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Little Chester Street is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.



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I grew up in bessborough place at the back of our house and Grosvenor road and bessborough gardens was a fantastic playground called trinity mews it had a paddling pool sandpit football area and various things to climb on, such as a train , slide also as Wendy house. There were plants surrounding this wonderful play area, two playground attendants ,also a shelter for when it rained. The children were constantly told off by the playground keepers for touching the plants or kicking the ball out of the permitted area, there was hopscotch as well, all these play items were brick apart from the slide. Pollock was the centre of my universe and I felt sorry and still do for anyone not being born there. To this day I miss it and constantly look for images of the streets around there, my sister and me often go back to take a clumped of our beloved L

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Westminster councillor given 514 ’freebies’ in three years
Robert Davis has enjoyed hundreds of gifts and hospitality since January 2015, records show.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-43128009
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John Worboys case: Court to rule if police failed victims
The Supreme Court will decide if the police failed two women who reported attacks in 2003 and 2007.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43135768
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West Ham charged by FA over breach of anti-doping rules
West Ham have been charged over a breach of the Football Association's rules on anti-doping, the governing body has announced.

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Chelsea vs Barcelona LIVE latest score: Uefa Champions League 2017-18 goal updates, TV, how to watch online, team news, line-ups at Stamford Bridge
Blues unbeaten in seven games against Barca

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Jeremy Vine films ’40 driving crimes a day’
The BBC Radio 2 presenter talks about the woman who was jailed for threatening him in August 2016.

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Key gig economy case reaches Supreme Court
Pimlico Plumbers is challenging a ruling that a "self-employed" worker is entitled to basic rights.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43115219
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Woman with brain tumour attacked inside her home in Bromley by men in balaclavas

A woman with a brain tumour and epilepsy was left in a "terrible state" after being attacked inside her home when she opened her door up to two men in balaclavas.


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Transfer news, rumours LIVE: Eden Hazard Chelsea future latest as Arsenal make Max Meyer top target
A warm welcome to the London Evening Standard's Premier League LIVE blog as we bring you the latest news and rumours from England's top flight this weekend.

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Higher education
The inner-city parents who took a trip to Cambridge in a bid to tackle university inequality.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-43084674
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Promise Nkenda stabbing: Two charged over Newham death
The 17-year-old victim was stabbed in Canning Town, east London, on Valentine’s Day.

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London Fashion Week: What people are really wearing
Women and men show off their street style as London Fashion Week 2018 gets under way.

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Great Portland Street fire: Crews tackle building site blaze
A fire breaks out in a building which is being redeveloped on Great Portland Street, central London.

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A woman from Worcester Park is part of an all women team climbing Kilimanjaro in celebration of International Women’s Day
A Worcester Park woman is part of a team of ten who will take on a challenge to climb Kilimanjaro this month.

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When is the FA Cup draw? Start time, TV coverage and quarter-final ball numbers
Chelsea kicked off the FA Cup fifth-round weekend as last year's beaten finalists beat Hull City 4-0 at Stamford Bridge on Friday night.

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Sean Rigg death: Custody officer suspended
Sgt Paul White, the custody officer when Sean Rigg died, has had his bid to retire rescinded.

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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.


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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.
Goring Hotel:   The Goring Hotel is a 5-star hotel in London, England.
Halkin Hotel:   The Halkin (styled as The Halkin by COMO) is a 5-star hotel.
Harrods:   Harrods is an upmarket department store located in Brompton Road in Knightsbridge.
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.
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.
London Lock Hospital:   The London Lock Hospital was the first venereal disease clinic.
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 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
Albert Gate, SW1X · Alexander Square, SW3 · Basil Mansions, SW3 · Basil Street, SW1X · Basil Street, SW3 · Beauchamp Mansions, SW3 · Beauchamp Place, SW3 · Beaufort Gardens, SW3 · Beeston Place, SW1W · Belgrave Mews South, SW1X · Belgrave Mews West, SW1X · Belgrave Place, SW1X · Belgrave Square, SW1X · Bowater House West, SW1X · Brompton Place, SW3 · Brompton Road, SW1X · Brompton Road, SW3 · Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A · Buckingham Palace Road, SW1E · Buckingham Palace Road, SW1V · Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W · Buckingham Palace, SW1W · Cadogan Lane, SW1X · Cadogan Place, SW1X · Cadogan Square, SW1X · Carriage Drive, SE21 · Carriage Drive, SE22 · Chapel Street, SW1X · Chesham Mews, SW1X · Chesham Place, SW1X · Chester Close, SW1X · Chester Close, W1M · Chester Mews, SW1X · Chester Square Mews, SW1W · Chester Square, SW1W · Chester Street, SW1X · Cheval Place, SW7 · Clabon Mews, SW1X · Constitution Hill, SW1W · Culross Street, W1K · Duke of Wellington Place, SW1X · Dunraven Street, W1K · Eaton Lane, SW1W · Eaton Mews North, SW1X · Eaton Mews South, SW1W · Eaton Mews West, SW1W · Eaton Place, SW1X · Eaton Row, SW1W · Eaton Square, SW1W · Ebury Mews, SW1W · Eccleston Bridge, SW1W · Eccleston Place, SW1W · Eccleston Street, SW1W · Ellis Street, SW1X · Ennismore Mews, SW7 · Ennismore Street, SW7 · Fairholt Street, SW7 · Frederic Mews, SW1X · Groom Place, SW1X · Grosvenor Crescent Mews, SW1X · Grosvenor Crescent, SW1X · Grosvenor Cresent, SW1X · Grosvenor Gardens Mews East, SW1W · Grosvenor Gardens Mews North, SW1W · Grosvenor Gardens, SW1W · Grosvenor Place, SW1X · Halkin Street, SW1X · Hans Crescent, SW1X · Hans Crescent, SW3 · Hans Cresent, SW1X · Hans Place, SW1X · Hans Road, SW1X · Hans Street, SW1X · Harriet Street, SW1X · Harriet Walk, SW1X · Harrods Green, HA8 · Headfort Place, SW1X · Herbert Crescent, SW1X · Hobart Place, SW1W · Hyde Park Corner, W1J · Jones Street, W1K · Kingston House North, SW7 · Knight’s Bridge, E20 · Knightsbridge Barracks, SW7 · Knightsbridge Court, SW1X · Knightsbridge Green, SW1X · Knightsbridge, SW3 · Lambs Close, SW1W · Lancelot Place, SW7 · Lanesborough Place, SW1X · Lennox Gardens Mews, SW1X · Lennox Gardens, SW1X · Little Chester Street, SW1X · Lower Belgrave Street, SW1W · Lower Grosvenor Place, SW1W · Lowndes Square, SW1X · Lowndes Street, SW1X · Lyall Mews, SW1X · Montpelier Mews, SW7 · Montpelier Square, SW7 · Montpelier Street, SW7 · Montpelier Walk, SW7 · Montrose Place, SW1X · New Ride, SW1X · New Ride, SW7 · Old Barrack Yard, SW1X · Ollin Street, E14 · Ovington Gardens, SW3 · Ovington Square, SW3 · Ovington Street, SW3 · Park Close, SW1X · Park Lane, W1J · Park Lane, W1K · Park Street, W1K · Parkside, SW1X · Pavilion Road, SW1X · Pembroke Close, SW1X · Peninsular Tower, SW7 · Phipps Mews, SW1W · Pont St Mews, SW1X · Pont Street, SW1X · Raphael Street, SW1X · Raphael Street, SW7 · Relton Mews, SW7 · Roberts Mews, SW1X · Rotten Row, SW1X · Rotten Row, SW7 · Rutland Gardens, SW7 · Rutland Gate Mews, SW7 · Rutland Gate, SW7 · Rutland Street, SW7 · Showing every photo/image so far featured, SW1W · Sloane Street, SW1X · Sloane Terrace, SW1X · South Carriage Drive, SW1X · South Carriage Drive, SW7 · Stackhouse Street, SW1X · Terminus Place, SW1W · Trevor Place, SW7 · Trevor Square, SW3 · Trevor Square, SW7 · Trevor Street, SW7 · Upper Belgrave Street, SW1X · Upper Brook Street, W1K · Upper Grosvenor Street, W1K · Victoria Place, SW1W · Victoria Square, SW1W · Victoria Walk, E3 · Walkway, SW7 · Wilbraham Place, SW1X · William Mews, SW1X · Wilton Crescent, SW1X · Wilton Mews, SW1X · Wilton Place, SW1X · Wilton Street, SW1X · Woods Mews, W1K ·


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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 (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
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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
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
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