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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 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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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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Post by LDNnews: Clapham North
Teenager cleared of sexually assaulting girl on Twickenham-Richmond train

A teenager has been cleared of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15889059.Teenager_cleared_of_sexually_assaulting_girl_on_Twickenham_Richmond_train/?ref=rss
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How Watford's new head coach Javi Gracia stunned Spain's big guns
Javi Gracia had a reputation for upsetting the big two in Spain during his time at Malaga, and Watford need his tactical nous to stop the top six in the Premier League during the run-in.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/watford-news-how-new-head-coach-javi-gracia-stunned-spain-big-guns-a3746601.html
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Fifa confirm VAR will be used at 2018 World Cup as they plan sponsorship for video replays
Video replays will be used at the World Cup for the first time and talks are underway with potential sponsors to appear when the technology is used, a Fifa executive said on Monday.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/fifa-confirm-var-will-be-used-at-2018-world-cup-as-they-plan-sponsorship-for-video-replays-a3746656.html
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Jimmy Armfield: A very English kind of hero whose life and love of football enriched the beautiful game for us all
In an age of relentless football hype, hysteria and bluster, Jimmy Armfield's voice on the radio always delivered the antidote.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/jimmy-armfield-english-hero-life-love-in-football-enriched-beautiful-game-for-us-all-a3746701.html
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UK weather forecast: Snow warning in place as 'coldest night of winter' could see temperatures fall to -14C
Forecasters have warned the coldest night of the winter could be ahead with temperatures in the UK possibly dropping as low as -14C.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/uk-weather-forecast-snow-and-ice-warning-in-place-across-swathe-of-britain-with-london-set-for-more-a3745531.html
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Anti-Brexit group searches for new members
A group to campaign against Brexit are seeking new recruits.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15885849.Anti_Brexit_group_searches_for_new_members/?ref=rss
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Brighton 0 Chelsea 4: Eden Hazard and Willian double act downs Seagulls
Eden Hazard scored twice to inspire Chelsea to a 4-0 win over Brighton at the Amex Stadium on Saturday as the Premier League champions overcame a number of selection issues.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/brighton-0-chelsea-4-eden-hazard-and-willian-double-act-downs-seagulls-a3745376.html
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Chelsea analysis: January blues are over for electrifying Eden Hazard as Michy Batshuayi impresses Antonio Conte
Eden Hazard inspired Chelsea to a 4-0 victory at Brighton to give the champions their first Premier League win of 2018.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/chelsea-analysis-january-blues-over-electrifying-eden-hazard-michy-batshuayi-antonio-conte-a3745381.html
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Prince William at Evelina to launch armed forces veterans’ scheme
The Duke of Cambridge visited Evelina London Children’s Hospital on Thursday to celebrate the national rollout of a scheme to help ex-servicemen and women find employment in the NHS.

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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
Archbishop Tenison’s School:   Archbishop Tenison’s School moved to The Oval in 1928
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 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.
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
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
Albert Embarkment, SE1 · Ashmole Place, SW8 · Ashmole Street, SW8 · Auckland Street, SE11 · Aveline Street, SE11 · Bishops Terrace, SE11 · Black Prince Road, SE11 · Bonnington Square, SW8 · Bowden Street, SE11 · Brixton Road, SE11 · Brook Drive, SE11 · Camberwell New Road, SE11 · Castlebrook Close, SE11 · Chester Way, SE11 · Churchyard Row, SE1 · Churchyard Row, SE11 · Citadel Place, SE11 · Claylands Place, SW8 · Claylands Road, SW8 · Cleaver Square, SE11 · Cleaver Street, SE11 · Conwall Square Kennings Way, SE11 · Cottingham Road, SW8 · Courtenay Street, SE11 · Dante Place, SE11 · Dante Road, SE11 · Denny Crescent, SE11 · Denny Cresent, SE11 · Dolland House, SE11 · Dryden Court, SE11 · Dugard Way, SE11 · Durham Street, SE11 · Ebbisham Drive, SW8 · Elliott’s Row, SE11 · Farnham Royal, SE11 · Fentiman Road, SW8 · Geraldine Street, SE1 · Geraldine Street, SE11 · Gilbert Road, SE11 · Glasshouse Walk, SE11 · Glyn Street, SE11 · Goding Street, SE11 · Graphite Square, SE11 · Hanover Gardens, SE11 · Hanover Gardens, SW8 · Harleyford Road, SE11 · Harleyford Road, SW8 · Hayles Street, SE11 · Hedger Street, SE11 · Heralds Place, SE11 · Holyoak Road, SE11 · Jameson House, SE11 · Jonathan Street, SE11 · Kempsford Road, SE11 · Kennings Way, SE11 · Kennington Oval, SE11 · Kennington Oval, SW8 · Kennington Park Place, SE11 · Kennington Park Place, SE17 · Kennington Park Road, SE11 · Kennington Park, SE5 · Knight’s Walk, SE11 · Lamlash Street, SE11 · Langley Lane, SW8 · Laud Street, SE11 · Lawn Lane, SE11 · Lawn Lane, SW8 · Loughborough Street, SE11 · Marylee Way, SE11 · Methley Street, SE11 · Monkton Street, SE11 · Montford Place, SE11 · Newburn Street, SE11 · Newington Butts, SE11 · Nightingale Mews, SE11 · Oakden Street, SE11 · Opal Street, SE11 · Orient Street, SE11 · Orsett Street, SE11 · Oswin Street, SE11 · Oval Way, SE11 · Park Place, SW8 · Penton Place, SE11 · Radcot Street, SE11 · Randall Road, SE11 · Ravensdon Street, SE11 · Reedworth Street, SE11 · Renfrew Road, SE11 · Rita Road, SW8 · Sancroft Street, SE11 · Scotson House, SE11 · Sedley House, SE11 · Silk Mews, SE11 · Simpson House, SE11 · St Agnes Place, SE11 · St Georges Road, SE1 · St George’s Road, SE1 · St Marys Gardens, SE11 · St Marys Walk, SE11 · St Oswalds Place, SE11 · St. Agnes Place, SE11 · Stanley Close, SW8 · Stannary Street, SE11 · Studios, N1 · Tent City, NW10 · The Fosters Oval, SE11 · Tinworth Street, SE11 · Tyers Street, SE11 · Tyers Terrace, SE11 · Vauxhall Grove, SW8 · Vauxhall Street, SE11 · Vauxhall Walk, SE11 · Walcot Square, SE11 · Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 · Westminster Business Square, SE11 · White Hart Street, SE11 · Wickham Street, SE11 · Wincott Street, SE11 · Worgan Street, SE11 · Wynyard Terrace, SE11 ·


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