OLD KENT ROAD.

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Re: OLD KENT ROAD.

Postby Fogbrain » Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:53 pm

kiwi wrote:This part of OKR was known as Sussex Place in the 1860s.

Sussex Place was the terrace of houses further to the north-west that became 464-484 OKR; 464 was on the corner of Ossory Road. This was a common practice by developers to make the new properties sound posher and it has been continued since, but in fairness OKR hadn't been numbered at that time.

Not sure of the date of the picture

There's no sign of the branch of tram track into Bowles Road so probably post WWI.

Pub on the opposite side of the street to later years.

I don't think the Lord Wellington was ever on the opposite side of either street, the post WWII replacement was built on the same site.

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Re: OLD KENT ROAD.

Postby kiwi » Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:58 pm

Thanks for that Fogbrain,
Re-Sussex Place 1860. Your right, I never explained that correctly. Also, along there and heading towards St James Road, same side as Sussex Place, was called Pleasant Row then Prospect Place. Opposite Sussex Place it was called Marlborough Place.
Just found a map dated 1900, which is showing the Tram Track in Bowles Road running into the Tramway Depot.
Lord Wellington Pub. I’ll go with you on that. Cheers.

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Re: OLD KENT ROAD.

Postby kiwi » Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:25 am

OLD KENT ROAD,CASTLE PUB AND CARTERS..jpg
OLD KENT ROAD,CASTLE PUB AND CARTERS.

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Re: OLD KENT ROAD.

Postby kiwi » Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:17 pm

OLD KENT ROAD c1900s. The Baptist Chapel, Albany Road and the Thomas A' Becket Pub on the left. To the left of the Chapel was a School for Girls and Infants.
OLD KENT ROAD c1900s The Baptist Chapel, Albany Road and the Thomas A Becket Pub on the left..jpg
C 1900s
Old kent Road to the left of the shops was Cobourg Road.jpg
Old kent Road to the left of the shops was Cobourg Road.
is Cobourg Rd. ;)
Old kent road, Cobourg Road to the left. X.jpg
Cobourg Road (left) carry on from the top picture.
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Re: OLD KENT ROAD.

Postby kiwi » Wed Oct 31, 2018 7:39 am

The Kings Arms Pub is on the right, Bricklayers Arms Pub on the left. Not sure of the year but The Old Kent Picture House opened in February 1910, next to the Kings Arms Pub and it’s not there in the picture. I think the steeple on the right is possibly the Deaf & Dump School.?
Old Kent Road, The Kings Arms Pub on right. Bricklayers Arms Pub on left..jpg

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Re: OLD KENT ROAD.

Postby kiwi » Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:58 pm

Old Kent Road..jpg
On the right along by the the pub, in Tower Bridge Road was a Barbers where I had my hair cut 1940s/50s. Really didn't like having my hair cut.

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Re: OLD KENT ROAD.

Postby kiwi » Sun Dec 16, 2018 4:46 am

Old Kent Road, The Green Man Pub 1972. Opposite the Dun Cow Pub..jpg
The Green Man pub at 276 Old Kent road 1972

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Re: OLD KENT ROAD.

Postby kiwi » Fri Dec 21, 2018 2:11 am

I know that there were two pubs by these names in the Old Kent Road, so I’m posting these two pubs on face value, so they could be wrong. Black Bull I think was on the corner of Bartholomew Street/Great Dover Street and had a Great Dover Street address at one time. In earlier years it was called the Bull Inn. The Brighton Pub I think was along the same side and near where the library was.
Old Kent Road. The Black Bull c1935.jpg
Old Kent Road, The Black Bull c1935.
Old Kent Road, The Brighton Pub, Bricklayers Arms. c1921.jpg
Old Kent Road, The Brighton Pub, Bricklayers Arms. c 1921

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Re: OLD KENT ROAD.

Postby kiwi » Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:59 am

The former London Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb was located in Old Kent Road, Bermondsey, London. Prior to its move to the Old Kent Road, the Asylum was located in Fort Place, Grange Road in Bermondsey. The institution was first formed in 1792. The patients would be taught how to speak, read, write and cipher so that they were able to work when they were discharged from the institution. The Duke of Gloucester laid the foundation-stone of the institution’s building in Old Kent Road in 1807. Pupils were admitted upon payment of £20 annually for board; private pupils were also received. Also known as Royal School for Deaf Children, and the London Asylum for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb Children of the Poor.
Old Kent Road,19th September 1953, Pat Walker, David Warner and Barry Hilton are pupils attending a school for the deaf in the Old Kent Road.jpg
19th September 1953, Pat Walker, David Warner and Barry Hilton are pupils attending a school for the deaf in the Old Kent Road.

Old Kent Road 1955 A young pupil at the Old Kent Road London County Council School for the Deaf..jpg
A young pupil at the Old Kent Road London County Council School for the Deaf. 1955.
Old Kent Road School for the Deaf children..jpg
Old Kent Road School for the Deaf children

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Re: OLD KENT ROAD.

Postby kiwi » Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:36 am

Old Kent Road bridge at the junction with Ilderton Road in 1968..jpg
Old Kent Road bridge at the junction with the Ilderton Road in 1968.


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