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  Streatham - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the 1730, Streatham Park, a Georgian country mansion was built by the brewer Ralph Thrale on land he bought from the Lord of the Manor - the fourth Duke of Bedford.
Streatham Park later passed to Ralph's son Henry Thrale, who with his wife Hester Thrale entertained many of the leading literary and artistic characters of the day, most notably the lexicographer Samuel Johnson.
Streatham Park was later leased to Prime Minister Lord Shelburne, and was the venue of the negotiated peace with France.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Streatham   (1163 words)

  
 Streatham Common - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Streatham Common is a large open space on the southern edge of Streatham, London.
The Common had a long tradition of cricket playing from the 18th century, and the right to play cricket is enshrined in the document that brought the common into public ownership.
The south east end of Streatham Common and Rookery Gardens abut Norwood Grove within the London Borough of Croydon to form part of a larger series of green spaces along the ridge line from Streatham to Crystal Palace.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Streatham_Common   (266 words)

  
 Thrale.com: Streatham Park
Streatham Park, or Streatham Place, was built in 1730 by Ralph Thrale (1698-1758) on 89 acres of land bought from the local Lord of the Manor - the fourth Duke of Bedford.
It was at Streatham that Fanny Burney wrote the verses of the Streatham Flasher in March 1779.
In Thraliana on 17 April 1795, Hester curiously wrote that her bedchamber at Streatham was 31 of her steps wide and 28.5 long (remember that she was only 4 feet 11 inches tall), whilst Brynbella's was 26x26 steps.
thrale.com /history/english/hester_and_henry/homes/streatham_park.php   (1752 words)

  
 Streatham - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the 1730,, a Georgian country mansion was built by the brewer on land he bought from the Lord of the Manor - the fourth Duke of Bedford.
Some estates, such as Telford Park (http://www.telfordpark.plus.com/pages/telfordpark.html) to the west of Streatham Hill were spaciously planned with facilities such as tennis clubs.
In September 2002, Streatham High Road was voted the "Worst Street in Britain" in a poll organised by the BBC Today programme and.
www.lighthousepoint.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Streatham   (1146 words)

  
 STREATHAM - LoveToKnow Article on STREATHAM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
According to Domesday, Streathart included several manors, two of which, Tooting and Balharr (to follow the modern nomenclature), belonged to the abbot 01 St Mary de Bec in Normandy.
One of several public grounds in the neighborhood of Streatham is called Tooting Be(Common.
The parish church of St Leonard, Streatham, contains among its memorials that of Henry Thrale (d.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /S/ST/STREATHAM.htm   (120 words)

  
 Property guide to Streatham
Although not on the tube, Streatham boasts three railway stations - Streatham Hill and Streatham Common on the mainline to Victoria and Streatham which is on the line to London Bridge.
The four-lane Streatham High Road has the number of shops of any town and a whole host of pubs/bars and restaurants, a cinema, ice rink, leisure centre and bowling alley.
The main road near Streatham Hill is Leigham Court Road - a very long road with plenty of flats and houses on it, but there are also some quite grotty 1970s flats too.
www.mylambeth.co.uk /brixton/property-areaguidestreatham.htm   (329 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | VOTE 2001 | RESULTS & CONSTITUENCIES | Streatham
Meaning hamlet on the street, Streatham, lies on the A23 London to Brighton Road.
It is a constituency of great variety, ranging from the inner city to the tree-lined streets of the suburbs - pluralist, multi-ethnic, in considerable demographic flux.
Streatham Hill and Streatham High road, once known as the West End of south London, were particular casualties of economic recession and became known for their particularly dilapidated appearances.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/static/vote2001/results_constituencies/constituencies/550.stm   (153 words)

  
 local information for Streatham SW16 SW2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On the night of 23rd/24th September 1916 the large house called 'Arborfield' that stood on the corner of Sternhold Avenue and Streatham Hill was destroyed by a bomb dropped in the Zeppelin raid on Streatham.
Streatham In the early eighteenth century the opening of the road to the south coast saw Streatham developing a reputation for inns, gambling and highwaymen but later it achieved respectability when the Thrale family, noted Southwark brewers, acquired 89 acres of land and built a substantial mansion overlooking Tooting Bec Common.
Streatham High Road, the main shopping thoroughfare, has the usual collection of high street favourites (Boots, WH Smith, Our Price, Tesco and Sainsbury's etc) but is somewhat marred by heavy traffic.
www.charlesbartlay.com /local.htm   (572 words)

  
 About Streatham
Streatham is the leafy suburb of south Lambeth.
Serious thought is now being given to Streatham as one of London's busiest bus corridors, to link the area with the tube network.
The Red Route road scheme is creating new parking along Streatham High Road and adjoining side roads, new pedestrian crossings, environmental improvements, street trees and other planting.
www.mylambeth.co.uk /brixton/community-streatham.htm   (331 words)

  
 Streatham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Streatham is now a safe Labour seat, although the Conservatives held it from its creation in 1918 until as recently as 1992.
It is on the west side of the borough of Lambeth, now under New Labour control after a chaotic history in recent decades, stretching from the suburbs in as far as the Town Hall ward in central Brixton.
Most middle-London seats like this have trended Labour and Streatham has a large fl population both in Brixton and in the further-out suburbs.
www.arts.uwaterloo.ca /~m6chan/2001_uk/london/streatham.html   (105 words)

  
 Overview
Streatham’s popularity as a select residential area continued long after the craze for medicinal waters had passed.
The opening of Streatham Hill railway station in 1856 brought the area within easy commuting distance of the capital (about five miles away) and led to an influx of a large number of middle-class residents.
As the twentieth century dawned, Streatham had been transformed from a small country village into a bustling southern suburb of London.
www.streathamsociety.org.uk /overview.htm   (558 words)

  
 Lycos Search : streatham
Streatham Fencing Clubs, London, caters for all standards of fencer and runs fencing classes and courses in all weapons...
The Streatham Chiefs Ice Hockey Club are an adult recreational ice hockey team who play at the Streatham Ice Arena in...
St Leonard's, the ancient parish church of Streatham, in the Anglican Diocese of Southwark, England.
search.lycos.co.uk /cgi-bin/pursuit?matchmode=and&mtemp=main&etemp=error&query=streatham&cat=brit   (258 words)

  
 Lambeth Conservatives
Local Conservatives are leading the campaign for a 'cleaner and greener Streatham' with Conservative councillor Clare Whelan in the top job as Executive Member for the Environment.
Lisabeth Liell, Conservative candidate in the upcoming Streatham South by-election, is backing Clare all the way and is looking forward to working alongside her after the by-election on 20 October...
Lisabeth is leading the campaign for a 'cleaner and greener Streatham', and looking forward to working with Conservative councillor Clare Whelan - in the top job as Executive Member for the Environment - to build on the success of the improved recycling scheme, cash injection to renovate Streatham Common's Rookery and...
www.conservatives.lambeth.com   (520 words)

  
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Streatham has been home to ice hockey for over 60 years and the sport has never been more active.
Streatham Ice Hockey Club is a community based organization embracing senior hockey in the English National Ice Hockey League (ENIHL), two women's hockey teams, five junior hockey teams from Under-10 to Under-19, and Werewolves of London special needs hockey.
Both the Storm and the Chiefs have their own websites, and all team results are links to Malcolm Preen's websites.
homepage.ntlworld.com /syihc1   (177 words)

  
 Ice Skating in London - ice rinks rink arenas arena
Streatham Station is the nearest, being on the other side of the bus garage, to the north of the Ice Arena, and is on the London Bridge-Smitham line (also the Thameslink Luton-Sutton line).
Streatham Common Station is a short 10 minutes walk on the London Victoria-Epsom line.
Streatham Hill Station is a 5 minute bus ride away, on the London Victoria-Croydon line (also the London Bridge-Victoria line semi-circular route).
www.londonskaters.com /faq_ice_skating.htm   (306 words)

  
 Streatham Common, London | MyTravelGuide.com
Streatham Common is a treat in the summertime, and a great place for a walk throughout the year.
London is famous for its commons and Streatham offers some beautiful formal gardens, a play area for children and fairground rides at specific times during the year.
Improve the Streatham Common listing by providing a photo, description or suggesting a correction.
www.mytravelguide.com /attractions/profile.jsp?objectid=78669505   (261 words)

  
 Local campaigner, Mark Bennett, standing for Labour in Streatham South by-election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Labour’s candidate in the Streatham South by-election is local campaigner Mark Bennett.
He has lived in Streatham for 7 years and has a deep commitment to the area and it's people.
He is a keen swimmer who supports the campaign to save Streatham Pool and also manages to keep fit with daily jogs round Streatham Common.
www.streathamlabour.com /markbennett.html   (402 words)

  
 London Bloggers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Stations: Brixton, Maida Vale, Streatham, Streatham Common, Victoria
Stations: Balham, Feltham, Streatham, Streatham Hill, Tulse Hill, Twickenham, West Norwood
Stations: Balham, Morden, South Merton, Streatham, Streatham Common, Streatham Hill
londonbloggers.iamcal.com /station.php?id=347   (244 words)

  
 Streatham Labour Party - Labour at work in the Streatham area   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mark, 36, is a freelance journalist and author who lives and works in Streatham.
He has lived in Streatham for many years and is a governor of the popular Dunraven secondary school.
Lambeth’s record on parking appeals is the second worst in London according to newly released figures from the Association of London Government.
www.streathamlabour.com   (471 words)

  
 London Streatham Flatshare
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Dbl room for rent in flatshare accommodation Bright dbl room in 1st floor flat room has dbl bed and own balcony, to share with prof male 32 works in the music biz.
www.moveflat.co.uk /My/Streatham   (476 words)

  
 Streatham Flat or House to rent or buy. Streatham Flats or Houses to rent or buy. Letting, Sales and Estate Agents. ...
If you want to move to Streatham as an executive or a professional with a family, or you are a student finding somewhere for the first time.
To help make your responses from agents better you must let the Estate Agent know as much of your requirements as possible including your budget, required location(s), furnished or unfurnished, move in date required, tenancy period and any other requirements that you feel are important.
It may be the Streatham property you have been looking for.
www.net-lettings.co.uk /locations/areav_streatham.htm   (674 words)

  
 Streatham Common Kite Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Have a look at some photos of the day in our gallery.
Streatham Common is in South London on the main London to Brighton road - A23.
By Car - A23 Streatham High Road - parking by the café at the top of the hill.
www.streathamkiteday.org.uk   (100 words)

  
 Winkworth - Streatham Office Area Overview
Streatham has enjoyed considerable growth in recent years and in our opinion is still under valued.
Streatham probably has the broadest range of property styles of any south London suburb ranging from the grandest Victorian and Edwardian houses to an excellent range of converted, purpose built and mansion flats, together with a wide range of houses and cottages.
Streatham, Streatham Hill, Streatham Common, Brixton Hill, West Norwood
www.winkworth.co.uk /offices/localinfo.asp?qaref=STR   (126 words)

  
 Houses & flats for sale & rent - Tooting, Balham & Streatham
One of South London' s more affordable suburbs, Streatham has a good supply of large detached family homes, semis, terraces and conversion flats...
A well-established suburb attractive to families, first-time buyers and young professionals, Tooting has mainly late-Victorian and early Edwardian 3 bedroom terraced houses and two bedroomed flats and maisonettes...
Situated between Streatham and West Dulwich, West Norwood has a good stock of Victorian and Edwardian terraces and semis, lots of conversions and more recent developments at relatively affordable prices...
www.findaproperty.co.uk /regi0064.html   (608 words)

  
 Leisure Connection - Streatham Leisure Centre : Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The centre is 200 yards from Streatham rail station and 1,000 yards from Streatham Common.
Streatham Leisure Centre is managed on behalf of London Borough of Lambeth.
For a full list of the centres that Leisure Connection manages on their behalf click here.
streatham.leisureconnection.co.uk   (175 words)

  
 Streatham Guardian
An aching, walking fundraiser from Streatham booked herself straight in for a well-deserved massage after completing a sponsored 60km walk for a breast cancer charity last weekend.
Children are battling each other at Streatham Youth Centre but through the medium of dance rather than violence.
The Crystal Palace Brass Band are holding a celebration concert this month, in memory of their chairman who died earlier this year.
www.streathamguardian.co.uk   (243 words)

  
 Goose, Streatham, London - pub details # beerintheevening.com
Streatham (0.3 miles), Streatham Hill (0.6 miles), Streatham Common (0.8 miles)
NB: Information may be incomplete or out of date as this pub is not currently registered.
Holland Tringham, Streatham (0.0 miles), Xinc, Streatham (0.1 miles), White Lion, Streatham (0.1 miles), Manor Arms, Streatham (0.2 miles), Leigham Arms, Streatham (0.2 miles) - see more nearby pubs
www.beerintheevening.com /pubs/s/62/6210/Goose/Streatham   (223 words)

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