Monthly Archive: August 2017

Aug 16

Kensington Streets

A guide to Kensington Streets first appeared on the, now defunct, Kensington Living website. All rights and copyright to the original material is retained by that website. Abingdon Road Abingdon Villas Abingdon Villas┬áruns between Earls Court Road and Marloes Road. The eastern section of the street consists of red-brick five-storey mansion blocks and the south …

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Aug 08

Braybrook Street, W12

Braybrook Street is a residential road on the Old Oak council estate bordering Wormwood Scrubs and Wormwood Scrubs prison, first laid out in the 1920s. The 1966 Massacre of Braybrook Street, involved the murder of three police officers in London by Harry Roberts and two others. The officers had stopped to question the three occupants …

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Aug 07

Raymede Street, W10

For some years after the construction of the Hammersmith and City Railway, cricket fields lay to the north of the railway embankment. Here on one occasion the Notting Hill Flower Show and Home Improvement Society held its Exhibition, and the Duke and Duchess of Teck, accompanied by their young daughter, distributed the prizes. But in …

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