11 July 2014
Which parts of Bleeding London would you put in a new metropolis?
‘Let’s imagine that you were a town planner; instead of designing and building a whole new city you could say we’ll have a new Hampstead or a new Knightsbridge, or you could order two hundred yards of Oxford Street or a couple of acres of Hyde Park.’ (Geoff Nicholson, Bleeding London, 1997:192).
We asked Jonathan Taylor which street he would choose and he nominated Lower Marsh Street, because it is ‘a complete hotch-potch of different styles and contains my favourite bar in London!’ So which street would you choose? If you want to email us (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your reasons for choosing a particular street, we’ll publish a selection in the next issue of the Bleeding Londoner.
Bonus points for streets from the areas mentioned in the passage above. (BPCC 1107).
Image: SE1 Lower Marsh Street © Martina Govindraj
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