28 Amazing Vintage Photographs of London in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries
By the end of the 19th century, London was not just a bustling, world-class city. It was also the center of Britainâs Empire. People livin...
Hay's Wharf, Tooley Street, Bermondsey, 1938 | London Borough of Southwark
A history of south-east London suburbs, in images and words, brought to you by the area's local studies and archives collections.
St Saviour's Dock, Bermondsey
Jacob's Island was to the right where Bill Sikes (Oliver Twist) met his end. Quilps Wharf (Old Curiosity Shop) was nearby to the left, but out on the main river. St Saviour's Dock was created by Cluniac monks in the 13th century and is at the mouth of the now underground River Neckinger which can be seen as the trickle through the mud in this picture.
Pie and Mash saved the world: the stars who love the traditional cockney staple - Flashbak
Pie and Mash, the traditional cockney staple, is under threat. An ageing fan base, coupled with a shortage of eels, has accelerated the decline of the traditional eel and pie shop...