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Former Danish PM schools husband Labour MP Stephen Kinnock ahead of election night interview
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Police under fire over claims hairdresser Daryll Rowe 'tried to keep spreading HIV while on bail'
Police are under fire over claims that the hairdresser who deliberately infected his lovers with HIV continued his campaign while on bail.

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Fulham crash: Driver ’uninjured’ after car flips on roof and smashes into traffic light at busy junction
The man managed to clamber out of the vehicle and was declared "walking wounded" on Thursday (November 16)

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A laser party is coming to sketch this Christmas
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A mince pie made from real meat now exists in London
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Tottenham v Arsenal: Pick your combined north London derby XI
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Dramatic CCTV shows moment gunmen hunt victim through streets of east London
Dramatic CCTV shows moment gunmen hunt victim through streets of east London

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Gloucester Road

Gloucester Road: Where Rumpole of the Bailey hung his hat.

Gloucester Road is a street in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea of London. It runs north-south between Kensington Gardens (at which point it is known as Palace Gate) and the Old Brompton Road at the south end. At its intersection with Cromwell Road is Gloucester Road tube station, close to which there are several pubs, restaurants, many hotels and St. Stephen's Church (built in 1867 and, notably, the church warden of which was the poet T. S. Eliot).

The road is named after Maria, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh who built a house there in 1805. It was earlier called Hog Moore Lane (1612), that is 'lane through marshy ground where hogs are kept', a name that was still used until about 1850.

Gloucester Road is the residence (in the form of 25B Froxbury Court) of the fictional barrister Horace Rumpole of John Mortimer's Rumpole of the Bailey series of short stories.

Gloucester Road underground station is in two parts: sub-surface platforms, opened in 1868 by the Metropolitan Railway as part of the company's extension of the Inner Circle route from Paddington to South Kensington and to Westminster, and deep-level platforms opened in 1906 by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway. A variety of underground and mainline services have operated over the sub-surface tracks. The deep-level platforms have remained largely unaltered. A disused sub-surface platform features periodic art installations as part of Transport for London's Art on the Underground scheme.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Brompton:   Brompton is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Ship Inn:   The Ship Inn (later the Swan) stood where today's Queen's Gate intersects with Old Brompton Road.
The Boltons:   The Boltons name derives from William Boulton who bought land in the area in 1795.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albert Mews, SW7 · Armstrong Road, SW7 · Ashburn Gardens, SW7 · Ashburn Place, SW7 · Astwood Mews, SW7 · Atherstone Mews, SW7 · Bina Gardens, SW5 · Bolney Gate, SW7 · Bolton Gardens Mews, SW10 · Boltons Place, SW5 · Brechin Place, SW7 · Clareville Grove, SW7 · Clareville Street, SW7 · Claylands Road, SW7 · Colbeck Mews, SW7 · Cornwall Gardens, SW7 · Cottesmore Gardens, W8 · Courtfield Road, SW7 · Cranley Gardens, SW7 · Cranley Mews, SW7 · Cresswell Place, SW10 · Cromwell Road, SW7 · Cromwell Road, W8 · Dove Mews, SW5 · Eldon Road, W8 · Elvaston Mews, SW7 · Elvaston Place, SW7 · Emperors Gate, SW7 · Gledhow Gardens, SW5 · Gloucester Arcade, SW7 · Gloucester Road, SW7 · Gore Street, SW7 · Grenville Place, SW7 · Harrington Gardens, SW7 · Hereford Square, SW7 · Kynance Mews, SW7 · Kynance Place, SW7 · Launceston Place, SW7 · Launceston Place, W8 · Manson Mews, SW7 · Manson Place, SW7 · McLeod’s Mews, SW7 · Osten Mews, SW7 · Owen Close, UB4 · Petersham Mews, SW7 · Petersham Place, SW7 · Queens Gate Gardens, SW7 · Queens Gate Mews, SW7 · Queens Gate Place Mews, SW7 · Queens Gate Place, SW7 · Queens Gate Terrace, SW7 · Queens Gate, SW7 · Queensberry Mews West, SW7 · Queen’s Gate Place Mews, SW7 · Queen’s Gate, SW7 · Roland Way, SW7 · Rosary Gardens, SW7 · South Bolton Gardens, SW5 · Southwell Gardens, SW7 · Stanhope Gardens, SW7 · Stanhope Mews East, SW7 · Stanhope Mews South, SW7 · Stanhope Mews West, SW7 · Thistle Grove, SW10 · Victoria Grove, W8 · Wetherby Gardens, SW5 · Wetherby Place, SW7 ·


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Cary's New And Accurate Plan of London and Westminster (1818) FREE DOWNLOAD
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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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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
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