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Photo: Nadine foy nee sharp   Item #: 30232  
  Upside down houses with st Catherine's church in view, 1970s  

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Comments by Albert., 18th February 2018  
Not much knowledgeable in relation to car models, but is that a Ford Zephyr?.

Comments by Cyril, 18th February 2018  
The Junior section of St Catharine's school hadn't yet been built onto the Infants section as only that and the school hall can be seen, trying to place the block and thinking it could be part of Higham Court, I don't know why folks hated these houses as there is still a block of them at Marylebone, and folks loved them so much they bought them from the council.

Comments by Garry, 18th February 2018  
The one going up Scholefield Lane is a Ford Cortina mk2 and the other a Ford Corsair, Albert.

Comments by Poet, 18th February 2018  
Is that someone on a pogo stick in the doorway?

Comments by Albert., 19th February 2018  
Maybe Cyril, the location. Maryleborn.

Comments by WN1 Standisher, 19th February 2018  
Car in the foreground is a Ford Corsair. The one in the background possibly a Hillman Hunter

Comments by John G, 19th February 2018  
Poet: I can just make out a set of ladders he's standing on, however I like to think how funny it would be if he's an electrician on your pogo stick, nearly there with this wire four more jumps should get it.

Comments by Veronica, 20th February 2018  
These upside down houses looked so out of place with the surroundings as did the maisonettes. Proof was in the demolishing of them.

Comments by Tony G, 20th February 2018  
Lived in Church Court from 71 - 76. It was a strange experience following the old houses of Greenough Street. Remember the taps being plastic and, a balcony on my bedroom! Loved it though!

Comments by Joseph, 21st February 2018  
Was a good idea at first with some genuine good people in them. Then it turned into a rat run for the the thieves, smack heads and wannabe gangsters who made life hell for the rest of the area. The buildings went but the scum remained.

Comments by Veronica, 25th February 2018  
I agree with you Joseph about the kind of people who lived in them- salt of the earth. I still think the buildings looked out of place - looking at the photograph I'm reminded of holiday flats abroad.

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