Photo Album

The Ancient Hospital and Church of St Katharine, 1148 to 1825

St Katharine of Alexandria

Grand Opening of the Telford Docks, 1828

Sir Thomas Telford, who built the Docks

Ship trading in the luxury items that made the Docks world famous

One of the famouse old tea clippers

Ben Tillett, the clever and courageous leader of the Great Docks Strike in 1889.

Luxury goods being unloaded.

Tower Bridge, built in the late 1800's.

East Dock, heavily bombed in the Blitz.

The R.A.F. reported smoke rising higher in the sky than ever seen before.

The wooden shell of an old warehouse was moved 50 yards to become the shell for today's famous Dickens Inn.

Wendy Taylor's famous sculpture 'Timepiece.' One of today's Treasures at St Katharine Docks.'

International House, with the original Tuscan Columns from the old Telford Docks. One of today's Treasures at St Katharine Docks.'

Gloriana, the Queen's Rowbarge- moored at St Katharine Docks during the summer, when not being used on the Thames. Another of today's Treasures at St Katharine's. Do visit http://www.glorianaqrb.org.uk/

Dockmaster's House, built and lived in by Sir Thomas Telford, while building the Docks. One of today's Treasures at St Katharine Docks.'

Flamant Rose, Edith Piaff's loveboat- originally moored on the Seine in Paris, where she had the famous affair with Marcel Cerdan.

To The Sea: Paula Haughney. One of today's Treasures at St Katharine Docks.

Docks Theme Enamel Panels, by Dale Devereux Barker. One of today's Treasures at St Katharine Docks

Docks Theme Enamel Panels, by Dale Devereux Barker. One of today's Treasures at St Katharine Docks

Docks Theme Enamel Panels, by Dale Devereux Barker. One of today's Treasures at St Katharine Docks

Docks Theme Enamel Panels, by Dale Devereux Barker. One of today's Treasures at St Katharine Docks

Docks Theme Enamel Panels, by Dale Devereux Barker. One of today's Treasures at St Katharine Docks

Docks Theme Enamel Panels, by Dale Devereux Barker. One of today's Treasures at St Katharine Docks

Docks Theme Enamel Panels, by Dale Devereux Barker. One of today's Treasures at St Katharine Docks

Echoed Aromas by Paula Haughney. One of today's Treasures at St Katharine Docks.

Christopher West at St Katharine Docks

Tribute to Peter Drew, who deserves better recognition.

Many of these pictures are taken from the book.