Author Archives: John

David Greig – the sign returns

David Greig – the Sign returns The old presumed lost David Greig shop sign at Coldharbour Lane makes a spectactular return, cleaned and restored. Located at 232 Coldharbour Lane, it was the home of David Greig Butchers. Well done to … Continue reading

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Three views of Loughborough Road through time.

These photos/postcards are all looking north just down from Loughborough Junction, with Wyck Gardens and Loughborough Farm on the left and right respectively. The first image is a Card House Postcard no 19059, titled Loughboro’ Rd, SW. Sent to me … Continue reading

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Old Postcards of Camberwell Green

The Green, Camberwell, Albert Flint, postcard posted June 1918 Camberwell Green, photographer unknown, posted August 1910 Camberwell Green (111) postcard by C Russell & Co, posted August 1908 In Camberwell Green, Albert Flint, posted August 1909 The Green, Camberwell with … Continue reading

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Camberwell Tree Walk

A very enjoyable Sunday walk with friends : Camberwell Church Tree Walk starting on Camberwell Green. The walk provided by the Camberwell Society. http://www.camberwellsociety.org.uk/treewalk1/

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Ruskin Park Walks Summer 2020

Taken during my weekly, almost daily walks around Ruskin Park, summer 2020.

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Time for a tiny moment of self congratulation…

Loughborough-junction.org, my blog about our local home and surrounding parts have just had it’s 10,000th visitor and nearly 22,000 views. We have been posting since April 2015. Looking forward to the next 5 years. John

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Ruskin Park shown in 16 old postcards

These postcards mostly date from 1900 through 1926. They were taken and published by The Local View Publishing, Albert Flint, Stengel & Co, GR Rogers, Harold North & Co & AFC. Click on image to see a larger view.

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New Planters for Loughborough junction

In the last few days, some lovely new planters have appeared in Loughborough Junction, just by the entrance to Loughborough Junction railway station. A collaboration between Loughborough Junction Action Group, Father Nature and Poroban. https://www.poroban.com/lj-greenlink

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The LJ4D project, the Streetscape modelling of early Loughborough Junction

The LJ4D project, the modelling of early Loughborough Junction is a fantastic project to map out the evolving streetscape of Loughborough junction. Starting with Loughborough Junction Railway Station, taking in the Loughborough Junction central block including the Loughborough Park Congregational … Continue reading

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Two Paintings of Ruskin Park by Rosie Woods

Two paintings by Rosie Woods featuring Ruskin Park, undated. http://www.rosiewoods.com Ruskin Park Pond Ruskin Park.

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