Kennington Park Place, SE17

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Kennington Park Place is a road in the SE17 postcode area


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Christobel Warren-Jones
Christobel Warren-Jones   
Added: 26 Feb 2018 13:50 GMT   
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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
KC Alexander   
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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
Allen Waters   
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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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Evelyn Johnson
Evelyn Johnson   
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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 Johnshort: Hurley Road, SE11

There were stables in the road mid way also Danny reading had coal delivery lorry.n
peter hiller
peter hiller   
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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   
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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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Liverpool and Manchester City will go head-to-head in the Champions League quarter-finals.
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Post by LDNnews: Southwark
New Post Office opens at Ronnie’s Supermarket in Tanner Street
10 years after the closure of the nearby Dockhead Post Office, stamps and postal services are now available at Ronnie’s Supermarket in Tanner Street.
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Campaigners make their own segregated bike lane on CS7 route
Walking and cycling campaigners highlighted the need for more segregated cycle lanes by making a human barrier between the bikes and motor traffic in Southwark Bridge Road on Thursday morning.
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Post by LDNnews: Charing Cross
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A man is in hospital fighting for his life after he was attacked on a bus in New Cross.
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Post by LDNnews: Stockwell
When is the Uefa Champions League quarter-final draw? Date, time and teams qualified for last eight
A Lionel Messi-inspired Barcelona dumped Chelsea out of the Champions League to complete the quarter-final line-up on Wednesday night.
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Post by LDNnews: Southwark
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Arsenal sit in pole position going into the second-leg of their Europa League tie with AC Milan on Thursday night.
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Post by LDNnews: Brixton
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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.

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:   Kennington was a royal manor in the ancient parish of St Mary, Lambeth in the county of Surrey and was the administrative centre of the parish from 1853.
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.

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.

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