Blue Plaques

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Famous Blue Plaques

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If you’ve ever been to the England, it’s likely that you’ve seen a blue plaque. The majority of blue plaques are located in London and recognise great people and achievements. They are mostly located on previous dwellings, workplaces and birth/death places. People such as Vincent Van Gough, Sigmund Freud, Jimi Hendrix, Captain James Cook, Robin Hood, John Lennon, and even Mahatma Gandhi have blue plaques dedicated to them. They are important for maintaining English heritage and recognising important moments in history.

From nomination to installation, the process can take two or three years to complete. “The plaques themselves are unique pieces, handmade by dedicated craftspeople; they are kiln fired twice, meaning that their manufacture takes 2–3 months.” (from English Heritage website) Do you know someone who deserves recognition? You’re in luck. Creating plaques with Platinum Awards doesn’t take years.

Platinum Awards Plaques

Whether you want to boost the morale of employees, provide a special thank you, or recognise someone’s achievements, a plaque is a memorable option. Unlike blue plaques, which are created posthumous, the recipient will feel very appreciated.  The thought that goes into creating one will definitely show. There is a range of stunning colours, finishes and sizes to choose from.


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Platinum Awards supplied and engraved my sons football teams trophies. They provide an excellent stress free service… Highly recommended
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