is the A40
(M) motorway which runs on an elevated section along the W10/W11 border.
North Kensington lies either side of Ladbroke Grove, W10.
On 28 July 1970 the Westway
Western Avenue Extension flyover between White City and Paddington, at two and half miles, the longest elevated road in Europe at the time, was opened by Michael Heseltine, the parliamentary secretary to the transport minister. The opening ceremony was famously accompanied by a protest over the re-housing of the last residents alongside the road. As demonstrators disrupted the ribbon cutting, a banner was unfurled on Acklam Road
, looking on to the flyover, demanding: ‘Get Us Out of this Hell. Re-house Us Now’.
When the Portobello farmhouse was painted in 1864, shortly before its demise, the only other building on the lane north of the newly opened Hammersmith and City railway line was the Notting Barn Lodge at the future junction of Cambridge Gardens
. Florence Gladstone wrote in ‘Notting Hill in Bygone Days’: ‘There seems to be a natural break where the railway embankment crosses Portobello Road
. At this point the old lane was interrupted by low marshy ground, overgrown with rushes and watercress.’ But within a few years of the painting the last remaining fields of Portobello farm would become the streets of the Golborne ward.
Alongside the railway line boundary of the Golborne and Colville wards, Acklam Road
was built in the late 1860s and stood for a hundred years, before being demolished to make way for the Westway
flyover in the late 1960s. The road took its name from the Acklam village, now in Middlesborough, which like Rillington and Ruston is close to the Yorkshire country seat of the North Kensington developer Colonel St Quintin.
The old street featured the Duke of Sussex, an HH Finch pub on the corner of Portobello Road
, on the site of the open-air market area by the entrance to the Acklam Village farmers market. At the beginning of the 20th century, on Charles Booth’s ‘Life and Labour of the People of London’ map, conditions on Acklam Road
were assessed as fairly comfortable. In the 1914 street directory the south side was occupied by a laundry, coal dealer, loan office, greengrocer and general dealer, bootmaker and news vendor. On the north side there was a timber merchant, builders, French polisher, bricklayer, chandler’s shop, confectioner, beer retailer and tobacconist. In the 1930s there was the Pembroke Athletic Club boxing gym by the railway footbridge, and by the 1960s the scrap merchants Acklam Metals were established at number 20.
During the four years of construction work, for the remaining inhabitants of the north side of Acklam Road
and the other surviving terraces close to the flyover, ‘continuous noise and dirt from heavy lorries and machinery became a familiar and unwelcome part of life.’ The sound of the Westway
being built was described by Eileen Wright in ‘Taking on the Motorway’: “There was a terrible noise for weeks when they were pile-driving. They started at 6 O’clock in the morning – sometimes it went on all night. You think the whole city is being bombarded beneath you.”
From 1968 through the 70s, the wall alongside the Hammersmith and City line beneath the Westway
between Portobello Road
and Westbourne Park featured graffiti by the Situationist King Mob group that read: ‘Same thing day after day – Tube – Work – Diner (sic) – Work – Tube – Armchair – TV – Sleep – Tube – Work – How much more can you take – One in ten go mad – One in five cracks up.’
At the Westway
opening in 1970 Michael Heseltine told the press: “There are two sides to this business. One is the exciting road building side… but there is also the human side of this thing, and how huge roads like this affect people living alongside them. You cannot but have sympathy for these people.” The Standard reported that: ‘the ministerial cavalcade later drove the length of the twin dual-carriageway running from Paddington to White City. On the way it passed Acklam Road
, where bedrooms of houses are less than 50 feet from the elevated section of the road. Here the GLC is proposing to spend £250,000 buying 42 houses which have been ‘blighted’, demolish them and turn the land acquired into a buffer state.’
The Acklam Road
residents’ representative George Clark protested to the Transport Minister John Peyton (who said he couldn’t attend the opening because he had to be at a cabinet meeting): “I want to make a statement to the minister about the hell on earth in North Kensington. During the 5 years it has taken to construct this engineering marvel, the lives and social conditions of the residents of Acklam Road
and Walmer Road
have been made hell upon earth. For these people the new urban highway is a social disaster." The Westway
opening protest developed into a local dispute between Walmer Road
and Acklam Road
, as George Clark was blamed for holding up the re-housing of the former tenants in favour of the latter. International Times accused him of ‘diverting justifiable community anger from radical action into harmless words.’
As 47,000 vehicles a day began ‘cruising through the rooftops of North Kensington’, negotiations between the Motorway Development Trust and the Council resulted in the inauguration of a new trust with a half-Council/half-community management committee in 1971. Andrew Duncan wrote in his introduction to ’Taking on the Motorway’: ’Out of a 4-year campaign, North Kensington Amenity Trust was set up in partnership with the local authority in response to two demands: The mile strip of land under the motorway which lay within the borough’s boundaries should be used to compensate the community for the damage and destruction caused by the road; and the 23 acres should be held in trust to ensure that local people would be actively involved in determining its use. The story of the trust is one of conflict, for it was born out of bitter clashes between an angry local community and the two planning authorities that gave consent to the motorway intruder – the GLC and the RBK&C. But it is also a story of hope…’
Anthony Perry, the first director of North Kensington Amenity Trust, was a former film producer who had worked on the Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’. He concluded that developing the Westway
land ‘would call for qualities not unlike those needed for producing a film’, went for the job and got it. In his ‘A Tale of Two Kensingtons’ diary of the trust’s first 5 years from 1971 to 76, he pondered: ‘What is the Amenity Trust? In the very simplest terms, it is a charity that has been set up to develop the 23 acres of land under the elevated motorway in North Kensington in the interest of the community. No thought was given to the social implications for this working-class neighbourhood at the time the motorway was planned. The trust was set up in response to the great energy and pressure of a small number of local people.
‘The council wanted me to take an office at the town hall but it was essential I be on the spot so I occupied an empty house waiting for demolition, on the corner of Portobello and Acklam Road
, and set up shop on May 28 1971 with the help of Pat Smythe, a tough resourceful member of the management committee who had set up the first adventure playground in Telford Road
. 3 Acklam Road
was one of a row of houses due to be demolished as being too close to the motorway. I subsequently got them reprieved and we did some repairs and re-wiring and gave rooms to local groups. Our office was the one overlooking the junction with Portobello Road
Hawkwind played a series of free gigs under the Westway
, pictured on the gatefold sleeve of their 1971 album ‘X In Search of Space’, during which they would merge with the Pink Fairies as Pinkwind. Frendz underground paper (at 305 Portobello Road
) made ‘a call to all progressive people; black people smash the racist immigration bill; workers of Britain smash the Industrial Relations bill. All progressive people unite and smash growing fascism. Rally and march July 25, Acklam Road
, Ladbroke Grove
2pm. Black Unity and Freedom Party.’
In 1973 the Caribbean Notting Hill Carnival as we know it today was established on Acklam Road
, facilitated by Anthony Perry and the Amenity Trust. The Carnival office under the administration of Leslie Palmer was at 3 Acklam Road
for two years and then moved to number 9 in the mid 70s, when Selwyn Baptiste became director. At the Carnival 73 ‘Mas in the Ghetto’ Acklam Road
was dotted with reggae sound-systems and ‘electric funk/Afro/black music’ bands including Black Slate on the corner of St Ervan’s Road. In his Carnival memoirs
Leslie Palmer recalls his first impressions of the area, Anthony Perry and the trust when he arrived on the scene in 73:
“Going to the North Kensington Amenity Trust at 3 Acklam Road
offered me the opportunity to observe the derelict state of the terrace, which had been evacuated as they were close to the flyover and faced it directly. The Amenity Trust occupied the end house of the terrace that had been made functional and just about fit for purpose. Beside Cora, his secretary, there was the light skinned Jamaican worker Dave, who Anthony designated to help settle us in. The trust’s work was challenging as they were the most accessible body that seemingly represented the Council and as such they were the target for occasional grouses from disgruntled residents. Their main brief was to ascertain what amenities could be built on the undeveloped land under the flyover. The bays were empty and rubbish strewn but on the eastern side a small playgroup existed across Acklam from the derelict terrace.”
The photographer/artist Steve Mepsted was inspired by his childhood memories of the Acklam Road
adventure playground to create the Orphans 70s street photo blow-up installation in the bays: ‘As a kid of 10 years old in 1973 I would play in the NKPG playground built in the Acklam Road
bays – the very site of my installation. I was merely a visitor to the area at that time, travelling each Saturday morning from Redbridge in east London to help my mother on her market stall situated on the land now covered by the market tent. I returned to live here permanently at the age of 22; my decision to do so in no small way informed by my instant love of the area when I was a child.’
in the mid-70s is described in ‘Soft City’ by Jonathan Raban as consisting of: ‘a locked shack with Free Shop spraygunned on it, and old shoes and sofas piled in heaps around it; a makeshift playground under the arches of the motorway with huge crayon faces drawn on the concrete pillars, slogans in whitewash, from Smash the Pigs to Keep Britain White.’ The Free Shop hand sign on the corner of Acklam Road
was sprayed with ‘It’s Only Rock’n’Roll’ graffiti, promoting the Rolling Stones’ 1974 single.
Emily Young recalled: “Under the motorway was just dead cats. People dumped rubbish and nobody cleared it. My idea was to have big archetypal figures and a continuing landscape of hills and green fields to bring a sense of space and freedom to the concrete bays.” As Anthony Perry was helping to establish the Notting Hill People’s Carnival, he was attacked in the People’s News (Notting Hill People’s Association’s newsletter) for getting private business funding for the community projects of the Amenity Trust, ‘set up to develop the land under the motorway for the people in the area’, rather than getting the Council to pay.
During the 1976 Notting Hill Carnival riot, the film director Don Letts walked across Portobello Road
towards Acklam Road
, as Rocco Macaulay began photographing the police charge towards the Westway
, where the youths were gathered. Macaulay’s shot of ‘The Clash’ moment when police ran across the Acklam junction became the back cover of the first Clash album and the backdrop of their ‘White Riot’ tour. The Don Letts’ Wild West 10 walk appeared on the sleeve of the ‘Black Market Clash’ album.
As Joe Strummer sang ‘Up and down the Westway
, in and out the lights, what a great traffic system’, the Clash were photographed under the flyover by the Free Shop and Bob Marley was on the Acklam corner at the 1977 Carnival, establishing the site as ground zero of the west London punky reggae party. Acklam Road
at the time of the 76 riot appears in the gritty detective film ‘The Squeeze’, starring Stacy Keach and Freddie Starr. In 2007 Mick Jones returned to ‘The Clash’ photo location with his Rock’n’Roll Library exhibition and the Strummerville studio at 2 Acklam Road
.Source: It’s Your Colville
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|Post by William Salter: Wedlake Street Baths|
The baths and the half penny steps can be seen in the 1962 film the Traitors
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|Post by Ian Gammons: Pamber Street, W10|
Born in Pamber Street but moved to Harlow, Essex in 1958 when I was three years old. The air wasn?t clean in London and we had to move to cleaner air in Harlow - a new town with very clean air!
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|Post by Norman Norrington: Blechynden Street, W10|
In the photo of Blechynden St on the right hand side the young man in the doorway could be me. That is the doorway of 40 Blechynden St.
I lived there with My Mum Eileen and Dad Bert and Brothers Ron & Peter. I was Born in Du Cane Rd Hosp. Now Hammersmith Hosp.
Left there with my Wife Margaret and Daughter Helen and moved to Stevenage. Mum and Dad are sadly gone.
I now live on my own in Bedfordshire, Ron in Willesden and Pete in Hayling Island.
Have many happy memories of the area and go back 3/4 times a year now 75 but it pulls back me still.
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|Post by Paul Shepherd: Chamberlayne Road, NW10|
i lived in Rainham Rd in the 1960?s. my best friends were John McCollough and Rosalind Beevor. it was a good time to be there but local schools were not good and i got out before it went to a real slum. i gather it?s ok now.
BRIAN WYBROW Ph.D. (Lond.)
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|Post by BRIAN WYBROW Ph.D. (Lond.): Maxilla Gardens, W10|
I lived at 11A Maxilla Gardens W10 (now partly gone, but what is left is called Maxilla Walk).
I have provided an account of life in Maxilla gardens on the following website; so, to avoid repetition, please visit this link:
Best wishes to all.
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|Post by Mary Harris: 31 Princedale Road, W11|
John and I were married in 1960 and we bought, or rather acquired a mortgage on 31 Princedale Road in 1961 for £5,760 plus another two thousand for updating plumbing and wiring, and installing central heating, a condition of our mortgage. It was the top of what we could afford.
We chose the neighbourhood by putting a compass point on John’s office in the City and drawing a reasonable travelling circle round it because we didn’t want him to commute. I had recently returned from university in Nigeria, where I was the only white undergraduate and where I had read a lot of African history in addition to the subject I was studying, and John was still recovering from being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese in the Far East in WW2. This is why we rejected advice from all sorts of people not to move into an area where there had so recently bee
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|Post by Maria Russ: Middle Row Bus Garage|
My mum worked as a Clippie out from Middle Row Bus Garage and was conductress to George Marsh Driver. They travel the City and out to Ruislip and Acton duiring the 1950’s and 1960’s. We moved to Langley and she joined Windsor Bus Garage and was on the Greenline buses after that. It was a real family of workers from Middle Row and it formed a part of my early years in London. I now live in New Zealand, but have happy memories of the early years of London Transport and Middle Row Garage.
Still have mum’s bus badge.
Happy times they were.
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|Post by Julia elsdon: Shirland Mews, W9|
I didn’t come from Shirland Mews, but stayed there when my father was visiting friends, sometime in the mid to late forties. As I was only a very young child I don’t remember too much. I seem to think there were the old stables or garages with the living accommodation above. My Mother came from Malvern Road which I think was near Shirland Mews. I remember a little old shop which had a "milk cow outside". So I was told, it was attached to the front of the shop and you put some money in and the milk would be dispensed into your container. Not too sure if it was still in use then. Just wonder if anyone else remembers it.yz5
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|Post by David Jones-Parry: Tavistock Crescent, W11|
I was born n bred at 25 Mc Gregor Rd in 1938 and lived there until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957. It was a very interesting time what with air raid shelters,bombed houses,water tanks all sorts of areas for little boys to collect scrap and sell them on.no questions asked.A very happy boyhood ,from there we could visit most areas of London by bus and tube and we did.
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|Post by Debbie hobbs : Raymede Street, W10|
I SUPPLIED THE PICTURE ABOVE GIVEN TO TOM VAGUE TO PASS ON... ITS DATE IS C1906 ..IN THE DISTANCE IS RACKHAM STREET WITH ITS MISSION HALL, HEWER STREET TO THE RIGHT
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|Post by Susan Wright: Bramley Mews, W10|
My Great Grandmother Ada Crowe was born in 9 Bramley Mews in 1876.
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|Post by David Jones-Parry: Mcgregor Road, W11|
I lived at 25 Mc Gregor Rd from 1938 my birth until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957.Our house sided onto Ridgeways Laundry All Saints Rd. I had a happy boyhood living there
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|Post by Brenda Jackson: Granville Road, NW6|
My Gt Gt grandparents lived at 83 Pembroke Road before it became Granville Road, They were married in 1874, John Tarrant and Maryann Tarrant nee Williamson.
Her brother George Samuel Williamson lived at 95 Pembroke Road with his fwife Emily and children in the 1881 Census
Apparently the extended family also lived for many years in Alpha Place, Canterbury Road, Peel Road,
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|Post by LDNnews: Bayswater|
Finsbury Park stabbing victim named as Kwasi Anim-Boadu
Kwasi Anim-Boadu died after being found injured along with another man in Finsbury Park.
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Strictly’s Karen Clifton shows off her washboard abs in London
The 36-year-old dancing pro showed off her bowling skills at the opening of the brand new Alley in Westfield Shephard’s Bush on Thursday. Karen teamed a nude crop top with a black pencil skirt.
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North Kensington was rural until the 19th century when it was developed as an suburb with quite large homes. By the 1880s, too many houses had been built for the upper-middle class towards whom the area was aimed. Large houses were divided into low cost flats which often degenerated into slums, as documented in the photographs of Roger Mayne.
During the 1980s, the area started to be gentrified although areas in the north west of the district at Ladbroke Grove
and Westbourne Park remain deprived and run down to this day.
Waves of immigrants have arrived for at least a century including, but certainly not limited to, the Spanish, the Irish, the Jews, the West Indians, the Portuguese, the Moroccans and many from the Horn of Africa and Eastern Europe. This constant renewal of the population makes the area one of the most cosmopolitan in London.
The Notting Hill carnival was first staged in 1964 as a way for the local Afro-Caribbean communities to celebrate their own cultures and traditions. After some rough times in the 1970s and 1980s when it became associated with social protest, violence and huge controversy over policing tactics, this is now Europe’s largest carnival/festival event and a major event in the London calendar. It is staged every August over the Bank holiday weekend.
A seminal gig
|LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP|
: Once upon a time in 1979, Joy Division, OMD and A Certain Ratio were on the same bill - and all for £1.50.Acklam Hall
: Acklam Hall became a community centre for the post-Westway Acklam RoadAcklam Road Adventure Playground
: Acklam Road Adventure Playground was created in the 1960s.Admiral Blake (The Cowshed)
: The Admiral Blake was situated at the corner of Ladbroke Grove and Barlby Road.All Saints Church
: All Saints church was designed by the Victorian Gothic revival pioneer William White, who was also a mountaineer, Swedish gymnastics enthusiast and anti-shaving campaigner.Barlby Road Primary School
: Barlby Road Primary School has long served the children of North Kensington.Basing Street (SARM) Studios
: SARM Studios is a recording studio, established by Chris Blackwell, the founder of Island Records.Bassett House School
: Bassett House School is a preparatory school for children aged 3 to 11 years old based in North Kensington. Cabaret Voltaire in Acklam Road
: Cabaret Voltaire played one of their classic early gigs under the flyover in Acklam Road.Carmelite Monastery of The Most Holy Trinity
: Convent in North KensingtonColor Printing Works
: Color (sic) Printing Works featured on the 1900 map of North Kensington.Dissenters’ Chapel
: The Dissenters’ Chapel is a redundant chapel in Kensal Green Cemetery, recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building.Gas Light and Coke Company
: The gasometers of the Gas Light and Coke company dominated North Kensington until demolition in the late 20th century.I Was Lord Kitchener’s Valet
: I Was Lord Kitchener’s Valet was a clothing boutique which achieved fame in 1960s "Swinging London" by promoting antique military uniforms as fashion items.Kensington Hippodrome
: The Kensington Hippodrome was a racecourse built in Notting Hill, London, in 1837, by entrepreneur John Whyte. Kensington Memorial Park
: Kensington Park Hotel
: The KPH is a landmark pub on Ladbroke Grove.Ladbroke Grove
: Ladbroke Grove is a road in the North Kensington/Notting Hill. Running from Notting Hill itself in the south to Kensal Green in the north, it straddles the W10 and W11 postal districts. Little Wormwood Scrubs Recreation Ground
: Nokes Estate
: Nokes Estate was an agricultural estate in the Earl’s Court area, formerly known as Wattsfield.North Kensington Library
: North Kensington Library opened in 1891 and was described as one of London’s finest public libraries.North Kensington
: North Kensington lies either side of Ladbroke Grove, W10.Notting Hill Barn Farm
: Notting Barns Farm was one of two farms in the North Kensington area.Notting Hill in Bygone Days: St. Charles’s Ward
: Chapter 10 of the book "Notting Hill in Bygone Days" by Florence Gladstone (1924)Portobello Farm
: Portobello Farm House was approached along Turnpike Lane, sometimes referred to as Green’s Lane, a track leading from Kensington Gravel Pits towards a wooden bridge over the canal.Portobello Green
: Portobello Green features a shopping arcade under the Westway along Thorpe Close, an open-air market under the canopy, and community gardens. Princess Louise Hospital
: The Princess Louise Hospital for Children was opened by King George V and Queen Mary in 1928. It had 42 beds, an Out-Patients Department and Dispensary for Sick Women.Queen Victoria/Narrow Boat
: The 'Vic' was the first building on the right when crossing the canal going north along Ladbroke Grove.Sion Manning Roman Catholic Girls’ School
: Sion Manning Roman Catholic Girls’ School is in St Charles Square.St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College
: St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College is a Roman Catholic sixth form college.St Charles Hospital
: The St Marylebone workhouse infirmary was opened in 1881 on Rackham Street, North Kensington and received a congratulatory letter from Florence Nightingale.St Martins Mission
: Saint Martin's Mission was originally known as Rackham Hall as it was situated on Rackham Street. St Quintin Park & Wormwood Scrubbs
: St Quintin Park & Wormwood Scrubbs - two spellings missing from the modern map.St. Joseph's Home
: St Joseph's dominated a part of Portobello Road up until the 1980s.The Apollo
: The Apollo pub was located at 18 All Saints Road, on the southeast corner of the Lancaster Road junction.The Bedford family at 3 Acklam Road
: From the 19th century up until 1965, number 3 Acklam Road, near the Portobello Road junction, was occupied by the Bedford family. The Eagle
: The Eagle, on the corner of Ladbroke Grove and Telford Road.The Mitre
: The Mitre was situated at 62 Golborne Road.Acklam Road protests
: Acklam Road was the centre of much action during the building of the WestwayAlbert Hotel (1900s)
: The Albert Hotel, on the corner of All Saints Road and Cornwall Road (now Westbourne Park Road).Corner of Rackham Street, Ladbroke Grove (1950)
: The bombing of the Second World War meant that some whole streets were wiped off the future map. Rackham Street, in London W10, was one of them.Exmoor Street (1950)
: Photographed just after the Second World War, looking north along Exmoor Street.Golborne Road bridge (1960s)
: We think that this photo dates from the late 1960s, according to fashions and car registrations.Graffiti along Acklam Road (1970s)
: Acklam Road was the centre of much action during the building of the WestwayKids in Acklam Road
: Acklam Road was the centre of much action during the building of the WestwayLadbroke Grove looking north (1900)
: This early 1900s image was taken just south of the junction of Ladbroke Grove and Treverton Street.Ladbroke Grove looking north (1950)
: Ladbroke Grove on the corner of St Charles Sqaure taken outside the Eagle
public house, looking north, just prior to the outbreak of the Second World War.Ladbroke Grove railway bridge
: Looking north over Bartle Bridge in the 1950sPolitical meeting (1920s)
: Meeting in front of the Junction Arms situated where Tavistock Road, Crescent and Basing Road met.Rackham Street, eastern end (1950)
: The bombing of the Second World War meant that some whole streets were wiped off the future map. Rackham Street, in London W10, was one of them.Rackham Street, western end (1950)
: A bombed-out Rackham Street, looking down from the junction with Exmoor Street.St Charles Square after bombing (1950)
: A corner of St Charles Square looking north, just after the Second World WarSt Charles Square ready for redevelopment (1951)
: Photographed in 1951, the corner of St Charles Square and Ladbroke Grove looking northwest just after the Second World War.St Charles’ Square Training College (1908)
: St Charles’ Square Training College/Carmelite Convent.St Quintin Park Cricket Ground (1890s)
: Before the turn of the 20th century, west of present day North Kensington lay fields - the future Barlby Road was the site of the St Quintin Park Cricket Ground.The Victoria (1920s)
: The Victoria later became the Narrow Boat before it ’conveniently burned down’.Under westway (1977)
: Acklam Road was the centre of much action during the building of the Westway
13 Bonchurch Road, W10
|NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP|
· 16 Bonchurch Road, W10
· 20 Bonchurch Road, W10
· 22 Bonchurch Road, W10
· 27 Bevington Road, W10
· 3 Bonchurch Road, W10
· 88 Bevington Road, W10
· Acklam Road, W10
· Admiral Mews, W10
· Alba Place, W11
· All Saints Road, W11
· Archway Close, W10
· Arundel Gardens, W11
· Athlone Gate, W10
· Balliol Road, W10
· Barlby Gardens, W10
· Barlby Road, W10
· Basing Street, W11
· Bassett Road, W10
· Bevington Road, W10
· Blagrove Road, W10
· Blake Close, W10
· Blenheim Crescent, W11
· Bonchurch Road, W10
· Bracewell Road, W10
· Branstone Street, W10
· Brewster Gardens, W10
· Bruce Close, W10
· Budge’s Walk, SW7
· Calderon Place, W10
· Calverley Street, W10
· Cambridge Gardens, W10
· Camelford Walk, W11
· Canal Close, W10
· Canal Way, W10
· Chesterton Road, W10
· Clydesdale Road, W11
· Codrington Mews, W11
· Colville Houses, W11
· Colville Square, W11
· Convent Gardens, W11
· Cornwall Crescent, W11
· Dale Row, W11
· Dalgarno Gardens, W10
· Dalgarno Way, W10
· Dulford Street, W11
· Dunworth Mews, W11
· Edenham Way, W10
· Elgin Mews, W11
· Elkstone Road, W10
· Elkstone Road, W9
· Exmoor Street, W10
· Eynham Road, W12
· Faraday Road, W10
· Finstock Road, W10
· Flower Walk, SW7
· Flower Walk, W2
· Folly Mews, W11
· Glenroy Street, W12
· Golborne Mews, W10
· Golborne Road, W10
· Golden Mews, W11
· Hayden’s Place, W11
· Hayden’s Place, W11
· Hayden’s Place, W11
· Hewer Street, W10
· Highlever Road, W10
· Hill Farm Road, W10
· Humber Drive, W10
· Ivebury Court, W10
· Kelfield Gardens, W10
· Kelfield Mews, W10
· Kensington Park Mews, W11
· Kensington Park Road, W11
· Kensington West, W14
· Kingsbridge Road, W10
· Ladbroke Crescent, W11
· Ladbroke Grove, W10
· Lancaster Road, W11
· Latimer Place, W10
· Lavie Mews, W10
· Lionel Mews, W10
· Malton Mews, W10
· Malton Road, W10
· Manchester Drive, W10
· Manchester Road, W10
· Matthew Close, W10
· Maxilla Walk, W10
· Mcgregor Road, W11
· Methwold Road, W10
· Millwood Street, W10
· Mitre Way, W10
· Morgan Road, W10
· Munro Mews, W10
· Nascot Street, W12
· Norburn Street, W10
· North Pole Road, W10
· North Pole Road, W12
· Nursery Lane, W10
· Oakworth Road, W10
· Orchard Close, W10
· Oxford Gardens, W10
· Pamber Street, W10
· Pangbourne Avenue, W10
· Porlock Street, W10
· Portobello Road, W10
· Portobello Road, W11
· Powis Gardens, W11
· Rackham Street, W10
· Raddington Road, W10
· Raymede Street, W10
· Rootes Drive, W10
· Ruston Mews, W11
· Saint Charles Place, W10
· Saint Charles Square, W10
· Saint Ervans Road, W10
· Saint Helens Gardens, W10
· Saint Josephs Close, W10
· Saint Lawrence Terrace, W10
· Saint Lukes Mews, W11
· Saint Mark’s Road, W10
· Saint Marks Place, W11
· Saint Marks Road, W10
· Saint Marks Road, W11
· Saint Michaels Gardens, W10
· Saint Quintin Avenue, W10
· Saint Quintin Gardens, W10
· Salters Road, W10
· Scampston Mews, W10
· Scrubs Lane, W12
· Shinfield Street, W12
· Shrewsbury Court, EC1Y
· Shrewsbury Street, W10
· Silchester Street, W10
· Silvester Mews, W11
· Snarsgate Street, W10
· Southam Street, W10
· St Charles Place, W10
· St Charles Square, W10
· St Ervans Road, W10
· St Helens Gardens, W10
· St Johns Terrace, W10
· St Lawrence Terrace, W10
· St Lukes Mews, W11
· St Luke’s Mews, W11
· St Marks Close, SE10
· St Marks Road, W10
· St Mark’s Close, W11
· St Mark’s Place, W11
· St Mark’s Road, W10
· St Quintin Avenue, W10
· St Quintin Gardens, W10
· St. Columbs House, 9 - 39 Blagrove Road, W10
· St. Mark’s Road, W10
· St. Mark’s Road, W10
· St. Mark’s Road, W11
· Sunbeam Crescent, W10
· Sutton Way, W10
· Tavistock Crescent, W11
· Tavistock Mews, W11
· Tavistock Road, W11
· Telford Road, W10
· Thorpe Close, W10
· Treverton Street, W10
· Verdi Crescent, W10
· Vernon Yard, W11
· Wallingford Avenue, W10
· Walmer Road, W10
· Webb Close, W10
· Westview Close, W10
· Westway, W11
· Wheatstone Road, W10
· Wornington Road, W10