Wellington Gardens, SE7

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Wellington Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SE7 postal area.

The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.



Despite its argentine name, Silvertown is where Mr Tate and Mr Lyle (who never got on) have a sugar factory.

In 1852 S.W. Silver and Co moved to the area from Greenwich and established a rubber works, originally to make waterproof clothing. This subsequently developed into the works of the India Rubber, Gutta Percha and Telegraph Cable Company, which constructed and laid many submarine cables. By the 1860s a number of manure and chemical works and petroleum storage depots had been set up.

Sugar refiners in the area were joined in by Henry Tate in 1877 and Abram Lyle in 1881, whose companies merged in 1921 to form Tate & Lyle. Prior to the merger, which occurred after they had died, the two men were bitter business rivals, although they had never met in person. Tate & Lyle still have two large refineries in the area.

On 19 January 1917 parts of Silvertown were devastated by a massive TNT explosion at the Brunner-Mond munitions factory, in what is known as the Silvertown explosion. Seventy-three people died and hundreds were injured in one of the largest explosions ever experienced in the British Isles.

In the early twentieth century the area suffered greatly from road congestion due to being located between the Thames and the Royal Docks, then the largest and one of the busiest dock groups in the world. The area was cut off for much of the time by lifting bridges over dock entrances, and by level crossings which were closed for up to three quarters of each hour by train movements. This led in the early 1930s to the construction of the elevated Silvertown Way, one of the earliest urban flyovers.

On the first night of The Blitz, Tate and Lyle's sugar refinery, John Knight's Primrose Soapworks, and the Silvertown Rubber Works were all badly damaged by bombing.

Silver's was eventually taken over by the British Tyre and Rubber Co, later known as BTR Industries. The site closed in the 1960s and is now the Thameside Industrial Estate.[7]
Another major local employer was the Loders and Nucoline plant at Cairn Mills, a traditional port oleo industry and formerly part of Unilever. This originally milled seeds but later concentrated on production of fats from palm kernel oil.

Beckton District Park:   
Calverton Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Charlton:   'Charlton next Woolwich' was an ancient parish in the county of Kent, which became part of the metropolitan area of London in 1855. It is home to Charlton Athletic F.C. and the location of Charlton House.
Charlton Manor Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Charlton Park:   
Cherry Orchard Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Edith Kerrison Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 4.
Fossdene Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
John F Kennedy Special School:   Academy special converter which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 19.
King George V Park:   
Our Lady of Grace Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Rosetta Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Saint Mary Magdalene Church of England All Through School:   Voluntary aided school (All through) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 18. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Scott Wilkie Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Sherington Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Sherington Primary School and Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Silvertown:   Despite its argentine name, Silvertown is where Mr Tate and Mr Lyle (who never got on) have a sugar factory.
St Joachim’s RC Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Thames Barrier:   The Thames Barrier is the world’s second-largest movable flood barrier (after the Oosterscheldekering in the Netherlands).

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