Near the end of Troubled Blood, Strike heads to Clapham South station to wait for Robin before driving together to visit Anna and Kim.
“Standing beneath the overhang outside the station, he lit up, looking out over a row of bicycles at a muddy corner of Clapham Common, where ochre-leaved trees shivered in the downpour.” Troubled Blood, Chapter 72
Strike must have been standing on the side shown below, behind the bicycles.
Strike’s view of Clapham Common, which according to Google Maps is a “large expanse with 3 ponds and the oldest and largest bandstand in Greater London.”
Find Clapham South station on the map below:
The Windmill on the Common – Matthew Cunliffe’s favourite gastropub. (The Cuckoo’s Calling)Go back