Four out of five of the winners of the new Blue Plaques presented by Southwark Council are in SE1.
Jack Hames of Copyprints
The only non SE1 Blue Plaque went to playwright Oliver Goldsmith: teachers at the Peckham school bearing his name had galvanised all the children into voting and initiated a huge interest in his works and writing in general.
The Blue Plaques will be soon appearing in their rightful places and nominations have opened for 3 new plaques for 2004 – see www.southwark.gov.uk
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