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Christmas break is over.


By drc726


Took my daughter back to her London flat quiet journey, very cold and frosty. Police horses around Bow going to football matches?

Milenium Dome

Dome is very built around now

Gas tower dominates this old multi floor building

This empty gas tower looks quite good as the photo does not show the rust

Canary Wharf

The entrance to the old Blackwall tunnel built 1892-97

St Clement’s Hospital thankfully now closed. Is one of the final and long overdue breaks with the Victorian Asylums, this hospital was a work house first, Extraudinary that workhouses being designed as the most unpleasant places, to discourage inmates were then thought suitable for the mentally ill? The work house act lasted till 1929.

Returning home now the new Blackwall tunnel
opened 1967

This is a bit wider than the old one but still tight!

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thank you drc i enjoyed that trip with a cuppa and a biscuit :o)))

3 Jan, 2010


My pleasure Joanella

3 Jan, 2010


i enjoyed it to Drc,, whats in the dome now, thought it was being dismantled at one point

3 Jan, 2010


Thanks that was a nice trip don't go to London very often the thought of driving in London fills me with dread your brave!!
Sanbaz -the dome is now the O2 Arena.

3 Jan, 2010


Its a proper venue now Sanbaz used a lot for concerts etc. I love driving Sueb will go anywhere if I can go by car.

3 Jan, 2010


Thanks for the trip down memory lane Drc - Bermondsey, Rotherhithe (Blackwall), Greenwich and Blackheath was where I spent the first 20 years of my life. Still have an uncle and a couple of cousins in the area, but the rest of the family moved out to 'the sticks' - none as far as me though ! :-)

3 Jan, 2010


Yes most moved out and now the environment/culture is very changed

3 Jan, 2010


thanx Drc,, at least its being used instead of wasting money ;o)

4 Jan, 2010

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