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Kennington Park Road is one of the streets of London in the SE11 postal area.



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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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Post by Evelyn Johnson: Sturgeon Road, SE17

I lived at 105 Sturgeon Road in 1956 went to st Paul’s church Lorrimore sqN8DvL
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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
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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
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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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Pep Guardiola congratulates Manchester United on Alexis Sanchez transfer as Manchester City miss out
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Jude Kelly to leave Southbank Centre
Southbank Centre artistic director Jude Kelly has announced that she is leaving the riverside arts complex after 12 years.

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Gerard Pique has penned a contract extension at Barcelona, with his new deal taking him through until the age of 34.
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Norwich defender Timm Klose admits Willian deserved penalty after VAR denied Chelsea in FA Cup
Norwich defender Timm Klose has admitted he fouled Willian in a decision which ignited Video Assistant Referee controversy as Chelsea were denied a penalty.

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger could lose 50 games in a row and would have my utmost respect, says Roy Hodgsom
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Networking event to help Ealing mums return to work

A BACK to Business networking event, designed to help mums returning to work after maternity leave, is being held this Thursday (18) at Storey’s flexible workspace, International House, Ealing, 6.30-9pm.


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Looks can be deceiving for Pubspy as he tries this Greenwich pub

We are told time and again not to judge a book by its cover, however that is exactly what I did when choosing the Admiral Hardy in Greenwich to be this week’s pub of choice.


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Oval

Oval tube station in Kennington is named after The Oval Cricket Ground, which it serves.

The station opened on 18 December 1890 as part of the City & South London Railway. It opened as Kennington Oval, and was designed by Thomas Phillips Figgis with elements of early Arts and Crafts and neo-classical detailing. The structure was made distinctive by a lead-covered dome with cupola lantern and weathervane which housed some of the lift equipment; the main part of the building was of red brick. The station building was rebuilt in the early 1920s when the line was modernised and was refurbished during late 2007/early 2008 at street level with a modern tiling scheme inside and out, giving the station a more modern look. Reflecting its proximity to the cricket ground, the internal decorative tiling features large images of cricketers in various stances.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
City Racing:   City Racing was an artist-run space in Kennington, South London which was active between 1988 and 1998.
Horns Tavern:   The first mention of the Green Man and Horns tavern near Kennington Common was in 1725.
Kennington:   Kennington was a royal manor in the ancient parish of St Mary, Lambeth in the county of Surrey and was the administrative centre of the parish from 1853.
Kennington Park:   Kennington Park is a public park in Kennington, south London.
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.


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.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
(formerly Hillingdon Street), SE17 · (formerly Hillingdon Street), SE5 · (formerly Lucas Road), SE5 · Alberta Street, SE17 · Bishops Terrace, SE11 · Bolton Crescent, SE5 · Bolton Cresent, SE5 · Bowden Street, SE11 · Bowling Green Street, SE11 · Braganza Street, SE17 · Brixton Road, SE11 · Brook Drive, SE11 · Camberwell New Road, SE11 · Cardigan Street, SE11 · Castlebrook Close, SE11 · Chester Way, SE11 · Churchyard Row, SE1 · Churchyard Row, SE11 · Clayton Street, SE11 · Cleaver Square, SE11 · Cleaver Street, SE11 · Conwall Square Kennings Way, SE11 · Courtenay Square, SE11 · Dante Place, SE11 · Dante Road, SE11 · De Laune Street, SE17 · Denny Crescent, SE11 · Denny Cresent, SE11 · Doddington Grove, SE17 · Dryden Court, SE11 · Dugard Way, SE11 · Elliott’s Row, SE11 · Faunce Street, SE17 · Geraldine Street, SE1 · Geraldine Street, SE11 · Gilbert Road, SE11 · Harleyford Street, SE11 · Harmsworth Street, SE17 · Hayles Street, SE11 · Hedger Street, SE11 · Heralds Place, SE11 · Holyoak Road, SE11 · Hotspur Street, SE11 · Kempsford Road, SE11 · Kennings Way, SE11 · Kennington Lane, SE11 · Kennington Lane, SW8 · Kennington Park Gardens, SE17 · Kennington Park Place, SE11 · Kennington Park Place, SE17 · Kennington Park Road, SE11 · Kennington Park Road, SE17 · Kennington Park, SE5 · Kennington Road, SE11 · Kennington Road, SW95 · Lamlash Street, SE11 · Lohmann House, SE11 · Magee Street, SE11 · Methley Street, SE11 · Milverton Street, SE11 · Monkton Street, SE11 · Newington Butts, SE11 · Nightingale Mews, SE11 · Oakden Street, SE11 · Opal Street, SE11 · Orient Street, SE11 · Oswin Street, SE11 · Otto Street, SE17 · Pegasus Place, SE11 · Penton Place, SE11 · Prima Road, SW9 · Radcot Street, SE11 · Ravensdon Street, SE11 · Reedworth Street, SE11 · Renfrew Road, SE11 · Royal Road, SE11 · Royal Road, SE17 · Saint Agnes Place, SE11 · Sharstead Street, SE17 · Sharsted Street, SE17 · Silk Mews, SE11 · St Agnes Place, SE11 · St Georges Road, SE1 · St George’s Road, SE1 · St Marys Gardens, SE11 · St Marys Walk, SE11 · St. Agnes Place, SE11 · Stannary Street, SE11 · Vauxhall Street, SE11 · Walcot Square, SE11 · Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 · Westminster Business Square, SE11 · White Hart Street, SE11 · Wincott Street, SE11 · Windmill Row, SE11 ·


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