Tag Archives: Tavistock Square

7/7 memorial to go ahead

The installation of a memorial within Tavistock Square Gardens to commemorate the 13 innocent victims who lost their lives in the terrorist bus bombing at Tavistock Square on 7 July 2005 has received full planning permission. There is currently a small plaque on the railings of the British Medical Association on the east side of the […]

7/7 Memorial Lecture, 2014 – Martine Wright

The 7/7 Memorial Trust is delighted to announce that Martine Wright, a 7/7 survivor and Paralympic athlete will be delivering this year’s 7/7 Memorial Lecture on the evening of Monday 30th June in The Great Hall at the British Medical Association in Tavistock Square. Martine Wright lost both legs in the 7/7 terrorist attacks on the […]

Weathering the storms – tree news

During this stormy weather that we have been fortunate to have had very little damage, as our trees are an  important feature of the Bloomsbury squares. However, in Tavistock Square we  have lost one of our age-old plane trees through disease.  Camden Council Tree Department pointed out the remaining stump to us so that we could see […]

Wildlife in the square

The night of the storm Sunday 22nd – Monday 23rd December 2013 brought some of the worst weather encountered in London for decades with howling 70 mph winds and lashing rain which even flooded Euston Road. Early the following morning, Christmas Eve, returning from collecting a newspaper from Woburn Walk, I stepped into the north […]

Festive greetings from the Bloomsbury squares

The Friends of Tavistock Square welcomed members of their fellow Friends groups for the Bloomsbury squares and passers-by this week with a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie in the square, to thank volunteers and to advertise themselves as keen to encourage new members with an interest in the life of the squares. […]