Category: SW9

Hackford Road, SW9

Hackford Road is the former home of Vincent van Gogh.

Electric Avenue, SW9

Electric Avenue is a street in Brixton and the first market street to be lit by electricity.

Brixton Road, SW9

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

Caldwell Street, SW9

Caldwell Street was originally called Holland Street.

Coldharbour Lane, SW9

Coldharbour Lane leads south-westwards from Camberwell to Brixton.

Spitfire Boys of Brixton

This press photo ran in American newspapers on 11 April 1941 with the heading “Spitfire Boys”. The caption read ” Youngsters of Brixton doing their part in England’s war effort by collecting firewood in their spare time and selling it.” Lord Beaverbrook, owner of the Daily Express sent the US newspaper a letter of thanks …

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