Category Archives: Stogs

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 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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The Olavian Magazine – January 1965

When I read these magazines, I am quite surprised at the range of activities and clubs that were available at Stogs even 45 years ago. 1965 was a key year in my life. I visited Spain for the first time … Continue reading

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New Stogs site from the air

A large copy of this photo is on display at the school. Orpington High St. can be seen running along the top of the picture.

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The Olavian Magazine – July 1964

This is another school magazine loaned to me by my friend Alan.  I wish I had more time to upload them, as they contain some real gems. The article on computers and the report on the school trip to Spain … Continue reading

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Visit to Stogs in Orpington

I was offered a chance to look around the school premises in Orpington, where I spent my last year having helped with the move from Tooley St. (the street name is a corruption of St. Olave’s). Unfortunately, it was something … Continue reading

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Founders’ Day at Stogs 4

After visiting the old building, everyone strolled up Tooley St. to Southwark Cathedral, where the Founders’ Day commemoration service has traditionally been held. It is a gorgeous building whose beauty can barely be appreciated from the ground because of the … Continue reading

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