Anchor Terrace, SE1

Anchor Terrace was built in 1834 with its original inhabitants being senior employees of the nearby Anchor Brewery. The building was later used as the brewery’s offices.

It was discovered that Anchor Terrace stands on the site of the original Globe Theatre after part of the foundations were found underneath the car park to its rear. However, as Anchor Terrace itself is a grade II listed building, there may never be a full excavation of the site.

It originally comprised eight residences. Among the original residents were the brewer John Hoy Waterman and Charles Spurrell (1783–1866), a member of the Spurrell family who, along with his brother, James Spurrell (1776–1840), was employed at the Anchor Brewery.

The building was converted into luxury flats in the late 1990s.

Anchor Terrace overlooks the site of the former brewery and is next to the headquarters of the Financial Times.

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