This 1896 view from across the
river illustrates the buildings in River Street that were demolished
subsequently to make way for The Thames Hotel.
The 1896 view above has been enlarged from
a stereoview taken across the river from the Brocas in 1896.
On the extreme left is the point at which the slipway was subsequently
constructed at the end of River Street. (formerly known as Bier,
Bear or Beer Street). The Thames Hotel was built on the site
in the centre of this view.
Hire boats can be seen moored by the river