Port of London
The Port of London lies along the banks of the River Thames from London, England to the North Sea. Once the largest port in the world, it is currently the United Kingdom's second largest port, after G...
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Silvertown Quays
0°01′55″E / 51.502222°N 0.031944°E / 51.502222; 0.031944Silvertown Quays is a redevelopment scheme of 50 acres (20 ha) of former London docklands warehousing in the East ...
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Whitechapel Bell Foundry
The Whitechapel Bell Foundry is a bell foundry in Whitechapel in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, and is the oldest manufacturing company in Great Britain. The foundry's main business is the bellf...
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John Bell (publisher)
John Bell (1745–1831) was an English publisher.
His 109-volume, literature-for-the-masses Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to Churchill, which rivalled Samuel Johnson's Lives of the Mo...
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Wandsworth and District Gas Company
The Wandsworth and District Gas Company was a maker and distributor of coal gas in south-west London from 1834 until 1949.
The Wandsworth gasworks was built in 1834 on the Surrey bank of the River...
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Mudie's Select Library
Charles Edward Mudie (Chelsea, 18 October 1818 – 28 October 1890), English publisher and founder of Mudie's Lending Library and Mudie's Subscription Library, was the son of a second-hand bookseller an...
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Thomas Hookham
Thomas Hookham (ca.1739-1819) was a bookseller and publisher in London in the 18th-19th centuries. He issued works by Charlotte de Bournon, John Hassell, Pierre-Jean-Baptiste Nougaret, Anne Radcliffe,...
London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company
The London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company began in 1854 as the London Stereoscope Company (LSC), from 1856 was known as the London Stereoscopic Company, and from May 1859 as the London Stereosc...
Odessa Wharf
Odessa Wharf is an early 19th Century warehouse located on the south bank of the River Thames at Rotherhithe, London. The warehouse has been converted into apartments and townhouses some of which are ...
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Grays
0°19′29″E / 51.4724°N 0.3247°E / 51.4724; 0.3247Grays (or Grays Thurrock) is the largest town in the borough and unitary authority of Thurrock in Essex and one of the Thurrock...
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Golden Mile (Brentford)
The Golden Mile is the name given to a stretch of the Great West Road north of Brentford running west from the western boundary of Chiswick in London, United Kingdom.It was so called due to the concen...
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Exchange Alley
Exchange Alley or Change Alley is a narrow alleyway connecting shops and coffeehouses in an old neighbourhood of the City of London. It served as a convenient shortcut from the Royal Exchange on Cornh...
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London Docks
The London Docks were one of several sets of docks in the historic Port of London. They were constructed in Wapping downstream from the City of London between 1799 and 1815, at a cost exceeding £5½ mi...
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Brimsdown Industrial Estate
Brimsdown Industrial Estate is located to the east of the residential part of Brimsdown in the London Borough of Enfield. The estate, which lies in the Lea Valley, is bordered to the west by the West ...
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Park Royal
0°16′17″W / 51.529088°N 0.271267°W / 51.529088; -0.271267Park Royal is an area in northwest London, UK. It is home to the largest business park in London, occupying about 500 ...
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Minimax Limited
Minimax Limited was a British manufacturer of fire extinguishers founded in England in 1903. Their unique conical fire extinguisher was known as 'The Minimax'. The company was purchased by The Pyrene ...
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Maudslay, Sons and Field
Maudslay, Sons and Field was an engineering company based in Lambeth, London.
The company was founded by Henry Maudslay as Henry Maudslay and Company in 1798 and was later reorganised into Maudsla...
Gestetner
The Gestetner, named after its inventor David Gestetner, is a type of duplicating machine, its brand name and the associated company.
David Gestetner, born in Csorna, Hungary, moved to London, Eng...
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Tenterground
A tenterground or tenter ground was an area used for drying newly manufactured cloth after fulling. The wet cloth was hooked onto frames called tenters and stretched taut so that the cloth would dry f...
Life and Labour of the People in London
Life and Labour of the People in London was a multi-volume book by Charles Booth which provided a survey of the lives and occupations of the working classes of late nineteenth century London. The firs...
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