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18 September 2014
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Tracking a street through time

Find out more about a high street's past by finding the signs that tells its story. Choose a date and then select an image on the right to discover more about Upper Street's history

1811 | 1908 | 2001

Upper Street, Islington, London (2001)
Image of Upper Street in 2001

2001 - a modern artery

detail from 1811 engraving showing sheep being herded down Upper Street

This is how Upper Street looks today. As with any high street, it is lined with shops and restaurants and animated by a constant stream of traffic.

Go to the top of the page and select one of small images on the right to find more about the street.

Select a new date from the top of the page or an image from below.

2001 church
Local churches
2001 transport
Transportation overload
2001 architect
Architectural styles
2001 public houses
Public houses
2001 restaurant
Restaurant culture
Local History
Getting Started
Industry: Canney Hill Pottery
Landscape: Thriplow
Village: Freckleton
City: Coventry

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