Windsock Close, SE16

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Surrey Quays



Surrey Quays is a name given to a largely residential area of Rotherhithe in south-east London, occupied until 1970 by the Surrey Commercial Docks. The precise boundaries of the area are somewhat amorphous, but it is generally reckoned to comprise the southern half of the Rotherhithe peninsula from Canada Water to South Dock; electorally, Surrey Docks is the eastern half of the peninsula.

After the closure of the docks, the area remained derelict for over a decade, with much of the warehousing demolished and over 90% of the docks filled in. The only surviving areas of open water were Greenland Dock, South Dock, remnants of Canada Dock (renamed Canada Water) and Norway Dock, and a basin renamed Surrey Water. In 1981, the Conservative government of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher established the London Docklands Development Corporation to redevelop the former dockyard areas of east London, including the Surrey Docks.

A massive building programme took place in the area during the late 1980s and early 1990s with 5,500 new homes being built, ranging from individual detached housing to large apartment complexes. South Dock was converted into a marina - now the largest in London - and a watersports centre was constructed on Greenland Dock. The northern part of Canada Water and the infilled Russia Dock became wildlife reserves. Leisure facilities and a number of light industrial plants were also built, notably a new printing works for Associated Newspapers, the publisher of the London Evening Standard and the Daily Mail. A further phase of development at Canada Water is scheduled to begin around 2005.

The Surrey Quays area acquired its current name in 1989 when the Surrey Quays Shopping Centre was built on the infilled southern part of Canada Water and the nearby London Underground station was renamed. The de facto renaming of the area was controversial at the time and was unpopular with many of the local community, who felt that their heritage was being erased. Although "Surrey Docks" is still the official name of the area, in practice the name "Surrey Quays" - preferred by estate agents - is more often used.

The nearest London Underground stations are the eponymous Surrey Quays (previously Surrey Docks) on the East London Line and Canada Water on the Jubilee Line. In addition, the area has a direct river link to Westminster and the City of London via the high-speed Thames Clippers catamaran service.

Links and references


LDDC Completion Booklet - Surrey Docks

Rotherhithe, Surrey Docks, Surrey Quays, London SE16





LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albion Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Cavendish School:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Clyde Early Childhood Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Clyde Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
Deptford Park Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Grinling Gibbons Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Kings Kids Christian School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Pepys Park:   
Redriff Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Sayes Court Park:   
Southwark Park:   
Southwark Park Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Stave Hill Ecological Park:   


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A200, SE16 · Abbeyfield Road, SE16 · Abbotshade Road, SE16 · Abinger Grove, SE8 · Admiral Place, SE16 · Albion Street, SE16 · Alpine Road, SE16 · Alverton Street, SE8 · Ann Moss Way, SE16 · Archer Square, SE14 · Arklow Road, SE14 · Aspinden Road, SE16 · Banyard Road, SE16 · Barfleur Lane, SE8 · Barnes Terrace, SE8 · Bawtree Road, SE14 · Benwick Close, SE16 · Bergen Square, SE16 · Birkdale Close, SE16 · Blackhorse Road, SE8 · Boat Lifter Way, SE16 · Bonding Yard Walk, SE16 · Bowditch, SE8 · Brewhouse Walk, SE16 · Brunswick Quay, SE16 · Bryan Road, SE16 · Buckters Rents, SE16 · Bush Road, SE8 · Byfield Close, SE16 · Bywater Place, SE16 · Calypso Way, SE16 · Canary Riverside, E14 · Canary Wharf Pier, SE16 · Cannon Wharf, SE8 · Canute Gardens, SE16 · Capstan Road, SE8 · Capstan Way, SE16 · Carteret Way, SE8 · Childers Street, SE14 · Childers Street, SE8 · Chipley Street, SE14 · Chubworthy Street, SE14 · City Business Centre, SE16 · Clack Street, SE16 · Clayton Drive, SE8 · Clemen, SE16 · Clyde Street, SE8 · Commercial Pier Wharf, E14 · Concorde Way, SE16 · Cope Street, SE16 · Corbetts Lane, SE16 · Corbetts Passage, SE16 · Cottesbrook Street, SE14 · Culling Road, SE16 · Cunard Walk, SE16 · Czar Street, SE8 · Dacca Street, SE8 · Daubeney Tower, SE8 · Deal Porters Way, SE16 · Deptford Strand SE8, SE8 · Deptford Wharf, SE8 · Desmond Street, SE14 · Diana Close, SE8 · Dorking Close, SE8 · Downtown Road, SE16 · Dragoon Road, SE8 · Drummond Road, SE16 · Dryfield Walk, SE8 · Dunnage Crescent, SE16 · Durand’s Wharf, E14 · Durand’s Wharf, SE16 · Edward Place, SE8 · Edward Street, SE8 · Elgar Street, SE16 · Etta Street, SE8 · Eugenia Road, SE16 · Evelyn Street, SE8 · Fenner Close, SE16 · Filigree Court, SE16 · Finland Street, SE16 · Fir Trees Close, SE16 · Foreshore, SE8 · Foundry Close, SE16 · Frankland Close, SE16 · George Beard Road, SE8 · Globe Pond Road, SE16 · Golden Hind Place, SE8 · Goldsworthy Gardens, SE16 · Gomm Road, SE16 · Gosterwood Street, SE8 · Greenland Passage, SE16 · Greenland Quay, SE16 · Grinling Place, SE8 · Grinstead Road, SE8 · Grove Medical Centre, SE8 · Grove Street, SE8 · Guilliver Street, SE16 · Hamilton Street, SE8 · Hawkstone Road, SE16 · Helsinki Square, SE16 · Heron Place, SE16 · Hicks Street, SE8 · Holyoake Court, SE16 · Horns Stairs, SE16 · Hothfield Place, SE16 · Howland Way, SE16 · Inwen Court, SE8 · Island Road, SE16 · Jodane Street, SE8 · Kempthorne Road, SE8 · Kerry Path, SE14 · Knoyle Street, SE14 · Lady Dock Path, SE16 · Lady Dock Walk, SE16 · Lanyard House, SE8 · Lavender Road, SE16 · Leather Road, SE16 · Leeway, SE8 · Liardet Street, SE14 · Lighter Close, SE16 · Limekiln Dock bridge, E14 · Longshore, SE8 · Lovell Place, SE16 · Lower Road, SE16 · Luxford Street, SE16 · Marden Square, SE16 · Marine Wharf, SE16 · Mayflower Close, SE16 · Millard Road, SE8 · Millender Walk, SE16 · Milton Court Road, SE14 · Milton Court Road, SE8 · Moodkee Street, SE16 · Mossington Gardens, SE16 · Napier Avenue, SE8 · Napier Close, SE8 · Nelldale Road, SE16 · Neptune Street, SE16 · Nynehead Street, SE14 · Odessa Street, SE16 · Oldfield Grove, SE16 · Oldfield Grove, SE8 · Onega Gate, SE16 · Orange Place, SE16 · Oxestalls Road, SE8 · Pageant Crescent, SE16 · Pageant Stairs, SE16 · Park Approach, SE16 · Parkside Estate, SE8 · Patina Walk, SE16 · Payne Street, SE8 · Pedworth Gardens, SE16 · Pilot Close, SE8 · Plough Way, SE16 · Plover Way, SE16 · Prince Street, SE8 · Princes Court, E1W · Quebec Way, SE16 · Rainbow Quay, SE16 · Rainsborough Avenue, SE8 · Raymouth Road, SE16 · Reculver Road, SE16 · Redriff Road, SE16 · Redwood Close, SE16 · Renforth Street, SE16 · Reveley Square, SE16 · Risdon Street, SE16 · Roberts Close, SE16 · Rolt Street, SE8 · Rope Street, SE16 · Ropemaker Road, SE16 · Rossett Road, SE16 · Rotherhithe Old Road, SE16 · Royal Close, SE8 · Russell Place, SE16 · Russia Dock Road, SE16 · Saint Olav’s Square, SE16 · Sandpiper Close, SE16 · Sanford Street, SE14 · Sapphire Road, SE8 · Sayes Court Street, SE8 · Silwood Street, SE16 · Sketchley Gardens, SE16 · Slippers Place, SE16 · Somerfield Street, SE16 · Somerfield Street, SE8 · Somerford Way, SE16 · South Sea Street, SE16 · St Georges Square, SE8 · St Olaves Court, SE16 · St Olavs Square, SE16 · Stalham Street, SE16 · Staples Close, SE16 · Staunton Street, SE8 · Stave Hill, SE16 · Stave Yard Road, SE16 · Steers Way, SE16 · Strafford House, SE8 · Surrey Quay Shopping Centre, SE16 · Surrey Quays Retail Park, SE16 · Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, SE16 · Tavern Quay Sweden Gate, SE16 · Tawny Way, SE16 · Taylor Close, SE8 · Teredo Street, SE16 · The Old Fire Station, SE16 · Timbrell Place, SE16 · Trident Street, SE16 · Trundleys Road, SE14 · Vansittart Street, SE14 · Vaughan Street, SE16 · Victory Way, SE16 · Waterman’s Way, SE16 · Whitcher Close, SE14 · Windlass Place, SE16 · Windlass Place, SE8 · Windsock Close, SE16 · Woodcroft Mews, SE8 · Woodpecker Road, SE14 · Wotton Road, SE8 · Yeoman Street, SE8 ·
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Central London, south east (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, south east.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

Cary's New And Accurate Plan of London and Westminster (1818) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cary's map provides a detailed view of London. With print date of 1 January 1818, Cary's map has 27 panels arranged in 3 rows of 9 panels, each measuring approximately 6 1/2 by 10 5/8 inches. The complete map measures 32 1/8 by 59 1/2 inches. Digitising this map has involved aligning the panels into one contiguous map.
John Cary

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
Chapman and Hall, London

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1836) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Insets: A view of the Tower from London Bridge -- A view of London from Copenhagen Fields. Includes views of facades of 25 structures "A comparison of the principal buildings of London."
Chapman and Hall, London

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
London Transport

The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
London Transport

Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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