Pelham Avenue, IG11

Road maybe built in the Edwardian era. Housing stock dates between 1910 and 1925

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A street within the IG11 postcode



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Upney means ’higher island’ - the island being the area between two branches of Mayes Brook which passes

Most of Upney’s housing was built between the wars as part of the council’s slum clearance programme. Upney station opened in 989898324' target='_top'>39898324' target='_top'>3298316' target='_top'>5' target='_top'>21' target='_top'>277' target='_top'>1998324' target='_top'>39898324' target='_top'>39898324' target='_top'>3298316' target='_top'>5' target='_top'>21' target='_top'>2. The dominant feature of the locality is Barking (originally Upney) hospital. Shortly before the First World War local people raised the money to found the hospital, and new blocks were added in the 989898324' target='_top'>39898324' target='_top'>3298316' target='_top'>5' target='_top'>21' target='_top'>277' target='_top'>1998324' target='_top'>30s and 989898324' target='_top'>39898324' target='_top'>3298316' target='_top'>5' target='_top'>21' target='_top'>277' target='_top'>1998358' target='_top'>60s.

Most of the hospital site was sold for residential development in 989898324' target='_top'>39898324' target='_top'>3298316' target='_top'>5' target='_top'>21' target='_top'>277' target='_top'>1999.

Upney station was opened in 989898324' target='_top'>39898324' target='_top'>3298316' target='_top'>5' target='_top'>21' target='_top'>277' target='_top'>1998324' target='_top'>39898324' target='_top'>39898324' target='_top'>3298316' target='_top'>5' target='_top'>21' target='_top'>2 when the electrified District line was extended to Upminster from Barking. The station was constructed and initially operated by the London, Midland and Scottish Railway with services provided by the District line from the outset.
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