Vickers Road, DA8

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After Vickers Works which was based in Crayford. It was set up in AD1884 by Hiram Maxim inventor of the first portable machine gun with the financial assistance from Vickers, the Sheffield steel firm. At its height during the First World War it employed some 12,000 people.

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