UK National Chemical Landmarks
To date the RSC has dedicated the following National Chemical Landmarks. Ceremonies were held on the dates shown and a plaque was presented.
19 March 2013 In recognition of fifty years of contribution to the pyrotechnics industry through Kimbolton Fireworks and the teaching of chemistry.
21 November 2012 To honour the work of Professor The Lord Porter of Luddenham OM PRS at Imperial College to mark the tenth anniversary of his death.
16 July 2012, To honour the work of Allen Hill, Graham Davis and Tony Cass in the thirtieth anniversary year
27 April 2012. RSC Landmark honours the Scottish industrial chemist
8 December 2011. In recognition of the 170th anniversary of scientific publishing.
22 October 2011. In recognition of the work of Charles Suckling and his team on the development of the first anaesthetic.
8 August 2011. In recognition of the 100th anniversary of Rutherford's discovery of the atomic nucleus.
30 March 2011. In recognition of the outstanding scientific contribution to the fast moving consumer goods industry since 1911.
30 November 2010. In recognition of the 30th anniversary of the identification and development of cathode materials for the lithium-ion charged battery.
14 October 2010. In recognition of over 50 years of the discovery, development and manufacture of novel and innovative medicines for human and animal health.
2 July 2010. In recognition of over 75 years of pioneering research and manufacturing work in a wide range of chemical and pharmaceutical fields.
1 December 2009. To commemorate the lifelong dedication and work of Dr Elsie Widdowson, a pioneer in nutrition science.
25 November 2009. To commemorate over 50 years of chemistry research and the 60th anniversary of the B220 laboratory.
23 October 2009. To commemorate 125 years of chemistry at Bangor University and the work of Professor Edward D Hughes in kinetics and organic chemistry.
4 August 2009. The RSC commemorated a life's work and achievement of Enlightenment Chemist of Glasgow and Edinburgh, Professor Joseph Black
03 February 2009. To commemorate the first demonstration of the incandescent light bulb in 1879 by Joseph Swan.
28 November 2008. In recognition of the work of Professor Sir Christopher Ingold in the development of physical organic chemistry.
22 September 2008. AstraZeneca, Alderley Park. In recognition of over 50 years of chemical drug discovery at Alderley Park.
25 June 2008. To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the award of the Napoleon medal to English chemist, Humphry Davy.
16 June 2008. To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of Dr John Snow who linked deaths in the London cholera outbreak to the water pump in Broad Street.
23 November 2007. In recognition of the pioneering work carried out by scientists at Jealott's Hill since 1928 which led to global developments in agriculture.
24 September 2007. For its contribution to science research and in particular for the work of H G J Moseley who established the concept of the atomic number.
7 June 2007. Birthplace of John Dalton who revolutionised Chemistry through his Atomic Theory published in 1803.
3 May 2007. To celebrate the centenary of Imperial College London and the work of two Nobel Laureates, Professor Sir Derek Barton and Professor Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson.
19 October 2006 Middlesex, Greenford & Sudbury to commemorate site of Perkin's dyestuff factory and the Neighbourhood Centre established by Perkin for local community
31 July 2006, Hexagon Site, Blackley, Manchester
9 December 2005, University of Cambridge
7 November 2005, University of Hull
10 December 2004, University College London
4 November 2004, Winnington Hall, Northwich, Cheshire
24 September 2004, University of Oxford
17 March 2004, University of Nottingham
1 July 2003, University of Leeds
22 May 2003, Oxford Street, London
1 May 2003, King's College London
12 September 2002, University of Leicester
17 April 2002, Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey
23 November 2001, Bass Brewers, Leeds
14 May 2001, University of Oxford
21 March 2001, Johnson Matthey Technology Centre, Berkshire