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Tottenham are the latest side facing the unenviable task of attempting to inflict a first Premier League defeat of the season on high-flying Manchester City.

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’I don’t stand near the edge of a Tube platform’
Chuka Umunna says he avoids standing near the edge of London Underground platforms because of worries for his safety.

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Jurors hear a woman allegedly raped by an MP’s aide gave the story to the Sun and the Mail.

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Mauricio Pochettino fires a warning to Tottenham's rivals ahead of the festive fixtures
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Churchill’s tailor to make Gary Oldman’s suit for biopic
The tailor Henry Poole & Co. made a suit for a young Churchill in 1906.

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Karl Robinson to punish Charlton players for Christmas party social media posts
Charlton players will be disciplined by boss Karl Robinson after they posted images of their Christmas party on social media hours after the defeat by Portsmouth.

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Waterloo station delays: South Western Railway commuters warned of fresh bout of delays on Tuesday morning
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Europa League draw: Arsenal draw FK Ostersunds, Celtic face Zenit St Petersburg
Celtic draw Zenit St Petersburg in the last 32 of the Europa League while Arsenal will face Swedish club FK Ostersunds.

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Barbican

The Barbican is a residential estate built during the 1960s and the 1970s in the City of London.

During World War II, the City suffered serious damage and loss of life. The Cripplegate ward was virtually demolished and by 1951 the resident population of the City stood at 5,324 of whom 48 lived in Cripplegate. Discussions began in 1952 about the future of the site, and the decision to build new residential properties was taken by the Court of Common Council on 19 September 1957.

The estate was built between 1965 and 1976, on a 35-acre site that had been bombed in World War II. The complex was designed by architects Chamberlin, Powell and Bon, whose first work was the ground-breaking Golden Lane Estate immediately north of the Barbican. The estate of 40 acres was officially opened in 1969 and is now home to around 4000 people living in 2014 flats. The flats reflect the widespread use in Britain in the 1960s and 1970s of concrete as the visible face of the building.

It contains, or is adjacent to, the Barbican Arts Centre, the Museum of London, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, the Barbican public library and the City of London School for Girls, forming the Barbican Complex. The complex is a prominent example of British brutalist architecture and is Grade II listed as a whole with the exception of the former Milton Court. Milton Court once contained a fire station, medical facilities and some flats and was demolished to allow the construction of a new apartment complex which also contains additional facilities for the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

The residential estate consists of 13 terrace blocks, grouped around a lake and green squares. The main buildings rise up to seven floors above a podium level, which links all the facilities in the Barbican, providing a pedestrian route above street level. Some maisonettes are built into the podium structure. There is no vehicular access within the estate, but there are some car parks at the periphery of the estate. Public car parks are located within the Barbican Centre.

What is now Barbican station was opened by the Metropolitan Railway in December 1865 when they extended their original route between Paddington and Farringdon.

The station was first called Aldersgate Street, this being the name of the street on which it stands. This changed to Aldersgate on 1 November 1910, then to Aldersgate and Barbican in 1923, and to the present name from 1 December 1968.

The station replaced an earlier building at 134 Aldersgate Street, which for many years had a sign claiming 'This was Shakespeare's House'. Although the building was very close to the nearby Fortune Playhouse, there is no documentary evidence that Shakespeare lived here; a subsidy roll from 1598 shows a William Shakespeare as owner of the property, but there is nothing to indicate that it is the playwright.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Barbican:   The Barbican is a residential estate built during the 1960s and the 1970s in the City of London.
Moorgate:   Moorgate was a postern in the London Wall originally built by the Romans.
Old Street:   Old Street Roundabout is sometimes known as St Agnes Well after the shopping centre beneath it, while the area surrounding the roundabout is often colloquially known as Silicon Roundabout, owing to the prominence of British web-based companies there.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Andrewes Highwalk, EC2Y · Andrewes House, EC2Y · Baches Street, N1 · Baldwin Street, EC1V · Banner Street, EC1Y · Barbican Centre Silk Street, EC2Y · Barbican Highwalks, EC2Y · Barbican, EC2Y · Bastion Highwalk, EC2Y · Bath Street, EC1V · Bonhill Street, EC2A · Braithwaite House, EC1Y · Brandon Mews, EC2Y · Brunswick Place, EC1V · Brunswick Place, N1 · Bunhill Fields, EC1Y · Bunhill Row, EC1Y · Carthusian Street, EC1A · Carthusian Street, EC1M · Chequer Street, EC1Y · Cherry Tree Walk, EC1Y · Chiswell Street, EC1Y · Chiswell Street, EC2A · City North, N4 · City Road, EC1Y · Corsham Street, N1 · Cowper Street, EC2A · Cranwood Street, EC1V · Cripplegate Street, EC1Y · Dominion Street, EC2M · Dufferin Avenue, EC1Y · Dufferin Street, EC1Y · Eldon Street, EC2M · Epworth Street, EC1Y · Epworth Street, EC2A · Errol Street, EC1Y · Featherstone Street, EC1Y · Finsbury Avenue, EC2M · Finsbury Circus, EC2M · Finsbury Pavement, EC1Y · Finsbury Pavement, EC2A · Finsbury Square Car Park, EC2A · Finsbury Square, EC2A · Finsbury Street, EC2Y · Fore Street Avenue, EC2Y · Fortune Street, EC1Y · Galway Street, EC1V · Gambier House, EC1V · Garrett Street, EC1Y · Gilbert Bridge, EC2Y · Gilbert House, EC2Y · Godfrey House St Lukes Estate, EC1V · Golden Lane, EC2Y · Helmet Row, EC1V · Ironmonger Row, EC1V · Ironmongers Hall Shaftesbury Place, EC2Y · Lackington Street, EC2A · Lambs Passage, EC1Y · Lizard Street, EC1V · Mallow Street, EC1Y · Martha’s Buildings, EC1V · Milton Court, EC2Y · Milton Street, EC2Y · Monkwell Square, EC2Y · Moorfields Highwalk, EC2Y · Moorfields, EC2Y · Moorgate Hall, EC2M · Moorgate, EC2M · Mora Street, EC1V · New Union Street, EC2Y · Old Street Promenade of Light, EC1V · Old Street Roundabout, EC1Y · Old Street, EC1V · Old Street, EC1Y · Old Street, EC2A · Oliver’s Yard, EC2A · Olivers Yard, EC1Y · One Ropemaker Street, EC2Y · Peerless Street, EC1V · Quaker Court, EC1Y · Radnor Street, EC1V · Ropemaker Street, EC2Y · Roscoe Street, EC1Y · Saint Alphage Highwalk, EC2Y · Saint Giles? Terrace, EC2Y · Seddon Highwalk, EC2Y · Silk Street, EC2Y · Singer Street, EC1V · South Place, EC2M · St Agnes Well, EC1Y · St Alphage Highwalk, EC2Y · St Giles Church St Giles Churchyard, EC2Y · St. Agnes Well, EC1Y · St. Agnes Well, EC2A · Tabernacle Street, EC2A · The Barbican Centre, EC2Y · The Postern, EC2Y · The Sutton Estate, N1 · Thomas More Highwalk, EC2Y · Tilney Court, EC1V · Vince Street, EC1V · Wallside, EC2Y · Warwick Yard, EC1Y · White Lyon Court, EC2Y · Whitecross Street, EC1Y · Willoughby Highwalk, EC2Y · Wilson Street, EC2M ·


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