TQ5080 : Riverside path and access stairs beside River Thames

taken 7 years ago, near to Belvedere, Bexley, Great Britain

Riverside path and access stairs beside River Thames
Riverside path and access stairs beside River Thames
This is the end of the graffiti style poem is spaced all along this section of the concrete wall of the Thames path between Thamesmead and Erith.

Distracting the walker from the non-interesting industrial estate.

"We went to work on a rowing boat
unwrap newspaper, jam sandwiches and cold tea,
bare feet against river boulders

Fat sugary blackberry pies - purple fingers

bread and butter pudding ate the price of the fare

so they river-walked home"

See TQ5080 : Poem on the riverside wall near River Thames (the start).

Across the river is TQ5180 : Wincanton Records Management, Rainham (on the left) in Rainham, Essex.
Thames Path
This National Trail is 184 miles (294 km) long. Following the River Thames from its source in the Cotswolds almost to the sea finishing at the Thames Barrier in Greenwich.
The trail keeps to the banks of the river most of the route.
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River Thames
The River Thames rises at Thames Head in Gloucestershire on the slopes of the Cotswolds and flows generally eastward to its mouth near Southend in Essex. At 215 miles long it is one of the longest rivers in Britain. It is one of the most important rivers in Britain. LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 30 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Paths  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5047 8048 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.1938N 0:9.9942E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5046 8048
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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