Tag: Luftwaffe

Albury Street, Deptford

The walk along Creek Road from Greenwich to Deptford offers little of architectural interest until you cross Deptford Church Street and a passage leads you to a cobbledside…

The Quad at Guy’s Hospital

It is surrounded by modern monoliths of the NHS; huge utilitarian buildings of glass and steel that may be efficient and fit for purpose but they are not…

On Rotherhithe Beach I sat down

If one of London’s dockers – say Danny Baker’s Dad, Spud, from the excellent Cradle To The Grave TV series – came back from even fifty years ago…

The Almshouses on Mile End Road

When London’s population exploded outwards in the nineteenth century the surrounding countryside was flooded with buildings and people that became part of the new metropolis. The Trinity Green…