Gatesborough Street, EC2A

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Gatesborough Street is one of the streets of London in the EC2A 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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Video: Kids caught ’spitting’ at people as they use canvas cover as a ’bouncy castle’

Two people have been caught on camera "spitting" at pedestrians as they sit atop a canvas cover in Wallington.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16239173.Video__Kids_caught__spitting__at_people_as_they_use_canvas_cover_as_a__bouncy_castle_/?ref=rss

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Mitcham stabbing: Man in his 20s killed
A man, thought to be in his 20s, has been killed in Mitcham after he was stabbed multiple times.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44188255

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Live updates after fire in a Beckenham restaurant

The London Fire Brigade has been called to a restaurant in Beckenham. The cellar of Toby Carvery Eden Park is believed to be on fire.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16237155.Live_updates_after_fire_in_a_Beckenham_restaurant/?ref=rss

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Paracanoe World Cup: Emma Wiggs beats GB team-mate Charlotte Henshaw to claim second gold
Emma Wiggs wins her second gold of the Paracanoe Sprint World Cup in Hungary as Great Britain finish the event with six medals.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/44184269

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Sinkhole appears in Surbiton Crescent - cause under investigation
A sinkhole has appeared in Surbiton Crescent, and investigations into what caused it are ongoing.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16236347.Sinkhole_appears_in_Surbiton_Crescent_-_cause_under_investigation/?ref=rss

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Mollie King wears denim skirt as she heads to BBC Radio studios


The former Saturdays singer, 30, looked every inch the style maven as she made her way to the BBC Studios to co-host Matt Edmondson radio show in London on Friday afternoon.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-5745299/Mollie-King-flashes-toned-pins-thigh-skimming-denim-skirt-heads-BBC-Radio-studios.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Romford killing: Man arrested for murder of 85-year-old
Rosina Coleman, 85, was found dead by a handyman working at her east London home.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44172371

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Doing their best! Awards for 66 Scouts across West Middlesex

A TOTAL of 66 Scouts from across West Middlesex came together to receive Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Awards at Greenford Assembly Hall on Wednesday.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16234459.Doing_their_best__Awards_for_66_Scouts_across_West_Middlesex/?ref=rss

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West Ham to appoint boss with ’proven record of success at highest level’
West Ham say they will appoint a manager who has a "proven record of success at the highest level" within the next week.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44161149

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Autism dance group wows judges in Europe

AUTISM With Attitude street dance group, from Hillingdon Manor School, have changed perceptions of young people with autism by finishing second in the European United Dance Organisations Championships in Germany.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16233325.Autism_dance_group_wows_judges_in_Europe/?ref=rss

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Westley’s 134 guides Essex to cup win over Middlesex
Tom Westley scores a 50-over career-best 134 as Essex beat Middlesex by six wickets in their opening One-Day Cup match.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/44117135

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Distant cousin found in time for 104-year-old’s funeral
Genealogists trace a distant relative of a woman who has outlived all her immediate family.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-44122551

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UK ’leading world’ in compassionate technology
A report shows the UK tech sector is growing much faster than the rest of the economy.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-44073821

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Love Mortlake submit Stag Brewery response to Richmond Council
The Mortlake Brewery Community Group has released its response to the Stag Brewery redevelopment plans.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16232008.Love_Mortlake_submit_Stag_Brewery_response_to_Richmond_Council/?ref=rss

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Romford woman found dead at home after ’cowardly assault’
Rosina Coleman was found dead by a handyman working at her east London home, police say.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44142350

VIEW THE OLD STREET AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE OLD STREET AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE OLD STREET AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE OLD STREET AREA IN THE 1860s
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Old Street

Old Street Roundabout is sometimes known as St Agnes Well after the shopping centre beneath it, while the area surrounding the roundabout is often colloquially known as Silicon Roundabout, owing to the prominence of British web-based companies there.

In 2008, there were around 15 media and high-tech companies in close proximity of the Silicon Roundabout, which forms the heart of East London Tech City. Plans to help accelerate the growth of the cluster were announced by Prime Minister David Cameron in a speech given in 2010. A year later, Cameron announced that he was appointing entrepreneur Eric van der Kleij to lead the initiative. By 2011, approximately 200 firms were occupying the area, signifying a rapid increase in interest. Wired magazine updated this figure in 2012 and suggested some 5000 tech companies were located in the wider area centred on the Old Street roundabout.

Google Campus opened in March 2012 in a seven-storey building near Old Street roundabout.

Old Street station, beneath the roundabout, was originally opened in November 1901 by the first deep-level tube railway, the City & South London Railway, as part of an extension of its line from Moorgate to Angel. The station is on the Bank branch of London Underground's Northern Line, between Moorgate and Angel stations. It is also between Moorgate and Essex Road stations on National Rail's Northern City Line.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
18 Folgate Street:   Dennis Severs' House in Folgate Street is a 'still-life drama' created by the previous owner as an 'historical imagination' of what life would have been like inside for a family of Huguenot silk weavers.
Old Street:   Old Street Roundabout is sometimes known as St Agnes Well after the shopping centre beneath it, while the area surrounding the roundabout is often colloquially known as Silicon Roundabout, owing to the prominence of British web-based companies there.
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.
Tenter Ground:   Tenter Ground harks back to the seventeenth century when this patch of land was surrounded by weavers’ houses and workshops and used to wash and stretch their fabrics on ’tenters’ to dry.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Angel Gate, EC1V · Anning Street, EC2A · Appold Street, EC2A · Ashford Street, N1 · Austin Street, E2 · Bache’s Street, N1 · Baches Street, N1 · Baldwin Street, EC1V · Baltic St East, EC1Y · Baltic Street East, EC1Y · Basing House Yard, E2 · Bastwick Street, EC1V · Bateman’s Row, EC2A · Batemans Row, EC2A · Bath Place, EC2A · Bath Street, EC1V · Bevenden Street, N1 · Bishops Square, E1 · Blackall Street, EC2A · Blossom Street, E1 · Bonhill Street, EC2A · Boot Street, N1 · Boundary Passage, E1 · Boundary Street, E2 · Bowl Court, E1 · Bowling Green Walk, N1 · Brunswick Place, EC1V · Brunswick Place, N1 · Buckland Street, N1 · Buttesland Street, N1 · Calvert Avenue, E2 · Celia Blairman House, E1 · Central Street, EC1V · Chapel Place, EC2A · Charles Square, N1 · Charlotte Road, EC2A · Chart Street, N1 · Cherbury Street, N1 · Christina Street, EC2A · Christopher Street, EC2A · City Forum, EC1V · City Lofts, EC2A · City Road, EC1Y · Cleeve Workshops, E2 · Clere Street, EC2A · Clifton Street, EC2A · Clunbury Street, N1 · Coronet Street, EC1V · Coronet Street, N1 · Corsham Street, N1 · Cottons Gardens, E2 · Cowper Street, EC2A · Cranwood Street, EC1V · Crondall Street, N1 · Crown Place, EC2A · Cullum Welch Court, N1 · Curtain Place, EC2A · Curtain Road, EC2 · Curtain Road, EC2A · Curtan Road, EC2A · Dereham Place, EC2A · Dingley Road, EC1V · Domingo Street, EC1Y · Drysdale Place, E2 · Drysdale Street, N1 · Earl Street, EC2A · East Road, N1 · Elder Street, E1 · Enfield Cloisters, N1 · Epworth Street, EC1Y · Epworth Street, EC2A · Exchange Arcade, EC2M · Exchange Square, EC2A · Exchange Square, EC2M · Fairchild Place, EC2A · Fairchild Street, EC2A · Falkirk Street, N1 · Fanshaw Street, N1 · Farringdon Road, EC1V · Finsbury Pavement, EC1Y · Finsbury Pavement, EC2A · Finsbury Pavement, EC2Y · Finsbury Square, EC2A · Fleur De Lis Street, E1 · Folgate Street, E1 · French Place, E1 · Fullwoods Mews, N1 · Galway Street, EC1V · Garden Walk, EC2A · Gatesborough Street, EC2A · Gee Street, EC1V · Geffrye Court, N1 · Godfrey House St Lukes Estate, EC1V · Great Eastern Street, EC2A · Haberdasher Street, N1 · Hall Street, EC1V · Hare Walk, N1 · Hearn Street, EC2A · Hewett Street, EC2A · Hoffman Square, N1 · Holywell Centre, EC2A · Holywell Lane, EC2A · Holywell Row, EC2A · Honduras Street, EC1V · Honduras Street, EC1Y · Hoxton Market, N1 · Hoxton Square, N1 · Hoxton Street, N1 · Ironmonger Row, EC1V · Ivy Street, N1 · King John Court, EC2A · King Square, EC1V · Lackington Street, EC2A · Leo Yard, EC1V · Leonard Street, EC2A · Lever Street, EC1V · Ligonier Street, E2 · Lizard Street, EC1V · Luke Street, EC2A · Mail Coach Yard, N1 · Mark Street, EC2A · Marlow Workshops, E2 · Martha’s Buildings, EC1V · Memel Street, EC1Y · Mill House, EC2A · Mitchell Street, EC1V · Monteagle Court, N1 · Myrtle Walk, N1 · New Inn Broadway, EC2A · New Inn Square, EC2A · New Inn Street, EC2A · New Inn Yard, EC2A · New North Place, EC2A · Norman Street, EC1V · Norton Folgate, E1 · Norton Folgate, EC2M · Old Street Promenade of Light, EC1V · Old Street Roundabout, EC1Y · Old Street, EC1V · Old Street, EC1Y · Old Street, EC2A · Old Street, N1 · Oliver’s Yard, EC2A · Olivers Yard, EC1Y · Paul Street, EC2A · Pear Tree Street, EC1V · Peartree Street, EC1V · Peerless Street, EC1V · Perseverance Works, E2 · Phipp Street, EC2A · Pindar Street, EC2A · Pitfield Street, EC2A · Pitfield Street, N1 · Plough Yard, EC2A · Primrose Street, EC2A · Printing House Yard, E2 · Purcell Street, N1 · Radnor Street, EC1V · Railway Arches, EC2A · Ravey Street, EC2A · Regan Way, N1 · Rivington Place, EC2A · Rivington Street, EC2A · Rufus Street, N1 · Scrutton Street, EC2A · Seward Street, EC1V · Shenfield Street, N1 · Shoreditch High Street, E8 · Shoreditch High Street, EC1V · Shoreditch High Street, EC2A · Singer Street, EC1V · Singer Street, EC2A · Snowden Street, EC2A · Spital Square, E1 · St Agnes Well, EC1V · St. Agnes Well, EC1Y · St. Agnes Well, EC2A · Standard Place, EC2A · Stanway Street, N1 · Stothard Place, EC2M · Sun Street Passage, EC2A · Sun Street, EC2M · Tabernacle Street, EC2A · Tea Building, E1 · The Arcade, EC2M · The Arches, EC2A · Tilney Court, EC1V · Timber Street, EC1Y · Tyssen Street, N1 · Union Walk, E2 · Vandy Street, EC2A · Vince Street, EC1V · Waterson Street, E2 · Whitecross Place, EC2M · Wilks Place, N1 · Willow Court, EC2A · Willow Street, EC2A · Wilson Street, EC2A · Worship Mews, EC2A · Worship Street, EC2A ·

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Central London, north east (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
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.
John Cary

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.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
Chapman and Hall, London

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."
Chapman and Hall, London

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.
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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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