Lee Street, N11

Road in/near The Underground Map, existed between 1858 and the 1970s

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Lee Street was built by Southgate and Colney Hatch Gas Light and Coke Limited.


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.

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