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by Fogbrain
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: History & War Years
Topic: Mayor Alfred Henley
Replies: 1
Views: 814

Re: Mayor Alfred Henley

The town hall was destroyed that night. The building in the photo was the council extension offices when opened c.1930 and became the town hall after the destruction of the Victorian one. Eddie Taylor was the chauffeur to several successive mayors of Bermondsey. One of his granddaughters has his two...
by Fogbrain
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?
Replies: 24
Views: 4564

Re: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?

kiwi wrote:I’m almost certain that this is the Spa Road Bakery, can anyone confirm before I post it into the Spa Road Topic, Cheers.
Spa Road, c1926, Fresh bread being taken out of an oven at the Bermondsey Co-operative's Bakery..jpg

The Bermondsey Co-operative's bakery was in Fort road.
by Fogbrain
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?
Replies: 24
Views: 4564

Re: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?

Thanks, Kiwi, I surprise myself sometimes. I was more surprised though to discover that the houses on the right (of which you can only see the window sills) survive. And surprised also to see that some front yards are separated by brick walls, albeit with sloping tops, but others by railings as they...
by Fogbrain
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?
Replies: 24
Views: 4564

Re: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?

NEAR JAMAICA STREET OLD ROTHERHITHE.? The southern half of Prospect Row, looking north towards Jamaica Road. The houses have Prospect Place addresses and the small turning on the left leads to Truman's Place. The taller building beyond is the rear of the Royal George (aka Boatman's, later renamed Th...
by Fogbrain
Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?
Replies: 24
Views: 4564

Re: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?

kiwi wrote:I’m wondering if this could be on the corner of Richardson Street (right) and Guy Street (left)?

Spot on.
by Fogbrain
Tue Oct 31, 2017 12:23 am
Forum: General Postings
Topic: Bermondsey Advertisments
Replies: 27
Views: 5793

Re: Bermondsey Advertisments

Would this be a Tollgate? Yes. Not sure where St James Gate was situated Just along Jamaica Road from the Greg, towards Rotherhithe. Just before demolition in 1865. JamaicaRoadToll18652.jpg You only had to pay the toll at one gate within the Bermondsey, Rotherhithe, & Deptford Turnpike Trust to...
by Fogbrain
Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:39 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: BLUE ANCHOR LANE
Replies: 4
Views: 964

Re: BLUE ANCHOR LANE

kiwi wrote:Blue Anchor Lane Bermondsey in 1928

This is Blue Anchor Lane, Peckham.
by Fogbrain
Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: SOUTHWARK PARK.
Replies: 26
Views: 3902

Re: SOUTHWARK PARK.

kiwi wrote:An Old Photo of the Open-Air Lido in Southwark Park

this one is Tooting Bec Lido!
by Fogbrain
Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: SOUTHWARK PARK.
Replies: 26
Views: 3902

Re: SOUTHWARK PARK.

kiwi wrote:The Open-Air Lido in Southwark Park in Summer 1960

Nice photo, Kiwi, but it's not Southwark Park. Don't know where it is though.
by Fogbrain
Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: ZOAR STREET.
Replies: 3
Views: 800

Re: ZOAR STREET.

Not sure if I have got the location right, as it says near St Pauls, which I took to be St Pauls Church near Nelson St now Kipling St. I could not find a Zoar St there but remembered a Zoar St near Bankside so have gone with that, this ran between Canvey St & Great Guilford St. Obviously if thi...

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