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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th August 1999 Jef Smith, a Freeman of the City of London, drove a herd of two sheep across Tower Bridge.

19th August 1980 Willy Russell's Educating Rita, premieres in London

19th August 1897 1st electric taxi's drive in London

19th August 1842 The last day before railings were put up on The Monument, also the last (of 6) suicides from the top.go to related location

19th August 1274 The Coronation of Edward I in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

Dockhead Fire Brigade Station



Dockhead Fire Brigade Station

This is where the original London's Burning TV series was filmed

Location: 8 Wolseley Street, London, SE1 2BP

Description: This is the fire Station used as the original 'Blackwall' Fire Station in the ITV series 'Londons Burning', about half a mile from Tower Bridge, as the exterior for Blackwall.

The Jacob Street studio is opposite, housing a full scale reproduction of the mess, built by Colin Monk.

Later on in the series, the exterior of Leyton Fire Station and the (soon to be converted into flats) Oliver Twist pub opposite were used.


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Dockhead Fire Brigade Station

This is where the original London's Burning TV series was filmed


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