Lionel wrote:After the interest Sohan's post about Colombo Street generated I called at Southwark Local History Library. The answer seems to be the name doesnít mark a specific connection with Colombo in 1930s Ceylon (Sri Lanka) or anything else. Please note that what follows corrects part of my original post.
I was also advised itís unlikely the London Metropolitan Archives, which holds LCC papers, will yield any further information on the change from Collingwood to Colombo Street. At this point Iím bowing out, but others are welcome to check.
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