Tracing photo history: 221 Westminster Bridge Road

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Sunday 9 September 2007 6.02pm
I wonder if anyone can help. I have recently bought an old photo of a wedding taken around 1920. The venue, as shown on the frame is 221 Westminster Bridge Road, London. Does any one know if this venue still exists as I would love to trace some history of this photo
Sunday 9 September 2007 7.59pm
I think you'll find that it is the photographer, edward sharp, who was based at 221 WBR.

edward sharp
Sunday 9 September 2007 8.04pm

it's not this photo is it?
Sunday 9 September 2007 8.14pm
221 Westminster Bridge Road seems to have been on the south side of the street between Westminster Bridge and the railway line - in other words somewhere near where the County Hall roundabout is now.

The buildings were still standing when the South Bank volume of the Survey of London was published to coincide with the Festival of Britain.
The present Nos. 217-223 date from the early 19th century
(from: 'Westminster Bridge Road', Survey of London: volume 23: Lambeth: South Bank and Vauxhall (1951), pp. 69-74. URL: ) [link fixed - thanks Lang Rabbie]

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