Eltham Street was once part of the most densely populated part of London with no open space at all and counting 249 people per acre in St Johns Ward.
Suffield Road was laid out after the demise of the Royal Surrey Zoological Gardens.
East Street, famous for its market, is likely to have been the birthplace of Charlie Chaplin, although no birth certificate exists.
Amelia Street originally consisted of late 19th century tenement blocks built by James Pullen, a local builder, between 1886 and 1901.
This page lists streets, the histories of which are largely gleaned from the Conservation Area documents of the London Borough of Southwark: www.southwark.gov.uk Abbey Street, SE1 Addington Square, SE5 Alma Grove, SE1 Amelia Street, SE17 Anchor Terrace, SE1 The Angel (Rotherhithe) The Angel (Waterloo) Austral Street, SE11 Ayres Street, SE1 Balaclava Road, SE1 (Old) Barge House …