September 2020 archive

La Délivrance

La Délivrance is a five metre-high bronze statue of a naked woman holding a sword aloft.

Wheelwright Street, N7

Wheelwright Street was built for prison wardens and other staff.


Bromley-by-Bow is a district located on the western banks of the River Lea, in the Lower Lea Valley in east London.

Balloons in Finsbury Park

Finsbury Park got its facts mixed up.

Stirling Way, WD6

Stirling Way was built as the 1930s began.

Addle Hill, EC4V

Addle Hill, formerly Addle Street, originally ran from Upper Thames Street from Carter Lane.

Ashburnham Place, SE10

Ashburnham Place dates to the 16th century though most of its buildings are Victorian.

Baker Street, W1U

Baker Street was laid out in the 18th century by the builder William Baker, after whom it is named.

Barn Elms Farm

Barn Elms Farm sported majestic elm trees – hence the name.

Eastcastle Street, W1D

Eastcastle Street was originally called Castle Street East.