- Surrey Commercial Docks, 1930s.
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Robert (Bobby) Abel, nicknamed “The Guv’nor”, Surrey & England opening batsman. Born in Commercial Road, Rotherhithe in 1857 & sadly died in 1936 totally blind. He played most of his earlier cricket in Southwark Park, where a Blue Plaque has been erected in his honour. Southwark Park was the...
- Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:25 pm
- Forum: Buildings & Streets
- Topic: Rotherhithe Street
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Pageants Wharf fire station still stands at 241 Rotherhithe Street, SE16. With the decline of the Surrey Docks system and removal of the swing bridges at either end of Rotherhithe Street (replaced by permanent access) the station was closed in 1968. Pageants Wharf fire station still stands at 241 Ro...