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Carla Howe ensured she turned heads when she stepped out in Shoreditch, London on Friday night thanks to her brand new pink hairdo.

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Make the Most of School Holidays with Summer in the City
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London moped gang rob Porsche driver at kniefpoint
The incident took place on Ladywell Road in Lewisham, London, on July 6, and was caught on dashcam from a car behind.

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Piers Morgan: Sadiq Khan and UK should welcome Trump visit

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Life expectancy rises ’grinding to halt’ in England
Leading health expert says he is "deeply concerned" and austerity may be to blame.

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Ore Oduba and pal Laura Whitmore lead arrivals for wedding
Ore Oduba looked incredibly dapper alongside his stunning wife Portia for the wedding of their Strictly pals Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara, at Bath House, London on Saturday.

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Missing Woman Found in Shepherd’s Bush
95-year-old Amelia Montero returns safe and well

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Missing Elderly Woman Believed To Be Heading ToWestfield Shopping Centre
95-year-old Amelia Montero was last seen at Ealing Common bus stop

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Charlie Gard judge threatens to jail trolls targeting GOSH
Mr Justice Francis said he had been told staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London were subjected to ’vile’ abuse and threats following the Charlie Gard case.

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MIC’s Georgia Toffolo dazzles at Grand Prix Ball
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Cyclist Hit By Lorry on Wood Lane
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Staggering amounts lost at gambling shops’ fixed odds slot machines
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Labour urged to apologise for 'misleading' students over debt promise
The Tories have called on the Labour Party to apologise to graduates over an apparent U-turn on its plans to clear student debt.

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VIEW THE NORTH KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE NORTH KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE NORTH KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE NORTH KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE NORTH KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1900s
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LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A seminal gig:   Once upon a time in 1979, Joy Division, OMD and A Certain Ratio were on the same bill - and all for £1.50.
Acklam Hall:   Acklam Hall became a community centre for the post-Westway Acklam Road
Acklam Road Adventure Playground:   Acklam Road Adventure Playground was created in the 1960s.
Admiral Blake (The Cowshed):   The Admiral Blake was situated at the corner of Ladbroke Grove and Barlby Road.
Barlby Road Primary School:   Barlby Road Primary School has long served the children of North Kensington.
Basing Street (SARM) Studios:   SARM Studios is a recording studio, established by Chris Blackwell, the founder of Island Records.
Bassett House School:   Bassett House School is a preparatory school for children aged 3 to 11 years old based in North Kensington.
Cabaret Voltaire in Acklam Road:   Cabaret Voltaire played one of their classic early gigs under the flyover in Acklam Road.
Carmelite Monastery of The Most Holy Trinity:   Convent in North Kensington
Color Printing Works:   Color (sic) Printing Works featured on the 1900 map of North Kensington.
Dissenters’ Chapel:   The Dissenters’ Chapel is a redundant chapel in Kensal Green Cemetery, recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building.
Gas Light and Coke Company:   The gasometers of the Gas Light and Coke company dominated North Kensington until demolition in the late 20th century.
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I Was Lord Kitchener’s Valet:   I Was Lord Kitchener’s Valet was a clothing boutique which achieved fame in 1960s "Swinging London" by promoting antique military uniforms as fashion items.
Kensington Hippodrome:   The Kensington Hippodrome was a racecourse built in Notting Hill, London, in 1837, by entrepreneur John Whyte.
Kensington Park Hotel:   The KPH is a landmark pub on Ladbroke Grove.
Ladbroke Grove:   Ladbroke Grove is a road in the North Kensington/Notting Hill. Running from Notting Hill itself in the south to Kensal Green in the north, it straddles the W10 and W11 postal districts.
North Kensington Library:   North Kensington Library opened in 1891 and was described as one of London’s finest public libraries.
North Kensington:   North Kensington lies either side of Ladbroke Grove, W10.
Notting Hill Barn Farm:   Notting Barns Farm was one of two farms in the North Kensington area.
Portobello Farm:   Portobello Farm House was approached along Turnpike Lane, sometimes referred to as Green’s Lane, a track leading from Kensington Gravel Pits towards a wooden bridge over the canal.
Princess Louise Hospital:   The Princess Louise Hospital for Children was opened by King George V and Queen Mary in 1928. It had 42 beds, an Out-Patients Department and Dispensary for Sick Women.
Queen Victoria/Narrow Boat:   The 'Vic' was the first building on the right when crossing the canal going north along Ladbroke Grove.
Sion Manning Roman Catholic Girls’ School:   Sion Manning Roman Catholic Girls’ School is in St Charles Square.
St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College:   St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College is a Roman Catholic sixth form college.
St Charles Hospital:   The St Marylebone workhouse infirmary was opened in 1881 on Rackham Street, North Kensington and received a congratulatory letter from Florence Nightingale.
St Martins Mission:   Saint Martin's Mission was originally known as Rackham Hall as it was situated on Rackham Street.
St Quintin Park & Wormwood Scrubbs:   St Quintin Park & Wormwood Scrubbs - two spellings missing from the modern map.
St. Joseph's Home:   St Joseph's dominated a part of Portobello Road up until the 1980s.
The Bedford family at 3 Acklam Road:   From the 19th century up until 1965, number 3 Acklam Road, near the Portobello Road junction, was occupied by the Bedford family.
The Eagle:   The Eagle, on the corner of Ladbroke Grove and Telford Road.
The Mitre:   The Mitre was situated at 62 Golborne Road.
Western Iron Works:   The Western Iron Works was the foundry business of James Bartle and Co.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Acklam Road protests:   Acklam Road was the centre of much action during the building of the Westway
Corner of Rackham Street, Ladbroke Grove (1950):   The bombing of the Second World War meant that some whole streets were wiped off the future map. Rackham Street, in London W10, was one of them.
Exmoor Street (1950):   Photographed just after the Second World War, looking north along Exmoor Street.
Golborne Road bridge (1960s):   We think that this photo dates from the late 1960s, according to fashions and car registrations.
Graffiti along Acklam Road (1970s):   Acklam Road was the centre of much action during the building of the Westway
Kids in Acklam Road:   Acklam Road was the centre of much action during the building of the Westway
Ladbroke Grove looking north (1900):   This early 1900s image was taken just south of the junction of Ladbroke Grove and Treverton Street.
Ladbroke Grove looking north (1950):   Ladbroke Grove on the corner of St Charles Sqaure taken outside the Eagle public house, looking north, just prior to the outbreak of the Second World War.
Ladbroke Grove railway bridge:   Looking north over Bartle Bridge in the 1950s
Political meeting (1920s):   Meeting in front of the Junction Arms situated where Tavistock Road, Crescent and Basing Road met.
Rackham Street, eastern end (1950):   The bombing of the Second World War meant that some whole streets were wiped off the future map. Rackham Street, in London W10, was one of them.
Rackham Street, western end (1950):   A bombed-out Rackham Street, looking down from the junction with Exmoor Street.
St Charles Square after bombing (1950):   A corner of St Charles Square looking north, just after the Second World War
St Charles Square ready for redevelopment (1951):   Photographed in 1951, the corner of St Charles Square and Ladbroke Grove looking northwest just after the Second World War.
St Charles’ Square Training College (1908):   St Charles’ Square Training College/Carmelite Convent.
St Quintin Park Cricket Ground (1890s):   Before the turn of the 20th century, west of present day North Kensington lay fields - the future Barlby Road was the site of the St Quintin Park Cricket Ground.
The Victoria (1920s):   The Victoria later became the Narrow Boat before it ’conveniently burned down’.
Under westway (1977):   Acklam Road was the centre of much action during the building of the Westway


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Acklam Road, W10 · Adair Road Garages, W10 · Admiral Mews, W10 · Alba Place, W11 · Archway Close, W10 · Arundel Gardens, W11 · Ashburn Gardens, SW7 · Astwood Mews, SW7 · Balliol Road, W10 · Barlby Gardens, W10 · Barlby Road, W10 · Bartle Road, W11 · Basing Street, W11 · Bassett Road, W10 · Bevington Road, W10 · Blake Close, W10 · Blenheim Crescent, W11 · Bomore Road, W11 · Bonchurch Road, W10 · Bracewell Road, W10 · Branstone Street, W10 · Brewster Gardens, W10 · Bruce Close, W10 · Budge’s Walk, SW7 · Calverley Street, W10 · Cambridge Gardens, W10 · Camelford Walk, W11 · Canal Close, W10 · Canal Way, W10 · Chesterton Road, W10 · Codrington Mews, W11 · Colbeck Mews, SW7 · Convent Gardens, W11 · Cornwall Crescent, W11 · Cornwall Gardens Walk, SW7 · Cornwall Gardens, SW7 · Dale Row, W11 · Dalgarno Gardens, W10 · Dalgarno Way, W10 · Dulford Street, W11 · Elgin Crescent, W11 · Elgin Mews, W11 · Elkstone Road, W10 · Elkstone Road, W9 · Emperors Gate, SW7 · Exmoor Street, W10 · Eynham Road, W12 · Faraday Road, W10 · Finstock Road, W10 · Flower Walk, SW7 · Flower Walk, W2 · Folly Mews, W11 · Fowell Street, W10 · Glenroy Street, W12 · Golborne Mews, W10 · Golborne Road, W10 · Golden Mews, W11 · Grenville Place, SW7 · Hayden’s Place, W11 · Hayden’s Place, W11 · Hewer Street, W10 · Highlever Road, W10 · Hill Farm Road, W10 · Humber Drive, W10 · Ivebury Court, W10 · Kelfield Gardens, W10 · Kelfield Mews, W10 · Kensington Park Mews, W11 · Kingsbridge Road, W10 · Kynance Mews, SW7 · Ladbroke Crescent, W11 · Ladbroke Gardens, W11 · Ladbroke Grove, W10 · Lancaster Road, W11 · Latimer Place, W10 · Launceston Place, SW7 · Lavie Mews, W10 · Lionel Mews, W10 · Malton Mews, W10 · Malton Road, W10 · Manchester Drive, W10 · Manchester Road, W10 · Matthew Close, W10 · Maxilla Walk, W10 · McLeod’s Mews, SW7 · Methwold Road, W10 · Millwood Street, W10 · Mitre Way, W10 · Montrose Court, SW7 · Morgan Road, W10 · Munro Mews, W10 · Nascot Street, W12 · Norburn Street, W10 · North Pole Road, W10 · North Pole Road, W12 · Nursery Lane, W10 · Oakworth Road, W10 · Orchard Close, W10 · Osten Mews, SW7 · Oxford Gardens, W10 · Pamber Street, W10 · Pangbourne Avenue, W10 · Porlock Street, W10 · Portobello Road, W10 · Portobello Road, W11 · Rackham Street, W10 · Raddington Road, W10 · Raymede Street, W10 · Rillington Place, W11 · Rootes Drive, W10 · Rosary Gardens, SW7 · Ruston Mews, W11 · Saint Lawrence Terrace, W10 · Salters Road, W10 · Scampston Mews, W10 · Scrubs Lane, W12 · Shinfield Street, W12 · Shrewsbury Street, W10 · Silchester Street, W10 · Silvester Mews, W11 · Snarsgate Street, W10 · Southam Street, W10 · St Andrews Square, W11 · St Charles Place, W10 · St Charles Square, W10 · St Ervans Road, W10 · St Helens Gardens, W10 · St Johns Terrace, W10 · St Lawrence Terrace, W10 · St Marks Road, W10 · St Marks Road, W11 · St Mark’s Close, W11 · St Mark’s Place, W11 · St Mark’s Road, W10 · St Quintin Avenue, W10 · St Quintin Gardens, W10 · St. Mark’s Road, W10 · St. Mark’s Road, W10 · St. Mark’s Road, W11 · Sunbeam Crescent, W10 · Sutton Way, W10 · Tavistock Mews, W11 · Telford Road, W10 · Thorpe Close, W10 · Treverton Street, W10 · Trevorton Street, W10 · Upper Dalby Court, SW7 · Verity Close, W11 · Wallingford Avenue, W10 · Walmer Road, W10 · Webb Close, W10 · Wesley Square, W11 · Westview Close, W10 · Westway Roundabout, W10 · Westway, W10 · Westway, W11 · Wheatstone Road, W10 · Wornington Road, W10 ·


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Inner West London (1932) FREE DOWNLOAD
1930s map covering East Acton, Holland Park, Kensington, Notting Hill, Olympia, Shepherds Bush and Westbourne Park,
George Philip & Son, Ltd./London Geographical Society, 1932

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.
London Transport

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.
London Transport

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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