Tag Archives: shops

Kensal Road and beyond before Trellick Tower, part 2

Two places where I deposited some of my pocket money – the Post Office and, to the left, Wardle’s sweet shop. When Dad thought I was more responsible, he started giving me pocket money. He was paid monthly and thought … Continue reading

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Barlby Road and Ladbroke Grove junction

Local residents recall the Barlby and Kensal Road end of Ladbroke Grove. The following posting originally appeared in 2008 and 2009  in our first rather short-lived local history blog: http://aroundkensalroad.blogspot.com Edinburgh Road Today’s maps no longer show Edinburgh Road, whereas … Continue reading

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St Helen’s Parade – looking back.

Along the western side of St Helen’s Gardens, opposite St Helen’s Church, there is a parade of shops familiar to those who live nearby.  However, usage has changed considerably over the years reflecting how local residents have changed their shopping … Continue reading

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