Category: Clapham Junction

Oscar Wilde memorial

Commuting between South Ealing and Vauxhall offers a veritable cornucopia of different routes – especially if your office mates are flexible about arrival times. The dullest route is the Piccadilly Line and then change at Green Park to the Victoria Line. There are some truly creative ways to get into town, mostly involving a 65 …

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Workers at Clapham Junction (1900)

Before the railway came, the Clapham Junction area was rural and specialised in growing lavender – the street Lavender Hill is east of the station. The coach road from London to Guildford ran slightly south of the future station site, past The Falcon public house at the crossroads in the valley between St. John’s Hill …

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