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My Uncle (James Burgess and his wife Lil) used to live on Neate street, we used to come up from Croydon to visit (50 years ago) and play on the canal bridge that was about six houses along, the canal used to be at the back of his house. Used to feel like we were in a Dickens film Oliver Twist. The bridge is still there but nothing underneath as the canal has long gone and so have the houses that used to be on Neate street.

Image of Footbridge over Grand Surrey canal linking St Georges Way and Neate Street.

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The ARP Report giving details of the damage caused by a V2 Rocket on the 14 February 1945:- This very serious Rocket Attack occurred when the V2 struck Waite Street and the junction of Trafalgar Avenue Following details obtained from Camberwell ARP records : A LRR penetrated a 3 storey houses at the SW angle of Trafalgar Av with Waite Street, forming a crater at ground level about 40 feet across by 10 foot deep. Blast caused the complete demolishing of 12 4 storey ’neo Greek’ type of terrace houses of poor construction erected about 90 years previously. Damage beyond repair to about 25 similar properties adjoining the crater and damage calling for first aid repairs to properties within a s radius of about 200 yards of the crater. Rescue operations were concerned with the release of 10 trapped casualties which were found by dogs. Initial

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Southeastern has said a trespasser on a line at Bromley South station could cause delays.


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Shadwell

Shadwell is a district in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, and located on the north bank of the Thames between Wapping and Ratcliff.

In the 13th century, the area was known as Scadflet and Shatfliet – derived from the Anglo-Saxon fleot, meaning a shallow creek or bay – the land was a low lying marsh, until drained (by order of Act of Parliament, after 1587) by Cornelius Vanderdelf. A spring, issuing from near the south wall of the churchyard was dedicated to St Chad, and filled a nearby well. The origin of the name is therefore confused, being associated with both the earlier use and the later well.

In the 17th century, Thomas Neale became a local landowner, and built a mill and established a waterworks on large ponds, left by the draining of the marsh. The area had been virtually uninhabited and he developed the waterfront, with houses behind as a speculation. Shadwell became a maritime hamlet with roperies, tanneries, breweries, wharves, smiths, and numerous taverns, built around the chapel of St Paul's. Seventy-five sea captains are buried in its churchyard; Captain James Cook had his son baptised there.

By the mid-eighteenth century, Shadwell Spa was established, producing sulphurous waters, in Sun Tavern fields. As well as medicinal purposes, salts were extracted from the waters; and used by local calicoprinters to fix their dyes.

In the 19th century, Shadwell was home to a large community of foreign South Asian lascar seamen, brought over from British India by the East India Company. There were also Anglo-Indians, from intermarriage and cohabitation between lascar seamen and local girls. There were also smaller communities of Chinese and Greek seamen, who also intermarried and cohabited with locals.

The modern area is dominated by the enclosed former dock, Shadwell Basin, whose construction destroyed much of the earlier settlement – by this time degenerated into slums. The basin once formed the eastern entrance to the then London Docks, with a channel leading west to St Katharine Docks. It is actually two dock basins - the south basin was constructed in 1828-32 and the north basin in 1854-8.

Unlike nearby Limehouse Basin, few craft larger than canoes can be seen on Shadwell Basin, which is largely used for fishing and watersports - and as a scenic backdrop to the modern residential developments that line it. The basin, however, is still connected to the Thames and the channel is spanned by a bascule bridge.

The original Shadwell station was one of the oldest on the network, and was built over a spring. First opened by the East London Railway on 10 April 1876, it was first served by the Metropolitan District Railway and Metropolitan Railway on 1 October 1884. It was renamed Shadwell & St. George-in-the-East on 1 July 1900 but reverted to its original name in 1918. In 1983, a new ticket hall was built on Cable Street, replacing the original building in Watney Street.

Shadwell DLR station opened on 31 August 1987 as part of the first tranche of DLR stations. Initially designed for one-car DLR trains, Shadwell's platform underwent extension to two-car operation in 1991. The station underwent further refurbishment in 2009, which extended the platforms to accommodate three-car trains, revamped the station entrance at ground level, and added an emergency exit at the east end of the platforms.

Shadwell station closed on 22 December 2007, reopened on 27 April 2010 for a preview service to New Cross and New Cross Gate, and from 23 May 2010, the latter service extended to West Croydon / Crystal Palace operated within the London Overground network.


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Shadwell:   Shadwell is a district in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, and located on the north bank of the Thames between Wapping and Ratcliff.
Wapping:   Wapping's proximity to the Thames has given the area a strong maritime character, which it retains through its riverside public houses and steps.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A1203, E14 · Agatha Close, E1W · Alley, E1W · Anthony Street, E1 · Ashfield Street, E1 · Assam Street, E1 · Benson Quay, E1W · Bigland Street, E1 · Boulcott Street, E1 · Brewhouse Lane, E1W · Brodlove Lane, E1W · Burwell Close, E1 · Butcher Row, E14 · Butcher Row, E1W · Cable Street, E1 · Cable Street, E1W · Cannon St Road, E1 · Cannon Street Road, E1 · Cavell Street, E1 · Chandler Street, E1W · Chapman Street, E1 · Cinnamon Street, E1W · Clave Street, E1W · Columbus House, E1W · Commercial Road, E1 · Deancross Street, E1 · Dellow Street, E1 · East Cross Centre, E15 · Ford Square, E1 · Garnet Street, E1W · Glamis Place, E1W · Glamis Road, E1W · Glasshouse Fields, E1W · Green Bank, E1W · Greenbank, E1W · Gun Wharf, E3 · Gun Wharf, E9 · Hainton Close, E1 · Hardinge Lane, E1 · Hardinge Street, E1 · Hessel Street, E1 · Hilliards Court, E1W · Jane Street, E1 · Jardine Road, E14 · Jardine Road, E1W · Johnson Street, E1 · King Charles Terrace, E1W · King David Lane, E1 · King Henry Terrace, E1W · King Henry’s Stairs, E1W · Lowood Street, E1 · Lukin Street, E1 · Manningtree Street, E1 · Martha Street, E1 · Metropolitan Wharf, E1W · Milk Yard, E1W · Milward Street, E1 · Montpelier Place, E1 · Monza Street, E1W · Morris Street, E1 · Morton Close, E1 · Mount Terrace, E1 · Nelson Street, E1 · New Crane Place, E1W · New Crane Stairs, E1W · New Crane Wharf, E1W · New Loom House, E1 · New Road, E1 · Newark Street, E1 · Newbold Cottages, E1 · Pace Place, E1 · Peartree Lane, E1W · Pelican Stairs, E1W · Penang Street, E1W · Philpot Street, E1 · Pinchin Johnsons Yard, E1 · Prospect Place, E1W · Prusom Street, E1W · Queen Victoria Terrace, E1W · Railway Arches, E1 · Raine Street, E1W · Rampart Street, E1 · Ratcliffe Cross Street, E1 · Ratcliffe Cross Street, E1W · Raven Row, E1 · Reardon Path, E1W · Redcastle Close, E1 · Richard Street, E1 · Riverside Mansions, E1W · Sage Street, E1 · Schoolhouse Lane, E1W · Shadwell Basin, E1W · Shadwell Pierhead, E1W · Shadwell Place, E1 · Sidney Square, E1 · Sly Street, E1 · Sovereign Close, E1W · Sun Walk, E1W · Sutton Street, E1 · Tarling Street, E1 · Telfords Yard, E1W · The Highway, E1W · Timberland Road, E1 · Trafalgar Court, E1W · Turner Street, E1 · Twine Court, E1 · Varden Street, E1 · Virginia Street, E1W · Walden Street, E1 · Wapping Lane, E1W · Wapping New Stairs, E1W · Wapping Wall, E1W · Watney Market, E1 · Watney Street, E1 · Watts Street, E1W · West Gardens, E1W · Wine Close, E1W ·


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