I'm sure there's probably some ironic joke you could cobble together about ze germans not managing to destroy a whole chunk of the street - rather it took the formidable market forces of luxury loft style living to finish what they couldn't...*
if we're ever at war again forget the spitfires, lancasters etc.. send in the JCBs of Berkley, Galliard and so on..!!
LONG LIVE THE QUEEN.
*it is quite possible i am totally wrong on this btw.