Much more than just a tube station
Monday 24th April 2023
We all know Earl’s Court as an interchange station, but we don’t have to stray very far from the station exit to discover the hidden world of this charming Victorian neighbourhood. Within a couple of decades in the mid 19th century the area was transformed from a small village into a smart new London suburb with grand houses, workers’ accommodation, stables, shops, churches, and carefully planned green squares. In the 1960s It became a popular haunt for transient Australians and the streets became unofficial showrooms for their camper vans. Nowadays it is a pleasant mixture of bedsits and elegant houses.
Starting at Earl’s Court Station, this circular walk will be led by Ian Swankie, independent tour guide.