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West End Lady
West End Lady   
Added: 7 Mar 2018 21:30 GMT   
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Post by West End Lady: Rossmore Road, NW1

Rossmore Road is not in Camden Town, it is in St Marylebone - I should know. I was born and raised there! If anyone wants a further information please post on here.

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Post by Alec donaldson: North Wharf Road, W2

Was there a Wellington street there

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World Cup 2018 LIVE: Goals, highlights and schedule plus Colombia vs Japan build-up
Welcome to the Evening Standard’s LIVE news blog of the World Cup 2018 in Russia.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/world-cup-2018-live-stream-predictions-betting-tips-kick-off-times-team-news-and-line-ups-a3866166.html

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BMW performs dangerous stunts in London Asda car park


The battered BMW was seen performing ’doughnuts’ in the underground car park of Asda in Hayes, west London, narrowing avoiding spectators filming on their mobile phones.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5856483/BMW-performs-dangerous-stunts-London-Asda-car-park.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Post by LDNnews: Edgware Road
Major disruption on rail network a 'systemic failing' of industry timetabling system, MPs told
Major disruption on the rail network was the result of a "systemic failing" of the industry’s timetabling system, GTR’s outgoing boss has said.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/major-disruption-on-rail-network-a-systemic-failing-of-industry-timetabling-system-mps-told-a3865986.html

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England vs Tunisia LIVE, World Cup 2018 latest score: Goal updates and action as Harry Kane puts Three Lions 1-0 up in Russia
Three Lions start their World Cup journey

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/england-vs-tunisia-world-cup-2018-live-stream-online-latest-score-goals-watch-tv-highlights-a3865056.html

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Bea, 29, looked exquisite when she slipped out of Annabel’s Member’s Club, in Mayfair, London in the early hours of Saturday morning.


Bea, 29, looked exquisite when she slipped out of Annabel’s Member’s Club, in Mayfair, London in the early hours of Saturday morning.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-5851353/Princess-Beatrice-looks-regal-sky-blue-blouse-leaves-Annabels-Members-Club-Mayfair.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Germany vs Mexico LIVE, World Cup 2018: Latest score, goal updates, TV, watch online, highlights, team news, line-ups - Mesut Ozil and Chicharito in action
World Cup holders are back in action

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/germany-vs-mexico-world-cup-world-cup-2018-live-stream-online-latest-score-goals-watch-tv-highlights-a3864826.html

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Fairground workers could lose homes after redevelopment
Hounslow Council wants to build thousands of new homes on the site in Feltham.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44499229

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Abercorn Place, NW8
Abercorn Place is on the Harrow School Estate and is named after James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn, a governor of the school.

http://www.theundergroundmap.com/article.html?id=54040

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Egypt vs Uruguay: World Cup 2018 prediction, betting tips, odds, kick-off time, team news and line-ups, what TV channel, live stream online, head to head
Egypt vs Uruguay | World Cup 2018, Group A | Friday, June 15 | Ekaterinburg Arena

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/egypt-vs-uruguay-world-cup-2018-prediction-tv-live-stream-online-betting-tips-odds-time-lineups-a3863846.html

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London Tube driver stops in West London to wave green Grenfell flag


London Tube driver Harvey Mitchell, 58, captured the hearts of the nation when he was spotted emerging from his carriage and waving a green flag in solidarity with victims on Wednesday.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5842973/London-Underground-Tube-driver-stops-train-West-London-wave-green-Grenfell-flag.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Rising crime is symptom of inequality, says senior Met chief
Rising crime is symptom of inequality, says senior Met chief

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jun/14/rising-is-symptom-of-inequality-says-senior-met-chief

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Fifa World Cup 2018 fixtures: Groups, matches, dates, venues in our full schedule
Hosts Russia will kick off the 2018 World Cup finals in a matter of days against Saudi Arabia in Moscow, while defending champions Germany will start against Mexico.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/fifa-world-cup-2018-fixtures-groups-matches-dates-venues-full-schedule-a3862601.html

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Jubilee Line workers strike called off in timetable row
Jubilee Line staff were due to walk out in a row with London Underground about a new timetable.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-44476073

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England youngsters can play without fear but need Harry Kane scoring like Davor Suker in 1998
LIVE | Latest World Cup 2018 news as countdown to Russia continues

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/england-youngsters-can-play-without-fear-but-need-harry-kane-scoring-like-davor-suker-in-1998-a3861361.html

VIEW THE EDGWARE ROAD 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 EDGWARE ROAD 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 EDGWARE ROAD 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 EDGWARE ROAD 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 EDGWARE ROAD AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

 
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Edgware Road

Edgware Road station was part of the world's first underground railway when it was opened as part of the Metropolitan Railway between Paddington and Farringdon on 1 October 1863.

The main Edgware Road station now serves the Circle, District and Hammersmith & City lines.

A second Edgware Road station was opened on 15 June 1907 by the Baker Street and Waterloo Railway (BS&WR, now the Bakerloo line) when it extended its line from the temporary northern terminus at Marylebone. In common with other early stations of the lines owned by the Underground Electric Railways Company of London, that station was designed by architect Leslie Green with an ox-blood red glazed terracotta façade.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Connaught House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Edgware Road:   Edgware Road station was part of the world's first underground railway when it was opened as part of the Metropolitan Railway between Paddington and Farringdon on 1 October 1863.
Halcyon London International School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Hampden Gurney CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
International Community School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 19. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Odeon Marble Arch:   The Odeon Marble Arch (known as the Regal 1928-1945) was a cinema located opposite Marble Arch monument at the top of Park Lane, with its main entrance on Edgware Road.
St Georges Fields:   St George’s Fields are a former burial ground of St George’s, Hanover Square, lying between Connaught Street and Bayswater Road.
The Sylvia Young Theatre School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 10 and 16.
Tyburn:   Tyburn was a village of Middlesex close to the current location of Marble Arch and the southern end of Edgware Road.


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


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adpar Street, W2 · Albion Close, W2 · Albion Mews, W2 · Albion Street, W2 · Archery Close, W2 · Bilton Towers, W1H · Braithwaite Tower, W2 · Brendon Street, W1H · Brown Street, W1H · Brunswick Mews, W1H · Bryanston Mews East, W1H · Bryanston Mews West, W1H · Bryanston Place, W1H · Bryanston Square, 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 · Church Street, W2 · Clarendon Place, W2 · Clarewood Court, W1H · Clenston Mews, W1H · Connaught Close, W2 · Connaught Place, W2 · Connaught Square, W2 · Connaught Street, W2 · Corlett Street, NW1 · Crawford Mews, W1H · Crawford Place, W1H · Crawford Street, W1H · Cumberland Mansions, W1H · Cuthbert Street, W2 · Durweston Street, W1H · Edgware Road, NW1 · Edgware Road, NW8 · Edgware Road, W1H · Edgware Road, W2 · Frederick Close, W2 · George Street, W1H · George Street, W2 · Great Cumberland Place, W1 · Great Cumberland Place, W1H · Hall Place, W2 · 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 Place, W2 · Hyde Park Street, W2 · Joe Strummer Subway, W2 · Junction Mews, W2 · Kendal Street, W2 · Market Place, W1H · Molyneux Street, W1H · Montagu Mews North, W1H · Montagu Place, W1H · Norfolk Crescent, W2 · North Carriage Drive, W2 · Nutford Place, W1H · Old Marylebone Road, NW1 · Oxford Square, W2 · Park Steps, W2 · Park West Place, W2 · Park West, W2 · Penfold Place, NW1 · Porchester Place, W2 · Portsea Mews, W2 · Portsea Place, W2 · Princess Louise Close, W2 · Quadrangle Tower, 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 · St Johns Church, W2 · St Marks Church, NW1 · Stanhope House, W2 · Stanhope Place, W2 · Stourcliffe Street, W1H · The Water Gardens, W2 · Transept Street, NW1 · Upper Berkeley Street, W1H · Upper Montagu Street, W1H · Vincent Court, W1H · Wallace Court, NW1 · Water Gardens, W2 · Wyndham Mews, W1H · Wyndham Place, W1H · Wyndham Yard, W1H · York Street, W1H ·

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Maps


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)

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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