Cottons Gardens, E2

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Cottons Gardens is one of the streets of London in the E2 postal area.



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Post by Jan: Kerbela Street, E2

My grandparents lived in Kerbela Street many years ago when they were terraced houses. My memory of the street is one long street with these strange wrought iron things outside - which I now know as boot scrapers. The house inside was fairly large, but I was a child. Loo was outside. Shame they knocked the terraces down and build a huge housing estate, but that?s progress I suppose. Does anyone know the origin of the name Kerbela?

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A PM of low integrity
In retrospect, a cat gave us all the warning we should have needed.

http://www.london24.com/a-pm-of-low-integrity-theresa-may-expresses-worries-about-brexit-1-5571183

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Mandrake: Boris Becker backs wronged Wimbledon tennis ace
Tim Walker on how Boris Becker wants justice for Gottfried von Cramm, Katya Banks’ property empire, an awkward encounter with Daniel Hannan and Jeremy Corbyn’s horror of the EU flag.

http://www.london24.com/tim-walker-becker-backs-wronged-tennis-ace-1-5572138

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A 72-second silence took place across the UK to remember the 72 dead, and landmarks across the capital were illuminated in green as a mark of respect Continue reading...
A 72-second silence took place across the UK to remember the 72 dead, and landmarks across the capital were illuminated in green as a mark of respect Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/gallery/2018/jun/14/grenfell-tower-memorial-fire-victims-in-pictures

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Shoreditch

Shoreditch is a place in the London Borough of Hackney. It is a built-up district located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) north east of Charing Cross.

An old form of the name is Soersditch, and the origin is lost, though early tradition connects it with Jane Shore, the mistress of Edward IV.

It was the site of an Augustinian priory in the 12th Century until its dissolution in 1539. In 1576 the first playhouse (theatre) in England was opened, and in 1577 The Curtain theatre was opened in the middle of what is Curtain Road today.

During the 17th Century, wealthy traders and Huguenot silk weavers moved to the area, establishing a textile industry centered to the south around Spitalfields Market. The area declined along with the textile industry and from the end of the 19th Century to the 1960s, Shoreditch was a by-word for crime, prostitution and poverty.

Today Shoreditch is a busy and popular district, noted for its large number of art galleries, bars, restaurants, media businesses and an urban golf club.

Shoreditch High Street station officially opened to the public on 27 April 2010 with services running between Dalston Junction and New Cross or New Cross Gate. The station replaced nearby Shoreditch, which closed on 9 June 2006. The next station to the south is Whitechapel and to the north is Hoxton.


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City of London Academy, Shoreditch Park:   Free schools (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19.
Columbia Market Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
Columbia Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Elizabeth Selby Infants’ School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
Geffrye Museum:   Founded in 1914, the Geffrye Museum is a museum specialising in the history of the English domestic interior.
Green Spring Academy Shoreditch:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Hackney City Farm:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 13 and 17.
Haggerston Park:   
Haggerston School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Hoxton:   Hoxton is a district in the East End of London, immediately north of the financial district of the City of London.
Little Oaks Sure Start Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
New City College:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 99.
Randal Cremer Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Shoreditch:   Shoreditch is a place in the London Borough of Hackney. It is a built-up district located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) north east of Charing Cross.
St Monica’s Roman Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
The Bridge Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Virginia Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Workers’ Educational Association:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Academy Buildings, N1 · Anning Street, EC2A · Arnold Circus, E2 · Audrey Street, E2 · Austin Street, E2 · Barnet Grove, E2 · Baroness Road, E2 · Basing House Yard, E2 · Bateman’s Row, EC2A · Batemans Row, EC2A · Baxendale Street, E2 · Bethnal Green Road, E1 · Boundary Passage, E1 · Boundary Street, E2 · Bowl Court, E1 · Braithwaite Street, E1 · Brick Lane, E2 · Calvert Avenue, E2 · Chambord Street, E2 · Chance Street, E1 · Chapel Place, EC2A · Charlotte Road, EC2A · Christina Street, EC2A · Cleeve Workshops, E2 · Club Row, E1 · Club Row, E2 · Colts Lagreenheath Business Centre, E2 · Columbia Road, E2 · Cottons Gardens, E2 · Crabtree Close, E2 · Cremer Business Centre, E2 · Cremer Street, E2 · Crondall Street, N1 · Curtain Place, EC2A · Curtain Road, EC2 · Curtain Road, EC2A · Curtan Road, EC2A · Dereham Place, EC2A · Diss Street, E2 · Dove Row, E2 · Drysdale Place, E2 · Drysdale Street, N1 · Dunloe Street, E2 · Dunston Road, E8 · Durant Street, E2 · Ebor Street, E1 · Edith Street, E2 · Edith Street, N1 · Elwin Street, E2 · Enfield Cloisters, N1 · Ezra Street, E2 · Fairchild Place, EC2A · Fairchild Street, EC2A · Falkirk Street, N1 · Fanshaw Street, N1 · Fellows Court, E2 · French Place, E1 · Garden Walk, EC2A · Gascoigne Place, E2 · Gatesborough Street, EC2A · Geffrye Court, N1 · Geffrye Street, E2 · Gibraltar Walk, E2 · Glassworks Studios, E2 · Goldsmiths Row, E2 · Gorsuch Place, E2 · Gosset Street, E2 · Great Eastern Street, EC2A · Hackney Road, E2 · Hadrian Estate, E2 · Hare Walk, N1 · Hassard Street, E2 · Hebden Court, E2 · Hewett Street, EC2A · Holywell Centre, EC2A · Holywell Lane, EC2A · Horatio Street, E2 · How’s Street, E2 · Hoxton Square, N1 · Hoxton Street, N1 · Ion Square, E2 · Ivy Street, N1 · Juliet House, N1 · Kay Street, E2 · Kent Street, E2 · Kent Stret, E2 · King John Court, EC2A · Kingsland Road, E2 · Kirton Gardens, E2 · Laburnum Street, E2 · Ligonier Street, E2 · Long Street, E2 · Luke Street, EC2A · Mail Coach Yard, E2 · Mail Coach Yard, N1 · Mansford Street, E2 · Marlow Workshops, E2 · Mill Row, E2 · Minerva Street, E2 · Monteagle Court, N1 · Moye Close, E2 · Nazrul Street, E2 · Nelson Gardens, E2 · New Inn Broadway, EC2A · New Inn Square, EC2A · New Inn Street, EC2A · New Inn Yard, EC2A · New North Place, EC2A · Nicholl Street, E2 · Nuttall Street, N1 · Old Nichol Street, E2 · Ormsby Street, E2 · Padbury Court, E2 · Pearson Street, E2 · Pelter Street, E2 · Perseverance Works, E2 · Phipp Street, EC2A · Plough Yard, EC2A · Printing House Yard, E2 · Pump Track, IG7 · Purcell Street, N1 · Quilter Street, E2 · Railway Arches, EC2A · Ravenscroft Street, E2 · Ravey Street, EC2A · Redchurch Street, E2 · Regan Way, N1 · Rivington Place, EC2A · Rivington Street, EC2A · Rochelle Street, E2 · Roger Dowley Close, E2 · Rufus Street, N1 · Scawfell Street, E2 · Sclater Street, E1 · Shacklewell Street, E2 · Shenfield Street, N1 · Shipton Street, E2 · Shoreditch High Street, E1 · Shoreditch High Street, E8 · Shoreditch High Street, EC1V · Shoreditch High Street, EC2A · St. Peter’s Avenue, E11 · St. Peter’s Close, E2 · Stamp Place, E2 · Stanway Street, N1 · Strouts Place, E2 · Sunbury Workshops, E2 · Swanfield Street, E2 · Tea Building, E1 · Teale Street, E2 · The Arches, EC2A · Thurtle Road, E2 · Treadway Street, E2 · Turville Street, E2 · Tyssen Street, N1 · Union Central, E2 · Union Walk Railway Arches, E2 · Union Walk, E2 · Virginia Road, E2 · Warner Place, E2 · Waterson Street, E2 · Weymouth Terrace, E2 · Whiston Road, E2 · Whitby Street, E1 · Wilks Place, N1 · Wimbolt Street, E2 · Yorkton Street, E2 · Zander Court, E2 ·

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Central London, north east.
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
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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
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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.
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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
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