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Southwark’s treasure trove of maps

Every now and again a council does something rather wonderful and off-beam. So, in a time of cuts and anxiety, can we salute Southwark’s gloriousĀ Old maps of Southwark site. As well as an Ordnance Survey map viewer of maps from the 19th and 20th centuries, the council’s gone the extra mile and scanned in a [...]

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New company offers SE London tours

Nice idea this: a local startup offering walking tours of the area: We are a cultural tour guiding company offering guided tours of the South East London area. These tours will be launched on Thursday 17th June 2010. via Culture Snap.

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Interactive history in Southwark

This sounds brilliant fun: interactive history on the streets of Southwark: A pilot scheme by museum design company City Insights has been launched as part of the London Festival of Architecture and will run for six weeks from Saturday 19 June. Between Blackfriars Bridge and Shad Thames, and along Tooley Street and Southwark Street, the [...]

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South London, street-by-street

We’ve just discovered the amazing Edith’s Streets. In the words of its owner: This blog records notes about London (and Greater London) streets – what the buildings are, what the background is. These pages have been compiled over many years and from many sources – its not intended to copy from other people’s work. Each [...]

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Brixton: Now and then

YouTube – Brixton: Now and then.

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Deptford, then and now, in pictures

Rather lovely, this: YouTube – Deptford……. Then and Now.

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