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Arsene Wenger insists Alexandre Lacazette Arsenal 'goal' was not offside
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger felt his side were wrongly denied a goal when Alexandre Lacazette was adjudged to have been offside in Saturday's 1-0 defeat at Stoke.

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’Splitting building’ illusion in 10-tonne sculpture turns heads in Hammersmith
The 'cartoon-like' artwork, made using 4,000 bricks and 1,000 steel supports, is said to have a 'playful personality'

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UK terror threat increased by IS losses, security minister says
The security minister says the terror group is inspiring home-grown attackers across Europe.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40985532
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The best brunches in London: an ultimate guide
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Trinny Woodall dines out with partner Charles Saatchi
Trinny Woodall and partner Charles Saatchi didn’t venture too far from their favourite seafood eatery as they enjoyed a sophisticated dinner at 34 Mayfair on Thursday.

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A new festival is coming to Greenwich this winter and locals can buy tickets for it before the rest of the public.

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Northern, Southern and Merseyrail strikes set for September
The RMT said no progress had been made over the future of the role of guards, due to safety and job loss fears.

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Hurricane Gert is on the way to the capital this weekend.

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NHS study finds Ealing among top places in England to be successful at quitting smoking
More than 1,400 smokers in Ealing said they had been successful in quitting smoking in 2016/17

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After Grenfell: a carnival to remember

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I stopped the world’s press photographing Prince Charles with Darth Vader
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VIEW THE EARL'S COURT AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE EARL'S COURT AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE EARL'S COURT AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE EARL'S COURT AREA IN THE 1860s
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Earl's Court

Earls Court is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Earls Court was once a rural area, covered with green fields and market gardens. For over 500 years the land, part of the ancient manor of Kensington, was under the lordship of the Vere family, the Earls of Oxford and descendants of Aubrey de Vere, who held the manor of Geoffrey de Montbray, bishop of Coutances, in Domesday Book in 1086. The earls held their manorial court where Old Manor Yard is now, just by the London Underground station.

The construction of the Metropolitan District Railway (MDR) station in 1865–69 was a catalyst for development. On 12 April 1869, the MDR (now the District Line) opened tracks through Earl’s Court as part of a south-westward extension from its station at Gloucester Road to West Brompton where the MDR opened an interchange with the West London Extension Joint Railway. In the quarter century afterwards, Earls Court was transformed into a densely populated suburb with 1200 houses and two churches. Eardley Crescent and Kempsford Gardens were built between 1867 and 1873, building began in Earls Court Square and Longridge Road in 1873, in Nevern Place in 1874, in Trebovir Road and Philbeach Gardens in 1876, and Nevern Square in 1880.

Following WWII a number of Polish immigrants settled in the Earls Court area leading to Earls Court Road being dubbed ’The Danzig Corridor’. During the late 1960s a large transient population of Australia and New Zealand travellers began to use Earls Court as a UK hub and over time it gained the name ’Kangaroo Valley’. It was at the time one of the cheapest areas close to central London, and up until the 1990s remained a somewhat down-at-heel district compared to its more upmarket neighbours to the North and East.

Today, while there are still significant numbers of students or other people on temporary visas, many of the Australians and New Zealanders appear to have moved on to now-cheaper areas further North and West.

The change in the area’s population is largely owed to rocketing property prices during the first decade of the 2000s and the continued gentrification of the area. The scale of change is illustrated by the economic divide between the eastern and western areas of Earls Court.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Coleherne House:   Coleherne House once stood on the corner of Brompton Lane (later Brompton Road) and Walnut Tree Lane (now Redcliffe Gardens).
Earl's Court:   Earls Court is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Earl's Court Farm:   Earl’s Court Farm is pictured here as it was in 1867, before the opening of the underground station two years later.
Earls Court Exhibition Centre:   Earls Court Exhibition Centre is an exhibition, conference and events venue in London that opened in 1937.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Corner of Abingdon Road and Scarsdale Villas:   This view shows Tyler the chemists during the 1960s.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A4, SW1X · A4, W1J · Abingdon Villas, W8 · Aisgill Avenue, SW6 · Aisgill Avenue, W14 · Allen Street, W8 · Alma Studios, W8 · Ambassador’s Court, SW1A · Ashburn Gardens, SW7 · Astwood Mews, SW7 · Blithfield Street, W8 · Childs Place, SW5 · Collingham Place, SW5 · Cope Place, W8 · Courtfield Gardens, SW5 · Cromwell Crescent, SW5 · Eardley Crescent, SW5 · Eardley Cresent, SW5 · Earl’s Terrace, W8 · Earls Court Gardens, SW5 · Earls Court Road, SW5 · Earls Court Road, W8 · Earls Court Square, SW5 · Earls Walk, W8 · Earl’s Court Road, SW5 · Edwardes Place, W8 · Edwardes Square Studios, W8 · Edwardes Square, W8 · Farnell Mews, SW5 · Fenelon Place, W14 · Hogarth Place, SW5 · Hogarth Road, SW5 · Kempsford Gardens, SW5 · Kenway Road, SW5 · Knaresborough Place, SW5 · Kramer Mews, SW5 · Langham Mansions, SW5 · Lexham Mews, W8 · Logan Place, W8 · Longridge Road, SW5 · Marloes Road, W8 · Marlogs Road, W8 · Nevern Place, SW5 · Nevern Road, SW5 · Nevern Square, SW5 · Old Manor Yard, SW5 · Pembroke Gardens Close, W8 · Pembroke Gardens, W8 · Pembroke Mews, W8 · Pembroke Place, W8 · Pembroke Road, W8 · Pembroke Square, W8 · Pembroke Studios, W8 · Pembroke Villas, W8 · Pembroke Walk, W8 · Penywern Road, SW5 · Philbeach Gardens, SW5 · Philbeach Gardens, SW6 · Radley Mews, W8 · Redfield Lane, SW5 · Scarsdale Villas, W8 · South Edwardes Square, W8 · Spear Mews, SW5 · Stratford Road, W8 · Sunningdale Gardens, W8 · Templeton Place, SW5 · Trebouir Road, SW5 · Trebovir Road, SW5 · Warwick Road, SW5 · West Cromwell Road, SW5 · Wetherby Mansions, SW5 ·


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