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Law and Disorder (1958)

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  • Christopher Matheson
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    Law and Disorder (1958)

    This looks like a street which could have survived:-


    With two nice unreadable street signs.

    And the houses across the street.

  • alan gowdy
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    Excellent work!

  • tavistock
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    Well done sandgrounder, good to see the pub survives as do the houses (with their railings back in place) and the building in the far distance, now a Ryman's.

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  • StoneAgeMan
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    Love the vegetation growth on the outside of that low-level house to the left. It is now completely covered in ivy.

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  • StoneAgeMan
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    I'd typed in Chelsea to my Google map but it had all locked up and wouldn't go to streetview. Well done Sandgrounder. London is a beatiful city in parts and there is enough of it to provide hours of fun for a location spotter .
    This seems to be as close as I can get to the view.
    https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.48...7i13312!8i6656

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  • sandgrounder
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    Thank Christopher. I was drawn at first to look around your suggestion of NW1 & NW5. Then I noticed the smaller terraced houses leading to the pub in the distance and decided to check the Chelsea Kings road area. Hey Presto! there it was.

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  • Christopher Matheson
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    sandgrounder - that's very well done, excellent work. How did you do it?

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  • sandgrounder
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    It's Limerston Street near Gertrude Street SW10.

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  • Christopher Matheson
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    Yes Tavistock the houses do look a bit on the clean side but they do look like the type of 'housing stock' you find in those areas: this clearly isn't, for example, Stepney. Alan, I can't guess as to what the policeman could be doing but I will add, and this is worth basically nothing, that a double decker bus passes in front of the building in the distance.

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  • alan gowdy
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    What is the policeman doing left of frame in picture 1? It's partially obscured by the taxi mirror but could he be putting up a notice? He is behind a railing - might that be the front of a police station? I'm posing a lot of questions but unfortunately not providing answers to them!

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  • tavistock
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    Could be very wrong but the houses look all too clean and tidy for Kentish Town/Camden Town in the late 1950s. That building at the top of the street in the first grab is the best clue

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  • Christopher Matheson
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    Yes, I'll gladly throw NW1 and NW5 into the mix.

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  • cassidy
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    Originally posted by StoneAgeMan View Post
    Lots of houses like this around Camden Town. All very posh now, but didn't used to be. That's where my Google-map-strolling has been today...
    I have similar thoughts. Maybe near Parkway or Mornington Crescent ?

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  • Christopher Matheson
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    Well here's a view in the opposite direction and it looks like another very blurry pub.

    So I imagine that that's a pub in the distance, as mentioned by Alan, and certainly a pub by the lamp post, as mentioned by Clive T, but I have no idea of the brewer involved. I sort of feel that this is N1 or N7 but I could be way off.

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  • Rick C
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    The DJJ registration number on the taxi is no help either. Its a London (anywhere) code. Even if the scene is out of the area (looks like clean air to me!) the number plate would have been registered by the manufacturer rather than a private saloon which would have been registered locally by the local dealer dealer.

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