How did Somers Town come to be? A lecture by Professor Linda Clarke (June 2017) at the British Library

We welcomed Professor Linda Clarke to the British Library on 20 June 2017 for a lecture on the research that culminated in her book, Building Capitalism:¬†Historical Change and the Labour Process in the Production of the Built Environment¬†(1991). The book is a socio-economic study of the built environment focusing on the development of Somers Town… Continue reading How did Somers Town come to be? A lecture by Professor Linda Clarke (June 2017) at the British Library

The Shops of Somers Town: Walk April 2017

Sainsbury's at the corner of Churchway and Chalton street.

Here are some photos from our walk with the Somers Town History Club. The walk took place at the beginning of April and was led by George Sharp, a local resident who shared his fantastic memories of all of the shops that used to stand on Chalton Street during his youth in the 1940s, 1950s… Continue reading The Shops of Somers Town: Walk April 2017