Freddie Mercury Honoured with Blue Plaque on First London Home

Mercury joins the ranks of Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon and Mozart

An English Heritage plaque commemorating Freddie Mercury was unveiled by Brian May at 22 Gladstone Avenue, the home where Mercury lived with his parents after arriving from Zanzibar in 1963.

The English Heritage blue plaque to Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury, at his former home at 22 Gladstone Avenue in Feltham, west London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday September 1, 2016. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA WireDominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Watch Brian May and Freddie Mercury’s sister, Kashmira Cooke share some memories before unveiling the plaque.

You can learn more about the Blue Plaques here.

cover image courtesy of nico7martin via flickr