Portobello

Collection by Allan Albert

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View NE, towards Westbourne Grove and Chepstow Road, West London, England. Featured are the photographer's first Morris Oxford and a bus headed for Hammersmith on Route 27 (Archway - Teddington). Date 3 May 1959 Ben Brooksbank Mode London, London Bus, London Bridge, London Life, West London, London History, Local History, Old Pictures, Old Photos

View NE, towards Westbourne Grove and Chepstow Road, West London, England. Featured are the photographer's first Morris Oxford and a bus headed for Hammersmith on Route 27 (Archway - Teddington). Date 3 May 1959 Ben Brooksbank

Portobello Road Market, Kennsington London 1950 - A collection of pictures London History, Tudor History, British History, Local History, Old London, West London, Kensington London, Vintage London, Old Photos

Photographs of Portobello Road in 1950 - Flashbak

The Portobello Road of 1950 was a very different place than we know today. These photos were taken about the same time the road featured as a location in The Blue Lamp. The film that starred Jack Warner and would eventually become the famous BBC series Dixon of Dock Green.

Pembridge Road - "Look past the boy looking at the camera and the woman in short sleeves. Can you see the sign: “Best prices paid for old artificial teeth” Dentistry was a growth business in this period. Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, West London, London History, Local History, British History, Old Pictures, Old Photos

"Look past the boy looking at the camera and the woman in short sleeves. Can you see the sign: “Best prices paid for old artificial teeth” Dentistry was a growth business in this period." Pembridge Road c.1890-1900

Harrow Road, West London, 1975 London History, Local History, Old London, West London, Toast Of London, Notting Hill London, London Photos, Portobello, Rockers

Archive Collections

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The Underground Map is a project which is creating street histories for the areas of London and surrounding counties lying inside the Toast Of London, Underground Map, Notting Hill, Old London, London Photos, Local History, Portobello, Rockers, Old School

The Underground Map

The Underground Map is a project which is creating street histories for the areas of London and surrounding counties lying inside the M25.

Our last visit to the Portobello Road (see link in column two) proved to be quite popular so we’re returning there this week after a gap of twenty years or so. Now we’re well into what I think of a… London History, Local History, Vintage London, Old London, Dairy Co, Shop Fronts, My Heritage, Portobello, Vintage Photographs

Portobello Road in the 70s

Our last visit to the Portobello Road (see link in column two) proved to be quite popular so we’re returning there this week after a gap of twenty years or so. Now we’re well into what I think of as living memory. I made the point in the fifties post that some of the images…

Lancaster Road looking west from Ladbroke Grove, photo RBKC. Old Street, Old London, Lancaster, Nostalgia, Street View, Portobello, History, City, Places

North Kensington Histories

Recollections of people from North Kensington, London

A long walk down Walmer Road Part 1 Old Street, Notting Hill, London Photos, Local History, West London, Old English, East Side, Urban Landscape, Britain

A long walk down Walmer Road 1969-1971 Part 1

When I did the post on Hurstway Street a few weeks back regular reader Chris Pain drew my attention to a passage from Absolute Beginners (1959), the second book in the London trilogy by Colin MacInnes: On the east side, still in the W10 bit, there’s another railway, and a park with a name only…

Before: Until the Wornington Green Estate was built, Wheatstone Road was a tree-lined through road, part of a grid of streets in the neighbourhood. It disappeared when the estate was created in the Old London, West London, Notting Hill London, Local Studies, Photo Memories, London Photos, City Streets, The Neighbourhood, Street View

The Science District of North Kensington

Dave Walker from RBK&C Local Studies recently put a posting on his excellent blog that he called The Science District of North Kensington. These were the streets, named after eminent Victorian scientists and engineers, that used to run between Ladbroke Grove and Wornington Road. This was when Wornington Road and Portobello Road continued all the…

North Kensington – Page 2 – The Library Time Machine Notting Hill, Old London, Slums, London Photos, Environmental Art, Pavement, Britain, Street View, In This Moment

North Kensington – Page 2 – The Library Time Machine

Posts about North Kensington written by Dave Walker

Vintage Photos Of Portobello Road Market London In 1977 by Mats Örn Vintage London, Old London, Roads And Streets, His Travel, London Calling, Portobello, Vintage Photos, Travel Photography, Street View

Everyday Life of '70s London Through A Swedish Traveler's Lens

Trollhättan-based Swedish engineer Mats Örn took these fantastic photos when he traveled to London with his family in the 1970s. ...

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