Category Archives: Streets & Roads

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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Lilford Road by Stuart Denyer

This Painting by Stuart Denyer dating from 2003 is titled Lilford Road. You can find further details about Stuart by clicking on the following link. http://www.newenglishartclub.co.uk/artists/stuart-denyer-neac  

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An Ancient Right of Way – a walk from Coldharbour Lane to Camberwell Church Street

Mary Boast in her book The Story of Camberwell, published in 2000 by London Borough of Southwark in it’s Neigbourhood History series, No 1 talks about an ancient right-of-way, a path from St Giles Church to Coldharbour Lane. Added: Dec … Continue reading

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Denmark Hill – a poem by Grasshopper

I came across this poem posted in the Camberwell news and chitter-chatter thread on Urban 75 forum in the London and the South East section. Posted by Maggot 2 December 2015. Postscript 13 Dec 2017 – This poem was orginally … Continue reading

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Coldharbour Lane by Tom Robinson

A song from the Cabaret 79 Live LP released in 1982. You can listen to it and buy it on Tom’s ¬†Bandcamp site https://tomrobinson.bandcamp.com/track/coldharbour-lane-2 According to Songfacts¬†based on an interview Tom gave to the NME it was composed in 1976 … Continue reading

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Angell Arms on Loughborough Road

The Angell Arms was located at 2 Loughborough Road or formerly at 1 Angel Road. It was at the junction of Angell Road and Loughborough Road. This extract from Stanfords Map of London southern section, 1894 shows the location as … Continue reading

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