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Two new London Overground stations being considered for Old Oak
A FIVE-WEEK consultation has begun on plans for two potential new London Overground stations linking to the Elizabeth line (Crossrail) and High Speed .

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European Champions Cup: Northampton 13-57 Saracens
Saracens score eight tries as they begin their quest for a third successive Champions Cup by thrashing Northampton at Franklin’s Gardens.

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London mother sent nude photos of lover to his wife
Laura Arnold, 37, of Feltham, west London, had an affair with a married man for over a year before subjecting him to a ’despicable’ barrage of embarrassment after he tried to break up with her.

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Big Ben coated in scaffolding as crews begin repair work
Big Ben coated in scaffolding as crews begin repair work

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Dementia centre in Richmond gets hands-on-help from a special guest
Staff and patients at a centre for dementia patients had a new member of staff this week in the shape of Councillor David Marlow who helped out with lunch and general activities.

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WATCH: Footage shows a ’large quantity of meat’ being taken from a Co Op in Bexleyheath
A group of of alleged shoplifters who twice took meat from a supermarket in Bexleyheath are being hunted by police.

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Woman falls to her death from Whispering Gallery inside St Paul's Cathedral
A woman has died after falling from the Whispering Gallery at St Paul's Cathedral.

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Game of Thrones fan reveals adorable baby photoshoot
Doting dad Jay Khan, from West London, who appeared as a Dothraki Bloodrider in the medieval fantasy series paid tribute to the show by appearing in a themed photoshoot with his new baby.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-4962058/Game-Thrones-fan-reveals-adorable-baby-photoshoot.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Man killed in Halloween horror attack by group armed with knives, baseball bats and screwdriver, court told
Attackers armed with knives, baseball bats and a screwdriver killed a young man and injured two others in a horrifying night of Halloween violence, a court was told.

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300 Harley Davidson motorcycles drove through Merton to pay tribute to a former firefighter
More than 300 mourners on Harley Davidson rode through Merton on Friday (October 6) to pay tribute to motorcycle enthusiast.

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A Croydon barber shop is offering free haircuts for black and ethnic minority men to address mental health issues
A Croydon Barber shop is offering free haircuts to black and ethnic minority men to highlight the special relationship between barbers and their clients.

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Pensioner’s heartache after prized bike goes missing from outside a Bromley gym
An elderly man has appealed for help in finding his bike which he believes was stolen from outside a gym in Bromley.

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Harry Kane to captain England against Slovenia as Gareth Southgate refuses to name long-term skipper
Gareth Southgate is yet to decide who will be England's captain for the World Cup after handing Harry Kane the armband for the qualifier against Slovenia.

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Gerard Pique receives hostile reception from Spain fans after quit claims over Catalan referendum
Gerard Pique faced a barrage of abuse from Spain fans and was booed during training last night following comments that he would offer to quit the national team over the Catalan referendum.

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Tories reveal survey showing impact proposed police station closures will have on west London
Residents could see the distances to their nearest police station quadrupled, according to the findings of research carried out by London AM Tony Devenish

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VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1860s
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OTHER MARBLE ARCH ENTRIES

Kendal Street, W2
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Porchester Place, W2
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Marble Arch

Marble Arch, at the northern end of Park Lane - the gateway to Buckingham Palace that the royals just didn't want.

Marble Arch is a white Carrara marble monument near Speakers' Corner in Hyde Park, at the western end of Oxford Street.

The arch was designed by John Nash in 1828, based on the triumphal arch of Constantine in Rome. It was originally erected on The Mall as a gateway to the new Buckingham Palace (rebuilt by Nash from the former Buckingham House). A popular story says that the arch was moved because it was too narrow for the Queen's state coach to pass through, but, in fact, the gold state coach passed under it during Elizabeth II's coronation in 1953. Whatever the reason, it was moved in 1851 to its present location.

Like the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, it was originally intended to carry a programme of sculpture celebrating British victories during the Napoleonic Wars. An architectural model, made in around 1826 and now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, shows it with a continuous relief of the Battle of Waterloo on one side and scenes of naval engagements on the other.


The Arch stands close to the site of the Tyburn gallows (sometimes called Tyburn Tree), a place of public execution from 1388 until 1793.

There are three small rooms inside which were used as a police station until 1950.

The nearest London Underground station is Marble Arch, on the Central Line. It was opened on 30 July 1900 by the Central London Railway (CLR).

Like all the original stations on the CLR, Marble Arch was served by lifts to the platforms but the station was reconstructed in the early 1930s to accommodate escalators. This saw the closure of the original station building, designed by the architect Harry Bell Measures, that was situated on the corner of Quebec Street and Oxford Street. The original surface building was later demolished.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Marble Arch:   Marble Arch, at the northern end of Park Lane - the gateway to Buckingham Palace that the royals just didn't want.
The Serpentine:   The Serpentine is a 40-acre (16 ha) recreational lake in Hyde Park.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Twopenny Tube:   In 1900, a pioneering underground railway began running in London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A4209, W2 · Albion Close, W2 · Albion Mews, W2 · Albion Street, W2 · Archery Close, W2 · Bathurst Mews, W2 · Berkeley Mews, W1H · Bilton Towers, W1H · Brendon Street, W1H · Brown Street, W1H · Brunswick Mews, W1H · Bryanston Mews West, W1H · Bryanston Place, W1H · Bryanston Square, W1H · Bryanston Street, W1C · Bryanston Street, W1H · Bryanston Street, W2 · Burwood Place, W2 · Cabbell Street, NW1 · Cambridge Court, W2 · Cambridge Square, W2 · Castlereagh Street, W1H · Cato Street, W1H · Chapel Street, NW1 · Clarendon Place, W2 · Clarewood Court, W1H · Clenston Mews, W1H · Clifton Place, W2 · Connaught Place, W2 · Connaught Square, W2 · Connaught Street, W2 · Crawford Mews, W1H · Crawford Place, W1H · Crawford Street, W1H · Cumberland Mansions, W1H · Dorset Street, W1U · Edgware Road Subway, W2 · Edgware Road, NW1 · Edgware Road, NW8 · Edgware Road, W1H · Edgware Road, W2 · Forset Street, W1H · Frederick Close, W2 · George Street, W1H · George Street, W2 · Gloucester Place, W1H · Gloucester Place, W1U · Gloucester Square, W2 · Great Cumberland Place, W1 · Great Cumberland Place, W1H · Hampden Gurney Street, W1H · Hampshire House, W2 · Harcourt Street, W1H · Harrowby Street, W1H · Homer Row, W1H · Homer Street, W1H · Hyde Park Crescent, W2 · Hyde Park Cresent, W2 · Hyde Park Gardens Mews, W2 · Hyde Park Gardens, W2 · Hyde Park Gardnes, W2 · Hyde Park Place, W2 · Hyde Park Square, W2 · Hyde Park Street, W2 · Hyde Park, W2 · Joe Strummer Subway, W2 · Junction Mews, W2 · Kendal Street, W2 · Marble Arch, W1H · Market Place, W1H · Molyneux Street, W1H · New Quebec Street, W1H · Norfolk Crescent, W2 · North Carriage Drive, W2 · North Ride, W2 · Nutford Place, W1H · Old Marylebone Road, NW1 · Old Quebec Street, W1 · Old Quebec Street, W1H · Oxford Square, W2 · Park Lane, W1C · Park Steps, W2 · Park West Place, W2 · Park West, W2 · Policeman’s Walk, W2 · Policeman’s Walk, W2 · Porchester Place, W2 · Portman Close, W1U · Portman Square, W1 · Portman Square, W1H · Portsea Mews, W2 · Portsea Place, W2 · Quadrangle Tower, W2 · Quebec Mews, W1H · Radnor Lodge, W2 · Radnor Mews, W2 · Radnor Place, W2 · Rainsford Street, W2 · Saint George’s Fields, W2 · Saint Michael’s Street, W2 · Sale Place, W2 · Serpentine Bridge, W2 · Serpentine Road, SW1X · Serpentine Road, SW7 · Serpentine Road, W1J · Serpentine Road, W1K · Serpentine Road, W2 · Seymour Buildings, W1H · Seymour Leisure Centre, W1H · Seymour Place, W1H · Seymour Street, W1H · Seymour Street, W2 · Shillibeer Place, W1H · Shouldham Street, W1H · Southwick Place, W2 · Southwick Street, W2 · St Georges Fields, W2 · St Johns Church, W2 · St Marks Church, NW1 · St Michaels Street, W2 · Stanhope House, W2 · Stanhope Place, W2 · Stanhope Terrace, W2 · Star Street, W2 · Stourcliffe Street, W1H · Strathearn Place, W2 · Sussex Gardens, W2 · Sussex Place, W2 · The Water Gardens, W2 · Tigris House Fourth Floor, W2 · Transept Street, NW1 · Upper Berkeley Street, W1H · Vincent Court, W1H · Wallace Court, NW1 · Water Gardens, W2 · West Carriage Drive, SW7 · West Carriage Drive, W2 · Wyndham Place, W1H · Wyndham Yard, W1H · York Street, W1H ·


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