Belgian Refugee Memorial Stands Proud
in East Twickenham
East Twickenham's memorial to the First World War Belgian Refugee community of Twickenham and Richmond - unveiled on April 1st this year by the Belgian Ambassador in front of more than 250 people - is now open for all to see in Warren Gardens, just outside the site of the Pelabon Munitions Works which brought the "Belgian Village on the Thames" into being.
Photo by Keith Barron
Memorial funded by Richmond Civic Pride and Civic Trust Funds with the support of the people of Richmond upon Thames and lovers of Belgium from across the world.
Ceremony supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Heathrow Communities Together and East Twickenham Traders Association.