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by kiwi
Tue Jan 23, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Jamaica Road/Union Road
Replies: 67
Views: 4550

Re: Jamaica Road/Union Road

World War II bombing of Millstream House in Jamaica Road. By looking at the brickwork, you can see where the building has been patched up, Curiously, when the building was restored in 1947, a gargoyle recovered from the debris of air raid damage at the Palace of Westminster was included in the works...
by kiwi
Tue Jan 23, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: History & War Years
Topic: War Memorials
Replies: 9
Views: 1266

Re: War Memorials

Donald Hunter – who served as radio officer on three Norwegian merchant ships carrying dangerous cargoes to allied forces – at the memorial outside the Norwegian Church, Rotherhithe 1914-1918. Be nice if someone could tell us a little bit more about Mr Hunter. Donald Hunter- who served as a radio of...
by kiwi
Tue Jan 23, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: BUSH ROAD
Replies: 1
Views: 229

Re: BUSH ROAD

BUSH ROAD 2  X.jpg
1958
BUSH ROAD 1958.jpg
by kiwi
Tue Jan 23, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Rotherhithe Street
Replies: 20
Views: 1617

Re: Rotherhithe Street

Nelson House was built in the 1740s on a former shipyard and probably built for one of the shipbuilding owners. Unusually the front entrance faces Rotherhithe Street rather than the Thames, this leads to the possibility that it led to the shipyard. Rotherhithe Street, 2017,Nelson House built in the ...
by kiwi
Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: Docklands and Waterways
Topic: ROTHERHITHE,WHARFS & DOCKS.
Replies: 30
Views: 3232

Re: ROTHERHITHE,WHARFS & DOCKS.

LAVENDER WHARF, ROTHERHITHE STREET,1934.jpg
LAVENDER WHARF, ROTHERHITHE STREET,1934.
Lavender Wharf,you can see the warehouse of W.B. Dick & Co. Ltd. 1937.jpg
Lavender Wharf,you can see the warehouse of W.B. Dick & Co. 1937
Lavender Wharf in 1937, when it was the premises of W.B. Dick and Co.jpg
Lavender Wharf in 1937, when it was the premises of W.B. Dick and Co.
by kiwi
Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: Docklands and Waterways
Topic: ROTHERHITHE,WHARFS & DOCKS.
Replies: 30
Views: 3232

Re: ROTHERHITHE,WHARFS & DOCKS.

Surrey Commercial Docks, 1930s.jpg
Surrey Commercial Docks, 1930s.
by kiwi
Sun Jan 21, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Dockhead
Replies: 14
Views: 985

Re: Dockhead

DOCKHEAD FIRE STATION 1928.jpg
DOCKHEAD FIRE STATION 1928.
Dockhead Fire Station, No 8 Wolseley Street, Bermondsey, 1929..jpg
Dockhead Fire Station, No 8 Wolseley Street,Dockhead, Bermondsey, 1929
Dockhead crews move into brand new fire station 2016.jpg
Dockhead crews move into brand new fire station 2016.
by kiwi
Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:08 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: BOBBY ABEL (CRICKET)
Replies: 0
Views: 13

BOBBY ABEL (CRICKET)

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...
by kiwi
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Rotherhithe Street
Replies: 20
Views: 1617

Re: Rotherhithe Street

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...
by kiwi
Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:51 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Southwark Park Road
Replies: 90
Views: 6471

Re: Southwark Park Road

SOUTHWARK PARK ROAD.jpg
SOUTHWARK PARK ROAD, BEDE HOUSE, 2017  X.jpg
SOUTHWARK PARK ROAD, BEDE HOUSE, 2017

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