Railman: a 1974 film made at Grove Park Station

A rare showing this Friday at the Mayday Rooms (88 Fleet Street EC4Y 1DH)  of an experimental film made in 1974 at Grove Park Station, Lewisham.This from the organisers:'RAILMAN: A First Attempt at Collective Film Making - FOUR CORNERS FILMS in 1974Friday 17th April 2015 7-9pm, MDR Screening RoomIn 1976 Four Corners Films (Joanna Davis, Mary Pat ...

Death of a New Cross railwayman, 1896

Another interesting find from the Spectator's archive, from as recent as 17 December 1994, but telling an older story of a sad death in New Cross.'Death of a railwayman''My great-grandfather did kill himself: not with a gun but by hanging from the top of the washhouse door at 30 Amersham Grove, New Cross, South London, ...

History Corner: New Cross Gate Cutting

A fascinating tour of London Wildlife Trust's New Cross Gate Cutting/Brockley nature reserve last weekend in the company of New Cross Commoners, with volunteer warden Steve Cleall giving us an insight into the site's history and wildlife.The reserve, situated alongside the railway line with its entrance on Vesta Road SE4, is a great slice of ...