Thursday, August 25, 2005

Quaggy River pipes

Another disappearing river, although still to be seen at the surface in Lee and Kidbrook, The Quaggy, is revealed by pipes in Mottingham and this one, on the Lee High Road, in Lewisham.

Monday, August 22, 2005

Ham & Baker

this pipe (left) was found on the forecourt of the BP garage (right) in Mottingham.

the base in more detail, below, with Highcombe Close in the background:

A close up of the crown of the pipe:

Other pipes like this are situated just off Albany Road on Bagshot Street in Burgess Park area; on Albnany Road; on Camberwell New Road, near Kennington Park; etc.

Sunday, August 21, 2005

Fred - King among Stinkpipes

Finally - we have photographed a stink-pipe that is sited North of the River Thames. This is in Leyton, only discovered because we were diverted from our normal route by Thames Water ring main work by Victoria Park.

This plate was on the front:

We also found an identical Fred Bird in Woolwich

Friday, August 19, 2005

Tower Bridge Road

Tower Bridge Road stink pipe:

This Stink-pipe is on Tower Bridge Road - you can see it (above), stuck on a traffic island, between a public loo and a row of shops.