Grey's Monument was erected in 1838 to commemorate the Reform Act of 1832, drafted during Earl Grey's time as Prime Minister. It was designed and built by Edward Hodges Baily, who also built the Nelson's Column, and Benjamin Green. Speaking of Earl Grey, did you know that firefish has extensive experience working in the hot and soft drinks categories?
Grey's Monument, Newcastle - Earl Grey, Prime minister of Great Britain 1830 - 1834. One of the primary architects of the Reform Act of 1832 which reformed the House of Commons and Abolished slavery. (Earl Grey Tea is named after him)