Kathleen Road, SW11

Road in/near Lavender Hill

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Kathleen Road, SW11

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Kathleen Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.




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GRaleigh   
Added: 23 Feb 2021 09:34 GMT   

Found a bug
Hi all! Thank you for your excellent site. I found an overlay bug on the junction of Glengall Road, NW6 and Hazelmere Road, NW6 on the 1950 map only. It appears when one zooms in at this junction and only on the zoom.

Cheers,
Geoff Raleigh

Source: Glengall Road, NW6

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Jessie Doring   
Added: 22 Feb 2021 04:33 GMT   

Tisbury Court Jazz Bar
Jazz Bar opened in Tisbury Court by 2 Australians. Situated in underground basement. Can not remember how long it opened for.

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Christine Clark   
Added: 20 Feb 2021 11:27 GMT   

Number 44 (1947 - 1967)
The Clark’s moved here from Dorking my father worked on the Thames as a captain of shell mex tankers,there were three children, CHristine, Barbara and Frank, my mother was Ida and my father Frank.Our house no 44 and 42 were pulled down and we were relocated to Bromley The rest of our family lived close by in Milton Court Rd, Brocklehurat Street, Chubworthy street so one big happy family..lovely days.

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Linda    
Added: 18 Feb 2021 22:03 GMT   

Pereira Street, E1
My grandfather Charles Suett lived in Periera Street & married a widowed neighbour there. They later moved to 33 Bullen House, Collingwood Street where my father was born.

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Born here
www.violettrefusis.com   
Added: 17 Feb 2021 15:05 GMT   

Birth place
Violet Trefusis, writer, cosmopolitan intellectual and patron of the Arts was born at 2 Wilton Crescent SW1X.

Source: www.violettrefusis.com

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Born here
Vanessa Whitehouse   
Added: 17 Feb 2021 22:48 GMT   

Born here
My dad 1929 John George Hall

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Added: 16 Feb 2021 13:41 GMT   

Giraud Street
I lived in Giraud St in 1938/1939. I lived with my Mother May Lillian Allen & my brother James Allen (Known as Lenny) My name is Tom Allen and was evacuated to Surrey from Giraud St. I am now 90 years of age.

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Justin Russ   
Added: 15 Feb 2021 20:25 GMT   

Binney Street, W1K
Binney St was previously named Thomas Street before the 1950’s. Before the 1840’s (approx.) it was named Bird St both above and below Oxford St.

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Candlemakers Studios, SW11 Candlemakers Studios is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Cinnamon Row, SW11 Cinnamon Row is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
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Comyn Road, SW11 Comyn Road, built on former meadows, was designed for Alfred Heaver by architect C. J. Bentley.
Coral Row, SW11 Coral Row is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Dorothy Road, SW11 Dorothy Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
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Eland House, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
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Elsley Road, SW11 Elsley Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
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Esaint Road, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
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Falcon Grove, SW11 Falcon Grove is a road in the SW11 postcode area
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Falcon Road, SW11 Falcon Road is one of the main roads through Battersea, leading to Clapham Junction.
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Fownes Street, SW11 Fownes Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
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Glycena Road, SW11 Glycena Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Grayshott Road, SW11 Grayshott Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Hafer Road, SW11 Hafer Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Heathwall Street, SW11 Heathwall Street follows the line of the Heathwall Ditch.
Holden Street, SW11 Holden Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Ilminster Gardens, SW11 Ilminster Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Ivory Square, SW11 Ivory Square is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Junction Approach, SW11 Junction Approach is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Kerrison Road, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Kingsley Street, SW11 Kingsley Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Kite Yard, SW11 Kite Yard is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Latchmere Road, SW11 Latchmere Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Lavender Gardens, SW11 Lavender Gardens is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Lavender Hill, SW11 Lavender Hill was once famous for the lavender fields which skirted the road.
Lavender Sweep, SW11 Lavender Sweep is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Lavender Terrace, SW11 Lavender Terrace is a location in London.
Lavender Walk, SW11 Lavender Walk is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
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Limburg Road, SW11 Limburg Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
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Lothair Street, SW11 Lothair Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Marjorie Grove, SW11 Marjorie Grove is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Marney Road, SW11 Marney Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Molasses Row, SW11 Molasses Row is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Morrison Street, SW11 Morrison Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Mossbury Road, SW11 Mossbury Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Mysore Road, SW11 Mysore Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Nepaul Road, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Parma Crescent, SW11 Parma Crescent is a road in the SW11 postcode area
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Plantation Wharf, SW11 Plantation Wharf is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Pountney Road, SW11 Pountney Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Prested Road, SW11 Prested Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Railway Arches, SW11 Railway Arches is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Riverside Albert Wharf, SW11 Riverside Albert Wharf is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Sabine Road, SW11 Sabine Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Severus Road, SW11 Severus Road is almost opposite the main entrance to Clapham Junction station and runs down to Eckstein Road.
Sherwood Court, SW11 Sherwood Court is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Signalling Centre, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Sisters Avenue, SW11 Sisters Avenue is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
South Bank Business Centre, SW11 South Bank Business Centre is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Spice Court, SW11 Spice Court is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
St John’s Road, SW11 St Johns Road, formerly a main road, is now pedestrianised.
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Stormont Road, SW11 Stormont Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
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Sugden Road, SW11 Sugden Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Sugden Road, SW4 Sugden Road is a road in the SW4 postcode area
Temple House, SW11 Residential block
Thames House, SW11 Residential block
The Arches, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
The Bakehouse, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
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Theatre Street, SW11 Theatre Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Thirsk Road, SW11 Thirsk Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
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Town Hall Road, SW11 This is a street in the SW11 postcode area
Visuals, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
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William Blake House, SW11 Residential block
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Lavender Hill

Lavender Hill is an area based around a hill near Clapham Junction in South London.

The geographical feature is named Lavender Hill due to the commercial cultivation of lavender there in the pre-industrial era. Several other smaller streets including Lavender Gardens and Lavender Sweep (Lavender Gardens was the former home of Sarah, Duchess of York where she lived in a flat before her marriage) also bear the reference and can be seen on 18th century maps as being largely farmland, with the earliest reference to the still-existing Falcon public house at the west end of the street in 1767.

The opening of Clapham Junction railway station in 1863 led to rapid residential and commercial development along the street and by 1885 it was such a busy commercial district that Arding and Hobbs (now Debenhams), the largest department store south of the River Thames, was built. The street also features the imposing Church of the Ascension, built in 1883 to cater to the growing population of the neighbouring Shaftesbury Estate, as well as a Welsh Methodist chapel (on Beauchamp Road) reflecting what was once a significant Welsh population.

The street is known in popular culture thanks to the Ealing comedy The Lavender Hill Mob (so-named because the lead character lived in a seedy boarding house on the street). It is also featured with a chapter of its own in the historical novel London by Edward Rutherfurd, with descriptions of it in the 18th century from the pre-industrial era. English group The Kinks made a song entitled Lavender Hill, which appeared on several collections of material not from albums including The Great Lost Kinks Album.

Lavender Hill has featured as a site location for many British TV shows, including ’On The Buses’ and ’The Sweeney’, in the 1970s.

Lavender Hill is now principally a shopping street along much of its length, starting from the landmark Arding and Hobbs building (now part of Debenhams), a number of specialist food and music outlets, a large supermarket, many estate agents. There is a larger concentration of restaurants and bars along the flatter section atop the hill, where Lavender Hill police station and the Battersea Arts Centre are to be found and towards the eastern end of the street.


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St Johns Road, SW11
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In the neighbourhood...

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Eccles Road, Battersea (1906) - a perfect line of Victorian terraces.This view has not changed much - apart from the cars - in the intervening years.
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Rowena Crescent
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St Johns Road, SW11
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Severus Road is very near to Clapham Junction station. In a tweet during May 2020 JK Rowling confirmed that just round the corner, in a flat on Northcote Road, the idea for the Harry Potter series of novels was concieved.
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Zulu Mews - glimpsed through its gate
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