A Blue Plaque Scheme has been introduced by Warwick Town Council in order to recognise people and places within the CV34 area and to commemorate the lasting contribution made to the community of Warwick.
The first of these Blue Plaques was installed onto the Nelson Club in recognition of the family and descendants of George Nelson Dale & Co and their positive impact on the community of Warwick.
The second Blue Plaque was unveiled in memory of Arthur Measures on Tuesday 24 May 2016. It’s placed on his former home at The Mill Garden at the bottom of Mill Street.
The third Blue Plaque was unveiled by in recognition of J.R.R Tolkien on Friday 6 July 2018, by Mayor of Warwick, Councillor Richard Eddy. It’s located on St Mary’s Immaculate Church, where Tolkien married Edith Bratt on 22 March 1916
The fourth Blue Plaque was unveiled in recognition of King’s High School on Wednesday 10th July 2019, by Mayor of Warwick, Councillor Neale Murphy. It’s located on Landor House, Smith Street.
Our most recent Blue Plaque was installed onto Healey Court to recognise the site of The Donald Healey Motor Company. This Blue Plaque was unveiled by Mayor of Warwick, Councillor Richard Edgington on Saturday 3rd July 2021.
To view the criteria for a blue plaque, please download Blue Plaque Scheme