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Camden Town has several locations mentioned by William Gibson in his novel Pattern Recognition/em> (2003)

See Gil Williamson's F:F:F Pattern Recognition Gallery for photos of the area and of the "Childrens' Crusade" of young goths and punks etc. which happens at weekends, together with UK Ordnance Survey map locations.

Camden Town Tube station is close to most of these Pattern Recognition locations.

N.B. William Gibson's text names a street market "Aberdeen Street", instead of the real "Inverness Street" .- both are towns in Scotland.

The Inverness Street market is currently in a street war by technological proxy, involving CCTV cameras versus hoodie wearing drug dealers (mostly with links to Somalia) and the vested commercial interests of the market traders.

At a guess, the drug dealers and hooded youths are a problem which has not been cured, but simply displaced, to just out of sight of the spy cameras.


GPS grid coordinates:
Latitide: (WGS84) N51:32:23 ( 51.539646 )
Longitude: (WGS84) W0:08:37 ( -0.143634 )

Camden Town - CyberDog


Cyber Punk and Cyber Goth or just hardcore dance club fashions and accessories can be found at:


Unit 14, The Stables Market
Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town
London NW1 8AH - United Kingdom
Tel: 44 (0)20 7482 2842
Open: Mon-Fri 11:00-18:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-19:00


GPS grid coordinates:
Latitude: (WGS84) N51:32:32 ( 51.542297 )
Longitude: (WGS84) W0:08:53 ( -0.148069 )

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