Talbot Brothers, Rotherhithe, c. 1930


Rotherhithe was an overwhelmingly maritime district and its main industry was ship making, repairing and breaking.

This view shows barge renovation at Talbot Brothers premises at 143 Rotherhithe Street.

The jetty in the background was for landing coal for use at the South Metropolitan Gas Works in Brunel Road.

See historic maps of Rotherhithe