Rotherhithe

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Rotherhithe is a residential district in south-east London, England, and part of the London Borough of Southwark.wikipedia
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Bermondsey

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It borders Bermondsey to the west and Deptford to the south east.
To the west of Bermondsey lies Southwark, to the east Rotherhithe and Deptford, to the south Walworth and Peckham, and to the north is Wapping.

London Docklands

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It is located on a peninsula on the south bank of the Thames, facing Wapping and Limehouse on the north bank, and is a part of the Docklands area.
The Howland Great Dock in Rotherhithe (built in 1696, and later to form the core of the Surrey Commercial Docks) was designed to address these problems, providing a large, secure and sheltered anchorage with room for 120 large vessels.

London Borough of Southwark

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Rotherhithe is a residential district in south-east London, England, and part of the London Borough of Southwark.
London's Norwegian Church and Finnish Church and the Swedish Seamen's Church are all in Rotherhithe.

Greenland Dock

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The largest surviving dock on the south bank, Greenland Dock, is the focal point for the southern part of the district, while there are many preserved wharves along the riverside at the north end of Rotherhithe.
Greenland Dock is the oldest of London's riverside wet docks, located in Rotherhithe in the area of the city now known as Docklands.

Thames Tunnel

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St. Mary's Church is at the centre of the old Rotherhithe village, which contains various historic buildings including the Brunel Engine House at the south end of the Thames Tunnel.
The Thames Tunnel is an underwater tunnel, built beneath the River Thames in London, connecting Rotherhithe and Wapping.

River Thames

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It is located on a peninsula on the south bank of the Thames, facing Wapping and Limehouse on the north bank, and is a part of the Docklands area.
Beyond central London, the river passes Bermondsey, Wapping, Shadwell, Limehouse, Rotherhithe, Millwall, Deptford, Greenwich, Cubitt Town, Blackwall, New Charlton and Silvertown, before flowing through the Thames Barrier, which protects central London from flooding by storm surges.

Brunel Museum

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St. Mary's Church is at the centre of the old Rotherhithe village, which contains various historic buildings including the Brunel Engine House at the south end of the Thames Tunnel.
The Brunel Museum is a museum in the Brunel Engine House, Rotherhithe, London Borough of Southwark.

Fisher F.C.

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Rotherhithe is the home of the football team Fisher F.C., which plays its games at St Pauls Stadium.
Fisher Football Club is a football club based in Rotherhithe, London Borough of Southwark, England.

Max Bygraves

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Max Bygraves frequently played piano there at weekends.
Bygraves was born to Henry and Lillian (née McDonnell) Bygraves (who wed in 1919) in Rotherhithe in London, where he grew up in poverty in a two-room council flat with his five siblings, his parents and a grandparent.

St Mary's Church, Rotherhithe

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St. Mary's Church is at the centre of the old Rotherhithe village, which contains various historic buildings including the Brunel Engine House at the south end of the Thames Tunnel.
St Mary's Church, Rotherhithe, is the local Church of England parish church in Rotherhithe, formerly in Surrey and now part of south east London.

Deptford

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It borders Bermondsey to the west and Deptford to the south east.
Deptford borders the areas of Brockley and Lewisham to the south, New Cross to the west and Rotherhithe to the north west; Deptford Creek divides it from Greenwich to the east, and the River Thames separates the area from the Isle of Dogs to the north east; it is contained within the London SE8 post code area.

Holy Trinity Church, Rotherhithe

Holy Trinity, Rotherhithe
Holy Trinity Church is a Church of England parish church in Rotherhithe, south east London, within the diocese of Southwark.

Canada Water

Following the arrival of the Jubilee line in 1999 (giving quick connections to the West End and to Canary Wharf) and the London Overground in 2010 (providing a quick route to the City of London), the rest of Rotherhithe is now a gentrifying residential and commuter area, with current regeneration progressing around Deal Porter Square at Canada Water, where a new town centre with restaurant and retail units, as well as new residential developments, is emerging around the existing freshwater dock and transport hub.
Following the earlier gentrification of the parts of Rotherhithe along the river, the extension of the Jubilee line in 1999 moved the focus to the area immediately around Canada Water.

St Olave's Hospital

Rotherhithe had its own general hospital, St Olave's Hospital, on Lower Road close to the old town hall.
St Olave's Hospital was a general hospital serving the Rotherhithe area of London until its closure in 1985.

Nordic churches in London

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The Finnish Church and the Norwegian Church are both located in Albion Street; they were built in 1958 and 1927 respectively (Rotherhithe Library is located between them).
The Danish Seamen's Mission in London is based at 322 Rope Street, Rotherhithe (51.49444°N, -0.03361°W).

Thames Tideway Scheme

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In September 2011 Thames Water announced that they wanted to build an access shaft for the "super-sewer" Thames Tideway Tunnel.

Russia Dock Woodland

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Another major influence factor was trade with Russia and Canada (mainly timber), reflected in names such as Canada Water and the Russia Dock Woodland.
Russia Dock Woodland is a long narrow park in Rotherhithe, London, created by the infilling of one of the former Surrey Commercial Docks.

Surrey Commercial Docks

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Because much of the former Surrey Docks had strong trade links to Scandinavia and the Baltic region, the area is still home to a thriving Scandinavian community. As much of Rotherhithe was occupied by the now-defunct Surrey Commercial Docks, the district is sometimes referred to as "Surrey Docks" or (since the late 1980s) "Surrey Quays", though the latter name tends to be used more for the southern half of the peninsula.
The Surrey Commercial Docks were a large group of docks in Rotherhithe, South East London, England, located on the south bank (the Surrey side) of the River Thames.

Surrey Quays

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As much of Rotherhithe was occupied by the now-defunct Surrey Commercial Docks, the district is sometimes referred to as "Surrey Docks" or (since the late 1980s) "Surrey Quays", though the latter name tends to be used more for the southern half of the peninsula.
Surrey Docks is a largely residential area of Rotherhithe in south-east London, occupied until 1970 by the Surrey Commercial Docks.

Rotherhithe Tunnel

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The later Rotherhithe Tunnel (opened 1908) carries a two-lane road to Limehouse.
The Rotherhithe Tunnel is a road tunnel under the River Thames in East London, connecting Limehouse in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets north of the river to Rotherhithe in the London Borough of Southwark south of the river, designated the A101.

East London line

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It was used as a railway tunnel from 1869, and is now part of the London Overground network, which on 27 April 2010 started running trains on the route of the former East London Line.
The tunnel, with generous headroom and two carriageways separated by arches, connected Wapping on the north bank of the Thames with Rotherhithe on the south bank.

Eliza Fay

Eliza was born in 1755 or 1756, probably in Rotherhithe, Surrey.

Michael Caine

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Michael Caine was born Maurice Joseph Micklewhite Jr. on 14 March 1933 in St Olave's Hospital in Rotherhithe, London.

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

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Built by the Brunels, and originally intended to carry cross-river freight, it became a pedestrian tunnel due to the money running out to build the necessary ramps for vehicle traffic.
Brunel worked for several years as an assistant engineer on the project to create a tunnel under London's River Thames between Rotherhithe and Wapping, with tunnellers driving a horizontal shaft from one side of the river to the other under the most difficult and dangerous conditions.

Bacon's College

Bacon's School
Bacon's College is a secondary school and sixth form college in Rotherhithe, London.