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Friday 22 May 2015 10.46pm

British boxer Henry Cooper and his twin brother George , arriving for a training session at the Thomas a Becket gym on the Old Kent Road, South London, 18th March 1958.
Saturday 23 May 2015 9.01am
great pic! now this could start a very interetsing thread. Best images of old SE1?
Saturday 23 May 2015 9.34am
There are hundreds and hundreds of picture here - including the one above.
Saturday 23 May 2015 10.19am
Boss St Bloke wrote:
There are hundreds and hundreds of picture here - including the one above.

That's the site that sent me the pic. Some of those images are fantastic, especially the ones with the big moored ships with the streets in the foreground. There's a Pythonesque surreality to it...
Tuesday 26 May 2015 3.11pm
I love it! Has anyone got any more images specifically of the Old Kent Road?

I've started a collection over at my "virtual museum" here: The idea is to amass a wide collection of images to show the best and worst, past and present of the OKR - culture, work, transport, war - the whole lot.

Please feel free to submit a picture to tumblr or email me for help/more info at:

Wednesday 27 May 2015 8.54am
Hi Debbie - contact the person who runs the Facebook page I linked above. They are very amenable and I am sure they will help you out.

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