Praed Mews, W2

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Brexit: Abbott ’does not want second referendum’
Diane Abbott says she does not want a referendum on the final Brexit deal.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42383390
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Ant McPartlin’s marriage to Lisa Armstrong is ’over’
Ant McPartlin’s marriage to Lisa Armstrong is ’over’

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George Brandis to exit Senate amid cabinet reshuffle
Malcolm Turnbull has reportedly gifted his good friend and close political ally George Brandis the plum job of Australia’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5189115/George-Brandis-exit-Senate-amid-cabinet-reshuffle.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Christmas rail travel: Which stations and routes in London will be shut?
Major hubs including London Bridge and Charing Cross closed for 10 days

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/christmas-rail-travel-which-stations-and-routes-in-london-will-be-closed-a3720981.html
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Heinz Wolff, Great Egg Race presenter and scientist, dies
The renowned scientist behind BBC Two’s The Great Egg Race died on Friday, his family says.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42378765
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Police trace drivers after woman killed in multiple hit-and-run
New appeal for witnesses as five drivers are spoken to about death of woman, 29, killed on pedestrian crossing in south LondonFive drivers who may have been involved in a suspected multiple hit-and-run in which a woman died have been traced, police said.The 29-year-old woman, who was Polish but had been staying in Wandsworth, south London, was hit by a lorry as she used a pedestrian crossing while the traffic lights were green. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/dec/16/police-trace-drivers-after-woman-dies-after-multiple-hit-and-run
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Tory rebels, including Dominic Grieve, 'received death threats after humiliating Brexit vote'
Tory rebels who helped inflict the first major Brexit defeat on Theresa May said they received death threats following the vote.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/tory-rebels-including-dominic-grieve-received-death-threats-after-humiliating-brexit-vote-a3720101.html
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Ben Butler: Killer father denied inquest legal aid
Ben Butler, who inflicted catastrophic head injuries on daughter Ellie, was jailed for 23 years.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42367146
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The romance of the British road, from Putney Bridge to Nempnett Thrubwell | Letters
The romance of the British road, from Putney Bridge to Nempnett Thrubwell | Letters

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2017/dec/15/the-romance-of-the-british-road-from-putney-bridge-to-nempnett-thrubwell
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Firefighters ’crying’ over Grenfell fire
The London Fire Brigade’s chaplain said around 300 firefighters had sought counselling since the fire.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42341427
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Garden Bridge: Johnson summoned before London Assembly
This is the first time that the London Assembly has used its powers to require evidence from a former mayor.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42356077
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Toni Mascolo obituary
Hairdresser who was the business brains behind the Toni & Guy empire he built up with his brother GaetanoToni Mascolo was not in hairdressing for fashion, fame or art. He expressed his creativity not in extreme cut or colouring but in a novel business structure through his family firm, Toni & Guy. From his teens, Mascolo, who has died aged 75, was his own accountant, business adviser and advertising director, with an immigrant’s willingness to work full-speed from 8am to 10pm six days a week and concoct hair lacquer in bulk from raw ingredients in the back room should there be an hour’s slack in trade.Mascolo understood from early on that the trade was descended from the guild system, where apprentices learned on the job, served time with a local master, then often split to found a new business. Its services were not reliable in standards or geographic spread. He introduced franchising, where every salon provided a brand-guaranteed level of service, but allowed the franchisee independence within a family. There are now almost 500 Toni & Guy salons in nearly 50 countries. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2017/dec/14/toni-mascolo-obituary
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Network Rail releases shocking footage of drunk revellers dicing with death after falling onto railway tracks
Shocking footage of drunk revellers falling onto railway tracks has been released by Network Rail.

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Grenfell family: ’You feel like a prisoner living here’
Matthew Price meets Grenfell families six months on from the fire

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42320896
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Artist hangs refugees’ clothing in London church to highlight crisis
Artist hangs refugees’ clothing in London church to highlight crisis

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/dec/13/artist-arabella-dorman-refugees-clothing-london-church-highlight-crisis
VIEW THE PADDINGTON 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 PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE PADDINGTON AREA IN THE 1860s
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Paddington

The first underground railway station in the world ran from Paddington - opened as Paddington (Bishop's Road) by the Metropolitan Railway on 10 January 1863 as the terminus of the company's route from Farringdon.

Paddington mainline railway station - Paddington station - has a commuter service serving stations west of London, a mainline service to Oxford, Bristol, Bath, Taunton, Devon, Cornwall and South Wales. There is also an express rail line to Heathrow Airport.

In Paddington Station there is a display case showing Paddington Bear, a character of children's fiction who, in the book, is first discovered at this station and hence named after it.

Important places in Paddington include St Mary's Hospital - where penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming - and Paddington Green police station.

Alan Turing, the pioneer mathematician was born in Warrington Crescent.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
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.
Lancaster Gate:   Lancaster Gate is a mid-nineteenth century development in the Bayswater district of west central London, immediately to the north of Kensington Gardens.
Paddington:   The first underground railway station in the world ran from Paddington - opened as Paddington (Bishop's Road) by the Metropolitan Railway on 10 January 1863 as the terminus of the company's route from Farringdon.
Paddington Green Children’s Hospital:   The Paddington Green Children’s Hospital opened in August 1883.
Red Lion Bridge:   Harrow Road once spanned the River Westbourne at this point.
St Mary’s Hospital, London:   St Mary’s Hospital is a hospital in Paddington, founded in 1845.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
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
A4209, W2 · Bathurst Mews, W2 · Bathurst Street, W2 · Belvedere Strand, NW9 · Bishop’s Bridge Road, W2 · Bishop’s Bridge, W2 · Bishop's Bridge Road, W2 · Bishops Bridge Road, W2 · Blomfield Mews, W2 · Blomfield Villas, W2 · Bouverie Place, W2 · Cambridge Court, W2 · Cambridge Square, W2 · Cervantes Court, W2 · Chichester Road, W2 · Chilworth Mews, W2 · Chilworth Street, W2 · Chilworth Street, W2 · Church Street, W2 · Clarendon Place, W2 · Cleveland Gardens, W2 · Cleveland Square, W2 · Cleveland Terrace, W2 · Clifton Place, W2 · Cloucester Mews West, W2 · Conduit Mews, W2 · Conduit Passage, W2 · Conduit Place, W2 · Corlett Street, NW1 · Craven Road, W2 · Departures Road, W2 · Dudley Street, W2 · Eastbourne Mews, W2 · Eastbourne Terrace, W2 · Edgware Road, NW1 · Edgware Road, NW8 · Edgware Road, W1H · Edgware Road, W2 · Edna House, W2 · Elms Mews, W2 · Garson House, W2 · Gloucester Gardens, W2 · Gloucester Mews, W2 · Gloucester Square, W2 · Gloucester Terrace, W2 · Hallfield Estate, W2 · Harbet Road, W2 · Harrow Road, W2 · Hermitage Street, W2 · Horse Ride, E11 · Howards Way, W2 · Howley Place, W2 · Hyde Park Crescent, W2 · Hyde Park Cresent, W2 · Hyde Park Gardens Mews, W2 · Hyde Park Gardens, W2 · Hyde Park Gardnes, W2 · Hyde Park Square, W2 · Hyde Park Street, W2 · Joe Strummer Subway, W2 · John Aird Court (116-228), W2 · Junction Mews, W2 · Junction Place, W2 · Kingdom Street, W2 · Lancaster Terrace, W2 · Lisson Street, NW1 · London Mews, W2 · London Street, W2 · Lyons Place, W2 · Macmillan House, W2 · Marylebone Flyover, W2 · Merchant Square, W2 · Miles Buildings, NW1 · Norfolk Place, W2 · Norfolk Square, W2 · North Wharf Road, W2 · Orsett Terrace, W2 · Paddington Green, W2 · Paddington Station Car Park Exit, W2 · Paddington Station Car Park, W2 · Park Place Villas, W2 · Penfold Place, NW1 · Porchester Gardens Mews, W2 · Porchester Gardens, W2 · Porchester Terrace North, W2 · Porteus Road, W2 · Praed Mews, W2 · Praed Street, W2 · Princess Louise Close, W2 · Quadrangle Tower, W2 · Queens Gardens, W2 · Radnor Lodge, W2 · Radnor Mews, W2 · Radnor Place, W2 · Rainsford Street, W2 · Ranelagh Bridge, W2 · Saint Mary’s Square, W2 · Saint Michael’s Street, W2 · Sale Place, W2 · Sheldon Square, W2 · South Wharf Road, W2 · Southwick Mews, W2 · Southwick Place, W2 · Southwick Street, W2 · Spring Street, W2 · St Johns Church, W2 · St Marys Mansions, W2 · St Marys Medical School, W2 · St Marys Terrace, W2 · St Michaels Street, W2 · Stanhope Terrace, W2 · Star Street, W2 · Station Concourse, W2 · Strathearn Place, W2 · Sussex Gardens, W2 · Sussex Place, W2 · Sussex Square, W2 · Talbot Square, W2 · Warwick Crescent, W2 · Warwick Cresent, W2 · Westbourne Street, W2 · Westbourne Terrace Mews, W2 · Westbourne Terrace Road, W2 · Westbourne Terrace, W2 · Winsland Street, W2 ·


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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)

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.
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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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