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Can Kabadayi (pictured with Marley), thought at first that there had been an accident when cars slowed to a halt as he was driving along a motorway in west London - but then he spotted the dog.

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Britain’s most crowded trains revealed
Southern Railway’s 7.16am train from East Grinstead to London Bridge has been named as the most packed in England and Wales.

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Walkie Talkie tower: stark reminder of forces that rule the City
Walkie Talkie tower: stark reminder of forces that rule the City

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/jul/27/walkie-talkie-tower-stark-reminder-of-forces-that-rule-the-city
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Wimbledon playground dubbed ’Dismaland’ after burst pipe floods park for three weeks
A concerned dad says a Merton park has ’turned into Dismaland’ after a broken pipe has been pumping water into the playground for three weeks.

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A struggling school that inspired the country is being destroyed by Tory cuts | Frances Ryan
A struggling school that inspired the country is being destroyed by Tory cuts | Frances Ryan

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jul/27/school-tory-cuts-primary-pupils-hardworking-britain
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Mark Dixie: Chef who murdered Sally Anne Bowman facing new life sentence for raping woman when he was 16
A former pub chef who raped and murdered teenage model Sally Anne Bowman is facing another life sentence after admitting raping another woman when he was just 16-years-old.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/mark-dixie-chef-who-murdered-sally-anne-bowman-facing-new-life-sentence-for-raping-16yearold-a3596646.html
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The FTSE 100 closed up 17.5 points at 7,452.3 on another heavy day for company earnings, including 3i Group, ITV, Hammerson, Glaxo SmithKline and Antofagasta.

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London Bridge terrorist filmed ranting about Islam in park
London Bridge terror attack ringleader Khuram Butt was wearing a Superman hoodie when he told a former Muslim he should ’be killed’ for leaving the religion in a London park.

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Haringey residents not consulted over redevelopment | Letters
Haringey residents not consulted over redevelopment | Letters

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jul/26/haringey-residents-not-consulted-over-redevelopment
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Man rescued from car after crash in Bromley
A road in Bromley is closed due to a crash.

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Homeless people demand M&S apology over deterrent alarm
Homeless people demand M&S apology over deterrent alarm

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jul/26/homeless-people-demand-ms-apology-over-deterrent-alarm
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Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers relaxed over Moussa Dembele links to Chelsea, Arsenal and Marseille
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers insists he has no concerns over the future of Moussa Dembele amid links to a host of top European clubs.

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London thug who battered boy to death jailed for life
Leroy Malcolm, left, said he had struggled to watch killer Marvyn Iheanacho lie throughout his trial for the murder of his son Alex Malcolm, right, before he was jailed today at Woolwich Crown Court.

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Grenfell Tower survivors lay into Sir Martin Moore-Bick
Sir Martin Moore-Bick invited public contributions as he hosted a consultation meeting at Notting Hill Community Church to give residents their say on what the investigation will cover.

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Kathleen Mitchell obituary
Kathleen Mitchell obituary

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Southwark’s Housing Heroes honoured by council
People and organisations who have gone above the call of duty to make Southwark’s housing estates and sheltered housing better places to live have been recognised at the borough’s annual Housing Heroes awards.

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VIEW THE ROYAL OAK AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE ROYAL OAK AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE ROYAL OAK AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE ROYAL OAK AREA IN THE 1860s
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Royal Oak

Royal Oak is a station on the Hammersmith and City Line, between Westbourne Park and Paddington stations, and is the least used station on the Hammersmith and City line.

The station opened 30 October 1871 although the Metropolitan Railway extension to Hammersmith had opened in 1864.

It is close to the elevated Westway section of the A40 road. The station is named after a nearby public house, The Royal Oak (later The Railway Tap and now The Porchester). It is one of a number of Underground stations named after a local pub.

Royal Oak Portal is the Western tunnel entrance for the Crossrail scheme to link East and West London by main-line railway. The station itself is not part of the Crossrail scheme.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Desborough Lodge:   Desborough Lodge was a house which was one of five grand houses in the village of Westbourne Green.
Queen's Cinema:   This cinema was situated at the top of Queensway, on the corner of Bishop's Bridge Road.
Red Lion Bridge:   Harrow Road once spanned the River Westbourne at this point.
River Westbourne:   The Westbourne is one of the lost rivers of London.
Royal Oak:   Royal Oak is a station on the Hammersmith and City Line, between Westbourne Park and Paddington stations, and is the least used station on the Hammersmith and City line.
Spotted Dog:   The Spotted Dog public house was one of the earliest buildings in Westbourne Green.
Westbourne Farm:   An old farm with a theatrical connection.
Westbourne Green:   The story of the building of a suburb.
Westbourne House:   Two hundred years ago, the biggest house hereabouts...


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Westbourne Lodge:   Westbourne Lodge appeared in one of the earliest photographs in London.
Whiteley's:   Whiteley’s, pictured here in the 1920s, was designated a Grade II Listed Building in 1970.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alexander Mews, W2 · Bishop’s Bridge Road, W2 · Bishop’s Bridge, W2 · Bishop's Bridge Road, W2 · Bishops Bridge Road, W2 · Blomfield Mews, W2 · Blomfield Villas, W2 · Bourne Terrace, W2 · Burdett Mews, W2 · Celbridge Mews, W2 · Cervantes Court, W2 · Chichester Road, W2 · Cirencester Street, W2 · Cleveland Gardens, W2 · Clifton Villas, W9 · Craven Hill Gardens, W2 · Delamere Terrace, W2 · Desborough Close, W2 · Garway Road, W2 · Gaydon House, W2 · Gloucester Gardens, W2 · Hallfield Estate, W2 · Hatherley Grove, W2 · Ilchester Gardens, W2 · Inverness Mews, E16 · Inverness Mews, W2 · Inverness Terrace, W2 · Kensington Gardens Square, W2 · Leinster Gardens, W2 · Lord Hills Road, W2 · Moscow Place, W2 · Newton Road, W2 · Orsett Mews, W2 · Orsett Terrace, W2 · Pembroke House, W2 · Pickering Mews, W2 · Porchester Gardens Mews, W2 · Porchester Gardens, W2 · Porchester Road, W2 · Porchester Square, W2 · Porchester Terrace North, W2 · Porchester Terrace, W2 · Princes Square, W2 · Princethorpe House, W2 · Queens Gardens, W2 · Queens Mews, W2 · Queensborough Passage, W2 · Queensborough Studios, W2 · Ranelagh Bridge, W2 · Redan House, W2 · Redan Place, W2 · Rowington Close, W2 · Salem Road, W2 · Senior Street, W2 · The Whiteleys Centre, W2 · Torquay Street, W2 · Warwick Crescent, W2 · Warwick Cresent, W2 · Warwick Place, W9 · Westbourne Gardens, W2 · Westbourne Grove Terrace, W2 · Westbourne Grove, W2 · Westbourne Park Villas, W2 · Westbourne Terrace Road, W2 · Westway, W2 · Whiteleys Centre, W2 · Windsor Court, UB5 · Windsor Court, W2 · Woodchester Square, W2 ·


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Inner West London (1932) FREE DOWNLOAD
1930s map covering East Acton, Holland Park, Kensington, Notting Hill, Olympia, Shepherds Bush and Westbourne Park,
George Philip & Son, Ltd./London Geographical Society, 1932

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)

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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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."
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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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