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by Fogbrain
Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Lockyer Street
Replies: 6
Views: 3468

Re: Lockyer Street

kiwi wrote:Information with picture states Porlock Place.

Porlock Place is correct. The photo was taken looking west from outside the girls and infants gate to Laxon Street School.
by Fogbrain
Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: Webb Street
Replies: 14
Views: 7686

Re: Webb Street

Two of the Railway Buildings survive - Arundel, and the one which has shops on the ground floor facing Tower Bridge Road but which doesn't seem to have the name displayed. They were indeed built by the London, Brighton, & South Coast Railway Company for its employees, but the company also rented...
by Fogbrain
Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: OXLEY STREET
Replies: 1
Views: 642

Re: OXLEY STREET

Hicks' is certainly the smithy shown on the map, facing west towards Holy Trinity Church. Oxley Street was not quite on the same alignment as the Wade House access road; it was slightly to the south and ran through where the right-hand side of the hairdressers now stands and the bit of Wade House to...
by Fogbrain
Sun Aug 25, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?
Replies: 33
Views: 20047

Re: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?

Thanks, Kiwi, you're very kind. I'll try to remember to visit more frequently!
by Fogbrain
Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?
Replies: 33
Views: 20047

Re: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?

Sorry for the delay! Didn't realise it was so long since I was here.

First two are Jamaica Road, opposite St James's Church.
Bottom one is Spa Road, the procession arriving at the junction with Grange Road.
by Fogbrain
Sat May 18, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?
Replies: 33
Views: 20047

Re: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?

kiwi wrote:78 BUS turns into Dunton Road. I’m not sure of this can anyone help.jpg


It's turning right into Shorter Street from Tower Hill. St Katharine Docks clock tower in the background.
by Fogbrain
Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: General Postings
Topic: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?
Replies: 33
Views: 20047

Re: MYSTERY-DO YOU RECOGNISE THESE PLACES?

Eltham Road, Lee Green.
by Fogbrain
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: FLOCKTON STREET
Replies: 4
Views: 2365

Re: FLOCKTON STREET

Cheers Fogbrain. I assume that is the Riverside School on the left in Janeway Street. Indeed. The building on the right also survives; it houses an electricity transformer (and possibly already did when the photo was taken), but was previously a stable with a hayloft, a not uncommon repurposing in ...
by Fogbrain
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: MACKS ROAD
Replies: 3
Views: 2000

Re: MACKS ROAD

kiwi wrote:Their Hall was in St James Road.
Still is!
by Fogbrain
Sun Oct 28, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Buildings & Streets
Topic: FLOCKTON STREET
Replies: 4
Views: 2365

Re: FLOCKTON STREET

kiwi wrote:Flockton Street looking south from Bermondsey Wall. 19th century slum dwellings ravaged by the blitz 1948..jpg
This photo is of Bevington Street, looking south from Bermondsey Wall. (Flockton Street was narrower - the car would have filled it!).

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