Category: Woolwich

Woolwich Ferry

The Woolwich Ferry is a free vehicle and pedestrian ferry across the River Thames.

Ha Ha Road, SE18

Ha Ha Road in Greenwich is no laughing matter.

Thames Barrier

The Thames Barrier is the world’s second-largest movable flood barrier (after the Oosterscheldekering in the Netherlands).

Powis Street, SE18

Powis Street was laid out in the late 18th century and was named after the Powis brothers, who developed most of the land in this part of the town.

Beresford Square, SE18

Beresford Square was formed in the early 19th century and was named after the Anglo-Irish general William Beresford, Master-General of the Ordnance and Governor of the Royal Military Academy. Beresford Square was not a laid-out square but the result of a series of clearances. Therefore, some of the buildings are older than the square. In …

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