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Thursday 12 April 2007 12.58pm
What are the nicest squares to live in in & around SE1? In terms of aesthetics / history / location/ anything!
Thursday 12 April 2007 1.07pm
Merrick Square is lovely - I prefer it to next door Trinity Church St...
Thursday 12 April 2007 1.14pm
West Square SE11, just behind the Imperial War Museum, is a delight.
Thursday 12 April 2007 1.18pm
Ooh I just remembered there's a lovely square near Vauxhall, Bonnington Sq I think it's called.
Thursday 12 April 2007 2.37pm
I vote for Merrick Square as well it really is a nice sq and lovely houses round there also
Thursday 12 April 2007 2.47pm
I was left breathless running through Trinity Church Square for the first time, last Saturday. Gets my vote.
Thursday 12 April 2007 2.59pm
Not quite SE1 but I've always lusted after a house in Cleaver Square - virtually no traffic or tall buildings :-)
Thursday 12 April 2007 4.19pm
KM wrote:
Not quite SE1 but I've always lusted after a house in Cleaver Square - virtually no traffic or tall buildings :-)
......and a great pub where you can take your pint outside and play boules on the that's perfect on a sunny day.
Thursday 12 April 2007 5.20pm
Cleaver Square Kennington is Gorgeous.
We had lunch there for my husband's bday last July with a few friends sat outside the pub on a hot day, it was so peaceful.
I also love West Square- although it's slightly spoiled by the nasty modern stuff in one corner.
Thursday 12 April 2007 7.29pm
Thorburn Square? A lovely high victorian church surrounded by an excellent example of 60s/70s social housing utopian 'habitation'.

The council was fore-sighted enough to clear the square of all the tumbly-down victorian villas surrounding the church.

The surrounding intact streets are to become a conservation area i hear...
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