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.

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News: Music hall history of Brixton and Lambeth

The Loughborough Road history project is working with Christine Beddoe (legmania.co.uk) researching Brixton and Lambeth’s associations with music hall. The Society for Theatre Research, British Music Hall Society and the Brixton Society are all supporting the project. If you have any music hall stories or connections we’d love to hear from you brixtonmusichall@gmail.com.