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VIEW THE OXFORD CIRCUS AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE OXFORD CIRCUS AREA IN THE 1800s
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Oxford Circus

Oxford Circus, designed by John Nash in 1811.

Oxford Circus, the busy intersection of Oxford Street and Regent Street, was constructed in the beginning of the 19th century, and was designed by John Nash. Regent Street had been commissioned by Prince Regent, who was later to become King George IV, as a grand scheme to connect the Princes home at Carlton House with his newly acquired property at Regents Park. Nash designed a wide boulevard with a sweeping curve that became a clear dividing line between the less respectable Soho and the fashionable squares and streets of Mayfair. Born from the concept of Nash’s layout of the New Street in 1812, frontage alignments remain, with the rebuilt listed architecture of 1920s buildings.

The surrounding area contains important elements of the Nash heritage. All frontages on the Circus are Grade II Listed. The entire of Regent Street is also listed and sits within a conservation area.

The circus is served by Oxford Circus tube station, which is directly beneath the junction itself.

Oxford Circus station has entrances on all four corners of the intersection. The station is an interchange between the Central, Victoria and Bakerloo lines. It is the fourth busiest station on the network and the busiest without connection to the National Rail service. It opened on the Central London Railway on 30 July 1900, with the Baker Street and Waterloo Railway's platforms opening on 10 March 1906. The two companies had separate surface buildings and lift shafts. The station buildings, which remain today as exits from the station, were constructed on very confined plots on either side of Argyll Street on the south side of Oxford Street, just to the east of the circus itself. The stations were originally built as entirely separate, but connecting passages were swiftly provided at platform level. The surviving Central London Railway building to the east of Argyll Street is the best surviving example of the stations designed by Harry Bell Measures, and the Bakerloo line building to the west is a classic Leslie Green structure. Both station buildings are Grade II listed.

Almost from the outset, overcrowding has been a constant problem at the station and it has seen numerous improvements to its facilities and below-ground arrangements to deal with this difficulty. After much discussion between the then two separate operators, a major reconstruction began in 1912. This saw a new ticket hall, dealing with both lines, built in the basement of the Bakerloo station, the Bakerloo lifts removed, and new deep-level escalators opened down to the Bakerloo line level. Access to the Central line was by way of existing deep-level subways. The new works came into use on 9 May 1914 with the CLR lifts still available for passengers. By 1923 even this rearrangement was unable to cope, so a second rebuilding commenced. This saw a second set of escalators built directly down to the Central line, the CLR station building becoming an exit only. Then, on 2 October 1928, a third escalator leading to the Bakerloo platforms was opened. Unusually, lifts came back into prominence at an Underground station when, in 1942, a set of high-speed lifts came into use, largely used as an exit route from the Central line platforms directly to the Argyll Street exit building.

The Victoria line opened on 7 March 1969. To handle the additional passenger loads, a new ticket hall was constructed directly under the road junction. To excavate the new ticket hall below the roadway, traffic was diverted for five years (August 1963 to Easter 1968) on to a temporary bridge-like structure known as the 'umbrella' covering the Regent Street/Oxford Street intersection. Services tunnels were constructed to carry water mains and telecom cables past the new ticket hall. Construction of the Victoria line station tunnels with their platforms, the new escalator shafts and the linking passages to the Central line platforms was carried out from access shafts sunk from nearby Cavendish Square, Upper Regent Street and Argyll Street. To this day, traffic passing through the Oxford Circus intersection literally travels over the roof of the ticket office.


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London Palladium:   The London Palladium is a 2,286-seat Grade II* West End theatre located on Argyll Street in the City of Westminster.
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On This Day in London: 4 November:   On This Day in London: 4 November
Oxford Circus:   Oxford Circus, designed by John Nash in 1811.
University of Westminster:   The University of Westminster is a public university with its antecedent institution, the Royal Polytechnic Institution, founded in 1838 being the first polytechnic institution in the UK.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albemarle Street, W1S · Aldburgh Mews, W1U · Archibald Mews, W1K · Argyll Street, W1F · Avery Row, W1K · Barlow Place, W1J · Barrett Street, W1U · Bentinck Mansions, W1U · Bentinck Mews, W1U · Bentinck Street, W1U · Berkeley House, W1J · Berkeley Square House, W1J · Berkeley Square, W1J · Berkeley Street, W1J · Binney Street, W1K · Blenheim Street, W1S · Bond Street, W1S · Bourdon Place, W1K · Bourdon Street, W1K · Brook Street, W1K · Brook Street, W1S · Brooks Mews, W1K · Bruton Lane, W1J · Bruton Lane, W1S · Bruton Place, W1J · Bruton Street, W1J · Burlington Gardens, W1S · Carlos Place, W1K · Cavendish Place, W1G · Cavendish Square, W1G · Cavendish Street, W1G · Charles Street, W1J · Clarges Mews, W1J · Clifford Street, W1S · Coach And Horses Yard, W1S · Coach Horses Yard, W1S · Conduit Avenue, SE10 · Conduit Street, W1B · Conduit Street, W1S · Cork Street, W1S · Cumberland Gate, W1C · Davies Mews, W1K · Davies Street, W1J · Davies Street, W1K · Davis Street, W1K · Dean’s Mews, W1G · Deans Mews, W1G · Dering Street, W1S · Dover Street, W1S · Farm Street, W1J · Fitzmaurice Place, W1J · Foubert’s Place, W1F · Fouberts Place, W1 · Fouberts Place, W1F · Gee’s Court, W1U · Gees Court, W1U · Gilbert Street, W1K · Graftan Street, W1S · Grafton Street, W1S · Great Castle Street, W1B · Great Castle Street, W1G · Great Castle Street, W1W · Great Marlborough Street, W1B · Great Marlborough Street, W1F · Grosvenor Hill, W1K · Grosvenor Street, W1K · Hanover Square, W1S · Hanover Street, W1S · Harcourt House, W1G · Harewood Place, W1S · Haunch Of Venison Yard, W1K · Hay Hill, W1J · Hay’s Mews, W1J · Hays Mews, W1J · Henrietta Place, W1G · Hill Street, W1J · Hills Place, W1F · Hinde Mews, W1U · Holles Street, W1C · International House, W1B · James Street, W1U · Jason Court, W1U · John Prince’s Street, W1G · John Princes Street, W1G · Lancashire Court, W1S · Landsdowne Row, W1J · Lansdowne House, W1J · Lansdowne Row, W1J · London Loop, CR8 · Maddox Street, W1S · Margaret Street, W1B · Margaret Street, W1G · Marylebone Lane, W1C · Marylebone Lane, W1U · Masons Arms Mews, W1S · Mason’s Arms Mews, W1S · Mews Yard, WC2H · Mill Street, W1S · Morley House, W1B · Mount Row, W1K · Mount Street Mews, W1K · Mount Street, W1K · New Bond Street, W1 · New Bond Street, W1S · New Burlington Place, W1S · Newburg Road, W1F · Newburgh Street, W1F · Old Burlington Street, W1S · Old Cavendish Street, W1 · Oxford Circus, W1D · Oxford Street, W1A · Pollen Street, W1S · Princes Street, W1B · Ramillies Place, W1F · Ramillies Street, W1F · Royal Arcade, W1S · Saint George Street, W1S · Savile Row, W1S · Sedley Place, W1C · Sedley Place, W1K · South Molton Lane, W1K · South Molton Street, W1K · St Christophers House, W1U · St Christophers Place, W1U · St George Street, W1S · St Georges Square, E14 · St. Anselm’s Place, W1K · Stafford Street, W1S · Stratford Place, W1C · Stratton Street, W1J · Swallow Place, W1B · Tenterden Street, W1S · The Royal Arcade, W1S · Three Kings Yard, W1K · Three Kings’ Yard, W1K · Vere Street, W1G · Waverton Street, W1J · Weighhouse Street, W1K · Welbeck Way, W1G · West One Shopping Centre, W1C · Wigmore Place, W1U · Wigmore Street, W1U · Woodstock Street, W1C ·

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Cruchley's New Plan of London Shewing all the new and intended improvements to the Present Time. - Cruchley's Superior Map of London, with references to upwards of 500 Streets, Squares, Public Places & C. improved to 1848: with a compendium of all Place of Public Amusements also shewing the Railways & Stations.
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Cary's New And Accurate Plan of London and Westminster (1818) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cary's map provides a detailed view of London. With print date of 1 January 1818, Cary's map has 27 panels arranged in 3 rows of 9 panels, each measuring approximately 6 1/2 by 10 5/8 inches. The complete map measures 32 1/8 by 59 1/2 inches. Digitising this map has involved aligning the panels into one contiguous map.
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John Rocque Map of London (1762) FREE DOWNLOAD
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 covers central London at a reduced level of detail compared with his 1745-6 map.
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London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
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