The scene of the crime is a residential crescent with a church only a short walk from London’s Earl’s Court tube station called Philbeach Gardens. Before we turn our attention to an event that occurred in 1985, let’s have a look at some of its more notable residents:
Let’s start with No. 2? This was the abode of Gregory Lauder-Frost, a white supremacist from ‘down under’, undoubtedly attracted to Kangaroo Valley, the area around Earl’s Court where Australians gathered, not far from the legendary carpark where VW camper vans were sold.
Lauder-Frost was a member and official of the Conservative Monday Club and rubbed shoulders with many of the far-right friends of Harvey Proctor. He made a name for himself spouting bile about Baroness Lawrence and dined with the like-minded Jacob Rees-Mogg.