Leicester Street, WC2H

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Leicester Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area.



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Christobel Warren-Jones
Christobel Warren-Jones   
Added: 26 Feb 2018 13:50 GMT   
IP: 143.159.49.39
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Post by Christobel Warren-Jones: Hurley Road, SE11

Hurley Road was off Kennington Lane, just west of Renfrew Raod, not where indicated on this map. My Dad was born at number 4 in 1912. It no longer exists but the name is remembered in Hurley House, Hurley Clinic and Hurley Pre-School

Johnshort
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Added: 7 Oct 2017 21:07 GMT   
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Post by Johnshort: Hurley Road, SE11

There were stables in the road mid way also Danny reading had coal delivery lorry.n

Robert smitherman
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Added: 23 Aug 2017 11:01 GMT   
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Post by Robert smitherman: Saunders Street, SE11

I was born in a prefab on Saunders street SE11 in the 60’s, when I lived there, the road consisted of a few prefab houses, the road originally ran from Lollard street all the way thru to Fitzalan street. I went back there to have a look back in the early 90’s but all that is left of the road is about 20m of road and the road sign.

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Post by LDNnews: Covent Garden
Manhunt as Diwali donations and religious idols stolen from north London temples in early morning raids
Police have launched a manhunt after religious idols and Diwali donations were stolen from two north London temples in early morning raids.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/manhunt-as-burglar-targets-north-london-temples-in-early-morning-raids-a3992761.html

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Post by LDNnews: Charing Cross
Aladdin chosen as Christmas panto at Compass Theatre

YOU can jump on the magic carpet at the Compass Theatre, Ickenham, for the Christmas pantomime, Aladdin.


https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/17230029.aladdin-chosen-as-christmas-panto-at-compass-theatre/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Chancery Lane
Teen arrested after boy, 15, is stabbed in his head in Stonecot Hill

A teenager has been arrested after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed in the head in Stonecot Hill.


https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/17229101.stonecot-hill-arrest-after-boy-15-is-stabbed-in-his-head/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: St. Jamess Park
Police believe late night temple raids could be linked
In the week of Diwali two Hindu temples were targeted by burglars in incidents police believe may be linked.

https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/17230724.temples-in-neasden-and-harrow-were-burgled/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Bond Street
Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: Jurgen Klopp has been 'massive' during injury hell
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has praised Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp for sticking by him as he continues his recovery from a long-term knee injury.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/liverpool-alex-oxlade-chamberlain-jurgen-klopp-massive-during-injury-hell-a3992651.html

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Post by LDNnews: Piccadilly Circus
Leukaemia patient, 10, who was granted his wish of being Batkid for a day now cancer free
A ten-year-old leukaemia patient who captivated the world five years ago with his wish to be Batkid for a day is now cancer free.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/fiveyearold-who-was-granted-his-wish-of-being-batkid-for-a-day-is-now-cancer-free-a3991786.html

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Post by LDNnews: Russell Square
Rotherham child sexual abuse: Six men jailed for abusing teenage girls
A gang of six men have been jailed for up to 23 years after sexually exploiting vulnerable teenage girls in Rotherham.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/rotherham-child-sexual-abuse-six-men-jailed-for-abusing-teenage-girls-a3992626.html

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Post by LDNnews: Covent Garden
Michael Gove: I'm not quitting but I still have serious doubts about Brexit deal
Follow the latest developments on Brexit LIVE here

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/brexit-latest-michael-gove-staying-put-to-keep-the-show-on-the-road-a3991976.html

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Post by LDNnews: Charing Cross
Crash on M1 causes delays for commuters
Traffic

https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/17228243.crash-on-m1-causes-delays-for-commuters/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Chancery Lane
Man stabbed in Anerley Park after ’dangerous driving and fight’
Police are investigating after a man was found stabbed following reports of a fight in Anerley Park last night (November 15).

https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/17228282.man-stabbed-in-anerley-park-after-dangerous-driving-and-fight/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: St. Jamess Park
New installation in Heathfield Recreation Ground for dementia

A sculpture of a Chesterfield armchair was chosen toraise awareness for dementia in Twickenham at a display on Heathfield Recreation Ground


https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/17228402.new-installation-in-heathfield-recreation-ground-for-dementia/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Bond Street
Brazil vs Uruguay preview: 2018 prediction, tickets, live stream and TV for Emirates Stadium London friendly
Two of South America’s top teams are in action in London on Friday night as Brazil and Uruguay face off at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/brazil-vs-uruguay-preview-2018-prediction-tickets-live-stream-tv-emirates-stadium-london-friendly-a3991891.html

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Post by LDNnews: Piccadilly Circus
'Peaky Blinders' thief wearing tweed cap and overcoat forgets to cover his face in sushi restaurant raid
This is the moment a thief in a tweed cap and overcoat was caught on CCTV raiding a Chelsea sushi restaurant that is popular with celebrities.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/peaky-blinders-thief-forgets-to-cover-his-face-in-sushi-restaurant-raid-a3990951.html

VIEW THE SOHO AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE SOHO AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE SOHO AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE SOHO AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE SOHO AREA IN THE 1900s
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Soho

Soho is a world-famous area of the City of Westminster and part of the West End of London.

The name "Soho" first appears in the 17th century. Most authorities believe that the name derives from a former hunting cry. James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth, used "soho" as a rallying call for his men at the Battle of Sedgemoor on 6 July 1685, half a century after the name was first used for this area of London. The Soho name has been imitated by other entertainment and restaurant districts such as Soho, Hong Kong; Soho, Málaga; SOHO, Beijing; SoHo (South of Horton), London, Ontario, Canada; and Palermo Soho, Buenos Aires. SoHo, Manhattan, gets its name from its location SOuth of HOuston Street, but is also a reference to London’s Soho.

Long established as an entertainment district, for much of the 20th century Soho had a reputation as a base for the sex industry in addition to its night life and its location for the headquarters of leading film companies. Since the 1980s, the area has undergone considerable gentrification. It is now predominantly a fashionable district of upmarket restaurants and media offices, with only a small remnant of sex industry venues.

Soho is a small, multicultural area of central London; a home to industry, commerce, culture and entertainment, as well as a residential area for both rich and poor. It has clubs, including the former Chinawhite nightclub; public houses; bars; restaurants; a few sex shops scattered amongst them; and late-night coffee shops that give the streets an "open-all-night" feel at the weekends. Record shops cluster in the area around Berwick Street, with shops such as Phonica, Sister Ray and Reckless Records.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
De Hems:   De Hems has become a base for London’s Dutch community, serving bitterballen and frikandellen.
Hospital Home and Education Units co St Mary’s Hospitial Tuition Unit:   Miscellaneous
Leicester Square:   Leicester Square, while indeed a square, is also the name for a tube station.
Les Cousins:   Les Cousins was a folk and blues club in the basement of a restaurant in Greek Street.
London Hippodrome:   The Hippodrome is a building on the corner of Cranbourn Street and Charing Cross Road.
On This Day in London: 2 November:   Ally Pally’s TV role started on 2 November
Piccadilly Circus:   Piccadilly Circus was built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with the major shopping street of Piccadilly. The circus lost its circular form in 1886 with the construction of Shaftesbury Avenue.
Piccadilly Theatre:   The Piccadilly Theatre is an Art Deco masterpiece in the West End.
Soho:   Soho is a world-famous area of the City of Westminster and part of the West End of London.
Soho Parish CofE Primary School:   Soho Parish Church of England School is a voluntary-aided primary which accepts pupils between the ages of 4 and 11.
West End Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Wyld’s Great Globe:   Wyld’s Great Globe was an attraction situated in Leicester Square between 1851 and 1862.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Buses outside the National Gallery:   Buses outside the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square (1927).


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Air Street, W1B · Air Street, W1J · Archer Street, W1D · Bateman Street, W1D · Batemans Buildings, W1D · Battle Bridge Lane, SE1 · Beak Street, W1B · Beak Street, W1F · Bear Street, WC2H · Berwick Road, W1F · Berwick Street, W1F · Bourchier Street, W1D · Brewer Street, W1D · Brewer Street, W1F · Bridle Lane, W1F · Broadwick Street, W1F · Cambridge Circus, WC2H · Carlisle Street, W1D · Carlisle Walk, E8 · Carnaby Street, W1F · Chapone Place, W1D · Charing Cross Mansions, WC2H · Charing Cross Road, WC2H · Charles Ii Street, SW1Y · Coventry Street, W1D · Dansey Place, W1D · Darblay Street, W1F · Dean Street, W1D · Denman Street, W1D · Duck Lane, W1F · Dufours Place, W1F · Flaxman Court, W1F · Foubert’s Place, W1F · Fouberts Place, W1 · Fouberts Place, W1F · Frith Street, W1D · Ganton Street, W1F · Gerrard Place, W1D · Gerrard Street, W1D · Glasshouse Street, W1B · Golden Square, W1F · Goslett Yard, W1D · Goslett Yard, WC2H · Great Marlborough Street, W1B · Great Marlborough Street, W1F · Great Pulteney Street, W1F · Great Windmill Street, W1F · Greek Court, WC2H · Greek Street, W1D · Greens Court, W1F · Ham Yard, W1D · Haymarket, SW1Y · Heddon Street, W1B · Hobhouse Court, WC2H · Holland Street, W1F · Hollen Street, W1F · Hopkins Street, W1F · Horse and Dolphin Yard, W1D · Ingestre Court, W1F · Ingestre Place, W1F · Irving Street, WC2H · John Street, SE11 · Kemp’s Court, W1F · Kingly Court, W1B · Kingly Street, W1B · Kinnaird House, SW1Y · Leicester Place, WC2H · Leicester Square, WC2H · Leicester Street, WC2H · Lexington Street Cos, W1F · Lexington Street, W1F · Linen Hall, W1B · Lisle Street, WC2H · Litchfield Street, WC2H · Little Marlborough Street, W1F · Little Newport Street, WC2H · Livonia Street, W1F · Lower James Street, W1F · Lower John Street, W1F · Lower Regent Street, SW1Y · Lowndes Court, W1F · Macclesfield Street, W1D · Manette Street, W1D · Marlborough Court, W1F · Marshall Street, W1F · Meard Street, W1F · Moor Street, W1D · New Burlington Street, W1B · New Burlington Street, W1S · New Zealand House, SW1Y · Newburg Road, W1F · Newburgh Street, W1F · Newport Court, WC2H · Newport Place, W1D · Noel Street, W1F · Norris Street, SW1Y · Old Compton Street, W1D · Orange Street, SW1Y · Orange Street, WC2H · Oxendon Street, W1D · Pall Mall East, SW1Y · Panton Street, W1D · Peter Street, W1F · Portland Mews, W1F · Regent Place, W1B · Regent Street, SW1Y · Regent Street, W1 · Regent Street, W1B · Regent Street, W1J · Richmond Buildings, W1D · Richmond Mews, W1D · Romilly Street, W1D · Royal Opera Arcade, SW1Y · Royalty Mews, W1D · Rupert Court, W1D · Rupert Street, W1D · Sandringham Court, W1F · Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D · Sheraton Street, W1F · Sherwood Street, W1F · Silver Place, W1F · Smiths Court, W1D · Soho Square, W1D · St Albans Street, SW1Y · St Anne’s Court, W1F · St Jamess Market, SW1Y · St Martins Street, WC2H · Suffolk Place, SE2 · Suffolk Place, SW1Y · Suffolk Street, SW1Y · Swallow Street, W1B · The Gallery, E20 · The London Pavillion, W1J · The National Gallery, WC2N · The Queen’s Walk, WC2R · Tisbury Court, W1D · Trafalgar Square, SW1Y · Upper James Street, W1F · Upper John Street, W1F · Walker’s Court, W1F · Walkers Court, W1F · Wardour Mews, W1F · Wardour Street, W1D · Wardour Street, W1F · Warwick Street, W1B · Wedgewood Mews, W1D · Wedgwood Mews, W1D · West Street, WC2H · Whitcomb Street, WC2H · Wilder Walk, W1B · Winnett Street, W1D ·
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Central London, north west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, north 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.
G. F. Cruchley

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.
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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