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Canary Wharf from Woolwich Arsenal Pier 2020

Above: View from Woolwich Arsenal Pier in October 2020. Above: View from Woolwich Arsenal Pier in July 2013. Taking the same view from the same position over a period of a few years is often an interesting and very revealing … Continue reading

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Billingsgate Market (Old) and the Sailing Barge

Above: View from London Bridge of Old Billingsgate Market with the unusual sight of a Thames sailing barge moored in front of it (Click on image to enlarge to 1024×640). The Old Billingsgate Market building is a splendid sight at … Continue reading

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Tower Bridge and a Thames Sailing Barge

Above: View of Tower Bridge from Rotherhithe. It is not that rare to see a Thames sailing barge passing by on the river but the sight is always grand and to see such a vessel with Tower Bridge or some … Continue reading

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City Views from Waterloo Bridge

Above: Looking east towards the City of London from Waterloo Bridge. Probably one of the most photographed views of London is the one shown above. It works from almost every angle and can be found in many picture books of … Continue reading

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Fountain Green Views

Above: View from Fountain Green looking upriver to Tower Bridge. Fountain Green is a development of small housing which stands on the site of Fountain Dock, Fountain Wharf and Fountain Stairs. The dock and wharf were in existence in the … Continue reading

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Chambers Wharf in 1973

Above: Part of the riverside of Bermondsey in 1973. Older people are often heard to say ‘It wasn’t like that in my day’. In many cases they are referring to minor changes that they have noticed throughout their lives. In … Continue reading

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Fountain Stairs, Bermondsey

Above: Sailing ship moored near Bermondsey. The inset is from a story book. (The copyright of the picture remains with the originator). We have all watched far too much television. Along the way you have probably seen the odd pirate … Continue reading

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