This umbrella leap is from 1963 – the image was used as part of an appeal for the London Adventure Playground Asociation.

Adventure: playing out in Telford Road

This umbrella leap is from 1963 – the image was used as part of an appeal for the London Adventure Playground Asociation.

NHG Adventure playground  Wornington Road south side 1969 KS292 - Copy

Adventure: playing out in Telford Road

NHG Adventure playground Wornington Road south side 1969 KS292 - Copy

NHG Adventure playground  Faraday Road north side 1969 KS337 - Copy

Adventure: playing out in Telford Road

NHG Adventure playground Faraday Road north side 1969 KS337 - Copy

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Adventure: playing out in Telford Road

"These pictures show the irrepressible nature of childhood.

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Adventure: playing out in Telford Road

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Adventure: playing out in Telford Road

"The playground outgrew its original site and the Council provided a larger one where Telford Road and Faraday Road intersected with Wornington Road. The new site was a little more structured.

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Adventure: playing out in Telford Road

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Adventure: playing out in Telford Road

The Notting Hill Adventure Playground in Telford Road

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Adventure: playing out in Telford Road

"Despite the difficulties in presenting pictures from across a period of ten or more years these images all show that communal play has something timeless about it, whether it involves climbing unsafe structures:Messing about with building materials.

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Adventure: playing out in Telford Road

"But the playground retained its makeshift character.

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Adventure: playing out in Telford Road

"There was a building for indoor play with on site facilities.

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Adventure: playing out in Telford Road

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Adventure: playing out in Telford Road

"Ambitious structures were erected.

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