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Plymouth Devonport Constituency is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.



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Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D
Shaftesbury Avenue is a major street in the West End of London, named after Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury.

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UK weather latest: 'Mother of all thunderstorms' lights up the London night sky... and there's more on the way tomorrow
This astounding display of the power of an electrical storm was captured last night as the ’mother of all thunderstorms’ brought an end to the UK’s bank holiday sunshine.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/uk-weather-latest-mother-of-all-thunderstorms-lights-up-the-london-night-sky-and-theres-more-on-the-a3849161.html

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Ryan Fredericks hints at Fulham stay amid interest from West Ham and Crystal Palace
LIVE | Stay on top of the latest transfer news and rumours in our live blog

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/ryan-fredericks-hints-at-fulham-stay-amid-interest-from-west-ham-and-crystal-palace-a3849191.html

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8 great ideas for things to do with the kids this May half-term holiday

If you are struggling to find things to keep the kids occupied this half-term, have a look at our guide for inspiration


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16251179.8_great_ideas_for_things_to_do_with_the_kids_this_May_half-term_holiday/?ref=rss

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Michelle Heaton slips into skintight leather trousers out in London


The former Liberty X singer, 38, enjoyed a well-deserved girls’ night out with The Real Full Monty co-star Megan McKenna at London’s Reign nightclub on Thursday.


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Liverpool's winning DNA can counter Real Madrid's Champions League confidence in Kiev, says Jurgen Klopp
Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool’s DNA to win big trophies can counter Real Madrid’s confidence going into their Champions League final in Kiev.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/liverpools-winning-dna-can-counter-real-madrids-champions-league-confidence-in-kiev-says-jurgen-a3848761.html

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London Bridge victim's parent denied memorial on spot he died
The parents of the only British victim of the London Bridge terror attack have been refused permission for a memorial plaque to their son.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/london-bridge-victim-s-parent-denied-memorial-on-spot-he-died-a3848396.html

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Eastcote murder suspect now on Interpol Most Wanted list

THE prime suspect in a violent and unprovoked murder in Eastcote is now on a world-wide Most Wanted list.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16249609.Eastcote_murder_suspect_now_on_Interpol_Most_Wanted_list/?ref=rss

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Eltham resident’s burglary warning after finding ’target’ marking by back gate

There are fears burglars could be striking at homes in Eltham after a resident found a "target-like" mark near his back gate.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16248430.Eltham_resident_s_burglary_warning_after_finding__target__marking_by_back_gate/?ref=rss

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Property specialist Philip Galway-Cooper and his wife Wendy were prosecuted for failing to demolish the three-storey extension in Hampstead, north London.


Property specialist Philip Galway-Cooper and his wife Wendy were prosecuted for failing to demolish the three-storey extension in Hampstead, north London.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5767287/Property-law-barrister-keeps-extension-1-85m-house-without-planning-permission.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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The ’toxic’ killers
Why was the young French au pair Sophie Lionnet tortured and murdered by the couple who employed her?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44120874

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Adidas Yeezy Boost 350: Shoppers queue for hours in the cold on Oxford Street for Kanye West trainers
Hundreds of footwear enthusiasts queued for hours in freezing temperatures outside shoe shops in central London, hoping to be the first to get their hands on Kanye West’s latest creation.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/shoppers-queue-for-hours-in-the-cold-on-oxford-street-for-kanye-west-yeezy-boost-350-trainers-a3184511.html

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’Why make it more difficult for people?’ - Dozens unable to vote in Bromley local elections due to ID scheme
’Why make it more difficult for people?’ - Dozens unable to vote in Bromley local elections due to ID scheme

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Rihanna looks leggy in a miniskirt as she parties in Mayfair


Rihanna looked like she was making quite a habit of going incognito in the city when she emerged from a Mayfair nightclub in the early hours of Wednesday.


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Tory chiefs to delay key candidate selection due to boundary review
Tory chiefs are delaying selecting candidates for key seats ahead of a push to get a controversial shake-up of constituencies through Parliament.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/tory-chiefs-to-delay-key-candidate-selection-due-to-boundary-review-a3846596.html

VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

 
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OTHER ST. JAMES'S PARK ENTRIES

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
Northumberland House:   Northumberland House was a large Jacobean townhouse in London, which was the London residence of the Percy family, who were the Dukes of Northumberland.
Royal Society:   The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine.
Royal Society:   The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine.
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:   St James’s is an exclusive area in the West End of London.
St James’s Park:   
St. James's Park:   St James's Park station is not only a station but London Underground HQ - otherwise known as 55 Broadway.
Westminster Abbey:   Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is one of the world’s greatest churches.


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 · Abingdon Street, SW1P · Archway Mall, N19 · Birdcage Walk, SW1A · Birdcage Walk, SW1E · Birdcage Walk, SW1H · Blue Bridge, SW1A · Broad Sanctuary, SW1H · Broad Sanctuary, SW1P · Broadway, SW1H · Buckingham Gate, SW1E · Buckingham Mews, SW1E · Butler Place, SW1H · Carlton Gardens, SW1Y · Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y · Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y · Carteret Street, SW1H · Caxton Street, SW1H · Charing Cross, SW1A · Charles Ii Street, SW1Y · Chubb Court, SW20 · Cockspur Street, SW1Y · Dacre Street, SW1H · Dartmouth Street, SW1H · Dean Farrar Street, SW1H · Deans Yard, SW1P · Downing Street, SW1A · Duck Island Cottage, SW1A · Duke Street, SW1Y · Great George Street, SW1P · Great Scotland Yard, SW1A · Horse Guards Parade, SW1A · Horse Guards Road, SW1A · Hyde Park, SW1A · King Charles Street, SW1A · Kinnaird House, SW1Y · Little Deans Yard, SW1P · Little George Street, SW1P · Matthew Parker Street, SW1H · New Zealand House, SW1Y · Norman Shaw Building North, SW1A · Northumberland Avenue, SW1A · Northumberland Street, WC2N · Old Queen Street, SW1H · Pall Mall East, SW1Y · Pall Mall, SW1Y · Palmer Street, SW1H · Parliament Square, SW1A · Parliament Square, SW1P · Parliament Street, SW1A · 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 · Richmond House Whitehall, SW1A · Rochford Southend East, SW1A · Saint James’s Square, SW1Y · Spring Gardens, SW1A · Spur Road, SE1 · St James Square, SW1Y · St Jamess Chambers, SW1Y · St Jamess Park, SW1A · St Margaret Street, SW1A · St Margarets Street, SW1A · St Margarets Street, SW1P · St. Ermin’s Hill, SW1H · St. Margaret Street, SW1P · Storeys Gate, SW1H · Storeys Gate, SW1P · Suffolk Place, SE2 · Suffolk Place, SW1Y · Suffolk Street, SW1Y · The Sanctuary, SW1P · The Terrace, SW1P · Tothill Street, SW1H · Trafalgar Square, SW1Y · Vandon Street, SW1H · Victoria Street, SW1H · Warwick House Street, SW1Y · Waterloo Place, SW1Y · Westminster Central Hall, SW1H · Westminster, SW1A · Whitehall Gardens, SW1A · Whitehall, SW1A ·

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DAILY LIFE
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SAFETY
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HEALTH
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SPORTS AND LEISURE
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ENTERTAINMENT
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Central London, north west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, north west.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

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.
G. F. Cruchley

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.
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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