The UCL Academy

School in/near Swiss Cottage, existing between 2012 and now

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Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).



The UCL Academy is a mixed school which opened in 2012.

Total school capacity: 1150.
Enrollment (2018): 1048.
Girls enrolled (2018): 495.
Boys enrolled (2018): 550.
It has a website at: http://www.uclacademy.co.uk.



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VIEW THE SWISS COTTAGE AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE SWISS COTTAGE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE SWISS COTTAGE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE SWISS COTTAGE AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE SWISS COTTAGE AREA IN THE 1900s
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Swiss Cottage

Swiss Cottage is named after an inn called The Swiss Tavern that was built in 1804 in the style of a Swiss chalet and on the site of a former tollgate keeper’s cottage.

The district formed part of the ancient parish of Hampstead. It developed following the Finchley Road Act 1826, which authorised construction of Finchley New Road and Avenue Road, with The Swiss Tavern located at the junction of the new roads. The neighbourhood around Finchley Road and Avenue Road was redeveloped in 1937 and 1938 with the opening of an Odeon cinema and the Regency Lodge flats. After World War II, local authority housing was constructed by the London County Council in the area.

Local amenities include an Odeon Cinema, Sir Basil Spence’s Grade II-listed Swiss Cottage Central Library and the Hampstead Theatre. Swiss Cottage is the location of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama that occasionally performs at the Embassy Theatre. Swiss Cottage Leisure Centre reopened in early 2006 after redevelopment; it now has two swimming pools, a gym and a climbing wall. Many of the area’s cityscapes and London street scenes, particularly of Swiss Cottage, Adamson Rd, Eton Ave and Belsize Park were represented by the Camden Town Group painter Robert Bevan and his wife, the Polish painter Stanislawa de Karlowska. They lived at 14 Adamson Road.

Swiss Cottage station was opened in 1868 as the northern terminus of the Metropolitan and St. John’s Wood Railway, the first northward branch extension from Baker Street of the Metropolitan Railway (now the Metropolitan line). From here, starting in 1879, the line was subsequently extended further to Watford, Amersham, Chesham and Uxbridge.

The current station was opened on 20 November 1939 on a new section of deep-level tunnel constructed between Baker Street and Finchley Road stations when the Metropolitan line’s services on its Stanmore branch were transferred to the Bakerloo line.

The new station initially operated as part of a combined station with the Metropolitan line’s adjacent sub-surface Swiss Cottage station (platforms 1 and 2 were Metropolitan line and 3 and 4 were Bakerloo line), but the Metropolitan line station was closed on 17 August 1940. The Bakerloo line station was subsequently transferred along with the rest of the Stanmore branch to the Jubilee line when it opened on 1 May 1979.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
6 Ellerdale Road:   6 Ellerdale Road is a house built by the Arts and Crafts movement architect Richard Norman Shaw for himself in the period 1874 to 1876.
Abbey Road and Regents Park Children’s Centre Information Point:   This is a children’s centre.
Anna Freud Centre:   The Anna Freud Centre is a child mental health research, training and treatment centre.
Arnold House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 13. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Barrow Hill Junior School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Beachcroft AP Academy:   Academy alternative provision converter which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 16.
Central School of Speech and Drama:   The Royal Central School of Speech & Drama was founded in 1906 to offer a new form of training in speech and drama for young actors and other students.
Central School of Speech and Drama:   Higher education institutions
Devonshire House Preparatory School:   Devonshire House preparatory school is based in four large Victorian houses in Hampstead.
Devonshire House Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 13.
Fitzjohn’s Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Fitzjohn’s Primary School:   Fitzjohn’s Primary School is a community primary school, established in 1953.
Freud Museum:   The Freud Museum is a museum dedicated to Sigmund Freud, who lived there with his family during the last year of his life.
George Eliot Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Gloucester House, The Tavistock Children’s Day Unit:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 14.
Hall School:   The Hall School is an independent boys’ preparatory school in Belsize Park.
Hampstead Heath:   Hampstead Heath railway station has been part of the London Overground since 11 November 2007.
Hampstead Hill School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 8. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Hampstead Theatre:   The Hampstead Theatre specialises in commissioning and producing new writing, supporting and developing the work of new writers.
Hampstead Town:   This article first appeared in ’A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 9, Hampstead, Paddington’.
Harris Academy St John’s Wood:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Hereward House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 13.
Holy Trinity CofE Primary School, NW3:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Keats House:   Keats House is a writer’s house museum in a house once occupied by the Romantic poet John Keats.
Lyndhurst House Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 13.
Maria Montessori School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 12.
Metropolitan Borough of Hampstead:   The Metropolitan Borough of Hampstead was a Metropolitan borough of the County of London from 1900 to 1965, when it was amalgamated with the Metropolitan Borough of St Pancras and the Metropolitan Borough of Holborn to form the London Borough of Camden.
Netherhall House:   Netherhall House is a catered intercollegiate halls of residence for men, founded in 1952.
North Bridge House Pre-Prep School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 7.
North Bridge House Senior School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
North Bridge Nursery School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 5. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Pax Lodge:   Pax Lodge is the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) World Centre.
Robinsfield Infant School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
Rosary Roman Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel:   The Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel is a place of worship and a member of the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches, the umbrella organisation for British Unitarians.
Rosslyn House:   Rosslyn (Roslyn) House, which stood between Wedderburn and Lyndhurst Roads, was one of the last of the famous old Hampstead houses to be destroyed.
Royal Free Hospital:   Since 1975, the Royal Free Hospital has been located in Hampstead.
Royal Free Hospital Children’s School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 16.
Sarum Hall School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Shepherd’s Well:   Shepherd’s Well, whose flow was thought to be nearly as pure as distilled water, is the source of the River Tyburn.
South End Green:   South End Green is the focus of a distinct Hampstead community.
South Hampstead High School:   South Hampstead High School is an independent day school.
South Hampstead High School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 18.
Southbank International School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Anthony’s Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 13.
St Christopher’s School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St John’s Wood Pre-Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
St John's Wood:   St John's Wood is an affluent district, north west of Regent's Park.
St Mary’s School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
St Stephen’s Church:   St. Stephen’s is a former church building, sited on Rosslyn Hill at its junction with Pond Street, a steep slope adjacent to the Royal Free Hospital.
St. Mary’s Town and Country School:   St. Mary’s Town and Country School was an independent, non-denominational, co-educational progressive day and boarding school.
St. Stephen%27s Church, Rosslyn Hill:   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Stephen%27s_Church%2C_Rosslyn_Hill
Swiss Cottage:   Swiss Cottage is named after an inn called The Swiss Tavern that was built in 1804 in the style of a Swiss chalet and on the site of a former tollgate keeper’s cottage.
Swiss Cottage School - Development & Research Centre:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 19.
The Academy School:   The Academy School is an independent preparatory school for boys and girls aged between 6 and 13.
The Academy School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 6 and 14. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
The American School in London:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 18.
The Hall School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 13.
The Royal School, Hampstead:   The Royal School, Hampstead, was an independent girls’ day and boarding school. The school educated girls aged 3-16.
Trevor-Roberts School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 13.
UCS Pre-Prep:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 7.
Wac Arts College:   Free schools alternative provision which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 19.
Winchester Hotel:   Winchester Hotel was situated at 21a Winchester Road, NW3


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Acacia Road, NW8 · Adamson Road, NW3 · Akenside Road, NW3 · Alban House, NW3 · Alexandra Road, NW8 · Allitsen Road, NW8 · Aquila Street, NW8 · Avenue Road, NW3 · Avenue Road, NW8 · Barbara Brosnan Court, NW8 · Baynes Mews, NW3 · Belsize Avenue, NW3 · Belsize Court Garages, NW3 · Belsize Court, NW3 · Belsize Crescent, NW3 · Belsize Cresent, NW3 · Belsize Lane, NW3 · Belsize Mews, NW3 · Belsize Park Gardens, NW3 · Belsize Park Mews, NW3 · Belsize Park, NW3 · Belsize Place, NW3 · Belsize Square, NW3 · Belsize Terrace, NW3 · Boydell Court, NW8 · Briary Close, NW3 · Bridgeman Street, NW8 · Brocas Close, NW3 · Buckland Crescent, NW3 · Cavendish Avenue, NW8 · Cavendish Close, NW8 · Central Avenue, SW10 · Charlbert Street, NW8 · Charles Lane, NW8 · Circus Road, NW8 · Cochrane Mews, NW8 · Cochrane Street, NW8 · College Crescent, NW3 · College Cresent, NW3 · Connaught Mews, NW3 · Crossfield Road, NW3 · Culworth Street, NW8 · Daleham Gardens, NW3 · Daleham Mews, NW3 · Denning Close, NW8 · Dobson Close, NW6 · Dorman Way, NW8 · Eamont Street, NW8 · Ellerdale Road, NW3 · Elliott Square, NW3 · Elm Tree Road, NW8 · Elsworthy Road, NW3 · Elsworthy Road, NW8 · Elsworthy Terrace, NW3 · Eton Avenue, NW3 · Eton Court, NW3 · Fairfax Mansions, NW3 · Fairfax Road, NW3 · Fellows Road, NW3 · Finchley Road, NW8 · Fitzjohn’s Avenue, NW3 · Fitzjohn's Avenue, NW3 · Fitzjohns Avenue, NW3 · Fitzjohn’s Avenue, NW3 · Garden Road, NW8 · Glenilla Road, NW3 · Glenloch Road, NW3 · Glenmore Road, NW3 · Goldhurst Terrace, NW3 · Greenberry Street, NW8 · Greenhill, NW3 · Grove End Road, NW8 · Hall Road, NW8 · Hampstead Green, NW3 · Hampstead Hill Gardens, NW3 · Harben Parade, NW3 · Harben Road, NW6 · Harley Road, NW3 · Hawtrey Road, NW3 · Heath Hurst Road, NW3 · Henstridge Place, NW8 · Hilgrove Road, NW6 · Hillfield Court · Hillfield Court, NW3 · Hillfield Mansions, NW3 · Hornby Close, NW3 · Howitt Close, N16 · Howitt Close, NW3 · Howitt Road, NW3 · Huson Close, NW3 · King?s College Road, NW3 · Kingsmill Terrace, NW8 · Lambolle Road, NW3 · Lancaster Drive, NW3 · Lancaster Grove, NW3 · Langford Place, NW8 · Lodge Road, NW8 · Loudoun Road, NW8 · Lower Merton Rise, NW3 · Lowlands, NW3 · Lyndhurst Gardens, NW3 · Lyndhurst Road, NW3 · Lyndhurst Terrace, NW3 · Maresfield Gardens, NW3 · Marion Mews, SE21 · Marlborough Hill, NW8 · Martys Yard, NW3 · Maryon Mews, NW3 · McCrone Mews, NW3 · Melina Place, NW8 · Middle Field, NW8 · Midland Crescent, NW3 · Naseby Close, NW6 · New College Parade, NW3 · Newcourt Street, NW8 · Noel House, NW6 · Norfolk Road, NW8 · North Bank, NW8 · Northways Parade, NW3 · Nutley Terrace, NW3 · Ordnance Hill, NW8 · Ornan Road, NW3 · Park Road, NW8 · Perceval Avenue, NW3 · Perrin’s Lane, NW3 · Perrins Court, NW3 · Perrins Walk, NW3 · Pilgrim’s Place, NW3 · Pilgrims Place, NW3 · Pond Street, NW3 · Prince Arthur Mews, NW3 · Prince Arthur Road, NW3 · Princess Mews, NW3 · Queen’s Grove, NW8 · Queen’s Terrace, NW8 · Queensmead, NW8 · Radlett Place, NW8 · Regency Parade, NW3 · Regent’s Canal Towpath, NW8 · Regents Mews, NW8 · Rossetti Mews, NW8 · Rosslyn Hill, NW3 · Rosslyn Mews, NW3 · Rowland Hill Street, NW3 · Rudgwick Terrace, NW8 · Saint John’s Wood High Street, NW8 · Saint John’s Wood Road, NW8 · Saint John’s Wood Terrace, NW8 · Scott Ellis Gardens, NW8 · Shepherd’s Path, NW3 · Shepherd's Path, NW3 · Shepherds Walk, NW3 · St John’s Wood High Street, NW8 · St John’s Wood Park, NW8 · St John’s Wood Road, NW8 · St John’s Wood Terrace, NW8 · St. John’s Hall Flats, NW8 · Strathray Gardens, NW3 · Sumpter Close, NW3 · Swiss Terrace, NW3 · Tatham Place, NW8 · The Gables, NW3 · The Marlowes, NW8 · Thurlow Road, NW3 · Townshend Estate, NW8 · Townshend Road, NW8 · Trinity Walk, NW3 · Tudor Close, NW3 · Vane Close, NW3 · Village Mount, NW3 · Wadham Gardens, NW3 · Wandsworth Place, NW3 · Waterhouse Close, NW3 · Waverley Place, NW8 · Wedderburn Road, NW3 · Wellington Place, NW8 · Wellington Road, NW8 · Winchester Road, NW3 · Woronzow Road, NW8 ·
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John Rocque Map of Hampstead (1762).
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 of Hampstead covers an area stretching from the edge in the northwest of present-day Dollis Hill to Islington in the southeast.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

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.
London Transport

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.
London Transport

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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