A classic example of a late Victorian suburb

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East Dulwich:

  • is a classic example of a laste Victorian suburb
  • had a cinema between 1938 and 1972 (the building was demolished in 2003)
  • was bombed heavily in World War II during the Blitz and by V1 and V2 flying bombs
  • had electric trams until 1952
  • was originally in the county of Surrey and in 1965 became part of the new borough of Southwark
  • was gentrified in the 1990s!

according to this timeline on southlondonguide.co.uk.

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