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Poppies planted at Hall Place, Bexley, to mark WW1 centenary

PUBLISHED: 07:00 05 June 2014

Poppies were planted by the Hall Place visitor centre

Poppies were planted by the Hall Place visitor centre

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Poppies were planted as part of a national campaign to commemorate the centenary of the first world war.

Members of the East Wickham and Welling War Memorial Trust joined the Hall Place Estate Manager Tony Nield and Bexley Museum Collections Manager Kirsty Macklen  to plant poppiesMembers of the East Wickham and Welling War Memorial Trust joined the Hall Place Estate Manager Tony Nield and Bexley Museum Collections Manager Kirsty Macklen to plant poppies

Members of the East Wickham and Welling War Memorial Trust Linda Clayton, Phyllis Wilkinson, Roger Fern, Christine Fern and Nigel Betts undertook the project.

They were joined by Tony Nield. manager of Hall Place Estate, and Kirsty Macklen, Bexley Museum’s collections manager, in planting the poppy plugs by the Hall Place visitor centre.

This is part of a Heritage funded project called “Welling will remember them” which is led by the War Memorial Trust.

The poppies will remain where they are for people to enjoy.

The Hall Place gardens are free to visit and the poppies are situated in the walled nursery complex which remains open from 9am to 5pm every day.

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