Holocaust Memorial Garden, Hyde Park, London

Designed by Mark Badger, Richard Seifert and Derek Lovejoy and Partners, the Holocaust memorial in London’s Hyde Park was unveiled in 1983.  In consists of two boulders set in raked gravel and surrounded by silver birch trees and is situated East of The Dell, at the westerly end of the Serpentine Lake.

 

It was the first public memorial in Britain to victims of the Holocaust and was paid for through the initiative of the Board of Deputies of British Jews and its then President, Mr Greville Janner.

 

The largest boulder is inscribed with the words:

 

 “For these I weep. Streams of tears flow from my eyes because of the destruction of my people”.

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