January 1967.. VIDEO CLIP
This is a short video showing the building of the ferry terminals
Princess Alice memorial card. The wording on the card explains it all.
April 9th 1913. Royal visit to Woolwich
Early 1950s. Rope yard rails
Matchless motor cycles production line
Approx' 1960.. Woolwich common/Academy rd
These houses were demolished to make way for the Woolwich common estate. General Gordon of Khartoum was born here but unfortunately his house is not quite in the picture
Mid 1950s Spray Street
Ministry of labour, Employment exchange. Spray street
Approx' 1920... Ladies Charabanc outing ..
The vehicle can be seen on the corner of Millward street and Nightingale place .
The Woolwich common estate now covers this area.. I don't know what the name of the pub was...can anyone help ?
Approx' 1910 . HaHa Road,
approximate date given from the postmark on reverse ( could be older )
Masons Hill 1980
At the bottom of the hill stands the Ramgharia Gurdwara.. Built in 1889 as the Freemasons hall and also for many years a working mans club.
Photo by Richard Lyndsell
Approx' 1960s Eglington school
1934 . Odeon Cinema
The Odeon Cinema opened in October 1937. The film advertised is "Mr Stringfellow says no" ..
This was a 1934 release, so I guess they were showing repeats even in those days !
Royal Arsenal middle gates
Outside the arsenal middle gates
Approx' 1950. Rectory place
Approx' Mid to late 1950s ..
Approx' 1980... Woolwich new road
The Tramshed in Woolwich new road.
Late 1930s .. Market street Health centre
This is an artist impression of the health centre before it was built in 1938-9. It was designed by the borough engineer and built by council labour ..
Approx' 1950 Rectory place
1920s... Siemens cable works postcard