Discussion in 'London and the South East' started by Melinda, Apr 2, 2008.
Just had an amazing dosa in Sajee, on Lee High Road - really delicious and great price.
VSL Lewisham have tweeted this map showing Lewisham and surrounding patch c. 1790
Think the LCC chose wisely not to call Downham the 'Mount Misery Estate'
and at porcupines being farmed in Penge
I'm amazed that so many place names have remained the same.
Surprised to see New Cross on there, I thought it was called Hatcham until relatively recently.
yes, but apparently not quite that recent. If Wikipedia is right,
ETA - more on transpontine
I have just found out about the WWII Bombing of Sandhurst School in Lewisham thanks to the exellent Running Past blog. Last week was the 75th anniversary of this attack in which 38 children and 6 teachers died.
The Bombing of Sandhurst Road School
a 1974 photo of Winslade Way / Milford Towers when it was new
think WH Smiths are still in the same place. This was when the gas / electricity boards had shops
Leesa Braun (@LLisab5931) on Twitter is posting a few Lewisham / Catford historical photos at the moment
Loom Pit Hole!
I like Plow Garlic HIll for Telegraph HIll...I spotted a fair bit of wild garlic around in Bromley as it happens - sprouting at the moment in the pavement-side grass.
Nice photo, thanks
WH Smith closed down a couple of years ago though, it's a Sams 99 pence shop now
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