Kingsway, WC2A

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Ealing Council paves way to ban anti-abortion protesters
Council cabinet members vote in favour of banning protesters from gathering outside a Marie Stopes clinic.

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North Circular crash: Maserati driver faces jail after ploughing into police officers
A driver who left two police officers fighting for life after ploughing into to them in his Maserati is facing jail.

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Scouts to buy new paddle boards after successful grant application
Scouts to buy new paddle boards after successful grant application

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Harry Uzoka death: Two charged with model’s murder
Fashion and catwalk model Harry Uzoka, 25, died from a stab wound to the heart in west London.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42700825
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A Wimbledon dental charity worker will walk, run or jog 100km in a bid to help 150 children have surgery

A Wimbledon children’s dental medical charity’s community partnership manager for a will be taking on a challenge to help more than 150 youngsters have surgery.


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Mumps: Here’s all you need to know after cases reported in south London

Swollen glands, two weeks in bed, no human contact- who needs mumps?


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A popular Orpington diner has closed down and people are upset

A family-run restaurant on Orpington High Street has announced its closure after over five years in business because of "unforeseen circumstances".


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Harry Uzoka post-mortem: Model was stabbed in the heart
Fashion and runway model Harry Uzoka, 25, was assaulted in west London on Thursday.

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Sadiq Khan speech interrupted by protesters
The mayor of London responded that "at least I didn’t get given a P45".

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Acton woman to swim 100 miles for London Air Ambulance

AN Acton woman has begun a mission to swim 100 miles by July to raise vital funds for London’s Air Ambulance.


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Six of the swankiest houses on the market right now in Dartford and Bexley
Six of the swankiest houses on the market right now in Dartford and Bexley

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Speeding driver jailed for killing cyclist in London hit-and-run
Ugur Unlu was going at more than twice the speed limit when he hit Anita Szucs ’head-on’.

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Camden Road crash: Cyclist fighting for life after 'hit-and-run' in north London
A cyclist is fighting for his life in hospital after a suspected hit-and-run crash in Camden.

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Man arrested in Bromley for allegedly carrying this cleaver
A man has been arrested for allegedly carrying an offensive weapon after police found him with a cleaver.

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VIEW THE HOLBORN 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 HOLBORN 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 HOLBORN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE HOLBORN AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE HOLBORN AREA IN THE 1900s
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LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Ackermann’s:   Rudolph Ackermann (20 April 1764 in Stollberg, Saxony – 30 March 1834 in Finchley) was an Anglo-German bookseller, inventor, lithographer, publisher and businessman.
Aldwych:   Aldwych is a closed station on the London Underground; formerly a branch line of the Piccadilly Line.
Courtauld Institute of Art:   The Courtauld Institute of Art is a self-governing college of the University of London specialising in the study of the history of art.
Holborn:   Holborn is both an area and also the name of the area's principal street, known as High Holborn between St. Giles's High Street and Gray's Inn Road and then Holborn Viaduct between Holborn Circus and Newgate Street.
Royal Opera House:   The foundation of the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden lies in the letters patent awarded by Charles II to Sir William Davenant in 1660, allowing Davenant to operate one of only two patent theatre companies (The Duke's Company) in London.
Shipley's Drawing School:   101 The Strand was an art school from 1750 until 1806.
Temple:   Temple is a London Underground station in the City of Westminster, on the Victoria Embankment. It is the nearest tube station for King's College London and the London School of Economics.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Blackmoore Street (1902):   This photo depicts Blackmoor Street which was in the Drury Lane slum, with Clare Court on the left
Houghton Street (1906):   A greengrocer's on the corner of Houghton Street and Clare Market (behind The Strand) in 1906 just before demolition.
New Inn Passage (1901):   The corner of Houghton Street and New Inn Passage taken on a 1901 photo just prior to the clearence of the area for the Aldwych-Kingsway improvement scheme.
Strand (1890s):   The Strand in the 1890s
Wild Street (1902):   Wild Street, in the Covent Garden area, was on the edge of the Kingsway improvements which would utterly transform the area in the following years.
Wych Street:   Wych Street was a street in London, roughly where Australia House now stands on Aldwych. It ran west from the church of St Clement Danes on the Strand to a point towards the southern end of Drury Lane.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Africa House, WC2B · Aldwych, WC2 · Aldwych, WC2B · Arundel Street, WC2R · Atkin Building, WC1R · Australia House, WC2B · Barter Street, WC1A · Beaumont Buildings, WC2B · Bedford Row, WC1R · Bell Yard, WC2A · Bloomsbury Place, WC1A · Bloomsbury Square, WC1A · Bloomsbury Square, WC1B · Boswell Street, WC1X · Bow St Covent Garden, WC2E · Bow Street, WC2B · Bow Street, WC2E · Broad Court, WC2B · Bull Inn Court, WC2R · Burleigh Street, WC2E · Carey Street, WC2A · Carting Lane, WC2R · Catherine Street, WC2B · Catton Street, WC1R · Central Arcade, WC2E · Clare Market, WC2A · Clare Market, WC2E · Clement’s Inn, WC2R · Clements Inn, WC2A · Coptic Street, WC1A · Covent Garden Piazza, WC2E · Covent Garden, WC2E · Crown Court, WC2B · Dane Street, WC1R · Drury Lane, WC2B · Dryden Street, WC2E · Eagle Street, WC1R · Embankment, SW6 · Exchange Court, WC2R · Exeter Street, WC2E · Exeter Street, WC2R · Field Court, WC1R · Fisher Street, WC1R · Fulwood Place, WC1V · Gate Street, WC2A · Grays Inn Place, WC1R · Grays Inn Square Chambers, WC1R · Grays Inn Square, WC1R · Great Queen Street, WC2B · Great Turnstile, WC1V · Hand Court, WC1V · Hanover Place, WC2E · Heathcock Court, WC2R · High Holborn, WC1V · High Holborn, WC2A · High Holborn, WC2B · High Street, WD1 · Holborn, WC1V · Houghton Square, SW9 · Houghton Street, WC2A · Houghton Street, WC2B · James Street, WC2E · Jockeys Fields, WC1R · Jubilee Hall Jubilee Market, WC2E · Jubilee Market Hall Tavistock Court, WC2E · Jubilee Market, WC2E · Kean Street, WC2B · Kemble Street, WC2B · Kingsgate Street, WC1R · Kingsway, WC2B · Lancaster Place, WC2E · Lincoln’s Inn Fields, WC2A · Lincolns Inn Fields, WC2A · Lion Court, WC1V · Little Turnstile, WC1V · Macklin Street, WC2B · Maiden Lane, WC2E · Maple Leaf Walk, SW11 · Martlett Court, WC2B · Melbourne Place, WC2B · Montreal Place, WC2R · Museum Street, WC1A · New Oxford Street, WC1A · New Oxford Street, WC2H · New Square Passage, WC2A · Newton Street, WC2B · North East Wing Bush House, WC2B · North West Wing Bush House, WC2B · Orange Street, WC1R · Parker Mews, WC2B · Parker Street, WC2B · Peabody Trust Estate, SE21 · Peabody Trust Estate, SE24 · Portsmouth Street, WC2A · Portugal Street, WC2A · Princeton Street, WC1R · Procter Street, WC1V · Proctor Street, WC1V · Raymond Buildings, WC1R · Red Lion Square, WC1R · Red Lion Street, WC1R · River Terrace, W6 · Russell Chambers, WC2E · Russell Street, WC2B · Russell Street, WC2E · Sandland Street, WC1R · Sardinia House, WC2A · Sardinia Street, WC2A · Savoy Court, WC2R · Savoy Hill, WC2R · Savoy Street, WC2E · Savoy Street, WC2R · Savoy Way, WC2R · Serle Street, WC2A · Sheffield Street, WC2A · Shelton Street, WC2B · Sicilian Avenue, WC1A · South East Wing Bush House, WC2B · South Square, WC1R · South Square, WC1X · Southampton Place, WC1A · Southampton Row, WC1B · Southampton Row, WC1V · Southampton Street, WC2E · Southampton Street, WC2R · St Clement’s Passage, WC2A · St Clements Lane, WC2A · St Giles House, WC2B · Stedham Place, WC1A · Stone Buildings, WC2A · Strand Lane, WC2R · Strand Underpass, WC2R · Strand, WC2A · Strand, WC2B · Strand, WC2N · Strand, WC2R · Stukeley Street, WC2B · Surrey Street, WC2R · Tavistock Street, WC2B · Tavistock Street, WC2E · Temple Place, WC2R · The Arcade, WC2B · The Australia Centre, WC2B · The Edmund J. Safra Fountain Court, WC2R · The Market Piazza, WC2E · The Market The Piazza, WC2E · The Market, WC2E · The Piazza, WC2E · The Strand, WC2N · The Strand, WC2R · Verulam Buildings, WC1R · Victoria Embankment, SE1 · Victoria Embankment, WC2R · Victoria House, WC1A · Warwick Court, WC1R · Wellington Street, WC2E · Wellington Terrace, W2 · West Central Street, WC1A · Whetstone Park, WC2A · Wild Court, WC2B · Wild Street, WC2B · Yorkshire Grey Yard, WC1R ·


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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.
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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 (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."
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Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
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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.
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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
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Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
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