August 2020 archive

Kensington and Chelsea

This is a placeholder for the upcoming conservation guides to the LBKC. The sources may be found here:Kensington and Chelsea AVONDALE CONSERVATION AREA Avondale Conservation Area is an attractive residential area which was primarily developed from around 1860 to 1895. The cluster of buildings comprises modest Victorian terrace houses, a church and school which are …

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Lynedoch Street, E2

Lynedoch Street used to lie behind the Shoreditch Workhouse.

Bramley Mews, W10

Bramley Mews become part of a redelevopment of the area north of Latimer Road station in the 1960s.

Westminster Bridge Road, SE1

Westminster Bridge Road runs on an east-west axis and passes through the boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark.

Ely Place, EC1N

Ely Place is a gated road at the southern tip of the London Borough of Camden.

Shaftesbury Park Estate

Shaftesbury Park was built between 1872 and 1877. It was the first major development of the Artizans’, Labourers’, & General Dwellings Company, founded by a band of working men in 1866–7. Through ‘industrial partnership’ and a unique financial model it could build better houses for less than the speculative builder, pay its workmen more than …

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Farrant Street, W10

Farrant Street is the missing link in the alphabetti spaghetti of the streetnames of the Queen’s Park Estate

Wix’s Lane, SW4

Wix’s Lane is part of an ancient footpath which became made up into a formal road.

Western Dwellings, W10

Western Dwellings were a row of houses, opposite the Western Gas Works, housing some of the workers.


Millwall is the historic name for an area on the west of the Isle of Dogs.