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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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Alexis Sanchez boards private jet ahead of Manchester United medical as Henrikh Mkhitaryan Arsenal swap moves closer
Transfer blog LIVE | Latest news, gossip and rumours

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Arsenal eased to a 4-1 victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday as Alexis Sanchez was left out of the squad ahead of his expected move to Manchester United.

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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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45-storey tower proposed next to London Bridge Station
Plans for a 45-storey tower of student accommodation next to London Bridge Station went on public display this week. The scheme includes a new home for the Migration Museum.

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The first new homes on Catford’s Excalibur Estate are set to go on sale

The first phase of homes in the redevelopment of Catford’s Excalibur Estate is set to officially go on sale.


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Horse rider’s face rebuilt by St George’s surgeons after pictures from her family
Horse rider’s face rebuilt by St George’s surgeons after pictures from her family

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Pep Guardiola congratulates Manchester United on Alexis Sanchez transfer as Manchester City miss out
Pep Guardiola has congratulated Manchester United with Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez on the verge of a move to Old Trafford.

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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.
Eaves Housing for Women:   Eaves Housing for Women (Eaves) was a charitable company based in London.
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.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Chartist meeting, Kennington Common (1848):   On 10 April 1848, William Kilburn took daguerrotypes of the Great Chartist Meeting on Kennington Common – taken from the top of The Horns tavern were the first ever photos of a crowd scene.
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
(formerly Hillingdon Street), SE5 · (formerly Lucas Road), SE5 · Ashmole Place, SW8 · Ashmole Street, SW8 · Bishops Terrace, SE11 · Bolton Crescent, SE5 · Bolton Cresent, SE5 · Bowden Street, SE11 · Bowling Green Street, SE11 · Brixton Road, SE11 · Brook Drive, SE11 · Camberwell New Road, SE11 · Castlebrook Close, SE11 · Chester Way, SE11 · Chryssell Road, SW9 · Churchyard Row, SE1 · Churchyard Row, SE11 · Claylands Place, SW8 · Claylands Road, SW8 · Clayton Street, SE11 · Cleaver Square, SE11 · Cleaver Street, SE11 · Conwall Square Kennings Way, SE11 · Cranmer Road, SW9 · Crewdson Road, SW9 · Dante Place, SE11 · Dante Road, SE11 · Denny Crescent, SE11 · Denny Cresent, SE11 · Dryden Court, SE11 · Dugard Way, SE11 · Elliott’s Row, SE11 · Foxley Road, SW9 · Geraldine Street, SE1 · Geraldine Street, SE11 · Gilbert Road, SE11 · Handforth Road, SW9 · Hanover Gardens, SE11 · Hanover Gardens, SW8 · Harleyford Street, SE11 · Hayles Street, SE11 · Hedger Street, SE11 · Heralds Place, SE11 · Holland Grove, SW9 · Holyoak Road, SE11 · Kempsford Road, SE11 · Kendal Close, SW9 · Kennings Way, SE11 · Kennington Oval, SE11 · Kennington Oval, SW8 · Kennington Park Place, SE11 · Kennington Park Place, SE17 · Kennington Park Road, SE11 · Kennington Park, SE5 · Lamlash Street, SE11 · Listowel Close, SW9 · Lohmann House, SE11 · Magee Street, SE11 · Methley Street, SE11 · Milverton Street, SE11 · Minerva Close, SW9 · Monkton Street, SE11 · Montford Place, SE11 · Mowll Street, SW9 · Newington Butts, SE11 · Nightingale Mews, SE11 · Oakden Street, SE11 · Offley Road, SW9 · Opal Street, SE11 · Orient Street, SE11 · Oswin Street, SE11 · Palfrey Place, SW8 · Pegasus Place, SE11 · Penton Place, SE11 · Perseverance Place, SW9 · Prima Road, SW9 · Radcot Street, SE11 · Ramsey House, SW9 · Ravensdon Street, SE11 · Reedworth Street, SE11 · Renfrew Road, SE11 · Saint Agnes Place, SE11 · Silk Mews, SE11 · South Island Place, SW9 · St Agnes Place, SE11 · St Georges Road, SE1 · St George’s Road, SE1 · St Marys Gardens, SE11 · St Marys Walk, SE11 · St. Agnes Place, SE11 · Stannary Street, SE11 · Studios, N1 · The Fosters Oval, SE11 · Trigon Road, SW8 · Vassall Road, SW9 · Vauxhall Street, SE11 · Walcot Square, SE11 · Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 · Westminster Business Square, SE11 · White Hart Street, SE11 · Winchester House, SW9 · Wincott Street, SE11 · Windmill Row, SE11 ·


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