A selection of images of various plaques and stones which are to be found in and around Maidenhead, from Maidenhead Bridge to Oaken Grove, on the Boundary walk and at Maidenhead United Football Ground.
There are several of these “MB” Maidenhead Boundary stones to be found, they mark the edges of Maidenhead and many can be spotted during the annual 13 mile Maidenhead Boundary Walk.
This plaque is on the Maidenhead side of the bridge and commemorates the disastrous floods of 1947 which is quite possibly the worst tragedy Maidenhead has ever experienced. There is a great article on the floods here.
This plaque is to be found on the Sounding Arch Bridge. Situated about 150 metres from Maidenhead Bridge, Brunel’s Famous railway bridge with its amazing sounding arch which provides the link over the River Thames for the main trainline between Reading and Paddington. Walk down the top path by the Thames, walk underneath the bridge and the plaque is on the far side of the bridge.
There are a number of plaques in the Nicholas Winton Memorial Garden at Oaken Grove which have different quotes from Nicholas Winton.
Just outside the RBWM Library on St Ives Road lies Maudsley Memorial Garden, and this plaque commemorates the late Alderman John Barker Maudsley CBE.
This small plaque is on a stone within the Guards Club Park, close the old Victorian bridge across the Thames.
Within Carpenters Wood is the site where RAF Squadron 578 are commemorated.
This plaque is clearly seen as you enter the football club. It commemorates Maidenhead United playing football on the same ground since 16th February 1871, the longest of any football club!