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Added: 17 May 2022 20:29 GMT
Baeethoven St School, also an Annex for Paddington College of FE.
In the early 70’s I took a two year science course at Paddington CFE. The science classes were held on weekday evenings at Beethoven Street school, overseen by chemistry teacher, Mr Tattershall.
Added: 25 Apr 2022 22:11 GMT
Everyone knows Central Woodside is the place to be. Ever since kdog moved from finchtown, Woodside has been thriving.
Added: 12 Apr 2022 17:36 GMT
My mother and her sister were born at 9 Windsor Terrace
My mother, Millie Haring (later Miller) and her sister Yetta Haring (later Freedman) were born here in 1922 and 1923. With their parents and older brother and sister, they lived in two rooms until they moved to Stoke Newington in 1929. She always said there were six rooms, six families, a shared sink on the first floor landing and a toilet in the backyard.
Added: 10 Apr 2022 13:38 GMT
Staples Mattress Factory
An architect’s design of the Staples Mattress Factory
An image found on the website of Dalzell’s Beds, in Armagh Northern Ireland.
Added: 19 Feb 2022 16:21 GMT
Harmondsworth (1939 - 1965)
I lived in a house (Lostwithiel) on the Bath Road opposite the junction with Tythe Barn Lane, now a hotel site. Initially, aircraft used one of the diagonal runways directly in line with our house. I attended Sipson Primary School opposite the Three Magpies and celebrated my 21st birthday at The Peggy Bedford in 1959.
Added: 25 Jan 2022 19:06 GMT
Birth of the Bluestocking Society
In about 1750, Elizabeth Montagu began hosting literary breakfasts in her home at 23 (now 31) Hill Street. These are considered the first meetings of the Bluestocking society.
Added: 14 Jan 2022 03:06 GMT
Goldbourne Gardens W 10
I lived in Goldbourne Gardens in the 50,s very happy big bomb site
Added: 10 Jan 2022 22:54 GMT
Shortlands Close, DA17
Shortlands Close and the flats along it were constructed in the mid-1990s. Prior to this, the area was occupied by semi-detached houses with large gardens, which dated from the post-war period and were built on the site of Railway Farm. The farm and its buildings spanned the length of Abbey Road, on the south side of the North Kent Line railway tracks.
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Knee Hill, SE2 (c.1900). After 1889, Knee Hill formed the boundary between the counties of Kent and London. The ancient woodland on either side of the road was purchased in two parcels, one in 1877 and the other in 1894, by the Metropolitan Board of Works and its successor, the London County Council, to safeguard it from development.
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Chester Road, Blackfen, showing part of the extensive housing estates built in the area during the 1930s. Buying a new house in the area was an exciting business and show house viewing (even for those not intending to purchase) was a popular weekend occupation for many who lived in the inner London suburbs.
Credit: Ideal Homes
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Park View Road, Welling (1951) Park View Road originally had views over Danson Park which was opposite.
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Avenue Road, Bexleyheath on 4 November 1914, looking north towards Pickford Lane and Bexleyheath station. Behind the trees on the right can be seen large detached houses. Greenhouses appear behind the opposite row of trees on the left-hand side.
Credit: Ideal Homes
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