Cholmondeley Walk, Richmond upon Thames, London

Cholmondeley Walk, Richmond upon Thames, London
Photograph taken July 1890 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: cc76_00039

The River Thames was a major freight transport route. Here coal barges are unloaded at Richmond. The storerooms on the right are former boat houses. In the distrance is the original Richmond Railway Bridge of 1848, it was rebuilt in 1906-8.

Location

Greater London Richmond upon Thames

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

river boat water transport trade coal people men work clothing horse cart road