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23 Jun 2017
02:54
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Day of Rage march: Armed police form ring of steel at Parliament ahead of major protest aimed at 'bringing down government'
Armed police formed a ring of steel around Westminster as part of a major security operation around a "Day of Rage" protest aimed at "bringing down the Government."

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/day-of-rage-armed-police-form-ring-of-steel-around-parliament-amid-fears-of-violent-protesters-a3569731.html
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23 Jun 2017
02:54
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International travel to London 'resilient' in wake of devastating terror attacks on UK, data shows
International travel to the capital is showing signs of resilience in light of the recent terror attacks, according to new data.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/international-travel-to-london-resilient-in-wake-of-devastating-terror-attacks-on-uk-data-shows-a3570486.html
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22 Jun 2017
21:24
IP: 180.76.15.153
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Catford stabbing: Man dies after being found collapsed in garden suffering knife wounds
A murder probe has been launched after a man was found sprawled in a south east London garden suffering from stab wounds.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/catford-stabbing-man-dies-after-being-found-collapsed-in-garden-suffering-knife-wounds-a3568371.html
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22 Jun 2017
21:24
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Artists for Grenfell: Charity single with Stormzy and Liam Payne is released
Stars including Stormzy, Liam Payne and Craig David record a cover of Bridge Over Troubled Water.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40343700
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22 Jun 2017
21:24
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Grenfell cladding used on Tottenham tower block
Residents at a block of flats in Tottenham have been told the building has the same cladding as Grenfell Tower.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40368427
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22 Jun 2017
21:24
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Piebury Corner King's Cross restaurant review: A perfection of amateurism
If you don't fancy a pie, you're foxed, frankly

http://www.standard.co.uk/goingout/restaurants/piebury-corner-kings-cross-restaurant-review-a-perfection-of-amateurism-a3569721.html
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22 Jun 2017
21:24
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London fire: Community claps and cheers firefighters
People in the Grenfell Tower area applauded firefighters as they drove away.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40319389
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22 Jun 2017
21:24
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Finsbury Park attack: What we know so far
One person has died and nine people were taken to hospital after a van was driven into people in north London.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40323769
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22 Jun 2017
21:24
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South London man charged with nine terrorism offences
A man from south London is to appear before magistrates charged with nine terrorism offences.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40344185
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22 Jun 2017
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Middlesex v Yorkshire: Ryan Higgins helps put champions on top at Lord's
Ryan Higgins takes 3-32 on his first-class debut as Yorkshire stumble to 186-9, replying to Middlesex 446 all out.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40335904
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22 Jun 2017
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'It's a shame they don't hire tanks': Son of Finsbury Park attack van company boss slammed for alleged comments
He allegedly wrote: "It's a shame they don't hire out a Steam Rollers or Tanks could have done a tidy job then"

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/its-a-shame-they-dont-hire-tanks-son-of-finsbury-park-attack-van-hire-company-boss-slammed-for-a3569366.html
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22 Jun 2017
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Reality Check
The Home Office disputes Former Met Commissioner Lord Blair's assertion that the Met is facing cuts.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40354815
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22 Jun 2017
19:57
IP: 144.76.198.150
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Post from High Street Kensington
London boroughs see biggest house sale falls in the country
London areas were among the top fallers for house sales in the country over the last year, and did not appear among top risers, analysis has found.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/london-boroughs-see-biggest-house-sale-falls-in-the-country-a3569686.html
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22 Jun 2017
16:57
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West Ham youngster Reece Oxford joins Borussia Monchengladbach on season-long loan
West Ham defender Reece Oxford has joined Borussia Monchengladbach on a season-long loan deal.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/west-ham-youngster-reece-oxford-joins-borussia-monchengladbach-on-seasonlong-loan-a3568501.html
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22 Jun 2017
09:58
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The government has bought up 68 flats in the lavish new apartment block on Kensington High Street to house those who lost their homes in the fire which killed at least 79 people.
The government has bought up 68 flats in the lavish new apartment block on Kensington High Street to house those who lost their homes in the fire which killed at least 79 people.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4625368/Grenfell-Tower-survivors-homes-2billion-block.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490

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VIEW THE KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1800s
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Kensington

Kensington is a district of West London, England within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, located west of Charing Cross.

The focus of the area is Kensington High Street, a busy commercial centre with many shops, typically upmarket. The street was declared London's second best shopping street in February 2005 thanks to its range and number of shops.

The edges of Kensington are not well-defined; in particular, the southern part of Kensington blurs into Chelsea, which has a similar architectural style. To the west, a transition is made across the West London railway line and Earl's Court Road further south into other districts, whilst to the north, the only obvious dividing line is Holland Park Avenue, to the north of which is the similar district of Notting Hill.

Kensington is, in general, an extremely affluent area, a trait that it now shares with its neighbour to the south, Chelsea. The area has some of London's most expensive streets and garden squares.

Kensington is also very densely populated; it forms part of the most densely populated local government district (the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea) in the United Kingdom. This high density is not formed from high-rise buildings; instead, it has come about through the subdivision of large mid-rise Victorian and Georgian terraced houses (generally of some four to six floors) into flats.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Coach and Horses:   The Coach & Horses was situated at 108 Notting Hill Gate.
Horbury Chapel (Kensington Temple):   In September 1849, the Horbury Chapel, Notting Hill was officially opened.
Kensington:   Kensington is a district of West London, England within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, located west of Charing Cross.
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.
Mercury Theatre:   The Mercury Theatre was situated at 2a Ladbroke Road, next to the Kensington Temple.
Notting Hill Gate:   Notting Hill Gate tube station is a London Underground station on the Central Line.
Prince Albert:   The Prince Albert has been a Notting Hill feature since the 1840s.
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.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Pembridge Road (1900s):   This is the view looking north down Pembridge Road from Notting Hill Gate.
Sheep in Kensington Gardens:   It was the practice to keep sheep in the Gardens to maintain the grass.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abingdon Mansions, W8 · Abingdon Road, W8 · Abingdon Road, W8 · Abingdon Villas, W8 · Adam And Eve Mews, W8 · Adam Eve Mews, W8 · Airlie Gardens, W8 · Albert Place, W8 · Allen Street, W8 · Alma Studios, W8 · Ansdell Street, W8 · Argyll Road, W8 · Aubrey Walk, W8 · Beatrice Place, W8 · Bedford Gardens, W8 · Berkeley Gardens, W8 · Bulmer Mews, W11 · Bulmer Place, W11 · Campden Hill Court, W8 · Campden Hill Road, W8 · Campden Hill Towers, W11 · Campden Street, W8 · Cheniston Gardens, W8 · Clanricarde Gardens, W2 · Cope Place, W8 · Cottesmore Court, W8 · Cottesmore Gardens, W8 · Dawson Place, W2 · De Vere Gardens, W8 · De Vere Mews, W8 · Derry Street, W8 · Earls Court Road, W8 · Earls Walk, W8 · Eden Close, W8 · Edge Street, W8 · Edwardes Place, W8 · Edwardes Square Studios, W8 · Edwardes Square, W8 · Evesham House, W2 · Farm Place, W8 · Farmer Street, W8 · Gordon Place, W8 · Gregory Place, W8 · Hillgate Place, W8 · Hillgate Street, W8 · Hillsleigh Road, W8 · Holland House, W8 · Holland Park, W11 · Holland Park, W8 · Holland Street, W8 · Holland Walk, W11 · Holland Walk, W8 · Horbury Crescent, W11 · Horbury Mews, W11 · Hornton Street, W8 · Inverness Gardens, W8 · Iverna Court, W8 · Iverna Gardens, W8 · Jameson Street, W8 · Kelso Place, W8 · Kensington Church Street, W8 · Kensington Court Place, W8 · Kensington Court, W8 · Kensington Gate, W8 · Kensington High Street, W8 · Kensington Mall, W8 · Kensington Place, W8 · Kensington Road, W8 · Lancer Square, W8 · Launceston Place, W8 · Lexham Gardens, W8 · Lexham Mews, W8 · Linden Gardens, W2 · Lucerne Mews, W8 · Marloes Road, W8 · Marlogs Road, W8 · Melon Place, W8 · Moscow Road, W2 · Newcombe House, W11 · Notting Hill Gate, W11 · Ossington Street, W2 · Palace Court, W2 · Palace Gardens Mews, W8 · Palace Gardens Terrace, W8 · Palace Gate, W8 · Palace Place Mansions, W8 · Peel Street, W8 · Pembridge Crescent, W11 · Pembridge Gardens, W2 · Pembridge Mews, W11 · Pembridge Road, W11 · Pembridge Road, W2 · Pembridge Square, W2 · Pembroke Mews, W8 · Pembroke Place, W8 · Pembroke Square, W8 · Pembroke Studios, W8 · Phillimore Gardens, W8 · Phillimore Walk, W8 · Pitt Street, W8 · Portobello Green, W10 · Prince Of Wales Terrace, W8 · Princes Mews, W2 · Rabbit Roe, W8 · Radley Mews, W8 · Scarsdale Place, W8 · Scarsdale Villas, W8 · Sheffield Terrace, W8 · Sheldrake Place, W8 · Simon Close, W11 · South Edwardes Square, W8 · South End Row, W8 · South End, W8 · St Albans Grove, W8 · St James House, W8 · St Mary Abbots Place, W8 · St Mary Abbots Vicarage, W8 · Stafford Terrace, W8 · Stone Hall Gardens, W8 · Stratford Road, W8 · Sunningdale Gardens, W8 · Thackeray Street, W8 · Tor Court, W8 · Tor Gardens, W8 · Upper Phillimore Gardens, W8 · Uxbridge Street, W8 · Vicarage Court, W8 · Vicarage Gardens, W8 · Vicarage Gate, W8 · Victoria Gardens, W11 · Victoria Grove, W8 · Victoria Road, W8 · Warwick Chambers, W8 · Wrights Lane, W8 · Young Street, W8 ·


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