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Bermondsey Underground Station

Jamaica Road
London, SE16 4RX United Kingdom

March 2019

Ada Salter : Beautifying Bermondsey – Guided Walk

Sunday 10 March @ 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Bermondsey Underground Station, Jamaica Road
London, SE16 4RX United Kingdom
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Ada Salter was the first female mayor in London and the first Labour woman mayor in the British Isles. With her husband, local doctor and MP Dr Alfred Salter, she made a significant impact on health, housing, employment and labour relations, helping to make Bermondsey world famous for its flowers and its Garden City estate, still occupied today.  Find out about the legacy of Ada on this charming riverside walk, which tells her story from the Bermondsey Uprising of women jam factory workers in 1911,…

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