Pier Road, Erith, c. 1930

Pier Road, Erith, c. 1930



In 1966 Deputy Mayor, Councellor Mrs M Barron, ceremoniously smashed the window of Hedley Mitchell's store to mark the commencement of the demolition of Erith Town Centre to make way for redevelopment.

As a consequence, all the existing Victorian buildings were lost.

Looking up Pier Road from the junction with the High Street. Mitchell's Department Store is on the corner.


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