My visit is nearly over and I have had no time to return to SHL, where there are thousands of fascinating photos and illustrations of the neighborhood. I visited Southwark Council website today and they have posted a few old photos in their eMuseum. If they ever have the time and money to scan the entire collection, it will be a fantastic resource.
The following photos caught my eye as they are of places I was very familiar with during my childhood.
The Trocadero cinema at the Elephant & Castle (1963). Many a Saturday morning was spent there enjoying the noisy children’s matinee.
This photo was taken from a bit farther away.
East St. market (1957)