December 2020 archive

Parkleys, TW10

The Parkleys estate was built in the mid-1950s and was Grade-II listed in 1998.

Kewferry Drive, HA6

Kewferry Drive connects Rickmansworth Road and Kewferry Road.

Deacons Hill Road, WD6

Deacons Hill Road is a road connecting Barnet Lane and Allum Lane.

St John’s Hill

St John’s Hill is the highest point in the area.

Vestry House Museum

Vestry House Museum presents the history of Waltham Forest.

Mint Street, SE1

Mint Street, an ancient Southwark street, (now) runs off Marchelsea Road.

Barnes Cray

Barnes Cray is located on the Greater London border with Kent, bordering Dartford.


Dartford lies at the heart of the Thames Gateway, one of the largest growth areas in the UK.

Some street name derivations: S

A lot of the street information research on this website is academic in nature – from university research, the Survey of London, British History Online, borough conservation areas and more. Occasionally, the Hive Mind comes up trumps – these derivations come from discoveries on the Wikipedia made during 2019 which is feeding into the project. …

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Parsifal Road, NW6

Parsifal Road runs from Finchley Road to Fortune Green Road.