Anchor Terrace

Anchor Terrace is a large symmetrical building on the east side of Southwark Bridge Road in London, situated very close to the River Thames. It was built in 1834, and its original inhabitants were senior employees of the nearby Anchor Brewery, Southwark, which was then owned by Barclay Perkins & Co. Ltd. The building was later used as the brewery's offices. It overlooks the site of the former brewery and is next to the headquarters of the Financial Times.

It originally comprised eight residences, and above the door to the centre of the building are written the words "Anchor Terrace". Among the original residents were the brewer John Hoy Waterman and Charles Spurrell (1783–1866), a member of the Spurrell family of Thurgarton, Norfolk, who, along with his brother, James Spurrell (1776–1840), was employed at the Anchor Brewery.

It was discovered that Anchor Terrace stands on the site of the original Globe Theatre after part of the foundations were found underneath the car park to its rear. However, as Anchor Terrace itself is a Grade II listed building, further excavations of the site are not permitted.

The BBC television drama series This Life was partly filmed there.

The building was converted into luxury flats in the late 1990s.

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This Life - Production Notes - Locations
... However, the building is actually Anchor Terrace, a terraced house on Southwark Bridge Road ... of Gray's Inn the interior scenes were filmed in the Anchor Terrace house (see above) ... are often seen having lunch was actually just further down Southwark Bridge Road from the Anchor Terrace house (on the same side) ...

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