London’s street name origins revealed. A short gazetteer or dictionary of street names in the London Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley, Croydon and East London with many more to follow. Below are the names of 25 streets in each postal district. To use scroll through the A to Z to find a place name you are interested in and click on the link to find a brief history of its origin, how the road, street, path or avenue got his name and what it means. From the strange to the mundane, the obvious to the sublime, the weird and wonderful from ancient by-ways to modern estates, revealing brief histories of the area, its people and their connection (if there is one) with the local district. And if you have any informtion of a missing street or even of one already featured please let us know so that we can update the website.
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