This is the story of Notting Hill, from its beginning in the Ladbroke Estate to its current incarnation as one of the most cosmopolitan and fashionable London neighbourhoods. The spacious crescents, stuccoed houses and leafy communal gardens that give Notting Hill its charm were developed during the 19th century. This elegance existed cheek by jowl with the Potteries, one of London's worst slums, where in the mid-19th century average life expectancy was 11 years and 7 months. After the First World War many buildings fell ...

Notting Hill 2008, Frances Lincoln Ltd, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780711227392