This is a part of the
North bank of the river Thames just to the west of the Tower of
London. It is dominated by the head offices of Tate and Lyle and E D
& F Mann.
The river bank is
accessible to tourists and others.
The pictures here are
from the roof of the Tate and Lyle/E D & F Mann Offices and from
the bank of the river at low tide on the 26th September 1998
Tower bridge from the
The entrance to the
Tower of London from the roof
Butler's Quay on the
south bank and the fore parts of HMS Belfast, again from the
The back end of HMS
Belfast from the roof. Bye the bye, if you skipped the previous
pages, HMS Belfast is the sole remaining Cruiser from WWII, now at
permanent moorings in the river as a tourist money box (Quite an
interesting visit if you are an ex-seaman like me)
Looking West - ie,
upstream - methinks London Bridge
stage for the river buses (Tourist things mainly)
All Hallows by the
Tower Steeple. An interesting very old Church and well worth popping
into if in the area.
Minster Court - a
very big development within the City by the Prudential Assurance
Company. Quite striking lines, one of the few 'modern' buildings I
admit to actually liking. Locally often referred to as Muster Towers
owing to it's medieval style for sharp pointed bits.
A long shot from the
roof to the Monument.
The tracks in the
foreground, for anyone interested are the run ways for the building
window cleaning gear.
The Monument is a
tower erected as, strangely, a monument to the great fire of London
in the 17 century.
Over the top of a
soon to be gone excuse for a shopping mall and Trinity square to the
Port of London Authority Offices. Very detailed and full of
From the riverbank to
Tower Bridge, landing stage in foreground.
HMS Belfast from the
the first page