Vauxhall Fruite and Vegetable Market New Covent Garden Market is based at Vauxhall, 10 minutes from the West End and the City. It is ideally placed to serve London with a full range of fresh produce and food services such as: fruit, vegetables, flowers, plants, lobsters and crabs, smoked salmon, gourmet ingredients, ice and ice sculptures
Vauxhall Bridge is a steel arched bridge for road and foot traffic, crossing the River Thames in a north-west south-east orientation, between Lambeth Bridge and Grosvenor Bridge, in central London. On the north bank is Westminster, with Tate Britain and the Millbank Tower to the north-east, and Pimlico and its tube station to the north and east. On the south bank, Vauxhall Cross, site of Vauxha...
The SIS Building, also commonly known as the MI6 Building, is the headquarters of the British Secret Intelligence Service, otherwise known as "MI6". It is located at 85, Vauxhall Cross in the south western part of central London, along the Albert Embankment on the bank of the River Thames beside Vauxhall Bridge.
New Covent Garden Market is based at Vauxhall, 10 minutes from the West End and the City. It is ideally placed to serve London with a full range of fresh produce and food services such as: fruit, vegetables, flowers, plants, lobsters and crabs, smoked salmon, gourmet ingredients, ice and ice sculptures
RAF Hooton Park, on the Wirral Peninsula, Cheshire, was a Royal Air Force station originally built for the Royal Flying Corps in 1917 as a training aerodrome for pilots in World War I. During the early/mid-1930s, it was one of the two airfields (with Liverpool Speke) handling scheduled services for the Merseyside region. Hooton Park was home to No. 610 (County of Chester) Squadron and, post Wor...
The Fujimiya Factory maintains about 100,000 m2 of greenery in the neighboring area of the factory, where employee apartment buildings and dormitories are located. Some of these spots are open to the public and used as athletic fields, tennis courts, golf ranges and other recreational facilities by the local community.
Opened in 1879 the Cadbury chocolate factory in Bournville was one of the first to provided its workers with housing, education and training, pension schemes and medical facilities. As well as the factory the site now houses the "Cadbury World" exhibition.
29/30 May 1942
77 aircraft - 31 Wellingtons, 20 Halifaxes, 14 Lancasters, 9 Stirlings, 3 Hampdens - to the Gnome & Rhone factory, 4 Wellingtons and 1 Halifax lost.
Later photographic cover showed little or no damage to the factory, A local report says that 38 houses were destroyed and 49 damaged, with 34 French people being killed and 167 injured.