War Memorials Trust
 

England WMOs O - S

Below is a list of local authorities or councils in England whose name begins O - S. Please check the alphabetical index for the name of the organsiation you are looking for.

Beneath the name of the organisation is either the details of the War Memorials Officer, a statement from the local authority about their relationship with war memorials, an indication that War Memorials Trust has received a response to this campaign (but is awaiting further discussion before details appear on the website) or the words 'No response to date' which indicates those organisations who have not acknowledged the campaign.

 

O P R S

 

O

Oadby and Wigston Borough Council
No response to date
W: www.oadby-wigston.gov.uk

Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council
Response received
W: www.oldham.gov.uk

Oundle Town Council 
Any enquiries should be directed to the Council offices.
W: www.oundle.gov.uk 

Oxford City Council
Response received
W: www.oxford.gov.uk

Oxfordshire County Council
Response received
W: www.oxfordshire.gov.uk

 

Pendle Borough Council
No response to date
W: www.pendle.gov.uk

Peterborough City Council
No response to date
W: www.peterborough.gov.uk

Plymouth City Council
www.plymouth.gov.uk/homepage/leisureandtourism/parksgardensandopenspaces/warmemorials.htm

Poole Borough Council
Mr Mark Simmonds
Cemeteries Supervisors
T: 01202 265265
E: greenspacemaintenance@poole.gov.uk  
W: www.boroughofpoole.com

Portsmouth City Council
Mr David Evans
Memorials Officer
T: 02392 828112
E: David.Evans@portsmouthcc.gov.uk
W: www.portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Preston City Council
Response received
W: www.preston.gov.uk

Purbeck District Council
No response to date
W: www.dorsetforyou.com/purbeck

 

R

Reading Borough Council
Response received
W: www.reading.gov.uk

Redbridge, See London Borough of Redbridge

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council
Response received
W: www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

Redditch Borough Council 
Michael Birkinshaw
Bereavement Services Manager
T: 01527 62174
E: michael.birkinshaw@bromsgroveandredditch.gov.uk
W: http://redditch.whub.org.uk

Reigate and Banstead Borough Council 
George Potter 
Building Facilities Surveyor
E: George.Potter@reigate-banstead.gov.uk
W: www.reigate-banstead.gov.uk/info/20089/land_and_property/274/war_memorials

Ribble Valley Borough Council 
The local authority is not directly responsible for the custodianship of any war memorials and does not have a War Memorials Officer. Enquiries about specific war memorials should be directed to the relevant custodian which may be a town or parish council or another organisation. The local authority will still be involved in war memorials when they relate to specific issues such as planning and will need to be consulted if, for example, a war memorial is listed, in a conservation area or a scheduled monument.
W: www.ribblevalley.gov.uk/a_to_z/service/4/war_memorials

Richmond upon Thames, See London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

Richmondshire District Council
Response received
W: www.richmondshire.gov.uk

Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Caen Matthews
Armed Forces Team
E: caen.matthews@rochdale.gov.uk
W:www.rochdale.gov.uk/armed_forces_personnel/war_memorials.aspx

Rochford District Council
Response received
W: www.rochford.gov.uk

Rossendale Borough Council
Response received
W: www.rossendale.gov.uk

Rother District Council
The local authority, whilst not having a dedicated War Memorials Officer does maintain two war memorials as part of its parks and open spaces works programme, one on Bexhill seafront and the other in St Marys churchyard, Rye.
W: www.rother.gov.uk

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council 
Response received
W: www.rotherham.gov.uk  

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Due to resource limitations no War Memorials Officer has been identified. The local authority is involved in war memorials when they relate to specific issues such as planning and will need to be consulted if, for example, a war memorial is listed, in a conservation area or a scheduled monument.
W: www.rbkc.gov.uk

Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Response received
W: www.kingston.gov.uk

Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead 
Andrew Scott
Democratic and Civic Services Manager
T: 01628 796028
E: democratic.services@rbwm.gov.uk  
W: www.rbwm.gov.uk/web/members_war_memorials.htm  

Rugby Borough Council
Chris Worman
Parks and Grounds Manager
T: 01788 533706
E: chris.worman@rugby.gov.uk  
W: www.rugby.gov.uk

Runnymede Borough Council
Response received
W: www.runnymede.gov.uk

Rushcliffe Borough Council
Response received
W: www.rushcliffe.gov.uk

Rushmoor Borough Council 
Kelly Chambers
Crematorium & Cemeteries Manager
T: 01252 321 653
E: kelly.chambers@rushmoor.gov.uk  
W: www.rushmoor.gov.uk/crematorium  

Rutland County Council
Response received
W: www.rutland.gov.uk

Ryedale District Council
No response to date
W: www.ryedale.gov.uk

 

S

Salford City Council
No response to date
W: www.salford.gov.uk

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
No response to date
W: www.sandwell.gov.uk

Scarborough Borough Council
Alan Dargue
Asset Management Plan Officer
T: 01723 232442
E: alan.dargue@scarborough.gov.uk  
W: www.scarborough.gov.uk

Scarning Parish Council
Mr Reg Walton 
Parish Councillor
T: 01362 853032
E: reg.walton2@btinternet.com
W: www.scarning.info

Sedgemoor District Council
Has a War Memorials Officer although their details are not published on this website.
W: www.sedgemoor.gov.uk

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Mayoral Services
T: 0151 934 2062
E: mayorsoffice@sefton.gov.uk
W: www.sefton.gov.uk/civicandmayoralservices

Selby District Council
No response to date
W: www.selby.gov.uk

Sevenoaks District Council 
The Council is only responsible for the memorial in Swanley Town Centre.
Response received
W: www.sevenoaks.gov.uk

Sheffield City Council 
Judi Siddall
E: judi.siddall@sheffield.gov.uk  
W: www.sheffield.gov.uk/out--about/tourist-information/war-memorials.html  

Shepway District Council
Response received
W: www.shepway.gov.uk

Shropshire Council
No response to date
W: www.shropshire.gov.uk

Slough Borough Council
Response received
W: www.slough.gov.uk

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
Response received
W: www.solihull.gov.uk

Somerset County Council
No response to date
W: www.somerset.gov.uk

South Bucks District Council
No response to date
W: www.southbucks.gov.uk

South Cambridgeshire District Council
No response to date
W: www.scambs.gov.uk

South Derbyshire District Council 
The local authority is not directly responsible for the custodianship of any war memorials. Enquiries about specific war memorials should be directed to the relevant custodian, which may be a town or parish council or another organisation. The local authority may be involved in war memorials when works requiring planning permission are needed, for example when a war memorial is listed, in a conservation area or a scheduled monument. In this instance please contact Philip Heath, Conservation and Heritage Officer on 01283 595936.
W: www.south-derbys.gov.uk

South Gloucestershire Council
Response received
W: www.southglos.gov.uk/Pages/Topic%20Pages/Community%20Services/Streetcare/War-memorials.aspx

South Hams District Council
Response received
W: www.southhams.gov.uk

South Holland District Council
No response to date 
W: www.sholland.gov.uk/services/service552.htm

South Kesteven District Council 
Mike Smith
Team Leader - Operations
T: 01476 406425
W: www.southkesteven.gov.uk

South Lakeland District Council
The local authority is only directly responsible for the custodianship of the Ambleside war memorial. It does not have a War Memorials Officer. Enquiries about specific war memorials should be directed to the relevant custodian which may be a town or parish council or another organisation. The local authority will still be involved in war memorials when they relate to specific issues such as planning and will need to be consulted if, for example, a war memorial is listed, in a conservation area or a scheduled monument.
W: www.southlakeland.gov.uk

South Norfolk District Council 
Tony Coxall
Technical Officer
T: 01508 533690
E: tcoxall@s-norfolk.gov.uk  
W: www.south-norfolk.gov.uk  

South Northamptonshire Council
Response received
W: www.southnorthants.gov.uk

South Oxfordshire District Council
The local authority is not directly responsible for the custodianship of any war memorials and does not have a War Memorials Officer. Enquiries about specific war memorials should be directed to the relevant custodian which may be a town or parish council or another organisation. The local authority will still be involved in war memorials when they relate to specific issues such as planning and will need to be consulted if, for example, a war memorial is listed, in a conservation area or a scheduled monument.
W: www.southoxon.gov.uk

South Ribble Borough Council
Response received
W: www.southribble.gov.uk

South Somerset District Council
Reponse recieved
W: www.southsomerset.gov.uk

South Staffordshire Council
Dr Paul Collins
Conservation and Design Officer
T: 01902 696425
E: p.collins@sstaffs.gov.uk  
W: www.sstaffs.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=12673

South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council
Response received
W: www.southtyneside.info

Southampton City Council 
Dr Andy Russel
Archaeology Unit Manager and Ancient Monuments Officer
T: 023 8063 4906
E: andy.russel@southampton.gov.uk  
W: www.southampton.gov.uk/s-leisure/artsheritage/history/cenotaph.aspx   

Southend on Sea Borough Council
Response received
W: www.southend.gov.uk

Southwark, See London Borough of Southwark

Spelthorne Borough Council
Mr David Phillips
Head of Asset Management
T: 01784 446424
E: d.phillips@spelthorne.gov.uk  
W: www.spelthorne.gov.uk

St Albans City and District Council
Response received
W: www.stalbans.gov.uk/community-and-living/warmemorials       

St Edmundsbury Borough Council
Response received
W: General: www.stedmundsbury.gov.uk
     War memorials: www.stedmundsbury.gov.uk/business/property-services/war-memorials-and-monuments.cfm

St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council
Chris Dove
Public Buildings Manager
T: 01744 676133
E: chrisdove@sthelens.gov.uk  
W: www.sthelens.gov.uk  

Stafford Borough Council
No response to date
W: www.staffordbc.gov.uk

Staffordshire County Council
Response received
W: www.staffordshire.gov.uk

Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
Response received
W: www.staffsmoorlands.gov.uk

Stevenage Borough Council 
Response received
W: www.stevenage.gov.uk/parks-and-open-spaces/25610/

Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
Richard Booker
Playground & Infrastructure Officer (Greenspace)
W: www.stockport.gov.uk/contacts/

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council 
Fiona Bage 
Historic Buildings Officer
T: 01642 526271
E: Fiona.Bage@stockton.gov.uk  
W:www.stockton.gov.uk

Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Jonathan Goodwin
Archaeologist
T: 01782 232597
E: jon.goodwin@stoke.gov.uk
W: www.stoke.gov.uk

Stratford-on-Avon District Council
No response to date
W: www.stratford.gov.uk

Stroud District Council
No response to date
W: www.stroud.gov.uk

Suffolk Coastal District Council
The local authority is not directly responsible for the custodianship of any war memorials and does not have a War Memorials Officer. Enquiries about specific war memorials should be directed to the relevant custodian which may be a town or parish council or another organisation. The local authority will still be involved in war memorials when they relate to specific issues such as planning and will need to be consulted if, for example, a war memorial is listed, in a conservation area or a scheduled monument.
W: www.suffolkcoastal.gov.uk

Suffolk County Council
No response to date
W: www.suffolk.gov.uk

Sunderland City Council
No response to date
W: www.sunderland.gov.uk

Surrey County Council
Response received
W: www.surreycc.gov.uk

Surrey Heath Borough Council
No response to date
W: www.surreyheath.gov.uk

Sutton, See London Borough of Sutton

Swale Borough Council
Response received
W: www.swale.gov.uk

Swindon Borough Council
Mrs Liz Smith-Gibbons
Senior Conservation Officer
T: 01793 466327
E: LSmith-Gibbons@swindon.gov.uk  
W: www.swindon.gov.uk

 

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