GURNEY STREET/WANSEY STREET.

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GURNEY STREET/WANSEY STREET.

Postby kiwi » Sun Nov 05, 2017 3:59 am

Gurney Street was opposite Falmouth Road, in the New Kent Road.Both Gurney St & Deacon St are no longer there.
Wansey Street use to run between Gurney Street & Walworth Road c1930.Now runs between Walworth Road & Brandon Street 2020.
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Devastation after a bombing raid in Gurney Street, SE London, on 6 June 1942
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c1947.
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Gurney Street about 1970. At the far end is the junction with Deacon Street and the Duke of Gloucester public house.

Elephant & Castle,Wansey Street left, picture taken from the Walworth Road.  X.png
Wansey Street left, picture taken from the Walworth Road.
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Wansey Street left,same location 2020.

Elephant & Castle,Wansey Street 2020,looking towards Walworth Road.  X.jpg
Wansey Street 2020,looking towards Walworth Road.
Elephant & Castle,Wansey Street, with Brandon Street at the far end, 2020.  X.jpg
Wansey Street, with Brandon Street at the far end, 2020.

kiwi
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Re: GURNEY STREET/WANSEY STREET.

Postby kiwi » Sat Aug 08, 2020 4:30 am

Gurney Street, VE Day street party. Mrs. Baker is at the end of the table in the foreground, Mrs. Willis is in the background at right. Gurney Street was later demolished as part of the development of the Heygate Estate.
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