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  Introduction
1 Early maps and Thomas Clark's Chalk Farm
3 Thomas Clark, Landscape and Architectural Engraver
5 St Martin's Almshouses, Bayham Street
6 The Arrival of the Grand Junction Canal at Paddington
12 The Diagonal, or Roving Bridge.
14 Park Village East and Cumberland Basin
28 London & Birmingham Railway and Pickfords
39 Robert B. Dockray, and the Roundhouse
43 The North London Railway, and the Great Wall of Camden
50 The Camden Ice Wells
55 Pianos
60 Gilbey's Wine and Spirits at Camden Town
64 The Camden Goods Yard Industrial Engraving from the north, 1889
68 The Bottle Warehouse by William Hucks, 1894
70 The Booth Poverty Survey Maps of 1889 and 1902-3
78 Moy's, engineers of Bayham Street
83 The Interchange Building at Camden Lock, 1905
90 Scientific Instrument Making and apprenticeships
96 Camden Town in the 1920s
101 Mornington Crescent and Carreras cigarettes at Camden Town
110 Gilbey House, 1932
112 World War Two
121 Purfleet Wharf and the Great Freeze
123Industry moves out of Camden to the New Towns, Gilbey's go to Harlow
126 The Motorway Blight
130 Decay in the Sixties
133 The Roundhouse, Centre 42 and Music
137 The First Signs of Revival, Northside Developments, 1973
152 The Pirates' Club and Jubileee Waterside Centre
155 Gilbey's Bottle Store destroyed by Fire, October 1980
159 Sainsbury's and the ABC Building
166 Stables Market and the Stanley Sidings
171 TV and the Media at Camden Town
178 Camden Town Conservation Areas, 1986 and 1997
180 New Community Housing Association developments in Camden Town
The Camden Goods Yard development
Safeways and Housing
Arlington Road and Camden Gardens
186 Camden Town Trust and Six Wards Trading
189 What Happened to Site 4?
194 New Private Developments :-
  194 Suffolk Wharf
  196 The Glass Building
  198 No, 128 Albert Street
200 NW1, Restaurant
202 The new Gilbey (William Huck's Building)
204 The Parkway/Inverness Street development
206 Plans to redevelop the Roundhouse in 1992
209 Plans to do so in 1998 and the Roundhouse Trust
214 Music in Camden Town
216 Camden boats, Paddy Walker, and the new Paddington Basin Developments
221 In The New Century
226 Index