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Green Plaque Awards Scheme


Nominate a person or place for a Green Plaque Award

Is there a person or a place you think deserves to be honoured with a Green Plaque Award? Then get nominating! It’s easy to nominate, just fill in the online form.
You can propose war heroes, local heroes and famous people, philanthropists and entrepreneurs, places with cultural or heritage connections, as well as buildings of historic or architectural importance.  
The selection criteria gives details of how we will evaluate nominations.
Take a look at our picture gallery of the Green Plaque unveiling events that have taken place so far.

Green Plaque Award for Angel Yard

Green Plaque award in Angel Yard The latest Green Plaque to be unveiled is in honour of Angel Yard, where Ladybird Books were printed and published from 1915-1973.
Angel Yard was the location of Wills and Hepworth Printers. Established in 1873 as commercial printers, the company went on to produce, market and distribute Ladybird Books which became famous around the world, establishing Loughborough as the ‘home of Ladybird Books’.                   
Angel Yard is the first Plaque from the second round of the scheme to be unveiled by the County Council.
Nominated by ‘Love Loughborough’

Page Last Updated: 3 August 2015