3rd December 1973

The Birth of the DUA

Brian Hobley Appointment as CUA

From The London Archaeologist

 

Hobley New Head 1973

 

From Val Shortland

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Just a five-man team to start with! It had definitely expanded by 76 when I started. I always found it interesting that Brian commuted from Coventry..seemed a long way to me..at the time..

Tea Break at the Cafe

 

New Fresh Wharf,
2–6 Lower Thames Street, EC3

NFW74

Photos from Louise Miller

Seal House
106–108 Upper Thames Street, EC4

 

 Seal House - Tom ChiltonTom Chilton - Photo from Tom - taken by a newspaper photographer.

 

 

Seal House from Graham TroilletPhoto from Graham Troillet - Popular Archaeology, April 1980

 

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2–3 Trig Lane, Upper Thames Street, EC4

TL74

Photographs from Charlotte Harding, Chrissie Milne, John Maloney and Jamie Muir

 

Trig Lane image with Cath Maloney and Trevor Dennis

Cathy Maloney and Trevor Dennis behind. Photo from John Maloney

 

 

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Ken Dash Photo Diary

1975 - 1977

69 Photos

48–50 Cannon Street, EC4

CS75

From The Ken Dash Photo Diary

 

KD24

Digging by Gaslight

 

KD25

 

Digging by Gaslight

 

KD26

Digging by Gaslight

 

KD27

Digging by Gaslight

 

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Upper Thames Street (Baynard’s Castle), now
Baynard House, Queen Victoria Street, EC4

BC75

Photos from Charlotte Harding and John Maloney

 

 

BC2CH

Alan Thompson (standing left), Barbie Scamell, Salvatore Garfi (behind Alan) and John Burke-Easton (farthest) - From Charlotte Harding

 

Roman Riverside Wall

Roman Riverside Wall - Photo from Charlotte Harding

 

Frontcover Spring 1975 LA vol 2 10

Front to back: Alan Thompson, ?, ?, Chrissie Harrison(Milne), Mark Horton, ?, Tom Chilton, ?, Gustav Milne, John Burke-Easton - From LA Front Page.

 

John Maloney

John Maloney on later Watching Brief - Photo from John

 

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76–80 Newgate Street (former General Post Office; now
British Telecom Headquarters, 81, Newgate Street), EC1

GPO75 

Photographs from Friederike Hammer, Ken Dash, Charlotte Harding, Chrissie Milne, Lez Watson, Mike Lee, Jon Bailey, John Maloney and Ian Blair

 

KD66

 1975/6 - Left to Right - Front - Dave Fine, Simon Scagell, Ken Dash, Standing - Right to Left - Barbie Scammell, Salvatore Garfi, ?, Caroline Grace, Alan Thompson (Supervisor), Merry Morgan-Meier, ?, Lez Watson, Andy Boddington, Nigel, Paul Herbert, Chrissie Milne, ?.
Photo from Ken Dash Photo Diary.

 

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GPO75 - 1979 -Group Photo at the end of GPO75. Front left to right - Annie Upson, Mike Lee, Jackie Harrison, Sandra Rose, Kevin Flude, Dave Stevens. 2nd row - Paul Herbert, ??, ??, Alison Balfour-Lynn, Marietta Ryan, Francis Pritchard, Ron Harris, Angela Simic, Simon Scagell. 3rd row - Gustav Milne, Chrissie Milne, Dave Bentley, Steve Roskams, Patrick Allen, John Schofield, Marie Barker, Lucy. 4th row - Hester White, Friederike Hammer, Mark Burch, Dominic Perring, Ian Blair. Wall on right: Kevin Flude, Peter Cardiff, Monique, Lez Watson, Clare Midgley, Julie Flude, ??.
Photo taken by Jon Bailey from Lez Watson

 

 

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160–162 Fenchurch Street, 22–23 Lime Street, EC3

FSE76

From The Ken Dash Photo Diary

 

KD32

Left to right Louise Miller, probably Andy Boddington and ?

 

KD33

 Left to right Andy Boddington, Brian Gilmour, Louise Miller, Ricardo.

 

KD34

 Left to right Louise Miller, ?.

 

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1–6 Milk Street, EC2

MLK76

Photos from Lez Watson, Chrissie Milne and Ken Dash

 

DUA MLK76

Left to Right – Pete Glass, Mike Lee, Alison Wilson, Clare Jupp, Paul Herbert, Dave Stevens, Clemont Dufor, Lez Watson, Andy Tizzard and Front Middle – Penny Robinson – Photo from Lez Watson

 

 

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Gracechurch Street tunnel, EC3

GST77

Photo from John Maloney

 

 

Gracechurch Street Tunnel 77

John Maloney at work.

 

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9–12 Bridewell Place, EC4

BRI78

Photos from Lez Watson

 

 

Bridewell1 Lez

Photo from Lez Watson

Bridewell2 Lez

Photo from Lez Watson

 

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