Category Archives: Transport

Changing the Pickup, Coldharbour Lane by A.E.R.Larking

This painting from the Southwark Council Art Collection was painted in 1947

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Seven Railway Bridges in Loughborough Junction

Loughborough Junction has 7 railway bridges and for most of my time in LJ they have existed in a faded, grafitteed and generally grotty state. 7 Bridges describe themselves as an arts led regeneration project focused on improving the appearance … Continue reading

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Trams on Coldharbour Lane

This painting by Ashley Best was used as the cover of John Reed’s London Tramways, published in 1997 by Capital Transport Publishing. Based presumably on a photo. It shows two tram number 34 en-route west along Coldharbour Lane just past … Continue reading

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The 545, a special little hopper

On 13 February 2010, British Gas had to do essential gas main repairs on Coldharbour Lane at the junction of Hinton Road. This blocked the road to the normal buses 35, 45 & 345. They couldn’t detour south up Hinton … Continue reading

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Redwing Coaches

When I first moved to Loughborough Junction, just at the end of the terrace I lived in at that time was the Redwing coach depot. It was located on land where Norfolk House once stood, until destroyed by a bomb … Continue reading

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