Rolls of paper being unloaded in Surrey commercial docks; 1953
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 22cm x 22cm

Rolls of paper being unloaded in Surrey commercial docks; 1953

Henry Grant

© Henry Grant Collection/Museum of London

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Rolls of paper being unloaded in Surrey commercial docks.
The Surrey commercial docks were situated in Rotherhithe, South London. In total 9 docks made up the system covereing an area of 372 aches. Although timber and grain were the staple goods at the docks other commodities such as paper, tar and coal were also loaded and unloaded here. The docks closed in 1969 and the area has been redeveloped as housing, now called Surrey Quays.
 

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Date

1953 AD - 1953 AD
 

Image Number

010478
 

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