Much heated conversation about the missing ‘finials’ that decorated drying posts in St Pancras flats in Somers Town. A number had witnessed the destruction and taking of the finials over the years. “People did used to steal them overnight sometimes, you would go out on the balcony and see another metal post instead of the… Continue reading What happened to the art for the people?
Tag: St Pancras Housing Society
Visit to Archive
Holborn Archive was our destination on a cold November Friday the 17th – and accompanied by none other than Malcolm Holmes, archivist and author of Somers Town and other, and an expert on the St Pancras Housing Society Archive as well as Sue Crockford, whose film Somers Town, best represents the slum clearance and housing… Continue reading Visit to Archive