Various floats turn northbound into Fulham Palace Road from Colehill Lane. The pictures were taken while standing on a wall where the garden centre now stands
Kensington’s binmen assemble before the coach ride to the south coast for a day trip.
Uncertain as to the nature of the work but I am assuming it relates to post-war reconstruction. The Wiki page states:
“The house was largely destroyed by German firebombing during the Blitz in 1940; today only the east wing and some ruins of the ground floor still remain.”
It seams reasonable to assume this construction a decade or so later was part of the process to ensure the buildings standing.
Trolleybus 666 passes southbound along Askew Road in the snow.
Dressed for the occation, Elvis fans mix at the Odeon in Leicester Square for the London opening of “Jailhouse Rock”
Standing room only as Holland Park plays host to a symphony orchestra.
The old ticket office of Notting Hill Gate underground station is revealed during the reconstruction of the buildings along the south side of Notting Hill Gate.
Behind the workers you can see the Lloyds Bank building, still in place. The site of the old ticket office is now under Newcomb House.
Outside the Gaumont Theatre (Hammersmith Odean) the last elements of the Six Bells pub are gradually demolished in preperation for the Hammersmith development plan.
St Paul’s church can be seen to the right in the back of the second image.
Long before the glass development that sits over the station now the original front to the station is seen clearly. In the background you can see Chelsea football team’s floodlights at Stamford Bridge.