Historian publishes book of Battersea photographs 'then and now'
A historian has published a book full of photographs of Battersea ‘then and now’.
Ron Elam co-authored the book Battersea Through Time, with his colleague Simon McNeill-Ritchie, and provided numerous photographs he has collected from the past.
Everywhere from Clapham Junction to Lavender Hill, Nine Elms and Battersea Park is featured.
The 96-page book reveals where old buildings have disappeared and new ones have shot up- but many places are still recognisable.
Battersea Park Road in 1920
Battersea Park Road in 2014
Northcote Road 1920
Northcote Road 2014
The book is priced at £14.99 but for the next month it can be obtained for £12 if you mention the Wandsworth Guardian by contacting Mr Elam on 0208 874 8544 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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