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SOUTHWARK STREET.

Postby kiwi » Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:42 am

Southwark Street Estate (Peabody estate) was opened in 1876. Originally there were 12 blocks, with 22 flats in each one.
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Re: SOUTHWARK STREET.

Postby kiwi » Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:48 am

MENIER CHOCOLATE FACTORY, SOUTHWARK STREET.jpg
Built in the 1870s, the former Menier Chocolate Factory, Southwark Street,
Menier Chocolate Factory not only has a very attractive front door, but also two ghost door numbers who seem to have survived by being hidden under a brass plate or something similar.jpg
Menier Chocolate Factory not only has a very attractive front door, but also two ghost door numbers who seem to have survived by being hidden under a brass plate or something similar.
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Re: SOUTHWARK STREET.

Postby kiwi » Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:58 pm

Southwark St,1909..jpg
Southwark St,1909
WRIGHT'S COAL TAR SOAP.jpg
wright's coal soap..jpg
Wright's coal soap.

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Re: SOUTHWARK STREET.

Postby kiwi » Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:46 am

southwark street1.jpg
The Metropolitan Pub, was situated at 60 Southwark Street
THE METROPOLITAN.jpg
Southwark Street was built in the early 1860s by The Metropolitan Board of Works. Presumably this is where the name for the public house came from.
I can’t help thinking the original incarnation was a little bit easier on the eye.
Now called The Southwark Rooms, this venue is the type of place commonly hired out by city workers for drinks and nibbles. Plush inside, brutal on the outside. 2016.

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Re: SOUTHWARK STREET.

Postby kiwi » Wed Jul 05, 2017 3:40 am

44-50 Southwark Street, Wright,Layman & Umney Ltd  1911. Same building as the Menier Chocolate factory..jpg
44-50 Southwark Street, Wright,Layman & Umney Ltd 1911. Same building as Menier Chocolate.

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Re: SOUTHWARK STREET.

Postby kiwi » Mon Dec 04, 2017 3:17 am

SOUTHWARK STREET..jpg
Southwark Street. 1.jpg
Southwark Street, 1908..jpg
Southwark Street, 1908.

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Re: SOUTHWARK STREET.

Postby kiwi » Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:26 am

GRAVEL LANE.jpg
GRAVEL LANE WAS OFF SOUTHWARK STREET, A CONTINUATION OF GREAT SUFFOLK STREET

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Re: SOUTHWARK STREET.

Postby kiwi » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:45 pm

Bear Lane ran between Southwark Street & Great Suffolk Street. (1904). Bear lane is still there but running between Southwark Street & Dolben Street. (2018)
BEAR LANE 1904.jpg
1904

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Re: SOUTHWARK STREET.

Postby kiwi » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:11 pm

The Pelican was situated at 80 Southwark Street. This pub has now been demolished. Like the load of hops on the horse & cart.
The Pelican was situated at 80 Southwark Street X.jpg
1912


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