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- Findlater’s Corner History
Part of London's History
- Alexander Findlater born in Glasgow
- Alexander Findlater sets up shop in Dublin
- London Bridge Station opens. It is the oldest railway terminus still running.
- Alexander arrives in London to open a wine shop under the name Findlater Mackie & Company
- Wellington Clocktower built on the entrance of London Bridge as a memorial to The Duke of Wellington
- Original façade was built
- Findlater Mackie Todd & Co move to London Bridge
- Construction of viaduct
- Wellington Clocktower moved to Swanage
- After Alexander’s death, the business passed through several different merchants but continued trading under the same name
- Original Victorian wine shop façade replaced with Beaux Arts style faience, made from nearby Doulton’s Carraware.
- Findlater’s Clock stuck at 11.47
- The Todd family sold the company to Bulmers