THE LATEST blue plaque is to have been installed in Swindon since 2016.

History group Swindon Heritage launched the scheme to mark the birthplaces and homes of some of the town’s famous faces.

Noel Beauchamp, organiser, said: “Only in London is there an English Heritage blue plaque scheme. All the other schemes are managed by organisations specific to that town. That’s why Swindon Heritage decided we needed a scheme of our own.

“We mark people, places or events of significance in Swindon’s history and we crowdfund for each blue plaque.”

The iron plaques each cost around £400 to make. So far six have been installed around Swindon.

Edith New, a votes for women campaigner born in Swindon in 1877, was the first to get a plaque. It was put on her North Street home in 2016. Screen star Diana Dors and Swindon Town secretary Sam Allen are among the others to be recognised.

Where are all Swindon's blue plaques?

Our map shows you where each of the heritage markers are. Can you visit them all?

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