August 2021 archive

Ivybridge Lane, WC2N

Ivybridge Lane is named after a former ivy-covered bridge.

Dartford Tunnel, RM19

The original (western) Dartford Tunnel opened in 1963.

The Polygon, NW1

The Polygon was an earky housing estate, a Georgian building with 15 sides and three storeys that contained 32 houses.

Bruce Close, W10

Bruce Close replaced the earlier Rackham Street in this part of W10.

Sans Walk, EC1R

Sans Walk was named after Edward Sans in 1893, who was then the oldest member of the local parish vestry.

Leman Street, E1

Leman Street was named after Sir John Leman.

Elm Park Gardens, SW10

Elm Park Gardens links Fulham Road with Elm Park Road.

Brady Street, E1

Brady Street is a road running north-south from Three Colts Lane to Whitechapel Road.

Brixton Road, SW9

Brixton Road leads from the Oval at Kennington to Brixton, where it forms the high street.

Belsize Avenue, NW3

Belsize Avenue was once the driveway to the former Belsize House.