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History in SE16

A Concert Hall for SE16

October 13th, 2015|

The problem for Robert Hulse - Director of the Brunel Museum - was that everyone who came to the Engine House wanted to see the tunnel itself. Buried some hundred feet below the museum the [...]

The Annual Hop

September 27th, 2015|

Bermondsey’s past is often told in terms of the Thames-side wharves, where specialised food and spices arrived to fill ‘London’s Larder,’ from Britain's imperial trade. Whilst the riverside was the place of male employment, in [...]

Home Help to the World

September 13th, 2015|

By Seven Islands Leisure Centre is a short road that leads down to the gates of Southwark Park. The road is called Gomm Road and half way down on the wall of a modest terraced [...]

Totally Thames 2015

August 25th, 2015|

Each September, the whole city enjoys a month of Thames-themed celebration. The Totally Thames festival is run by the Thames Festival Trust and is billed as a collaboration between the river-side boroughs, the tourist agency [...]

History of Trade in SE16

July 22nd, 2015|

Claire Godwin has a winning smile. She warmly welcomed me to the Brunel Museum and offered me a welcome cuppa. Claire’s been there since April as Volunteer and Events Manager and says it’s been great to [...]

Four Developments in Rotherhithe

July 3rd, 2015|

The community of Rotherhithe is facing a wide range of developments - small and large - at the present. Some are already underway, some have been given planning permission and are waiting to start and [...]

Save The Clipper

June 18th, 2015|

Please help save this local pub - Tues 23 June 19:00 Do you think we need a partnership between developers and the community? Do you think we need places that give our growing community space [...]

The Thames Path

May 31st, 2015|

Bermondsey and Rotherhithe sit alongside one of the greatest rivers in Europe, the River Thames. And along that river runs one of sixteen National Trails, the Thames Path. Running from the source of the Thames [...]

10 Reasons to spend in SE16 first

May 17th, 2015|

Here at I Live in SE16, we are big fans of all things local – our local parks, charities, venues, churches, schools and businesses – and we think it makes sense for local people to [...]

Mass Observation

May 3rd, 2015|

In an age when the use of Big Data is becoming ever more sophisticated, we are rightly concerned about what big corporations and our big government knows about us. When the information collected is too [...]

Save the Red Derrick

April 1st, 2015|

Rotherhithe in the first half of the twentieth century was a centre of the timber trade. Known for it’s vast stocks of wood from across the Northern hemisphere, the timber ponds and saw mills dominated [...]

Rotherhithe 1825-1843

March 26th, 2015|

Bridge and dockhouse at Surrey Grand Canal entrance to Thames. 1826 George Yates. We are hugely indebted to Andie Byrnes who continues to research, describe and promote the history of Rotherhithe on her [...]