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I grew up in bessborough place at the back of our house and Grosvenor road and bessborough gardens was a fantastic playground called trinity mews it had a paddling pool sandpit football area and various things to climb on, such as a train , slide also as Wendy house. There were plants surrounding this wonderful play area, two playground attendants ,also a shelter for when it rained. The children were constantly told off by the playground keepers for touching the plants or kicking the ball out of the permitted area, there was hopscotch as well, all these play items were brick apart from the slide. Pollock was the centre of my universe and I felt sorry and still do for anyone not being born there. To this day I miss it and constantly look for images of the streets around there, my sister and me often go back to take a clumped of our beloved L

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Orlando Bloom had ’the biggest crush’ on Cate Blanchett after LOTR


The Brit actor, 41, admitted to having a huge crush on his fellow co-star, 49, during their appearance together on the Late Late Show with James Cordon in London on Monday.


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Old car showroom in Anerley could be demolished and replaced with flats

A vacant site in Anerley could be turned into a four-storey block of flats.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16297895.Old_car_showroom_in_Anerley_could_be_demolished_and_replaced_with_flats/?ref=rss

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Residents urged to have a say over which Richmond community projects win cash boost
Residents across Richmond are being encouraged to show their support for community projects across the area.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16299337.Residents_urged_to_have_a_say_over_which_Richmond_community_projects_win_cash_boost/?ref=rss

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Grenfell inquiry: Work on exposed pipes had not started before blaze


A gas pipe installed in the west London tower in 2016 remained exposed and ran through the supposedly protected stairwell area, the inquiry into the disaster heard.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5856349/Grenfell-Tower-wrong-pipes-firefighters-use-flames-floor.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Man jailed for stabbing murder at birthday party
A man has been found guilty of murdering a 21-year-old from Mitcham at a birthday party in 2017.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16298566.Man_jailed_for_stabbing_murder_at_birthday_party/?ref=rss

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Belgium vs Panama: World Cup 2018 prediction, betting tips, odds, kick-off time, team news and line-ups, what TV channel, live stream online, head to head
Belgium vs Panama | World Cup 2018, Group G | Monday, June 18 | Fisht Olympic Stadium

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/belgium-vs-panama-world-cup-2018-prediction-tv-live-stream-online-betting-tips-odds-time-lineups-a3865071.html

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Dynamo looks happy and healthy as he steps out in London


Dynamo looks happy and healthy as he steps out in London


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Andrew Lloyd Webber leads tributes to ’phenomenal’ Woolwich-born musician who has died
Andrew Lloyd Webber leads tributes to ’phenomenal’ Woolwich-born musician who has died

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16294366.Andrew_Lloyd_Webber_leads_tributes_to__phenomenal__Woolwich-born_musician_who_has_died/?ref=rss

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Police hunt man who sexually assaulted schoolgirl on Greenwich bus
Police are on the hunt for the man who sexually assaulted a schoolgirl on a bus in Greenwich.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16296169.Police_hunt_man_who_sexually_assaulted_schoolgirl_on_Greenwich_bus/?ref=rss

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Granit Xhaka: Arsenal midfielder signs new long-term deal
Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has signed a new long-term contract with the club.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44502464

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Morning update: There for you every morning

Wednesday’s child is full of woe. Thursday’s child has far to go. Friday’s child is filled with unrelenting optimism for the weekend in sight but must first take heed to important traffic and travel updates.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16292762.Morning_update__There_for_you_every_morning/?ref=rss

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Woman pushing daughter in buggy is latest victim of ’mugger who targets young mums’
A mum pushing her two-year-old daughter in a buggy has become the latest victim of a violent mugger who targets young mums.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16292975.Woman_pushing_daughter_in_buggy_is_latest_victim_of___39_mugger_who_targets_young_mums__39_/?ref=rss

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Grenfell anniversary LIVE: London marks a year since the devastating fire which killed 72


A year after the horrendous blaze that killed 72 people, Grenfell Tower has been illuminated to mark the first anniversary of the disaster.


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’Have you ever dabbed with Paul Pogba’ - Jose Mourinho pays visit to Wimbledon school

A group of Wimbledon students got the shock of their lives recently when Jose Mourinho popped by for a visit.


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Police appeal to trace missing man from Sidcup
An appeal has been issued to find a man who has been missing since Tuesday.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16290868.Police_appeal_to_trace_missing_man_from_Sidcup/?ref=rss

VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK 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 ST. JAMES'S PARK 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 ST. JAMES'S PARK 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 ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1900s
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St. James's Park

St James's Park station is not only a station but London Underground HQ - otherwise known as 55 Broadway.

The station was opened on 24 December 1868 by the Metropolitan District Railway (MDR, now the District Line) when the company opened the first section of its line between South Kensington and Westminster stations. The MDR connected to the Metropolitan Railway (MR, later the Metropolitan Line) at South Kensington and, although the two companies were rivals, each company operated its trains over the other's tracks in a joint service known as the Inner Circle.

The station has been reconstructed twice. In the first decade of the 20th century the original MDR station was reconstructed in conjunction with the building of Electric Railway House a headquarters building for the MDR's owners the London Electric Railway. The station was then rebuilt again between 1927 and 1929 as part of the construction of 55 Broadway the company's new headquarters building designed by Charles Holden and featuring statues and carved stone panels including ones by Sir Jacob Epstein, Eric Gill, and Henry Moore.

The platforms feature the green, blue, black and white tiling scheme first used for the reconstruction and extension to Morden of the City & South London Railway (now the Northern Line) also designed by Holden and opened between 1924 and 1926.

Together with 55 Broadway, the station is now a Grade I listed building.

Over time, the station name has been spelled differently, illustrating changing practice in punctuation. Tube maps up to the early 1930s show the name as St. James' Park. From Harry Beck's first map in 1933 until the early 1950s the name was shown as St. James Park. Since the 1950s it has had the current name.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Burdett-Coutts and Townshend Foundation CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Harris Westminster Sixth Form:   Free schools 16 to 19 (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 19.
St James's Park:   Every year millions of Londoners and tourists visit St James's Park, the oldest of the capital's eight Royal Parks.
St James’s Park:   
St Matthew’s School, Westminster:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St. James's Park:   St James's Park station is not only a station but London Underground HQ - otherwise known as 55 Broadway.
The Grey Coat Hospital:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Tothill Fields Bridewell:   Tothill Fields Bridewell (also known as Tothill Fields Prison and Westminster Bridewell) was a prison located in Westminster between 1618 and 1884.
Westminster Cathedral:   The ’Metropolitan Cathedral of the Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ’ is the mother church of the Catholic Church in England and Wales.
Westminster Cathedral Choir School:   Westminster Cathedral Choir School is a boarding and day preparatory school for boys in Victoria.
Westminster Cathedral Choir School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 13. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Westminster City School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Parker Street looking east (1905):   Before being renamed to Matthew Parker Street, old Parker Street was a Westminster slum.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Orchard Street, SW1P · Ambrosden Avenue, SW1P · Arneway Street, SW1P · Artillery Place, SW1P · Artillery Row, SW1P · Ashley Gardens, SW1P · Birdcage Walk, SW1A · Birdcage Walk, SW1E · Birdcage Walk, SW1H · Blue Bridge, SW1A · Brewers Green, SW1H · Broadway, SW1H · Buckingham Gate, SW1E · Buckingham Mews, SW1E · Butler Place, SW1H · Carteret Street, SW1H · Castle Lane, SW1E · Caxton Street, SW1H · Chadwick Street, SW1P · Coburg Close, SW1P · Cockspur Street, SW1Y · Dacre Street, SW1H · Dartmouth Street, SW1H · Dean Farrar Street, SW1H · Duck Island Cottage, SW1A · Elverton Street, SW1P · Emery Hill Street, SW1P · Francis Street, SW1P · Gordon House, SW1P · Greencoat Place, SW1P · Greycoat Gardens, SW1P · Greycoat Place, SW1P · Greycoat Street, SW1P · Howick Place, SW1E · Howick Place, SW1P · Hyde Park, SW1A · Kingsgate Parade, SW1E · Little Cloisters, SW1P · Matthew Parker Street, SW1H · Medway Street, SW1P · Monck Street, SW1P · Morpeth Mansions Morpeth Mansions, SW1P · Morpeth Mansions, SW1P · New Palace Yard, SW1A · Norman Shaw Building North, SW1A · Old Palace Yard, SW1P · Old Pye Street, SW1P · Old Queen Street, SW1H · Pall Mall East, SW1Y · Palmer Street, SW1H · Petty France, SW1H · Plymouth Devonport Constituency, SW1A · Post Office Way, SW1P · Queen Anne’s Gate, SW1H · Queen Annes Gate Buildings, SW1H · Queen Annes Gate, SW1H · Queens Gardens, SW1A · Regency Place, SW1P · Rochester Row, SW1P · Rochester Street, SW1P · Rochford Southend East, SW1A · Rutherford Street, SW1P · Seaforth Place, SW1E · Spenser Street, SW1E · Spur Road, SE1 · St Anns Street, SW1P · St Jamess Park, SW1A · St Margaret Street, SW1A · St Margarets Street, SW1A · St Matthew Street, SW1P · St Vincents Centre, SW1P · St. Ermin’s Hill, SW1H · St. Matthew Street, SW1P · Stillington Street, SW1P · Strutton Ground, SW1P · Suffolk Place, SE2 · Suffolk Place, SW1Y · Suffolk Street, SW1Y · Thirleby Road, SW1P · Tothill Street, SW1H · Vandon Street, SW1H · Victoria Arcade, SW1E · Victoria Chambers, SW1P · Victoria Street, SW1E · Victoria Street, SW1H · Victoria Street, SW1W · Vincent Square, SW1P · Westminster Central Hall, SW1H · Westminster Palace Gardens, SW1P · Westminster, SW1A · Wilcox Place, SW1E · Wilfred Street, SW1E · Willow Place, SW1P · Willow Place, SW1V ·

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Central London, south west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, south west.
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.
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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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