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by Sean.Byrne
Sat Dec 14, 2019 6:15 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: SOUTHAMPTON WAY.
Replies: 29
Views: 10136

Re: SOUTHAMPTON WAY.

In the above picture you can see 214a and in the pic below you can see 214a again at the far end. Below one of the stores is Ella's Café. The stores are boarded up in this 1976 pic so likely just about to be demolished.

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by Sean.Byrne
Sat Dec 14, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: SOUTHAMPTON WAY.
Replies: 29
Views: 10136

Re: SOUTHAMPTON WAY.

214a Southampton Way 1976 next door to the above picture

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by Sean.Byrne
Sat Dec 14, 2019 5:50 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: SOUTHAMPTON WAY.
Replies: 29
Views: 10136

Re: SOUTHAMPTON WAY.

214 Southampton Way 1972

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by Sean.Byrne
Sat Dec 14, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: SOUTHAMPTON WAY.
Replies: 29
Views: 10136

Re: SOUTHAMPTON WAY.

Kiwi, thanks for the above pics. The one on the left is an extension of the pic that I posted in this thread of the intersection of Southampton Way and Riddell Street. I had forgotten that this short parade of shops included the Shakespeare pub but your pic reminded me of the cream coloured wall til...
by Sean.Byrne
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: History & War Years
Topic: Living in the Blitz
Replies: 83
Views: 59317

Re: OLD KENT ROAD.

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by Sean.Byrne
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: History & War Years
Topic: Living in the Blitz
Replies: 83
Views: 59317

Re: SOUTHWARK PARK.

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by Sean.Byrne
Fri Dec 13, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: SOUTHAMPTON WAY.
Replies: 29
Views: 10136

Re: Topics

I have just found this site and what a thrill. I have lived in Canada for 52 years and left the general Bermondsey, Camberwell, Peckham area in 1956 to move to Wimbledon. I was shocked to see an image of #7-9 Riddell Street posted by Kiwi. I was born at #30 and we left Riddell St in 1956 when it wa...
by Sean.Byrne
Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Transport
Topic: Bermondsey Trams & Buses
Replies: 87
Views: 58387

Re: Bermondsey Trams & Buses

I would dearly love to see one of these double decker trams running again. When I was a lad in London I thought they were magic as they rumbled and screeched along with their antenna reaching up to the overhead power lines. Even today they strike me as having a scifi look to them. Oddly enough I do ...
by Sean.Byrne
Thu Dec 12, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: DIAMOND STREET
Replies: 2
Views: 1275

Re: DIAMOND STREET

I remember Diamond street. It is one block over from where I was raised on Riddell st. The row houses seem identical
by Sean.Byrne
Thu Dec 12, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Elephant and Castle
Replies: 44
Views: 25948

Re: Elephant and Castle

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