TQ3965 : Kingsway, Coney Hall

taken 5 years ago, near to West Wickham, Bromley, Great Britain

Kingsway, Coney Hall
Kingsway, Coney Hall, taken 5 years ago
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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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
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3978 6500
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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