Category Archives: Bermondsey

The Lalit Hotel in Tooley St.

A neighbor gave me the clipping from the Daily Mail that appears below, which I took a photo of with my phone. I hope it’s legible enough. If you can’t read it easily, click on the photo and it will … Continue reading

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The ceramic poppy installation at the Tower of London

The day I went to photograph the school, my wife and I also went to see the ceramic poppies at the Tower. I will never take to the gradual conversion of The City into Manhattan. There was a long queue … Continue reading

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The Tooley Street property in November 2014

The refurbishment of the main building looks to be nearing completion. The new blocks of flats have enclosed it on two sides – where the art building used to stand (to the east) and behind, blocking the view to the … Continue reading

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Great pictures of London’s changing skyline over the centuries

Link to The Guardian article Photo taken in 1934

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Photo of London Bridge and the Thames

My friend Alan directed me to this photo, which dates from 1920. It was originally posted here, in a larger size. Tower Bridge is just off the bottom of the picture. The large number of barges is something that I … Continue reading

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Another great book

I just received a copy of Southwark Revisited by John D. Beasley. It has great photos (many are of Peckham and Camberwell as well as Bermondsey), plus very informative texts. One photo that caught my eye was of the health … Continue reading

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A marvellous book about old Bermondsey

Today I received my copy of this book by Stephen Humphrey, full of wonderful old photos of Bermondsey and with some interesting background information as well. It can be purchased from Amazon.co.uk

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