Amelia Street, SE17

Road in/near Kennington, existing between 1799 and now

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Amelia Street, SE17

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Road · Kennington · SE17 ·
September
8
2018
Amelia Street originally consisted of late 19th century tenement blocks built by James Pullen, a local builder, between 1886 and 1901.

Amelia Street predated most of the streets in the area being of eighteenth century origin.

James Pullen & Son, who advertised themselves as “lead burners and manufacturers of the patent cast lead D trap & plumbers’, tinmen’s and blow pipe solder”, had a builder’s yard in Amelia Street and traded from premises at 73 Penton Place, Kennington Park Road.

Pullen acquired property in the area and the first block was erected in 1886 at the Penton Place end of Amelia Street. This was surrounded by controversy, as by-law approval for the development had been refused by the Metropolitan Board of Works.

The first two blocks were condemned upon completion but that they were allowed to remain when Mr Pullen agreed to change the design.

During the 1980s the buildings between Manor Place and the south side of Amelia Street were demolished by the council using their housing improvement powers. The demolition of the rest of the Pullens Estate was prevented when squatters, intent on preserving the remainder of an individual late Victorian estate, occupied some of the blocks. 360 of the original 684 flats remain.

The south side of Amelia Street is now an enclosed open space, Pullens Gardens, has been created following the demolition of its tenement block.


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South Bank University, SE1 A street within the SE1 postcode
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Spare Street, SE17 A street within the SE17 postcode
St Gabriel Walk, SE1 A street within the SE1 postcode
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St Georges Road, SE1 St Georges Road is one of the main thoroughfares of south London.
St George’s Road, SE1 St George’s Road is a road in the SE1 postcode area
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St. Gabriel Walk, SE1 A street within the SE1 postcode
St. Georges Circus, SE1 A street within the SE1 postcode
St. Georges Court, SE1 A street within the SE1 postcode
St. Peters Church, SE17 A street within the SE17 postcode
Steedman Street, SE17 Steedman Street is one of the streets of London in the SE17 postal area.
Stopford Road, SE17 Stopford Road is a road in the SE17 postcode area
Street Gabriel Walk, SE1 A street within the SE17 postcode
Sturgeon Road, SE17 Sturgeon Road is a road in the SE17 postcode area
Sudrey Street, SE1 Sudrey Street was formerly Little Suffolk Street.
Sultan Street, SE5 Sultan Street is one of the streets of London in the SE5 postal area.
Surrey Row, SE1 Surrey Row is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Surrey Rowe, SE1 Surrey Rowe is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Sutherland Square, SE17 Sutherland Square is one of the streets of London in the SE17 postal area.
Sutherland Walk, SE17 A street within the SE17 postcode
Swan Street, SE1 Swan Street is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Tarn Street, SE1 Tarn Street is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Tarver Road, SE17 Tarver Road is a road in the SE17 postcode area
The Foundry, SE1 The Foundry is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Thomas Doyle Street, SE1 Thomas Doyle Street is a road in the SE1 postcode area
Thrush Street, SE17 A street within the SE17 postcode
Tiverton Street, SE1 Tiverton Street is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Toulmin Street, SE1 Toulmin Street is a road in the SE1 postcode area
Toulon Street, SE5 This is a street in the SE5 postcode area
Townley Street, SE17 Townley Street is one of the streets of London in the SE17 postal area.
Trafalgar House, SE17 A street within the SE17 postcode
Trinity Church Square, SE1 Trinity Church Square is a garden square in Newington.
Trinity Street, SE1 Trinity Street is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Trundle Street, SE1 Trundle Street is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Turner Close, SE5 Turner Close is a road in the SE5 postcode area
Turquand Street, SE17 A street within the SE17 postcode
Unit 323, SE1 A street within the SE1 postcode
Urlwin Street, SE5 Urlwin Street is one of the streets of London in the SE5 postal area.
Valentine Place, SE1 Valentine Place is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Valentine Row, SE1 A street within the SE1 postcode
Victory Place, SE17 Victory Place is a road in the SE17 postcode area
Vine Yard, SE1 Vine Yard is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Walcorde Avenue, SE17 A street within the SE17 postcode
Walworth Place, SE17 Walworth Place is a road in the SE17 postcode area
Walworth Road, SE1 Walworth Road is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Walworth Road, SE17 Walworth Road is one of the streets of London in the SE17 postal area.
Wansey Street, SE17 Wansey Street is a road in the SE17 postcode area
Warham Street, SE5 Warham Street is one of the streets of London in the SE5 postal area.
Webber Street, SE1 Webber Street is one of the streets of London in the SE1 postal area.
Weller Street, SE1 Weller Street is one of several local streets named after Dickens characters.
Wesley Close, SE17 A street within the SE17 postcode
West Square, SE11 West Square was developed from 1794 onwards.
Westcott Road, SE17 Westcott Road is one of the streets of London in the SE17 postal area.
Westmoreland Road, SE17 Westmoreland Road is one of the streets of London in the SE17 postal area.
Winchester Close, SE17 A street within the SE17 postcode
Wingrave, SE17 Wingrave is one of the streets of London in the SE17 postal area.
Wollaston Close, SE1 A street within the SE1 postcode
Wyndham Road, SE5 Wyndham Road is one of the streets of London in the SE5 postal area.


Kennington

Kennington was a royal manor in the ancient parish of St Mary, Lambeth in the county of Surrey and was the administrative centre of the parish from 1853.

The presence of a tumulus, and other significant geographical features locally, suggest that the area was regarded in ancient times as a sacred place of assembly. The manor of Kennington was divided from the manor of Vauxhall by the River Effra, a tributary of the River Thames. A smaller river, the River Neckinger, ran through the northern part of Kennington, approximately where Brook Drive is today. Both rivers have now been diverted into underground culverts.

Harthacnut, King of Denmark and England, died at Kennington in 1041. Harold Godwinson took the Crown the day after the death of Edward the Confessor at Kennington; he is said to have placed it upon his own head. King Henry III held his court here in 1231; and, according to Matthew Paris, in 1232, Parliament was held at Kennington.

Edward III gave the manor of Kennington to his oldest son Edward, the Black Prince in 1337, and the prince then built a large royal palace in the traingle formed by Kennington Lane, Sancroft Street and Cardigan Street, near to Kennington Cross. Geoffrey Chaucer was employed at Kennington as Clerk of Works in 1389 and was paid 2 shillings. The Duchy of Cornwall still maintains a substantial property portfolio within the area.

The eighteenth century saw considerable development in Kennington. At the start of the century, the area was essentially a village on the southern roads into London, with a common on which public executions took place. The development of Kennington came about through access to London, which happened when, in 1750, Westminster Bridge was constructed. In 1751, Kennington Road was built from Kennington Common (as it then was; now Kennington Park) to Westminster Bridge. Houses along it were soon built.

On 10 May 1768, at approximately the site of the Imperial War Museum today, the Massacre of St George's Fields took place. A riot started, because of the detention at the King's Bench Prison of the radical, John Wilkes – he had written an article in which he attacked King George III. The Riot Act was read, and soldiers fired into the crowd, killing seven people.

By the 1770s, the development of Kennington into its modern form was well underway. Terraces of houses were built on the east side of Kennington Road and Cleaver Square (then called Prince's Square) was laid out in 1788. In 1796, a house in West Square became the first station in the optical telegraph, or semaphore line, between the Admiralty in London, and Chatham and Deal in Kent, and during the Napoleonic Wars transmitted messages between Whitehall and the Royal Navy.

The modern street pattern of Kennington was formed by the early nineteenth century. The village had become a semi-rural suburb with grand terraced houses. In 1852, at the initiative of the minister of St. Mark's Church, the Common was enclosed and became the first public park in south London.

The Oval cricket ground was leased to Surrey County Cricket Club from the Duchy of Cornwall in 1845, and the adjacent gasometers (themselves an international sporting landmark) were constructed in 1853. Proximity to central London was key to the development of the area as a residential suburb and it was incorporated into the metropolitan area of London in 1855.

Dense building and the carving-up of large houses for multiple occupation caused Kennington to be very seriously over-populated in 1859, when diphtheria appeared (recorded by Karl Marx in 'Das Kapital').

Kennington station was opened as Kennington (New Street) in 1890 by the City of London and Southwark Subway.

On 15 October 1940, the large trench air-raid shelter beneath Kennington Park was struck by a 50lb bomb. The number of people killed remains unknown; it is believed by local historians that 104 people died. 48 bodies were recovered.

Lambeth Council designated much of Kennington a Conservation Area in 1968, the boundary of which was extended in 1979 and in 1997. Lambeth Council's emphasis on conserving and protecting Kennington's architectural heritage and enhancing its attractive open spaces for recreation and leisure is illustrated by restoration of the centre of the listed Cleaver Square in the last decade of the twentieth century.
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