Category Archives: /Shoreditch

Kingsland Road in the 1930s

Above: Hoarding surrounding a development at the Elephant and Castle. Reminiscing the Past I was waiting for a bus at the Elephant and Castle traffic interchange a few months ago and I noticed a large drawing of a pink elephant … Continue reading

Posted in /Shoreditch | Leave a comment

New Road

Above: The western part of the New Road shown on Greenwood’s map of 1830 relative to the area of St Marylebone. The New Road is seen along with Edgware Road, Oxford Street and Regent’s Park. The ‘New Road’ was one … Continue reading

Posted in /Islington, /Shoreditch, /St Marylebone, /St Pancras | Leave a comment

Battle of Waterloo on the Shoreditch Art Wall

Above: Artwork on the ‘Shoreditch Art Wall’ on the south side of Great Eastern Street. On the left is a representation of the Waterloo medal, issued to British troops who took part in the battle. This year we celebrate the … Continue reading

Posted in /Shoreditch | Leave a comment