Surrey Docks fire. On September 7th 1940 the docks were set on fire in the first raid of the Blitz.
London Borough of Southwark
Voted by the People
Site: Surrey Commercial Docks (2 memorials)
SE16, Surrey Quays Road, Dock Offices
EU Today writes: "The first bomb of the London blitz landed on the Dockyard Offices on the periphery of what is now the car park for Surrey Quays shopping centre at Canada Water. This was then known as Surrey Docks..."
Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesof london.co.uk