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Re: Tooley Street

Postby kiwi » Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:43 am

Tooley Street 1930, Striking shipyard workers gather outside the Transport & General Workers Union office during the dock strike.
Tooley Street 1930, Striking shipyard workers gather outside the Transport & General Workers Union office during the dock strike. x.jpg
1930
Tooley Street, I think this is roughly where the Transport & General Workers Union office was,opposite the Shipwright Arms Pub. .jpg

Tooley Street 2008. I think this is roughly where the Transport & General Workers Union office was,opposite the Shipwright Arms Pub.
:roll: Just look at that street sign :o

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Re: Tooley Street

Postby kiwi » Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:04 am

The Tower Subway is a tunnel beneath the River Thames in central London, between Tower Hill on the north side of the river and Vine Lane (off Tooley Street) on the south. In 1869 a 1,340-foot (410 m) circular tunnel was dug through the London clay using a cast iron shield, an idea that had been patented in 1864 by Peter W. Barlow but never built.[1] A 2 ft 6 in (762 mm) narrow gauge railway was laid in the tunnel and from August 1870 a cable-hauled wooden carriage conveyed passengers from one end to the other. This was uneconomic and the company went bankrupt by the end of the year. The tunnel was converted to pedestrian use and one million people a year crossed under the river, paying a toll of 1⁄2d. The opening of the toll-free Tower Bridge in 1894 caused a drop in income and the tunnel closed in 1898, after being sold to the London Hydraulic Power Company. Today the tunnel is used for water mains.
Tower Subway running between Tower Hill (north side of Thames )and Vine Lane, off Tooley Street ( south side of Thames) building started in 1869..jpg
Tower Subway, Tower Hill (north side of Thames
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TOWER SUBWAY
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Re: Tooley Street

Postby kiwi » Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:04 am

Not sure where in Tooley Street this was, I know there was/are tunnels under Hays Wharf now Hays Gallaria area, so it could now be London Bridge Hospital, 27 Tooley Street.??
Tooley Street.South London 's First Underground Hospital. 2  X.jpg
Tooley Street.South London 's First Underground Hospital. 1  X.jpg
South London 's First Underground Hospital, The first underground hospital in South London has been opened beneath one of the wharves in Tooley-street. Eight wards, containing two beds apiece, are curtained off by green curtains. Heavy fur rugs have been sent from America, Canada, Australia and all over the world, together with plentiful supplies of linen. A reception room, nurses room, medical examination room and splendidly equipped kitchen are all included. Mr F. Richardson, Bermondsey Sanitary Inspector, is the man responsible for furnishings and the whole planning of the hospital. This is the hospital to which anyone in Bermondsey who requires a few day 's rest and treatment can now go.

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Re: Tooley Street

Postby kiwi » Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:59 am

Tooley Street.A man working at a bacon warehouse in Tooley Street c1963.  X.jpg
A man working at a bacon warehouse in Tooley Street c1963.
Tooley Street, Bridge House in Bridge Yard Bermondsey London 1846.  X.jpg
Tooley Street, Bridge House in Bridge Yard Bermondsey 1846
Between Cottons Wharf and Hays Wharf,roughly where the Hays Galleria is today.

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Re: Tooley Street

Postby kiwi » Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:16 am

Tooley Street, looking west by London Bridge Station, Bunch of Grapes public house right.   X.jpg
Tooley Street, looking west by London Bridge Station, Bunch of Grapes public house right.

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Re: Tooley Street

Postby kiwi » Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:00 am

Tooley Street, Hanover Buildings and City Of Salisbury Pub on the left.   X.png
Tooley Street, Hanover Buildings and City Of Salisbury Pub on the left.

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Re: Tooley Street

Postby kiwi » Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:12 pm

Tooley Street, London Bridge Station 2019.  X.png
Same loacation 2019.
Tooley Street,2009.  X.png
Tooley Street,2009.
Tooley Street,same location 2019.   X.png
There is an escalator to the viewing platform for the Shard from the station

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Re: Tooley Street

Postby kiwi » Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:43 am

Armour’s also had a factory in Jamaica Road(Old Jamaica Road).
Tooley Street Armour and Company, loading corn beef,c1919.  X.png
Tooley Street Armour and Company, loading corn beef,c1919.
Tooley Street 1919, Armour and Company, men and women at work packing and labelling crates in the warehouse.  X.png
Tooley Street 1919, Armour and Company, men and women at work packing and labelling crates in the warehouse.


Tooley Street, Armour and Company packing corn beef.  X.png
Tooley Street, Armour and Company, packing corn beef.

Tooley Street, c1921. Armour And Company, Premises Adjoining Green Bank.  X.png
The premises is listed in the historical directories as being on Tooley Street, but it is also possible that it was on Green Bank, which adjoined Tooley Street. There is a street name of Pitts Court on the side of the building; Pitts Court no longer exists but once occupied the site presently occupied by Braidwood Street.

Tooley Street the Armour and Company warehouse.   X.png

Armour and Company warehouse with heavily laden horses and carts in the foreground. Not sure where this is but I think they had a Warehouse in Vine Street.:?:
Tooley Street, Armour and Company, view of the lacquering and soldering room at the warehouse.   X.png
Armour and Company, view of the lacquering and soldering room at the warehouse.

Tooley Street, Armour and Company, Premises Adjoining Green Bank.   X.png
Tooley Street, Armour and Company, Premises Adjoining Green Bank.
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Re: Tooley Street

Postby kiwi » Thu Jan 30, 2020 11:01 pm

I knew this as the Westminster Bank but I think it was called something and Westminster Bank. :?:
TOOLEY STREET c.1905. Tower Bridge Approach right.    X.png
TOOLEY STREET c.1905, corner with Tower Bridge Road, Tower Bridge Approach right.

Just found that the Bank was called in c1921. London County Westminster & Parrs Bank Ltd,manager in 1921 was a Mr Ernest Walt Black.
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Re: Tooley Street

Postby kiwi » Mon Apr 13, 2020 3:56 am

Tooley Street - London Bridge Station - April 16th 1936 .  X.png
Tooley Street 1936.
Tooley Street 2019, same location.   X.png
Tooley Street 2019, same location.

The white (1936) and red arch (2019) on the right was where the London Dungeon was. To the left in the 1936 picture is Henry A. Lane & Co Ltd, which is now Cotton Lane. Foley Bros (London),provision merchants.
Tooley Street,London Dungeon.  X.png
TOOLEY STREET .  X.png
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