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Portugal U21s 1 Spain U21s 3: Arsenal's Hector Bellerin gets an assist in European Championship victory
Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin got an assist as Spain Under-21s secured a 3-1 win over Portugal to maintain their 100 per cent record in the European Championships in Poland.

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Kensington election results: Labour's Emma Dent Coad poised to win seat from Conservatives after third recount
Labour looked poised to claim a shock victory in Kensington as a third recount was set to get underway in the traditionally Tory seat.

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Man appears in court on dangerous driving charges after woman paralysed in West Norwood
A woman has been left paralysed following an incident in West Norwood.

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Investment in London benefits all of Britain, business chiefs tell Labour
Jeremy Corbyn was hit by a backlash today after saying London and the South-East get "far too much" investment for transport projects.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/investment-in-london-benefits-all-of-britain-bosses-tell-labour-a3553141.html
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Mansfield: Town where Labour votes used to be weighed not counted is now a realistic Tory target
Mansfield: Town where Labour votes used to be weighed not counted is now a realistic Tory target

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Tim Farron in car crash radio interview over "homosexuality is a sin"
Tim Farron was at the centre of a fresh row over his views on homosexuality after refusing to say whether he thought it was a sin.

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BBC faces 'bias' claims after Jeremy Corbyn's name is blurred from Clean Bandit singer's t-shirt
The BBC was accused of "bias" after blurring out a musician's T-shirt bearing the name of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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Theresa May admits naughtiest thing she has ever done is 'running through fields of wheat'
Theresa May has revealed the "naughtiest thing she ever did" was running through fields of wheat as a child.

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Jeremy Corbyn calls for Theresa May to resign as Tories slump on 'nightmare' election night
Jeremy Corbyn called for Theresa May to step down during a "catastrophic" election night for the Conservative Party.

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EXCLUSIVE: Theresa May sidelined as Tory cabinet 'sensibles' plot soft Brexit
Cabinet ministers opposing a hard Brexit sidelined Theresa May today by reaching out to Labour MPs and European leaders who share their fears over jobs and stability.

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19 Jun 2017
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West Norwood murder victim named after man charged with fatal stabbing
A murder victim has been named as 33-year-old Emma Day.

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Woman assaulted outside Plumstead fire station
A woman was reportedly assaulted outside the fire station in Plumstead.

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Londoners share defiant messages of solidarity in wake of terror attack
Londoners have shared defiant messages of solidarity in the wake of a terror attack which left seven victims dead.

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Wall of coffins represents young lives lost to violence and crime in the captial
A wall of coffins representing the lives lost in the capital over a decade because of youth violence was on display at an event held to tackle the problem.

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Battersea bomb scare: Man 'surprised' after van damaged in controlled explosion amid security fears by New US Embassy in Battersea
The owner of a van which sparked security fears after it was left by a US Embassy building in south London said he was "surprised" to find it had been damaged by a controlled explosion.

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Vauxhall

Vauxhall is an inner city area of Central London in the London Borough of Lambeth.

It is generally accepted that the etymology of Vauxhall is from the name of Falkes de Breauté, the head of King John's mercenaries, who owned a large house in the area, which was referred to as Faulke's Hall, later Foxhall, and eventually Vauxhall.

There is no mention of Vauxhall in the 1086 Domesday Book. The area formed part of the extensive Manor of South Lambeth. From various accounts three local roads, the South Lambeth Road, Clapham Road (previously called Merton Road) and Wandsworth Road (previously called Kingston Road) were ancient and well known routes to and from London. The area was flat and marshy with parts poorly drained by ditches. The area only started to be developed in the mid 18th century. Prior to this it provided market garden produce for the nearby City of London.

The area only became generally known by this name when the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens opened as a public attraction. Initially most visitors would have approached by river, but crowds of Londoners of all classes came to know the area after the construction of Westminster Bridge in the 1740s.

There are competing theories as to why the Russian word for a central railway station is vokzal, which coincides with the 19th-century transliteration of Vauxhall. It has long been suggested that a Russian delegation visited the area to inspect the construction of the London and South Western Railway in 1840, and mistook the name of the station for the generic name of the building type. The locality of the L&SWR's original railway terminus, Nine Elms Station, was shown boldly and simply as Vauxhall in the 1841 Bradshaw timetable.

Another likely explanation is that the first Russian railway, constructed in 1837, ran from Saint Petersburg via Tsarskoye Selo to Pavlovsk Palace, where extensive Pleasure Gardens had earlier been established. In 1838 a music and entertainment pavilion was constructed at the railway terminus. This pavilion was called the Vokzal in homage to the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens in London. The name soon came to be applied to the station itself, which was the gateway that most visitors used to enter the gardens. It later came to mean any substantial railway station building.

It has also given its name to the Vauxhall Motors car manufacturer, which originated in the area.

Vauxhall station was opened by the London and South Western Railway (LSWR) as 'Vauxhall Bridge Station' on 11 July 1848 when the main line was extended from Nine Elms to Waterloo, then 'Waterloo Bridge Station'. It is on a viaduct with eight platforms. The deep tube London Underground station is on the Victoria line, and opened on 23 July 1971.

Vauxhall was located next to a major creamery and milk bottling plant for United Dairies. Milk trains from all over the West Country would stop at Clapham Junction in the evening, and reduce their length by half so that they did not block Vauxhall station while unloading. They would then proceed to Vauxhall, and pull into the down side platform, where a discharge pipe was provided to the creamery on the other side of the road. There was also pedestrian access from below the station, under the road to the depot, in the tunnel where the pipeline ran. Unloaded trains would then proceed to Waterloo, where they would reverse and return to Clapham Junction to pick up the other half of the train. The procedure was then repeated, so that the entire milk train was unloaded between the end of evening peak traffic and the start of the following morning.


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Battersea Power Station:   Battersea Power Station is a future Underground station on the Northern Line.
Vauxhall:   Vauxhall is an inner city area of Central London in the London Borough of Lambeth.
Vauxhall Gardens:   Vauxhall Gardens was a pleasure garden, one of the leading venues for public entertainment from the mid 17th century to the mid 19th century.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Vauxhall Station early 1900s.:   Vauxhall at the turn of the twentieth century.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albert Embankment, SE1 · Albert Enbankment, SE1 · Andrew Place, SW8 · Ascalon House, SW8 · Ascalon Street, SW8 · Avro House, SW8 · Battersea Park Road, SW8 · Belmore Street, SW8 · Blore Close, SW8 · Bowling Green Street, SE11 · Bradfield House, SW8 · Brocket House, SW8 · Brooks Court, SW8 · Cardigan Street, SE11 · Carey Gardens, SW8 · Christchurch Vicarage, SW8 · Churchill Gardens, SW1V · Churchill Gardens, W5 · Citadel Place, SE11 · Clayton Street, SE11 · Clyston Street, SW8 · Condell Road, SW8 · Corunna Road, SW8 · Courtenay Square, SE11 · Courtenay Street, SE11 · Cowthorpe Road, SW8 · Cringle Street, SW8 · Deeley Road, SW8 · Dolland House, SE11 · Durham Street, SE11 · Elm Lane, SW8 · Farnham Royal, SE11 · Flower Market, SW8 · Frobisher House, SW1V · Fruit And Vegetable Market, SW8 · Fruit Vegetable Market, SW8 · Glasshouse Walk, SE11 · Glyn Street, SE11 · Goding Street, SE11 · Goldsboro Road, SW8 · Goldsborough House Springfield Estate, SW8 · Graphite Square, SE11 · Grosvenor Road, SW1V · Harleyford Road, SE11 · Harleyford Street, SE11 · Havelock Terrace Arches, SW8 · Havelock Terrace, SW8 · Hewlett House, SW8 · Hookham Court, SW8 · Imex Business Centre, SW8 · Imex Centre, SW8 · Jameson House, SE11 · Kennington Oval, SE11 · Kirtling Street, SW8 · Linford Street, SW8 · Link House, SW8 · Lockington Road, SW8 · Lohmann House, SE11 · Loughborough Street, SE11 · Market Towers, SW8 · Montford Place, SE11 · Nelson House, SW1V · New Covent Gard, SW8 · New Covent Garden Centre, SW8 · New Covent Garden Mar, SW8 · New Covent Garden Mark, SW8 · New Covent Garden Market, SW8 · New Covent Garden, SW8 · Newburn Street, SE11 · Nine Elms Lane, SW8 · Pagden Street, SW8 · Palmerston Way, SW8 · Pascal Street, SW8 · Patmore Street, SW8 · Pegasus Place, SE11 · Pensbury Place, SW8 · Ponton Road, SW8 · Rudolf Place, SW8 · Sancroft Street, SE11 · Sedley House, SE11 · Simpson House, SE11 · Sleaford Industrial Estate, SW8 · Sleaford Street, SW8 · Spencer House, SW8 · St Oswalds Place, SE11 · Statham House, SW8 · Stewarts Road, SW8 · Studios, N1 · The Fosters Oval, SE11 · The Pavilion, SW8 · Thessaly Road, SW8 · Tinworth Street, SE11 · Tun Yard, SW8 · Tyers Street, SE11 · Tyers Terrace, SE11 · Vauxhall Cross, SW8 · Vauxhall Street, SE11 · Vauxhall Walk, SE11 · Wenham House, SW8 · Westminster Business Square, SE11 · Worgan Street, SE11 ·


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