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Star Wars superfans turn out for midnight screenings of The Last Jedi
Hundreds of Star Wars superfans descended on the Leicester Square Odeon on Wednesday night for the first screening of new film The Last Jedi.

https://www.standard.co.uk/home/standard-showbiz/star-wars-superfans-turn-out-for-midnight-screenings-of-the-last-jedi-a3719106.html
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Ashes of twins who died at birth are stolen in west London burglary
Police call on thieves who broke into home in Richmond to return box, as officers in Belfast report similar incidentA box containing the ashes of twins who died at birth has been stolen during a burglary in west London.Police are appealing for help to catch the thieves who broke into the house in Richmond on Monday. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/dec/13/richmond-burglars-steal-ashes-of-twins-who-died-at-birth
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Tulse Hill hit-and-run: police say two drivers have been identified
Tulse Hill hit-and-run: police say two drivers have been identified

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Waterloo station delays: Circuit failure sparks third day of travel woe for train commuters
Commuters faced a third consecutive day of delays at London Waterloo as a circuit failure caused fresh misery.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/waterloo-station-delays-commuters-face-third-day-of-mayhem-as-circuit-failure-sparks-fresh-a3718181.html
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Investigation ordered into ’misleading’ festive tickets
Customers have been sold tickets for trains that will not run or will be disrupted, a watchdog says.

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’Our playground’: London cyclists find utopia in Regent’s Park
’Our playground’: London cyclists find utopia in Regent’s Park

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/bike-blog/2017/dec/12/our-playground-regents-park-is-londons-cycling-utopia
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Arsene Wenger tells Olivier Giroud he doesn't need to quit Arsenal to play at World Cup
Arsene Wenger has insisted Olivier Giroud does not need to leave Arsenal in January to fulfil his World Cup dream.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/arsene-wenger-tells-olivier-giroud-he-doesnt-need-to-quit-arsenal-to-play-at-world-cup-a3717566.html
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Waterloo station: Trains back to normal for rush hour after commuters faced major disruption
Trains to and from London Waterloo have returned to normal after a trackside fire caused major delays.

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Labour’s Margaret Hodge tells MPs she is sorry for breaching rules about Parliamentary resources.
Labour’s Margaret Hodge tells MPs she is sorry for breaching rules about Parliamentary resources.

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NHS managers in England back Kerslake’s underfunding claim
As King’s College hospital trust is put into special measures, NHS Confederation urges government to give service more fundingNHS managers have backed the claim by Bob Kerslake, the outgoing chairman of King’s College hospital, that the health service is being denied the money it needs to meet the rising demand for healthcare.The NHS Confederation, which represents 85% of the NHS’s 240 trusts in England, urged the government to ditch its policy of giving the service small increases and instead realise that it deserved a greater share of national income. Related: I’m quitting as a hospital boss: dire NHS funding problems give me no choice | Bob Kerslake Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/dec/11/nhs-managers-england-back-kerslake-underfunding-claim
VIEW THE KENTISH TOWN AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE KENTISH TOWN AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE KENTISH TOWN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE KENTISH TOWN AREA IN THE 1860s
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Kentish Town

Kentish Town station is a London Underground and National Rail station in the London Borough of Camden in Travelcard Zone 2.

Kentish Town is first recorded during the reign of King John (1208) as Kentisston. By 1456 Kentish Town was recognised as a thriving hamlet, and in this period a chapel of ease is recorded as being built for the inhabitants.

The early 19th century brought a lot of modernisation, causing a lot of the area's rural charm, the River Fleet and the 18th century buildings to vanish.

Large amounts of land were purchased to build the first railway through the area, which can still be seen today. Kentish Town was a prime site for development as the Kentish Town Road was the main route for the growing city of London to the South.

1877 saw the beginning of mission work in the area as it was, by then, poor. The mission first held their services outside but as their funding increased they built a mission house, chapel, and vicarage.

In 1912 the Church of St Silas the Martyr was finally erected and consecrated, and by December of that year it became a parish in its own right.

Kentish Town was to see further modernisation in the post-World War II period. This means that there are few signs of 19th century influence left in the area.

Today Kentish Town is a busy shopping and business area. It offers libraries, gyms and other entertainments to visitors and its community.

The station was opened by the Midland Railway in 1868 on the extension to its new London terminal at St Pancras.

The separate London Underground station was opened on 22 June 1907 by the Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway (CCE&HR), a precursor of the Northern line. The station was designed by Leslie Green with the ox-blood red glazed terracotta facade and the semi-circular windows at first floor level common to most of the original stations on the CCE&HR and its two associated railways, the Baker Street & Waterloo Railway and Great Northern Piccadilly & Brompton Railway which opened the previous year.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Benevolent Institution for the Relief of Aged and Infirm Tailors:   The Benevolent Institution for the Relief of Aged and Infirm Journeymen was founded on 10 February 1837.
Chalk Farm:   Chalk Farm has nothing to do with chalk at all. Though there once was a farm...
Haverstock School:   Haverstock School (formerly Haverstock Comprehensive School), is a comprehensive school for students aged 11 to 18.
Kentish Town:   Kentish Town station is a London Underground and National Rail station in the London Borough of Camden in Travelcard Zone 2.
Queen’s Crescent Market:   Queen’s Crescent Market is one of London’s oldest street markets, and is still held every Thursday and Saturday.
St Dominic’s Priory:   St Dominic’s Priory Church (formally named "Our Lady of the Rosary and St Dominic") is one of the largest Roman Catholic churches in London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Allcroft Road, NW5 · Alma Street, NW5 · Anglers Lane, NW5 · Apollo Studios, NW5 · Arctic Street, NW5 · Ascham Street, NW5 · Ashdown Crescent, NW5 · Ashdown Cresent, NW5 · Athlone Street, NW5 · Azania Mews, NW5 · Baptist Gardens, NW5 · Barn Close, NW5 · Barrington Close, NW5 · Bartholomew Road, NW1 · Bartholomew Road, NW5 · Bartholomew Villas, NW5 · Bartholomew, NW5 · Bassett Street, NW5 · Belmont Street, NW1 · Castle Mews, NW5 · Cathcart Hill, NW5 · Cathcart Street, NW5 · Caversham Road, NW5 · Chalk Farm Parade, NW3 · Charlton Kings Road, NW5 · Chaston Place, NW5 · Collard Place, NW1 · Countess Road, NW5 · Cressfield Close, NW5 · Crogsland Road, NW1 · Dalby Street, NW5 · Dowdney Close, NW5 · Dunollie Place, NW5 · Elton Place, N16 · Eton College Road, NW3 · Eton Hall, NW3 · Falkland Road, NW5 · Fortess Road, NW5 · Fortress Road, NW5 · Frideswide Place, NW5 · Gaisford Street, NW5 · Gilden Crescent, NW5 · Grafton Road, NW5 · Grafton Terrace, NW5 · Grafton Yard, NW5 · Hampshire Street, NW5 · Hargrave Place, N7 · Hargrave Place, NW5 · Harmood Street, NW1 · Haverstock Road, NW5 · Hemingway Close, NW5 · Herbert Street, NW5 · Holmes Road, NW5 · Inkerman Road, NW5 · Islip Street, NW5 · Kelly Street, NW1 · Kent House, NW1 · Kentish Town Road, NW5 · Kiln Place, NW5 · Lady Margaret Road, NW5 · Lawford Road, NW5 · Leighton Crescent, NW5 · Leighton Cresent, NW5 · Leighton Grove, NW5 · Leighton Place, NW5 · Leighton Road, NW5 · Leverton Street, NW5 · Lismore Circus, NW5 · Long Meadow, NW5 · Lupton Street, NW5 · Maitland Park Road, NW3 · Malden Crescent, NW1 · Malden Place, NW5 · Malden Road, NW5 · Marsden Street, NW5 · Mead Close, NW1 · Meru Close, NW5 · Modbury Gardens, NW5 · Montpelier Grove, NW5 · Northpoint Square, NW5 · Oak Village, NW5 · Oseney Crescent, NW5 · Ospringe Road, NW5 · Pandian Way, NW5 · Patshull Place, NW5 · Patshull Road, NW5 · Peckwater Street, NW5 · Powlett Place, NW1 · Prince of Wales Road, NW1 · Prince of Wales Road, NW3 · Prince Of Wales Road, NW5 · Quadrant Grove, NW5 · Queen’s Crescent, NW5 · Queens Crescent, NW5 · Raglan Street, NW5 · Railey Mews, NW5 · Raveley Street, NW5 · Regis Road, NW5 · Rhyl Street, NW5 · Sandall Road, NW5 · Southampton Road, NW5 · Spring Place, KT11 · Spring Place, NW5 · Talacre Road, NW5 · Thurlow Terrace, NW5 · Torriano Avenue, NW5 · Torriano Cottages, NW5 · Torriano Mews, NW5 · Truro Street, NW1 · Vicars Road, NW5 · Warden Road, NW5 · Weedington Road, NW5 · Wellesley Road, NW5 · Wilkin St Mews, NW5 · Wilkin Street Mews, NW5 · Wilkin Street, NW5 · Willes Road, NW5 · Willingham Terrace, NW5 · Wolsey Mews, NW5 · Woodyard Close, NW5 · York Mews, NW5 ·


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John Rocque Map of Hampstead (1762).
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 of Hampstead covers an area stretching from the edge in the northwest of present-day Dollis Hill to Islington in the southeast.
John Rocque, The Strand, 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.
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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.
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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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