Bonnington Square, SW8

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Bonnington Square is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.



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Christobel Warren-Jones
Christobel Warren-Jones   
Added: 26 Feb 2018 13:50 GMT   
IP: 143.159.49.39
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Post by Christobel Warren-Jones: Hurley Road, SE11

Hurley Road was off Kennington Lane, just west of Renfrew Raod, not where indicated on this map. My Dad was born at number 4 in 1912. It no longer exists but the name is remembered in Hurley House, Hurley Clinic and Hurley Pre-School

KC Alexander
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Added: 23 Jan 2018 15:07 GMT   
IP: 90.195.148.140
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Post by KC Alexander: Priory Grove, SW8

Lived in a two up two down until the age of 13.
Played on the bombsites (no health and safety then)
A Coal man Mr Bells lived in the road and kept his horse in a stable across the road from where he lived.
Fibre glass factory which made large figures etc for fairgrounds was down a mews which no longer exists.
Prefabs on the bend where Doreen, a friend of my mums lived with her two daughters.
Alan and Alex who?s mum and dad were also friends of my parents lived near the priory pub. the pub is now residential flats.
Alex was another boy who lived just a couple of doors along from me as was Colin.
The house was knocked down in 1964 and the site is now an adventure playground.
The only thing left I recognise is my old sycamore tree which grew in my garden which I could often be found climbing.

Never fell out of it !

Allen Waters
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Added: 18 Jan 2018 23:19 GMT   
IP: 151.224.33.53
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Post by Allen Waters: Lansdowne Gardens, SW8

I used to live at no. 27 from 1950-1961. My family had the large room on the ground floor a bedroom on the 2nd floor and a room in the attic. There were several other families who came and went over the years, as well as landlords. We had a landlord for a time called ?Gethin?. I used to play with my friends in the road as there were few cars then. We used to use the lamppost next to house as a cricket wicket and it?s still there. I can remember swings in the green and a parkeeper there with a coal brazier in the winter. I was a choirboy at St Barnaby?s, I remember a bagwash near the church when the houses were demolished to build the estate. There used to be a row of shops and I particularly remember one called ?gallies? a sweet shop where you could get a penny drink and they put gas in it for you. Schools I went to were Priory Grove, then Al

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Pauline jones
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Added: 16 Oct 2017 19:04 GMT   
IP: 86.136.68.202
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Post by Pauline jones: Bessborough Place, SW1V

I grew up in bessborough place at the back of our house and Grosvenor road and bessborough gardens was a fantastic playground called trinity mews it had a paddling pool sandpit football area and various things to climb on, such as a train , slide also as Wendy house. There were plants surrounding this wonderful play area, two playground attendants ,also a shelter for when it rained. The children were constantly told off by the playground keepers for touching the plants or kicking the ball out of the permitted area, there was hopscotch as well, all these play items were brick apart from the slide. Pollock was the centre of my universe and I felt sorry and still do for anyone not being born there. To this day I miss it and constantly look for images of the streets around there, my sister and me often go back to take a clumped of our beloved L

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Johnshort
Johnshort   
Added: 7 Oct 2017 21:07 GMT   
IP: 10.9.55.126
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Post by Johnshort: Hurley Road, SE11

There were stables in the road mid way also Danny reading had coal delivery lorry.n

peter hiller
peter hiller   
Added: 13 Sep 2017 11:07 GMT   
IP: 81.141.12.149
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Post by peter hiller: Sancroft Street, SE11

what is the history of tresco house 2 sancroft street ,it looks older than a 1990s site

Robert smitherman
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Added: 23 Aug 2017 11:01 GMT   
IP: 2.220.194.137
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Post by Robert smitherman: Saunders Street, SE11

I was born in a prefab on Saunders street SE11 in the 60’s, when I lived there, the road consisted of a few prefab houses, the road originally ran from Lollard street all the way thru to Fitzalan street. I went back there to have a look back in the early 90’s but all that is left of the road is about 20m of road and the road sign.

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Added: 21 Apr 2018 14:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Clapham North
Lyrid meteor shower 2018: How to watch the spectacular display in London and the UK
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Added: 21 Apr 2018 14:00 GMT   
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Added: 21 Apr 2018 14:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Southwark
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Added: 20 Apr 2018 12:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: St. Jamess Park
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Added: 20 Apr 2018 12:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Stockwell
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Post by LDNnews: Southwark
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Post by LDNnews: Elephant and Castle
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Archbishop Tenison’s School:   Archbishop Tenison’s School moved to The Oval in 1928
Vauxhall:   Vauxhall is an inner city area of Central London in the London Borough of Lambeth.
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Abbey Close, SW8 · Abbot Court, SW8 · Albert Embankment, SW8 · Albert Embarkment, SE1 · Albert Square, SW8 · Albion Avenue, SW8 · Aldebert Terrace, SW8 · Allen Edwards Drive, SW8 · Arches Miles Street, SW8 · Ashmole Place, SW8 · Ashmole Street, SW8 · Auckland Street, SE11 · Bondway, SW8 · Bonnington Square, SW8 · Bridgefoot, SW8 · Brough Close, SW8 · Carroun Road, SW8 · Clapham Road, SW8 · Claylands Place, SW8 · Claylands Road, SW8 · Cobbett Street, SW8 · Cottingham Road, SW8 · Courland Grove, SW8 · Courland Street, SW8 · Darsley Drive, SW8 · Davidson Gardens, SW8 · Dolland House, SE11 · Dorset Road, SW8 · Durham Street, SE11 · Ebbisham Drive, SW8 · Farnham Royal, SE11 · Fentiman Road, SW8 · Glasshouse Walk, SE11 · Glyn Street, SE11 · Goding Street, SE11 · Graphite Square, SE11 · Guildford Road, KT16 · Guildford Road, SW8 · Hampson Way, SW8 · Harleyford Road, SE11 · Harleyford Road, SW8 · Hartington Road, SW8 · Heyford Avenue, SW8 · Jameson House, SE11 · Kenchester Close, SW8 · Kennington Oval, SE11 · Kennington Oval, SW8 · Kibworth Street, SW8 · Killyon Road, SW8 · Kings House, SW8 · Knight’s Walk, SE11 · Langley Lane, SW8 · Lansdowne Gardens, SW8 · Lansdowne Green, SW8 · Lansdowne Way, SW4 · Lansdowne Way, SW8 · Laud Street, SE11 · Lawn Lane, SE11 · Lawn Lane, SW8 · Loughborough Street, SE11 · Mawbey Street, SW8 · Meadow Road, SW8 · Melbury House, SW8 · Miles Street, SW8 · Newburn Street, SE11 · Old South Lambeth Road, SW8 · Orsett Street, SE11 · Oval Place, SW8 · Oval Way, SE11 · Palfrey Place, SW8 · Park Place, SW8 · Parry Street, SW8 · Priory Court, SW8 · Priory Grove, SW8 · Priory Mews, SW8 · Richborne Terrace, SW8 · Richborne Terrace, SW9 · Rita Road, SW8 · Saddlers Way, SW8 · Sheldon Court, SW8 · Simpson House, SE11 · Smedley Street, SW4 · Smedley Street, SW8 · South Lambeth Place, SW8 · South Lambeth Road, SE11 · South Lambeth Road, SW8 · St Oswalds Place, SE11 · St Stephens Terrace, SW8 · St. Stephen’s Terrace, SW8 · Stanley Close, SW8 · Studios, N1 · Tent City, NW10 · Terrace Walk, SW8 · Teversham Lane, SW8 · The Studios, SW8 · Thorne Road, SW8 · Tradescant Road, SW8 · Trenchold Street, SW8 · Trigon Road, SW8 · Tyers Street, SE11 · Tyers Terrace, SE11 · Union Grove, SW8 · Union Road, SW8 · Usborne Mews, SW8 · Vauxhall Cross, SW8 · Vauxhall Grove, SW8 · Vauxhall Street, SE11 · Viceroy Road, SW8 · Victoria House, SW8 · Victoria Mansions, SW8 · Walton Close, SW8 · Wandsworth Road, SW4 · West Bridge, SW8 · Westminster Business Square, SE11 · Wheatsheaf Lane, SW8 · Wickham Street, SE11 · Wilcox Close, SW8 · Wilcox Road, SW8 · Wilkinson Street, SW8 · Worgan Street, SE11 · Wyvil Estate, SW8 · Wyvil Road, SW8 ·

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