Postal area SW8

Postal area in/near Vauxhall, existing between 1917 and now

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Postal area · Vauxhall · SW8 ·
MARCH
15
2021

Postcode

1240

The streets of SW8:
Abberley Mews Abberley Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW4postal area.
Abbey Business Centre Abbey Business Centre is in the SW8 postal area.
Abbey Close Abbey Close is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Abbot Court Abbot Court is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Albert Embankment Albert Embankment is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Albert Square Albert Square is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Albion Avenue Albion Avenue is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Aldebert Terrace Aldebert Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Allen Edwards Drive Allen Edwards Drive is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Amesbury Tower Amesbury Tower is a block on the Westbury Estate.
Andrew Place Andrew Place is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Aragon Court Aragon Court is a location in London.
Arches Lane A street within the SW8 postcode
Arches Arches is a zone of businesses under railway arches at Wandsworth Road.
Arden Street Arden Street disappeared as the New Covent Garden Market was built.
Ascalon House Residential block
Ascalon Street Ascalon Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Ashmole Place Ashmole Place is a street of the Oval area of Kennington.
Ashmole Street Ashmole Street was named after Elias Ashmole, a noted 17th century antiquarian, who lived near here
Astle Street A street within the SW11 postcode
Aston House Residential block
Avro House Residential block
B New Covent Garden Market B New Covent Garden Market is a location in London.
Battersea Park Road Battersea Park Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Belmore Street Belmore Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Bewick Street This is a street in the SW8 postcode area
Blore Close Blore Close is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Bolney Street Bolney Street is a location in London.
Bondway Bondway is named after the late 18th century developers of the street, John and Sarah Bond.
Bonnington Square Bonnington Square was built in the 1870s to house railway workers.
Bradfield House Residential block
Bradmead Bradmead is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Bramley Crescent Bramley Crescent is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Brayburne Avenue Brayburne Avenue is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Bridgefoot Bridgefoot is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Brocket House Residential block
Brooklands Passage Brooklands Passage is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Brooks Court Brooks Court is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Brough Close Brough Close is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Broughton Street Broughton Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Cantate Centre The Cantate Centre is a block on the Parkfield Industrial Estate.
Carey Gardens Carey Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Carriage Drive North Carriage Drive North is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Carroun Road Carroun Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Cellini Street Cellini Street is a location in London.
Ceylon Street Ceylon Street was built between 1862 and 1870.
Charles Clowes Walk A street within the SW11 postcode
Chelsea Bridge Wharf A street within the SW11 postcode
Chelsea Bridge Chelsea Bridge is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Cherwell Street Cherwell Street was built by Frederick Haynes in the mid-Victoria era.
Christchurch Vicarage Christchurch Vicarage is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Circus Road West A street within the SW8 postcode
Clapham Road Clapham Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Claylands Place Claylands Place is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Claylands Road Claylands Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Clive House Residential block
Cloisters Business Centre Cloisters Business Centre (Cloisters House) is a business centre in the Battersea area.
Clyston Street Clyston Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Cobbett Street Cobbett Street is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Condell Road Condell Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Corunna Road Corunna Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Cottingham Road Cottingham Road is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Courland Grove Courland Grove is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Courland Street Courland Street is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Cowthorpe Road Cowthorpe Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Crichton Street Crichton Street is the main road in the Westbury Estate.
Crimsworth Road Crimsworth Road is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Cringle Street Cringle Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Croxteth House Croxteth House is a location in London.
Daley Thompson Way Daley Thompson Way is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Darsley Drive Darsley Drive is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Davidson Gardens Davidson Gardens is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Deeley Road Deeley Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Dickens Street Dickens Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Distribution Block Distribution Block is a location in London.
Dorset Road Dorset Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Durrington Tower Durrington Tower is a block on the Westbury Estate.
East Bridge East Bridge is a location in London.
Ebbisham Drive Ebbisham Drive is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Elm Lane Elm Lane is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Emu Road Emu Road is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Europoint House Europoint House is a location in London.
Exchange Gardens Exchange Gardens is a location in London.
Fentiman Road Fentiman Road is named after local mid-19th century developer John Fentiman.
Fount Street Fount Street is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Froude Street Froude Street is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Gladstone Court Business Centre Gladstone Court Business Centre is near Battersea.
Gladwin Tower Gladwin Tower is a location in London.
Goldsboro Road Goldsboro Road is situated in an area west of Wandsworth Road.
Goldsborough House Residential block
Goldsborough Road Goldsborough Road is a location in London.
Guildford Road Guildford Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Haines Street Haines Street was named after the speculating solicitor, Frederick Haines, who built it.
Hampson Way Hampson Way is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Hartington Road The area where Hartington Road was eventually built was part of an area of Vauxhall called "The Nine Acres".
Havelock Terrace Arches Havelock Terrace Arches is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Havelock Terrace Havelock Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Heath Road Heath Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Heather Close Heather Close is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Hebden Place Hebden Place is a location in London.
Hemans Street Hemans Street is the name of two streets in Vauxhall, the modern version being slightly south of the original.
Hewlett House Residential block
Heyford Avenue Heyford Avenue is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Heyforoad Avenue Heyforoad Avenue is a location in London.
Hindlip House Hindlip House is a location in London.
Hookham Court Hookham Court is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Howard Building A street within the SW11 postcode
Imex Business Centre Imex Business Centre is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Imex Centre Imex Centre is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Ingate Place Ingate Place is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Ingelow Road Ingelow Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Keith Connor Close Keith Connor Close is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Kenchester Close Kenchester Close is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Kennington Oval Kennington Oval is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Kibworth Street Kibworth Street is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Killyon Road Killyon Road leads south from Wandsworth Road.
Kings House Residential block
Kirtling Street Kirtling Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Kirtling Street A street within the SW11 postcode
Langley Lane Langley Lane is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Lanscombe Walk Lanscombe Walk is a location in London.
Lansdowne Gardens Lansdowne Gardens is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Lansdowne Green Lansdowne Green is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Lansdowne Way Lansdowne Way is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Lawn Lane Lawn Lane is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Lawrence Mews A street within the SW8 postcode
Linford House Linford House is a location in London.
Linford Street Linford Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Link House Link House is a building beside New Covent Garden Market.
Lockington Road Lockington Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
London Borough Of Lambeth London Borough Of Lambeth is a location in London.
London Stone Business Estate London Stone Business Estate is contiguous with the Parkfield Industrial Estate.
Malthouse Road A street within the postcode
Market Towers Market Towers is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Mawbey Street Mawbey Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Meadow Road Meadow Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Melbury House Residential block
Miles Street Miles Street was developed from 1778 onwards by the Sarah and John Bond.
Minshull Street Minshull Street is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Montefiore Street Montefiore Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Motley Street Motley Street is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Mursell Estate Mursell Estate is a location in London.
New Covent Garden Centre New Covent Garden Centre is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
New Covent Garden Market New Covent Garden Market is a location in London.
New Mill Road A street within the SW11 postcode
New Union Square A street within the SW11 postcode
Newby Street Newby Street is a location in London.
Nine Elms Lane Nine Elms Lane was named around 1645, from a row of elm trees bordering the road.
Old South Lambeth Road Old South Lambeth Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Oswald Building A street within the SW8 postcode
Oval Place Oval Place is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Pagden Street Pagden Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Palfrey Place Palfrey Place is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Palmerston Way Palmerston Way is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Park Place Park Place is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Parkfield Industrial Estate Parkfield Industrial Estate and the London Stone Business Estate refer to the same commercial area.
Parry Street Parry Street was laid out by John and Sarah Bond.
Pascal Street Pascal Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Patcham Terrace Patcham Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Patmore Estate Patmore Estate is a location in London.
Patmore Street Patmore Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Pensbury Place Pensbury Place is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Pensbury Street Pensbury Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Ponton Road Ponton Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Portland Grove This is a street in the SW8 postcode area
Portslade Road Portslade Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Post Office Way Post Office Way is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Prairie Street Prairie Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Prince Of Wales Drive Prince Of Wales Drive is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Priory Court Priory Court is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Priory Grove Priory Grove is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Priory House Priory House is a location in London.
Priory Mews Priory Mews is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Queens Circus Queens Circus is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Queenstown Mews Queenstown Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Queenstown Road Queenstown Road, formerly Queen’s Road, is a major road of eastern Battersea.
Queenstown Road A street within the SW11 postcode
Radcliffe Path Radcliffe Path is a location in London.
Ravenet Street Ravenet Street is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Ravenet Street A street within the SW11 postcode
Rawson Street A street within the SW11 postcode
Richborne Terrace Richborne Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Richborne Terrace Richborne Terrace is a road in the SW9 postcode area
Richbourne Terrace Richbourne Terrace is a location in London.
Rita Road Rita Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Riverlight Quay Riverlight Quay is a development in the Nine Elms area.
Riverside Walk Riverside Walk is part of the Thames Path long-distance footpath.
Robertson Street Robertson Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Rudolf Place Rudolf Place is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Saddlers Way Saddlers Way is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Savona Street Savona Street is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Sheldon Court Sheldon Court is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Sherborne House Residential block
Silverthorne Road Silverthorne Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Slade House 34 is a location in London.
Sleaford Industrial Estate Sleaford Industrial Estate is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Sleaford Street Sleaford Street is virtually the last of the surviving streets of Battersea New Town.
Sopwith Way Sopwith Way is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Sopwith Way A street within the SW11 postcode
South Lambeth Place South Lambeth Place links South Lambeth Road to Bondway.
South Lambeth Road South Lambeth Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
South Lambeth Road South Lambeth Road is a road in the SE11 postcode area
Southville Southville is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Spaces Business Centre Spaces Business Centre is a location in London.
Spencer House Residential block
St George Wharf St George Wharf is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
St Joseph’s Street St Joseph’s Street runs alongside St Mary’s Primary School.
St Philip Square St Philip Square is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
St Philip Street St Philip Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
St Rule Street St Rule Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
St Stephen’s Terrace St Stephen’s Terrace is in the back streets of South Lambeth.
St. Georges Close St. Georges Close is a road in the SW8 postcode area
St. Philip Square St. Philip Square is a location in London.
Stanley Close Stanley Close is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Stanley Grove Stanley Grove is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Statham House Residential block
Stewart Court Stewart Court is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Stewart’s Road This is a street in the SW8 postcode area
Stewarts Lane Goods Yard Stewarts Lane Goods Yard is a location in London.
Stewarts Road Stewarts Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Stuarts Lane Stuarts Lane is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Sutherland House Residential block
Tennyson Street Tennyson Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Terrace Walk Terrace Walk is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Tessa Sanderson Place Tessa Sanderson Place is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Teversham Lane Teversham Lane is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Thackeray Road Thackeray Road is a road in the SW8 postcode area
The Pavilion The Pavilion is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
The Pavilion/New Covent Garden Market The Pavilion/New Covent Garden Market is a location in London.
The Studios The Studios is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Thessaly Road Thessaly Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Thorne Road Thorne Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Thorparch Road Thorparch Road is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Tideway Walk A street within the SW8 postcode
Tradescant Road Tradescant Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Trenchold Street Trenchold Street is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Trigon Road Trigon Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Tun Yard Tun Yard is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Tweed Street Tweed Street now lies under New Covent Garden Market.
Union Grove Union Grove is a location in London.
Union Road Union Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Usborne Mews Usborne Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Vauxhall Cross Vauxhall Cross is now known as the site of the MI5 headquarters.
Vauxhall Grove Vauxhall Grove is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Viaduct Gardens Viaduct Gardens runs beside the United States Embassy building in Nine Elms.
Viceroy Road Viceroy Road is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Victoria House Residential block
Victoria Mansions Victoria Mansions is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Village Courtyard A street within the SW11 postcode
Viridian Buildings Viridian Buildings is a location in London.
Wadhurst Road Wadhurst Road is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Walton Close Walton Close is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Wandsworth Road Wandsworth Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Wandsworth Road Wandsworth Road is a road in the SW4 postcode area
Wansworth Road Wansworth Road is a location in London.
Wenham House Residential block
West Bridge West Bridge is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Wheatsheaf Lane Wheatsheaf Lane is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Wilcox Close Wilcox Close is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Wilcox Road Wilcox Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Wilkinson Street Wilkinson Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8postal area.
Wycliffe Road Wycliffe Road is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Wyvil Estate Wyvil Estate is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Wyvil Road Wyvil Road is a short street running west from South Lambeth Road.


CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE LOCALITY


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Bruce McTavish   
Added: 11 Mar 2021 11:37 GMT   

Kennington Road
Lambeth North station was opened as Kennington Road and then Westminster Bridge Road before settling on its final name. It has a wonderful Leslie Green design.

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Pauline jones   
Added: 16 Oct 2017 19:04 GMT   

Bessborough Place, SW1V
I grew up in bessborough place at the back of our house and Grosvenor road and bessborough gardens was a fantastic playground called trinity mews it had a paddling pool sandpit football area and various things to climb on, such as a train , slide also as Wendy house. There were plants surrounding this wonderful play area, two playground attendants ,also a shelter for when it rained. The children were constantly told off by the playground keepers for touching the plants or kicking the ball out of the permitted area, there was hopscotch as well, all these play items were brick apart from the slide. Pollock was the centre of my universe and I felt sorry and still do for anyone not being born there. To this day I miss it and constantly look for images of the streets around there, my sister and me often go back to take a clumped of our beloved London. The stucco houses were a feature and the backs of the houses enabled parents to see thier children playing.

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Johnshort   
Added: 7 Oct 2017 21:07 GMT   

Hurley Road, SE11
There were stables in the road mid way - also Danny reading had a coal delivery lorry.

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Robert smitherman   
Added: 23 Aug 2017 11:01 GMT   

Saunders Street, SE11
I was born in a prefab on Saunders street SE11 in the 60’s, when I lived there, the road consisted of a few prefab houses, the road originally ran from Lollard street all the way thru to Fitzalan street. I went back there to have a look back in the early 90’s but all that is left of the road is about 20m of road and the road sign.

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Added: 11 Apr 2021 20:03 GMT   

North Harrow
The North Harrow Embassy Cinema was closed in 1963 and replaced by a bowling alley and a supermarket. As well as the cinema itself there was a substantial restaurant on the first floor.

Source: Embassy Cinema in North Harrow, GB - Cinema Treasures

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Lived here
KJ   
Added: 11 Apr 2021 12:34 GMT   

Family
1900’s Cranmer family lived here at 105 (changed to 185 when road was re-numbered)
James Cranmer wife Louisa ( b.Logan)
They had 3 children one being my grandparent William (Bill) CRANMER married to grandmother “Nancy” He used to go to
Glengall Tavern in Bird in Bush Rd ,now been converted to flats.

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charlie evans   
Added: 10 Apr 2021 18:51 GMT   

apollo pub 1950s
Ted Lengthorne was the landlord of the apollo in the 1950s. A local called darkie broom who lived at number 5 lancaster road used to be the potman,I remember being in the appollo at a street party that was moved inside the pub because of rain for the queens coronation . Not sure how long the lengthornes had the pub but remember teds daughter julie being landlady in the early 1970,s

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Graham O’Connell   
Added: 10 Apr 2021 10:24 GMT   

Lloyd & Sons, Tin Box Manufacturers (1859 - 1982)
A Lloyd & Sons occupied the wharf (now known as Lloyds Wharf, Mill Street) from the mid 19th Century to the late 20th Century. Best known for making tin boxes they also produced a range of things from petrol canisters to collecting tins. They won a notorious libel case in 1915 when a local councillor criticised the working conditions which, in fairness, weren’t great. There was a major fire here in 1929 but the company survived at least until 1982 and probably a year or two after that.

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Born here
Joyce Taylor   
Added: 5 Apr 2021 21:05 GMT   

Lavender Road, SW11
MyFather and Grand father lived at 100 Lavender Road many years .I was born here.

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Born here
Beverly Sand   
Added: 3 Apr 2021 17:19 GMT   

Havering Street, E1
My mother was born at 48 Havering Street. That house no longer exists. It disappeared from the map by 1950. Family name Schneider, mother Ray and father Joe. Joe’s parents lived just up the road at 311 Cable Street

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Fumblina   
Added: 27 Mar 2021 11:13 GMT   

St Jude’s Church, Lancefield Street
Saint Jude’s was constructed in 1878, while the parish was assigned in 1879 from the parish of Saint John, Kensal Green (P87/JNE2). The parish was united with the parishes of Saint Luke (P87/LUK1) and Saint Simon (P87/SIM) in 1952. The church was used as a chapel of ease for a few years, but in 1959 it was closed and later demolished.

The church is visible on the 1900 map for the street on the right hand side above the junction with Mozart Street.

Source: SAINT JUDE, KENSAL GREEN: LANCEFIELD STREET, WESTMINSTER | Londo

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Fumblina   
Added: 27 Mar 2021 11:08 GMT   

Wedding at St Jude’s Church
On 9th November 1884 Charles Selby and Johanna Hanlon got married in St Jude’s Church on Lancefield Street. They lived together close by at 103 Lancefield Street.
Charles was a Lather, so worked in construction. He was only 21 but was already a widower.
Johanna is not shown as having a profession but this is common in the records and elsewhere she is shown as being an Ironer or a Laundress. It is possible that she worked at the large laundry shown at the top of Lancefield Road on the 1900 map. She was also 21. She was not literate as her signature on the record is a cross.
The ceremony was carried out by William Hugh Wood and was witnessed by Charles H Hudson and Caroline Hudson.

Source: https://www.ancestry.co.uk/imageviewer/collections/1623/images/31280_197456-00100?pId=6694792

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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Archbishop Tenison’s School Archbishop Tenison’s School moved to The Oval in 1928
Nine Elms Nine Elms is an area within Battersea in the far north-eastern corner of the London Borough of Wandsworth.
The Oval The Oval is an international cricket ground in Kennington.
Vauxhall Gardens Vauxhall Gardens was a pleasure garden, one of the leading venues for public entertainment from the mid 17th century to the mid 19th century.
Vauxhall Station early 1900s. Vauxhall at the turn of the twentieth century.

NEARBY STREETS
Albert Embankment, SW8 Albert Embankment is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Ashmole Street, SW8 Ashmole Street was named after Elias Ashmole, a noted 17th century antiquarian, who lived near here
Auckland Street, SE11 Auckland Street is a continuation of Glyn Street.
Bedser Close, SE11 Bedser Close is named for Alec Bedser, widely regarded as one of the best English cricketers of the 20th century, by association with the nearby Oval Cricket Ground.
Bolney Street, SW8 Bolney Street is a location in London.
Bondway, SW8 Bondway is named after the late 18th century developers of the street, John and Sarah Bond.
Bonnington Square, SW8 Bonnington Square was built in the 1870s to house railway workers.
Bramley Crescent, SW8 Bramley Crescent is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Bridgefoot, SW8 Bridgefoot is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Carroun Road, SW8 Carroun Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Cellini Street, SW8 Cellini Street is a location in London.
Claylands Road, SW8 Claylands Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Cottingham Road, SW8 Cottingham Road is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Davidson Gardens, SW8 Davidson Gardens is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Dorset Road, SW8 Dorset Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Durham Street, SE11 Durham Street is one of the streets of London in the SE11 postal area.
Ebbisham Drive, SW8 Ebbisham Drive is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Exchange Gardens, SW8 Exchange Gardens is a location in London.
Farnham Royal, SE11 Farnham Royal is one of the streets of London in the SE11 postal area.
Fentiman Road, SW8 Fentiman Road is named after local mid-19th century developer John Fentiman.
Gladwin Tower, SW8 Gladwin Tower is a location in London.
Glyn Street, SE11 Glyn Street is one of the streets of London in the SE11 postal area.
Harleyford Road, SE11 Harleyford Road was named after local leaseholders the Claytons, whose country house was Harleyford Manor, Buckinghamshire.
Hebden Place, SW8 Hebden Place is a location in London.
Hemans Street, SW8 Hemans Street is the name of two streets in Vauxhall, the modern version being slightly south of the original.
Heyford Avenue, SW8 Heyford Avenue is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Heyforoad Avenue, SW8 Heyforoad Avenue is a location in London.
Kennington Oval, SE11 Kennington Oval is one of the streets of London in the SE11 postal area.
Kennington Oval, SW8 Kennington Oval is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Kings House, SW8 Residential block
Langley Lane, SW8 Langley Lane is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Lawn Lane, SW8 Lawn Lane is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Lawrence Mews, SW8 A street within the SW8 postcode
London Borough Of Lambeth, SW8 London Borough Of Lambeth is a location in London.
Market Towers, SW8 Market Towers is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Meadow Road, SW8 Meadow Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Melbury House, SW8 Residential block
Miles Street, SW8 Miles Street was developed from 1778 onwards by the Sarah and John Bond.
New Covent Garden Market, SW8 New Covent Garden Market is a location in London.
Old South Lambeth Road, SW8 Old South Lambeth Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Oval Place, SW8 Oval Place is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Oval Way, SE11 Oval Way is a road in the SE11 postcode area
Palfrey Place, SW8 Palfrey Place is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Park Place, SW8 Park Place is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Parry Street, SW8 Parry Street was laid out by John and Sarah Bond.
Pascal Street, SW8 Pascal Street is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Richborne Terrace, SW8 Richborne Terrace is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Richborne Terrace, SW8 Richborne Terrace is a road in the SW9 postcode area
Richbourne Terrace, SW8 Richbourne Terrace is a location in London.
Rita Road, SW8 Rita Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Riverside Walk, SW8 Riverside Walk is part of the Thames Path long-distance footpath.
Sherborne House, SW8 Residential block
South Lambeth Place, SW8 South Lambeth Place links South Lambeth Road to Bondway.
South Lambeth Road, SW8 South Lambeth Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
South Lambeth Road, SW8 South Lambeth Road is a road in the SE11 postcode area
St George Wharf, SW8 St George Wharf is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
St. Oswalds Place, SE11 St. Oswalds Place is a location in London.
Stanley Close, SW8 Stanley Close is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Studios, SE11 Studios is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.
Terrace Walk, SW8 Terrace Walk is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Trenchold Street, SW8 Trenchold Street is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Trigon Road, SW8 Trigon Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Usborne Mews, SW8 Usborne Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Vauxhall Cross, SW8 Vauxhall Cross is now known as the site of the MI5 headquarters.
Vauxhall Grove, SW8 Vauxhall Grove is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Victoria House, SW8 Residential block
Victoria Mansions, SW8 Victoria Mansions is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Vox Studios 1-45, SE11 Vox Studios 1-45 is a location in London.
Walton Close, SW8 Walton Close is a road in the SW8 postcode area
West Bridge, SW8 West Bridge is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Westminster Business Square, SE11 Westminster Business Square is a business centre.
Wheatsheaf Lane, SW8 Wheatsheaf Lane is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Wilcox Close, SW8 Wilcox Close is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Wilcox Road, SW8 Wilcox Road is one of the streets of London in the SW8 postal area.
Wyvil Estate, SW8 Wyvil Estate is a road in the SW8 postcode area
Wyvil Road, SW8 Wyvil Road is a short street running west from South Lambeth Road.


Vauxhall

Vauxhall is an inner city area of Central London in the London Borough of Lambeth.

It is generally accepted that the etymology of Vauxhall is from the name of Falkes de Breauté, the head of King John's mercenaries, who owned a large house in the area, which was referred to as Faulke's Hall, later Foxhall, and eventually Vauxhall.

There is no mention of Vauxhall in the 1086 Domesday Book. The area formed part of the extensive Manor of South Lambeth. From various accounts three local roads, the South Lambeth Road, Clapham Road (previously called Merton Road) and Wandsworth Road (previously called Kingston Road) were ancient and well known routes to and from London. The area was flat and marshy with parts poorly drained by ditches. The area only started to be developed in the mid 18th century. Prior to this it provided market garden produce for the nearby City of London.

The area only became generally known by this name when the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens opened as a public attraction. Initially most visitors would have approached by river, but crowds of Londoners of all classes came to know the area after the construction of Westminster Bridge in the 1740s.

There are competing theories as to why the Russian word for a central railway station is vokzal, which coincides with the 19th-century transliteration of Vauxhall. It has long been suggested that a Russian delegation visited the area to inspect the construction of the London and South Western Railway in 1840, and mistook the name of the station for the generic name of the building type. The locality of the L&SWR's original railway terminus, Nine Elms Station, was shown boldly and simply as Vauxhall in the 1841 Bradshaw timetable.

Another likely explanation is that the first Russian railway, constructed in 1837, ran from Saint Petersburg via Tsarskoye Selo to Pavlovsk Palace, where extensive Pleasure Gardens had earlier been established. In 1838 a music and entertainment pavilion was constructed at the railway terminus. This pavilion was called the Vokzal in homage to the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens in London. The name soon came to be applied to the station itself, which was the gateway that most visitors used to enter the gardens. It later came to mean any substantial railway station building.

It has also given its name to the Vauxhall Motors car manufacturer, which originated in the area.

Vauxhall station was opened by the London and South Western Railway (LSWR) as 'Vauxhall Bridge Station' on 11 July 1848 when the main line was extended from Nine Elms to Waterloo, then 'Waterloo Bridge Station'. It is on a viaduct with eight platforms. The deep tube London Underground station is on the Victoria line, and opened on 23 July 1971.

Vauxhall was located next to a major creamery and milk bottling plant for United Dairies. Milk trains from all over the West Country would stop at Clapham Junction in the evening, and reduce their length by half so that they did not block Vauxhall station while unloading. They would then proceed to Vauxhall, and pull into the down side platform, where a discharge pipe was provided to the creamery on the other side of the road. There was also pedestrian access from below the station, under the road to the depot, in the tunnel where the pipeline ran. Unloaded trains would then proceed to Waterloo, where they would reverse and return to Clapham Junction to pick up the other half of the train. The procedure was then repeated, so that the entire milk train was unloaded between the end of evening peak traffic and the start of the following morning.


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Nine Elms
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Fentiman Road
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Nine Elms
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Fentiman Road
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Most of the left side of Hartington Road depicted here - the area between Hartington Road and Wandsworth Road - was demolished in 1950s slum clearance.
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South Lambeth Place
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Vauxhall Cross (1930s) In this view only the railway bridgework remains the same. Everything else is gone, even the road layout.
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