Caldwell Street, SW9

Road in/near Stockwell, existing between 1829 and now

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Caldwell Street (then Holland Street) in 1920
Credit: London Borough of Lambeth

Caldwell Street was originally called Holland Street.

It was built just before the 1830s dawned and was named Holland Street after Henry Richard Vassall, the third Baron Holland who owned this area.

The road was once a shopping street and was renamed Caldwell Street in the 1930s.

Only a small section of the original street remains on the western side and a tiny cottage on the far eastern end by Brixton Road.

Source: http://ovalhistory.co.uk



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Christobel Warren-Jones
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Added: 26 Feb 2018 13:50 GMT   
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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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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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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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Evelyn Johnson
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Post by Evelyn Johnson: Sturgeon Road, SE17

I lived at 105 Sturgeon Road in 1956 went to st Paul’s church Lorrimore sqN8DvL

Pauline jones
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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
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Added: 7 Oct 2017 21:07 GMT   
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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
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Added: 13 Sep 2017 11:07 GMT   
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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   
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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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VIEW THE STOCKWELL AREA IN THE 1900s
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Stockwell

Stockwell is a district situated a couple of miles south-east of Charing Cross.

Stockwell probably got the second half of its name from a local well; the other half is from stoc, which was Old English for a tree trunk or post. From the thirteenth to the start of the nineteenth century, Stockwell was a rural manor at the edge of London. It included market gardens and John Tradescant's botanical garden – commemorated in Tradescant Road, which was built over it in 1880, and in a memorial outside St Stephen's church. In the nineteenth century it developed as an elegant middle class suburb. Residents included the artist Arthur Rackham, who was born in South Lambeth Road in 1867, moving with his family to Albert Square when he was 15.

Stockwell station was opened on 4 November 1890 by the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII), as the most southerly station on the City & South London Railway (C&SLR) - London's first deep level tube railway. Passenger services began just over one month later on 18 December 1890.

Its social and architectural fortunes in the twentieth century were more mixed. The area immediately around Stockwell tube station was extensively rebuilt following the Second World War, and the original domed tube station was replaced first in the 1920s, then again with the opening of the Victoria line in 1971.

The area also has much social housing; the main estates are Lansdowne Green, Stockwell park, Studley, Spurgeon, Mursell and Stockwell Gardens. However, many remnants of the area's nineteenth century grandeur can be found in the side and back streets of Stockwell, notably in the Stockwell Park Conservation Area, mostly built between 1825 and 1840 and centred on Stockwell Park Road, Stockwell Park Crescent, Durand Gardens, and Albert Square.

Stockwell and neighbouring South Lambeth are home to one of the UK's biggest Portuguese communities, known as 'Little Portugal'. Most of the local Portuguese people originate from Madeira and Lisbon and have established many cafes, restaurants, bakeries, neighbourhood associations and delicatessens. Stockwell is also home to many people of Caribbean and West African origin. They are also well represented in the local population, and cafés, grocers, barbers' shops and salons run by people from these communities are scattered around Stockwell.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Angell Town:   Angell Town is a large, municipally-built housing complex on the Brixton/Stockwell border.
Archbishop Tenison’s School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Archbishop Tenison’s School:   Archbishop Tenison’s School moved to The Oval in 1928
Ashmole Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Christ Church Primary SW9:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
City Racing:   City Racing was an artist-run space in Kennington, South London which was active between 1988 and 1998.
Durand Academy:   Academy converter (All through) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 18.
Eaves Housing for Women:   Eaves Housing for Women (Eaves) was a charitable company based in London.
Henry Fawcett Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Henry Fawcett Primary School and Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Horns Tavern:   The first mention of the Green Man and Horns tavern near Kennington Common was in 1725.
Kennington Park:   Kennington Park is a public park in Kennington, south London.
Lansdowne School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Lilian Baylis Technology School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Liz Atkinson Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Octavia House Schools:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 16.
Oval:   Oval tube station in Kennington is named after The Oval Cricket Ground, which it serves.
Ovalhouse:   Ovalhouse, formerly called Oval House Theatre, is an Off-West End theatre.
Platanos College:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Reay Primary School:   Foundation school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Anne’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Helen’s Catholic School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St John’s Angell Town Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Mark’s Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Stockwell:   Stockwell is a district situated a couple of miles south-east of Charing Cross.
Stockwell Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Stockwell Primary School and Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Stockwell Skatepark:   
Vauxhall Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Chartist meeting, Kennington Common (1848):   On 10 April 1848, William Kilburn took daguerrotypes of the Great Chartist Meeting on Kennington Common – taken from the top of The Horns tavern were the first ever photos of a crowd scene.
Street cricket (1953):   Street cricket has been played across London since the rules of the game were formulated.
Zebra taxi:   Around 1912, a zebra-pulled taxi was active on the streets of Brixton.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
(formerly Lucas Road), SE5 · Akerman Road, SW9 · Albert Square, SW8 · Alvanley House, SW9 · Angell Park Gardens, SW9 · Angell Road, SW9 · Arches, SW9 · Argyll Close, SW9 · Ashmole Place, SW8 · Ashmole Street, SW8 · Atlantic Road, SW9 · Auckland Street, SE11 · Aulton Place, SE11 · Aveline Street, SE11 · Aytoun Place, SW9 · Aytoun Road, SW9 · Barrington Road, SW2 · Barrington Road, SW9 · Beehive Place, SW9 · Belinda Road, SW9 · Bellefields Road, SW9 · Benedict Road, SW9 · Bennett Road, SW9 · Black Prince Road, SE11 · Bolton Crescent, SE5 · Bolton Cresent, SE5 · Bonnington Square, SW8 · Bowden Street, SE11 · Bowling Green Street, SE11 · Bramah Green, SW9 · Brief Street, SE5 · Brixton Road, SE11 · Brixton Road, SW9 · Brixton Station Road, SW9 · Broomgrove Road, SW9 · Burgoyne Road, SW9 · Burnley Road, SW9 · Burton Road, SW9 · Caldwell Street, SW9 · Camberwell New Road, SE11 · Cancell Road, SW9 · Cantebury Court Kennington Park, SW9 · Canterbury Court, SW9 · Canterbury Crescent, SW9 · Canterbury Cresent, SW9 · Cardigan Street, SE11 · Carroun Road, SW8 · Chantrey Road, SW9 · Chester Way, SE11 · Chryssell Road, SW9 · Citadel Place, SE11 · Clapham Road, SW4 · Clapham Road, SW8 · Clapham Road, SW9 · Claribel Road, SW9 · Claylands Place, SW8 · Claylands Road, SW8 · Clayton Street, SE11 · Cleaver Square, SE11 · Cleaver Street, SE11 · Cobbett Street, SW8 · Cold Harbour Lane, SW9 · Coldha, SW9 · Coldharbour Lane, SW9 · Combermere Road, SW9 · Cottingham Road, SW8 · Courtenay Square, SE11 · Courtenay Street, SE11 · Cowley Road, SW9 · Cranmer Road, SW9 · Cranworth Gardens, SW9 · Crewdson Road, SW9 · Cromwell Road, SW9 · Crowhurst Close, SW9 · Dairy Mews, SW9 · Dalyell Road, SW9 · Denny Crescent, SE11 · Denny Cresent, SE11 · Dolland House, SE11 · Dorrell Place, SW9 · Dorset Road, SW8 · Durand Gardens, SW9 · Durham Street, SE11 · Ebbisham Drive, SW8 · Electric Avenue, SW9 · Electric Lane, SW9 · Elliott Road, SW9 · Evandale Road, SW9 · Evesham Walk, SW9 · Eythorne Road, SW9 · Farnham Royal, SE11 · Featley Road, SW9 · Fentiman Road, SW8 · Ferndale Road, SW9 · Ferrey Mews, SW9 · Fir Grove Road, SW9 · Fitzgerald House, SW9 · Fiveways Road, SW9 · Fountain Place, SW9 · Foxley Road, SW9 · Foxley Square, SW9 · Frederick Crescent, SW9 · Frederick Cresent, SW9 · Fyfield Road, SW9 · Gateley Road, SW9 · Glasshouse Walk, SE11 · Glendall Street, SW9 · Glyn Street, SE11 · Gosling Way, SW9 · Graphite Square, SE11 · Gresham Road, SW9 · Groveway, SW9 · Guinness Trust Estate, SW9 · Hackford Road, SW9 · Hackford Walk, SW9 · Hampson Way, SW8 · Handforth Road, SW9 · Hanover Gardens, SE11 · Hanover Gardens, SW8 · Hargwyne Street, SW9 · Harleyford Road, SE11 · Harleyford Road, SW8 · Harleyford Street, SE11 · Hilda Lockert Walk, SW9 · Hillyard Street, SW9 · Holland Grove, SW9 · Hotspur Street, SE11 · Ingleborough Street, SW9 · Irving Grove, SW9 · Jameson House, SE11 · Johnston Close, SW9 · Jonathan Street, SE11 · Kendal Close, SW9 · Kennington Lane, SE11 · Kennington Lane, SW8 · Kennington Oval, SE11 · Kennington Oval, SW8 · Kennington Park Place, SE11 · Kennington Park Road, SE11 · Kennington Park, SE5 · Kennington Road, SE11 · Kennington Road, SW95 · Kibworth Street, SW8 · Knatchbull Road, SW9 · Knight’s Walk, SE11 · Knowle Close, SW9 · Langton Road, SW9 · Laud Street, SE11 · Lauderdale House, SW9 · Lawn Lane, SW8 · Lett Road, SW9 · Liberty Street, SW9 · Listowel Close, SW9 · Lohmann House, SE11 · Lorn Road, SW9 · Lothian Road, SW9 · Loughborough Road, SW9 · Loughborough Street, SE11 · Magee Street, SE11 · Major Close, SW9 · Mallams Mews, SW9 · Marcella Road, SW9 · Market Row, SW9 · Marylee Way, SE11 · Meadow Road, SW8 · Melbourne Mews, SW9 · Melbury House, SW8 · Methley Street, SE11 · Millbrook Road, SW9 · Milverton Street, SE11 · Minerva Close, SW9 · Moat Place, SW9 · Montford Place, SE11 · Morat Street, SW9 · Mordaunt Street, SW9 · Mostyn Road, SW9 · Mowll Street, SW9 · Myatt Road, SW9 · Nealden Street, SW9 · Newburn Street, SE11 · Normandy Road, SW9 · Nursery Road, SW9 · Offley Road, SW9 · Orsett Street, SE11 · Oval Place, SW8 · Oval Way, SE11 · Overton Road, SW9 · Palfrey Place, SW8 · Patmos Road, SW9 · Peckford Place, SW9 · Pegasus Place, SE11 · Perseverance Place, SW9 · Popes Road, SW9 · Prima Road, SW9 · Printers Road, SW9 · Pulross Road, SW9 · Radcot Street, SE11 · Railway Arches, SW9 · Ramsey House, SW9 · Randall Road, SE11 · Rathgar Road, SW9 · Ravensdon Street, SE11 · Reliance Arcade, SW9 · Richborne Terrace, SW8 · Richborne Terrace, SW9 · Ridgway Road, SW9 · Robsart Street, SW9 · Romero Close, SW9 · Rumsey Road, SW9 · Rupert Gardens, SW9 · Russell Grove, SW9 · Saint Martin’s Road, SW9 · Saint Michael’s Road, SW9 · Sancroft Street, SE11 · Sedley House, SE11 · Sherborne House, SW8 · Sidney Road, SW9 · Silk Mews, SE11 · Simpson House, SE11 · Somerville Close, SW9 · South Island Place, SW9 · South Lambeth Road, SW9 · Southey Road, SW9 · Spicer Close, SW9 · St Jame’s Crescent, SW9 · St Jamess Crescent, SW9 · St Johns Crescent, SW9 · St Lawrence way, SW9 · St Martins Road, SW9 · St Michaels Road, SW9 · St Oswalds Place, SE11 · St. Martin’s Road, SW9 · Stanley Close, SW8 · Stannary Street, SE11 · Stansfield Road, SW9 · Station Avenue, SW9 · Stockwell Avenue, SW9 · Stockwell Gardens, SW9 · Stockwell Green, SW9 · Stockwell Lane, SW9 · Stockwell Park Crescent, SW9 · Stockwell Park Cresent, SW9 · Stockwell Park Road, SW9 · Stockwell Park Walk, SW9 · Stockwell Road, SW9 · Studios, N1 · Styles Gardens, SW9 · Sussex Walk, SW9 · Swinford Gardens, SW9 · Tent City, NW10 · Terrace Walk, SW8 · The Fosters Oval, SE11 · The Stableyard, SW9 · Thornton Street, SW9 · Thrayle House, SW9 · Tinworth Street, SE11 · Torrey Drive, SW9 · Trigon Road, SW8 · Turberville House, SW9 · Tyers Street, SE11 · Tyers Terrace, SE11 · Urlwin Walk, SW9 · Usborne Mews, SW8 · Valentia Place, SW9 · Van Gogh Walk, SW9 · Vassall Road, SW9 · Vauxhall Grove, SW8 · Vauxhall Street, SE11 · Vauxhall Walk, SE11 · Villa Road, SW9 · Western Road, SW9 · Westminster Business Square, SE11 · White Hart Street, SE11 · Wickham Street, SE11 · Wickwood Street, SE5 · Wilkinson Street, SW8 · Wiltshire Road, SW9 · Winans Walk, SW9 · Winchester House Kennington Park, SW9 · Winchester House, SW9 · Windmill Row, SE11 · Worgan Street, SE11 · Wynne Road, SW9 · Wynyard Terrace, SE11 ·
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