Category Archives: Streets & Roads

VS Pritchett , a brief stay as a child in Loughborough Junction

VS Pritchett was a prolific writer with novels, short stories, biography, literary criticism and travel writing. He was born in 1900 and died in 1997. His father was in early marriage not successful in business or work and the family … Continue reading

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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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The Street Art around Loughborough Junction

Always interesting is all the street / shop fascia art you can see around Loughborough Junction. By far the most prolific artist is Morganico, whose work can be seen in a number of places. Joels & Barneys Cafe, Loughborough Junction … Continue reading

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Coldharbour Lane: names before numbers

Before street numbering began in the 1870’s blocks of buildings had individual names. Today you can still see this on a number of terraces that still exist. This is Dover Terrace which runs from 171 Coldharbour Lane, the Dover Castle … Continue reading

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George Arthur Roberts, soldier, firefighter, Londoner and Trinidadian

On 11th September, 2016, a blue plaque was unveiled on the Samuel Lewis Trust estate on Warner Road. Photo: Loughborough-Junction blog It was put up to celebrate the life of  George Roberts. He was born in Trinidad on August 1st, 1890. … Continue reading

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Warped London by Samuel Wray

This painting, Oil on Canvas is set in Loughborough Junction at night time. http://artawards.clydeco.com/gallery/untitled-samuel-wray-easton-city-guilds-of-london-art-school/

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It won’t take you there…

This sign in Loughborough Junction on the corner of Loughborough Road & Coldharbour Lane points you south … Minet Library and Lambeth Archives are of course in the opposite direction… heading north. Who knows how long it’s been there, just … Continue reading

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