For much of the 20th century, the large houses were subdivided into multi-occupancy rentals.
Caribbean immigrants were drawn to the area in the 1950s, partly because of the cheap rents, but were exploited by slum landlords like Peter Rachman and who also became the target of white Teddy Boys in the 1958 Notting Hill race riots.
Although Barbara found Geoff very attractive and funny too, she was put off by the thought of a hairy, messy pet around the house and she told him so.
“What a fabulous 6 months this has been and it is all thanks to you ‘girls’.
We will be forever grateful for the introduction to each other – from the moment we met we were instantly attracted and so much more than , said Jeanne when she first contacted us - “I have lived in Warwickshire for 4 years and have only dated 2 men, neither of whom ‘floated my boat’.
If you work in the capital during the week you may want to check out our London Speed Dating nights.
Southampton Speed dating is becoming ever more popular and with a wide choice of events in differing age ranges, there is bound to be an event that will suit you.