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Hop Exchange, Southwark

Posted by
Daryl Johnson (Worcester Park, United Kingdom) on 10 October 2012 in Architecture.

Opened in 1867, formerly a centre for hop trading for the brewing industry, located near London Bridge.

I apologise in advance if I'm tardy with commenting on your blogs or returning comments during the week... I will get to you though!

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

A very grand looking place, lovely

10 Oct 2012 6:28am

@Alun: Cheers Alun!

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

I seem not to have seen this place - joyful details to to it.

10 Oct 2012 8:29am

@Ronnie 2¢: Thanks Ronnie! if you walk from the back of Borough Market in the direction of Waterloo, it's right there (see tomorrow's photo for a view of the other side of the road).

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Never seen this before, just noticed the eagle guarding the entrance, wonder what the significance was?

10 Oct 2012 9:15am

@Ainsley: Don't know Ainsley, but everything seems very grand... Would have liked to have seen inside, it looked private though.

gerard1948 from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

A beautiful building and superb architecture. Great shot.

10 Oct 2012 3:29pm

@gerard1948: Thanks gerard!

Richard Standley from Carquefou, France

What a beautiful architecture! Fine capture.

10 Oct 2012 5:56pm

@Richard Standley: Cheers Richard!

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A lovely image of this stately building.

10 Oct 2012 11:48pm

@Steve Rice: Thanks Steve!