Tag Archives: Latimer Road

Latymer Mission, Blechynden Street.

A small folder of images of The Latymer Mission has been passed on to me so I will take the opportunity to share them. I have also included photos that came originally from Rose Vinten and Charles Buckle and from … Continue reading

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Coronation Day in North Kensington – street parties.

The following photographs recall the local street parties enjoyed by families celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation in 1953. Above: Avondale Park Road. On Walmer Road. Left : Rita and Babs Schorman outside 77 Walmer Road. The house was eventually demolished following … Continue reading

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Saved From the Motorway

In the late sixties a motorway was planned as an extension to the A40, London to Oxford Road. The plan was that it would be a three-lane elevated road beginning at White City and cutting a swathe through North Kensington … Continue reading

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