Decision details

Commemorative Green Plaque for Stanley Kwai-Tsun Tse

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Young People, Culture and Learning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Summary of Decision

The nomination for a Westminster Commemorative Green Plaque to Stanley Kwai-Tsun Tse at 19 Lisle Street, WC2H 7BA has been approved.


Reasons for Decision

Stanley Kwai-Tsun Tse founded the SeeWoo Asian Supermarket on Lisle Street in 1975 and was instrumental in shaping the area into the cultural hub it is today. He was a pioneer in bringing Chinese ingredients to London’s restaurants and dinner tables. The original supermarket expanded into four units and now supplies many of Chinatown’s restaurants.

The nomination is supported by the independent Green Plaque panel in recognition of Stanley Kwai-Tsun Tse’s contribution to Chinatown in London.

Publication date: 30/11/2023

Date of decision: 30/11/2023

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