Talk:Portobello Road

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Deletion of Shopportobello link[edit]

I'm not sure why this has been deleted. This is from the website's 'Who we are section': "This website is managed by the Portobello and Golborne Management Committee (PGMC), a non-profit group representing the businesses and residents of Portobello Road and Golborne Road.

The PGMC works in partnership with the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC), the local authority which manages the street markets." Ken Macdonald (talk) 13:13, 19 August 2016 (UTC)

Virtual Interactive Streetscapes not useful?[edit]

Virtual Interactive Streetscapes not useful?

I would like to appeal yesterday's removal of the link Virtual Portobello Road from this page. Up until yesterday the link had proved exceptionally useful to Wikipedia visitors for months and had taken them onto the world's only hi-res Virtual Interactive Streetscape to discover more about this road. What better way to research a street than to walk along it thanks to Wikipedia from anywhere in the world! (Boy I wish my Children's Britannica Encyclopedias had miles of virtual streetscapes when I was a kid!)

Would you be able to agree that Wikipedia users researching a city or street would find a virtual streetscape effictively allowing them to walk down that city's street useful? Is that not within the spirit of Wikipedia? This site is also recommended by the local Council's own short and carefully picked list of links.

If this is not agreed, then it raises the issue of contradicting the previous editors who felt this was within the spirit of the site, and which led to the link being in place for months. We then have a question of inconsistency and removing useful content from users.

Assuring you of my best intentions for my fellow users. --Ewik 11:37, 7 November 2006 (UTC)


Prior to 1740 known as either Green's Lane or Turnpike Lane ?[edit]

Someone disputed this fact for the simple fact that these lanes are in the North of London. Clearly this doesn't mean anything as there are many double street names in London, and I guess N8 and N22 didn't even exist before 1740. I therefore removed the comment that says this isn't fact, and made a request for a better reference. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Cbetta (talkcontribs) 14:48, 14 September 2007 (UTC)

Sections of the market[edit]

The road on Saturdays and to a lesser extent the other days of the week too comprises three sections. These are antiques at the southern end, food in the middle and brick and brack at the northern end. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Rakwana (talkcontribs) 02:00, 24 October 2015 (UTC)

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