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Brian Bigwood
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Added: 27 Mar 2018 14:53 GMT   
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Post by Brian Bigwood: Odessa Street, SE16

My mother Doris Bigwood and her family lived in Odessa Street until they were bombed out and moved to Sidcup. My grandfather worked as lighterman in the local docks and was named Walter Edward Bigwood. I believe there were 13 children and their motherâ??s surname was Hunt.
I would love to know if anyone is related or even knew the family. If so, please get in touch.

Sandy Tarrant
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Added: 16 Nov 2017 06:03 GMT   
IP: 60.225.230.107
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Post by Sandy Tarrant: Monier Road, E3

My grandparents, James Isaac and Mary Ann Johnson ran a grocer’s shop at 122 Monier Road, Bow from the early 1900s to about 1935 or so.

Dawn Greene
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Added: 24 Aug 2017 13:08 GMT   
IP: 90.192.14.114
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My dads family lived here in 1911 maybe before still checking that out the name was Emily Gladding lived at 22 Emily Street then she married George Cassilllo y

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Post by LDNnews: Canary Wharf
Ruben Loftus-Cheek: Chelsea and England midfielder out for up to six months
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says injured midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek will be out between four and six months.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48366518

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Brexit supporter MP David T C Davies labelled 'liar' and 'traitor' by fellow Brexit supporter
A Leave-backing MP has been filmed in a heated row with a bystander, who accused him of being "snowflake" and a "traitor" to fellow Brexit supporters.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/mp-david-t-c-davies-filmed-in-heated-row-with-bystander-a4148811.html

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Motorcyclist left in ’life-threatening’ condition after crash in Eltham

Eltham High Street is currently blocked off after an accident involving a motorcyclist and a van.


https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/17656972.motorcyclist-left-in-life-threatening-condition-after-crash-in-eltham/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Elverson Road
’Human remains’ found in Greenwich recycling plant linked to Crayford dentist

"Human remains" discovered at a Greenwich recycling centre have been linked to an abandoned dentist’s surgery in Crayford, New Shopper can reveal.


https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/17656298.human-bones-found-in-greenwich-linked-with-crayford-dentist-surgery/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Stepney Green
Urgent clean-up of toxins needed near Grenfell Tower, MPs say
A clean-up operation for toxic substances found near the Grenfell Tower site must be carried out urgently, a committee of MPs urged today.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/urgent-cleanup-of-toxins-needed-near-grenfell-tower-mps-say-a4148431.html

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Post by LDNnews: Canada Water
Motorcyclist left in ’life-threatening’ condition after crash in Eltham

Eltham High Street is currently blocked off after an accident involving a motorcyclist and a van.


https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/17656972.motorcyclist-left-in-life-threatening-condition-after-crash-in-eltham/?ref=rss

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Charlton owner Roland Duchatelet could get fresh takeover offer after Play-Off Final against Sunderland
Charlton have people waiting in the wings to make a fresh takeover move for the club after the League One Play-Off Final on Sunday.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/charlton-owner-roland-duchatelet-could-get-fresh-takeover-offer-after-playoff-final-against-a4148686.html

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Post by LDNnews: Bow Road
Liverpool defender Joel Matip pleased to have proved worth after injury return as Champions League Final looms
Joel Matip has expressed delight over his emergence as a key man in the Liverpool defence during the second half of the season, joking: "It’s not the worst feeling".

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/liverpool/liverpool-defender-joel-matip-pleased-to-have-proved-worth-after-injury-return-as-champions-league-a4148871.html

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Post by LDNnews: Greenwich
Flag raised in support of Charlton Athletic ahead of play-offs
A flag has been raised above Greenwich Town Hall to show support to Charlton Athletic before they travel to Wembley.

https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/17655940.flag-raised-in-support-of-charlton-athletic-ahead-of-play-offs/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Island Gardens
’It never gets any easier’ - Family of Lee Rigby speak out on anniversary of his murder
The family of Lee Rigby has said that ’the more time passes, the more they miss him’ on the sixth anniversary of his death.

https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/17656633.it-never-gets-any-easier-family-of-lee-rigby-speak-out-on-anniversary-of-his-murder/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Crossharbour
APPROVED: Plans signed off for homes that could bring empty Charlton pub back to life
Developers have been given the greenlight to concrete over a pub garden in Charlton, despite concerns from neighbours in overlooking properties.

https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/17656767.plans-signed-off-for-homes-that-could-bring-empty-charlton-pub-back-to-life/?ref=rss

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Added: 22 May 2019 13:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: South Quay
Kidbrooke primary school latest academy to come under fire for cuts to staff
A primary school in Greenwich is the latest to come under criticism from anti-academy campaigners as details emerge of potential cuts.

https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/17656769.brooklands-primary-school-trust-defends-redundancy-risks/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Deptford Bridge
’Human remains’ found at Greenwich recycling centre

Police have found ’human remains’ at a Greenwich recycling centre.


https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/17655876.human-remains-found-at-greenwich-reuse-and-recycling-centre/?ref=rss

VIEW THE CANARY WHARF AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE CANARY WHARF AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE CANARY WHARF AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE CANARY WHARF AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE CANARY WHARF AREA IN THE 1900s
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Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf is a large business development on the Isle of Dogs, centred on the old West India Docks.

Canary Wharf was the site of cargo warehouses that served the docks based in London E14, taking its name from sea trade with the Canary Islands. The docks were, as recently as 1961, the busiest in the world but fell into declie after containerisation.

The project to revitalise eight square miles of derelict London docks began in 1981 with the establishment of the London Docklands Development Corporation. At first, redevelopment was focused on light industrial schemes and Canary Wharf’s largest occupier was Limehouse Studios, a TV production company.

In 1984, Michael von Clem, head of the investment bank Credit Suisse First Boston, was visiting the Docklands looking for a site for a client’s food processing plant and noticed that there was empty land. Thinking of relocating City of London offices, von Clem contacted his opposite number at Morgan Stanley who said that a large scheme with critical mass would be necessary. It was also agreed that a new Tube line would be required to make the scheme viable.

Canadian developer Olympia and York bought the project idea. Critically, Olympia and York agreed to meet 50% of the proposed cost of an extension to the Jubilee Line. Construction of Canary Wharf began in 1988 with phase one completed in 1992.

The property market collapsed in the early 1990s. Tenant demand evaporated and the Jubilee Line work had not started as Olympia & York collapsed. The scheme went into administration. For a while it seemed that Canary Wharf would be a white elephant, accessible only by the Docklands Light Railway.

In December 1995, an international consortium backed by the former owners of Olympia & York bought the scheme. At this time its working population was around 13 000 and over half the office space was empty. Probably the critical event in the recovery of Canary Wharf was the much-delayed start of work on the Jubilee Line, which the government wanted ready for the Millennium celebrations. From this point, potential tenants began to see Canary Wharf as a alternative to traditional office locations. The remaining phases were completed and new phases were built.

Canary Wharf is now very successful with tenants including major banks and news media firms. Jubilee Place opened as a shopping mall in 2004.

The immediate impact of Canary Wharf was to raise land values in the surrounding area.

Canary Wharf is now connected to central London via the Canary Wharf DLR station, opened in 1991, and the extension of the Jubilee Line to Canary Wharf tube station, opened in 2000. A river boat service from Canary Waterside connects Canary Wharf to the City of London and Greenwich.
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