Welby Street, SE5

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Welby Street is a road in the SE5 postcode area



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Christobel Warren-Jones
Christobel Warren-Jones   
Added: 26 Feb 2018 13:50 GMT   
IP: 143.159.49.39
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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   
Added: 23 Jan 2018 15:07 GMT   
IP: 90.195.148.140
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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
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Added: 18 Jan 2018 23:19 GMT   
IP: 151.224.33.53
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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   
Added: 8 Dec 2017 23:23 GMT   
IP: 70.53.91.62
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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

Melissa London
Melissa London   
Added: 2 Nov 2017 16:29 GMT   
IP: 217.63.200.50
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Post by Melissa London: Trafalgar Avenue, SE15

The ARP Report giving details of the damage caused by a V2 Rocket on the 14 February 1945:- This very serious Rocket Attack occurred when the V2 struck Waite Street and the junction of Trafalgar Avenue Following details obtained from Camberwell ARP records : A LRR penetrated a 3 storey houses at the SW angle of Trafalgar Av with Waite Street, forming a crater at ground level about 40 feet across by 10 foot deep. Blast caused the complete demolishing of 12 4 storey ’neo Greek’ type of terrace houses of poor construction erected about 90 years previously. Damage beyond repair to about 25 similar properties adjoining the crater and damage calling for first aid repairs to properties within a s radius of about 200 yards of the crater. Rescue operations were concerned with the release of 10 trapped casualties which were found by dogs. Initial

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Pauline jones
Pauline jones   
Added: 16 Oct 2017 19:04 GMT   
IP: 86.136.68.202
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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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Johnshort
Johnshort   
Added: 7 Oct 2017 21:07 GMT   
IP: 10.9.55.126
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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   
Added: 13 Sep 2017 11:07 GMT   
IP: 81.141.12.149
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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   
IP: 2.220.194.137
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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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Added: 21 Aug 2018 20:40 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Borough
House of Fraser’s flagship London store saved
The chain’s new owners agree terms to keep the store on London’s Oxford Street open.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45256871

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Post by LDNnews: Clapham North
Office space for 22 new jobs could bring start-ups to Crofton Park

An extension of office space is expected to bring 22 new jobs to Crofton Park, with room for start-ups.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16587303.office-space-for-22-new-jobs-could-bring-start-ups-to-crofton-park/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Clapham Common
’Thousands depend on buses’: Council leader speaks out over proposed cuts to routes

A council leader has spoken out against plans to chop parts of bus routes in the south-east of the capital.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16587146.greenwich-council-leaders-speaks-out-over-possible-tfl-bus-route-cuts/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Charing Cross
Catford murder: Woman arrested after 66-year-old man stabbed to the neck and chest
A woman has been arrested after a 66-year-old man from Lewisham was stabbed to death.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16588278.catford-murder-woman-arrested-after-66-year-old-man-stabbed-to-death/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: St. Jamess Park
Inspectors have praised a huge turnaround in services for vulnerable children in Bexley
Children’s services in Bexley have been praised by a government watchdog as being outstanding four years after they were told improvement was needed.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16588643.bexley-council-childrens-services-rated-outstanding-by-ofsted/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Stockwell
Atletico Madrid and Valencia look ready to challenge Barcelona and Real Madrid in La Liga
The ’other’ two teams from Spain’s top four last season played out an entertaining 1-1 draw at Mestalla on Monday night and both sides seem set for big things at home and in Europe this term

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/atletico-madrid-and-valencia-look-ready-to-challenge-barcelona-and-real-madrid-in-la-liga-a3916356.html

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Post by LDNnews: Southwark
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp singles out Virgil van Dijk and Alisson Becker for role in win at Crystal Palace
Jurgen Klopp was full of praise for Virgil van Dijk and Alisson Becker after Liverpool earned a 2-0 win at Crystal Palace that owed more to defensive solidarity than the ’heavy metal football’ for which his sides are famed.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/liverpool-boss-jurgen-klopp-singles-out-virgil-van-dijk-and-alisson-becker-for-role-in-win-at-a3916366.html

VIEW THE BRIXTON AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE BRIXTON AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE BRIXTON AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE BRIXTON AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE BRIXTON AREA IN THE 1900s
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LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Ark All Saints Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Ark Evelyn Grace Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Bishops House Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Brockwell Lido:   
Brockwell Park:   Brockwell Park is a 50.8 hectare park located between Brixton, Herne Hill and Tulse Hill.
Comber Grove School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Crawford Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Crawford Primary School and Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Highshore School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19.
Hill Mead Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Jessop Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
John Ruskin Primary School and Language Classes:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Kennington Park Academy:   Academy alternative provision converter which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Keyworth Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Loughborough Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Myatt’s Fields:   
Phoenixplace:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
Ruskin Park:   
Sacred Heart Catholic School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Saint Gabriel’s College:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
St John the Divine Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Joseph’s Catholic Infants School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 7.
St Jude’s Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St Saviour’s Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
The Michael Tippett School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Lowth Road, Camberwell:   There once was a street called Wellington Road in Lambeth.
Zebra taxi:   Around 1912, a zebra-pulled taxi was active on the streets of Brixton.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
(formerly Hillingdon Street), SE17 · (formerly Hillingdon Street), SE5 · (formerly Lucas Road), SE5 · A202, SW8 · Akerman Road, SE5 · Akerman Road, SW9 · Alderton Road, SE24 · Alice Walker Close, SE24 · Angell Road, SW9 · Arches, SW9 · Badsworth Road, SE5 · Baldock House, SE5 · Baldwin Crescent, SE5 · Barrington Road, SW2 · Barrington Road, SW9 · Beehive Place, SW9 · Belinda Road, SW9 · Bellefields Road, SW9 · Bernays Grove, SW9 · Bessemer Road, SE5 · Bethwin Road, SE5 · Bicknell Road, SE5 · Blucher Road, SE5 · Bolton Crescent, SE5 · Bolton Cresent, SE5 · Bowyer Street, SE5 · Brantwood Road, SE24 · Brief Street, SE5 · Brighton Terrace, SW9 · Brixton Station Road, SW9 · Brixton Village Granville Arcade, SW9 · Broughton Drive, SW9 · Bucknell Close, SW2 · Burton Road, SW9 · Calais Gate, SE5 · Calais Street, SE5 · Caldecot Road, SE5 · Camberwell New Road, SE5 · Camberwell New Road, SW9 · Camberwell Station Road, SE5 · Camberwell Trading Estate, SE5 · Cambria Road, SE5 · Cantebury Court Kennington Park, SW9 · Canterbury Court, SW9 · Carew Street, SE5 · Carter Place, SE17 · Carter Street, SE17 · Castle Mead, SE5 · Chapter Road, SE17 · Chartwell Business Park, SE5 · Claribel Road, SW9 · Clifford Drive, SW9 · Cold Harbour Lane, SW9 · Coldharbour Lane, SE5 · Coldharbour Lane, SW9 · Comber Grove, SE5 · Comber House, SE5 · Cook’s Road, SE17 · Cordelia Close, SE24 · Cormont Road, SE5 · Corry Drive, SW9 · Cosbycote Avenue, SE24 · Councillor Street, SE5 · County Grove, SE5 · Crawford House, SE5 · Criterion Mews, SE24 · Cromwell Road, SW9 · Crowhurst Close, SW9 · Crown Street, SE5 · Cutcombe Road, SE5 · Dartford Street, SE17 · Denmark Road, SE5 · Derek Walcott Close, SE24 · Doddington Grove, SE17 · Dog Walk Area, SE5 · Dorchester Drive, SE24 · Dorrell Place, SW9 · Dulwich Road, SE24 · Dylan Road, SE24 · Eastlake Road, SE5 · Eaton Drive, SW9 · Elam Close, SE5 · Elam Street, SE5 · Elliott Road, SW9 · Empress Mews, SE5 · Empress Street, SE17 · Estate Road, SE5 · Evandale Road, SW9 · Eythorne Road, SW9 · Farmers Road, SE5 · Faunce Street, SE17 · Fawnbrake Avenue, SE24 · Featley Road, SW9 · Ferndale Road, SW9 · Ferndene Road, SE24 · Ferndene Road, SE5 · Fielding Street, SE17 · Finsen Road, SE24 · Finsen Road, SE5 · Fiveways Road, SW9 · Flaxman Road, SE5 · Fleming Road, SE17 · Flodden Road, SE5 · Forsyth Gardens, SE17 · Fountain Place, SW9 · Foxley Road, SW9 · Foxley Square, SW9 · Frederick Crescent, SW9 · Frederick Cresent, SW9 · Geneva Drive, SW9 · Geoffrey Close, SE5 · Glendall Street, SW9 · Glenfinlas Way, SE5 · Gordon Grove, SE5 · Granville Arcade, SW9 · Green Dale, SE5 · Grimsel Path, SE5 · Grosvenor Park, SE5 · Grosvenor Terrace, SE5 · Gubyon Avenue, SE24 · Guiness Trust Estate, SW9 · Guinness Trust Buildings, SW9 · Halsmere Road, SE5 · Hanworth House, SE5 · Harbour Road, SE5 · Hardess Street, SE24 · Harding Close, SE17 · Haredale Road, SE24 · Harmsworth Street, SE17 · Heritage Close, SW9 · Herne Hill Road, SW9 · Herne Place, SE24 · Heron Road, SE24 · Hilda Lockert Walk, SW9 · Hillingdon Street, SE17 · Hillingdon Street, SE5 · Hillmead Drive, SW9 · Hinton Road, SE24 · Holland Grove, SW9 · Hurst Street, SE24 · James Joyce Walk, SE24 · John Ruskin Street, SE17 · John Ruskin Street, SE5 · Kemerton Road, SE5 · Kenbury Street, SE5 · Kendal Close, SE5 · Kendal Close, SW9 · Kennington Park Gardens, SE17 · Kennington Park Place, SE11 · Kennington Park Place, SE17 · Kennington Park Road, SE11 · Kennington Park Road, SE17 · Kestrel Avenue, SE24 · Kirwyn Way, SE5 · Knatchbull Road, SE5 · Knatchbull Road, SW9 · Langdale Close, SE17 · Langston Hughes Close, SE24 · Langton Road, SW9 · Laxley Close, SE5 · Leeson Road, SE24 · Lilford House, SE5 · Lilford Road, SE5 · Lorrimore Road, SE17 · Lorrimore Square, SE17 · Lothian Road, SW9 · Loughborough Park, SE24 · Loughborough Park, SW9 · Loughborough Road, SW9 · Lowden Road, SE24 · Lowth Road, SE5 · Luxor Street, SE5 · Macleod Street, SE17 · Maddock Way, SE17 · Mahatma Gandhi Industrial Estate, SE24 · Major Close, SW9 · Mallams Mews, SW9 · Marcus Garvey Way, SE24 · Mayall Road, SE24 · McDowall Road, SE5 · Medlar Street, SE5 · Milkwood Road, SE24 · Milkwood Road, SW2 · Millbrook Road, SW9 · Milton Road, SE24 · Minet Road, SE5 · Minet Road, SW9 · Moffat House, SE5 · Moorland Road, SW9 · Morna Road, SE5 · Myatt Road, SW9 · Northlands Street, SE5 · Northway Road, SE5 · Nursery Road, SW9 · Oakbank Grove, SE24 · Olney Road, SE17 · Otto Street, SE17 · Pablo Neruda Close, SE24 · Padfield Road, SE5 · Patmos Road, SW9 · Paulet Road, SE5 · Peckham - Camberwell - Vauxhall - Westminster Highway, SE5 · Pelier Street, SE17 · Penford Street, SE5 · Penrose Grove, SE17 · Penrose Street, SE17 · Pitman Street, SE5 · Pomfret Road, SE5 · Popes Road, SW9 · Poplar Road, SE24 · Poplar Walk Passage, SE24 · Poplar Walk, SE24 · Portchester Close, SE5 · Pulross Road, SW9 · Quiet Area, SE5 · Railton Road, SE24 · Railton Road, SW2 · Railway Arches, SW9 · Rathgar Road, SW9 · Redan Terrace, SE5 · Redcar Street, SE5 · Regent Road, SE24 · Ridgway Road, SW9 · Robert Burns Mews, SE24 · Rollscourt Avenue, SE24 · Royal Road, SE11 · Royal Road, SE17 · Rupert Gardens, SW9 · Rushcroft Road, SW2 · Rymer Street, SE24 · Saint Agnes Place, SE11 · Saltoun Road, SW2 · Shakespeare Road, SE24 · Shardcroft Avenue, SE24 · Sharstead Street, SE17 · Sharsted Street, SE17 · Sir John Kirk Close, SE5 · Somerleyton Passage, SE24 · Somerleyton Road, SW9 · Southwell Road, SE5 · Southwyck House, SW9 · Spenser Road, SE24 · Spicer Close, SW9 · St Agnes Place, SE11 · St Faiths Community Centre, SE24 · St Jamess Crescent, SW9 · St Johns Church Hall, SE24 · St Pauls Church, SE17 · St. Agnes Place, SE11 · Station Avenue, SW9 · Sturgeon Road, SE17 · Styles Gardens, SW9 · Sultan Street, SE5 · Sunset Road, SE24 · Sunset Road, SE5 · Sutherland Square, SE17 · Swinford Gardens, SW9 · Templar Street, SE5 · Tilia Walk, SW9 · Toulon Street, SE5 · Trinity Gardens, SW9 · Tunstall Road, SW9 · Turner Close, SE5 · Urlwin Street, SE5 · Urlwin Walk, SW9 · Valentia Place, SW9 · Valmar Road, SE5 · Vassall Road, SW9 · Venetian Road, SE5 · Walt Whitman Close, SE24 · Wanless Road, SE24 · Wanless Road, SE5 · Warham Street, SE5 · Warner Road, SE5 · Welby Street, SE5 · Wellfit Street, SE24 · Westcott Road, SE17 · Wickwood Street, SE5 · Wingmore Road, SE24 · Woodquest Avenue, SE24 · Wyndham Road, SE5 ·
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