Fontarabia Road, SW11

Road in/near Lavender Hill, existing between 1995 and now

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Roadworks: Which areas to avoid this week

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January can feel very doom and gloom, but one kind hearted stranger brightened the day of some Bexley police officers.

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US embassy protest: Activists in London declare Donald Trump a 'racist bigot'
Activists declared Donald Trump a "racist bigot' as they descended on the US embassy in London to urge Theresa May to cancel her meeting with him next week.

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Man who absconds from hospital in Wandsworth ’may pose a risk to female members of the public’
Police believe a man who has gone missing from a hospital in Wandsworth could be a threat to females.

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Arts centre announces animation-themed half term programme
An arts centre has announced its programme for half term, with a host of workshops and activities on the bill.

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’Queen of Benefits’ Cheryl Prudham used cash stolen by ex-partner to pay off a holiday - and now her sentence has been reduced

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Fulham stadium expansion plan includes new river walk and 4,000 more seats
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Hunt for suspect after hairdressers in Sydenham held up with 12-inch knife
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The Duchess of Cambridge visits Mitcham primary school

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95 years ago today a Wimbledon woman became England’s first female solicitor

Today marks 95 years since the first female solicitor qualified in England.


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Opening the X Files - here are 12 years of UFO sightings that people reported

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This Bexley driving centre is the hardest place in the country to pass your test

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12' TARGET='_top'>Lavender Hill

Lavender Hill is an area based around a hill near Clapham Junction in South London.

The geographical feature is named Lavender Hill due to the commercial cultivation of lavender there in the pre-industrial era. Several other smaller streets including Lavender Gardens and Lavender Sweep (Lavender Gardens was the former home of Sarah, Duchess of York where she lived in a flat before her marriage) also bear the reference and can be seen on 18th century maps as being largely farmland, with the earliest reference to the still-existing Falcon public house at the west end of the street in 1767.

The opening of Clapham Junction railway station in 1863 led to rapid residential and commercial development along the street and by 1885 it was such a busy commercial district that Arding and Hobbs (now Debenhams), the largest department store south of the River Thames, was built. The street also features the imposing Church of the Ascension, built in 1883 to cater to the growing population of the neighbouring Shaftesbury Estate, as well as a Welsh Methodist chapel (on Beauchamp Road) reflecting what was once a significant Welsh population.

The street is known in popular culture thanks to the Ealing comedy The Lavender Hill Mob (so-named because the lead character lived in a seedy boarding house on the street). It is also featured with a chapter of its own in the historical novel London by Edward Rutherfurd, with descriptions of it in the 18th century from the pre-industrial era. English group The Kinks made a song entitled Lavender Hill, which appeared on several collections of material not from albums including The Great Lost Kinks Album.

Lavender Hill has featured as a site location for many British TV shows, including ’On The Buses’ and ’The Sweeney’, in the 1970s.

Lavender Hill is now principally a shopping street along much of its length, starting from the landmark Arding and Hobbs building (now part of Debenhams), a number of specialist food and music outlets, a large supermarket, many estate agents. There is a larger concentration of restaurants and bars along the flatter section atop the hill, where Lavender Hill police station and the Battersea Arts Centre are to be found and towards the eastern end of the street.


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Lavender Hill:   Lavender Hill is an area based around a hill near Clapham Junction in South London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abberley Mews, SW4 · Acanthus Road, SW11 · Altenburg Gardens, SW11 · Amies Street, SW11 · Ashley Crescent, SW11 · Ashley Cresent, SW11 · Avenue Mansions, SW11 · Battersea Art Centre, SW11 · Battersea Arts Centre, SW11 · Battersea Business Centre, SW11 · Cedars Mews, SW4 · Cedars Road, SW4 · Clapham Common North Side, SW4 · Dorothy Road, SW11 · Eland Road, SW11 · Elsley Road, SW11 · Elspeth Road, SW11 · Emu Road, SW8 · Eversleigh Road, SW11 · Evesham Way, SW11 · Fontarabia Road, SW11 · Forth Bridge Road, SW4 · Forthbridge Road, SW11 · Freke Road, SW11 · Freke Road, SW4 · Garfield Mews, SW11 · Garfield Road, SW11 · Gideon Road, SW11 · Glycena Road, SW11 · Gowrie Road, SW11 · Grayshott Road, SW11 · Heather Close, SW8 · Heathwall Street, SW11 · Holden Street, SW11 · Ingelow Road, SW8 · Jedburgh Street, SW11 · Kathleen Road, SW11 · Kingsley Street, SW11 · Lavender Gardens, SW11 · Lavender Hill, SW11 · Lavenders Gardens, SW11 · Longbeach Road, SW11 · Marjorie Grove, SW11 · Marmion Road, SW11 · Marney Road, SW11 · Meteor Street, SW11 · Morrison Street, SW11 · Mysore Road, SW11 · Nansen Road, SW11 · Okeover Manor, SW4 · Pountney Road, SW11 · Prairie Street, SW8 · Princes Close, SW4 · Rush Hill Mews, SW11 · Rush Hill Road, SW11 · Sabine Road, SW11 · Shirley Grove, SW11 · Sisters Avenue, SW11 · Sisters Avenue, SW4 · Stanley Grove, SW8 · Stormont Road, SW11 · Stormont Road, SW4 · Sugden Road, SW11 · Sugden Road, SW4 · Taybridge Road, SW11 · The Woodlands, SW4 · Theatre Street, SW11 · Thirsk Road, SW11 · Tipthorpe Road, SW11 · Town Hall Road, SW11 · Tregarvon Road, SW11 · Turnchapel Mews, SW4 · Turnchapel Mews, SW8 · Tyneham Road, SW11 · Wickersley Road, SW11 · Wix’s Lane, SW4 · Wixs Lane, SW4 · Wycliffe Road, SW11 · Wycliffe Road, SW8 ·


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