Category Archives: /Gre-Greenwich

Metropolitan London (Year 2)

Above: Map of old Metropolitan London. The boundary lines show all the original Metropolitan Boroughs. Those being considered in this academic year are coloured GREEN. During the remaining months of this academic year, we shall be delving into two London … Continue reading

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Deptford Creek Pedestrian Swing Bridge

Above: View of the footbridge from the Greenwich side, looking west towards Deptford. The bridge is in its ‘normal’ position, when in use by pedestrians. When ‘open’, it swings to the left (on this vew) through 110 degrees and rests … Continue reading

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Angerstein Level Crossing

Above: The level crossing is quite narrow because it is only used by pedestrians and only crosses a single railway track. A foot-crossing on a railway track in London is very unusual these days. This one allows pedestrians to cross … Continue reading

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Charlton Lane Crossing

Above: Looking west at the level crossing from the lower steps of the pedestrian footbridge. One of the curios of the railway line between Greenwich and Woolwich is the fact that it still has a level crossing at the lower … Continue reading

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Antigallican PH, Woolwich Road

Above: The large pub on a rather untidy corner in Woolwich Road. The Antigallican Public House, standing No 428 Woolwich Road at the junction with Charlton Church Lane, is now the only pub by this name in Inner London. It … Continue reading

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Angerstein PH, Woolwich Road

Above: The pub beside Woolwich Road, near the Woolwich Road flyover. This rather elegant Public House and hotel stands on what is now a very grim corner where the main route to the Blackwall Tunnel crosses and interchanges with Woolwich … Continue reading

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