Category Archives: London Mural Preservation Society

Mural of the Month! Changing the Picture Mural

Anyone heading into Greenwich along Creek Road might notice a faded old mural. On closer inspection, this large mural, at nearly 14 metres high and 9 metres across, shows a large colourful  group of people rolling away the scene of war and … Continue reading

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Nuclear Dawn Mural: An Update

As many of you will remember, the London Mural Preservation Society (LMPS) was quite concerned about the proposed development affecting Carlton Mansions, the building on which the 1981 mural Nuclear Dawn is painted. We were informed that the plan was … Continue reading

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Hackney’s Hidden Mural

It is always exciting to hear about the discovery of a previously unknown mural or a recently uncovered one. So we were delighted when we received an email at the end of last year informing us that the remains of a mural had been discovered … Continue reading

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The loss of the Mauleverer Road Mural

In February 2014, the fate of the Mauleverer Road Mural was sealed when it was decided at the planning appeal that the developers of the Mauleverer Road site could go ahead and remove one half of the mural. The retention … Continue reading

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Ray Walker’s Bow Mission Mural Damaged

Earlier this year we were informed that girders had been placed across Ray Walker’s Bow Mission mural. We took a trip into the East End last week to assess the damage. The Bow Mission Mural was the first solo mural … Continue reading

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Highbury Grove Mural Destroyed

Every year we know of two or three murals which are demolished. Most of the destruction happens because the mural is sited on a building which is about to be pulled down due to redevelopment. A few are lost due … Continue reading

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Review of the Year: 2013

Yes a little late but as I say better late than never! So last year was as jam packed as 2012. So let’s take a look at what happened! Nuclear Dawn Mural The beginning of the year was met with … Continue reading

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