Re: London Bridge skyscraper

Join in these discussions today! Log in or register.
Monday 27 November 2000 9.13am
What is that amazing mad old building on Southwark Bridge Road with the hand-painted sign in Russian, Hotel Druzhba?
Thursday 30 November 2000 8.35pm
It's a listed building. The sign is left over from a film set. It was an industrial building belonging to Wilcox Manufacturing built about 1880. Jackie Power
Nik Hole
Friday 1 December 2000 11.43am
I work in the building it is ajoined to on O'Meara Street. Someone told me that the sign and Russian styling was done for the purposes of a film and never taken down again because the building is not currently in use (it is about to be gradually made usable again I think). If I see the landlord amd ask him, I will add more details. Nik
Friday 24 November 2000 1.15pm
Referring to poor 70's films as a way of arguing against something is a bit pathetic. This is what you need to improve Southwark and the surrounding areas, it will have a far greater positive impact than the Tate Modern which hasn't really increased expenditure in the area. This will create a whole new infrastructure and stop people putting down "south of the river". Get real and get out of your ivory towers !

To post a message, please log in or register..

Keep up with SE1 news

We have three email newsletters for you to choose from: