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21 Jun 2017
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Croydon tower blocks higher than 10 storeys to get sprinklers in wake of Grenfell Tower tragedy
Croydon tower blocks higher than 10 storeys to get sprinklers in wake of Grenfell Tower tragedy

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/all-croydon-tower-blocks-higher-than-10-storeys-to-get-sprinklers-a3568846.html
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18 Jun 2017
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Suspect 'threw wheelie bins at officers' in police chase
A suspected criminal 'threw wheelie bins' at Greenwich officers during a police chase.

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Someone has dumped 200 stick insects on the doorstep of this North Cheam vets
North Cheam vets found themselves in a sticky situation after the owner of more than 200 insects abandoned them on the practice's doorstep.

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Motorcyclist fighting for life after crash in Blackheath Hill
There has been a serious crash in Blackheath Hill.

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18 Jun 2017
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Muslims across south west London will donate an hour's wage to Manchester attack victims
Muslims across south west London are raising money to help victims of the Manchester attack.

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18 Jun 2017
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London terror attack: Photographer describes moment he saw attacker lying on ground with canister strapped to his body
A photographer has told of the moment he saw an attacker lying on the ground with what appeared to be canisters strapped to his chest after a terror rampage at London Bridge and Borough Market.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/london-terror-attack-photographer-describes-moment-he-saw-attacker-lying-on-ground-with-canister-a3556386.html
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UPDATED: Police arrest 12 people in east London over London Bridge terror attack
UPDATED: Police arrest 12 people in east London over London Bridge terror attack

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8 of the weirdest things you can buy on Facebook in Greenwich right now
Facebook marketplace is a strange and relatively new selling market, re-opening in October 2016 after originally failing to gain traction back in 2007.

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Orpington man jailed for fake banknote fraud
Orpington man jailed for fake banknote fraud

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This generous 9-year-old donated all her birthday presents to sick children in hospital
Surrounded by presents, friends, family and cake, the highlight of most children's year is their birthday.

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ELECTION 2017: Hayes and Harlington result
ELECTION 2017: Hayes and Harlington result

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Theresa May to Crystal Palace? Eagles poke fun as Prime Minister 'heads to Palace'
Crystal Palace fans have been waiting weeks to hear official news about their new manager.

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Victim of fatal motorcycle crash named
The victim of a fatal motorcycle crash in Lewisham has been named.

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VIEW THE QUEEN'S PARK AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE QUEEN'S PARK AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE QUEEN'S PARK AREA IN THE 1830s
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Queen's Park

Queen's Park lies between Kilburn and Kensal Green, developed from 1875 onwards and named to honour Queen Victoria.

The north of Queen's Park formed part of the parish of Willesden and the southern section formed an exclave of the parish of Chelsea, both in the Ossulstone hundred of Middlesex. In 1889 the area of the Metropolitan Board of Works that included the southern section of Queen's Park was transferred from Middlesex to the County of London, and in 1900 the anomaly of being administered from Chelsea was removed when the exclave was united with the parish of Paddington. In 1965 both parts of Queen's Park became part of Greater London: the northern section - Queen's Park 'proper' formed part of Brent and the southern section - the Queen's Park Estate - joined the City of Westminster.

Queen's Park, like much of Kilburn, was developed by Solomon Barnett. The two-storey terraced houses east of the park, built between 1895 and 1900, typically have clean, classical lines. Those west of the park, built 1900–05, tend to be more Gothic in style. Barnett's wife was from the West Country, and many of the roads he developed are named either for places she knew (e.g. Torbay, Tiverton, Honiton) or for popular poets of the time (e.g. Tennyson). The first occupants of the area in late Victorian times were typically lower middle class, such as clerks and teachers. Queen's Park is both demographically and architecturally diverse. The streets around the park at the heart of Queens Park are a conservation area.

There is hardly any social housing in the streets around Queens Park itself, and the area was zoned as not suitable for social housing in the 1970s and 1980s as even then house prices were above average for the borough of Brent, which made them unaffordable for local Housing Associations. The main shopping streets of Salusbury Road and Chamberlayne Road have fewer convenience stores and more high-value shops and restaurants. Local schools – some of which struggled to attract the children of wealthier local families in the past – are now over-subscribed. House prices have risen accordingly.

Queen's Park station was first opened by the London and North Western Railway (LNWR) on 2 June 1879 on the main line from London to Birmingham.

Services on the Bakerloo line were extended from Kilburn Park to Queen's Park on 11 February 1915. On 10 May 1915 Bakerloo services began to operate north of Queen's Park as far as Willesden Junction over the recently built Watford DC Line tracks shared with the LNWR. As of December 2013, no mainline services calling at the station and the Watford service has been transferred to London Overground.


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Brondesbury College:   Brondesbury College for Boys is a selective independent school for boys.
Brondesbury Park:   Brondesbury Park is an affluent suburb and electoral ward of the London Borough of Brent.
Islamia Primary School:   Islamia Primary School is a voluntary aided primary, Islamic faith school.
Queen's Park:   Queen's Park lies between Kilburn and Kensal Green, developed from 1875 onwards and named to honour Queen Victoria.
The Underground Map:   The Underground Map is a website dedicated to some of the more obscure pieces of London Town (as well as some of the more well-known places).


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Athelstan Gardens, NW6 · Bridge House, NW10 · Brondesbury Park, NW6 · Brooksville Avenue, NW6 · Carlisle Road, NW6 · Chevening Road, NW6 · Christchurch Avenue, NW2 · Christchurch Avenue, NW6 · Claremont Road, W9 · College Parade, NW6 · College Yard, NW6 · Creighton Road, NW6 · Dudley Road, NW6 · Dunmore Road, NW6 · Forest Close, NW6 · Harvist Road, NW10 · Harvist Road, NW6 · Hopefield Avenue, NW6 · Kempe Road, NW6 · Keslake Road, NW6 · Keslake Road, NW6 · Kimberley Road, NW6 · Kingswood Avenue, NW6 · Manor House Drive, NW6 · Milman Road, NW6 · Montrose Avenue, NW6 · Peploe Road, NW6 · Radnor Road, NW6 · Salusbury Road, NW6 · St Laurences Close, NW6 · Station Terrace, NW10 · Summerfield Avenue, NW6 · The Avenue, NW6 · The Quadrant, NW6 · Willesden Lane, NW6 · Winchester Avenue, NW6 · Windermere Avenue, NW6 ·


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Land ownership in Willesden (1823) FREE DOWNLOAD
Map of land ownership in the Willesden area in 1823
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John Rocque Map of Hampstead (1762).
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map of Hampstead covers an area stretching from the edge in the northwest of present-day Dollis Hill to Islington in the southeast.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Central London, north west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, north west.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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