This plaque is kindly sponsored by The Mercers' Company.
Thank you for your interest in the history of Mercer Street. The Seven Dials Trust's work has helped to maintain and enhance this unique quarter of London. Please browse through to find out more about our work.
The Trust’s People’s Plaques bring to light fascinating people and institutions from the very local to the international, who have made a contribution to the area and, in some cases, nationally and internationally.
“An absolutely brilliant and wide ranging scheme…”
– Judges’ citation, The London Forum of Amenity and Civic Societies Awards.
The Golden Hind (more specifically a wounded female deer) is the symbol of the ancient Parish of St Giles-in-the-Fields. The Seven Dials Trust has used it, in a circle representing the Dials, as a motif on all street furniture.