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Westminster's wartime story can now be told on the West End at War website, thanks to a £50,000 Heritage Lottery (HLF) Grant. The website forms part of a larger project to mark the 70th anniversary of the Blitz in 2010. The website features previously-unseen colour film, summaries of bomb incidents, eyewitness accounts and a large collection of contemporary art works commissioned to record the impact of the Blitz on this famous London Borough.

In 2018 Westminster Archives and the Westminster Community Reminiscence and Archive Group worked on a new HLF funded programme with a WW2 focus.  Towards a New Jerusalem: The 70th Anniversary of the NHS looked to consider how WW2 helped to create the conditions that led to the creation of the NHS on July 5th 1948.

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