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High Street Kensington is a London Underground station at Kensington High Street.

Kensington High Street is a road (forming part of the A315) in Kensington, west London.

Its western extremity is the eastern end of Hammersmith Road near Kensington (Olympia) station. From here, the road heads east-north-east, past the Commonwealth Institute and High Street Kensington tube station. It forms a junction which Kensington Church Street, which runs to the north, and then continues east to the south-west corner of Kensington Gardens, close by Kensington Palace. Eastward the road becomes Kensington Road.

The stretch between the Commonwealth Institute and Kensington Gardens is a popular shopping area, with chainstores and upmarket shops serving a wealthy catchment area. In 2005 House of Fraser announced that it is closing the 135 year old Barkers department store in the street, meaning that it will have no department stores left after the earlier closures of Pontings and Derry & Toms. The 75,000 square foot premises will be taken over by Whole Foods Market, the American owner of organic supermarket chain Fresh & Wild to become the UK’s first organic superstore.

High Street Kensington station, on the District Line, opened in 1868.

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Mary Harris
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Post by Mary Harris: 31 Princedale Road, W11

John and I were married in 1960 and we bought, or rather acquired a mortgage on 31 Princedale Road in 1961 for £5,760 plus another two thousand for updating plumbing and wiring, and installing central heating, a condition of our mortgage. It was the top of what we could afford.

We chose the neighbourhood by putting a compass point on John’s office in the City and drawing a reasonable travelling circle round it because we didn’t want him to commute. I had recently returned from university in Nigeria, where I was the only white undergraduate and where I had read a lot of African history in addition to the subject I was studying, and John was still recovering from being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese in the Far East in WW2. This is why we rejected advice from all sorts of people not to move into an area where there had so recently bee

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Post by David Jones-Parry: Tavistock Crescent, W11

I was born n bred at 25 Mc Gregor Rd in 1938 and lived there until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957. It was a very interesting time what with air raid shelters,bombed houses,water tanks all sorts of areas for little boys to collect scrap and sell them on.no questions asked.A very happy boyhood ,from there we could visit most areas of London by bus and tube and we did.

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Post by David Jones-Parry: Mcgregor Road, W11

I lived at 25 Mc Gregor Rd from 1938 my birth until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957.Our house sided onto Ridgeways Laundry All Saints Rd. I had a happy boyhood living there

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Post by Alec donaldson: North Wharf Road, W2

Was there a Wellington street there

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Guillem Balague column: What is Mauricio Pochettino doing to ride Spurs storm?
As Mauricio Pochettino endures a difficult spell at Tottenham, Guillem Balague says other managers are asking why he hasn’t walked away.

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Robert Snodgrass backs West Ham to beat Chelsea after stopping the rot
Robert Snodgrass has backed West Ham to beat Chelsea after they stopped the rot by beating Everton.

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Chelsea analysis: Jorginho underlines untouchable status under Sarri as Alvaro Morata woes continue
Chelsea got their Europa League campaign off to a winning start with a slender victory over PAOK in Greece.

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Mother of Westminster attacker says her son had ’fiery personality’
Mother of Westminster attacker says her son had ’fiery personality’

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/sep/20/mother-of-westminster-bridge-attacker-says-her-son-khalid-masood-had-fiery-personality

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Chris Grayling admits he was wrong to believe rail bosses over timetable shake-up but 'won't resign'
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has admitted he was wrong to accept assurances from rail industry bosses about the timetable shake-up that caused a meltdown in train services.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/chris-grayling-admits-he-was-wrong-to-believe-rail-bosses-over-timetable-shakeup-but-wont-resign-a3941081.html

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Post by LDNnews: South Kensington
London theatre photographer 'groped and kissed aspiring actresses during shoots'
UPDATE: On 14 September 2018, Pascal Molliere was cleared of sexual assault. For further details, see the following article.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/london-theatre-photographer-groped-and-kissed-actresses-during-shoots-a3692586.html

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Mother of Westminster terror attacker Khalid Masood feared he would kill years before atrocity, inquest hears
The mother of Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood feared her son would "kill someone through fighting" when he was a teenager, an inquest has heard.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/mother-of-westminster-terror-attacker-khalid-masood-feared-he-would-kill-years-before-atrocity-a3940301.html

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Westminster terrorist turned to Islam after ’miracle’ acquittal


Khalid Masood, 52, was shot dead by police after he drove a rental car along the pavement of Westminster Bridge before fatally stabbing PC Keith Palmer.


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PAOK vs Chelsea: Maurizio Sarri reveals he rested Eden Hazard for Europa League tie amid fears of burnout
Maurizio Sarri revealed he left Chelsea’s star player Eden Hazard out of their opening Europa League squad to protect him from suffering burnout.

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New Barcelona kit: Are Barca about to swap their stripes for checked shirts?
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VIEW THE HIGH STREET KENSINGTON 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 HIGH STREET KENSINGTON 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 HIGH STREET KENSINGTON 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 HIGH STREET KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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VIEW THE HIGH STREET KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

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LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Court Hotel:   The Abbey Court is a hotel located at 20 Pembridge Gardens in Notting Hill.
Ashbourne Independent School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 13 and 21. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Bayswater:   Bayswater is one of London's most cosmopolitan areas - also one of London's biggest concentration of hotels.
Biba:   Biba was a London fashion store of the 1960s and 1970s, started and primarily run by the Polish-born Barbara Hulanicki with help of her husband Stephen Fitz-Simon.
Bousfield Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Coach and Horses:   The Coach & Horses was situated at 108 Notting Hill Gate.
Coleherne House:   Coleherne House once stood on the corner of Brompton Lane (later Brompton Road) and Walnut Tree Lane (now Redcliffe Gardens).
Collingham:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 19.
Cromwell Curve:   The Cromwell Curve was a short section of railway line between Gloucester Road and High Street Kensington stations.
Earl's Court:   Earls Court is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Earl's Court Farm:   Earl’s Court Farm is pictured here as it was in 1867, before the opening of the underground station two years later.
Earls Court Exhibition Centre:   Earls Court Exhibition Centre is an exhibition, conference and events venue in London that opened in 1937.
Fox Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Goodwin’s Field:   Goodwins Field - a field with a story.
Hawkesdown House:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Heythrop College:   Higher education institutions
Horbury Chapel (Kensington Temple):   In September 1849, the Horbury Chapel, Notting Hill was officially opened.
Hyde Park Hostel:   
Kensington:   Kensington is a district of West London, England within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, located west of Charing Cross.
Kensington Market:   Kensington Market was a three storey indoor market at 49 Kensington High Street, created in late 1967
Kensington Palace:   Kensington Palace is a royal residence set in Kensington Gardens. It has been a residence of the British Royal Family since the 17th century.
Kensington Park School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 19. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Kensington Roof Garden:   Kensington Roof Garden (formerly known as Derry and Toms Roof Gardens) covers 6000 square metres.
Kensington School:   The Kensington Proprietary Grammar School was an educational establishment founded in 1830 that is perhaps best remembered for being one of the founders of the Football Association in 1863.
Mercury Theatre:   The Mercury Theatre was situated at 2a Ladbroke Road, next to the Kensington Temple.
Nokes Estate:   Nokes Estate was an agricultural estate in the Earl’s Court area, formerly known as Wattsfield.
Notting Hill Gate:   Notting Hill Gate tube station is a London Underground station on the Central Line.
Notting Hill in Bygone Days:   Notting Hill in Bygone Days by Florence Gladstone, was originally published in 1924 by T. Fisher Unwin.
Notting Hill in Bygone Days: Kensington Gravel Pits and Northlands:   Chapter 2 of the book "Notting Hill in Bygone Days" by Florence Gladstone (1924)
Pembridge Hall School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Prince Albert:   The Prince Albert has been a Notting Hill feature since the 1840s.
Queensway:   Queensway (formerly Queen's Road) is a bustling cosmopolitan street in the Bayswater district of west London, containing many restaurants and stores.
Royal Garden Hotel:   Royal Garden Hotel is a 5 star hotel in London, England.
Sheffield House and Glebe Estate:   Sheffield House and Glebe Estate was an old landed estate of Kensington.
Snowflake School:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 16.
Southbank International School Kensington:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Barnabas and St Philip’s CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
St Cuthbert with St Matthias CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Mary Abbot’s:   St Mary Abbot’s Hospital operated from 1871 to 1992. From 1846 to 1869 the site housed the Kensington Parish Workhouse.
St Mary Abbots CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
The Fascination of Chelsea: North of the King’s Road:   By G. E. MITTON (1902). Edited by Sir Walter Besant.
The Kensington School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
The Troubadour Cafe:   
Thomas’s Kensington:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
West Brompton:   West Brompton is a Network Rail West London Line and London Overground and Underground (District Line) station in west London.
Wetherby Kensington:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 8.
Wetherby Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 8 and 13.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Corner of Abingdon Road and Scarsdale Villas:   This view shows Tyler the chemists during the 1960s.
Pembridge Road (1900s):   This is the view looking north down Pembridge Road from Notting Hill Gate.
Whiteley's:   Whiteley’s, pictured here in the 1920s, was designated a Grade II Listed Building in 1970.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A3220, W11 · A3220, W12 · Abingdon Mansions, W8 · Abingdon Road, W8 · Abingdon Villas, W8 · Adam And Eve Mews, W8 · Airlie Gardens, W8 · Albert Place, W8 · Allen Street, W8 · Alma Studios, W8 · Ambassador’s Court, SW1A · Ansdell Street, W8 · Ansdell Terrace, W8 · Argyll Road, W8 · Ashburn Gardens, SW7 · Astwood Mews, SW7 · Ball Street, W8 · Bark Place, W2 · Barkston Gardens, SW5 · Beatrice Place, W8 · Bedford Gardens, W8 · Berkeley Gardens, W8 · Blithfield Street, W8 · Bolton Gardens Mews, SW10 · Bolton Gardens, SW5 · Bramham Gardens, SW5 · Bulmer Mews, W11 · Callcott Street, W8 · Cambridge Place, W8 · Campden Grove, W8 · Campden Hill Court, W8 · Campden Hill Road, W8 · Campden Hill Towers, W11 · Campden Hill, W8 · Campden Street, W8 · Caroline Place Mews, W2 · Caroline Place, W2 · Cervantes Court, W2 · Chantry Square, W8 · Cheniston Gardens, W8 · Chepstow Corner, W2 · Chepstow Crescent, W11 · Chepstow Place, W2 · Chepstow Villas, W11 · Childs Place, SW5 · Clanricarde Gardens, W2 · Colbeck Mews, SW7 · Coleherne Mews, SW10 · Coleherne Road, SW10 · Collingham Gardens, SW5 · Collingham Place, SW5 · Collingham Road, SW5 · Consort House, W2 · Cope Place, W8 · Cornwall Gardens Walk, SW7 · Cornwall Gardens, SW7 · Cottesmore Court, W8 · Cottesmore Gardens, W8 · Courtfield Gardens, SW5 · Cromwell Crescent, SW5 · Cromwell Road, SW5 · Dawson Place, W2 · Derry Street, W8 · Devonshire Place, W8 · Douro Place, W8 · Drayson Mews Holland Street, W8 · Drayson Mews, W8 · Duchess of Bedford’s Walk, W8 · Eardley Crescent, SW5 · Eardley Cresent, SW5 · Earls Court Gardens, SW5 · Earls Court Road, SW5 · Earls Court Road, W8 · Earls Court Square, SW5 · Earls Walk, W8 · Earl’s Court Road, SW5 · East Terrace, SW10 · Eden Close, W8 · Edge Street, W8 · Eldon Road, W8 · Emperor’s Gate, SW7 · Emperors Gate, SW7 · Empress Place, SW6 · Essex Villas, W8 · Evesham House, W2 · Farm Place, W8 · Farmer Street, W8 · Farnell Mews, SW5 · Fosbury Mews, W2 · Garway Road, W2 · Gloucester Walk, W8 · Gordon Place, W8 · Gregory Place, W8 · Harcourt Terrace, SW10 · Hereford Road, W2 · Hesper Mews, SW5 · Hillgate Place, W8 · Hillgate Street, W8 · Hogarth Place, SW5 · Hogarth Road, SW5 · Holland Street, W8 · Horbury Crescent, W11 · Hornton Place, W8 · Hornton Street, W8 · Ilchester Gardens, W2 · Inverness Gardens, W8 · Inverness Mews, E16 · Inverness Mews, W2 · Inverness Place, W2 · Inverness Terrace, W2 · Iverna Court, W8 · Iverna Gardens, W8 · Jameson Street, W8 · Kelso Place, W8 · Kempsford Gardens, SW5 · Kensington Apartment, W8 · Kensington Arcade, W8 · Kensington Church Court, W8 · Kensington Church Street, W8 · Kensington Church Walk, W8 · Kensington Court Gardens · Kensington Court Place, W8 · Kensington Court, W8 · Kensington Gardens Square, W2 · Kensington Gate, W8 · Kensington High Street, W8 · Kensington Mall, W8 · Kensington Palace Gardens, W8 · Kensington Palace, W8 · Kensington Place, W8 · Kenway Road, SW5 · Knaresborough Place, SW5 · Kramer Mews, SW5 · Lancer Square, W8 · Langham Mansions, SW5 · Laverton Place, SW5 · Ledbury Mews North, W11 · Ledbury Mews West, W11 · Leinster Square, W2 · Lexham Gardens, SW5 · Lexham Gardens, W8 · Lexham Mews, W8 · Linden Gardens, W2 · Linden Mews, W2 · Logan Place, W8 · Longridge Road, SW5 · Lucerne Mews, W8 · Macmillan House, W8 · Marloes Road, SW5 · Marloes Road, W8 · Marlogs Road, W8 · McLeod’s Mews, SW7 · Melon Place, W8 · Monmouth Road, W2 · Moscow Place, W2 · Moscow Road, W2 · Nevern Place, SW5 · Nevern Road, SW5 · Nevern Square, SW5 · Newcombe House, W11 · Notting Hill Gate, W11 · Notting Hill Gate, W2 · Observatory Gardens, W8 · Old Brompton Road, SW5 · Old Brompton Road, SW6 · Old Court Place, W8 · Old Manor Yard, SW5 · Olympia Mews, W2 · Orme Court, W2 · Orme Lane, W2 · Orme Square, W2 · Ossington Street, W2 · Osten Mews, SW7 · Palace Avenue, W8 · Palace Court, W2 · Palace Gardens Mews, W8 · Palace Gardens Terrace, W8 · Palace Green, W8 · Palace Place Mansions, W8 · Peel Street, W8 · Pembridge Crescent, W11 · Pembridge Gardens, W2 · Pembridge Mews, W11 · Pembridge Place, W11 · Pembridge Place, W2 · Pembridge Road, W11 · Pembridge Road, W2 · Pembridge Square, W2 · Pembridge Villas, W11 · Pembroke Mews, W8 · Pembroke Place, W8 · Pembroke Road, W8 · Pembroke Square, W8 · Pembroke Villas, W8 · Pembroke Walk, W8 · Pennant Mews, W8 · Penywern Road, SW5 · Philbeach Gardens, SW6 · Phillimore Gardens, W8 · Phillimore Place, W8 · Phillimore Walk, W8 · Pitt Street, W8 · Poplar Place, W2 · Porchester Gardens Mews, W2 · Porchester Gardens, W2 · Porchester Gate, W2 · Prince Of Wales Terrace, W8 · Prince’s Square, W2 · Princes Mews, W2 · Princes Square, W2 · Princess Court, W2 · Queens Court, W2 · Queens Mews, W2 · Queensborough Studios, W2 · Queensway, W2 · Rabbit Roe, W8 · Radley Mews, W8 · Redan Place, W2 · Redcliffe Close, SW5 · Redcliffe Mews, SW10 · Redcliffe Square, SW10 · Rede Place, W2 · Redfield Lane, SW5 · Rosehart Mews, W11 · Saint Petersburgh Place, W2 · Salem Road, W2 · Scarsdale Place, W8 · Scarsdale Villas, W8 · Sheffield Terrace, W8 · Sheldrake Place, W8 · Showing every photo/image so far featured, W8 · South Bolton Gardens, SW5 · South Courtyard, N19 · South Edwardes Square, W8 · South End Row, W8 · South End, W8 · Spear Mews, SW5 · St Albans Grove, W8 · St James House, W8 · St Margarets Lane, W8 · St Mary Abbots Hall, W8 · St Mary Abbots Vicarage, W8 · St Petersburgh Mews, W2 · St Petersburgh Place, W2 · St. Mary’s Gate, W8 · St. Mary’s Place, W8 · Stafford Terrace, W8 · Stanford Road, W8 · Stone Hall Gardens, W8 · Stratford Road, W8 · Sunningdale Gardens, W8 · Templeton Place, SW5 · Thackeray Street, W8 · The Broad Walk, SW7 · The Broad Walk, W2 · The Broad Walk, W8 · The Broadwalk, W1H · The Broadwalk, W2 · The Little Boltons, SW10 · The Mansions, SW5 · The Whiteleys Centre, W2 · Thornwood Gardens, W8 · Tor Court, W8 · Tor Gardens, W8 · Trebouir Road, SW5 · Trebovir Road, SW5 · Upper Phillimore Gardens, W8 · Uxbridge Street, W8 · Vicarage Court, W8 · Vicarage Gardens, W8 · Vicarage Gate, W8 · Victoria Road, W8 · Warwick Chambers, W8 · Warwick Road, SW5 · Weir Road, SW17 · West Cromwell Road, SW5 · Westbourne Grove Mews, W11 · Wetherby Mansions, SW5 · Wetherby Mews, SW5 · Wharfedale Street, SW10 · Whiteleys Centre, W2 · Windsor Court, W2 · Wrights Lane, W8 · Wynnstay Gardens, W8 · York Passage, W8 · Young Street, W8 ·
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Maps


Inner West London (1932) FREE DOWNLOAD
1930s map covering East Acton, Holland Park, Kensington, Notting Hill, Olympia, Shepherds Bush and Westbourne Park,
George Philip & Son, Ltd./London Geographical Society, 1932

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)

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.
London Transport

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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