Follow the Kinks through the dark alleyways and passages of
L O N D O N
Place of interest
Underground Tube Station/directions
Ice rink in south London.
Kinks link : Streatham Hill mentioned in "London".
Streatham Silver Blades ice rink was the location of the gig, the night "You Really Got Me" got to #1 in the UK, and meeting with Davies' father. Read X Ray for more info...
Balham (N) then train to Streatham Hill.
Down Streatham Hill, along Streatham High Road, the Silver Blades is on the left.
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Former stadium, underground station and Area of West London
Kinks link : Location of Ray's somewhat premature retirement announcement,1973.
White City (Ce)
North London suburb. Potter's Bar is a small town just north of the London Orbital Motorway, M25
Kinks link : mentioned in "Drivin'"
Area of south London and soccer club.
Kinks link : mentioned in "London"
Balham BR (N)
Train to Crystal Palace.
The Bells of St Mary-le-Bow Church in the City of London. A true Cockney is one born within the sound of Bow (church) Bells.
St Pauls (Ce).
Area of east London.
Upton Park (D)
South down Green Street into Newham.
Not very opulent area of east London .
Kinks link : mentioned in "London" and "Young Conservatives"
East Ham (D)
Hampstead, expensive area of north London - mentioned in "Young Conservatives"
Golders Green, predominantly Jewish area of north London, - mentioned in "Willesden Green"
Golders Green (N)
Fulham Broadway, area of west London, - mentioned in "Willesden Green"
Fulham Broadway (D)
Pub in North London
Kinks link :The pub where Ray, Dave and Pete auditioned Mick
north east up Islington High Street, turn right into Camden Walk.
Choose a map (each shows a small portion of London): Abbey Road, Archway, Berkeley Mews, Lavender Hill, Muswell Hill, Savile Row, Soho, Victoria and Waterloo.
Note: each tube station *name* has a letter (or several letters) next to it. This indicates which tube line the stop is on.
B - Bakerloo (brown)
M - Metropolitan (purple)
Ce - Central (red)
N - Northern (black)
Ci - Circle (yellow)
P - Piccadilly (dark blue)
D - District (green)
V - Victoria (light blue)
J - Jubilee (grey)
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