Category: Nine Elms

Haines Street, SW8

Haines Street was named after the speculating solicitor, Frederick Haines, who built it in 1862.

Tweed Street, SW8

Tweed Street now lies under New Covent Garden Market.

Nine Elms Lane, SW8

In 1838, at the time of construction of the London and Southampton Railway, the area was described as “a low swampy district occasionally overflowed by the Thames [whose] osier beds, pollards and windmille and the river give it a Dutch effect“. Nine Elms railway station opened on 21 May 1838 as the first London terminus …

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