Newbury's colourful history reflected in 13 blue plaques around the town - Kennet Radio

Newbury’s colourful history reflected in 13 blue plaques around the town

There are now thirteen blue plaques scattered around Newbury which celebrate the town’s varied history.

From a star in the silent movies, a Wimbledon tennis champion and a famous astronomer to the factory where lifeboats were manufactured, to the town’s history in brewing, coaching, woollen cloth, mobile phones and architecture – it’s all commemorated with blue plaques in relevant places around the town.

Why not find out where the blue plaques are?

There’s a list and related articles on the Newbury Town Council website here.

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