Nine Elms Lane, SW8

Road in/near Vauxhall, existing between 1645 and now

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Road · Vauxhall · SW8 · Contributed by Scott Hatton
FEBRUARY
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2017
Nine Elms Station map in the 1850s with the new line to Waterloo on right.

Nine Elms Lane was named around 1645, from a row of elm trees bordering the road.

In 1838, at the time of construction of the London and Southampton Railway, the area was described as “a low swampy district occasionally overflowed by the Thames
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Ann Fraser
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Added: 19 Apr 2018 13:26 GMT   
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Post by Ann Fraser: Broughton Street, SW8

I have been doing some family research and have found 4 plus addresses family lived in from 1901 onwards, 43 Broughton Street 1901 census, Edward P Pritchard, Wife Harriet and children Helen, Frederick, Alice & Albert. Also in 1920 Edward & Harriet Pritchard also registered Alfred & Alice Mantell. 60 Broughton St 1920 Helen Harriet and Alfred De La Porte (Helen Pritchard). Also Alice Pritchard shown born 1888 in Montifore Street and later at No. 40 Broughton Street. Plus 1A Emu Road Emily & Frederick Pritchard and daughter Peggy (Margaret Helen Pritchard). Emily was there until 1977 when she died. The area was known as Park Town. I used to live in North Street, SW4 in the 1980s, now over in Wandsworth.


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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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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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
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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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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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Embassy Gardens Market returns with world cuisine selection
A locally sourced food and drink market is returning to Nine Elms.

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Cancellations after new train timetable and queues due to roadworks

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Archers actor Stephen Kennedy to tutor Kingston Grammar School drama pupils as new ’actor-in-residence’
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Nine Elms

Nine Elms is a planned London Underground station to be built in Nine Elms, Battersea.

It is to be served by the Northern line as part of a two-station extension from Kennington to serve the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station. It will serve as the intermediate for the new branch. The station will be the nearest station to the New Covent Garden Market.

The station was given the final approval by the Secretary of State for Transport in November 2014 with it projected to open along with Battersea Power Station tube station and the whole extension by 2020.

Construction began in 2015. In mid-February 2017 the two large tunnel boring machines were delivered to the Battersea construction site, and lowered to tunnel level by a large crane. The boring machines have been named Helen and Amy following a competition amongst local school children.

Battersea Power Station and Nine Elms tube stations will be located in Zone 1. Trains from Battersea will only run via Charing Cross as the branch will be extended off the Kennington Loop.

The station will be designed and built by Ferrovial Agroman Laing O’Rourke.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Battersea Power Station:   Battersea Power Station is a future Underground station on the Northern Line.
Nine Elms:   Nine Elms is a planned London Underground station to be built in Nine Elms, Battersea.
Pimlico Academy:   Pimlico Academy (formerly Pimlico School) is a mixed-sex education secondary school and sixth form with academy status.
Sleaford Street School:   Sleaford Street School opened in 1874.
Vauxhall:   Vauxhall is an inner city area of Central London in the London Borough of Lambeth.
Vauxhall Gardens:   Vauxhall Gardens was a pleasure garden, one of the leading venues for public entertainment from the mid 17th century to the mid 19th century.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Beet Court (1910):   Photograph of Beet Court aka Lemon Court, in 1910.
Old Red Cow:   The Old Red Cow (right of picture)
Vauxhall Station early 1900s.:   Vauxhall at the turn of the twentieth century.
York Wharf:   York Wharf, photographed in 1866.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albert Embankment, SE1 · Albert Embankment, SE11 · Albert Embankment, SW8 · Albert Embarkment, SE1 · Albert Enbankment, SE1 · Andrew Place, SW8 · Arden Street, SW8 · Ascalon Street, SW8 · Auckland Street, SE11 · Aveline Street, SE11 · Aylesford Street, SW1V · Balvaird Place, SW1V · Battersea Park Road, SW8 · Belmore Street, SW8 · Bessborough Place, SW1V · Black Prince Road, SE11 · Blore Close, SW8 · Bowling Green Street, SE11 · Bradmead, SW8 · Bramley Crescent, SW8 · Bridgefoot, SW8 · Brooklands Passage, SW8 · Brooks Court, SW8 · Cardigan Street, SE11 · Carey Gardens, SW8 · Ceylon Street, SW8 · Cherwell Street, SW8 · Chichester Street, SW1V · Christchurch Vicarage, SW8 · Citadel Place, SE11 · Claverton Street, SW1V · Clayton Street, SE11 · Clyston Street, SW8 · Condell Road, SW8 · Corunna Road, SW8 · Courtenay Square, SE11 · Courtenay Street, SE11 · Cowthorpe Road, SW8 · Crimsworth Road, SW8 · Cringle Street, SW1V · Cringle Street, SW8 · Deeley Road, SW8 · Dolphin Square East Side, SW1V · Dolphin Square West Side, SW1V · Dolphin Square West, SW1V · Duncan House, SW1V · Durham Street, SE11 · Elm Lane, SW8 · Farnham Royal, SE11 · Fellmongers Path, SE1 · Flower Market, SW8 · Fount Street, SW8 · Frobisher House, SW1V · Fruit And Vegetable Market, SW8 · Fruit Vegetable Market, SW8 · Glasshouse Walk, SE11 · Glyn Street, SE11 · Goding Street, SE11 · Goldsboro Road, SW8 · Goldsborough House Springfield Estate, SW8 · Graphite Square, SE11 · Grosvenor Road, SW1V · Grosvenor Road, SW8 · Haines Street, SW8 · Hanover Gardens, SE11 · Hanover Gardens, SW8 · Harleyford Road, SE11 · Harleyford Road, SW8 · Harleyford Street, SE11 · Havelock Terrace Arches, SW8 · Havelock Terrace, SW8 · Hemans Street, SW8 · Hookham Court, SW8 · Imex Business Centre, SW8 · Imex Centre, SW8 · Kennington Oval, SE11 · Keyes House, SW1V · Kirtling Street, SW8 · Knight’s Walk, SE11 · Laud Street, SE11 · Lindsay Square, SW1V · Linford Street, SW8 · Link House, SW8 · Lockington Road, SW8 · Loughborough Street, SE11 · Magee Street, SE11 · Market Towers, SW8 · Montford Place, SE11 · Nelson House, SW1V · New Covent Garden Centre, SW8 · Newburn Street, SE11 · Nine Elms Lane, SW8 · Orsett Street, SE11 · Oval Way, SE11 · Pagden Street, SW8 · Palmerston Way, SW8 · Pascal Street, SW8 · Patmore Street, SW8 · Pegasus Place, SE11 · Ponton Road, SW8 · Riverside Walk East, EC3R · Riverside Walk, SW8 · Rudolf Place, SW8 · Saint George’s Square, SW1V · Sancroft Street, SE11 · Savona Street, SW8 · Sleaford Industrial Estate, SW8 · Sleaford Street, SW8 · Southville, SW8 · St George Wharf, SW8 · St Georges Square, SW1V · St Oswalds Place, SE11 · St. Georges Close, SW8 · St.George’s Square, SW1V · Stewart Court, SW8 · Stewart’s Road, SW8 · Stewarts Road, SW8 · Studios, N1 · Tent City, NW10 · The Fosters Oval, SE11 · The Pavilion, SW8 · Thessaly Road, SW8 · Thorparch Road, SW8 · Tinworth Street, SE11 · Tun Yard, SW8 · Tweed Street, SW8 · Tyers Street, SE11 · Tyers Terrace, SE11 · Vauxhall Cross, SW8 · Wadhurst Road, SW8 · Wickham Street, SE11 · Worgan Street, SE11 · Wynyard Terrace, SE11 ·

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