Lunch today at Brunswick House Cafe at Vauxhall. Brunswick House is on the Thames Path where it leaves St George Wharf. The lovely 18th-century house is occupied by Lassco who sell architectural salvage. You can wander all over the house looking at piles of door knobs, letterboxes, street signs, tiles and framed posters. There are [...]
The Port of London Authority is holding a public meeting next month at the London Rowing Club on Putney’s Embankment. The opportunity to hear updates on key developments on the river in London is on Wednesday 16 February at 6.30pm.
It is now clear that the boating accident at Shepperton on Sunday night has resulted in two deaths. Keith Lowde, who was at the tiller of the boat, died in the accident. There is a continuing search for the body of Cambridge University Lecturer Dr Rex Walford. The wives of the lost men who were [...]
Walkers on the Thames path this morning may see much activity between Staines and Walton-on-Thames as the search continues for two men missing following an accident on the water. Reports say that six passengers were being taken by ferry from Pharaoh’s Island to the Shepperton bank at about 7.30pm last night when the boat capsized. [...]
Wallingford Bridge is closed following problems with a burst water main caused by the cold weather. The bridge structure is being checked. The Thames Path does not cross the bridge but the closure is affecting Thames Travel Buses. See page 146.