Morden Wharf

Some general information on Morden Wharf

Scroll down for the many works on this wharf – together with pubs and housing

Great and Little Pits

Telegraph Cable Works – information on Cables at Morden Wharf

Wilkie and Soames Soap Thames Soap Works – 1854-1913  information here and here

Molassine Works information on the company here

GLUCOSE for information here – Syrol, Tate & Lyle, Amylum, Tunnel Glucose

Bryan and Howden

Bryan and Howden – tar distillery 1837-1841 – notes on the history of this pair

Charles Holcombe

Charles Holcombe  – history and biography of Holcombe and his role at Morden Wharf

Valentines and see  Information about links with Valentines House in Ilford

Primrose Wharf

Primrose Wharf  – description of the wharf by Groundwork

Taylor Bros. Storage 1950s

Thames Export and Packing






Notes on Ashby – his work here and at Lovells Wharf



Newspaper report Sept 2nd 1898 about a fire at Hollicks  hollick cutting0001



Bullock and James West


Sir John Pett Lillie 

Preventative Paint Co.


Wylam Steam Fuel co.  briquettes 1847

Superwelds (Lewisham) Ltd

(General Engineers and Sheet Metal Workers). 1950s

R. Williams (Steel Stockholders) Ltd.,


Peterboat Close

A late twentieth century trading estate.

Spicer’s warehouse.


Sea Witch – article about local pubs including this one

Mechanics Arms


Iddenden Cottages

Kirkland Place

Housing south side of Morden Lane

Riverbank Cottages


9 thoughts on “Morden Wharf”

  1. Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Co (Telecon) 1864-1935: Submarine Cables Ltd (SCL) 1935-70: STC Submarine Systems 1970-1996: Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) 1996-2006: Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks 2006 – sale to Barretts

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