Why we love Bumblebee – and the story of Brecknock Road

The Bumblebee Natural Food Shops opened their doors in January 1980 and have been ...

Wednesday Picture: The Secret Shops of Harmood Street

In the 1830s, lovely Harmood Street was one of the first developments cutting into ...

Wednesday Picture: How to mark the Olympics: closing Maitland Park Gym?

With perfect comic timing, Camden Councillors are limbering up to mark the opening of ...

Wednesday Picture: Malden Factories, Kentish Town (or is it Chalk Farm?)

Last week’s lively discussion on local ‘boundary’ issues was interesting: on the one hand ...

Wednesday Picture: Holmes Road, Pathway to Industrial Kentish Town

Patchwork planning is the legacy of the area’s strongly industrial roots combined with a ...

Wednesday Picture: Who links Rochester Terrace to Brighton West Pier?

Stretching northwest from Camden Road, Rochester Terrace Gardens and its surrounding streets form an ...

Where was Camden’s nuclear bunker?

It was dug out by the council in the hope that town halls would ...

Wednesday Picture: Mary Shelley’s ‘Odious Swamp’

Why did Frankenstein author Mary Shelley call Kentish Town an ‘odious swamp?’ (If it ...

Wednesday Picture: Dawson & Briant, since 1840

Kentish Town has been respecting its merchant past in recent months with the happy ...

The story of Alma Street and Inkerman Conservation Area

This important road once symbolized the ongoing struggle between the poorer and more industrial ...