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List of things named after Elizabeth II

This is a list of places, buildings, roads and other things named after Queen Elizabeth II. It is divided by category, though each item's location is noted in the entry.

Awards and commemorative emblemsEdit

Geographic locationsEdit

StructuresEdit

BuildingsEdit

 
Elizabeth Gate, an entrance into Kew Gardens.

Former:

Hospitals and healthEdit

Monuments & SculpturesEdit

 
Equestrian statue of the Queen on the grounds of the Saskatchewan Legislative Building.
 
Queen speech Bicentennial Bell

Former:

  • Nigeria: Bronze statue that once stood in front of the Nigerian Parliament building depicting the Queen sitting on the throne by Ben Enwonwu, 1956. It was removed after Nigeria became a republic and now stands at the Deputy High Commissioner's Residence in Lagos

Roads, highways, bridges and pathsEdit

Former:

  • Iran: Elizabeth II Boulevard (Persian: بلوار الیزابت دوم‎ – Bolvār Elizābet Dovvom), Tehran, named to commemorate the Queen's visit in 1961, renamed Keshavarz Boulevard (Persian: بلوار کشاورز‎‎ – Bolvār e Keshāvarz) in 1979.[4][5]

SchoolsEdit

Note: Queen Elizabeth Secondary School, Surrey, British Columbia was named after Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

OtherEdit

 
QE2 bow name, October 2008

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "DMU Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Leisure Centre". www.dmu.ac.uk.
  2. ^ Grimwade, Mary; Hailstone, Charles (1992). Highways and Byways of Barnes. Barnes and Mortlake History Society. p. 32.
  3. ^ Room, Adrian (1992). The Street-Names of England. Paul Watson. p. 169.
  4. ^ Elliot, Jason. Mirrors of the Unseen: Journeys Through Iran. Picador. p. 15.
  5. ^ "Keshavarz Boulevard - Matchless Tehran Street". Iran Radio Culture. 4 Feb 2013. Retrieved 12 September 2013.
  6. ^ https://www.lkdsb.net/school/queenelizabethc/Pages/default.aspx
  7. ^ Allison, George (4 March 2018). "Royal Navy confirm which monarch HMS Queen Elizabeth is named for". UK Defence Journal. Retrieved 5 March 2018.
  8. ^ https://chrisframe.com.au/post/172795288690/qe2-reopens-asa-hotel-in-dubai-on-april-18-after-9 QE2 reopens after 9 1/2 years
  9. ^ Castella, K. (2012). A World of Cake. Storey Publishing. p. pt463. ISBN 978-1-60342-446-2.
  10. ^ "Floribunda Roses - Queen Elizabeth II". Grosvenor Garden Centre. Retrieved 23 July 2014.

See alsoEdit