60th Anniversary of the 1953 Flood

Memorial Plaque Unveiling

Despite the inclement weather a large crowd gathered outside the library for the unveiling of the new plaque. They included invited dignitaries and flood survivors. Some of the survivors still live on the island others had come a long way to be here.

Councillor Peter Greig, Chairman of Town Council welcomes everyone

Councillor Jeremy Lucas from Essex County Council

Councillor Ray Howard addressed the crowd

Councillor Peter Greig unveiled the plaque


The new Plaque, on the left commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Great Flood of 1953

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