Trees planted in memoriam
A Crab Apple was planted in the Memorial Garden at a ceremony on 1st October 2016 which was attended by his friends John (representing Kevin Wyn-Higgins), Paul Towey, Brian Clark, Mark Worrall and Michael Wright.
The plaque reads: "In loving memory of a dear friend Utpal Thakkar 17/1/1962-13/06/2013. Keele 1981. Together with all our hearts."