The Bridge House


The Bridge House

The seminal East London venue and recording studio was here.

Location: 23 Barking Road, Canning Town, London, E16 1EH

Description: The Bridgehouse was the seminal rock venue in East London throughout the seventies and eighties and a regular home to such bands as Dire Straits, Iron Maiden, Depeche Mode, The Blues Band and Secret Affair as well as the Bridgehouse generated Wasted Youth.

U2 played their first London gig here, while Chas n Dave recorded a live double album here.

The Bridgehouse shut its doors to live music in 1982 and was bulldozed into the ground a couple of years ago.

Themes: MusicMusic Theme  PubPub Theme
The Bridge House

The seminal East London venue and recording studio was here.

Ranking This Month: 98/3019

Pages Hit This Month: 22


Credits: http://www.thebridgehousee16.com

Another idiotic government who destroy culture. Flatten the beginning of an era for many famous performers and for what. Money and back hand dealing with property developers. Why would such a place interest Gordon Brown. I was turfed out of my house and then they bulldozed it, its now a plot of green grass, instead of 100 flats. (Spence)
Posted by Spence on 2009-10-18

Your Comments:

Name:
Email:
Your email will ONLY be used once, to confirm the publication of your comments. We value your contribution and privacy.

Anti-spam Security: Please enter this code:


Other places nearby:


Crazier than Phil Spector?», 6.0km

Sir Arthur Sullivans House», 5.7km

Bill Wyman was born here», 6.3km

Beatles final gig», 6.5km

The Eve Club», 6.4km

David Bowie was born here», 6.5km

Freddie Mercurys last house», 9.0km

Paul Weller grew up here», 27.km

Radio London: Handels Past», 6.9km

Royal Festival Hall», 5.5km

Location Pinpointed: