Harbour Yard, SW10

Block in/near Imperial Wharf

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2021

Harbour Yard is a block in Imperial Wharf.





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CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE LOCALITY

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Peter H Davies   
Added: 17 Jun 2021 09:33 GMT   

Ethelburga Estate
The Ethelburga Estate - named after Ethelburga Road - was an LCC development dating between 1963’65. According to the Wikipedia, it has a "pleasant knitting together of a series of internal squares". I have to add that it’s extremely dull :)

Source: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Lived here
   
Added: 1 May 2021 16:46 GMT   

Cheyne Place, SW3
Frances Faviell, author of the Blitz memoir, "A Chelsea Concerto", lived at 33, Cheyne Place, which was destroyed by a bomb. She survived, with her husband and unborn baby.

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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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Lived here
Former Philbeach Gardens Resident   
Added: 14 Jul 2021 00:44 GMT   

Philbeach Gardens Resident (Al Stewart)
Al Stewart, who had huts in the 70s with the sings ’Year of the Cat’ and ’On The Borders’, lived in Philbeach Gdns for a while and referenced Earl’s Court in a couple of his songs.
I lived in Philbeach Gardens from a child until my late teens. For a few years, on one evening in the midst of Summer, you could hear Al Stewart songs ringing out across Philbeach Gardens, particularly from his album ’Time Passages". I don’t think Al was living there at the time but perhaps he came back to see some pals. Or perhaps the broadcasters were just his fans,like me.
Either way, it was a wonderful treat to hear!

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Scott Hatton   
Added: 30 Jan 2023 11:28 GMT   

The Beatles on a London rooftop
The Beatles’ rooftop concert took place on the rooftop of the Apple Corps building in London. It was their final public performance as a band and was unannounced, attracting a crowd of onlookers. The concert lasted for 42 minutes and included nine songs. The concert is remembered as a seminal moment in the history of rock music and remains one of the most famous rock performances of all time.

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Michael Upham   
Added: 16 Jan 2023 21:16 GMT   

Bala Place, SE16
My grandfather was born at 2 Bala Place.

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Added: 15 Jan 2023 09:49 GMT   

The Bombing of Nant Street WW2
My uncle with his young son and baby daughter were killed in the bombing of Nant Street in WW2. His wife had gone to be with her mother whilst the bombing of the area was taking place, and so survived. Cannot imagine how she felt when she returned to see her home flattened and to be told of the death of her husband and children.


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Lived here
Brian J MacIntyre   
Added: 8 Jan 2023 17:27 GMT   

Malcolm Davey at Raleigh House, Dolphin Square
My former partner, actor Malcolm Davey, lived at Raleigh House, Dolphin Square, for many years until his death. He was a wonderful human being and an even better friend. A somewhat underrated actor, but loved by many, including myself. I miss you terribly, Malcolm. Here’s to you and to History, our favourite subject.
Love Always - Brian J MacIntyre
Minnesota, USA

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Robert Burns   
Added: 5 Jan 2023 17:46 GMT   

1 Abourne Street
My mother, and my Aunt and my Aunt’s family lived at number 1 Abourne Street.
I remember visitingn my aunt Win Housego, and the Housego family there. If I remember correctly virtually opposite number 1, onthe corner was the Lord Amberley pub.

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Comment
   
Added: 30 Dec 2022 21:41 GMT   

Southam Street, W10
do any one remember J&A DEMOLITON at harrow rd kensal green my dad work for them in a aec 6 wheel tipper got a photo of him in it

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Fumblina   
Added: 26 Dec 2022 18:59 GMT   

Detailed history of Red Lion
I’m not the author but this blog by Dick Weindling and Marianne Colloms has loads of really clear information about the history of the Red Lion which people might appreciate.


Source: ‘Professor Morris’ and the Red Lion, Kilburn

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BG   
Added: 20 Dec 2022 02:58 GMT   

Lancing Street, NW1
LANCING STREET

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NEARBY LOCATIONS OF NOTE
Chelsea Farm Chelsea Farm was established on the northern banks of the Thames on land previously open to common pasturage after the annual harvest.
Lots Road Power Station Lots Road Power Station was a coal (and later oil-fired then gas-fired) power station, which supplied electricity to the London Underground system.
Sands End Sands End was a close knit working class community.

NEARBY STREETS
Althorpe Mews, SW11 Althorpe Mews is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Archer House, SW11 Archer House is a block on Vicarage Crescent
Bagleys Lane, SW6 Bagleys Lane is a location in Fulham
Battersea Church Road, SW11 Battersea Church Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Battersea Square, SW11 Battersea Square is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Broughton Road, SW6 Broughton Road is in the Fulham part of the SW6 area
Cambria Street, SW6 Cambria Street lies within the SW6 postal area
Carlyle Court, SW10 Carlyle Court is a block in the Chelsea Harbour area.
Chelsea Harbour Design Centre, SW10 Chelsea Harbour Design Centre lies on Harbour Avenue.
Chelsea Harbour Drive, SW10 Chelsea Harbour Drive is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Chelsea Reach, SW10 Chelsea Reach is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Chelsea Studios, SW10 Chelsea Studios is one of the streets of London in the SW10 postal area.
Cooper House, SW6 Cooper House is in the Fulham area
Cotswold Mews, SW11 Cotswold Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Eaton House, SW11 Eaton House is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Edith Row, SW6 Edith Row is in an area of Fulham
Elbe Street, SW6 Elbe Street is part of Fulham
Elswick Street, SW6 Elswick Street is in the Fulham part of the SW6 area
Fulmead Street, SW6 Fulmead Street is in the Fulham part of the SW6 area
Furness Road, SW6 Furness Road is in an area of Fulham
Gilstead Road, SW6 Gilstead Road is in the Fulham part of the SW6 area
Glenrosa Street, SW6 This is a street in the SW6 postcode area
Groveside Court, SW11 Groveside Court was built in the late 1980s on the sites of several small wharves and the White Hart public house at the north end of Lombard Road.
Gwyn Close, SW6 Gwyn Close lies in Fulham
Gwynne Road, SW11 Gwynne Road dates from the 1860s.
Harbour Avenue, SW10 Harbour Avenue is a location in London.
Harroway Road, SW11 Harroway Road was laid out to plans by George Todd.
Hazlebury Road, SW6 Hazlebury Road lies in Fulham
Imperial Crescent, SW6 Imperial Crescent is part of Fulham
Imperial Road, SW6 Imperial Road, forms part of the London suburb of Fulham
Imperial Square, SW6 Imperial Square is a location in Fulham
Imperial Wharf, SW6 Imperial Wharf is one of the streets of London in the SW6 postal area.
King’s Road, SW6 This is a street in the SW6 postcode area
Lindrop Street, SW6 Lindrop Street is part of Fulham
Lockgate Road, SW6 Lockgate Road is a location in London.
Lombard Road, SW11 Lombard Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Lots Road, SW10 Lots Road, older than the surrounding streets, was once Pooles Lane which was a track leading to Chelsea Farm.
Maltings Place, SW6 Maltings Place is in Fulham
Marinefield Road, SW6 Marinefield Road lies in Fulham
Maynard Close, SW6 Maynard Close is in the Fulham part of the SW6 area
Michael Road, SW6 Michael Road, forms part of the London suburb of Fulham
Orville Road, SW11 Orville Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Oyster Wharf, SW11 Oyster Wharf was built between 2002 and 2004 by Barratt Homes to designs by PRC Fewster Architects.
Pearscroft Court, SW6 Pearscroft Court is a location in Fulham
Regent House, SW11 Regent House is a block on Lombard Road.
Restoration Square, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Sphere Walk, SW11 Sphere Walk is a location in London.
Stephendale Road, SW6 Stephendale Road is in the Fulham area
Stevendale Road, SW6 Stevendale Road is part of Fulham
Sunbury Lane, SW11 Sunbury Lane is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Thames Avenue, SW10 Thames Avenue is a road in the SW10 postcode area
Thames Towpath, SW10 Thames Towpath is a road in the SW10 postcode area
The Boulevard, SW6 The Boulevard - a road - serves a number of blocks within the Imperial Wharf development.
The Chambers, SW10 The Chambers is a building in the Chelsea Harbour area.
The Crainewell, SW6 The Crainewell is part of Fulham
The Quad, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Totteridge House, SW11 Totteridge House - a 21-storey tower - dates from 1971.
Tynemouth Street, SW6 Tynemouth Street is part of Fulham
Valiant House, SW11 Residential block
Vicarage Crescent, SW11 Vicarage Crescent is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Vicarage Walk, SW11 Vicarage Walk is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Waterfront Drive, SW10 Waterfront Drive is a location in London.
Waterfront House, SW11 Waterfront House is a building on Lombard Road.
Yelverton Road, SW11 Yelverton Road has survived the redevelopment which overtook other nearby streets.

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Imperial Wharf

Imperial Wharf is a London Overground station in Fulham, near to the boundary with Chelsea in west London on the West London Line.

The station is located in Sands End where the line crosses Townmead Road. It takes its name from the adjacent redevelopment of a brownfield, former industrial, site, which has been developed into a luxury 1,800 apartment river-side complex by property developers St George.

As the Imperial Wharf development continued to grow, so did the business case for the Imperial Wharf station.

The station is also adjacent to Chelsea Harbour, and was known by this name during early stages of development.


LOCAL PHOTOS
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The Dancing Platform at Cremorne Gardens (1864) In the 17th century, Chelsea Farm was formed and the area was used for market gardening plots, supplying central London. In 1778, Lord Cremorne bought Chelsea Farm and Cremorne House was built. In 1830 Charles Random de Berenger, a colourful character implicated in financial fraud during the Napoleonic War, purchased Cremorne House. He was a keen sportsman and opened a sports club know as Cremorne Stadium for ‘skilful and manly exercise’ including shooting, sailing, archery and fencing. In 1846, De Berenger’s Cremorne Stadium was transformed into a pleasure garden which became a popular and noisy place of entertainment. The entertainment included a diverse range of activities including concerts, fireworks, balloon ascents, galas and theatre.
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Badric Road, SW11 (1950s)
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Lots Road Power Station (2005).
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Chelsea Farm in the days of Countess Huntindon
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The Dancing Platform at Cremorne Gardens (1864) In the 17th century, Chelsea Farm was formed and the area was used for market gardening plots, supplying central London. In 1778, Lord Cremorne bought Chelsea Farm and Cremorne House was built. In 1830 Charles Random de Berenger, a colourful character implicated in financial fraud during the Napoleonic War, purchased Cremorne House. He was a keen sportsman and opened a sports club know as Cremorne Stadium for ‘skilful and manly exercise’ including shooting, sailing, archery and fencing. In 1846, De Berenger’s Cremorne Stadium was transformed into a pleasure garden which became a popular and noisy place of entertainment. The entertainment included a diverse range of activities including concerts, fireworks, balloon ascents, galas and theatre.
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Badric Road, SW11 (1950s)
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24-hour potato service on the King’s Road, Chelsea (1962)
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Boys and girls kick a ball around a quiet Uverdale Road, Chelsea (early 1960s). The road is now filled with parked cars and a gated playground. Just down the road from major bomb sites, this was one of a cluster of streets that became a ghost town in the wake of the Blitz
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Riverside apartments at Imperial Wharf (2016)
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Graffiti, Raasay Street, Chelsea (1969).
Credit: Roger Perry
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