Across London there are over 900 blue plaques celebrating a diverse, curious collection of Londoners through history. Yet until now most people only ever stumble on these plaques, seeing the buildings but knowing little of the stories behind them. This handy guide reveals layers of history and personality behind the busy streets of London. Inside are insights into the figures themselves, as well as details of the buildings and areas which have harboured creative masterpieces, new discoveries and history-making events that have made London such a dynamic city.

English Heritage Guide Blue Plaques