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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.

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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
KC Alexander   
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
Allen Waters   
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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Evelyn Johnson
Evelyn Johnson   
Added: 8 Dec 2017 23:23 GMT   
IP: 70.53.91.62
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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
Pauline jones   
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
Robert smitherman   
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 Aug 2018 11:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Clapham North
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LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Archbishop Sumner Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
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.
Bishops House Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Charlotte Sharman Primary School:   Foundation school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 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.
Ethelred Nursery School & Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Ethelred Nursery School and Children’s Centre:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 4.
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:   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.
Kennington Park Academy:   Academy alternative provision converter which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
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.
Morley College:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 18 and 99.
Octavia House Schools:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 16.
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.
Saint Gabriel’s College:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
St Anne’s Catholic 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.
The Marine Society College of the Sea:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 18 and 99.
Vauxhall Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Walnut Tree Walk 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.
Wake Street:   Wake Street (King Street before the 1880s) was featured in photos from the Picture Post edition of 31 December 1938.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
(formerly Hillingdon Street), SE5 · (formerly Lucas Road), SE5 · Akerman Road, SE5 · Akerman Road, SW9 · Albert Square, SW8 · Alvanley House, SW9 · Arden House, SE11 · Ashmole Place, SW8 · Ashmole Street, SW8 · Aulton Place, SE11 · Aveline Street, SE11 · Aytoun Place, SW9 · Aytoun Road, SW9 · Beaufoy Walk, SE11 · Bedlam Mews, SE11 · Bennett Road, SW9 · Bishops Terrace, SE11 · Black Prince Road, SE11 · Bolton Crescent, SE5 · Bolton Cresent, SE5 · Bowden Street, SE11 · Bowling Green Street, SE11 · Bramah Green, SW9 · Brief Street, SE5 · Brixton Road, SE11 · Brixton Road, SW9 · Brook Drive, SE11 · Broomgrove Road, SW9 · Burton Road, SW9 · Caldwell Street, SW9 · Camberwell New Road, SE11 · Cancell Road, SW9 · Cardigan Street, SE11 · Carroun Road, SW8 · Castlebrook Close, SE11 · Chester Way, SE11 · China Walk, SE11 · Chryssell Road, SW9 · Churchyard Row, SE1 · Churchyard Row, SE11 · Clapham Road, SW8 · Claribel Road, SW9 · Claylands Place, SW8 · Claylands Road, SW8 · Clayton Street, SE11 · Cleaver Square, SE11 · Cleaver Street, SE11 · Cobbett Street, SW8 · Coldha, SW9 · Conwall Square Kennings Way, SE11 · 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 · Dante Place, SE11 · Dante Road, SE11 · De Laune Street, SE17 · Denny Crescent, SE11 · Denny Cresent, SE11 · Distin Street, SE11 · Dolland House, SE11 · Dryden Court, SE11 · Dugard Way, SE11 · Durand Gardens, SW9 · Durham Street, SE11 · Ebbisham Drive, SW8 · Elliott Road, SW9 · Elliott’s Row, SE11 · Evandale Road, SW9 · Evesham Walk, SW9 · Eythorne Road, SW9 · Farnham Royal, SE11 · Ferrey Mews, SW9 · Fir Grove Road, SW9 · Fitzalan Street, SE11 · Fitzgerald House, SW9 · Fiveways Road, SW9 · Fountain Place, SW9 · Foxley Road, SW9 · Foxley Square, SW9 · Geraldine Street, SE1 · Geraldine Street, SE11 · Gibson Road, SE11 · Gilbert Road, SE11 · Gosling Way, SW9 · Groveway, SW9 · Guinness Trust Estate, SW9 · Hackford Road, SW9 · Hackford Walk, SW9 · Handforth Road, SW9 · Hanover Gardens, SE11 · Hanover Gardens, SW8 · Hanworth House, SE5 · Harleyford Road, SW8 · Harleyford Street, SE11 · Harmsworth Street, SE17 · Hayles Street, SE11 · Hedger Street, SE11 · Heralds Place, SE11 · Hilda Lockert Walk, SW9 · Hillyard Street, SW9 · Holland Grove, SW9 · Holyoak Road, SE11 · Hornbeam Close, SE11 · Hotspur Street, SE11 · Hurley Road, SE11 · Ingleborough Street, SW9 · Johnston Close, SW9 · Jonathan Street, SE11 · Juxon Street, SE11 · Kempsford Road, SE11 · Kendal Close, SE5 · Kendal Close, SW9 · Kennings Way, SE11 · Kennington Lane, SE11 · Kennington Lane, SW8 · Kennington Oval, SE11 · Kennington Oval, 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 · Kibworth Street, SW8 · Lambeth Walk, SE1 · Lambeth Walk, SE11 · Lamlash Street, SE11 · Lauderdale House, SW9 · Lett Road, SW9 · Liberty Street, SW9 · Lilac Place, SE11 · Listowel Close, SW9 · Lohmann House, SE11 · Lollard Street, SE11 · Lorn Road, SW9 · Loughborough Road, SW9 · Loughborough Street, SE11 · Magee Street, SE11 · Marcella Road, SW9 · Market Row, SW9 · Marylee Way, SE11 · Melbourne Mews, SW9 · Methley Street, SE11 · Milverton Street, SE11 · Minerva Close, SW9 · Monkton Street, SE11 · Montford Place, SE11 · Morat Street, SW9 · Mostyn Road, SW9 · Mowll Street, SW9 · Newburn Street, SE11 · Newington Butts, SE11 · Newport Street, SE11 · Nightingale Mews, SE11 · Norfolk Row, SE1 · Normandy Road, SW9 · Oakden Street, SE11 · Offley Road, SW9 · Old Paradise Street, SE1 · Old Paradise Street, SE11 · Opal Street, SE11 · Orient Street, SE11 · Orsett Street, SE11 · Oswin Street, SE11 · Oval Place, SW8 · Oval Way, SE11 · Overton Road, SW9 · Palfrey Place, SW8 · Patmos Road, SW9 · Peckford Place, SW9 · Pegasus Place, SE11 · Penton Place, SE11 · Perseverance Place, SW9 · Pratt Walk, SE1 · Pratt Walk, SE11 · Prima Road, SW9 · Printers Road, SW9 · Radcot Street, SE11 · Ramsey House, SW9 · Ravensdon Street, SE11 · Reedworth Street, SE11 · Renfrew Road, SE11 · Richborne Terrace, SW8 · Richborne Terrace, SW9 · Robsart Street, SW9 · Russell Grove, SW9 · Sail Street, SE11 · Saint Agnes Place, SE11 · Saint George’s Road, SE1 · Saint Martin’s Road, SW9 · Sancroft Street, SE11 · Saunders Street, SE11 · Scotson House, SE11 · Sedley House, SE11 · Sidney Road, SW9 · Silk Mews, SE11 · Simpson House, SE11 · Somerville Close, SW9 · South Island Place, SW9 · South Street, SE11 · Southey Road, SW9 · St Agnes Place, SE11 · St Georges Road, SE1 · St George’s Road, SE1 · St Lawrence way, SW9 · St Martins Road, SW9 · St Marys Gardens, SE11 · St Marys Walk, SE11 · St Oswalds Place, SE11 · St. Agnes Place, SE11 · St. Martin’s Road, SW9 · Stannary Street, SE11 · Stockwell Lane, SW9 · Stockwell Park Crescent, SW9 · Stockwell Park Cresent, SW9 · Stockwell Park Road, SW9 · Stockwell Road, SW9 · Studios, N1 · Sussex Walk, SW9 · Terrace Walk, SW8 · The Fosters Oval, SE11 · The Stableyard, SW9 · Thornton Street, SW9 · Torrey Drive, SW9 · Trigon Road, SW8 · Tyers Street, SE11 · Tyers Terrace, SE11 · Urlwin Walk, SW9 · Usborne Mews, SW8 · Van Gogh Walk, SW9 · Vassall Road, SW9 · Vauxhall Street, SE11 · Walcot Square, SE11 · Walnut Tree Walk, SE11 · Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 · Westminster Business Square, SE11 · White Hart Street, SE11 · Whitgift Street, SE11 · Wickham Street, SE11 · Winans Walk, SW9 · Winchester House Kennington Park, SW9 · Winchester House, SW9 · Wincott Parade, SE11 · Wincott Street, SE11 · Windmill Row, SE11 · Wynne Road, SW9 · Wynyard Terrace, SE11 ·
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