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by kiwi
Fri Jan 05, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Renforth Street Rotherhithe
Replies: 3
Views: 396

Re: Renforth Street Rotherhithe

Renforth street 2017.jpg
Renforth street 2017
Aylton Estate, Renforth Street, Rotherhithe 2016.jpg
Aylton Estate, Renforth Street, Rotherhithe 2016
by kiwi
Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Bermondsey Street
Replies: 22
Views: 2106

Re: Bermondsey Street

Information regarding first picture. Yes freddie you are spot-on regarding where the picture was taken from. Lamb Alley (now Lamb Walk) We can see the name W Pettitt on the gates of the entrance leading through to a backyard. William Thomas Pettitt was a wool rug manufacturer who had premises at 89 ...
by kiwi
Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Docklands and Waterways
Topic: Tooley Street area Wharfs
Replies: 27
Views: 2775

Re: Tooley Street area Wharfs

Quest, a low-powered, schooner-rigged steamship that sailed from 1917 until sinking in 1962, is best known as the polar exploration vessel of the Shackleton–Rowett Expedition of 1921-1922. It was aboard this vessel that Sir Ernest Shackleton died on 5 January 1922 while the vessel was in harbour in ...
by kiwi
Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Newcomen Street
Replies: 9
Views: 696

Re: Newcomen Street

Looking at the 2017 picture, :roll: to me the Green as taken all the character away from the pub.
King Arms, Borough 2017..jpg
Kings Arms, Borough 2017
The King's Arms, 65 Newcomen Street SE1 2008.jpg
The King's Arms, 65 Newcomen Street SE1 2008
by kiwi
Thu Jan 04, 2018 5:06 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Newcomen Street
Replies: 9
Views: 696

Re: Newcomen Street

The pub on the corner in the earlier picture above is The Kings Arms. It changed from King Street to Newcomen Street in the late 1800s. Looking at the Coat of Arms (date 1890 King Street) and by 1900 it was Newcomen Street. Kings arms, Newconem Street, Borough, 2015.jpg The King's Arms public-ho...
by kiwi
Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:22 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Brunel Road - Rotherhithe
Replies: 4
Views: 474

Re: Brunel Road - Rotherhithe

The Corner Shop Where Max Bygraves Lived Above in Swan Road Rotherhithe in 1974   X.jpg
The Corner Shop Where Max Bygraves Lived Above in Swan Road Rotherhithe in 1974
by kiwi
Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:27 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: BATTLE BRIDGE LANE
Replies: 2
Views: 48

Re: BATTLE BRIDGE LANE

BATTLE BRIDGE LANE 2017 X.jpg
BATTLE BRIDGE LANE 2017
Southwark Crown Court, 1 English Grounds, off Battle Bridge Lane (2017).jpg
Southwark Crown Court, 1 English Grounds, off Battle Bridge Lane 2018
Hays Galleria, Battle Bridge Lane,.jpg
Hays Galleria, Battle Bridge Lane, 2017
by kiwi
Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: BATTLE BRIDGE LANE
Replies: 2
Views: 48

Re: BATTLE BRIDGE LANE

Battle Bridge Lane,Firman still at work on the disused cold storage depot at Wilson's Wharf.  X.jpg
Fireman still at work on the disused cold storage depot at Wilson's Wharf.
Battle Bridge Lane, people watch as fireman still work on the fire.  X.jpg
Battle Bridge Lane, people watch as fireman still work on the fire.
by kiwi
Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: BATTLE BRIDGE LANE
Replies: 2
Views: 48

BATTLE BRIDGE LANE

Battle Bridge Lane Fire. The fire began at Wilson’s Wharf, which used to be a cold store. – now the Home of Southwark Crown Court - on Battle Bridge Lane, Tooley Street, 1971. Construction workers had been removing insulation from piping when it is thought sparks from their gas-powered cutting tools...
by kiwi
Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: MOROCCO STREET.
Replies: 2
Views: 335

Re: MOROCCO STREET.

RW AUTO’S
The two horse heads above the front of this garage workshop are the last clue that is was once a smithy – a blacksmiths.
MOROCCO STREET  X.jpg
MOROCCO STREET c 2015.

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