Vauxhall Cross, SW8

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Vauxhall Cross is now known as the site of the MI5 headquarters.

The area in front of the bus station was a large junction known as Vauxhall Cross. Upper Keenington Lane was a major thoroughfare linking Vauxhall Bridge with the Elephant and Castle with Vauxhall Cross the junction formed with roads coming from the south.

At the beginning of the nineteenth century, it was the site of a turnpike.

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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
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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
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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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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: 17 Jun 2018 15:30 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: St. Jamess Park
Police hunt man who sexually assaulted schoolgirl on Greenwich bus
Police are on the hunt for the man who sexually assaulted a schoolgirl on a bus in Greenwich.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16296169.Police_hunt_man_who_sexually_assaulted_schoolgirl_on_Greenwich_bus/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Stockwell
Kingston High Street closed by police after man found with serious head injuries
Kingston High Street had to be closed all night after police found a man collapsed with head injuries.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16295956.Kingston_High_Street_closed_by_police_after_man_found_with_serious_head_injuries/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Southwark
Lib Dems win London Bridge & West Bermondsey election
The Liberal Democrats have won the hotly contested election in London Bridge and West Bermondsey, giving them 14 seats on Southwark Council to Labour’s 49 seats.

http://feeds.london-se1.co.uk/~r/se1-news/~3/YCmo-v8Uwuw/9642

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Post by LDNnews: St. Jamess Park
Woman pushing daughter in buggy is latest victim of ’mugger who targets young mums’
A mum pushing her two-year-old daughter in a buggy has become the latest victim of a violent mugger who targets young mums.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16292975.Woman_pushing_daughter_in_buggy_is_latest_victim_of___39_mugger_who_targets_young_mums__39_/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Stockwell
Woman pushing daughter in buggy is latest victim of ’mugger who targets young mums’
A mum pushing her two-year-old daughter in a buggy has become the latest victim of a violent mugger who targets young mums.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16292980.Woman_pushing_daughter_in_buggy_is_latest_victim_of___39_mugger_who_targets_young_mums__39_/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Southwark
Southwark’s model railway club seeks new home
The Southwark and District Model Railway Club is looking for a new home.

http://feeds.london-se1.co.uk/~r/se1-news/~3/FBNlMGcD9rU/9639

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Post by LDNnews: Stockwell
Group of pupils involved in Cheam school incident disciplined, says head

The head of a Cheam secondary school says some pupils who were filmed being involved in an altercation that was published online have been reprimanded.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16291021.Group_of_pupils_involved_in_Cheam_school_incident_disciplined__says_head/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: St. Jamess Park
’Have you ever dabbed with Paul Pogba’ - Jose Mourinho pays visit to Wimbledon school

A group of Wimbledon students got the shock of their lives recently when Jose Mourinho popped by for a visit.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16291071._Have_you_ever_dabbed_with_Paul_Pogba__-_Jose_Mourinho_pays_visit_to_Wimbledon_school/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Southwark
No sign of replacement for Great Dover Street Post Office
Six months after the closure of the Great Dover Street Post Office, plans for a replacement service have not yet materialised.

http://feeds.london-se1.co.uk/~r/se1-news/~3/ZvzWZM6-h6o/9636

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LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Battersea Power Station:   Battersea Power Station is a future Underground station on the Northern Line.
Griffin Primary School:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
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.
Lilian Baylis Technology School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Newton Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 13.
Nine Elms:   Nine Elms is a planned London Underground station to be built in Nine Elms, Battersea.
Sleaford Street School:   Sleaford Street School opened in 1874.
St Anne’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St George’s CofE 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.
St Mary’s RC Voluntary Aided Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Tate Britain:   Tate Britain (known from 1897 to 1932 as the National Gallery of British Art and from 1932 to 2000 as the Tate Gallery) is an art gallery situated on Millbank in London.
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.
Vauxhall Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Wyvil Primary School and Centres for Children With Speech and Language Impairment and Autism:   Foundation school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Yvonne Carr Children Centre:   This is a children’s centre.


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 · Arches Miles Street, SW8 · Arden House, SE11 · Arden Street, SW8 · Ascalon Street, SW8 · Atterbury Street, SW1P · Auckland Street, SE11 · Aveline Street, SE11 · Battersea Park Road, SW8 · Belmore Street, SW8 · Black Prince Road, SE11 · Blore Close, SW8 · Bondway, SW8 · Bonnington Square, 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 · Christchurch Vicarage, SW8 · Citadel Place, SE11 · 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 · Durham Street, SE11 · Ebbisham Drive, SW8 · Elm Lane, SW8 · Farnham Royal, SE11 · Fellmongers Path, SE1 · Fentiman Road, SW8 · Flower Market, SW8 · Fount Street, SW8 · 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 · 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 · Jameson House, SE11 · Jonathan Street, SE11 · Kennington Oval, SE11 · Kirtling Street, SW8 · Knight’s Walk, SE11 · Langley Lane, SW8 · Laud Street, SE11 · Lawn Lane, SE11 · Lawn Lane, SW8 · Linford Street, SW8 · Lockington Road, SW8 · Loughborough Street, SE11 · Magee Street, SE11 · Market Towers, SW8 · Miles Street, SW8 · Montford Place, SE11 · New Covent Garden Centre, SW8 · Newburn Street, SE11 · Nine Elms Lane, SW8 · Orsett Street, SE11 · Oval Way, SE11 · Pagden Street, SW8 · Palmerston Way, SW8 · Park Place, SW8 · Parry Street, SW8 · Pascal Street, SW8 · Patmore Street, SW8 · Pegasus Place, SE11 · Ponton Road, SW8 · Randall Road, SE11 · Rita Road, SW8 · Riverside Walk East, EC3R · Riverside Walk, SW1V · Riverside Walk, SW8 · Rudolf Place, SW8 · Sancroft Street, SE11 · Savona Street, SW8 · Sleaford Industrial Estate, SW8 · Sleaford Street, SW8 · South Lambeth Place, SW8 · Southville, SW8 · St George Wharf, SW8 · St Oswalds Place, SE11 · St. Georges Close, SW8 · Stanley Close, SW8 · 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 · Trenchold Street, SW8 · Tun Yard, SW8 · Tweed Street, SW8 · Tyers Street, SE11 · Tyers Terrace, SE11 · Vauxhall Bridge, SE1 · Vauxhall Bridge, SW1P · Vauxhall Bridge, SW1V · Vauxhall Bridge, SW8 · Vauxhall Cross, SW8 · Vauxhall Grove, SW8 · Vauxhall Walk, SE11 · Wadhurst Road, SW8 · West Bridge, SW8 · Wickham Street, SE11 · Worgan Street, SE11 · Wynyard Terrace, SE11 · Wyvil Estate, SW8 · Wyvil Road, SW8 ·

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