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Chester Close is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.



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Post by Pauline jones: Bessborough Place, SW1V

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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Europa League: Arsenal to play AC Milan in last 16
Arsenal will play seven-time European champions AC Milan of Italy in the Europa League last 16.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/43169469
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Sean Rigg custody death: Watchdog requests new hearings
Sean Rigg, who had schizophrenia, died from cardiac arrest at Brixton police station in August 2008.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43177071
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Watford's Heurelho Gomes brands former Manchester United man Cristiano Ronaldo 'toughest opponent'
Watford goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes says Ballon d'Or holder Cristiano Ronaldo is the toughest opponent he has faced in his career.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/watfords-heurelho-gomes-says-former-manchester-united-man-cristiano-ronaldo-is-hardest-hes-faced-a3771506.html
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Antonio Conte will be thrilled if Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho leaves Paul Pogba out of Chelsea clash, writes Danny Murphy
For as long as I can remember, keeping your best players happy has been a key rule of management. Yet for Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte, this does not seem to be a big priority as it might be for others.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/antonio-conte-will-be-thrilled-if-manchester-united-boss-jose-mourinho-leaves-paul-pogba-out-of-a3774466.html
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Harry and Meghan letter sent to palace ’race hate crime’
The package sent to St James’s Palace is being investigated by counter terror police.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43158184
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Isaiah Haastrup’s father loses hospital ban appeal again
Lanre Haastrup says his 12-month-old son could die within days and he needs to be able to see him.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43163673
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West Ham friendly buys time as cash-strapped Dagenham and Redbridge enter investor talks
Dagenham and Redbridge are in talks with three potential new investors about injecting money to save the cash-strapped club.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/west-ham-friendly-buys-time-as-cashstrapped-dagenham-and-redbridge-enter-investor-talks-a3773021.html
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Arsenal vs Ostersunds FK: Europa League prediction, TV, live streaming, start time, team news, line-ups, head to head, betting tips and odds
Gunners on the brink of last-16

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/arsenal-vs-ostersunds-europa-league-prediction-tv-live-stream-online-time-lineups-betting-tips-odds-a3772901.html
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Government loses clean air court case
Campaigners win a third High Court victory over the UK government’s plans to tackle air pollution.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-43141467
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Tania Bruguera wins Tate Modern Turbine Hall commission
Tania Bruguera wins Tate Modern Turbine Hall commission

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/feb/21/tania-bruguera-wins-tate-modern-turbine-hall-commission
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Alexandre Lacazette's ahead of schedule in recovery from knee injury, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger confirms
Arsene Wenger says Alexandre Lacazette is set to make his return from a knee operation ahead of schedule.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/alexandre-lacazettes-ahead-of-schedule-in-recovery-from-knee-injury-arsenal-boss-arsene-wenger-a3772691.html
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TfL finance crisis puts ALL major improvements to London's roads on hold for two years
Transport for London's finances are in such a state that major improvements to London's roads have been put on hold for two years, it emerged today.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/all-major-improvements-to-london-s-roads-put-on-hold-for-two-years-a3772076.html
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Westminster councillor given 514 ’freebies’ in three years
Robert Davis has enjoyed hundreds of gifts and hospitality since January 2015, records show.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-43128009
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John Worboys case: Court to rule if police failed victims
The Supreme Court will decide if the police failed two women who reported attacks in 2003 and 2007.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43135768
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West Ham charged by FA over breach of anti-doping rules
West Ham have been charged over a breach of the Football Association's rules on anti-doping, the governing body has announced.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/west-ham-charged-by-fa-over-breach-of-antidoping-rules-a3771466.html
VIEW THE BELGRAVIA AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE BELGRAVIA 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 BELGRAVIA AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE BELGRAVIA AREA IN THE 1860s
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LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Apsley House:   There is a rumour that the 1st Duke of Wellington insisted his post to his home, Apsley House, be addressed as Number One, London. It however was not due only to ego.
Apsley Way:   Apsley Way is the formal name for the pathway which runs under Wellington Arch.
Down Street :   Down Street, also known as Down Street (Mayfair), is a disused station on the London Underground, located in Mayfair.
Ebury Farm:   Ebury Farm was a simple marshy farm whose lands later became the richest real estate in London.
Goring Hotel:   The Goring Hotel is a 5-star hotel in London, England.
Halkin Hotel:   The Halkin (styled as The Halkin by COMO) is a 5-star hotel.
Hyde Park Corner:   At the other end of Park Lane from Marble Arch, Hyde Park Corner has struck terror into many a learner driver.
InterContinental London:   InterContinental London Park Lane is a luxury 5-star hotel.
London Lock Hospital:   The London Lock Hospital was the first venereal disease clinic.
RAF Bomber Command Memorial:   The Royal Air Force Bomber Command Memorial is a memorial commemorating the crews of RAF Bomber Command who embarked on missions during the Second World War.
Royal Aeronautical Society:   The Royal Aeronautical Society, also known as the RAeS, is a British-founded multidisciplinary professional institution dedicated to the global aerospace community.
Royal Artillery Memorial:   The Royal Artillery Memorial is a stone memorial at Hyde Park Corner, dedicated to the First World War casualties of the Royal Regiment of Artillery.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alderney Street, SW1V · Ann’s Close, SW1X · Beeston Place, SW1W · Belgrave Mews North, SW1X · Belgrave Mews South, SW1X · Belgrave Place, SW1X · Belgrave Square, SW1X · Bloomfield Terrace, SW1W · Bourne Street, SW1W · Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A · Buckingham Palace Road, SW1E · Buckingham Palace Road, SW1V · Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W · Buckingham Palace, SW1W · Bulleid Way, SW1W · Bunhouse Place, SW1W · Burton Mews, SW1W · Cambridge Street, SW1V · Cavalry Square, SW1W · Chapel Street, SW1X · Chelsea Bridge Road, SW1W · Chelsea Bridge, SW1W · Chelsea Embankment, SW1W · Chesham Close, SW1X · Chesham Street, SW1X · Chester Close, SW1X · Chester Close, W1M · Chester Mews, SW1X · Chester Row, SW1W · Chester Square Mews, SW1W · Chester Square, SW1W · Chester Street, SW1X · Colonnade Walk, SW1W · Conduit Street, SW1W · Cumberland Street, SW1V · Denbigh Place, SW1V · Dove Walk, SW1W · Duke of Wellington Place, SW1X · Duke of York Square, SW1W · Duplex Ride, SW1X · Eaton Lane, SW1W · Eaton Mews North, SW1X · Eaton Mews South, SW1W · Eaton Mews West, SW1W · Eaton Place, SW1X · Eaton Row, SW1W · Eaton Square, SW1W · Eaton Terrace, SW1W · Ebury Bridge Road, SW1W · Ebury Bridge, SW1V · Ebury Bridge, SW1W · Ebury Mews, SW1W · Ebury Square, SW1W · Ebury Strreet, SW1W · Eccleston Bridge, SW1W · Eccleston Place, SW1W · Eccleston Street, SW1W · Elizabeth Street, SW1W · Fountain Square, SW1W · Gatliff Road, SW1W · Gloucester Street, SW1V · Graham Terrace, SW1W · Groom Place, SW1X · Grosvenor Crescent Mews, SW1X · Grosvenor Crescent, SW1X · Grosvenor Cresent, SW1X · Grosvenor Gardens Mews East, SW1W · Grosvenor Gardens Mews North, SW1W · Grosvenor Gardens, SW1W · Grosvenor Place, SW1X · Grosvenor Road, SW1W · Halkin Arcade, SW1X · Halkin Street, SW1X · Hamilton Mews, W1J · Hamilton Place, W1J · Headfort Place, SW1X · Hobart Place, SW1W · Holbein Mews, SW1W · Holbein Place, SW1W · Hyde Park Corner, W1J · Kings Road, SW1W · Kinnerton Place South, SW1X · Kinnerton Street, SW1X · Kinnerton Yard, SW1X · Knightsbridge, SW1X · Lambs Close, SW1W · Lanesborough Place, SW1X · Little Chester Street, SW1X · Lower Belgrave Street, SW1W · Lower Grosvenor Place, SW1W · Lower Sloane Street, SW1W · Lyall Mews West, SW1X · Lyall Mews, SW1X · Montrose Place, SW1X · Motcomb Street, SW1X · Mozart Terrace, SW1W · Old Park Lane, W1J · Ollin Street, E14 · Ormonde Place, SW1W · Park Mansions, SW1X · Park Towers Hotel, SW1X · Passmore Street, SW1W · Peabody Avenue, SW1V · Peabody Avenue, SW1W · Pembroke Close, SW1X · Phipps Mews, SW1W · Pimilco Walk, N1 · Pimlico Road, SW1W · Ranelagh Grove, SW1W · Roberts Mews, SW1X · Sedding Street, SW1W · Sedding Street, SW1X · Semley Place, SW1W · Sloane Court East, SW1W · Sloane Gardens, SW1W · Sloane Square, SW1W · South Eaton Place, SW1W · St Barnabas Mews, SW1W · St Barnabas Street, SW1W · Studio Place, SW1X · Sussex Street, SW1V · Sutherland Street, SW1V · Terminus Place, SW1W · Upper Belgrave Street, SW1X · Victoria Place, SW1W · Victoria Square, SW1W · Victoria Walk, E3 · Wellington Buildings, SW1W · West Eaton Place Mews, SW1X · West Eaton Place, SW1X · West Halkin Street, SW1X · Whittaker Street, SW1W · William Street, SW1X · Wilton Cresent, SW1X · Wilton Mews, SW1X · Wilton Row, SW1X · Wilton Street, SW1X · Wilton Terrace, SW1X · Winchester Street, 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.
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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.
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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
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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."
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Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
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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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