Tag: Kentish Town History

Is Kentish Town Really Changing?

The ‘up and coming’ status of an area is not without its detractors who, ...

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

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

Wednesday Picture: Mary Shelley’s ‘Odious Swamp’

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

The turbulent past of a sleepy Kentish Town cul-de-sac

Navvies, quarrels, dead chickens, bomb casualties and refugees. Who knew the colourful secrets of ...

Did you know there was a false teeth factory on Anglers Lane?

Claudius Ash made dentures from precious metals when the alternative was using the teeth ...

Ooh nice signage! Busby Place

Spotted this atmospheric sign on the upper eastern reaches of NW5?