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Plans resubmitted for axed Margaret Thatcher statue in Parliament Square
A larger-than-life statue of Baroness Thatcher in Parliament Square is back on the agenda six months after it was axed over vandalism fears.

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Emmanuel Macron UK visit: Theresa May and French President to agree counter-terror measures as intelligence heads meet
Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron will meet alongside Britain and France's five intelligence chiefs to agree moves to counter terrorism and boost defence co-operation.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/emmanuel-macron-uk-visit-theresa-may-and-french-president-to-agree-counterterror-measures-as-a3742951.html
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John Worboys victim launches legal challenge over release
A crowdfund is set up to cover the costs of a court battle to stop the rapist being freed from jail.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42719883
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Floating ads
Spinning LED strips are used to create video images that appear to float in mid-air like holograms.

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VAULT Festival 2018 (24th Jan 18 to 18th Mar 18)
From January 24th to March 18th, over three hundred new shows explode across a festival of festivals in our Waterloo home. With new venues, new bars, new food and plenty of surprises, VAULT 2018 is th...

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Antonio Conte 'not worried' about keeping Eden Hazard at Chelsea amid Real Madrid transfer interest
Antonio Conte insists he is not worried about trying to keep Eden Hazard happy at Chelsea and will always put the success of the team first.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/antonio-conte-not-worried-about-keeping-eden-hazard-at-chelsea-amid-real-madrid-transfer-interest-a3741601.html
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West Ham vs Shrewsbury team news: Reece Oxford starts FA Cup replay
Reece Oxford has been handed his first start in a West Ham senior side for the first time since March 2016 as the Hammers take on Shrewsbury Town in their FA Cup third round replay.

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EPL table: 2017-18 Premier League standings, gameweek 23 fixtures, latest scores, results, top scorers and Golden Boot, live, TV channel, predictions
Manchester United cut the gap on Premier League leaders Manchester City to 12 points after beating Stoke City 3-0 on Monday night.

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Ukip leader Henry Bolton splits with girlfriend Jo Marney after 'racist' texts about Meghan Markle
Ukip leader Henry Bolton has revealed he has ended his relationship with his 25-year-old girlfriend after it was reported she had made racist remarks about Meghan Markle.

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London’s January air quality ’best in 10 years’
The capital has breached air pollution limits by 6 January every year since 2008.

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Sadiq Khan heckled by Brexit and Trump supporters as he warns of 'depressing' regression in gender equality
Sadiq Khan's speech on gender equality was halted by hecklers who stormed a conference and called for the London Mayor to be arrested.

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Two men lose legs in North Circular hit-and-run
The men, in their 40s, were hit as they stood beside their broken down car, the Met Police says.

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Tottenham analysis: Harry Kane the headline act but don't forget Heung-min Son and Christian Eriksen as Everton humbled at Wembley
Tottenham striker Harry Kane became the club's top Premier League goalscorer with 98 goals after his second-half brace helped the hosts thump Everton 4-0 at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

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VIEW THE KNIGHTSBRIDGE AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE KNIGHTSBRIDGE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE KNIGHTSBRIDGE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE KNIGHTSBRIDGE AREA IN THE 1860s
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Knightsbridge

Knightsbridge was originally a small hamlet, between the villages of Chelsea (Chelsey), Kensington (Kensing town) and Charing. In the time of Edward I, the manor of Knightsbridge appertained to the abbey of Westminster. It was named after a crossing of the River Westbourne, which is now an underground river.

Knightsbridge is notable as an ultra-expensive residential area, and for the density of its upmarket retail outlets. Fourteen of Britain's two hundred most expensive streets are in the district.

Knightsbridge is leafy, especially considering its location at the heart of London. It is home to many of the world's richest people, and has some of the highest property prices in the world. In February 2007, the world's then most expensive apartment at One Hyde Park, sold off plan for £100,000,000, and was bought by a Qatari Prince, and another apartment at the same place in February 2009, of almost the same price was bought by an Afghani Prince.

The principal landowners in the area are the Duke of Westminster and Earl Cadogan. The two areas of aristocratic landholdings can be distinguished: red-brick Queen Anne Revival buildings are mostly to be found on the Cadogan Estates, whereas white stucco-fronted houses are mostly found on the Grosvenor Estate, built by Thomas Cubitt.

Knightsbridge station opened on 15 December 1906 by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway (GNP&BR, now the Piccadilly Line). When opened, the platforms were accessed in the standard manner by four lifts and an emergency staircase connecting to parallel passageways and bridges to midway along the platforms. The original station building designed by Leslie Green was located on Brompton Road a short distance west of its junction with Knightsbridge and Sloane Street.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Blandel Bridge:   The bridge over the Westbourne at Sloane Square was called Blandel Bridge and was later renamed Grosvenor Bridge.
Harrods:   Harrods is an upmarket department store located in Brompton Road in Knightsbridge.
Knightsbridge:   Knightsbridge was originally a small hamlet, between the villages of Chelsea (Chelsey), Kensington (Kensing town) and Charing. In the time of Edward I, the manor of Knightsbridge appertained to the abbey of Westminster. It was named after a crossing of the River Westbourne, which is now an underground river.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albert Gate, SW1X · Alexander Square, SW3 · Ann’s Close, SW1X · Basil Mansions, SW3 · Basil Street, SW1X · Basil Street, SW3 · Beauchamp Mansions, SW3 · Beauchamp Place, SW3 · Beaufort Gardens, SW3 · Belgrave Mews North, SW1X · Belgrave Mews West, SW1X · Bowater House West, SW1X · Bowater House, SW1X · Bradbrook House, SW1X · Brompton Place, SW3 · Brompton Road, SW1X · Brompton Road, SW3 · Cadogan Gardens, SW3 · Cadogan Lane, SW1X · Cadogan Place, SW1X · Cadogan Square, SW1X · Cadogan Street, SW3 · Carriage Drive, SE21 · Carriage Drive, SE22 · Chapel Street, SW1X · Chesham Close, SW1X · Chesham Mews, SW1X · Chesham Place, SW1X · Chesham Street, SW1X · Chester Mews, SW1X · Cheval Place, SW7 · Clabon Mews, SW1X · Cliveden Place, SW1W · Culross Street, W1K · Draycott Terrace, SW3 · Dunraven Street, W1K · Duplex Ride, SW1X · Eaton Close, SW1W · Eaton Gate, SW1W · Ellis Street, SW1X · Ennismore Mews, SW7 · Ennismore Street, SW7 · Fairholt Street, SW7 · Frederic Mews, SW1X · Groom Place, SW1X · Grosvenor Cottages, SW1W · Grosvenor Crescent Mews, SW1X · Grosvenor Crescent, SW1X · Grosvenor Cresent, SW1X · Halkin Arcade, SW1X · Halkin Street, SW1X · Halsey Street, SW3 · Hans Crescent, SW1X · Hans Crescent, SW3 · Hans Cresent, SW1X · Hans Place, SW1X · Hans Road, SW1X · Hans Road, SW3 · Hans Street, SW1X · Harriet Street, SW1X · Harriet Walk, SW1X · Harrods Green, HA8 · Herbert Crescent, SW1X · Jefferson House, SW3 · Jones Street, W1K · Kingston House North, SW7 · Kinnerton Place South, SW1X · Kinnerton Street, SW1X · Kinnerton Yard, SW1X · Knight’s Bridge, E20 · Knightsbridge Barracks, SW7 · Knightsbridge Court, SW1X · Knightsbridge Green, SW1X · Knightsbridge, SW1X · Knightsbridge, SW3 · Lancelot Place, SW7 · Lennox Gardens Mews, SW1X · Lennox Gardens, SW1X · Little Chester Street, SW1X · Lowndes Square, SW1X · Lowndes Street, SW1X · Lyall Mews West, SW1X · Lyall Mews, SW1X · Milner Street, SW3 · Montpelier Mews, SW7 · Montpelier Square, SW7 · Montpelier Street, SW7 · Montpelier Walk, SW7 · Moore Street, SW3 · Motcomb Street, SW1X · New Ride, SW1X · New Ride, SW7 · Old Barrack Yard, SW1X · Ovington Gardens, SW3 · Ovington Square, SW3 · Ovington Street, SW3 · Park Close, SW1X · Park Lane, W1J · Park Lane, W1K · Park Mansions, SW1X · Park Street, W1K · Park Towers Hotel, SW1X · Parkside, SW1X · Pavilion Road, SW1X · Peninsular Tower, SW7 · Pont St Mews, SW1X · Pont Street Mews, SW1X · Pont Street, SW1X · Raphael Street, SW1X · Raphael Street, SW7 · Rawlings Street, SW3 · Relton Mews, SW7 · Rosemoor Street, SW3 · Rotten Row, SW1X · Rotten Row, SW7 · Rutland Gardens, SW7 · Rutland Gate Mews, SW7 · Rutland Gate, SW7 · Rutland Street, SW7 · Sedding Street, SW1W · Sedding Street, SW1X · Sloane Street, SW1X · Sloane Terrace, SW1X · South Carriage Drive, SW1X · South Carriage Drive, SW7 · St Catherine’s Mews, SW3 · Stackhouse Street, SW1X · Studio Place, SW1X · Trevor Place, SW7 · Trevor Square, SW3 · Trevor Square, SW7 · Trevor Street, SW7 · Upper Brook Street, W1K · Upper Grosvenor Street, W1K · Walkway, SW7 · West Eaton Place Mews, SW1X · West Eaton Place, SW1X · West Halkin Street, SW1X · Wilbraham Place, SW1X · William Mews, SW1X · William Street, SW1X · Wilton Crescent, SW1X · Wilton Cresent, SW1X · Wilton Mews, SW1X · Wilton Place, SW1X · Wilton Row, SW1X · Wilton Street, SW1X · Wilton Terrace, SW1X · Wiltshire Close, SW3 · Woods Mews, W1K ·


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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.
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.
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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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