20 April 2015

Garages off Dukes Avenue

I am something of a fan of garages so it is lucky for me that there are so many clusters of them across Ham. These lie between Dukes Avenue and Maguire Drive and are in better condition than some locally.

There is something of a trend (it has happened twice that I know of) to demolish garages to make space for more housing. I suspect that these, and others will be gone and, to be fair, housing is probably a better use of the land.


  1. Are the petersham elephants in front of a house called Knowles place ? as it's the only place I can think of that's got the type of gate the blog editors talking about. Can anyone enlighten me on this query please, I would be grateful. Thank you.

  2. The Petersham Elephants are they the ones in the front garden of a house known as Knowles Place. I would be grateful if anyone could enlighten me on this query please.

    1. The elephants live at Whorne’s Place, 254 Petersham Road.


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