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Ballast Quay, Greenwich late 1950′s - Image copyright of Greenwich Heritage Centre Search Room, Artillery Square, Woolwich.

Ballast Quay, Greenwich late - Image copyright of Greenwich Heritage Centre Search Room, Artillery Square, Woolwich / LONDON

Lighters approaching the General Steam Navigation Company's wharf by Tower Bridge, London, c1905.

Lighters approaching the General Steam Navigation Company's wharf by Tower Bridge, London,

Busman's Holiday 22nd April 1966: One of two London Routemaster double decker buses being loaded onto the Edelgarde at Millwall Docks, to be transported to Oslo to carry visitors to and from the trade fair as part of 'British Fortnight'.

London through a lens

Busman's Holiday April One of two London Routemaster double decker buses being loaded onto the Edelgarde at Millwall Docks, to be transported to Oslo to carry visitors to and from the trade fair as part of 'British Fortnight'.

1944  Regent's Canal, London, UK.                                      "A busy scene at Regent's Canal Dock in London, the southern terminus of the Grand Union Canal. In the foreground is a large barge, which according to the original caption, unlike canal boats "can only navigate as far as Berkhampsted" and "carry a great deal of timber up the canal". iwm.org.uk

Caption: "A busy scene at Regents Canal Dock in London, the southern terminus of…

Within 5 days in 1952, London smog killed 4,000 people

Within 5 days in 1952, London smog killed 4,000 people

vintage everyday: 12 Amazing Color Photographs of the London Smog Disaster of 1952

Greenwich Pier, Greenwich, London, 1860s

Greenwich Pier, London (near the Royal Naval College), seen here in a photograph by an unknown photographer. People board a paddle steamer headed for the city. From the Historic England website.

The Cutty Sark in her dry dock at Greenwich. Preparations for her to become a 'maritime museum' were nearly ready, and she opened to the public later that summer. 12th March 1957

The Cutty Sark in her dry dock at Greenwich. Preparations for her to become a 'maritime museum' were nearly ready, and she opened to the public later that summer. March Looks like a Ford Popular car in the foreground.

St. Paul’s and Ludgate Hill in 1884.  (c. William Logsdail.)

Paul’s and Ludgate Hill London England by William Logsdail, circa 1884

Cranes at St Katherine Dock

St Katharines {Think this is actually the south side - Anchor Brewhouse looks as though it's beyond the bridge}

London Bridge showing Traitors heads on the gate, day to day activity at street level, Billingsgate market in the city and ships anchored at quayside Pre 1666

London Bridge showing Traitors heads on the gate, day to day activity at street level, Billingsgate market in the city and ships anchored at quayside Pre 1666 - Courtesy Peter Roberts

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