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Summer activities for children, young people and families
School’s out next week, the summer holiday begins - and there’s lots of great activities for children, young people and families to enjoy in Camden.

For children and young people aged eight to 19 (up to 25 with learning difficulties or disabilities) we’ve put together an exciting programme of activities, many of them free.

Summer youth activities

Local youth centres, including those run by the council and voluntary sector, are offering trips to adventure parks, ice rinks, go-karting tracks and other attractions; sports, including basketball and football tournaments such as the Camden Unity Cup on 7 August; DJ-ing and music workshops; photography, media and film production; arts and crafts; cooking and life skills, as well as volunteering and work-related

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Two stalled vehicles slow the M25 and North Circular
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Mental health hospital ’requires Improvement’
"More work urgently needs to be done" for a mental health hospital to improve.

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High levels of chemicals in some children’s slime products exposed
Parents should be wary that some children’s slime products may contain higher than recommended levels of a chemical, a consumer watchdog has said.

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Arsene Wenger names biggest regret as becoming a 'prisoner' at Arsenal
Arsene Wenger has compared his 22-year spell at Arsenal to that of a willing prisoner while discussing his biggest career regrets.

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Crystal Palace given Ruben Loftus-Cheek transfer boost after Chelsea sign Jorginho
LIVE | Latest transfer news and gossip from the summer window

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Penalties for driving in bus lanes on the increase

The number of penalties for people driving in bus lanes has gone up by 31 per cent in Haringey.


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Paris painted red, white and blue as France gives victorious World Cup team hero's welcome home
Jet planes blazed red, white and blue trails across the Paris sky as France’s victorious World Cup team returned home to a hero’s welcome.

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Transfer news, rumours LIVE: Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham latest as Manchester United eye Ivan Perisic and Ante Rebic
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Nadine Coyle is asked to say ’flour’ on This Morning


Nadine Coyle, 33, was asked to say the word again on This Morning on Monday, once again confusing viewers.


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Lara Stone flaunts her model prowess in retro-inspired ensembles


She’s known for her sensational fashion displays, whether that be on the catwalk or the red carpet. So it’s no surprise Lara Stone was chosen as the cover girl to relaunch the magazine Ponystep.


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Lily James joins Amanda Seyfried at Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again


Lily James, 29, looked every inch the leading lady in a strapless ivory gown as she left her hotel and headed to the premiere of sequel Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again in London on Monday night.


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’I nearly died’: Richard Bacon pays tribute to NHS after health ordeal
’I nearly died’: Richard Bacon pays tribute to NHS after health ordeal

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New shops and homes to help transform the West End's 'South Molton Triangle'
A Mayfair block covering one and a half acres near Bond Street is to have a huge makeover to help make the West End’s most exclusive district more welcoming to ordinary Londoners.

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VIEW THE SOMERS TOWN AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE SOMERS TOWN AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE SOMERS TOWN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE SOMERS TOWN AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE SOMERS TOWN AREA IN THE 1900s
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Somers Town

Somers Town is a district close to three main line rail termini - Euston, St Pancras and King’s Cross.

Historically, the name Somers Town was used for the larger triangular area between the Pancras, Hampstead, and Euston Roads, but it is now taken to mean the rough rectangle bounded by Pancras Road, Euston Road and Eversholt Street.

Somers Town was named after Charles Cocks, 1st Baron Somers (1725–1806). The area was originally granted by William III to John Somers (1651–1716), Lord Chancellor and Baron Somers of Evesham.

In the mid 1750s the New Road was established to bypass the congestion of London; Somers Town lay immediately north of this east-west toll road. In 1784, the first housing was built at the Polygon amid fields, brick works and market gardens on the northern fringes of London. The site of the Polygon is now occupied by a block of council flats called Oakshott Court.

The Polygon deteriorated socially as the surrounding land was subsequently sold off in smaller lots for cheaper housing, especially after the start of construction in the 1830s of the railway lines into Euston, St Pancras and King’s Cross. In this period the area housed a large transient population of labourers and the population density of the area soared. By the late 19th century most of the houses were in multiple occupation, and overcrowding was severe with whole families sometimes living in one room, as confirmed by the social surveys of Charles Booth and Irene Barclay.

When St Luke’s Church, near King’s Cross, was demolished to make way for the construction of the Midland Railway St Pancras Station and its Midland Grand Hotel, the estimated twelve thousand inhabitants of Somers Town at that time were deprived of that place of worship, as the church building was re-erected in Kentish Town. In 1868 the lace merchant and philanthropist George Moore funded a new church, known as Christ Church, and an associated school in Chalton Street with an entrance in Ossulston Street. The school accommodated about six hundred children. Christ Church and the adjacent school were destroyed in a World War II bombing raid and no trace remains today, the site being occupied by a children’s play area and sports court.

Improvement of the slum housing conditions, amongst the worst in the capital, was first undertaken by St Pancras Council in 1906 at Goldington Buildings, at the junction of Pancras Road and Royal College Street, and continued on a larger scale by the St Pancras House Improvement Society (subsequently the St Pancras & Humanist Housing Association, the present owner of Goldington Buildings) which was established in 1924. Further social housing was built by the London County Council, which began construction of the Ossulston Estate in 1927. There remains a small number of older Grade 2 listed properties, mostly Georgian terraced houses.

During the early 1970s the neighbourhood comprising GLC-owned housing in Charrington, Penryn, Platt and Medburn Streets was a centre for the squatting movement.

In the 1980s, some council tenants took advantage of the ’right to buy’ scheme and bought their homes at a substantial discount. Later they moved away from the area. The consequence was an influx of young semi-professional people, resulting in a changing population.

Major construction work along the eastern side of Somers Town was completed in 2008, to allow for the Eurostar trains to arrive at the refurbished St Pancras Station. This involved the excavation of part of the St Pancras Old Churchyard, the human remains being re-interred at St Pancras and Islington Cemetery in East Finchley.

Land at Brill Place, previously earmarked for later phases of the British Library development, became available when the library expansion was cancelled and was used as site offices for the HS1 terminal development and partly to allow for excavation of a tunnel for the new Thameslink station. It was then acquired as the site for the Francis Crick Institute (formerly the UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation), a major medical research institute.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abacus Belsize Primary School:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Adam and Eve:   The Adam and Eve Tearooms were a fashionable Georgian watering hole.
Agar Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Agar Town:   Agar Town was a short-lived area, built in the 1840s, of St Pancras.
All Souls CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Birkbeck College:   Higher education institutions
Camden Primary Pupil Referral Unit:   Pupil referral unit which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Camden Road:   Camden Road is one of the few railway stations in England in which there is a police station.
Capital City College Group:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 99.
Conservatoire for Dance and Drama:   Higher education institutions
Edith Neville Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Euston:   London Euston is the southern terminus of the West Coast Main Line - serving Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow.
Euston Square:   Euston Square is a London Underground station near Euston station, at the corner of Euston Road and Gower Street, just north of University College London.
Fitzrovia:   Fitzrovia is the area lying to the west of Tottenham Court Road.
Goodge Street:   Goodge Street station on London Underground's Northern Line, opened on 22 June 1907.
London Greek Orthodox Cathedral - All Saints:   All Saints, Camden Town is a Greek Orthodox church known as the Greek Orthodox Church of All Saints.
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine:   Higher education institutions
Maria Fidelis Roman Catholic Convent School FCJ:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Mornington Crescent:   Mornington Crescent is a London Underground station in Camden Town, named after the nearby street.
Mother Red Caps:   At the main junction of Camden Town is a long-established business, once known as Mother Red Caps or Mother Damnable's, more recently the World's End.
Netley Primary School & Centre for Autism:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Ossulston Estate:   The Ossulston Estate is a multi-storey council estate built by the London County Council in Somers Town between 1927 and 1931.
Our Lady Roman Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Regent High School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Regents Park Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Rhodes Farm:   Rhodes Farm was situated on Hampstead Road.
Richard Cobden Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art:   The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) is a drama school in London, England. It is one of the oldest drama schools in the United Kingdom, founded in 1904 by Herbert Beerbohm Tree.
Scala Theatre:   Scala Theatre was a theatre in London, sited on Charlotte Street, off Tottenham Court Road. The first theatre on the site opened in 1772, and was demolished in 1969, after being destroyed by fire.
Somers Town:   Somers Town is a district close to three main line rail termini - Euston, St Pancras and King’s Cross.
St Aloysius Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Mary and St Pancras Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Michael’s Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St. James Gardens:   St. James Gardens were used as a burial ground between 1790 and 1853.
The Camden School for Girls:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
The Royal Veterinary College:   Higher education institutions
The Working Men’s College:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
University College London:   University College London (UCL) is a public research university and a constituent college of the federal University of London.
University College London:   Higher education institutions
University of London:   Higher education institutions
Warren Street:   Warren Street tube station is a London Underground station, located at the intersection of Tottenham Court Road and Euston Road. It is the nearest tube station to University College Hospital, being opposite the newly opened main building. It is also very close to Euston Square station.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Camden Town (1920):   Camden Town was named after Charles Pratt, the first Earl Camden, who started its development in 1791. It began life as little more than a handful of buildings beside a main road. Camden Town’s expansion as a major centre came with the opening of the Regent’s Canal to traffic in 1820
Fairyland:   During the period leading up to and during the First World War, 92 Tottenham Court Road was the location of a shooting range called Fairyland.
Queen's Arms (1890):   Photographed in 1890, the Queen's Arms - on the corner of Tottenham Street and Charlotte Street - lay in the heart of Fitzrovia.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Agar Grove, NW1 · Agar Place, NW1 · Agar-Camley link, NW1 · Aldenham Street, NW1 · Alfred Mews, WC1E · Alfred Place, WC1E · Ampere Way, CR0 · Ampthill Square, NW1 · Augustus House, NW1 · Augustus Street, NW1 · Barker Drive, NW1 · Barnby Street, NW1 · Bartholomew Villas, NW5 · Bartholomew, NW5 · Bayham Place, NW1 · Bayham Street, NW1 · Baynes Street, NW1 · Baynham Place, NW1 · Beatty Street, NW1 · Bergholt Mews, NW1 · Bonny Street, NW1 · Bridgeway Street, NW1 · Brill Place, NW1 · Brock Street, NW1 · Bruges Place, NW1 · BT Tower · Byng Place, WC1E · Camden High Street, NW1 · Camden Mews, NW1 · Camden Park Road, NW1 · Camden Road, NW1 · Camden Square, NW1 · Camden Street, NW1 · Camden Terrace, NW1 · Camley Street, N1C · Camley Street, NW1 · Cantelowes Road, NW1 · Capper Street, WC1E · Carburton Street, W1W · Cardington Street, NW1 · Carol Street, NW1 · Cedar Way, N1C · Cedar Way, NW1 · Chalton Street, NW1 · Charlotte Mews, W1T · Charlotte Street, W1T · Charrington Street, NW1 · Chenies Mews, WC1E · Chenies Place, NW1 · Chenies Street, WC1E · Chitty Street, W1T · Christopher Place, NW1 · Church Avenue, NW1 · Church Avenue, NW5 · Church Way, NW1 · Churchway, NW1 · Clarkson Row, NW1 · Cleveland Street, W1T · Cleveland Street, W1W · Cliff Road, NW1 · Clipstone Mews, W1T · Clipstone Street, W1W · Coach Road, NW1 · Cobham Mews, NW1 · Cobourg Street, NW1 · College Grove, NW1 · College Place, NW1 · Collingwood House, W1W · Conway Mews, W1T · Conway Street, W1T · Cooper’s Lane, NW1 · Cranleigh Street, NW1 · Crofters Way, NW1 · Crowndale Court, NW1 · Crowndale Road, NW1 · Cumberland Market, NW1 · Darwin Walk, WC1E · Delancey Passage, NW1 · Doric Way, NW1 · Doric Way, NW1 · Drummond Crescent, NW1 · Drummond Street, NW1 · Duke’s Road, WC1H · Dukes Road, WC1H · Endsleigh Gardens, WC1H · Endsleigh Place, WC1H · Endsleigh Street, WC1H · Euston Centre, NW1 · Euston Road, NW1 · Euston Road, W1T · Euston Road, WC1H · Euston Square, NW1 · Euston Street, NW1 · Euston Tower · Eversholt Street, NW1 · Everton Buildings, NW1 · Farrier Street, NW1 · First Floor, W1T · Fitzroy Court, W1T · Fitzroy Mews, W1T · Fitzroy Square, W1T · Foley Street, W1W · Foundry Mews, NW1 · George Mews, NW1 · Georgiana Street, NW1 · Godwin Court, NW1 · Goldington Crescent, NW1 · Goldington Street, NW1 · Goodge Street, W1T · Gordon Mansions, WC1E · Gordon Square, WC1H · Gordon Street, WC1H · Gosfield Street, W1W · Gower Court, WC1E · Gower Place, WC1E · Gower Street, WC1E · Grafton Mews, W1T · Grafton Place, NW1 · Grafton Way, W1T · Grafton Way, WC1E · Grafton Yard, NW5 · Granary Street, NW1 · Granby Terrace, NW1 · Great Titchfield Street, W1W · Greenland Place, NW1 · Greenland Road, NW1 · Greenland Street, NW1 · Greenwell Street, W1T · Hampden Close, NW1 · Hampstead Road, NW1 · Hanson Street, W1W · Harrington Square, NW1 · Harrington Street, NW1 · Howland Street, W1T · Huntley Street, WC1E · Ivor Street, NW1 · Jeffrey’s Place, NW1 · Jeffrey’s Street, NW1 · Jeffreys Place, NW1 · Kentish Town Road, NW1 · Keppel Street, WC1E · King’s Terrace, NW1 · Kings Terrace, NW1 · Lancing Street, NW1 · Lawford Road, NW5 · Lawfords Wharf, NW1 · Laxton Place, NW1 · Lidlington Place, NW1 · Longford Street, NW1 · Lyme Street, NW1 · Lyme Terrace, NW1 · Malet Place, WC1E · Malet Street, WC1E · Mandela Street, NW1 · Maple Street, 92103 · Maple Street, W1T · Mary Terrace, NW1 · Mayford, NW1 · Medburn Street, NW1 · Melton Street, NW1 · Midford Place, W1T · Miller Street, NW1 · Mornington Crescent, NW1 · Mornington Cresent, NW1 · Mornington Street, NW1 · Mortimer Market, W1T · Murray Mews, NW1 · Murray Street, NW1 · Netley Street, NW1 · New Cavendish Street, W1W · North Cloisters, WC1E · North Crescent, WC1E · North Cresent, WC1E · North Gower Street, NW1 · North Villas, NW1 · Oakley Square, NW1 · Oakshott Court, NW1 · Ogle Street, W1W · Ossulston Street, NW1 · Pancras Road, NW1 · Pandian Way, NW1 · Patshull Place, NW5 · Patshull Road, NW5 · Penryn Street, NW1 · Phoenix Road, NW1 · Plender Street, NW1 · Ploughmans Close, NW1 · Polygon Road, NW1 · Pratt Mews, NW1 · Pratt Street, NW1 · Prince Of Wales Passage, NW1 · Prince Regent Mews, NW1 · Prowse Place, NW1 · Purchese Street, NW1 · Queen’s Yard, W1T · Randolph Street, NW1 · Reachview Close, NW1 · Reapers Close, NW1 · Regent’s Canal towpath, E2 · Regent’s Canal towpath, E8 · Regent’s Canal Towpath, NW1 · Regents Canal towpath, NW1 · Regents Park, NW1 · Regent’s Canal towpath, NW1 · Ridgmount Gardens, WC1E · Ridgmount Street, WC1E · Robert Street, NW1 · Rochester Mews, NW1 · Rochester Place, NW1 · Rochester Road, NW1 · Rochester Square, NW1 · Rochester Terrace, NW1 · Rossendale Way, NW1 · Rousden Street, NW1 · Royal College Street, NW1 · Saint Augustine’s Road North West, NW1 · Saint Pancras Way, NW1 · Saint Paul’s Crescent, NW1 · Sandall Road, NW5 · Scala Street, W1T · Seymour House, NW1 · Signmakers Yard, NW1 · Somers Close, NW1 · South Cloisters, WC1H · South Villas, NW1 · St Annes, NW1 · St Martins Almshouses, NW1 · St Martins Close, NW1 · St Pancras Way, NW1 · St Paul’s Crescent, NW1 · St Pauls Cresent, NW1 · St. Augustine’s Road, NW1 · St. Pancras Way, NW1 · Stanhope Parade, NW1 · Stanhope Street, NW1 · Starcross Street, NW1 · Stephenson Way, NW1 · Store Street, WC1E · Stratford Villas, NW1 · Tavistock House North, WC1H · Tavistock House South, WC1H · Tavistock House, WC1H · Taviton Street, WC1H · The Marr, NW1 · The Polygon · Third Floor, WC1E · Thornhaugh Street, WC1H · Tolmers Square, NW1 · Torrington Place, WC1E · Torrington Square, WC1H · Tottenham Mews, W1T · Tottenham Street, W1T · Triton Square, NW1 · Unity Mews, NW1 · University Street, WC1E · Upper Woborn Place, WC1H · Upper Woburn Place, WC1H · Varndell Street, NW1 · Warren Court, NW1 · Warren Mews, W1T · Warren Street, W1T · Weavers Way, NW1 · Werrington Street, NW1 · Whitcher Place, NW1 · Whitfield Place, W1T · Whitfield Street, W1T · Whittlebury Street, NW1 · William Road, NW1 · Wilmot Place, NW1 · Woburn Square, WC1H · Woburn Walk, 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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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