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Site ID :- GTL00789
Key Words :- housing
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Address :- Wilson Grove, Scott Lidgett Crescent, Jane Street & Emba Street, London, Greater London, SE16
Grid Reference :- TQ 345 797
Grid Co-ordinates :- Easting 534500 m, Northing 179700 m
Lat & Long (WGS84) :- 51.500243 , -0.063671
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Administrative Area :- Southwark London Borough Council
Pre 1974 County :- Greater London Council
Site Status :- Site extant - Protected status unknown
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Contributor :- GLIAS Database - 2 June 2018
Contributors Society :- Greater London Industrial Archaeology Society
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Description and History

A model garden suburb estate of cottage dwellings built 1920s by local council as part of Dr Alfred Salter's vision of creating New Jerusalem in Dockland.

The tree-lined roads (Wilson Grove, Scott Lidgett Crescent, Jane Street & Emba Street) form part of Bermondsey Garden Suburb built in 1928 by Bermondsey Borough. They are the only completed part of a larger scheme inspired by Dr Alfred Salter, a local doctor and politician.

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