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Lee Street was built by Southgate and Colney Hatch Gas Light and Coke Limited.
The Underground Map is a project which is creating street histories for the areas of London and surrounding counties lying inside the M25.
Southgate and Colney Hatch Gas Light and Coke Limited built a gasworks in 1858. Lee Street and Albert Street
were provided for the gas company’s workers. When Station Road
was partly redeveloped in the 1970s, both Lee Street and Albert Street
disappeared under the bulldozer.
In a series of maps from the 1750s until the 1950s, you can see how London grew from a city which only reached as far as Park Lane into the post war megapolis we know today. There are now over 85 000 articles on all variety of locations including roads, houses, schools, pubs and palaces.
You can begin exploring by choosing a place from the dropdown list at the top left and then clicking Reset Location.
As maps are displayed, click on the markers to view location articles.
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