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Road in/near St. James's Park

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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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’Unforgivable’ decision on Haringey Development Vehicle
Haringey Liberal Democrats have criticised a Labour unanimous vote to defer a decision on the fate of the Haringey Development Vehicle until after May’s local elections.

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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.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16030180.A_woman_from_Worcester_Park_is_part_of_an_all_women_team_climbing_Kilimanjaro_in_celebration_of_International_Women__39_s_Day/?ref=rss
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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Sgt Paul White, the custody officer when Sean Rigg died, has had his bid to retire rescinded.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43079152
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Fulham face 'massive' test for Premier League promotion, says Matt Targett
Fulham face 'massive' test for Premier League promotion, says Matt Targett

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/fulham-face-massive-test-for-premier-league-promotion-says-matt-targett-a3768176.html
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Grenfell Tower campaigners in ’Three Billboards’ stunt
The demonstration was inspired by Oscar-nominated film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43073382
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Scarce number of blue badge replacements after thefts
Just over ten per cent of disabled blue badges reported missing from Harrow last year were replaced.

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists he respects contracts amid speculation he could leave this summer
Arsene Wenger insists he is not the sort of man to break a contract amid speculation his Arsenal reign could come to an early end this summer.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/arsene-wenger-insists-he-respects-contracts-amid-speculation-he-could-leave-arsenal-this-summer-a3767686.html
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Finchley car park killer jailed for 19 years
Seyyed Rasta Mir-Feyzi died after Haaris Rana mowed him down in a Finchley leisure centre car park.

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Cupids spread the love in Richmond on Valentine’s Day
Romance was in the air in Richmond town centre this Valentine’s Day as Cupid-themed entertainers wooed visitors.

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Watch: Incredible Blue Planet-like moment when Orpington man swims with dozens of sharks

Richard Stevens has been on 420 dives in his 42 years on earth, but none were as extraordinary as his latest.


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Ten gigabit home broadband tested in UK
A proof-of-concept test of 10Gbps has been conducted in a residential home in London.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-42974346
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Inseparable dogs find love with new owners for Valentine’s Day

A PAIR of bonded dogs at Dogs Trust West London in Harefield, called Sooty and Sweep, have found their forever home in time for Valentine’s Day.


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Antonio Conte thanks Chelsea fans for vocal support amid ongoing speculation over his future
Antonio Conte has thanked the Chelsea fans for showing their support for him during the Blues' 3-0 win over West Brom on Monday night.

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Heathrow duty free Chinese discrimination ’unacceptable’
A duty free event offered higher minimum purchase rates to Chinese travellers, sparking outrage on social media.

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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1900s
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St. James's Park

St James's Park station is not only a station but London Underground HQ - otherwise known as 55 Broadway.

The station was opened on 24 December 1868 by the Metropolitan District Railway (MDR, now the District Line) when the company opened the first section of its line between South Kensington and Westminster stations. The MDR connected to the Metropolitan Railway (MR, later the Metropolitan Line) at South Kensington and, although the two companies were rivals, each company operated its trains over the other's tracks in a joint service known as the Inner Circle.

The station has been reconstructed twice. In the first decade of the 20th century the original MDR station was reconstructed in conjunction with the building of Electric Railway House a headquarters building for the MDR's owners the London Electric Railway. The station was then rebuilt again between 1927 and 1929 as part of the construction of 55 Broadway the company's new headquarters building designed by Charles Holden and featuring statues and carved stone panels including ones by Sir Jacob Epstein, Eric Gill, and Henry Moore.

The platforms feature the green, blue, black and white tiling scheme first used for the reconstruction and extension to Morden of the City & South London Railway (now the Northern Line) also designed by Holden and opened between 1924 and 1926.

Together with 55 Broadway, the station is now a Grade I listed building.

Over time, the station name has been spelled differently, illustrating changing practice in punctuation. Tube maps up to the early 1930s show the name as St. James' Park. From Harry Beck's first map in 1933 until the early 1950s the name was shown as St. James Park. Since the 1950s it has had the current name.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
St James's Park:   Every year millions of Londoners and tourists visit St James's Park, the oldest of the capital's eight Royal Parks.
St. James's Park:   St James's Park station is not only a station but London Underground HQ - otherwise known as 55 Broadway.
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 Memorial:   The Victoria Memorial is a sculpture dedicated to Queen Victoria, sculpted by Sir Thomas Brock in London, placed at the centre of Queen's Gardens in front of Buckingham Palace.
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.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Parker Street looking east (1905):   Before being renamed to Matthew Parker Street, old Parker Street was a Westminster slum.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Orchard Street, SW1P · Ambrosden Avenue, SW1P · Arneway Street, SW1P · Artillery Place, SW1P · Artillery Row, SW1P · Ashley Gardens, SW1P · Ashley Place, SW1P · Birdcage Walk, SW1A · Birdcage Walk, SW1E · Birdcage Walk, SW1H · Blue Bridge, SW1A · Brewers Green, SW1H · Broadway, SW1H · Buckingham Gate, SW1E · Buckingham Mews, SW1E · Butler Place, SW1H · Carteret Street, SW1H · Castle Lane, SW1E · Catherine Place, SW1E · Caxton Street, SW1H · Chadwick Street, SW1P · Coburg Close, SW1P · Cockspur Street, SW1Y · Dacre Street, SW1H · Dartmouth Street, SW1H · Dean Farrar Street, SW1H · Duck Island Cottage, SW1A · Elverton Street, SW1P · Emery Hill Street, SW1P · Francis Street, SW1P · Gordon House, SW1P · Greencoat Place, SW1P · Greycoat Gardens, SW1P · Greycoat Place, SW1P · Greycoat Street, SW1P · Howick Place, SW1E · Howick Place, SW1P · Hyde Park, SW1A · Kingsgate Parade, SW1E · Little Cloisters, SW1P · Medway Street, SW1P · Monck Street, SW1P · Morpeth Mansions Morpeth Mansions, SW1P · Morpeth Mansions, SW1P · Morpeth Terrace, SW1P · New Palace Yard, SW1A · Norman Shaw Building North, SW1A · Old Palace Yard, SW1P · Old Pye Street, SW1P · Old Queen Street, SW1H · Pall Mall East, SW1Y · Palmer Street, SW1H · Petty France, SW1H · Plymouth Devonport Constituency, SW1A · Post Office Way, SW1P · Queen Anne’s Gate, SW1H · Queen Annes Gate Buildings, SW1H · Queen Annes Gate, SW1H · Queens Gardens, SW1A · Regency Place, SW1P · Rochester Row, SW1P · Rochester Street, SW1P · Rochford Southend East, SW1A · Roebuck House, SW1E · Rutherford Street, SW1P · Seaforth Place, SW1E · Spenser Street, SW1E · Spur Road, SE1 · St Anns Street, SW1P · St Jamess Park, SW1A · St Margaret Street, SW1A · St Margarets Street, SW1A · St Matthew Street, SW1P · St Vincents Centre, SW1P · St. Ermin’s Hill, SW1H · St. Matthew Street, SW1P · Stag Place, SW1E · Stillington Street, SW1P · Strutton Ground, SW1P · Suffolk Place, SE2 · Suffolk Place, SW1Y · Suffolk Street, SW1Y · The Mall, SW1E · The Mall, SW1Y · Thirleby Road, SW1P · Tothill Street, SW1H · Vandon Street, SW1H · Victoria Arcade, SW1E · Victoria Chambers, SW1P · Victoria Street, SW1E · Victoria Street, SW1H · Victoria Street, SW1W · Vincent Square, SW1P · Westminster Palace Gardens, SW1P · Westminster, SW1A · Wilcox Place, SW1E · Wilfred Street, SW1E · Willow Place, SW1P · Willow Place, SW1V ·


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Central London, south west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
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 (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
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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
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
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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
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.
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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
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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