1000 Londoners

Christopher in is and is a station assistant.

Christopher is a Customer Services Assistant at Denmark Hill Station, Camberwell. Meet a man passionate about the railways, consulted and trusted by travellers aplenty.

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Questions & Answers

  • What's your first memory of London? Visiting my aunt's flat in Kensington at Christmas 1952.
  • What do you miss when you're away from London? The rush and impatience. Sorry to say this.
  • What's your favourite neighbourhood? Ealing also Esher, just outside the old GLC area.
  • What's your favourite building? The principal railway stations.
  • What's your ideal day out in London? The Zoo.
  • What's your ideal night out in London? Staying at home, reading the newspaper.
  • What's your most hated building? Looking down over the centre of Croydon.
  • What's the best view in London? Looking down over the centre of Croydon.
  • What's your favourite open space? Vincent Square, SW1.
  • What's your favourite bar, pub or restaurant? Love Walk Cafe, Love Walk, SE5.
  • What's the most interesting shop? Waterstones.
  • What's your favourite place to hang out? Home.
  • What's been your most memorable night out in London? My Fair Lady in 1960.
  • How would you like to spend your ideal day off in London? At a Cricket Ground, scoring the match.
  • Where would you take someone visiting from out of town? British Museum.
  • What's the worst journey you've had to make in London? Tooting Bec to Boston Manor in the 1970s - home to work for several years in the 1970s and 1980s.
  • What's your personal London landmark? The Round Pond.
  • Who's your favourite fictional Londoner? Sherlock Holmes.
  • What's your favourite London film, book or documentary? "The London nobody knows".
  • If you could travel to any time period in London, past or future, where would you go? Victorian.
  • For you, who is the ultimate Londoner? Lord Morrison of Lambeth.