Another walk, this one with Geoff LePard.
The Capital Ring is a strategic walking route that completely encircles inner and central London. It is approximately 78 miles long and cuts trough as many green spaces as is possible.
Part two of my walk along the Capital Ring and Dog and I left Tooting towards Wandsworth via Balham High Street. The route takes you alongside Du Cane Court, a 1930s residential block and when I was looking to buy my first flat in 1982 these were the cheapest you could buy in this part of London.
The Art Deco style, the antiquated décor generally held the price down. Now they are very sought after and the price, around £21,000 in 1982 for 2 bedrooms is pushing towards £500,000. Ridiculous.
Beyond the High Road we walked among a bevy of small children as school was just coming out. The children were delightful, the huge pantechnicons the carers drive less…
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