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Ilkley Civic Society Blue Plaques


Blue Plaques were first erected in London in 1867 and are now in most historic towns


1.      June 10th 2004 the Town Hall unveiled by Alan Titchmarsh

Sponsored by Ilkley Parish Council and Bradford MDC


2.       July 16th 2004 on The Manor House Museum & Art Gallery by Ann Cryer MP.

sponsored by The Friends of the Manor House


3.        Friday 24th June  2005 Wells House in Darwin Gardens by Cllr Anne Hawksworth

sponsored by Magellan


4.        Friday 15th July  2005   Tower Court, Leeds Road by Peter Marsh - Head at All Saints PS

sponsored by  Erkulis


5.        December 2005  The Old Grammar School

sponsored by The Govs of the Foundation IGS, Keighley Community Chest & Mr J Shaw


6.        Monday July 17th 2006 4pm  Grove House – Abbeyfield   by  Ann Cryer MP

sponsored by  Ilkley Parish Council, Ilkley Civic Society & Brewster Bye


7.        Sunday September 10th 2006  – Grove Square Regent Road

sponsored by Burley Developments


8.        Sunday October 8th 2006 – Ilkley Playhouse Weston Road by  Timothy West

sponsored by  Ilkley Parish Council, Ilkley Civic Society & Ilkley Players


9.        Saturday November 10th 2007  - Chapel House Wells Road

sponsored by Chapel House Management  Co & ICS


10.       Monday  26th November 2007 -  St John’s , Queen’s Rd

sponsored by  Remstone / Valedown


11.        Friday 22nd February 2008  - Thorpe Hall, Queen’s Dr

sponsored by  ICS & Thorpe Hall Management Co (Ilkley) Ltd


12.        Monday 11th August 2008 – Railway Station by Cllr Chris Greaves  Chman Metro

sponsored by Tiger No 2 Ltd Partnership & Optic Asset Management Ltd


13.        Thursday 30th October 2008 – Deaconess Court in presences of Deacons

sponsored by  I C S & Accent Yorkshire Ltd.


14.       Thursday 15th January 2009  - Craiglands Hotel by Cllr Kate Brown  Chman IPC

sponsored by  I C S & Craiglands


15.        Friday 3rd July 2009       -    Pinfold by Cllr Alan Morrell  - Chman IPC

sponsored by   Ilkley Parish Council & ICS


16.        Tuesday 11th July 2009   -    Hillside Court by Prof Mike Dixon 

sponsored by Ilkley Parish Council, Grainger PLC & ICS


17.         Tuesday 28th December 2010  -  Old Wesleyan Chapel, Skipton Road

sponsored by I C S & Paul Bourgeois


18.         Monday 25th June 2011    -   The Crescent Hotel, Brook St

sponsored by Le Bistrot Pierre & ICS


19.         Sunday 11th November 2012    -   The Drill Hall, Leeds Rd

sponsored by Dobson Builders Ltd.