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by kiwi
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: Pie & Mash
Topic: The great pie & mash debate
Replies: 15
Views: 5739

Re: The great pie & mash debate

Tower Bridge Road, 2017. Rick Poole, co-owner of Southwark’s Manze’s Pie and Mash stores, says the chain’s popular Tower Bridge Road branch is under threat as it struggles to keep up with the ever-changing times. Bermondsey’s much-loved historic pie and mash shop is urging customers to get behind it...
by kiwi
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: SOUTHWARK PARK.
Replies: 28
Views: 4362

Re: SOUTHWARK PARK.

SOUTHWARK PARK 1900.jpg
1900
by kiwi
Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: PAPER BAG MANUFACTURERS
Replies: 1
Views: 75

Re: PAPER BAG MANUFACTURERS

Hi Leithlass, welcome to the site.
Not sure if this is of any help to you but if you go to the BERMONDSEY STREET TOPIC page 3, third post down and enlarge the second photo by clicking on it you will see on the right, Noble Paper Bag Manufacturer.
by kiwi
Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Newcomen Street
Replies: 10
Views: 1336

Re: Newcomen Street

Guy's Hospital Medical School, Newcomen Street, Southwark, c 1935. A woman loading equipment to be decontaminated into a steam chest in the new Pathological Block of St Guy's Hospital. The bacteria contaminating test tubes and bottles must be killed before the containers are safe for handling by the...
by kiwi
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Tooley Street
Replies: 45
Views: 5123

Re: Tooley Street

Cheers Fogbrain, as my teacher always said to me, you can do better.
I think I will have to re-think my wording, from demolished (sorry about that), to no longer there, only making these mistakes is really destroying me. ;)
by kiwi
Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: New kent Road
Replies: 21
Views: 3226

Re: New kent Road

NEW KENT ROAD, TROCADERO,.jpg My brother Bob entering one of the talent competitions at the Trocadero and came second. I remember that a group won, which was not surprising as at that time Rock-n-Roll was all the rage and ballad singers were not as popular (late 1950s) My brother sang the song IF, ...
by kiwi
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: History & War Years
Topic: Living in the Blitz
Replies: 54
Views: 12116

Re: Living in the Blitz

Elephant and Castle in 1941, what's left of Woolworths store following bomb damage..jpg
Elephant and Castle in 1941, what's left of Woolworths store following bomb damage.
by kiwi
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Tooley Street
Replies: 45
Views: 5123

Re: Tooley Street

Cooperage was situated at 48-50 Tooley Street. This pub has now been demolished and replaced by part of the new London Bridge Station. Stainer Street left and opposite Hays Galleria, Hays Lane. Tooley Street Cooperage Pub now been demolished and replaced by part of the new London Bridge Station..jpg
by kiwi
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Docklands and Waterways
Topic: Tooley Street area Wharfs
Replies: 34
Views: 6516

Re: Tooley Street area Wharfs

A system of casual employment was operated in London docks whereby men would queue up to be taken on each day. This was unpopular but continued well into the 20th century. Large numbers were required when trade was good because almost all the work of moving and loading goods was done by hand. c1910....
by kiwi
Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: WESTBROOK & THOMPSON LTD
Replies: 0
Views: 47

WESTBROOK & THOMPSON LTD

1920 Westbrook & Thompson Ltd's, Cosimax hot water bottles, made with Dunlop c1920.jpg
Cosimax hot water bottles, made with Dunlop c1920

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1919. Boy did we need those Hot Water Bottles.
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1925

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1951

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