Lavender Road, SW11

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





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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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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 :)

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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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Bob Land   
Added: 29 Jun 2022 13:20 GMT   

Map legends
Question, I have been looking at quite a few maps dated 1950 and 1900, and there are many abbreviations on the maps, where can I find the lists to unravel these ?

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Bob Land

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Alison   
Added: 26 Jun 2022 18:20 GMT   

On the dole in north London
When I worked at the dole office in Medina Road in the 1980s, "Archway" meant the social security offices which were in Archway Tower at the top of the Holloway Road. By all accounts it was a nightmare location for staff and claimants alike. This was when Margaret Thatcher’s government forced unemployment to rise to over 3 million (to keep wages down) and computerised records where still a thing of the future. Our job went from ensuring that unemployed people got the right sort and amount of benefits at the right time, to stopping as many people as possible from getting any sort of benefit at all. Britain changed irrevocably during this period and has never really recovered. We lost the "all in it together" frame of mind that had been born during the second world war and became the dog-eat-dog society where 1% have 95% of the wealth and many people can’t afford to feed their children. For me, the word Archway symbolises the land of lost content.

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Jack Wilson   
Added: 21 Jun 2022 21:40 GMT   

Penfold Printers
I am seeking the location of Penfold Printers Offices in Dt Albans place - probably about 1870 or so

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Lived here
   
Added: 19 Jun 2022 16:58 GMT   

Runcorn Place, W11
Runcorn place

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Added: 30 May 2022 19:03 GMT   

The Three Magpies
Row of houses (centre) was on Heathrow Rd....Ben’s Cafe shack ( foreground ) and the Three Magpies pub (far right) were on the Bath Rd

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Watts   
Added: 17 May 2022 20:29 GMT   

Baeethoven St School, also an Annex for Paddington College of FE.
In the early 70’s I took a two year science course at Paddington CFE. The science classes were held on weekday evenings at Beethoven Street school, overseen by chemistry teacher, Mr Tattershall.

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Added: 25 Apr 2022 22:11 GMT   

Southover, N12
Everyone knows Central Woodside is the place to be. Ever since kdog moved from finchtown, Woodside has been thriving.

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Bernard Miller   
Added: 12 Apr 2022 17:36 GMT   

My mother and her sister were born at 9 Windsor Terrace
My mother, Millie Haring (later Miller) and her sister Yetta Haring (later Freedman) were born here in 1922 and 1923. With their parents and older brother and sister, they lived in two rooms until they moved to Stoke Newington in 1929. She always said there were six rooms, six families, a shared sink on the first floor landing and a toilet in the backyard.

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NEARBY STREETS
Afghan Road, SW11 Afghan Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Alexander Studios, SW11 Alexander Studios is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Badric Court, SW11 Designed in 1967 by William Ryder & Associates, Badric Court is a large quadrangular block.
Badric Road, SW11 Badric Road was laid out in 1868 as Urswicke Road.
Batten Street, SW11 Batten Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Benham Close, SW11 Benham Close is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Beverley Close, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Bramlands Close, SW11 Bramlands Close lies off of Grant Road at the back of Clapham Junction station.
Bramlands Court, SW11 Bramlands Court is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Bridges Court Road, SW11 Bridges Court Road serves the heliport as well as a number of riverside developments.
Bridges Wharf, SW11 Bridges Wharf was designed by architects Chantrey Ltd for the Weston Group in 2009.
Cabul Road, SW11 Cabul Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Calico House, SW11 Calico House is a 1990s-era residential block.
Calico Row, SW11 Calico Row is one of the roads of Plantation Wharf.
Candahar Road, SW11 Candahar Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Candlemakers Apartments, SW11 The Candlemakers development was built by Wimpey on the corner of York Road.
Candlemakers Studios, SW11 Candlemakers Studios is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Chatfield Road, SW11 Chatfield Road was formerly known as Sewell Street.
Chillington Drive, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Cinnamon Row, SW11 Cinnamon Row is a 1990s-era street.
Clove Hitch Quay, SW11 Clove Hitch Quay runs along the riverside of Plantation Wharf.
Coppock Close, SW11 Coppock Close is part of the Kambala Estate.
Coral Row, SW11 Coral Row is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Cotton Row, SW11 Cotton Row, formerly part of York Place, leads to the Thames.
Darien Road, SW11 Darien Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Este Road, SW11 Este Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Fairchild Close, SW11 Fairchild Close is a housing development between Wye Street and York Road on the former sites of Lithgow Street and Tibet Street.
Falcon Grove, SW11 Falcon Grove is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Falcon Road, SW11 Falcon Road is one of the main roads through Battersea, leading to Clapham Junction.
Falcon Terrace, SW11 Falcon Terrace is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Falcon Wharf, SW11 Falcon Wharf is a cluster of four 18-storey back-to-back bright blue ceramic curved towers, built in 2006.
Farrant House, SW11 Residential block
Fawcett Close, SW11 Fawcett Close is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Fenner Square, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Flotilla House, SW11 Flotilla House is a residential block.
Fowler Close, SW11 Fowler Close is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Fownes Street, SW11 Fownes Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Ganley Road, SW11 Ganley Road runs off Newcomen Road.
Gartons Way, SW11 Gartons Way is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Genoa House, SW11 Genoa House is a block beside Flotilla House.
Grant Road, SW11 Grant Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Great Chart Street, SW11 Great Chart Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Heaver Road, SW11 Heaver Road, now a cul-de-sac, once ran eastwards to Falcon Road.
Hibbert Street, SW11 Hibbert Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Hicks Close, SW11 Hicks Close is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Holgate Avenue, SW11 Holgate Avenue is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Holliday Square, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Holman Road, SW11 Holman Road, an east-west street, dates from 1868.
Hope Street, SW11 Hope Street is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Ingrave Street, SW11 Ingrave Street runs west from Falcon Road.
Ingravenue Street, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Ivory House, SW11 Ivory House is a riverside block in Battersea.
Ivory Square, SW11 Ivory Square is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Jansen Walk, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
John Parker Square, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Junction Approach, SW11 Junction Approach is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Kambala Road, SW11 Kambala Road lies along the line of a former street called Natal Road.
Kamballa Road, SW11 Kamballa Road ran from Natal Road to Falcon Road.
Kennet Close, SW11 Kennet Close is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Kerrison Road, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Khyber Road, SW11 This is a street in the SW11 postcode area
Kiloh Court, SW11 Kiloh Court is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Kite Yard, SW11 Kite Yard is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Lavender Terrace, SW11 Lavender Terrace is a location in London.
Leeward House, SW11 Leeward House is a 1990s block.
Livingstone Road, SW11 Livingstone Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Lothair Street, SW11 Lothair Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Mantua Street, SW11 Mantua Street started its story in the 1860s.
Maysoule Road, SW11 The Rev. Israel May Soule was, from 1838, Minister of the Baptist Chapel in Battersea
McDermott Close, SW11 McDermott Close is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Mendip Court, SW11 Mendip Court is a block beside the River Thames.
Mendip Road, SW11 Mendip Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Meyrick Road, SW11 Meyrick Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Mollases House, SW11 Mollases House is a riverside block.
Mollases Row, SW11 Mollases Row is one of a series of 1990s roads in Plantation Wharf.
Musjid Road, SW11 Musjid Road is a shadow of its former self.
Nepaul Road, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Newcomen Road, SW11 Newcomen Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Orbis Wharf, SW11 Orbis Wharf stands on Bridges Court Road.
Patience Road, SW11 Patience Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Plough Road, SW11 Plough Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Port House, SW11 Port House is on the corner of Cinnamon Row.
Prested Road, SW11 Prested Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Prices Court, SW11 Prices Court consists of four residential blocks arranged around a courtyard.
Railway Arches, SW11 Railway Arches is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Reef House, SW11 Reef House is an office block dating from the 1990s.
River Reach, SW11 River Reach serves a Battersea business zone.
Riverside Albert Wharf, SW11 Riverside Albert Wharf is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Rowena Crescent, SW11 Rowena Crescent was once called Zulu Crescent.
Sesame Apartments, SW11 Sesame Apartments are on Holman Road.
Sherwood Court, SW11 Sherwood Court is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Sherwood Court, SW11 Sherwood Court is nine-storey block built by Berkeley Homes.
Simpson Street, SW11 Simpson Street is a road in the SW11 postcode 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.
Spice Court, SW11 Spice Court is a block next to Ivory House.
St. John’s Hill, SW11 St John’s Hill is the main road in which Clapham Junction station is situated.
Steelworks Road, SW11 Steelworks Road was an industrial road of Battersea.
Sullivan Close, SW11 Sullivan Close is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Takhar Mews, SW11 Takhar Mews is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Temple House, SW11 Residential block
Thames House, SW11 Residential block
The Raven, SW11 The Raven is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Thomas Baines Road, SW11 Thomas Baines Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Totteridge House, SW11 Totteridge House - a 21-storey tower - dates from 1971.
Totteridge Road, SW11 Totteridge Road lasted a century between 1868 and 1969.
Trade Tower, SW11 Trade Tower is part of the Plantation Wharf development.
Usk Road, SW11 Usk Road is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Vicentia Court, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Wallis Close, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Waterfront House, SW11 Waterfront House is a building on Lombard Road.
Wayford Street, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Weekley Square, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
William Blake House, SW11 Residential block
Windrush Close, SW11 A street within the SW11 postcode
Windward House, SW11 Windward House is a 1990s-era block.
Winstanley Road, SW11 Winstanley Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Wolftencroft Close, SW11 Wolftencroft Close is a road in the SW11 postcode area
Wye Street, SW11 Wye Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Wynter Street, SW11 Wynter Street is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Yelverton Road, SW11 Yelverton Road has survived the redevelopment which overtook other nearby streets.
York Place, SW11 York Place is an old roadname of the area.
York Road, SW11 York Road is one of the streets of London in the SW11 postal area.
Zulu Mews, SW11 Zulu Mews lies within the curve of a Battersea railway.

NEARBY PUBS
Battersea Labour Club This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Karatacus’s Kitchen This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Princes Head This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Slug and Lettuce This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Suburb SW11 This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Anchor This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
The Junction The Junction bar is a pub within Clapham Junction station.
Unknown as yet The Asparagus is a Weatherspoon’s pub on the corner of Falcon Road.


Battersea

Battersea is an area of the London Borough of Wandsworth, England. It is an inner-city district on the south side of the River Thames.

Battersea covers quite a wide area - it spans from Fairfield in the west to Queenstown in the east. Battersea is mentioned in Anglo-Saxon times as Badrices ieg = Badric's Island.

Although in modern times it is known mostly for its wealth, Battersea remains characterised by economic inequality, with council estates being surrounded by more prosperous areas.

Battersea was an island settlement established in the river delta of the Falconbrook; a river that rises in Tooting Bec Common and flowed through south London to the River Thames.

As with many former Thames island settlements, Battersea was reclaimed by draining marshland and building culverts for streams.

Before the Industrial Revolution, much of the area was farmland, providing food for the City of London and surrounding population centres; and with particular specialisms, such as growing lavender on Lavender Hill, asparagus (sold as 'Battersea Bundles') or pig breeding on Pig Hill (later the site of the Shaftesbury Park Estate).

At the end of the 18th century, above 300 acres of land in the parish of Battersea were occupied by some 20 market gardeners, who rented from five to near 60 acres each.

Villages in the wider area - Battersea, Wandsworth, Earlsfield (hamlet of Garratt), Tooting, Balham - were isolated one from another; and throughout the second half of the second millennium, the wealthy built their country retreats in Battersea and neighbouring areas.

Industry developed eastwards along the bank of the Thames during the industrial revolution from 1750s onwards; the Thames provided water for transport, for steam engines and for water-intensive industrial processes. Bridges erected across the Thames encouraged growth; Battersea Bridge was built in 1771. Inland from the river, the rural agricultural community persisted.

Battersea was radically altered by the coming of railways. The London and Southampton Railway Company was the first to drive a railway line from east to west through Battersea, in 1838, terminating at Nine Elms at the north west tip of the area. Over the next 22 years five other lines were built, across which all trains from Waterloo Station and Victoria Station ran. An interchange station was built in 1863 towards the north west of the area, at a junction of the railway. Taking the name of a fashionable village a mile and more away, the station was named Clapham Junction.

During the latter decades of the nineteenth century Battersea had developed into a major town railway centre with two locomotive works at Nine Elms and Longhedge and three important motive power depots (Nine Elms, Stewarts Lane and Battersea) all situated within a relatively small area in the north of the district.

A population of 6000 people in 1840 was increased to 168 000 by 1910; and save for the green spaces of Battersea Park, Clapham Common, Wandsworth Common and some smaller isolated pockets, all other farmland was built over, with, from north to south, industrial buildings and vast railway sheds and sidings (much of which remain), slum housing for workers, especially north of the main east–west railway, and gradually more genteel residential terraced housing further south.

The railway station encouraged local government to site its buildings - the town hall, library, police station, court and post office in the area surrounding Clapham Junction.

All this building around the station marginalised Battersea High Street (the main street of the original village) into no more than an extension of Falcon Road.


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Badric Road, SW11 (1950s)
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St Johns Road, SW11
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Petworth Street sign
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In the neighbourhood...

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Battersea High Street
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Bramlands Close
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Coppock Close
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Falcon Road, Battersea, looking towards Clapham Junction with Arding & Hobbs clock tower visible above the railway arch.
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Badric Road, SW11 (1950s)
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Mid Victoria-era cottages, Battersea
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Winders Road
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Ingrave Street
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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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