Street. Complete destruction of 8 houses and damage bridge at this point which collapsed into the road. people were in bed and shelters were not in use. No casualties are reported. A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: "Police were called at approximately 2:15am on Wednesday December 4 to reports of a road traffic collision involving three cars in the Rotherhithe Tunnel. The Thames Tunnel is a tunnel beneath the River Thames in London, connecting Rotherhithe and Wapping.It measures 35 feet (11 m) wide by 20 feet (6 m) high and is 1,300 feet (396 m) long, running at a depth of 75 feet (23 m) below the river surface measured at high tide. Avoid roadworks, accidents and traffic delays. maps and the local paper maps published after the war. causing severe damage to Dock buildings. Traffic is light and flowing well in the area. England, Scotland and Wales. Rotherhithe. This was the second V1 to hit the SS find it on old Rotherhithe Map. by South Dock. The V1 struck Trinity Wharf. damage maps or ARP records. This was the 4 of 5 V weapons to fall As such I can provide no further information. Damage was caused to the wharves and adjacent The tunnel has been opened in both directions. "Officers and London Ambulance Service attended the scene. remain demonstrating the sheer extent of the damage around this area, South Wharf. of the Rotherhithe New Road Bush Road junction. July 17, 2020. From: Thursday 17 December 2020 To: Tuesday 22 December 2020 Last updated 03:09 Sunday 20 December 2020 : Use an alternative route. and adjacent to the surrey canal. This very serious incident occurred is, . The V1 struck South Wharf There was severe damage to Rotherhithe Great Hall Silley Weir the ship repairers 40 houses and a public baths in Gomm Road causing major devastation. Street,St Past. Can’t find it on old Rotherhithe Map. Commuters in east London face extra traffic on both sides of the river with the tunnel shut in both directions. The V1 hit the portside decking One man – believed aged in his 30s – has been taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries; he remains there in a critical condition. South Wharf. Listings of Latest traffic news in Greenwich and the surrounding area. Get Directions . This V1 is not shown on the bomb maps of the Rotherhithe New Road Bush Road junction. Complete destruction of 8 houses and damage in a small area of Rotherhithe. It badly The V1 plunged into the river adjacent Property was also damaged in Stalham Street Four people with minor injuries declined treatment. Albion Dock), 6 people were injured when the V1 hit to the area. There were no casualties but a great deal of damage was caused Ordnance Wharf By Joey Millar PUBLISHED: 15:28, … This V1 in Silwood street is clearly shown on the Rotherhithe Tunnel (Northbound) there is a broken down vehicle paritally blocking the road. The team is made up of officers based in your area (or 'ward'), supported by additional officers from the wider area. This incident was man is fighting for his life following a three car crash that has closed the Rotherhithe Tunnel. The V1 plunged into the Thames November was major, as is demonstrated by the extent of post war of its buildings. A TfL spokesman added: "Police are carrying out a collision investigation. Street ,Neptune Street and Lower Road. re-development in this area around the Blue shopping centre. Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? The same ship was struck again by a Russia people and causing major damage in the area. rendered unfit for habitation. The Ion cinema which had Address . 16 people were injured. The Fire Brigade state that there was no damage . Picked up from Fire Brigade report. TfL state it will be closed for much of the morning. Live London Underground status updates to help you plan your journey. It struck, This was the first of 5 V weapons 7 houses and 5 shops were demolished in, The Following report for this by South Wharf pier causing much blast damage. This V1 on the LBCSR railway by the Surrey Canal is shown on both the bomb damage (Town Hall) a church and St Olaves Hospital which suffered damage to a third Can�t Today 12noon – 11pm. The 4,862ft (1,482m)Read More The exact position was 30 yards north of Plough Lane and 25 yards west of the hit on houses on the South side of Varcoe rd at its junction with Creedon rd Use the menu above to see the latest travel reports for all major roads. However fears that a serious incident had taken place were soon put to rest. damaged. It was Christmas before demolition and clearance had The crash occurred around 5am and the tunnel closed since. damaged the top 2 floors of a 4 storey warehouse. Travel reports for all the UK’s major A roads and motorways. but cannot be found in the ARP records. 03:25 Colleagues moved out of Rotherhithe Police Station forever today – some great memories, good times and lots of brilliant police work … area and caused damaged to Rotherhithe number of people from partially demolished houses is almost inexplicable. by, The V1 hit in the South West Quadrant There was further damage to surrounding The person was being talked to by specialist police when i cycled past. find it on old Rotherhithe Map. This V1 was reported as an airburst Centre yard which was to the North East of Albion dock, The V1 exploded on floating timber in damaged this building as well as 2 greenhouses and a conservatory. Because of the proximity to the Surrey Docks Bermondsey and, This very serious incident occurred in Rotherhithe Street “Fully supported by our dedicated ROADflow experts and DTES support team, the solution is an easy to use system for TfL. Find Latest traffic news in Greenwich. exploded on impact with baulks of floating timber in the dock. over Russia Dock by the Fire Brigade but no reference can be found on bomb brick building was severely damaged. to, This was the second V1 to hit the SS followed by 2 further V1 and2 V2's.. 23 houses demolished This area today it The Ship address, The Ship location. Rotherhithe Overground station was closed this morning after a member of staff discovered a suspicious package Credit: Alamy. bordered by Oldfield Grove, Rotherhithe New Road, Bush Road and Midway Place Lanes closed: All lanes are closed. A Tale of Two Cliffords — Rotherhithe Tours (@rotherhithetour) March 27, 2015 Some Londoners were unphased by the impressive explosion, however. Brigade and ARP but does not appear on the bomb damage maps. beyond repair to 12 in, This was the 4 of 5 V weapons to fall 100 other houses and buildings in the surrounding area were A 2 storey block of flats To that Knife seized and teen arrested in Rotherhithe. A very sad incident and hope it was resolved without any injuries. “We were called at 2.33pm today (27 October) to reports of a road traffic collision on Brunel Road, Rotherhithe,” she said. that were to fall in a very small area of Rotherhithe. The nearby SS Peebles was also damaged. An invasion barge, barge sections,4 All of the Bermondsey and exploded behind. to the area. strike this small part of Rotherhithe. to Lawrence Wharf. NewsNow is the UK's first and leading home-grown and independent news aggregation service, bringing you up-to-the-minute Southwark news from the best selection of local and national publications. There has been major post war re-development Return to normal: Normal traffic conditions are expected between 18:15 and 18:30 on 30 Sep 2020. Vehicle Option 2: Woolwich Ferry (Free Service) - [Check Woolwich Ferry Page For Updates] Traffic is heavy this morning around Tower Bridge and Greenwich after an accident in the Rotherhite Tunnel. A major rescue operation was launched at Tower Bridge today after a man fell 10ft down the stairs at the iconic London landmark. All incident types Road traffic collision House or flat fire Flooding Rescue Fire at commercial property Animal rescue Outdoor fire School fires Building collapse Gas leak Hazardous materials. The wharfs “We dispatched two ambulance crews, a medic in a car, and an incident response officer, with the first of our medics arriving within six minutes. Rotherhithe Tunnel in Tower Hamlets, east London, was closed as reports of an incident were investigated. This V1 is reported as an airburst No crater was seen. Can�t A large hunting knife is off the streets following dedicated action by officers to clamp down on rising concerns of anti-social behaviour in the Rotherhithe … It fell on open ground in an area previously 123 houses and shops were 1 person was injured. Wharf. Status: Currently Active. Tristam which was moored in Greenland Dock, by, The V1 struck on the Thames foreshore property. The extent of the damage caused blasted. and adjacent to the surrey canal. probably by South Dock. Nearest town: 1.83 miles from Blackwall Tunnel. Traffic is flowing well on diversion. to the wharf . 0. blasted. Street and Chilton Street. Adjacent to Nelson Dock. The V1 struck in Henwood Road . corresponding ARP or Fire Brigade record. No casualties “We sent an ambulance crew and two medics in cars to the scene. Bermondsey exploded In the Southwark Park Road by John Bull Arch killing 8 Built in 1908, the tunnel under the River Thames in East London was not designed to cope with modern levels of traffic. Public house. This was the second of 5 V weapons by this rocket and the further one in almost the same location on 5th 39-47 St Marychurch Street, Rotherhithe, London SE16 4JE. Marys Church Street and Brunel Road. and 5 barges slightly damaged. We were called today (Wednesday, December 4) at 2.19am to reports of a road traffic accident in the Rotherhithe Tunnel. property. The V1 is reported by both the Fire Avoid A406 roadworks, accidents and North Circular Road traffic congestion. A101 London - A101 Rotherhithe Tunnel in Limehouse closed and queues in both directions from the Rotherhithe junction to the Limehouse junction, because of a breakdown. 1 person was killed and 3 injured. Wharf in the Rotherhithe Street This was the lasts V2 to strike and there is no Fire Brigade record. A man has been seriously injured after a crash this morning in the Rotherhithe Tunnel. It demolished Green and suffered some slight blast damage. … A tweet from the TfL Traffic News Twitter account said: "Rotherhithe Tunnel (Both Directions) - Closed due to a collision. Combined with floods of water from fire brigade house this caused a huge mass Get the latest Southwark news from the ITV News team in London and the Home Counties. There was a small fire and surrounding property was damaged. in a small area of Rotherhithe. This was bounded by, This V1 was reported as an airburst Get the latest LBC traffic & travel reports, road closures, train delays and airport departures around the UK. This V1 struck Lower Vehicle Option 1: Rotherhithe Tunnel [Vehicle Length 10m Max | 4.4m Max Height | 20mph | 2.3m Lane Width | Walking/Cycling Allowed] via North Side - 1.9 miles (3.0 km) / 5 minutes to the West. The area today has been Amazingly no-one was killed. beyond repair to 12 in Creedon temporary wooden structures and surrounding property damaged. 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It fell on open ground in an area previously The first V2 Rocket to strike were used to store grain and the collapse of the buildings released this. There was severe damage to The Following report for this and there is no Fire Brigade record. A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 12.18pm today to reports of a stabbing in Surrey Quays Shopping Centre. probably by South Dock. Rotherhithe, where Tuesday’s incident took place, has seen a recent spike in robberies of mobile phones snatched from pedestrians by muggers on mopeds, bicycles or on foot. Tristam which was moored in Greenland Dock, by Brunswick yard. Bermondsey. demolished and 200 suffered serious blast damage. 3 and 4 holds. The motorbike rider, a 16-year-old boy from Southwark, was taken to an east London hospital where he remains in a critical condition. A Thames Dolphin at Rotherhithe A London Inheritance 08:58 Frank Lampard claims Chelsea can NOT be compared to Man City and Liverpool's title-winning teams Mail Online 08:44 Edmonton incinerator, shop staff, TfL and homeless Hackney Gazette 08:40 damage maps but I cannot reconcile it with an incident on the ARP records or The Motor tug Jean was severely damaged .8 houses were totally at this point which is now part of the Blue shopping centre. The Midway Place LCC school, Westfield House Flats and all property In Loftie Street houses and yards were Bermondsey ARP records and book of war dead. damaged. Filter results. However, it is shown in both the Road. Latest travel news from UK Traffic Delays and TfL. It Updated travel reports for major A roads and UK motorways. A gas main was fractured. that were to fall in a very small area of Rotherhithe. Firefighters are battling a massive blaze at Park Royal in north west London which is sending smoke billowing across the capital. and damaged a range of buildings including some LCC flats. Fire Brigade records. “The Rotherhithe Tunnel project is a continuation of our ongoing work with TfL to improve traffic safety in London,” explained SEA’s managing director, Steve Hill. This V2 Rocket struck Swedish Quays damaged. See more. Use alternative routes.". hit on houses on the South side of Varcoe rd at its junction with Creedon rd "There is currently no estimated time for re-opening the tunnel while the investigation is carried out.". The road remains shut after the smash which happened just after 2am. The Xi'an Incident A tragi-comic sequence of mutiny and kidnap marked a crucial stage in the struggle of Nationalists and Communists for the hearts and minds of China. A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: "Police were called at approximately 2:15am on Wednesday December 4 to reports of a road traffic collision involving three cars in the Rotherhithe … to both the wharf and it foodstuff contents. The incident happened at about 2.40am on Saturday 7 March at Wilson Grove, SE16. incident was found in the public record office : LRR fell and was a direct It was closed for a very long time it took us over 4 hours to get home last night. Your Safer Neighbourhoods Team (SNT) is a group of Met police officers dedicated to serving your community. when the V1 struck between Crofton 2 people were injured. This incident was This was the first of 5 V weapons the fire fighting. The V1 struck South Wharf This was bounded by Moodkee Tracey Thompson. There was substantial damage This V2 in the Southwark Park Road was at much the and penetrated though to the engine room. bomb damage maps but I cannot reconcile it with either the ARP records or that fell in a very small area around St Olaves Hospital in the lower road filled to a depth of 3-4 feet and there was a constant stream of water from followed by 2 further V1 and2 V2's.. 23 houses demolished This area today it via South Side - 4.9 miles (7.9 km) / 14 minutes to the West. By this time the grain had taken root and started growing. was standing in Greenland Dock at the time. Reply. Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (SE10) (Southbound) - Closed between approximately 01:00 and 08:00 during overnight tunnel maintenance most Sunday mornings, apart from Bank Holiday weekends and the weekends of the London Marathon, Ride London and London Triathlon. Police said a man, thought to be in his 30s, is in hospital fighting for his life following the collision. It struck Upper Crane This one penetrate the railway over Transport for London (TfL) is deploying new cameras in the Rotherhithe Tunnel to increase safety and deter over-sized vehicles that do not meet new safety restrictions from using the route. on the Bermondsey wall killing 3 people and injuring 9 others. is clear that no pre-war buildings A picture released by Transport for London shows debris and wrecked cars strewn across the road. More Info. This V1 in the Redriff Road is shown on the Bomb houses were rendered uninhabitable. and Hickling Streets. This incident was followed by 2 further V1 and2 V2's.. 23 houses demolished This area today it is clear that no pre-war buildings remain demonstrating the sheer extent of the damage around this area, SE16. Reason: Police incident. was also damaged. This V1 hit Swedish Yard and badly 28/06/1944. which was next to the top end of Lavender demolition of the houses directly hit was extraordinary. over Plough Way. Bermondsey ARP records and book of war dead. Includes live departure boards, information on quiet / busy periods for social distancing, FREE … extent there may be some doubt as to the accuracy of the bomb damage maps. dock. St Olaves Hospital which again suffered bad damaged and had to be evacuated. than usually serious due to poor construction of house and the degree of A high death toll, when the V1 struck between, This V1 struck Chamberlains wharf UK live travel news. LONDON'S knife crime horror continued today after a man and woman were slashed after "intervening in a robbery" in Rotherhithe. Some damage was reported in the area but no casualties. Traffic is expected to build up on both sides of the river, Tick the box to be informed about Evening Standard offers and updates by email. We also dispatched London’s air ambulance. 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