Category Archives: Streets & Roads

Joshua Armitage

Joshua Armitage is a painter who painted scenes in Loughborough Junnction. 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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Seven Railway Bridges in Loughborough Junction

Loughborough Junction has 7 railway bridges and for most of my time in LJ they have existed in a faded, grafitteed and generally grotty state. 7 Bridges describe themselves as an arts led regeneration project focused on improving the appearance … Continue reading

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