Woolwich, Greater London
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Woolwich and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Grab A Bargain!

In the 1950s to the 1970s I can remember Woolwich  Market well. It sold fruit, veg and clothes. There were also the market traders who held auctions with everything from tea sets ...Read full memory

A memory of Woolwich by Gaynor Wingham

Woolwich Town Centre

I remember very fondly Woolwich market & town centre in the 60's & 70's. Cuffs department store always seemed so imposing with polished wooden floors, we had to go there to get my ...Read full memory

Woolwich, Powis Street C1965

This shows Powis Street in Woolwich. The large building in the middle of the photo is the RACS Co-op building, it is also the site in the distance of the first McDonalds ...Read full memory

A memory of Woolwich

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