Southwark Council are apparently now arguing that restoring the red derrick (crane) on the Thames Path at Odessa Street would take funding away from the provision of affordable housing. How on earth would the drop-in-the-ocean costs of partially restoring the derrick deprive Rotherhithe of affordable housing???
Have your say, and vote on the future of the historic Odessa St crane in the Southwark News survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5WQ23SK
|View of Commercial Wharf with the |
Scotch derrick in the background,
1982. With thanks to Malcom T.
Tucker for the photograph.