Streatham

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Streatham is a district in south London, England, mostly in the London Borough of Lambeth but with some areas to the west stretching out into the neighbouring London Borough of Wandsworth, and some areas to the south stretching out into the neighbouring London Borough of Croydon.wikipedia
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London Borough of Wandsworth

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Streatham is a district in south London, England, mostly in the London Borough of Lambeth but with some areas to the west stretching out into the neighbouring London Borough of Wandsworth, and some areas to the south stretching out into the neighbouring London Borough of Croydon.
In 1855 the Wandsworth District of the Metropolis was formed comprising the parishes of Battersea (excluding Penge), Clapham, Putney, Streatham, Tooting Graveney and Wandsworth.

London Borough of Lambeth

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Streatham is a district in south London, England, mostly in the London Borough of Lambeth but with some areas to the west stretching out into the neighbouring London Borough of Wandsworth, and some areas to the south stretching out into the neighbouring London Borough of Croydon.
When it drew the boundaries for the London boroughs, the government initially suggested that the Metropolitan Borough of Lambeth and the Metropolitan Borough of Southwark be merged into a new borough; the southern and eastern sections of the Metropolitan Borough of Wandsworth (including Clapham, Streatham and Tooting) would form another.

London to Brighton Way

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The street in question, the London to Brighton Way, was the Roman road from the capital Londinium to the south coast near Portslade, today within Brighton and Hove.
The road passes through Streatham and Croydon, then through the Caterham Valley gap in the North Downs.

Streatham Common

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One large house that survives is Park Hill, on the north side of Streatham Common, rebuilt in the early 19th century for the Leaf family.
Streatham Common is a large open space on the southern edge of Streatham in the London Borough of Lambeth.

Streatham Hill railway station

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Development accelerated after the opening of Streatham Hill railway station on the West End of London and Crystal Palace Railway in 1856. This culminated in 1990 when the closure of Pratts, which had grown from a Victorian draper's shop to a department store operated since the 1940s by the John Lewis Partnership, coincided with the opening of a large Sainsbury's supermarket half a mile south of the town centre, replacing an existing, smaller Sainbury's store opposite Streatham Hill railway station.
Streatham Hill railway station is one of three stations serving the district of Streatham, in the London Borough of Lambeth.

Streatham Park

In the 1730s, 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.
It comprises the eastern part of Furzedown ward in the London Borough of Wandsworth, formerly in the historic parish of Streatham.

A23 road

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In 1780 it then became the route of the turnpike road from London to Brighton, and subsequently became the basis for the modern A23.
The M23 motorway was originally proposed to run as far north as Streatham, relieving congestion on the route, but the section north of Hooley was never built.

Streatham Library

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It was latterly the home of Sir Henry Tate, sugar refiner, benefactor of local libraries across south London, including Streatham Library, and founder of the Tate Gallery at Millbank.
Streatham Library is located at 63 Streatham High Road, Streatham, in the London Borough of Lambeth, England.

Croydon

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From the 17th century it was adopted as the main coach road to Croydon and East Grinstead, and then on to Newhaven and Lewes.
There are several other major plans for the town including the redevelopment of the Croydon Gateway site; and extensions of Tramlink to Purley Way, Streatham, Lewisham and Crystal Palace.

Hester Thrale

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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.
They had 12 children and lived at Streatham Park.

Waitrose & Partners

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Streatham became the site of the UK's first supermarket, when Express Dairies Premier Supermarkets opened its first 2500 ft2 store in 1951; Waitrose subsequently opened its first supermarket in Streatham in 1955, but it closed down in 1963.
In 1955, the chain opened its first Waitrose supermarket in Streatham, London and continued to expand throughout London and the South East of England during the 1960s.

Portslade

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The street in question, the London to Brighton Way, was the Roman road from the capital Londinium to the south coast near Portslade, today within Brighton and Hove.
Drove Road, in the original Portslade Village, has been linked with the Roman road (sometimes known as the "London to Portslade Way") that passes through Patcham valley to Haywards Heath and on to Streatham in London.

Pratts of Streatham

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This culminated in 1990 when the closure of Pratts, which had grown from a Victorian draper's shop to a department store operated since the 1940s by the John Lewis Partnership, coincided with the opening of a large Sainsbury's supermarket half a mile south of the town centre, replacing an existing, smaller Sainbury's store opposite Streatham Hill railway station.
Pratts was a department store located in Streatham High Road, London.

Hideaway (jazz club)

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The jazz venue Hideaway continues Streatham's long entertainment tradition.
Hideaway is a jazz club in Streatham, south London which features live performances of jazz, funk, swing and soul music as well as stand-up comedy nights.

Arnold Bax

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Bax was born in the London suburb of Streatham to a prosperous family.

Streatham (UK Parliament constituency)

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See Streatham constituency.
The town of Streatham constitutes the four wards in the southern half of the constituency.

Sainsbury's

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This culminated in 1990 when the closure of Pratts, which had grown from a Victorian draper's shop to a department store operated since the 1940s by the John Lewis Partnership, coincided with the opening of a large Sainsbury's supermarket half a mile south of the town centre, replacing an existing, smaller Sainbury's store opposite Streatham Hill railway station.
However the accounting department remained separate at Streatham.

Simon Callow

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Callow was born in Streatham, London, the son of Yvonne Mary (née Guise), a secretary, and Neil Francis Callow, a businessman.

Kennington

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The road is confusingly referred to as Stane Street (Stone Street) in some sources and diverges from the main London-Chichester road at Kennington.

Dunraven School

Dunraven School is a 4–18 mixed, all-through school and sixth form with academy status in Streatham, Greater London, England.

Naomi Campbell

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Campbell was born in Streatham, South London, the daughter of Jamaican-born dancer Valerie Morris.

Supermarket

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Streatham became the site of the UK's first supermarket, when Express Dairies Premier Supermarkets opened its first 2500 ft2 store in 1951; Waitrose subsequently opened its first supermarket in Streatham in 1955, but it closed down in 1963.
The UK's first supermarket under the new Premier Supermarkets brand opened in Streatham, South London, taking ten times as much per week as the average British general store of the time.

Streatham IHC

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Streatham Redhawks (formerly Streatham Redskins and Streatham Ice Hockey Club) is a British ice hockey club based in Streatham, London, England.

South London Liberal Synagogue

South London Liberal Synagogue is a synagogue at Prentis Road in Streatham in the London Borough of Lambeth.

Nicholas Clay

Born in Streatham, London, on 18 September 1946, Clay was the son of a professional soldier in the British Army's Royal Engineers.