Loughborough Road Histories

Exploring the past of this south London street

A blog about a street and a neighbourhood in SW9 south London. How and when Loughborough Road and surrounding streets were built and got their names, a bit about what was here before the streets, but mostly stories about the shops, pubs and people that have lived, worked and come here for entertainment over the past 180 years.

Old Ordnance Survey Map Camberwell and Stockwell 1894. Lambeth Archives.

Thanks to people and organisations supporting the Loughborough Road research including neighbours past and present, family of some of the past residents, The Royal Horticultural Society Lindley Library and Orchid Committee and many more including: