Named After Nelson

Things named after Nelson, and those associated with him, in Greenwich.


The Trafalgar Tavern

Famous pub built in 1837 and named after the historic battle in which Nelson was victorious and also perished. The pub (pictured above) was famously frequented by Charles Dickens and well known for its whitebait suppers.

admiralhardyThe Admiral Hardy pub

Public House in College Approach adjoining Greenwich Market, named after Thomas Masterman Hardy.

Lord Nelson pub

The Lord Nelson was a pub situated at No 6 Trafalgar Road. It existed until the mid 1940s.

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Nelson Road

Nelson Road runs along the southern side of Greenwich Market, connecting Romney Road with the junction of Greenwich Church Street and Greenwich High Road by St Alfege Church. Nelson Road was previously called Nelson Street, created in the Greenwich Improvement Act of 1831 [1]

Nelson Arcade

Small alley way leading to Greenwich Market from Nelson Road. This is where you will find the Warwick Leadlay Gallery.

Trafalgar Road

Main road to and from East Greenwich, which meets the road to Woolwich.

Elsewhere in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, the sexual health clinic at Queen Elizabeth Hospital is called the Trafalgar Clinic.


[1] The Story of Greenwich by Clive Aslett




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