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David Moyes ran a tight ship in his short time as West Ham manager, and Manuel Pellegrini is likely to follow a similar path.

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Father’s live tweeting of Science Museum school trip is online hit


In a bid to help out his daughter’s teachers, Simon Smith volunteered to join her class on a trip to London. But what sounded like a nice day out quickly turned into a nightmare.


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Slavisa Jokanovic wants Fulham to match his ambition ahead of talks with club's hierarchy
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VIEW THE HYDE PARK CORNER AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE HYDE PARK CORNER AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE HYDE PARK CORNER AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE HYDE PARK CORNER AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE HYDE PARK CORNER AREA IN THE 1900s
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Hyde Park Corner

At the other end of Park Lane from Marble Arch, Hyde Park Corner has struck terror into many a learner driver.

In the centre of the roundabout stands Constitution Arch (or Wellington Arch), designed by Decimus Burton as a memorial to the Duke of Wellington and originally providing a grand entrance to London. It was built as a northern gate to the grounds of Buckingham Palace. Originally the arch was topped with an equestrian statue of the Duke by Matthew Cotes Wyatt, but it was replaced with the current work, The Angel of Peace descending on the Quadriga of Victory (1912) by Adrian Jones.

Other monuments at Hyde Park Corner include Jones’s Monument to the Cavalry of the Empire (off the west side of Park Lane), Alexander Munro’s Boy and Dolphin statue (in a rose garden parallel to Rotten Row, going west from Hyde Park Corner), the Wellington Monument (off the west side of Park Lane) and a statue of Byron (on a traffic island opposite the Wellington Monument).

To the north of the roundabout is Apsley House, the home of the first Duke of Wellington. Such was Wellington’s ego, that he insisted that his letters were addressed to Number 1, London.

Hyde Park Corner was used as a code to announce to the Government the death of King George VI in 1952.

Hyde Park Corner tube station was opened by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway on 15 December 1906. It is one of the few stations which have no associated buildings above ground, the station being fully underground.

The original, Leslie Green-designed station building still remains to the south of the road junction, notable by its ox-blood coloured tiles; it was until June 2010 used as a pizza restaurant, and since January 2013 it is the Wellesley Hotel. The building was taken out of use in the early 1930s when the station was provided with escalators in place of lifts although an emergency stairway provides a connection to the platforms. The lift shafts are now used to provide ventilation.

After the station was rebuilt with escalators the adjacent little-used station at Down Street to the east (towards Green Park) was taken out of use.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Apsley House:   There is a rumour that the 1st Duke of Wellington insisted his post to his home, Apsley House, be addressed as Number One, London. It however was not due only to ego.
Apsley Way:   Apsley Way is the formal name for the pathway which runs under Wellington Arch.
Down Street :   Down Street, also known as Down Street (Mayfair), is a disused station on the London Underground, located in Mayfair.
Halkin Hotel:   The Halkin (styled as The Halkin by COMO) is a 5-star hotel.
Hyde Park Corner:   At the other end of Park Lane from Marble Arch, Hyde Park Corner has struck terror into many a learner driver.
InterContinental London:   InterContinental London Park Lane is a luxury 5-star hotel.
London Lock Hospital:   The London Lock Hospital was the first venereal disease clinic.
Park Lane Hotel:   The Park Lane Hotel is a 5 Star hotel on Piccadilly, London.
RAF Bomber Command Memorial:   The Royal Air Force Bomber Command Memorial is a memorial commemorating the crews of RAF Bomber Command who embarked on missions during the Second World War.
Royal Aeronautical Society:   The Royal Aeronautical Society, also known as the RAeS, is a British-founded multidisciplinary professional institution dedicated to the global aerospace community.
Royal Artillery Memorial:   The Royal Artillery Memorial is a stone memorial at Hyde Park Corner, dedicated to the First World War casualties of the Royal Regiment of Artillery.
St Paul’s Church:   St Paul’s Church is an Anglican church of the Anglo-Catholic tradition located at 32a Wilton Place.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Ann’s Close, SW1X · Belgrave Mews North, SW1X · Belgrave Mews South, SW1X · Belgrave Mews West, SW1X · Belgrave Place, SW1X · Belgrave Square, SW1X · Brick Street, W1J · Cadogan Lane, SW1X · Chapel Street, SW1X · Chesham Close, SW1X · Chesham Mews, SW1X · Chesham Place, SW1X · Chesham Street, SW1X · Chester Close, SW1X · Chester Close, W1M · Chester Mews, SW1X · Chester Square Mews, SW1W · Chester Street, SW1X · Down Street, W1J · Duke of Wellington Place, SW1X · Eaton Mews North, SW1X · Eaton Place, SW1X · Eaton Row, SW1W · Frederic Mews, SW1X · Groom Place, SW1X · Grosvenor Crescent Mews, SW1X · Grosvenor Crescent, SW1X · Grosvenor Cresent, SW1X · Grosvenor Place, SW1X · Halkin Arcade, SW1X · Halkin Street, SW1X · Hamilton Mews, W1J · Hamilton Place, W1J · Headfort Place, SW1X · Hertford Street, W1J · Hobart Place, SW1W · Hyde Park Corner, W1J · Kinnerton Place South, SW1X · Kinnerton Street, SW1X · Kinnerton Yard, SW1X · Lanesborough Place, SW1X · Little Chester Street, SW1X · Lower Belgrave Street, SW1W · Lyall Mews West, SW1X · Lyall Mews, SW1X · Montrose Place, SW1X · Motcomb Street, SW1X · Old Barrack Yard, SW1X · Old Park Lane, W1J · Pembroke Close, SW1X · Pitt’s Head Mews, W1J · Pont Street, SW1X · Roberts Mews, SW1X · Stanhope Row, W1J · Upper Belgrave Street, SW1X · West Halkin Street, SW1X · Wilton Crescent, SW1X · Wilton Cresent, SW1X · Wilton Mews, SW1X · Wilton Place, SW1X · Wilton Row, SW1X · Wilton Street, SW1X · Wilton Terrace, SW1X ·

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Central London, south west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, south west.
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
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
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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."
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."
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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.
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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