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Conservation areas


The Livesey Conservation Area is a surviving fragment of the Old Kent Road civic townscape around the core of the Opportunity Area. It is centred on the Grade II listed Livesey Library and takes in the historic townscape to the north of Ethnard Road.

Livesey map
Livesey area map

It is characterised by its high quality, working class tenement housing above shops in fine terraces with largely intact original detailing, materials and architecture. It also includes landmark buildings and architectural set pieces of the Camberwell Library (now Livesey Museum) and Christ Church on Old Kent Road as well as the Royal London Friendly Society building.

Livesey Conservation Area Appraisal (PDF, 3mb)







Page last updated: 18 July 2023


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