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Commemorative Plaque Scheme

How to Propose a Commemorative Plaque

If you would like to propose a plaque, you should first make absolutely certain that the subject you have in mind is eligible for consideration under the stated criteria.

Applicants are asked to register their proposed nomination using the online form.

This requires the name of the person being nominated for a plaque and the address of the building that it is proposed that the plaque should be attached to. This will include requesting details of the reasoning behind the request, the submission of appropriate background information on the subject and the property in question and confirmation that the present owners of this property have consented to the erection of a plaque.  

It is crucial that applicants seek permission for the siting of a plaque from the present owners of the building, before submitting a completed nomination.

All nominations will be considered by an independent assessment panel and the successful nominations will be announced publically, prior to then making arrangements for the installation of the Commemorative Plaque.

Applications for this year must be submitted by 31 January 2016.

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Historic Scotland
Investment and Projects Team
Room 2.6, Longmore House
Salisbury Place
Tel: +44 (0) 131 668 8801