In the 1950s Streatham had the longest and busiest shopping street in south London. However, a combination of factors led to a gradual decline through the 1970s and a more rapid decline in the 1980s. Streatham got a bad reputation. But so what. Things changed so much. The reality is amazing.
A new network of metropolitan railways allowed for the development of suburbs in neighbouring counties from which middle-class and wealthy people could commute to the centre.
This video aims to tell the rich history of this Neighborhood in suburban London where I live. It made me understand the reasons why those born and been living in Streatham for a long time, are so proud of it.