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by kiwi
Sun Oct 22, 2017 5:10 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: Bermondsey Advertisments
Replies: 10
Views: 1496

Re: Bermondsey Advertisments

The Burston Strike School was founded as a consequence of a school strike and became the centre of the longest running strike in British history, that lasted from 1914 to 1939 in the village of Burston in Norfolk, Every year hundreds of people turn up for a rally to commemorate the 25-year strike ov...
by kiwi
Sun Oct 22, 2017 4:51 am
Forum: History & War Years
Topic: Mayor Alfred Henley
Replies: 0
Views: 1

Mayor Alfred Henley

Mayor Alfred Henley worked non-stop during the Blitz, often sleeping in his office. He would help where the need was the greatest in those dark days. Mayor Henley was killed by enemy action on 11th May 1941 outside the Bermondsey Town Hall in Spa Road. This night was the last real night of the “Nigh...
by kiwi
Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: CULLING ROAD
Replies: 1
Views: 8

Re: CULLING ROAD

ALBIN'S, Built in 1974 on the site of the Old Runge Hall in Culling Road, The Albin family first worked as wardens of the Bermondsey cemetery over 200 years ago Barry Albin-Dyer, who died of cancer aged 64, (2 February 1951 – 6 June 2015) was for 30 years the chairman of F A Albin & Sons a vener...
by kiwi
Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Lower Road Rotherhithe
Replies: 37
Views: 2088

Re: Lower Road Rotherhithe

Terriss Theatre which stood at 34 and 36 Lower Road, on the corner of Culling Road, Rotherhithe, (Note: Part of Culling Road still exists today but all the houses on it have long since been demolished.) Rotherhithe Hippodrome, formerly Terriss Theatre - was demolished in about 1955. Terriss Theatre,...
by kiwi
Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: CULLING ROAD
Replies: 1
Views: 8

CULLING ROAD

CULLING ROAD OFF LOWER ROAD 2016.jpg
CULLING ROAD OFF LOWER ROAD 2016.
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JLE Mid Line Vents and Escape Shafts: Culling Road, ventilation zone.
Vent and escape shafts are provided at stations and at 1000m intervals between stations along the Jubilee Line Extension.
by kiwi
Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:21 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: EARL ROAD
Replies: 0
Views: 6

EARL ROAD

Dunton Road back to the left, Humphey St on the right,Rolls Road straight through to the left, flats in background are in Rowcross St.
Earl Road by Dunton Road and Rolls Road Bermondsey in the 1970’s  X.jpg
Earl Road by Dunton Road and Rolls Road Bermondsey in the 1970s.
by kiwi
Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:40 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: OLD KENT ROAD.
Replies: 111
Views: 6768

Re: OLD KENT ROAD.

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The front of 95 and 97 99 Old Kent Road with St Georges Hall on the right. 95 is occupied by Frederick Henschel & Co picture frame makers.
by kiwi
Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:16 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: BLENDON ROW.
Replies: 1
Views: 88

Re: BLENDON ROW.

Blendon Row, East Street.jpg
Blendon Row, East St, a large tenement building on the site of what is now the garden walk in Nursery Row Park, was infamous for its cramped conditions and there was just one toilet for all the flats on each floor.
by kiwi
Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:04 am
Forum: Docklands and Waterways
Topic: Tooley Street area Wharfs
Replies: 22
Views: 1962

Re: Tooley Street area Wharfs

St Saviour's Dock, Bermondsey 1922.jpg
St Saviour's Dock, Bermondsey 1922.
NEAR MILL STREET.jpg
NEAR MILL STREET.
by kiwi
Sat Oct 21, 2017 3:06 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?
Replies: 11
Views: 1668

Re: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?

Remember when the ice cream lady walked down the cinema aisle in the interval to sell ice cream tubs and refreshments from her little tray. Nostalgic!.jpg
Remember when the ice cream lady walked down the cinema aisle in the interval to sell ice cream tubs and refreshments from her little tray. (Nostalgic!)
Fish & Chips.jpg
Fish & Chips. Still here but does not taste so good? Look at those salt pots, much better than those twisty things you have to-day?

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