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by kiwi
Sun May 10, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: History & War Years
Topic: ARTHUR SOPER, ROTHERHITHE.
Replies: 0
Views: 543

ARTHUR SOPER, ROTHERHITHE.

Arthur Soper lived in Cornbury Road, Rotherhithe, he was a timber stevedore at Surrey Docks. He was on his way home when the Germans made another run up the river that day, he led a number of people to safety instead of just saving himself, then continued to save other civilians during that London B...
by kiwi
Sat May 09, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: STAPLE STREET
Replies: 6
Views: 2565

Re: STAPLE STREET

Dobb's Cross, Bermondsey c1913. Dobb's Cross was a small street off the south side of Staple Street, roughly where Tabard House in Manciple Street stands now. Ran between Staple Street and Delph Street.
Dobb's Cross, Bermondsey c2013, near Tabard Street.   X.png
Dobb's Cross, Bermondsey c1913, near Tabard Street.
by kiwi
Sat May 09, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: PICTON STREET
Replies: 5
Views: 755

Re: PICTON STREET

Picton Street, 1953.   X (2).png
Picton Street, 1953.
by kiwi
Sat May 09, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: Docklands and Waterways
Topic: ROTHERHITHE,WHARFS & DOCKS.
Replies: 64
Views: 33996

Re: ROTHERHITHE,WHARFS & DOCKS.

Rotherhithe Street, Apollinaris Wharf, Cherry Garden Pier left. Cherry Garden Street and the other part of Apollinaris Wharf on the right out of picture.  X.png
Rotherhithe Street, Apollinaris Wharf. Cherry Garden Pier left, Cherry Garden Street and the other part of Apollinaris Wharf on the right out of picture.
by kiwi
Fri May 08, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: THE ROTHERHITHE GAS WORKS.
Replies: 4
Views: 2517

Re: THE ROTHERHITHE GAS WORKS.

Rotherhithe Street Gas Works.  X.png
Rotherhithe Street Gas Works.
by kiwi
Fri May 08, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Wilderness Street
Replies: 3
Views: 2040

Re: Wilderness Street

Just to add to the above post. Elim Street is still there, though much smaller and runs from Weston Street to Wild Rents connected by a pathway through Elim Estate. The closed Lord Wellington Pub is on the right.
ELIM STREET from WESTON STREET  2019.  X.png
ELIM STREET from WESTON STREET 2019.
by kiwi
Wed May 06, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: ALVEY STREET
Replies: 1
Views: 931

ALVEY STREET

Alvey Street ran from East Street to Sedan Street c1900, now Surrey Square to Surrey Grove 2020.
Alvey Street ,Nos 1-3 by Alvey Mews. East Street to the left.   X.png
3-7 Alvey Street, Innis Place on the left c1955. East Street to the left.
Alvey  Street ,Nos 9-13.   X.png
9-13 Alvey Street.

Innis Place to the right,not left. :roll:
by kiwi
Wed May 06, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: FILMS/TV IN PLACES WE KNOW.
Replies: 45
Views: 21695

Re: FILMS/TV IN PLACES WE KNOW.

Hi David, welcome back, also your thanks for keeping the site going, it makes it all worth while.
Cheers Kiwi.
by kiwi
Wed May 06, 2020 4:31 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Rotherhithe Tunnel
Replies: 17
Views: 7930

Re: Rotherhithe Tunnel

Tunnel Road no longer there, the entrance to Rotherhithe Tunnel.  X.jpg
Tunnel Road no longer there. This is where the entrance to Rotherhithe Tunnel is.
Rotherhithe Tunnel, staircase to tunnel.  X.png
Rotherhithe Tunnel, staircase to tunnel.
by kiwi
Wed May 06, 2020 4:21 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: PARK STREET
Replies: 10
Views: 4557

Re: PARK STREET

Park Street, Southwark Wharf, c1923.The Apollinaris Company Limited Depot..jpg
Park Street, Southwark Wharf, c1923.The Apollinaris Company Limited Depot..

There was a Apollinaris Wharf near Cherry Garden Pier.

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