Belgrave Road, SW1V

Road in/near Pimlico, existing between 1841 and now

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Belgrave Road is a street in the Pimlico area of London.

It is situated in the city of Westminster and runs between Eccleston Bridge to the northwest and Lupus Street to the southeast.

The street and the adjacent area were developed by Thomas Cubitt in the 1840s, who considered it as dwellings for the middle class, as opposed to those he had developed in Belgravia for the more affluent. The widths of the properties were comparatively narrow. As a result, the area went into decline but has more recently improved in both appearance and use.

There are three green spaces along its length, which is only 750 metres long. These are Eccleston Square, Warwick Square, and St George’s Square.

Belgrave Road is the home of HM Passport Office and two private schools. For the most part, both sides of the road are terraced stucco-fronted houses, giving the street an appearance of elegance from a previous age. Many of these houses have been converted into hotels, some of which have combined three adjacent houses.

There are over twenty hotels in a street where the house numbers do not exceed 140.

Except where Warwick Way crosses Belgrave Road, there are no shops. At this junctions lies a pub, the "Marquis of Westminster".

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I used to live at no. 27 from 1950-1961. My family had the large room on the ground floor a bedroom on the 2nd floor and a room in the attic. There were several other families who came and went over the years, as well as landlords. We had a landlord for a time called ?Gethin?. I used to play with my friends in the road as there were few cars then. We used to use the lamppost next to house as a cricket wicket and it?s still there. I can remember swings in the green and a parkeeper there with a coal brazier in the winter. I was a choirboy at St Barnaby?s, I remember a bagwash near the church when the houses were demolished to build the estate. There used to be a row of shops and I particularly remember one called ?gallies? a sweet shop where you could get a penny drink and they put gas in it for you. Schools I went to were Priory Grove, then Al

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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 - heart of government.

Westminster lies on the north bank of the River Thames, southwest of the City of London. It has a large concentration of London's historic and prestigious landmarks and visitor attractions, including the Palace of Westminster, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and Westminster Cathedral.

Historically part of the parish of St Margaret in the City and Liberty of Westminster and the county of Middlesex, the name Westminster was the ancient description for the area around Westminster Abbey – the West Minster, or monastery church, that gave the area its name – which has been the seat of the government of England (and later the British government) for almost a thousand years.

Westminster is the location of the Palace of Westminster, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which houses the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

The area has been the seat of the government of England for almost a thousand years. Westminster is thus often used as a metonym for Parliament and the political community of the United Kingdom generally. The civil service is similarly referred to by the area it inhabits, Whitehall, and Westminster is consequently also used in reference to the Westminster System, the parliamentary model of democratic government that has evolved in the United Kingdom.

The term Westminster Village, sometimes used in the context of British politics, does not refer to a geographical area at all; employed especially in the phrase Westminster Village gossip, it denotes a supposedly close social circle of Members of Parliament, political journalists, so-called spin doctors and others connected to events in the Palace of Westminster.

The historic core of Westminster is the former Thorney Island on which Westminster Abbey was built. The Abbey became the traditional venue of the coronation of the kings and queens of England. The nearby Palace of Westminster came to be the principal royal residence after the Norman conquest of England in 1066, and later housed the developing Parliament and law courts of England. It can be said that London thus has developed two distinct focal points: an economic one in the City of London; and a political and cultural one in Westminster, where the Royal Court had its home. This division is still very apparent today.

The monarchy later moved to the Palace of Whitehall a little towards the north-east. The law courts have since moved to the Royal Courts of Justice, close to the border of the City of London.

The Westminster area formed part of the City and Liberty of Westminster and the county of Middlesex. The ancient parish was St Margaret; after 1727 split into the parishes of St Margaret and St John. The area around Westminster Abbey formed the extra-parochial Close of the Collegiate Church of St Peter surrounded by—but not part of—either parish. Until 1900 the local authority was the combined vestry of St Margaret and St John (also known as the Westminster District Board of Works from 1855 to 1887), which was based at Westminster City Hall on Caxton Street from 1883. The Liberty of Westminster, governed by the Westminster Court of Burgesses, also included St Martin in the Fields and several other parishes and places. Westminster had its own quarter sessions, but the Middlesex sessions also had jurisdiction. The area was transferred from Middlesex to the County of London in 1889 and the local government of Westminster was reformed in 1900 when the court of burgesses and parish vestries were abolished, to be replaced with a metropolitan borough council. The council was given city status, allowing it to be known as Westminster City Council.

The underground station was opened as Westminster Bridge on 24 December 1868 by the steam-operated Metropolitan District Railway (MDR) (now the District line) when the railway opened the first section of its line from South Kensington. It was originally the eastern terminus of the MDR and the station cutting ended at a concrete wall buffered by timber sleepers. The approach to the station from the west runs in cut and cover tunnel under the roadway of Broad Sanctuary and diagonally under Parliament Square. In Broad Sanctuary the tunnel is close to Westminster Abbey and St Margaret's church and care was required to avoid undermining their foundations when excavating in the poor ground found there.

The station was completely rebuilt to incorporate new deep-level platforms for the Jubilee line when it was extended to the London Docklands in the 1990s. During the works, the level of the sub-surface platforms was lowered to enable ground level access to Portcullis House. This was achieved in small increments carried out when the line was closed at night.









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Apollo Victoria Theatre:   The Apollo Victoria Theatre is a West End theatre, across from London Victoria Station.
Pimlico:   Pimlico is known for its garden squares and Regency architecture.
Pimlico Academy:   Pimlico Academy (formerly Pimlico School) is a mixed-sex education secondary school and sixth form with academy status.
Tate Britain:   Tate Britain (known from 1897 to 1932 as the National Gallery of British Art and from 1932 to 2000 as the Tate Gallery) is an art gallery situated on Millbank in London.
Tothill Fields Bridewell:   Tothill Fields Bridewell (also known as Tothill Fields Prison and Westminster Bridewell) was a prison located in Westminster between 1618 and 1884.
Victoria:   The railways largely replaced the canals as a means of transport. Uniquely for a main line station, Victoria station was built on top of one.
Victoria Bus Station:   Victoria bus station is a bus station outside Victoria Station in Terminus Place.
Westminster Cathedral:   The ’Metropolitan Cathedral of the Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ’ is the mother church of the Catholic Church in England and Wales.
Westminster Cathedral Choir School:   Westminster Cathedral Choir School is a boarding and day preparatory school for boys in Victoria.


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Alderney Street, SW1V · Ambrosden Avenue, SW1P · Ashley Gardens, SW1P · Ashley Place, SW1P · Atterbury Street, SW1P · Aylesford Street, SW1V · Balvaird Place, SW1V · Belgrave Road, SW1V · Bessborough Gardens, SW1V · Bessborough Place, SW1V · Bessborough Street, SW1V · Bloomberg Street, SW1V · Bloomburg Street, SW1V · Bridge Place, SW1V · Cambridge Street, SW1V · Carlisle Mansions, SW1P · Carlisle Place, SW1P · Causton Street, SW1P · Chapter Chambers, SW1P · Chapter Street, SW1P · Charlwood Place, SW1V · Charlwood Street, SW1V · Chichester Street, SW1V · Churchill Gardens Road, SW1V · Churchill Gardens, SW1V · Churchill Gardens, W5 · Churton Place, SW1V · Churton Street, SW1V · Clarendon Street, SW1V · Claverton Street, SW1V · Coburg Close, SW1P · Crown Reach Riverside Walk, SW1V · Cumberland Street, SW1V · Dalkeith Court, SW1P · Dells Mews, SW1V · Denbigh Mews, SW1V · Denbigh Place, SW1V · Denbigh Street, SW1V · Dolphin Square East Side, SW1V · Dolphin Square West, SW1V · Dolphin Square, SW1V · Drummond Gate, SW1V · Duncan House, SW1V · East Concourse, SW1V · Eccleston Bridge, SW1V · Eccleston Square Mews, SW1V · Eccleston Square, SW1V · Egerton House, SW1V · Elizabeth Bridge, SW1V · Emery Hill Street, SW1P · Erasmus Street, SW1P · Esterbrooke Street, SW1P · Evelyn Mansions, SW1P · Francis Street, SW1P · Garden Terrace, SW1V · Gillingham Row, SW1V · Gillingham Street, SW1V · Glasgow Terrace, SW1V · Gloucester Street, SW1V · Gordon House, SW1P · Greencoat Place, SW1P · Grosvenor Road, SW1V · Grosvenor Road, SW8 · Guildhouse Street, SW1V · Hatherley Street, SW1P · Herrick Street, SW1P · Hudsons Place, SW1V · Hugh Street, SW1V · John Islip Street, SW1P · Johnson’s Place, SW1V · Joseph Conrad House, SW1V · Keyes House, SW1V · King’s Scholars’ Passage, SW1P · King’s Scholars’ Passage, SW1V · Lambeth Bridge, SW1P · Lindsay Square, SW1V · Longmoore Street, SW1V · Lupus Street, SW1V · Lutyens House, SW1V · Main Concourse, SW1V · Millbank Tower, SW1P · Millbank, SW1P · Moreton Place, SW1 · Moreton Street, SW1V · Moreton Terrace Mews North, SW1V · Morpeth Mansions Morpeth Mansions, SW1P · Morpeth Mansions, SW1P · Morpeth Terrace, SW1P · Neat House Place, SW1V · Neate House, SW1V · Neathouse Place, SW1V · Path to hotel entrance, SW1P · Paxton Terrace, SW1V · Ponsonby Place, SW1P · Ponsonby Terrace, SW1P · Rampayne Street, SW1V · Ranelagh Road, SW1V · Regency Street, SW1P · Rivermill, SW1V · Riverside Walk, SW1V · Rochester Row, SW1P · Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground: Chelsea College of Art and Desi, SW1P · Saint George’s Drive, SW1V · St Georges Drive, SW1V · St Georges Square, SW1V · St Saviours Hall, SW1V · Stillington Street, SW1P · Sussex Street, SW1V · Tachbrook Mews, SW1V · Tachbrook Street, SW1V · Terminus Place, SW1 · Terminus Place, SW1V · Terminus Place, SW1W · The Arcade, SW1V · Thirleby Road, SW1P · Thorndike Street, SW1V · Thorney Street, SW1P · Turpentine Lane, SW1V · Udall Street, SW1P · Upper Tachbrook Street, SW1V · Vauxhall Bridge Road, SW1P · Vauxhall Bridge Road, SW1V · Vauxhall Bridge, SE1 · Vauxhall Bridge, SW1P · Vauxhall Bridge, SW1V · Vauxhall Bridge, SW8 · Victoria Arcade, SW1V · Victoria Subway, SW1X · Vincent Street, SW1P · Walcott Street, SW1P · Warwick Place North, SW1V · Warwick Square Mews, SW1V · Warwick Square, SW1V · Warwick Way, SW1V · West Mews, SW1V · Westmoreland Terrace, SW1V · Willow Place, SW1P · Willow Place, SW1V · Wilton Road, SW1V · Winchester Street, SW1V ·


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