Blue Plaques

Nominations for a Blue Plaque

Any nomination for a Blue Plaque must be supported by at least 10 individuals.

All requests should be accompanied with as much relevant information as possible including;

Nominating a person

  • Name of person, including where appropriate titles, honour, qualifications etc, dates of birth and death.
  • Relevant details about the person/ giving reasons why the person should be commemorate.
  • Any suggested wording for the plaque which must be succint and in compliance with the design notes associated with this request,
  • Proposed location for the plaque (with agreement from owner if this is not the applicant).

Nominating a historical place or building

  • Proposed location for the plaque.
  • Any suggested wording for the plaque which must be succint and in compliance with the design notes associated with this request.
  • Relevant details about the place giving reasons why the place should be commemorated.

Nominating an event

  • Relevant details about the event giving reasons why the event should be commemorated.
  • Any suggested wording for the plaque which must be succint and in compliance with the design notes associated with this request.

Submission of requests

Requests should be made to:

Museums Arts & Tourism,
Sandwell Council,
PO Box 2374,
OLDBURY B69 3DE.

You will be informed of the decision of the Cabinet Member within six months.

Please complete our Blue Plaque Nomination Request Form.

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