Category Archives: Loughborough Junction

The Two Free Book Libraries of Loughborough Junction + a small one on Loughborough Road

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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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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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233 Coldharbour Lane, or as we know it today, Loco

For many years now, 233 Coldharbour Lane has been open as a mini supermarket named Loco. This store is opposite the Tesco store which took over the Warrior pub after it closed, I think,  in 2002,  having been open since … Continue reading

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Loughborough Junction by Colin Connaughton

This painting , a view from Loughborough Junction Train Station was painted in 2012. It is available from Imagekind on this link https://www.imagekind.com/loughborough-junction_art?IMID=d74fdd75-fcc0-40a0-951a-82d1dc662cd4

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A 60 minute sound recording of everyday life from a back garden at 51 Cambria Road by Grant Smith

The recording:   The description: http://soundtent.org/acoustic_commons/  

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Joshua Armitage

Joshua Armitage is a painter who painted scenes in Loughborough Junction. Here is a selection, I think from 2015/2016. http://www.josharmitage.co.uk/ Coldharbour 1   Coldharbour 111 Flaxman Road Eastlake Road Study Eastlake 11   Eastlake 111 Eastlake 1V    

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Brixton Brewery – welcome to Loughborough Junction

Newly ensconsed in a large industrial unit on Milkwood Road, Brixton’s favourite brewers Brixton Brewery. The Brixton Pale Ale is my new favourite.   https://www.brixtonbrewery.com/  

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A history of 200 Coldharbour Lane – now home to Harbour Cycles

On February 14th 2014, Harbour Cycles opened at 200 Coldharbour Lane, the latest in a long line of businesses occupying these premises for just over 150 years. In early 1860’s the railways arrived at what became known as Loughborough Junction.  … Continue reading

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