Aussie Steve wrote:Just look at what's happening along the river in Bermondsey and around Elephant and all those 6+storey buildings going up in the corridor replacing single story warehouses running south of Tate modern down to Elephant - there's your density! There's even skyscraper's due further up Blackfriars road (or there were - always hard keeping up!) and then other underutilised and unloved buildings further down Blackfriars road waiting for something to happen to them.
hetty wrote:sorry it's taken so long to respond! it was a bakery. it's only a bit dilapidated because the owner hasn't looked after it but it's nothing structural. it's currently occupied with several businesses. it needs refurbishing or renovating - not demolition
the info we have -
"The guess is it is about 1905-10 with various later extensions.
The directories suggest it was built for Maltina Bakeries, and there was
an extension around 1910 which is mentioned in a rag called Concrete and
Constructional Engineering. The
same search revealed that a lady called Violet Gladys Tyler worked there
and kept a diary now in Lewisham Local Archives (A98/9),covering the
years 1937-41. Maltina Bakeries seems to have been reconstructed as a
company in 1920 and finally wound up in 1947."
James Hatts wrote:James, thank you for posting this link.http://newmanbuildingsolutionsblog.com/structural-repair-survey-to-property-at-london-se1/
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