September 2018 archive

Southwark streets

This page lists streets, the histories of which are largely gleaned from the Conservation Area documents of the London Borough of Southwark: www.southwark.gov.uk Abbey Street, SE1 Addington Square, SE5 Alma Grove, SE1 Amelia Street, SE17 Anchor Terrace, SE1 The Angel (Rotherhithe) The Angel (Waterloo) Austral Street, SE11 Ayres Street, SE1   Balaclava Road The name of …

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A Survey of London – Between the Commons

Victorian suburban housing is one of the defining elements of Battersea’s character and nowhere is it found in a greater concentration than in the 280 acres covered by this chapter. From Bolingbroke Grove on the edge of Wandsworth Common, row after row of terraced houses, with a few detached and semi-detached neighbours, advance downhill to Northcote Road and …

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