12th July 2003

Barnes Green, London SW13 0HP

More often than not, when an area in London appends the word ‘Village’ to its name, it’s either down to some attempt at a contrived urban community spirit (Brixton, Peckham) or Estate Agent/developer optimism/chutzpah (Limehouse & possibly may more). The difference with Barnes is that, in many senses of the word, it pretty much is…