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by kiwi
Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: History & War Years
Topic: Living in the Blitz
Replies: 56
Views: 14152

Re: Living in the Blitz

Blitz, Darnell Road, Albany Rd. WW2..jpg
Restoring bomb-damaged houses WW2 in Dartnell Road, now the site of the lake in Burgess Park, Albany Road
by kiwi
Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:42 am
Forum: History & War Years
Topic: Living in the Blitz
Replies: 56
Views: 14152

Re: Living in the Blitz

On the night of 19th October 1917, a Navy L45 Zeppelin dropped a 600kg bomb which destroyed a row containing three houses, a fish and chip shop and a doctor’s surgery, killing 12 people and injuring a further 24.
BLITZ, Calmington Road,Albany Road, 1917..jpg
Calmington Road,Albany Road, 1917.
Calmington Road, Plaque..jpg
Calmington Road, Plaque.After the Second World War the houses in this area where removed to make way for Burgess Park and the plaque was moved to the Southwark Council offices in Chumleigh Gardens.
by kiwi
Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: GRANGE WALK,BERMONDSEY.
Replies: 10
Views: 1717

Re: GRANGE WALK, BERMONDSEY.

GRANGE WALK 5.jpg
Old house in Grange Walk – this house is claimed to be the Abbey gatehouse with hinges of the gates still visible.
by kiwi
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Elgar Street Redriff Estate
Replies: 3
Views: 716

Re: Elgar Street Redriff Estate

Redriff Estate 1.jpg
Redriff Estate 1959.
Redriff Estate 2.jpg
Redriff Estate, The corner of Gulliver Street and Elgar Street.
by kiwi
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Elgar Street Redriff Estate
Replies: 3
Views: 716

Re: Elgar Street Redriff Estate

As we can see Redriff Estate covers several streets & all have been posted singerly in their own Topics, all could cover Redriff Estate. Quite rightly Fosney as post Elgar Street/Redriff Estate together so it will be easier to locate under that heading, hope this is OK. The map shows what the ar...
by kiwi
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Lower Road Rotherhithe
Replies: 50
Views: 6521

Re: Lower Road Rotherhithe

Since 1719 the China hall has been a pub on lower road Rotherhithe In 1719 a pub on the site was called the "Cock and Pye Ale House." It later became the "Marsh Gate" and records show that in 1776 it was called the "Green Man." china hall, rotherhithe 1916.jpg china hal...
by kiwi
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Marlborough Road/Grove
Replies: 5
Views: 971

Marlborough Road/Grove

Marlborough Arms,Marlborough Road,off Old Kent Road. c1921..jpg
Marlborough Arms,Marlborough Road,off Old Kent Road. c1921
Now Marlborough Grove.
by kiwi
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Lucey Road
Replies: 8
Views: 1351

Lucey Road

LORD PALMERSON.png When I worked at Beaches Rouel Road, me and my mate Micky Davies use to drink in the Lord Palmerston, Lucey Road at that time 1960/63. When we finished work on a Friday night we would go straight round to the pub till it closed, really had some good drinking sessions in there, gr...
by kiwi
Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: New kent Road
Replies: 22
Views: 4028

Re: New kent road

Seeing the picture of the ABC (Coronet) Cinema, Elephant & Castle, reminds me of the first time I took my then girlfriend to the pictures (1959). Talk about making a good impression it was a complete disaster. Flash suit, tie and all the rest of it, talk about “jack the lad”. Half way through th...
by kiwi
Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: OLD KENT ROAD.
Replies: 149
Views: 21310

Re: OLD KENT ROAD.

Old Kent Road view of Barton Brothers at Bridge Wharf (Canal Bridge) on Old Kent Road. Note the pasted advertisements for Barclays London Lager, H.P Sauce as well as notices of local boxing matches.
Bartons Bros,Canal Bridge,Old Kent Road..jpg
Bartons Bros,Canal Bridge,Old Kent Road.

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