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Mick Jagger rocks the stage for high-octane Rolling Stones performance


The legendary front man, 74, proved there’s no slowing him or his Rolling Stones band mates down as they rocked London’s Twickenham Stadium for the final night of their UK tour on Tuesday


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Beyonce and Jay-Z take the stage during Amsterdam leg of their tour


Beyonce and Jay-Z continued to show off their star power as they took to the stage at the Amsterdam Arena, Netherlands while continuing their On The Run II Tour on Tuesday.


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Glamour model reveals how ISIS recruiter brainwashed her on Facebook


Glamour model Kimberley Miners, 29, from London, claims she was groomed and indoctrinated online by IS recruiter Naweed Hussain and almost ended up in Syria as his wife.


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Have your say on our new transport strategy
Join us on 4 July as we discuss Camden’s key transport challenges and how to address them

The Mayor of London has published his new transport strategy which aims to transform London’s streets, improve public transport and create opportunities for new homes and jobs. We have our own strategy that aligns with the Mayor’s vision and addresses key local challenges. We created our first borough strategy in 2011. Since then Camden, along with the rest of London, has changed significantly. We’re therefore updating our own Camden Transport Strategy (CTS) as part of the Local Implementation Plan (LIP), which all boroughs are statutorily required to produce and submit to Transport for London to demonstrate how they will help deliver the Mayor’s strategy locally alongside th

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EU leaders are set to tell the Government to "pull yourselves together" and are ready to warn businesses to prepare for Britain crashing out of the bloc with no deal.

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This morning update will help you make the best start to your day

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Driver cut out of car after rush hour crash in Catford
A driver had to be cut out of their car after a morning rush hour crash in Catford.

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World Cup 2018 LIVE: Goals, highlights and schedule plus Colombia vs Japan build-up
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Cate Blanchett and Orlando Bloom arrive at Late Late Show in London


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Courier is confronted by a machete-wielding thug in West London


Courier Omar, 22, was working in Shepherd’s Bush, West London, when he spotted two moped thugs using an angle grinder to steal an expensive bike.


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Dramatic moment ’ISIS-supporting’ Uber driver ’attacked police


Dramatic footage shows Mohiussunnath Chowdhury’s driving his Toyota Prius through a coned-off area outside the Buckingham Palace before he allegedly attacked officers.


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Serpentine, LondonMore rock festival stage than political statement, Christo’s giant oil barrel sculpture on Hyde Park’s Serpentine leaves our critic wondering what the fish all thinkIt sits out on the lake, bigly. Constructed from 7,506 standard oil drums, the London Mastaba interrupts the view. More than that, it is the view. It is unmissable. Floating on London’s Serpentine, and tethered to the lake’s shallow bottom, Christo’s first major London project is an alien presence, its sides rising at 60-degree angles from the placid waters. The end walls drop sheer. A geometric presence, a blockage, a giant toy, a feat of engineering, it is a sculpture. It is a thing. The birds look unconcerned by the 83-year-old’s creation. Fish, often attracted to underwater structures, doubtless swim and lurk underneath. The sc

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REVIEW: The Prince of Wales in Barnet is cosy, fun and relaxing

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A JustGiving page has been set up to fund a new mural in Lee that will be similar to the ones at Hither Green and Brockley stations.


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Belgium 3 Panama 0: Romelu Lukaku double downs World Cup debutants in Group G opener
Belgium overcame a slow start to beat World Cup debutants Panama and lay down a marker ahead of England’s first game.

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VIEW THE SOMERS TOWN AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE SOMERS TOWN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE SOMERS TOWN AREA IN THE 1860s
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Somers Town

Somers Town is a district close to three main line rail termini - Euston, St Pancras and King’s Cross.

Historically, the name Somers Town was used for the larger triangular area between the Pancras, Hampstead, and Euston Roads, but it is now taken to mean the rough rectangle bounded by Pancras Road, Euston Road and Eversholt Street.

Somers Town was named after Charles Cocks, 1st Baron Somers (1725–1806). The area was originally granted by William III to John Somers (1651–1716), Lord Chancellor and Baron Somers of Evesham.

In the mid 1750s the New Road was established to bypass the congestion of London; Somers Town lay immediately north of this east-west toll road. In 1784, the first housing was built at the Polygon amid fields, brick works and market gardens on the northern fringes of London. The site of the Polygon is now occupied by a block of council flats called Oakshott Court.

The Polygon deteriorated socially as the surrounding land was subsequently sold off in smaller lots for cheaper housing, especially after the start of construction in the 1830s of the railway lines into Euston, St Pancras and King’s Cross. In this period the area housed a large transient population of labourers and the population density of the area soared. By the late 19th century most of the houses were in multiple occupation, and overcrowding was severe with whole families sometimes living in one room, as confirmed by the social surveys of Charles Booth and Irene Barclay.

When St Luke’s Church, near King’s Cross, was demolished to make way for the construction of the Midland Railway St Pancras Station and its Midland Grand Hotel, the estimated twelve thousand inhabitants of Somers Town at that time were deprived of that place of worship, as the church building was re-erected in Kentish Town. In 1868 the lace merchant and philanthropist George Moore funded a new church, known as Christ Church, and an associated school in Chalton Street with an entrance in Ossulston Street. The school accommodated about six hundred children. Christ Church and the adjacent school were destroyed in a World War II bombing raid and no trace remains today, the site being occupied by a children’s play area and sports court.

Improvement of the slum housing conditions, amongst the worst in the capital, was first undertaken by St Pancras Council in 1906 at Goldington Buildings, at the junction of Pancras Road and Royal College Street, and continued on a larger scale by the St Pancras House Improvement Society (subsequently the St Pancras & Humanist Housing Association, the present owner of Goldington Buildings) which was established in 1924. Further social housing was built by the London County Council, which began construction of the Ossulston Estate in 1927. There remains a small number of older Grade 2 listed properties, mostly Georgian terraced houses.

During the early 1970s the neighbourhood comprising GLC-owned housing in Charrington, Penryn, Platt and Medburn Streets was a centre for the squatting movement.

In the 1980s, some council tenants took advantage of the ’right to buy’ scheme and bought their homes at a substantial discount. Later they moved away from the area. The consequence was an influx of young semi-professional people, resulting in a changing population.

Major construction work along the eastern side of Somers Town was completed in 2008, to allow for the Eurostar trains to arrive at the refurbished St Pancras Station. This involved the excavation of part of the St Pancras Old Churchyard, the human remains being re-interred at St Pancras and Islington Cemetery in East Finchley.

Land at Brill Place, previously earmarked for later phases of the British Library development, became available when the library expansion was cancelled and was used as site offices for the HS1 terminal development and partly to allow for excavation of a tunnel for the new Thameslink station. It was then acquired as the site for the Francis Crick Institute (formerly the UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation), a major medical research institute.


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Camden Primary Pupil Referral Unit:   Pupil referral unit which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Capital City College Group:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 99.
Edith Neville Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Euston:   London Euston is the southern terminus of the West Coast Main Line - serving Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow.
Maria Fidelis Roman Catholic Convent School FCJ:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Mornington Crescent:   Mornington Crescent is a London Underground station in Camden Town, named after the nearby street.
Netley Primary School & Centre for Autism:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Ossulston Estate:   The Ossulston Estate is a multi-storey council estate built by the London County Council in Somers Town between 1927 and 1931.
Regent High School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Regents Park Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Richard Cobden Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Somers Town:   Somers Town is a district close to three main line rail termini - Euston, St Pancras and King’s Cross.
St Aloysius Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Mary and St Pancras Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Working Men’s College:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Aldenham Street, NW1 · Ampere Way, CR0 · Augustus House, NW1 · Augustus Street, NW1 · Barnby Street, NW1 · Barnby Street, NW1W · Bayham Place, NW1 · Baynham Place, NW1 · Beatty Street, NW1 · Bridgeway Street, NW1 · Cardington Street, NW1 · Chalton Street, NW1 · Charrington Street, NW1 · Christopher Place, NW1 · Church Way, NW1 · Churchway, NW1 · Clarkson Row, NW1 · Cobourg Street, NW1 · Cranleigh Street, NW1 · Crowndale Court, NW1 · Crowndale Road, NW1 · Doric Way, NW1 · Drummond Crescent, NW1 · Drummond Street, NW1 · Euston Road, NW1 · Euston Road, WC1H · Euston Street, NW1 · Eversholt Street, NW1 · Everton Buildings, NW1 · Foundry Mews, NW1 · George Mews, NW1 · Godwin Court, NW1 · Goldington Crescent, NW1 · Granby Terrace, NW1 · Hampden Close, NW1 · Hampstead Road, NW1 · Harrington Square, NW1 · Harrington Street, NW1 · Kings Terrace, NW1 · Lancing Street, NW1 · Lidlington Place, NW1 · Mayford, NW1 · Medburn Street, NW1 · Melton Street, NW1 · Miller Street, NW1 · Mornington Crescent, NW1 · Mornington Cresent, NW1 · Netley Street, NW1 · North Gower Street, NW1 · Oakley Square, NW1 · Oakshott Court, NW1 · Ossulston Street, NW1 · Penryn Street, NW1 · Phoenix Road, NW1 · Polygon Road, NW1 · Prince Of Wales Passage, NW1 · Prince Regent Mews, NW1 · Purchese Street, NW1 · Robert Street, NW1 · Stanhope Parade, NW1 · Stanhope Street, NW1 · Starcross Street, NW1 · Stephenson Way, NW1 · The Polygon · Unity Mews, NW1 · Varndell Street, NW1 · Werrington Street, NW1 · William Road, NW1 ·

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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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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 from 1921.
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
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