October 2020 archive

Pereira Street, E1

Pereira Street ran north/south in Bethnal Green.


Embankment underground station has been known by various names during its long history – including, indeed, ’Embankment’.

Charing Cross

Charing Cross denotes the junction of the Strand, Whitehall and Cockspur Street, just south of Trafalgar Square

Pember Road, NW10

Pember Road is one of the side streets to the west of Kilburn Lane, NW10

Horbury Crescent, W11

Horbury Crescent is a short half-moon shaped street between Ladbroke Road and Kensington Park Road.

Poplar High Street, E14

Until the late nineteenth century Poplar High Street was the district’s principal street.

Piccadilly Circus

Piccadilly Circus was built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with the major shopping street of Piccadilly.

Vauxhall Cross, SW8

Vauxhall Cross is now known as the site of the MI5 headquarters.

Oxford Circus

Oxford Circus, designed by John Nash in 1811.

Trundleys Road, SE8

Trundleys Road combined the northernmost section of Woodpecker Lane (later Woodpecker Road) and Trundley’s Lane.