Walk: Millennium Dome (The O2) to Greenwich (pt 2)
Second park of our walk along the Thames Path ito Greenwich
(Photos © urban75, Saturday 28th June 2008)
Danger deep water.
Old sleepers and blue sky and plane trails.
I loved this cheery graffiti on a half demolished building.
Walking past industrial works.
Greenwich coming up around the bend.
Two cranes having a chat.
The factory of Syral, who are apparently 'one of the top leading European companies in the starch and starch-based sweeteners sector.'
Enderby House, formerly owned by South Sea whaling pioneers the Enderby family, who lived here from 1834.
Enderby Wharf ferry steps which gave access to the river for row boat and ferry men who used to transport crew members to the cable ships anchored offshore.
Old row boat.
Heading into East Greenwich.
Another major housing redevelopment underway.
The smart looking Pelton Arms on Banning Street. The 'For Sale' sign looks a little ominous considering the depressing rate in which pubs are closing in London.
Cutty Sark public house, which dates back to around 1795.
Dating back to 1613, Trinity Hospital was founded as almshouses by Henry Howard, Earl of Northampton and is the oldest surviving building in Greenwich town centre.
The hospital was rebuilt in 1812 in its present Gothic style, and is still in use.
Clock tower view.
Entrance and gardens.
Trinity Hospital and old power station chimneys.
The Yacht pubs which claims to be the, '1st pub in the west, Longtitude 00º 00º 00º'.
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