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West Brompton is a Network Rail West London Line and London Overground and Underground (District Line) station in west London.

It is located on Old Brompton Road immediately south of Earls Court Exhibition Centre.

The name refers to the older locality of Brompton to the east, although the areas of South Kensington and Earl's Court separate West Brompton from its namesake. Whilst in the early part of the 20th century, the whole area between Knightsbridge and here would have been known as Brompton, modern-day locals would not recognise Brompton and West Brompton as geographically contiguous. Today it still has its own Royal Mail London postcode of SW10 (though that also covers part of Chelsea).

On 12 April 1869, the Metropolitan District Railway (MDR, now the District Line) opened its own station as the terminus and only station on its extension from Gloucester Road station (Earl's Court station did not open until 1871). On 1 March 1880, the MDR opened an extension south from West Brompton to Putney Bridge.

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Police are re-appealing for information about the final moments of a talented young footballer who was allegedly stabbed to death in the street.

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VIEW THE WEST BROMPTON AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE WEST BROMPTON AREA IN THE 1830s
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Earl's Court:   Earls Court is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Earl's Court Farm:   Earl’s Court Farm is pictured here as it was in 1867, before the opening of the underground station two years later.
Earls Court Exhibition Centre:   Earls Court Exhibition Centre is an exhibition, conference and events venue in London that opened in 1937.
The Boltons:   The Boltons name derives from William Boulton who bought land in the area in 1795.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A3220, W11 · A3220, W12 · Adrian Mews, SW10 · Anselm Road, SW6 · Barkston Gardens, SW5 · Beaufort Street, SW10 · Billing Road, SW10 · Billing Street, SW10 · Bina Gardens, SW5 · Bolton Gardens Mews, SW10 · Bolton Gardens, SW5 · Boltons Place, SW5 · Bramham Gardens, SW5 · Brompton Park Crescent, SW6 · Cathcart Road, SW10 · Cavaye Place, SW10 · Coleherne Mews, SW10 · Coleherne Road, SW10 · Collingham Gardens, SW5 · Collingham Road, SW5 · Cresswell Gardens, SW10 · Cresswell Place, SW10 · Dove Mews, SW5 · Drayton Gardens, SW10 · Eardley Crescent, SW5 · Eardley Cresent, SW5 · Earls Court Road, SW5 · Earls Court Square, SW5 · Earl’s Court Road, SW5 · East Terrace, SW10 · Elm Park Gardens, SW10 · Elm Park Lane, SW10 · Empress Place, SW6 · Farnell Mews, SW5 · Farrier Walk, SW10 · Fawcett Street, SW10 · Finborough Road, SW10 · Finborough Road, SW5 · Fulham Road, SW10 · Gertrude Street, SW10 · Gilston Road, SW10 · Gledhow Gardens, SW5 · Halford Road, SW6 · Harcourt Terrace, SW10 · Harley Gardens, SW10 · Hesper Mews, SW5 · Hildyard Road, SW6 · Holly Mews, SW10 · Hollywood Mews, SW10 · Hollywood Road, SW10 · Ifield Road, SW10 · Kempsford Gardens, SW5 · Knivet Road, SW6 · Kramer Mews, SW5 · Langham Mansions, SW5 · Laverton Place, SW5 · Lillie Yard, SW6 · Micklethwaite Road, SW6 · Milborne Grove, SW10 · Munro Terrace, SW10 · Nevern Square, SW5 · Nightingale Place, SW10 · Old Brompton Road, SW5 · Old Brompton Road, SW6 · Old Manor Yard, SW5 · Ongar Road, SW6 · Owen Close, UB4 · Penywern Road, SW5 · Philbeach Gardens, SW5 · Philbeach Gardens, SW6 · Priory Walk, SW10 · Racton Road, SW6 · Redcliffe Close, SW5 · Redcliffe Gardens, SW10 · Redcliffe Gardens, SW5 · Redcliffe Mews, SW10 · Redcliffe Place, SW10 · Redcliffe Road, SW10 · Redcliffe Square, SW10 · Redcliffe Square, SW5 · Redcliffe Street, SW10 · Rickett Street, SW6 · Roxby Place, SW6 · Seagrave Road, SW6 · Seymour Walk, SW10 · South Bolton Gardens, SW5 · St Lukes Church Hall, SW10 · Tamworth Street, SW6 · The Boltons, SW10 · The Boltons, SW5 · The Little Boltons, SW10 · The Mansions, SW5 · Thistle Grove, SW10 · Trebouir Road, SW5 · Trebovir Road, SW5 · Tregunter Road, SW10 · Warwick Road, SW5 · Weir Road, SW17 · West Cromwell Road, SW5 · Westgate Terrace, SW10 · Wetherby Gardens, SW5 · Wetherby Mansions, SW5 · Wetherby Mews, SW5 · Whistler Walk, SW10 ·


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