Voices of Tower Bridge
Education Officer David Laird talks to Audrey Hudson, daughter of Bill Skinner, who worked at Tower Bridge for 32 years.
Skinner joined as an Apprentice Electrician after leaving the Merchant Navy, later becoming a Duty Officer.
In this episode of 'The Voices of Tower Bridge', Education Officer David Laird speaks with Peter Thurkle.
Peter joined Tower Bridge in 1979 doing all types of jobs, from Bridge Lifts to security work, and retired in 2015.
In this episode exploring the oral history of Tower Bridge, David Laird speaks to Phillip Forrest, the son of Edward ‘Ted’ Forrest.
Ted worked at Tower Bridge for over 40 years as a bricklayer and foreman.
Charlotte Olive Dora Burch
In this episode exploring the oral history of Tower Bridge, David Laird speaks with Liz Hunter, the granddaughter of Charlotte Olive Dora Burch, who worked at Tower Bridge from 1895.
Friend Samuel Penny
Education Officer David Laird speaks with Carol Douglas, the great-granddaughter of Friend Samuel Penny, who worked as a diver on the construction of Tower Bridge's foundations from 1886.
History of Tower Bridge
In our final of four podcasts exploring the history of Tower Bridge, David Laird, Education Officer at Tower Bridge, explores some of the amazing stories associated with Tower Bridge.
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