This is a list of monuments and memorials dedicated to the memory of the British politician Simon Milton.

Miscellaneous

A square in the Victoria district of London was named Sir Simon Milton Square on 27 September 2020 by Milton's civil partner, Robert Davis and Milton's mother, Ruth.[1]

The Sir Simon Milton Westminster UTC, a University technical college was opened in September 2017 and named after Milton.[2]

A memorial garden at Paddington Recreation Ground was dedicated to Milton in 2012. It had originally been shown at the Chelsea Flower Show in 2012, where it was the recipient of a silver medal.[3]

Public art

Image Title / subject Location and
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Date Artist / designer Type Designation Notes
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Simon Milton Merchant Square, Paddington Basin, W2 2014 Bruce Denny Seated statue in bronze Unveiled by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Eric Pickles on 11 September 2014.[4]
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Simon Milton One Eagle Place, St James's, W1 2013 Alan Micklethwaite Portrait bust and relief Depicts Milton with City Hall in the background.[5] Unveiled by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson on 29 April 2013. Johnson described Milton as the "personification of calm, sweet reason" and described Milton as "one of the most gifted public administrators of his generation" at the unveiling ceremony.[6]
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Simon Milton Entrance to Crown Square, One Tower Bridge, Potters Field, Southwark, SE1 2016 Philip Jackson Seated statue in bronze Milton is depicted sitting on a bench facing City Hall and Potters Fields Park. Unveiled by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson on 6 April 2016.[7]
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'Silence' Opposite The Connaught, Carlos Place, Mayfair, W1 2011 Tadao Ando Fountain A bronze plaque near the fountain marks the fountain's dedication to Milton. Part of a refurbishment of Mount Street, commissioned by the Grosvenor Estate and the Connaught Hotel.[8] The leader of Westminster City Council, Colin Barrow, said that it was "particularly poignant" that the fountain bears a memorial to Milton as he "did so much to pioneer the joint working between the private and public sector that has brought such improvements to the city" during his tenure as leader.[9]

References

  1. ^ "The new Sir Simon Milton Square in Victoria is open for business". Sir Simon Milton Foundation. Archived from the original on 2021-03-01. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  2. ^ Cooper, Goolistan (23 July 2016). "Construction begins on new Westminster college which will team up with industry giants". getwestlondon. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Flack: Flack's week". PR Week. 12 October 2012. Archived from the original on 2021-01-22. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  4. ^ "Eric Pickles unveils Sir Simon Milton Statue". This Is Paddington. Archived from the original on 2021-08-17. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  5. ^ Peter Matthews (2018). London's Statues and Monuments. Bloomsbury Publishing. p. 260. ISBN 978-1-78-442257-8.
  6. ^ Ross Lydall (29 April 2013). "Sculpture honour for deputy mayor Sir Simon Milton". The Evening Standard. Archived from the original on 2019-04-23. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  7. ^ Ross Lydall (6 April 2016). "Boris Johnson unveils Sir Simon Milton statue at One Tower Bridge". London SE1. Archived from the original on 2016-04-15. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  8. ^ "Mayfair oasis mount street fountain unveiled". Evening Standard. 8 July 2011. Archived from the original on 2021-08-18. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  9. ^ Amy Frearson (14 July 2011). "Silence by Tadao Ando and Blair Associates". Dezeen. Archived from the original on 2021-04-10. Retrieved 17 August 2021.