London Street Directory in 1938 street name changes.

London Street Listings Index in 1921.

The London Street directory for 1938 list some street name changes

London Street renaming - about 1938

In addition to over seven hundred cases of renamed streets , the following is a list of further streets it is proposed to rename shortly.

Old name - new name
Abbey Street, Bethnal Green Road E2 - Buckfast Street
Abingdon Street, Three Colts Lane E2 - Herald Street
Acorn Street, Woolwich SE18 - Corn Street
Adam Street, Potman Square W1 - Robert Adam Street
Adelaide Road, Shepherds Bush W12 - Adelaide Grove
Albert Street, Paddington Green W2 - Consort Street
Albion Place, Portobello Road W11 - Alba Place
Albion Road, Woolwich SE18 - to be incorporated with George Street, Church Street & Dock Yard Rails as Woolwich High Street
Albion Street, Caledonian Road N1 - Balfe Street
Alexabndra Street, West Kensington W14 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Milson Road
Alfred Mews, Notting Hill W11 - Ladbroke Mews
Alfred Place, Bethnal Green E2 - Russia Place
Alfred Street, City Road N1 - Elia Stret
Allen Street, Little Cross Street, Islington N1 - Hawes Street
Alma Road, Canonbury N1 - Harecourt Road
Alma Road, Old Ford Road E2 - Doric Road
Alpha Place, Caledonian Road N1 - Omega Place
Angel Road, Hammersmith W6 - Angel Walk
Arthur Street, Bethnal Green E2 - Cyprus Place
Arundel Street, Stoke Newington N16 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Arundel Grove
Ashby Road, Essex Road N1 - Ashby Grove
Auckland Road, Roman Road E3 - Zealand Road
Avenue (The), Brixtin Hill SW2 - Jebb Avenue
Baker Street, Bethnal Green E2 - Bacton Street
Bartletts Buildings, Earl Street EC2 - Bartletts Place
Belgrave Street, Kings Cross WC1 - Belgrave Street
Bendall Street, Lisson Grove NW1 - to be incorporated with Bury Place & Bell Street under the name of Bell Street
Bishops Road, Bayswater W2 - Bishops Bridge Road
Bishops Road, Cambridge Road E2 - Bishops Way
Blake Road, Fulham SW6 - Blake Gardens
Bond Street, Vauxhall Cross SW8 - Bondway
Bonneville Road, Clapham SW4 - Bonneville Gardens
Brewers Yard, Islington Green - Collins Yard
Bridge STreet, Greenwich SE10 - to be incorporated under the name of Creek Road
Broad Yard, Essex Road N1 - Quick Place
Broadway, Hammersmith W6 - Hammersmith Broadway
Brooklands Road, Blackheath SE3 - Brooklands Park
Brownspring Road, New Eltham SE9 - Brownspring Drive
Brunswick Road, Upper Holloway N19 - Macdonald Road
Brunswick Street, Barnsbury N1 - Reid Street
Buckingham Mews, Portobello Road W11 - to be incorporated with Portobello Road
Bulstrode Mews, Marylebone Lane W1 - Bulstrode Place
Burgoyne Road, Bow E3 - to be incorporated with Lawfrnac Road as Lanfranc Road
Burlington Road, Westbourne Park W2 - to be incorporated with St Atephens Square & St Stephens Road as St Stephens Gardens
Bury Place, Edgware Road NW1 - to be incorporated with Bendall Street & Bell Street under the name of Bell Street
Bury Street, Bloomsbury WC1 - Bury Place
Butcher Row, Deptford Green SE8 - Borthwick Street
Cambridge Circus, Hackney Road E2 - Cambridge Crescent
Cambridge Place, Paddington W2 - Norfolk Place
Cambridge Road, Hammersmith W6 - Cambridge Grove
Cambridge Street, Bethnal Green Road E2 - Jersey Terrace
Camden Street, Bethnal Green Road E2 - Ellsworth Street
Camden Street, Islington Green N1 - Whadcoat Street
Canterbury Road, Old Kent Road SE15 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Ilderton Road
Canterbury Terrace, Balls Pond N1 - Kingsbury Terrace
Cardigan Street, Islington N1 - Bagford Street
Carlisle Street, Bethnal Green E2 - Stenhouse Street
Caroline Street, Bedford Square WC1 - Adeline Place
Cedar Road, Fulham SW6 - Cedarne Road
Chancellor Road, Dulwich SE21 - Chancello Grove
Chapel Street, Hackney Road E2 - Arline Terrace
Chapel STreet, Hammersmith W6 - School Street
Charles Street, Barnsbury N7 - Corrall Road
Charles Street, Somers Town NW1 - to be incorporated with the south side of Clarendon Square & Phoenix Street under the name of Phoenix Road
Charlotte Place, Clapham SW4 - Charlotte Row
Charlotte Place, Plumstead SE18 - Evins Place
Charlotte Street, Bethnal Green E2 - Helston Street
Charlotte Street, Caledonian Road N1 - Carnegie Street
Charlotte Street, Plumstead SE18 - Perrott Street
Chartham Road, West Norwood SE27 - Chartham Grove
Chestnut Road, Plumstead SE18 - Chestnut Rise
Chester Mews, Regents Park NW1 - Chester Terrace Mews
Chester Place, Plumstead SE18 - Chester Grove
Chester Street, Bethnal Green E2 - Burnham Street
Chester Terrace, Hammersmith W6 - Rowan Terrace
Chichester Street, Harrow Road W2 - Kinnaird Street
Christchurch Road, Hampstead NW3 - Christchurch Hill
Christ Church Street, Greenwich SE10 - Christchurch Way
Church Lane, Islington N1 - St Marys Path
Church Passage, Greenwich SE10 - St Alfege Passage
Church Place, Queens Park W10 - to be incorporated with & under the name of St Johns Terrace
Church Street, Greenwich SE10 - Greenwich Church Street
Church Street, Woolwich SE18 - to be incorporated with Albion Road, George Street & Dock Yard Rails as Woolwich Church Street
Circus (The), Greenwich SE10 - to be incorporated with Gloucester Place as Gloucester Circus
Claremont Street, Hackney Road E2 - Claredale Street
Clarence Lane, Islington N1 - Clare Lane
Clarence Street, Islington N1 - Burgh Street
Clarence Street, Whitechapel E1 - Cranberry Street
Clarendon Square, Somers Town NW1 - the north side to be incorporated with Gee Street & Hampden Street under the name of Ploygon Toad; the south side to be incorporated with Charles Street & Phoenix Street under the name of Phoenix Road
Clarendon Street, Harrow Road W2 - Clarendon Crescent
Clifton Road, Shepherds Bush W12 - Clifton Avenue
Clifton Street, Notting Hill W11 - Poynter Street
Colemans buildings, Shepherds Bush W12 - Askew Buildings
College Street, Putney SW15 - Wadham Road
Compton Street, Regent Square WC1 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Tavistock Place
Cornwall Street, Fulham SW6 - Rumbold Road
Cottage Place, Statewell Rents E2 - Darsham Place
Coventry Street, Bethnal Green E1 & E2 - Coventry Road
Cranbrook Road, Green Street E2 - Cranbrook Terrace
Cromwell Road, Upper Holloway N19 - Ireton Road
Cross Court, Graham Street N1 - Graham Court
Cross Street, St Peter Street E2 - Bempton Street
Cross Keys Mews, Marylebone Lane W1 - Cross Keys Close
Crown Yard, Temple Street E2 - Crown Works
Culmore Road, Balham SW12 - Culmore Cross
Cumberland Mews, Regents Park NW1 - Cumberland Terrace
Cumberland Street, Barnsbury N7 - Ponder Street
Denbigh Mews, Notting Hill W11 - Denbigh Close
Denmark Road, Barnsbury Road N1 - Dewey Road
Denmark Street, Islington N1 - Dignum Street
Devonport Mews, Radnor Place W2 - Radnor Mews
Devonport Street, Hyde Park W2 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Sussex Place
Devonshire Street, Bloomsbury WC1 - Boswell Street
Dorset Mews, East Road N1 - Dorset Works
Dorset Mews, Islington N1 - Dove Road
Dorville Road, Hammersmith W6 - Dorville Crescent
Douglas Place, Bayswater W2 - Redan Place
Down Place, Plumstead SE18 - to be incorporated with Down Place under the name of Foreland Street
Earl Street, Lisson Grove NW8 - Broadley Street
East Street, Caledonian Road N1 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Gifford Street
East STreet, Charlton SE7 - Eastmoor Street
East Chapel Street, Curzon Street W1 - Trebeck Street
Edith Road, Peckham SE15 - Gautrey Road
Edward Street, City Road N1 - Micawber Street
Elizabeth Place, Bayswater W2 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Poplar Place
Elm Gardens, Hammersmith W9 - to be incorporated with Elm Grove as Bute Gardens
Elm Grove, Hammersmith Road W6 - to be incorporated with Elm Gardens as Bute Gardens
Eton Street, Regents Park NW1 - Edis Street
Fairfield Road, Charlton SE7 - Fairfield Grove
Foxs Buildings, Peter Street E2 - Foxs Yard
Francis Street, Islington N1 - to be incorporated with & under Charlotte Terrace
Francis Street, Gower Street WC1 - to be incorporated with Torrington Place as Torrington Place
Francis Street, Weymouth Terrace E2 - Weymouth Place
Frederick Place, Ampton Street WC1 - Ampton Place
Gee Street, St Pancras NW1 - to be incorporated with Hampden Street & north side of Clarendon Square as Polygon Road
George Street, Hanover Square W1 - St George Street
George Street, Woolwich SE18 - to be incorporated withAlbion Road & Church Street & Dock Yard rails as Woolwich Church Street
Gerrard Street, Islington N1 - Gerrard Road
Gladstone Street, Upper Hollloway N19 - Christie Street
Glengall Road, Millwall E14 - Glengall Grove
Gloucester Place, Greenwich SE10 - to be incorporated with The Circus as Gloucester Circus
Gordon Place, Tavistock Square WC1 - Endsleigh Place
Gordon Street, City Road N1 - Quick Street
Grace Street, Barnsbury N1 - Shirley Street
Grafton Road, Holloway N7 - Eburne Road
Grafton Street, Tottenham Court Road WC1 & W1 - Grafton Way
Great Earl Street, Seven Dials WC2 - to be incorporated with Little Earl Street as Earlham Street
Great White Lion Street, Seven Dials WC2 - to be incorporated with Little White Lion Street under the name of Mercer Street
Green Street, Paddington Green W2 - to be incorporated with North Wharf Road
Grosvenor Street, Grosvenor Park SE5 - Urlwin Street
Grove (The), Hammersmith W6 - Hammersmith Grove
Grove (The), Hampstead NW3 - Hampstead Grove
Grove Mews, Portobello Road W11 - Name to be abolished & entrance numbered 221 Portobello Road
Grove Road, Abbey Wood SE2 - Abbey Terrace
Hale Street, Islington N1 - Rees Street
Hamilton Road, Grove Road E3 - Haverfield Road
Hampden Street, Harrow Road W2 - Hampden Crescent
Hampden Street, Somers Town NW1 - to be incorporated with Gee Street & the north side of Clarendon Square as Polygon Road
Hanover Street, Islington N1 - to be incorporated with Noel Street as Noel Road
Hardings Street, Islington N! - Battishill Street
Hare Street, Bethnal Green E2 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Cheshire Street
Havelock Place, Bethnal Green E2 - Gathorne Street
Havelock Road, West Kensington W14 - Irving Road
Henrietta Street, Hackney Road E2 - Allgood Street
Henry Street, Woolwich SE18 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Frances Street
Hereford Buildings, Cheshire Street E2 - Cheshire Buildings
Hill Street, Woolwich SE18 - Hillreach
Hope Street, Holloway Road N7 - Geary Street
James Street, Paddington W2 - to be incorporated with & under Cleveland Terrace
Joseph Street, Woolwich SE18 - Glenalvon Place
Kent House Lane, Sydenham SE26 - Bell Green Lane
Keppel Street, Great Guildford Street SE1 - Keppel Row
King Edward Street, Islington N1 - Bromfield Street
Landor Road, Shepherds Bush W12 - Landor Walk
Lawfranc Road, Romas Road E3 - to be incorporated with Burgoyne Road as Lanfranc Road
Little Camden Street, Camden Town NW1 - Selous Street
Little Charles Place, Kentish Town NW1 - Charles Close
Little Cross Street, Islington N1 - to be incorporated with Spencer Street as Shillingford Street
Little Cumming Street, Kings Cross N1 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Fife Terrace
Little Drummond Street, Euston Square NW1 - Crace Street
Little Duke Street, Stamford Street SE1 - Duchy Place
Little Earl Street, Seven Dials WC2 - to be incorporated with Great Earl Street as Earlham Street
Little Howland Street, Tottenham Court Road W1 - Cypress Place
Little King Street, Camden Town NW1 - Kings Terrace
Little Pierrepont Row, High Street N1 - Pierrepont Row
Little Pulteney Street, Wardour Street W1 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Brewer Street
Little Randolph Street, Camden Town NW1 - Rousden Street
Little White Lion Street, Seven Dials WC2 - to be incorporated with Great White Lion Street & under the name of Mercer Street
Liverpool Street, Islington N1 - Layton Road
London Street, Bethnal Green E2 - to be incorporated with Winchester Street as Dunbridge Street
Long Lane, Abbey Wood SE2 - Longleigh Lane
Manchester Buildings, Menotti Street E2 - Menotti Buildings
Market Street, Barnsbury N7 - Wheelwright Street
Marlborough Road, Dalston E8 - Marlborough Avenue
Mary Ann Street, North Woolwich E16 - Mary Rose Street
Masons Avenue, Plumstead SE18 - Ashlar Place
Miles Street, Hammersmith W6 - Theresa Road
Mitre Street, Webber Street SE1 - Mitre Road
Montagu Mews, Hammersmith W6 - Shortlands Mews
Montagu Street, Hammersmith W6 - to be incorporated with & under the name of shortlands
Montpelier Road, Hammersmith W6 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Worlidge Street
Montpelier Road, Upper Holloway N19 - Rickthorne Road
Moreland Street, Finsbury Park N4 - Woodfall Road
Morris Street, Woolwich SE18 - Morris Walk
Mortimer Road, Notting Hill W11 - Mortimer Square
Mount Street, Bethnal Green E2 - Swanfield Street
Mount Street, Charlton SE7 - to be incorporated with & under Maryon Road
Murray Street, Hoxton N1 - Murray Grove
Myrtle Street, Woolwich SE18 - Bunton Street
Nelson Street, St Peter Street E2 - Nelson Gardens
New Road, Woolwich SE18 - Woolwich New Road
New Street, Hammersmith W6 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Hampshire Hog Lane
New Inn Yard, Tottenham Court Road W1 - Inn Yard
Newton Street, Hoxon N1 - Newton Grove
Nightingale Lane, Greenwich SE10 - Westgrove Lane
Noel Street, Bermondsey SE1 - Christmas Street
Noel Street, Islington N1 - to be incorporated with Hanover Street as Noel Road
Norfolk Mews west, London Street W2 - London Mews
Norfolk Road, Bayswater W11 - Needham Road
Norland Road north, Notting Hill W11 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Norland Road
North Street, Charlton SE7 - Heringham Road
Northampton Street, Bethnal Green E2 - to be incorporated with Satchwell Rents as Satchwell Road
Orange Street, Bethnal Green E2 - to be incorporated with Satchwell Rents as Satchwell Road
Ormiston Road, Shepherds Bush W12 - Ormiston Grove
Paddington Street, Finsbury Park N4 - Biggerstaff Street
Palmerston Road, Wandsworth SW18- Avening Road
Paradise Road, Wandsworth SW18 - Avening Road
Paradise Road, Highbury New Park N5 - Collins Road
Paradise Row, Hammersmith W6 - Eden Row
Paradise Street, Marylebone W1 - Moxon Street
Park Place, Sale Street E2 - Welwyn Street
Park Street, Bethnal Green E2 - Welwyn Street
Park Street, Islington N1 - Islington Park Street
Park Street, Latimer Road W10 - Latimer Place
Park Street, Stoke Newington N16 - Yoakley Road
Parliament Street, Bethnal Green E2 - Witan Street
Payne Street, Islington N1 - Cave Street
Peter Street, Bethnal Green E2 - Rhoda Street
Phoenix Street, Somers Town NW1 - to be incorporated with Charles Street & south side of Clarendon Square as Phoenix Road
Plough Road, Rotherhithe SE16 - Plough Way
Pratt Street, Lambeth Road SE11 - Pratt Walk
Princes Court, Bethnal Green E2 - Padbury Court
Princes Place, Bethnal Green E2 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Fountain Street
Prospect Place, Bethnal Green E2 - Prospet Walk
Providence Place, Russia Lane E2 - Poulton Street
Providence Place, Shepherds Bush W12 - Shepherds Bush Place
Queens Place, Islington N1 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Raynor Place
Queens Road, Bayswater W2 - Queensway
Queens Road, St Johns Wood NW8 - Queens Grove
Ralph Street, Holloway N7 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Kinloch Street
Red Lion Street, Woolwich SE18 - Leon Street
Richard Street, Liverpool Road N1 - Ritchie Street
Richmond Place, Fulham SW6 - Empress Place
Richmond Road, Barnsbury N1 - Richmond Avenue
Richmond Street, Barnsbury N1 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Matilda Street
River Street, Putney SW15 - Waterman Street
Robert Street, Gosset Street E2 - Roberta Street
Russell Road, Hammersmith W6 - Rutland Grove
St Albans Road, Victoria Road W8 - portion eastward of Victoria Road incorporated with & under the name of Victoria Grove; portion westward of Victoria Road renamed St Albans Grove
St Albans Road north, Kensington W8 - Ansdell Terrace
St Andrews Road, Stoke Newington N16 - St Andrews Grove
St Andrews Street, Bethnal Green E2 - St Andrews Walk
St James Road, Victoria Park E2 - St James Avenue
St Judes Street, Old Bethnal Green Road E2 - St Judes Road
St Marys Road, Canonbury N1 - St Marys Grove
St Pauls Road, Camden Town NW1 - Agar Grove
St Peters Square, St Peter Street E2 - St Peters Close
St Stephens Road, Westbourne Park W2 - to be incorporated with Burlington Road & St Stephens Square as St Stephens Gardens
St Thomas Road, Fulham SW6 - St Thomas Way
Salisbury Street, Hoxton N1 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Grange Street
Satchwell Rents, Bethnal Green Road E2 - to be incorporated with Orange Street as Satchwell Road
Seaton Street, Hampstead Road NW1 - Seaton Place
Shaftesbury Road east, Hammersmith W6 - Ravenscourt Place
Shepherds Place, Kennington SE11 - Harold Place
Short Street, Hoxton N1 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Aske Street
Short Street, Plumstead SE18 - Short Place
Shrubbery Road, Lewisham SE13 - Sundermead Road
Sidney Street, Victoria Park E2 - Longman Street
Smiths Cottages, Holloway N7 - Alsen Cottages
Somers Place, Cambridge Square W2 - Somers Crescent
Southampton Street, Pentonville Road N1 - Calshot Street
Spencer Road, Holloway N7 - Caedmon Road
Spencer Street, Islington N1 - to be incorporated with Little Cross Street & Shillingford Street
Spring Street, Canonbury N1 - Braes Street
Stamford Road, Fulham SW6 - Holmead Road
Stanhope Street, Hyde Park W2 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Stanhope Terrace
Stanley Road, Balls Pond N1 - Burder Road
Stanley Road, Fulham SW6 - Michael Road
Station Road, Shepherds Bush W12 - Starfield Road
Sutton Place, Sutton Street W1 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Falconberg Mews
Tavistock Street, Bethnal Green E2 - Saltash Street
Theresa Mews, Hammersmith W6 - Theresa Street
Thurlow Place, Bethnal Green E2 - Globe Terrace
Trinity Street, Islington N1 - Batchelor Street
Trinity Street, Woolwich SE18 - Warspite Road
Union Buildings, Long Street E2 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Union Walk
Union Court, Hammersmith W6 - Foreman Court
Union Mews, Orleston Road N7 - Orleton Mews
Union Mews, Ridinghouse Street W1 - Bourlet Close
Union Street, Woolwich SE18 - Macbean Street
Victoria Mews, Old Ford Road E2 - Elsden Mews
Victoria Place, Bayswater W2 - Bridstow Place
Victoria Road, Charlton SE7 - Victoria Way
Victoria Road, Holloway Road N7 - Chillingworth Road
Walmer Road, Plumstead SE18 - Walmer Terrace
Warner Street, Barnsbury N7 - Oldershaw Road
Waterloo Road, Bishops Road E2 - Waterloo Gardens
Waterloo Street, Hammersmith W6 - Macbeth Street
Waverley Road, Harrow Road W2 - Waverley Walk
Wellesley Street, City Road N1 - Wellesley Terrace
Wellington Road, Hammersmith W6 - Wellington Walk
Wells Mews, Shepherds Bush W12 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Wells Road
West Place, Putney SW15 - to be incorporated with Myrtle Cottages & Glegg Place
West Street, Charlton SE7 - Westmoor Street
West Chapel Street, Curzon Street W1 - to be incorporated with & under the name of Hertford Street
Weymouth Mews, Weymouth Terrace E2 - to be redescribed as 1a Weymouth Terrace
Wharf Road, Latimer Road W10 - Bard Road
Wharf Road, Uxbridge Road W12 - Coal Wharf Road
White Horse Yard, Essex Road N1 - Horse Yard
William Street, Woolwich SE18 - Calderwood Street
Wilton Street, Islington N1 - Wilton Villas
Winchester Place, Winchester Street E2 - Dunbridge Place
Winchester Street, Bethnal Green E2 - to be incorporated with London Street as Dunbridge Street
Winchester Street, Pentonville Road N1 - Killick Street
Wood Street, Bethnal Green E2 - to be incorporated with Woods Close as Wood Close
Woods Cottages, Bloomfield Road SE18 - to be redescribed as 85 & 87 Bloomfield Road
York Place, Battersea SW11 - to be redescribed as 114 York Road
York Place, Hammersmith W6 - to be incorporated with Fulham Palace Road
York Road N1 & N7 - York Way
York Terrace, Clapham SW4 - Lendal Terrace


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