Trafalgar Square is the centre for national rejoicing and assemblies and rallies of various causes. It is on the sit of former Royal Mews and stables dating back to the days of Edward I (1272-1307). The present square was laid out between 1840 and 1845 by Sir c Barry, architect of the Houses of Parliament, part of which, 'Big Ben', can be seen to the south. Original panel unveiled by the Right Honorable Peter Brooke Charles MP
The square commemorates the famous victory of Admiral Viscount Nelson at the battle of Trafalgar in 1805 during which he was killed. The Nelson Column, on top of which is a statue of the Admiral, is one of the London's most famous landmarks. Around the base are four bronze panels depicting his naval victories at Cape St Vincent (1797), Copenhagen (1801), The Nile (1798) and Trafalgar (1805).
Secretary of State for National Heritage 8th March 1994.
This panel was updated in 2009 and was unveiled by Councillor Robert Davis DL
Deputy Leader of Westminster City Council in 2010
( right end of the panel )
The Jubilee Walkway, designed and administered by a special Trust, was established to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth in 1977. It encircles the centre of London, embracing many historic buildings and views. It
is approximately 14 miles (22.4 kilometres) in length.
Follow the Jubilee Walkway by foot, using the circular walkway plates embedded in the ground around London. For leaflets and further information on walks in London telephone xxxx xxx xxxx. To hear this pane call and select 202. www.jubileewalkway.com