Celebrating our heritage
Hillingdon Council's Blue Plaque scheme was launched in February 2008 as part of the council's aim to celebrate and remember people of national or local importance who have resided in Hillingdon.
The council is interested to hear about former residents who may qualify for a commemorative plaque.
The aeronautical engineer who invented the water-skipping mine
British professional boxer.
The Dean of Special Effects.
First World War hero who was awarded a Victoria Cross for exceptional bravery.
Awarded the Victoria Cross for bravery in the face of adversity during the First World War. He was 20 years old.
Leading biologist, pharmacologist and Nobel Prize winner for the discovery of penicillin.
A gifted British fighter pilot who overcame a double leg amputation to continue flying during the Second World War.
A leading campaigner in Parliament for the abolition of slavery.