Hackford Walk, SW9

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Hackford Walk is one of the streets of London in the SW9 postal area.



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Christobel Warren-Jones
Christobel Warren-Jones   
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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Added: 23 Jan 2018 15:07 GMT   
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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   
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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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Added: 8 Dec 2017 23:23 GMT   
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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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Added: 16 Oct 2017 19:04 GMT   
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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
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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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Post by LDNnews: Elephant and Castle
'This was the biggest game of my life': Liverpool fans devastated after mayor admits defeat over Champions League Final cancelled flights fiasco
Liverpool fans have been left devastated after the city’s mayor admitted defeat in his bid to solve the fiasco over cancelled flights to the Champions League Final in Ukraine.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/this-was-the-biggest-game-of-my-life-liverpool-fans-devastated-after-mayor-admits-defeat-over-a3848836.html

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-44237967

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Post by LDNnews: Clapham North
CCTV released after Welling worker ’punched and kicked’ in reported shoplifting

Police have released footage of a woman they would like to speak to regarding a shoplifting and reported assault in Welling.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16247854.CCTV_released_after_Welling_worker__punched_and_kicked__in_reported_shoplifting/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Clapham Common
School pal of mum murdered in Bromley pays moving tribute to ’really good friend’

The friend of a mum found murdered in Bromley has paid tribute to her former school pal.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16248112.School_pal_of_mum_murdered_in_Bromley_pays_moving_tribute_to__really_good_friend_/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: St. Jamess Park
Eltham resident’s burglary warning after finding ’target’ marking by back gate

There are fears burglars could be striking at homes in Eltham after a resident found a "target-like" mark near his back gate.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16248430.Eltham_resident_s_burglary_warning_after_finding__target__marking_by_back_gate/?ref=rss

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Added: 25 May 2018 10:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Stockwell
Liverpool players arrive in Kiev ahead of Real Madrid Champions League final, while fans face travel nightmare
Liverpool players and staff have arrived in Kiev ahead of their Champions League final against Real Madrid on Saturday.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/liverpool-players-arrive-in-kiev-ahead-of-real-madrid-champions-league-final-while-fans-face-travel-a3847936.html

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How Fulham can beat Aston Villa and seal return to the Premier League
Fulham have the chance to end a four-year absence from the Premier League when they take on Aston Villa in the Championship Play-Off Final on Saturday.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/how-fulham-can-beat-aston-villa-and-seal-return-to-the-premier-league-a3848171.html

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Anti-terror police arrest man, 19
The 19-year-old was arrested in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, on Wednesday evening.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-44232309

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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.


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Angell Town:   Angell Town is a large, municipally-built housing complex on the Brixton/Stockwell border.
Stockwell:   Stockwell is a district situated a couple of miles south-east of Charing Cross.
Stockwell Skatepark:   


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Akerman Road, SW9 · Albert Square, SW8 · Alvanley House, SW9 · Angell Park Gardens, SW9 · Angell Road, SW9 · Atlantic Road, SW9 · Aytoun Place, SW9 · Aytoun Road, SW9 · Barrington Road, SW2 · Barrington Road, SW9 · Belinda Road, SW9 · Benedict Road, SW9 · Bennett Road, SW9 · Bramah Green, SW9 · Brief Street, SE5 · Brixton Road, SW9 · Burnley Road, SW9 · Burton Road, SW9 · Caldwell Street, SW9 · Cancell Road, SW9 · Canterbury Crescent, SW9 · Canterbury Cresent, SW9 · Chryssell Road, SW9 · Clapham Road, SW4 · Clapham Road, SW8 · Clapham Road, SW9 · Claribel Road, SW9 · Cobbett Street, SW8 · Coldha, SW9 · Cowley Road, SW9 · Cranmer Road, SW9 · Cranworth Gardens, SW9 · Crewdson Road, SW9 · Cromwell Road, SW9 · Crowhurst Close, SW9 · Dairy Mews, SW9 · Durand Gardens, SW9 · Electric Avenue, SW9 · Electric Lane, SW9 · Elliott Road, SW9 · Evandale Road, SW9 · Evesham Walk, SW9 · Eythorne Road, SW9 · Featley 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 · Gosling Way, SW9 · Gresham Road, SW9 · Groveway, SW9 · Guinness Trust Estate, SW9 · Hackford Road, SW9 · Hackford Walk, SW9 · Handforth Road, SW9 · Hilda Lockert Walk, SW9 · Hillyard Street, SW9 · Holland Grove, SW9 · Ingleborough Street, SW9 · Johnston Close, SW9 · Kendal Close, SW9 · Kibworth Street, SW8 · Knatchbull Road, SW9 · Knowle Close, SW9 · Langton Road, SW9 · Lauderdale House, SW9 · Lett Road, SW9 · Liberty Street, SW9 · Listowel Close, SW9 · Lorn Road, SW9 · Lothian Road, SW9 · Loughborough Road, SW9 · Major Close, SW9 · Mallams Mews, SW9 · Marcella Road, SW9 · Market Row, SW9 · Melbourne Mews, SW9 · Millbrook Road, SW9 · Minerva Close, SW9 · Moat Place, SW9 · Morat Street, SW9 · Mostyn Road, SW9 · Mowll Street, SW9 · Myatt Road, SW9 · Normandy Road, SW9 · Offley Road, SW9 · Overton Road, SW9 · Patmos Road, SW9 · Peckford Place, SW9 · Perseverance Place, SW9 · Prima Road, SW9 · Printers Road, SW9 · Ramsey House, SW9 · Rathgar Road, SW9 · Reliance Arcade, SW9 · Ridgway Road, SW9 · Robsart Street, SW9 · Rumsey Road, SW9 · Rupert Gardens, SW9 · Russell Grove, SW9 · Saint Martin’s Road, SW9 · Saint Michael’s Road, SW9 · Sidney Road, SW9 · 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. Martin’s Road, SW9 · Station Avenue, SW9 · Stockwell Gardens, SW9 · Stockwell Lane, SW9 · Stockwell Park Crescent, SW9 · Stockwell Park Cresent, SW9 · Stockwell Park Road, SW9 · Stockwell Park Walk, SW9 · Stockwell Road, SW9 · Styles Gardens, SW9 · Sussex Walk, SW9 · Swinford Gardens, SW9 · The Stableyard, SW9 · Thornton Street, SW9 · Torrey Drive, SW9 · Urlwin Walk, SW9 · Van Gogh Walk, SW9 · Vassall Road, SW9 · Villa Road, SW9 · Western Road, SW9 · Wickwood Street, SE5 · Wiltshire Road, SW9 · Winans Walk, SW9 · Winchester House Kennington Park, SW9 · Wynne Road, SW9 ·

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