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Westminster Abbey and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Abbey remains open for worship and you are welcome to join us at our daily Eucharist service if you are able to travel here safely within current government guidelines.

However, for the time being we are unable to open the Abbey and St Margaret’s Church for general visiting.

David Croft

David Croft was a generous donor to the Westminster Abbey restoration appeal which culminated in the cleaning of Henry VII's Lady chapel in 1995. Several decorated enamelled copper plaques, designed by Donald Buttress and painted by Kenneth Breese in 1999, record donors names by the side of the steps to this chapel. That to Mr Croft, of A.W. Europe Ltd, reads:

David Croft "A Yorkshireman" 1938-1992

(He is not the TV producer David Croft).

Occupation

Philanthropist

Location

Lady Chapel

Memorial Type

Plaque

David Croft
David Croft plaque

This image can be purchased from Westminster Abbey Library

Image © 2021 Dean and Chapter of Westminster

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I feel very privileged to work here. I take so much pride in working for a beautiful place like the Abbey, it’s unique.

Alex - Abbey Marshal

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