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Royal Arsenal Riverside - Woolwich - London - SE18 6FB

The Life Of Frederick Jury

<i>Courtesy of Nicola White, author of Tide Line Art, I publish this edited version of</i> <i>the story behind a name on a luggage tag she discovered in the</i> …


Here is a pre-war postcard view of the Royal Garrison Church of St George before it's destruction by a V-1.

Sign the Petition

As the opening of Crossrail gets closer and closer, and as the regeneration of Woolwich gains momentum, we think it's important to help the area …

The growing public campaign to rezone #Woolwich Arsenal station to Zone 3/4 has made the cover of this week's Mercury

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Residents, community groups, schools and businesses are encouraged to take part.<p>The next stage of the Plumstead Library projects is making …

It went Turner-esque at Woolwich tonight @Royal_Greenwich #TallShips #GreenwichRegatta

Woolwich Ferry Timelapse

The wait is over! We are DELIGHTED to be OPENING on Thurs 30 Oct. Tell all your thirsty pals & hope to see you there.

Creating Tesco's Biggest Development

From The Murky Depths

Woolwich Arsenal, Building 11 built 1739-40 with later alterations. Eminently convertible, but plans to demolish.


In an effort to keep my grey matter from completely stagnating, I’m teaching myself Italian using the Duolingo app. Not only am I learning useful …

The Mysterious Case Of Royal Woolwich Arsenal’s Building 11

UPDATE: Today’s great news (January 29) is that Berkeley Homes has withdrawn its application to demolish Building 11. I don’t have any details but …

Town Hall & Hippodrome, Woolwich. #London

Property area guide to Woolwich: everything you need to know

Follow us on Twitter @HomesProperty, Facebook and Instagram<p>More about:<br>• woolwich<br>• London<br>• 11 miles<p>Reuse content

A Trip To London’s Least-Known Castle

<i>Among the hidden gems of south east London is the little-known Severndroog Castle, on Shooter’s Hill. Run by councils until funds dried up in 1988,</i> …


Sun sets behind Canary Wharf, the Thames Barrier and the O2 #london. Photographed from Woolwich. #photography

Beresford Square in Woolwich, 1915.

Burn Calories with Rowing Sprints

"Sprints prepare you to maintain a faster pace for a longer distance," says Greg Hammond, a trainer for Concept2. Shoot for a 2K time of 7:15. Lock down your form with these tips:<p><b>1. Load Your Legs</b><p>Lean slightly forward and bend your legs, making your shins vertical. Flex your triceps as you reach …

Look up – nine-storey tower planned for Woolwich Road

Would you want to see this on Woolwich Road? Developers want to knock down a derelict office block on Woolwich Road, next to the new Sainsbury’s/M&S …

BBC Two - Great British Railway Journeys, Series 6, Deptford to West Silvertown

Michael Portillo is invited aboard the construction locomotive for Crossrail to travel under the Thames and to meet Mary, on whom the project depends.<p>He travels on the capital's first railway and admires the remarkable brick viaduct on which it was built. He takes a tour underneath its arches with …

excellent rowing technique PLEASE RATE THIS VIDEO

Where To Eat In SE18

The Taproom is all about proper beer and proper pizzas.<p>Here’s a list of my favourite spots to eat/drink/enjoy in SE18 in no particular order.<p>Please …

An Eritrean cafe in Woolwich has beaten Michelin-starred restaurants to be ranked number one in London, according to Tripadvisor. The Blue Nile cafe, on Woolwich New Road, has been transformed by its owner, Shewa Haggos, after being on the brink of

An Eritrean cafe in Woolwich has beaten Michelin-starred restaurants to be ranked number one in London, according to Tripadvisor.<p>The Blue Nile cafe, …

RT @LondonDreamtime: Look at Woolwich in this old postcard! I'm going there for storytelling tomorrow but it now looks pretty different.

Woolwich – Finally Offering A Good Night Out?

I’ve been pretty critical of various things across SE London recently so I thought that it’s about time I wrote a new post rounding up recent …