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Brixton stabbing: Murder probe after man knifed to death outside Argos in south London
A man has been stabbed to death outside Argos in a broad daylight attack in south London.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/brixton-stabbing-murder-probe-after-man-knifed-to-death-outside-argos-in-south-london-a3615061.html
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New winter festival set to come to Greenwich and locals gets first dibs
A new festival is coming to Greenwich this winter and locals can buy tickets for it before the rest of the public.

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Pippa Middleton cycles to luxury London gym
The sister of the Duchess of Cambridge was spotted heading to the gym where she trained before her wedding to James Matthews in May.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-4802136/Pippa-Matthews-cycles-luxury-London-gym.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Silent Witness actress Liz Carr speaks out after being 'stabbed in the head with scissors' near Euston station
Disabled Silent Witness actress Liz Carr has spoken out after being stabbed in the head by an attacker "wielding two pairs of scissors" in London.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/silent-witness-actress-liz-carr-speaks-out-after-being-stabbed-in-the-head-with-scissors-near-euston-a3613471.html
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Lottie Moss ’goes house-hunting’ with Frankie Gaff
The model sister of catwalk veteran Kate Moss appeared to be house hunting with reality TV star Frankie, 22, during an appearance in west London.

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All fired up: Tate Modern to play host to a working ceramics factory
Visitors can volunteer in factory, featuring eight tonnes of clay, a 30-metre production line and more than 2,000 fired objectsIt might not be everyone’s idea of a fun day out but visitors to a new art installation at Tate Modern are being invited to knuckle down and do some work in a ceramics factory. They can mould or cast jugs or, if they prefer, mop the floor.The gallery has announced details of of one of its most ambitious commissions, a production line art installation which will take up the entire fifth floor of its extension. Related: Tate Modern celebrates work of black artists from civil rights movement Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2017/aug/17/all-fired-up-tate-modern-working-ceramics-factory
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Liz Carr stabbing: dramatic moment police swoop after scissor attack on Silent Witness actress
This is the dramatic moment police made an arrest after disabled Silent Witness actress Liz Carr was slashed in the face with scissors.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/dramatic-moment-police-swoop-after-scissor-attack-on-silent-witness-actress-liz-carr-a3614166.html
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Queen Elizabeth Hospital slammed in latest inspection report as entire NHS trust for Greenwich and Lewisham criticised
Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich has been slammed for its lack of improvement after a damning report said it needed to improve.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15479420.Queen_Elizabeth_Hospital_slammed_in_latest_inspection_report_as_entire_NHS_trust_for_Greenwich_and_Lewisham_criticised/?ref=rss
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Gemma Oaten shows off figure in fitted dress in London
Gemma Oaten shows off figure in fitted dress in London

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-4799002/Gemma-Oaten-shows-slim-figure-form-fitting-dress.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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Arsene Wenger insists financial results of losing Alexis Sanchez are 'less important' than Arsenal's success
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has insisted that the financial implications of allowing Alexis Sanchez's contract to expire are "less important" than what it means for his team.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/arsene-wenger-insists-financial-results-of-losing-alexis-sanchez-are-less-important-than-arsenals-a3613611.html
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'Brexit may not happen' says Sir Vince Cable amid claims talks could be pushed back until December
Sir Vince Cable has said he still believes there is a "significant possibility" that Brexit will not happen.

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Theresa May wades into Big Ben being silenced for 4 years
The Prime Minister urged the Commons authorities to carry out an ’urgent’ review of the plans for renovating the Elizabeth Tower amid mounting anger.

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London Emergencies Trust has special role
London Emergencies Trust has special role

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/aug/16/london-emergencies-trust-has-special-role
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London Stock Exchange staff offered counselling after finance worker plunges to his death
Staff at the London Stock Exchange were today being offered counselling after a finance worker plunged to his death.

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An Orpington running event has been ’cancelled’ after travellers pitched up on the route
An Orpington Parkrun has reportedly been cancelled after members of the traveller community camped out in the middle of the route.

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Brentford fire: Children leave burning building before firefighters arrive
A woman and five kids left the house in Albany Road, with a teenage boy treated for smoke inhalation

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/brentford-fire-children-leave-burning-13495326
VIEW THE QUEENSWAY AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE QUEENSWAY AREA IN THE 1800s
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Queensway

Queensway (formerly Queen's Road) is a bustling cosmopolitan street in the Bayswater district of west London, containing many restaurants and stores.

Near the northern end of the street is the multi-storey Whiteleys Shopping Centre, on the site of London's first department store, opened by William Whiteley in 1867. The store was awarded a Royal Warrant by Queen Victoria in 1896. The facade of the current building is from 1911, but the building itself was demolished and rebuilt in 1989.

This part of Bayswater was first developed as a residential suburb of London in the early nineteenth century. However, the road at its southern end (Bayswater Road) was a long established road across the countryside before this, and a road roughly following the present Queensway can be seen on early maps running north from Bayswater Road across fields under the name of Black Lion Lane. It was subsequently renamed Queen's Road in honour of Queen Victoria, who had been born at nearby Kensington Palace. This was a name somewhat lacking in distinctiveness, and for this reason the present name of Queensway was eventually substituted.

In recent years, Queensway has become a centre for the entertainment and leisure industry in London. London's biggest ice rink, the Queens Ice & Bowl in Queensway was recently renovated after investment and development by Robert Bourne (developer) and Bourne Capital. This has led the way for further developments in the area's entertainment and leisure industry. Queensway's retail industry is also booming with the famous Queensway Market showing significant growth in recent years.

Queensway and Westbourne Grove are identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London.

Both Bayswater and Queensway stations are located on the street.

Queensway, a London Underground station on the Central Line, opened on 30 July 1900, as Queen's Road, and was renamed on 9 September 1946. The building is an unusual survivor of the buildings designed for the Central London Railway by Harry Bell Measures, with a flat roof so that commercial development could take place above - in this case, a hotel.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Bayswater:   Bayswater is one of London's most cosmopolitan areas - also one of London's biggest concentration of hotels.
Queen's Cinema:   This cinema was situated at the top of Queensway, on the corner of Bishop's Bridge Road.
Queensway:   Queensway (formerly Queen's Road) is a bustling cosmopolitan street in the Bayswater district of west London, containing many restaurants and stores.
Upton Farm:   Upton Farm began in 1725 and was gone by 1839.


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
Caroline Place Mews, W2 · Caroline Place, W2 · Cervantes Court, W2 · Cleveland Gardens, W2 · Consort House, W2 · Fosbury Mews, W2 · Garway Road, W2 · Hallfield Estate, W2 · Hatherley Grove, W2 · Ilchester Gardens, W2 · Inverness Mews, E16 · Inverness Mews, W2 · Inverness Place, W2 · Inverness Terrace, W2 · Kensington Gardens Square, W2 · Leinster Gardens, W2 · Leinster Square, W2 · Leinster Terrace, W2 · Moscow Place, W2 · Moscow Road, W2 · Newton Road, W2 · Olympia Mews, W2 · Orme Court, W2 · Orme Lane, W2 · Ossington Street, W2 · Pembroke House, W2 · Pickering Mews, W2 · Poplar Place, W2 · Porchester Gardens Mews, W2 · Porchester Gardens, W2 · Porchester Gate, W2 · Porchester Terrace, W2 · Princes Square, W2 · Princess Court, W2 · Queens Court, W2 · Queens Mews, W2 · Queensborough Passage, W2 · Queensborough Studios, W2 · Queensborough Terrace, W2 · Queensway, W2 · Redan House, W2 · Redan Place, W2 · Salem Road, W2 · St Petersburgh Mews, W2 · St Petersburgh Place, W2 · The Broad Walk, W2 · The Broadwalk, W1H · The Whiteleys Centre, W2 · Westbourne Grove Terrace, W2 · Westbourne Grove, W2 · Whiteleys Centre, W2 · Windsor Court, UB5 · Windsor Court, 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.
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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
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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
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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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