TQ3965 : Kingsway, Coney Hall

taken 6 years ago, near to West Wickham, Bromley, Great Britain

Kingsway, Coney Hall
Kingsway, Coney Hall
Although it now seems the quintessence of suburbia, in the 1930s this street was at the centre of a rent- and mortgage-strike led by the local woman (and Communist Party member) Elsy Borders, as a protest against shoddy building standards in the then newly-erected estate and the way that building societies had been in cahoots with speculative builders to get buyers into these substandard houses. [[LinkExternal link]] Clearly the fact they are still here indicates that a lot of remedial work has happened since.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 19 June, 2012
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3965 6504 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:22.0356N 0:0.2820E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3978 6500
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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