Lewisham Shopping Centre Mural
Lewisham Shopping Centre Mural

Lewisham Shopping Centre
Molesworth Street Entrance
Lewisham SE13 7HB

To VC Holders Boer War, WW1 and WW2 and WW2 Civilians

UKNIWM Refs: 12133 and 12134

OS Map Ref: TQ380 750

Map: Memorials of Lewisham Map

Type: Mural

The mural is on a white background headed Victoria Cross Holders with an image of the cross on both side and the names of the holders listed in black under the names of the wars’ they fought in.
Immediately underneath are listed local civilian heroes of WW2.
There are adjoining boards giving details of the actions of the winners of gallantry medal winners and civilian heroes, printed on white paper these boards are covered with Perspex.

Wars Commemorated: Boer War, First World War & Second World War

Unveiled 28 May 1998 by Roger Godsiff, MP Blessing spoken by Sybil Phoenix MBE

Mural Artists/Designers: Bruce Williams and Gary Phillips, Whitstable, Kent

Other References: Lewisham Local History Society 'Newsletter' No.125 June/July 1998, P.6
Lewisham Shopping Centre Mural Guide

Note: Lewisham Shopping Centre’s History Murals depict scenes from 2000 years of Lewisham’s history and also commemorate local heroes. The murals were commissioned by the owners, Slough Estates, to celebrate the Shopping Centre’s 21st Anniversary.

Names: Click here to see the names on this mural

Do you have more information on people named on this memorial or the memorial? If so click here to contribute information.


by Local History and Archives Centre, Lewisham and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License