Back up to: The Secret History of Our Streets
6/6 Arnold Circus is home to the first council estate, which opened in 1896.
5/6 Reverdy Road in Bermondsey has endured as an enclave of working-class respectability.
4/6 Looking at Portland Road in London's Notting Hill, and its wide diversity of residents.
3/6 Looking at Caledonian Road, which has always been resolutely working class.
2/6 Looking at Camberwell Grove, an elegant oddity now set amid the seething inner city.
1/6 Looking at Deptford High Street, once seen as 'the Oxford Street of south London'.