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by bermondseyboy
Sun Mar 26, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: OLD KENT ROAD.
Replies: 178
Views: 65584

Re: OLD KENT ROAD.

Posted by johnoj Bermondsey Boy I can only remember the Globe as a cinema and never as a pub It must have been converted pretty late in the day. Can anyone remember the the shop next to the other cinema SPO, Sausages Potato and Onion, as I remember, it was a wonderful place to go for a feed on a ver...
by bermondseyboy
Sun Mar 26, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: OLD KENT ROAD.
Replies: 178
Views: 65584

Re: OLD KENT ROAD.

Route 36 tram [21] at Bricklayers Arms.jpg Route 36 tram [21] at Bricklayers Arms/Old Kent Road junction.The area is now the Bricklayers Arms flyover. The tram is entering the Bricklayers arms junction. The building on the right is the Old Kent Picture house (the billboards for "Coming Attract...
by bermondseyboy
Sun Mar 26, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Pages Walk
Replies: 26
Views: 14990

Re: PAGES WALK.

Harold Estate 1932-1.jpg Harold Estate 1934 Under Construction.jpg Harold Estate kitchen.jpg The Bermondsey Borough Council carried out an active programme of slum clearance and council house and flat building in the 1920s and 1930s. The Harold Estate was unusual in that much of the site had previo...
by bermondseyboy
Fri Mar 24, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: SOUTHWARK PARK.
Replies: 38
Views: 14809

Re: SOUTHWARK PARK.

Rotherhithe Caraytids A big thanks to Bermondseybeat (Phil) for sending them to me. All credits go to GaryMagold (Friends of Southwark Park) B0524Caryatides1.jpg B0525Caryatides2.jpg B0530RotherhtiheCaryatidesSouthwarkPark18052011-4.jpg B0531RotherhtiheCaryatidesSouthwarkPark18052011-5.jpg B0533Rot...
by bermondseyboy
Thu Mar 23, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Tower Bridge Road
Replies: 82
Views: 35231

Re: Tower Bridge Road

Haddon Hall Harvest Festival 1921
haddon hall enlarged.jpg
Haddon Hall Baptist Church1.jpg
Haddon Hall 1921
by bermondseyboy
Thu Mar 23, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Tower Bridge Road
Replies: 82
Views: 35231

Re: Tower Bridge Road

Hi Fosney Another great find, Thanks. I'm with you on this one, it's not the building I remember. Ive had a look at the photo of the OKR with Haddon Hall in background, trying to see any similarities, ie bell tower? I suppose over the years the building could have been subject to many changes. Bermo...
by bermondseyboy
Thu Mar 23, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Tower Bridge
Replies: 32
Views: 11648

Re: Tower Bridge

Hi Rick Tell your Kids your not mad, nearly every Bermondsey Boy at one time or another stood on the center of the bridge waiting for that Bus or lorry, the bigger the better, go past. It was the strangest feeling. My Father in Law worked in the control tower for the bridge some 40 odd years ago mai...
by bermondseyboy
Tue Mar 21, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: GULLIVER Street Rotherhite
Replies: 2
Views: 1723

GULLIVER Street Rotherhite

Ship & Whale Pub.Gulliver St. Rotherhithe..jpg
Ship & Whale Pub. 2 Gulliver Street Rotherhithe
by bermondseyboy
Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: How To - Posting Tips
Topic: Changing your password
Replies: 0
Views: 7913

Changing your password

If you wish to change your Password just follow instructions Change pw1.jpg Change pw2.jpg Change pw3.jpg Change pw4.jpg Change pw6.jpg When entering your password don't forget to make it with at least one upper and lower case plus a number. example: Blogs123 click picture to get a better view
by bermondseyboy
Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: New kent Road
Replies: 29
Views: 12536

Re: New kent road

Elephant Theatre New Kent Road 1879.jpg ABC Cinema 1960.jpg ABC Cinema New Kent Road 1966.jpg Coronet New Kent Road.jpg Am I missing something here? Did the Designer have a mental block? To me this looks like a ships cargo create that has been dumped on top of a building? The Elephant and Castle Th...

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