Remember seeing the MB logos on the MB trucks coming in and out of the Metal Box factory all day long in Riley Road Bermondsey
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- Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:14 pm
- Forum: General Postings
- Topic: DO YOU REMEMBER THESE?
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Came across this photo and it reminded me when we use to see Policeman on these bikes. They were so slow we use to chase after them up the street, much to the annoyance of the rider! By the time he turned round to tell us off, we had legged it! They were Velocette LE Motorcycles, the LE stood for Li...
This may have already been covered as it happened in 2015 when a WWII unexploded bomb was discovered during digging on a building site on The Grange. Bomb_1.jpg I have only just come across this article and when I realised exactly where the unexploded bomb was located it sent shivers up and down my ...
When I was a nipper my mum, brother and me always looked forward to our trips to the East Lane market on a Saturday morning as there was always something happening there! One of the most memorable sites was the guy with a suitcase or a box turned on its side to play 'Three Card Monte', a con card ga...
I remember the Tooley Street Police with a great passion! We lived in Abbey Buildings and one Sunday morning me and my mate found a handbag covered in glass, so we took it to Tooley Street Police Station to hand it in. The desk Sergeant and Constable must've been a bit bored as they took our fingerp...
- Wed Mar 04, 2020 2:33 pm
- Forum: Buildings & Streets
- Topic: BEVINGTONS & SON, NECKINGER MILL.
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Back in the 70's on our back home from school we would pass Bevingtons on Abbey Street and we would dare each other to go up to the lime pits via the side entrance and look into them! We knew that the factory produced leather but in our child's minds we thought that cows were put into the pits that ...