Allen Lane black plaque in London
Here fifty years ago Allen Lane published his first paperbacks thereby changing reading habits throughout the English speaking world
Erected: 30 July 1985 Plaque Colour: Black Subject Commemorated: Sir Allen Lane
Sir Allen Lane (born Allen Lane Williams, 21 September 1902 – 7 July 1970) was a British publisher who founded Penguin Books, bringing high-quality paperback fiction and non-fiction to the mass market.
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Location: 8 Vigo Street, W1
London Borough: Westminster City Council
London Borough Ward: West End
London Assembly Constituency: West Central
UK Parliament Constituency: Cities of London and Westminster
Region: London All plaques in Westminster City Council
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