Five Foot Lane, Bermondsey

Tanner Street is one of the oldest roads in Bermondsey and can be found on maps long before the leather dressing trade dominated the area.  Originally known as Five Foot Lane, the earliest recorded reference I have found appears in 1544 on this early map from the archives of St Olave’s Grammar School. The shape of Five Foot Lane … Continue reading Five Foot Lane, Bermondsey