National Recording Project


Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

James Walker, Bust, Greenland Dock


Type Sculpture

     Commissioned by the London Docklands Development Corporation.
     James Walker (1781-1862) was the engineer at Greenland Dock.


- On the front of the column, incised: JAMES / WALKER / 1781-1862 / [space] / ENGINEER / GREENLAND DOCK - On a metal plaque fixed to the pavement in front of the column: Unveiled by / PROFESSOR PETER STOTT CBE MA Feng FICE / President of / The Institution of Civil Engineers / 28 March 1990 / Sculpted by MICHAEL RIZZELLO / [below which, the LDDC logo, then:] / LONDON DOCKLANDS / DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Rizzello, Michael Sculptor
Meridian Bronze, None Foundry

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Bust Bronze 90 x 51 x 78
Abacus Bronze 73.5 x 73.5
Column Stone 203 (h); 48 (dia)

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
General condition Fair
Surface condition
Structural condition
  • Graffiti
Road Greenland Dock
Precise location On Brunswick Quay, facing south across the water
A-Z ref None
OS ref None

Sorry, we have no precise geographical information for this item.

Date of design c. 1990
Year of unveiling None
Unveiling details Unveiled / erected: 28 March 1990, by Professor Peter Stott, President of the Institution of Civil Engineers
Commissioned by the London Docklands Development Corporation.
Duty of care None
Listing status Not listed
At risk? No known risk

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