Balfe Street, N1

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Balfe Street is one of the streets of London in the N1 postal area.



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Added: 16 Jun 2018 17:43 GMT   
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Post by Rose: Freeling Street, N1

I lived at 39 Freeling Street 1922 - 1937

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Heathrow’s closest neighbour has no problem living next door


Harri Patel, 63, became Heathrow Airport’s closest neighbour 23 years ago. He lives at an end-of-terrace house just 300 yards from Heathrow’s Terminal Four.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5853309/Heathrows-closest-neighbour-no-problem-living-door-Europes-busiest-airport.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Zombie blades will be banned under knife crime crackdown


The crackdown, announced today by new Home Secretary Sajid Javid, comes after months of bloody carnage on Britain’s streets.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5853757/Zombie-blades-BANNED-knife-crime-crackdown.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Epileptic boy Billy Caldwell, 12, 'fighting for life' after medicinal cannabis oil confiscated at Heathrow
An epileptic boy whose medicinal cannabis oil was confiscated at Heathrow is in a life-threatening condition, his mother has said.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/epileptic-boy-12-who-had-medicinal-cannabis-oil-confiscated-at-heathrow-in-life-threatening-a3864501.html

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Sunshine could protect you against bowel cancer
Getting out and about in the sun could protect you against bowel cancer, a new study found.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16293115.Sunshine_could_protect_you_against_bowel_cancer/?ref=rss

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Eagle Court, EC1M
Eagle Court is a courtyard situated off of Benjamin Street.

http://www.theundergroundmap.com/article.html?id=17070

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World Cup 2018 LIVE: Latest news and updates - Germany vs Mexico, Brazil vs Switzerland, Costa Rica 0-1 Serbia and England vs Tunisia build-up
Welcome to the Evening Standard’s LIVE news blog of the World Cup 2018 in Russia.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/world-cup-2018-live-latest-news-and-updates-from-costa-rica-vs-servia-germany-vs-mexico-and-england-a3864851.html

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Andy Murray to play Fever-Tree Championships at Queen’s Club
Andy Murray will make his competitive return from hip surgery in the Fever-Tree Championships at Queen’s next week.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/44506760

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Home Secretary Sajid Javid reveals moped mugging
Sajid Javid says moped thieves snatched his phone outside Euston station in north London.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-44510120

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Thousands of council tenants could get water payouts
Up to 460,000 council and housing association tenants could get cash back from their water bills.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43386900

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Billy Caldwell ’could die’ unless given cannabis oil, says mum
The Home Office says it is in touch with Billy’s medical team and "will consider its options".

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-44504142

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Lewisham East by-election result: Who is Labour's Janet Daby?
Labour’s Janet Daby has been named as Lewisham East’s new MP.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/lewisham-east-byelection-result-who-is-labours-janet-daby-a3863866.html

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New Lewisham East MP Janet Daby pledges to ’oppose hard Brexit’ as Labour win by-election

Lewisham East’s new MP Janet Daby vowed to oppose "hard Brexit" after winning yesterday’s (June 14)by-election.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16292773.New_Lewisham_East_MP_Janet_Daby_pledges_to__oppose_hard_Brexit__as_Labour_win_by-election/?ref=rss

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Owner of popular Beckenham café explains why it is being forced to close

A popular café in Beckenham is shutting up shop after a rollercoaster few months.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16293261.Owner_of_popular_Beckenham_caf___explains_why_it_is_being_forced_to_close/?ref=rss

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Michelin-starred chef sacked from Dubai hotel for tweet about Islam


Michelin-starred chef sacked from Dubai hotel for tweet about Islam


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5844957/Michelin-starred-chef-sacked-Dubai-hotel-tweet-Islam.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Helena Bonham Carter gushes about female-led Ocean’s 8


Helena Bonham Carter, 52, proved thrilled at news that female-led Ocean’s 8 beat out all the male-led competitors to bag the top spot at the box office.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-5844429/Helena-Bonham-Carter-gushes-female-led-Oceans-8-beating-male-equivalent-box-office.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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VIEW THE KING'S CROSS AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE KING'S CROSS AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE KING'S CROSS AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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VIEW THE KING'S CROSS AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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VIEW THE KING'S CROSS AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

 
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LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Argyle Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Blessed Sacrament RC Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Copenhagen Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Kate Greenaway Nursery School and Children’s Centre:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 5.
King's Cross St Pancras:   King's Cross St Pancras is the biggest interchange station on the London Underground, serving six lines on four pairs of tracks as well as two National Rail stations.
St Pancras:   St Pancras railway station, celebrated for its architecture, is built on the site of the St Pancras suburb of London.
Winton Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
The 'Royal Blue' horse omnibus outside 5 Euston Road (1912):   The bus carries route information and an advert for Selfridge's. The shops behind, including Boots the Chemist, Stewart & Wright's Cocoa Rooms and the Northumberland Hotel, are covered in advertisements.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Acton Street, WC1X · Albion Yard, E1 · Albion Yard, N1 · All Saints Street, N1 · Argyle Square, WC1H · Argyle Street, WC1H · Argyle Walk, WC1H · Balfe Street, N1 · Belgrove Street, WC1H · Bidborough Street, WC1H · Birkenhead Street, WC1H · Boadicea Street, N1 · Bridge Wharf, N1 · Britannia Street, WC1X · Brooke Street, WC1X · Caledonia Street, N1 · Caledonian Road, N1 · Calshot Street, N1 · Collier Street, N1 · Crestfield Street, NW1 · Crestfield Street, WC1H · Crinan Street, N1 · Derby Lodge, WC1X · Edward Square, N1 · Euston Road, N1 · Field Street, WC1X · Frederick Street, WC1X · Gatti’s Wharf, N1 · Goods Way, N1C · Handyside Street, N1 · Handyside Street, N1C · Hastings Street, WC1H · Keystone Crescent, N1 · Killick Street, N1 · King’s Boulevard, N1C · King’s Cross Square, N1C · King’s Cross Station Concourse, WC1 · Kings Cross Bridge, N1 · Leeke Street, WC1X · Lorenzo Street, N1 · Lorenzo Street, WC1X · Midhope Street, WC1H · New Wharf Road, N1 · Northdown Street, N1 · Orkney House, N1 · Pancras Road, N1C · Pancras Square, N1C · Penton Rise, WC1X · Pentonville Road, WC1X · Prince’s Yard, N1 · Railway Street, N1 · Regent’s Canal towpath, N1 · Regents Wharf, N1 · Southern Street, N1 · Spitfire Studios, N1 · St Chads Place, WC1X · St Chads Street, WC1H · St. Chad’s Street, WC1X · Stable Street, N1C · Swinton Street, WC1X · Tankerton Street, WC1H · Terrett’s Place, N1 · Tiber Gardens, N1 · Tonbridge Street, WC1H · Treaty Street, N1 · Weston Rise, N1 · Weston Rise, WC1X · Wharfdale Road, N1 · Whidborne Street, WC1H · Wicklow Street, WC1X · Wynford Road, N1 · York Road Curve, N1 · York Way, N1 · York Way, N1C ·

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

Cruchley's New Plan of London (1848) FREE DOWNLOAD
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.
John Cary

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.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
Chapman and Hall, London

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1836) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Insets: A view of the Tower from London Bridge -- A view of London from Copenhagen Fields. Includes views of facades of 25 structures "A comparison of the principal buildings of London."
Chapman and Hall, London

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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