Paddington Bear

First Appeared 13th October 1958
                                                                             








Plaque Location

Platform 1
Paddington Station
London
W2

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This plaque on the base of the statue reads:
Mr. and Mrs. Brown first met Paddington on a
railway platform. In fact, that was how he came to
have such an unusual name for a bear, for
Paddington was the name of the station.
From “A Bear Called Paddington” by Michael
Bond began Paddington Bear’s long association
with this station