Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Sports, Culture and Community
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
To establish if there is Cabinet Member
support for three Green Plaques to commemorate 100 years of
That the nomination for a Westminster Green Plaque to commemorate the site of the first offices of GCHQ at Watergate House is approved in full.
As the first home of one of Britain's three intelligence agencies, Watergate House is a building of historical interest, and its status as a former top secret location forms a significant part of the heritage of the city. This year marks 100 years since the formation of GCHQ and a Green Plaque provides the opportunity to commemorate the important role it played in post First World War history.
The Special Operations Executive (SOE) has a Green Plaque at 64 Baker Street.
Publication date: 13/02/2019
Date of decision: 13/02/2019