Royal Crescent, W11

Road in/near Notting Hill, existing between 1839 and now

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The Royal Crescent is a Grade II* listed street in Holland Park.

The Royal Crescent is consisting of two curved facing terraces in a crescent shape. The crescent is located on the north side of Holland Park Avenue, west of Addison Avenue, and to the east of the Holland Park Roundabout.

Between the facing terraces is a landscaped communal garden with expansive lawns and numerous trees. The houses themselves are stucco fronted and are built on four floors, with porticoed entrances, above which are small first-floor balconies with iron railings. Each of the end houses have circular corners.

Designed in 1839, The Royal Crescent was inspired by its older namesake in Bath, it differs from the Bath crescent in that it is not strictly a true crescent but rather two quadrant terraces each terminated by a circular bow in the Regency style, rising as a tower, a feature which would not have been found in the earlier classically inspired architecture of the 18th century which the design of the crescent seeks to emulate. The plan of the Royal Crescent was the design of the planner Robert Cantwell, and it was the need for the newly fashionable underground sewers which caused the crescent to be designed in two halves rather than any consideration for architectural aesthetics. On early maps it is marked as Norland Crescent.

The stucco fronted crescent is painted white, in the style of the many Nash terraces which can be seen elsewhere in London’s smarter residential areas. Today many of these four storey houses have been converted to apartments, although a few remain as private houses.

Source: Ladbroke Association



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RobertTub
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Post by RobertTub: Farmer Street, W8

Hello

Ian Gammons
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Post by Ian Gammons: Pamber Street, W10

Born in Pamber Street but moved to Harlow, Essex in 1958 when I was three years old. The air wasn?t clean in London and we had to move to cleaner air in Harlow - a new town with very clean air!


Vallie Webster
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Post by Vallie Webster: Tunis Road, W12

I visited my grandmother who lived on Tunis Road from Canada in approximately 1967-68. I remember the Rag and Bone man who came down the road with a horse and milk delivered to the door with cream on the top. I also remember having to use an outhouse in the back of the row house. No indoor plumbing. We had to have a bath in a big metal tub (like a horse trough) in the middle of the kitchen filled with boiled water on the stove. Very different from Canada. My moms madin name was Hardcastle. Interesting to see the maps. Google maps also brings the world closer.


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Post by Norman Norrington: Blechynden Street, W10

In the photo of Blechynden St on the right hand side the young man in the doorway could be me. That is the doorway of 40 Blechynden St.

I lived there with My Mum Eileen and Dad Bert and Brothers Ron & Peter. I was Born in Du Cane Rd Hosp. Now Hammersmith Hosp.

Left there with my Wife Margaret and Daughter Helen and moved to Stevenage. Mum and Dad are sadly gone.

I now live on my own in Bedfordshire, Ron in Willesden and Pete in Hayling Island.

Have many happy memories of the area and go back 3/4 times a year now 75 but it pulls back me still.

Mary Harris
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Post by Mary Harris: 31 Princedale Road, W11

John and I were married in 1960 and we bought, or rather acquired a mortgage on 31 Princedale Road in 1961 for £5,760 plus another two thousand for updating plumbing and wiring, and installing central heating, a condition of our mortgage. It was the top of what we could afford.

We chose the neighbourhood by putting a compass point on John’s office in the City and drawing a reasonable travelling circle round it because we didn’t want him to commute. I had recently returned from university in Nigeria, where I was the only white undergraduate and where I had read a lot of African history in addition to the subject I was studying, and John was still recovering from being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese in the Far East in WW2. This is why we rejected advice from all sorts of people not to move into an area where there had so recently bee

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Post by Maria Russ: Middle Row Bus Garage

My mum worked as a Clippie out from Middle Row Bus Garage and was conductress to George Marsh Driver. They travel the City and out to Ruislip and Acton duiring the 1950’s and 1960’s. We moved to Langley and she joined Windsor Bus Garage and was on the Greenline buses after that. It was a real family of workers from Middle Row and it formed a part of my early years in London. I now live in New Zealand, but have happy memories of the early years of London Transport and Middle Row Garage.
Still have mum’s bus badge.

Happy times they were.

David Jones-Parry
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Post by David Jones-Parry: Tavistock Crescent, W11

I was born n bred at 25 Mc Gregor Rd in 1938 and lived there until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957. It was a very interesting time what with air raid shelters,bombed houses,water tanks all sorts of areas for little boys to collect scrap and sell them on.no questions asked.A very happy boyhood ,from there we could visit most areas of London by bus and tube and we did.

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Post by Debbie hobbs : Raymede Street, W10

I SUPPLIED THE PICTURE ABOVE GIVEN TO TOM VAGUE TO PASS ON... ITS DATE IS C1906 ..IN THE DISTANCE IS RACKHAM STREET WITH ITS MISSION HALL, HEWER STREET TO THE RIGHT

Susan Wright
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Post by Susan Wright: Bramley Mews, W10

My Great Grandmother Ada Crowe was born in 9 Bramley Mews in 1876.

David Jones-Parry
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Post by David Jones-Parry: Mcgregor Road, W11

I lived at 25 Mc Gregor Rd from 1938 my birth until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957.Our house sided onto Ridgeways Laundry All Saints Rd. I had a happy boyhood living there

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Notting Hill

Notting Hill: A place whose fortunes have come, gone and come again...

Notting Hill is a cosmopolitan district known as the location for the annual Notting Hill Carnival, and for being home to the Portobello Road Market.

The word Notting might originate from a Saxon called Cnotta with the =ing part indicating "the place inhibited by the people of" - i.e. where Cnotta’s tribe lived. There was a farm called variously "Knotting-Bernes,", "Knutting-Barnes" or "Nutting-barns" and this name was transferred to the hill above it.

The area remained rural until the westward expansion of London reached Bayswater in the early 19th century. The main landowner in Notting Hill was the Ladbroke family, and from the 1820s James Weller Ladbroke began to undertake the development of the Ladbroke Estate. Working with the architect and surveyor Thomas Allason, Ladbroke began to lay out streets and houses, with a view to turning the area into a fashionable suburb of the capital (although the development did not get seriously under way until the 1840s). Many of these streets bear the Ladbroke name, including Ladbroke Grove, the main north-south axis of the area, and Ladbroke Square, the largest private garden square in London.

The original idea was to call the district Kensington Park, and other roads (notably Kensington Park Road and Kensington Park Gardens) are reminders of this. The local telephone prefix 7727 (originally 727) is based on the old telephone exchange name of PARk.

The reputation of the district altered over the course of the 20th century. As middle class households ceased to employ servants, the large Notting Hill houses lost their market and were increasingly split into multiple occupation.

For much of the 20th century the large houses were subdivided into multi-occupancy rentals. Caribbean immigrants were drawn to the area in the 1950s, partly because of the cheap rents, but were exploited by slum landlords like Peter Rachman, and also became the target of white racist Teddy Boys in the 1958 Notting Hill race riots.

Notting Hill was slowly gentrified from the 1980s onwards now has a contemporary reputation as an affluent and fashionable area; known for attractive terraces of large Victorian townhouses, and high-end shopping and restaurants (particularly around Westbourne Grove and Clarendon Cross).

A Daily Telegraph article in 2004 used the phrase the ’Notting Hill Set’ to refer to a group of emerging Conservative politicians, such as David Cameron and George Osborne, who were once based in Notting Hill.

Since it was first developed in the 1830s, Notting Hill has had an association with artists and ’alternative’ culture.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Court Hotel:   The Abbey Court is a hotel located at 20 Pembridge Gardens in Notting Hill.
Acklam Road Adventure Playground:   Acklam Road Adventure Playground was created in the 1960s.
Addison Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
All Saints Church:   All Saints church was designed by the Victorian Gothic revival pioneer William White, who was also a mountaineer, Swedish gymnastics enthusiast and anti-shaving campaigner.
Avondale Park Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Avonmore Neighbourhood Family Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Avonmore Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Basing Street (SARM) Studios:   SARM Studios is a recording studio, established by Chris Blackwell, the founder of Island Records.
Bassett House School:   Bassett House School is a mixed independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Blythe House:   Blythe House is a listed building located at 23 Blythe Road, West Kensington.
Cadby Hall:   Cadby Hall was a major office and factory complex in Hammersmith, London which was the headquarters of pioneering catering company Joseph Lyons and Co. for almost a century.
Cape Nursery:   The Cape Nursery once lay along the south side of Shepherd’s Bush Green.
Chepstow House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Clare Gardens Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Colville Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Earl of Zetland:   A pub in the Potteries
Ecole Francaise de Londres Jacques Prevert:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Horbury Chapel (Kensington Temple):   In September 1849, the Horbury Chapel, Notting Hill was officially opened.
I Was Lord Kitchener’s Valet:   I Was Lord Kitchener’s Valet was a clothing boutique which achieved fame in 1960s "Swinging London" by promoting antique military uniforms as fashion items.
James Lee Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
Kenilworth Castle:   The Kenilworth Castle was a post-war pub in Notting Dale.
Kensington (Olympia):   Kensington (Olympia) station in West London is managed and served by London Overground and also served by London Underground.
Kensington Hippodrome:   The Kensington Hippodrome was a racecourse built in Notting Hill, London, in 1837, by entrepreneur John Whyte.
Kensington Park Hotel:   The KPH is a landmark pub on Ladbroke Grove.
Kingsmere School:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
La Petite Ecole Bilingue:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
La Petite Ecole Francaise:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
La Scuola Italiana A Londra:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 14. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Ladbroke Square Garden:   Ladbroke Square communal garden lies in Notting Hill.
Larmenier & Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Latimer AP Academy:   Academy alternative provision converter which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 18.
Latimer Road:   A station not named after the road it stands on
Luxurious sewers:   The effluent society
Mary Place Workhouse:   Notting Dale Workhouse stood on the site of what is now Avondale Park Gardens,
Masbro Brook Green Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Masbro Childrens Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Maxilla Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Mercury Theatre:   The Mercury Theatre was situated at 2a Ladbroke Road, next to the Kensington Temple.
Norland Place School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
North Kensington Library:   North Kensington Library opened in 1891 and was described as one of London’s finest public libraries.
Notting Dale:   From Pigs and bricks to Posh and Becks...
Notting Hill:   Notting Hill: A place whose fortunes have come, gone and come again...
Notting Hill Barn Farm:   Notting Barns Farm was one of two farms in the North Kensington area.
Notting Hill in Bygone Days:   Notting Hill in Bygone Days by Florence Gladstone, was originally published in 1924 by T. Fisher Unwin.
Notting Hill in Bygone Days: Chenesitun and Knotting Barns:   Chapter 1 of the book "Notting Hill in Bygone Days" by Florence Gladstone (1924)
Notting Hill in Bygone Days: In the Eighteenth Century:   Chapter 3 of the book "Notting Hill in Bygone Days" by Florence Gladstone (1924)
Notting Hill Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 13.
Oxford Gardens Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Portobello Green:   Portobello Green features a shopping arcade under the Westway along Thorpe Close, an open-air market under the canopy, and community gardens.
PPP Community School:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 13 and 17.
Prince Albert:   The Prince Albert has been a Notting Hill feature since the 1840s.
Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Shepherds Bush:   Shepherd's Bush is an area of west London in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.
Southbank International School Kensington:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Anne’s & Avondale Park Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
St Clement and St James CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St James Junior School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
St James Senior Girls’ School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
St John’s Hill:   St John’s Hill is the highest point in the area.
St John’s, Notting Hill:   St John’s Notting Hill is a Victorian Anglican church built in 1845 in Lansdowne Crescent, Notting Hill.
St Mary’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Paul’s Girls’ School:   St Paul’s Girls’ School is an independent school which accepts students between the ages of 10 and 19.
St Peter’s Notting Hill:   St Peter’s Notting Hill is a Victorian Anglican church in Kensington Park Road, designed by architect Thomas Allom.
Tabernacle School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 18. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
The Apollo:   The Apollo pub was located at 18 All Saints Road, on the southeast corner of the Lancaster Road junction.
The Bedford family at 3 Acklam Road:   From the 19th century up until 1965, number 3 Acklam Road, near the Portobello Road junction, was occupied by the Bedford family.
The Brittania:   The Brittania was situated on the corner of Clarendon Road and Portland Road, W11.
The Cardinal Vaughan Memorial RC School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
The Crown:   The Crown was situated at 57 Princedale Road.
The Tabernacle:   The Tabernacle is a Grade II*-listed building in Powis Square built in 1887 as a church.
Thomas Jones Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Western Iron Works:   The Western Iron Works was the foundry business of James Bartle and Co.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Addison Road station:   Addison Road station, Kensington in the early 1900s.
Albert Hotel (1900s):   The Albert Hotel, on the corner of All Saints Road and Cornwall Road (now Westbourne Park Road).
Bangor Street:   2015
Bangor Street:   2015
Corner of Bangor and Sirdar Road:   2015
Political meeting (1920s):   Meeting in front of the Junction Arms situated where Tavistock Road, Crescent and Basing Road met.
Ridler's Tyre Yard:   Ridler's Tyres was situated in a part of Blechynden Street which no longer exists


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbotsbury Close, W14 · Addison Avenue, W11 · Addison Bridge Place, W14 · Addison Crescent, W14 · Addison Gardens, W14 · Addison Place, W11 · Addison Road, W14 · Alba Place, W11 · Aldermaston Street, W10 · All Saints Road, W11 · Ansleigh Place, W11 · Applegarth Road, W14 · Argyll Mansions, W14 · Ariel Way, W12 · Arundel Gardens, W11 · Augustine Road, W14 · Auriol Road, W14 · Avondale Park Gardens, W11 · Avondale Park Road, W11 · Avonmore Place, W14 · Aynhoe Road, W14 · Bangor Street, W11 · Bard Road, W10 · Barons Keep, W14 · Bartle Road, W11 · Basing Street, W11 · Bassett Road, W10 · Beaconsfield Terrace Road, W14 · Beaconsfield Terrace, W14 · Berghem Mews, W14 · Bishop King’s Road, W14 · Blechynden Mews, W11 · Blechynden Street, W10 · Blenheim Crescent, W11 · Blythe Mews, W14 · Blythe Road, W14 · Bolingbroke Road, W14 · Bomore Road, W11 · Bourbon Lane, W12 · Bramley Mews, W10 · Bramley Road, W10 · Bramley Road, W11 · Bramley Street, W10 · Bridge Close, W10 · Brook Green, W14 · Brook Green, W6 · Bulmer Mews, W11 · Caithness Road, W14 · Calverley Street, W10 · Cambridge Gardens, W10 · Camelford Walk, W11 · Campden Hill Place, W11 · Carlton Mansions, W14 · Ceylon Road, W14 · Chalk Hill Road, W6 · Chalkhill Road, W6 · Charecroft Way, W12 · Charecroft Way, W14 · Charlotte Mews, W10 · Chepstow Crescent, W11 · Chepstow Villas, W11 · Chesterton Road, W10 · Clarendon Cross, W11 · Clarendon Road, W11 · Clydesdale Road, W11 · Codrington Mews, W11 · Colville Gardens, W11 · Colville Houses, W11 · Colville Mews, W11 · Colville Road, W11 · Colville Square, W11 · Colville Terrace, W11 · Colville Terrace, W11 · Convent Gardens, W11 · Cornwall Crescent, W11 · Crowthorne Road, W10 · Dale Row, W11 · Darfield Way, W10 · Darfield Way, W10 · Darnley Terrace, W11 · Denbigh Close, W11 · Denbigh Road, W11 · Denbigh Terrace, W11 · Dewhurst Road, W14 · Dulford Street, W11 · Dunworth Mews, W11 · Earsby Street, W14 · East Mews, W10 · Edith Road, W14 · Elgin Crescent, W11 · Elgin Mews, W11 · Elsham Road, W14 · Evesham Street, W11 · Fairfax Place, W14 · Faroe Road, W14 · Finstock Road, W10 · Fitz-George Avenue, W14 · Fitz-James Avenue, W14 · Fitzjames Avenue, W14 · Folly Mews, W11 · Fowell Street, W10 · Freston Road, W10 · Freston Road, W11 · Frog Island, W12 · Girdlers Road, W14 · Gliddon Road, W14 · Golden Mews, W11 · Gorham Place, W11 · Gorleston Street, W14 · Gratton Road, W14 · Grenfell Road, W11 · Grenfell Tower, W11 · Haarlem Road, W14 · Hammersmith Road, W14 · Hammersmith Road, W6 · Hansard Mews, W12 · Hansard Mews, W14 · Hayden’s Place, W11 · Hayden’s Place, W11 · Hayden’s Place, W11 · Hazlitt Mews, W14 · Hazlitt Road, W14 · Hedgegate Court, W11 · Hippodrome Mews, W11 · Hippodrome Place, W11 · Hofland Road, W14 · Holland Gardens, W14 · Holland Park Avenue, W11 · Holland Park Gardens, W14 · Holland Park Terrace, W11 · Holland Road, E13 · Holland Road, W11 · Holland Road, W14 · Holland Villas Road, W14 · Horbury Crescent, W11 · Horbury Mews, W11 · Hunt Close, W11 · Hurstway Walk, W11 · Irving Road, W14 · Kelfield Gardens, W10 · Kelfield Mews, W10 · Kenley Street, W11 · Kenley Walk, W11 · Kensington Park Gardens, W11 · Kensington Park Mews, W11 · Kensington Park Road, W11 · Kingsdale Gardens, W11 · Kingsdown Close, W10 · Ladbroke Crescent, W11 · Ladbroke Gardens, W11 · Ladbroke Grove, W11 · Ladbroke Road, W11 · Ladbroke Square, W11 · Ladbroke Terrace, W11 · Ladbroke Walk, W11 · Lakeside Road, W14 · Lambton Place, W11 · Lancaster Road, W11 · Lansdowne Crescent, W11 · Lansdowne Cresent, W11 · Lansdowne Rise, W11 · Lansdowne Road, W11 · Lansdowne Walk, W11 · Ledbury Mews North, W11 · Ledbury Mews West, W11 · Ledbury Road, W11 · Lily Close, W14 · Lockton Street, W10 · Lonsdale Road, W11 · Lorne Gardens, W11 · Lower Addison Gardens, W14 · Maclise Road, W14 · Malton Mews, W10 · Malton Road, W10 · Martin Street, W10 · Mary Place, W11 · Masbro Road, W14 · Maxilla Gardens, W10 · Maxilla Gardens, W10 · Mcgregor Road, W11 · Millwood Street, W10 · Milson Road, W14 · Minford Gardens, W14 · Mortimer Square, W11 · Munden Street, W14 · Needham Road, W11 · Netherwood Road, W14 · Nicholas Road, W11 · Norland Place, W11 · Norland Road, W11 · Norland Square, W11 · North End Crescent, W14 · North End Cresent, W14 · North End Parade, W14 · Olaf Street, W11 · Olympia Way, W14 · Oxford Gardens, W10 · Oxford Gate, W14 · Pamber Street, W10 · Pembridge Crescent, W11 · Pembridge Gardens, W2 · Pembridge Mews, W11 · Pembridge Villas, W11 · Pencombe Mews, W11 · Penzance Place, W11 · Pinehurst Court, W11 · Portland Gate, SW7 · Portland Road, W11 · Portobello Road, W11 · Pottery Lane, W11 · Powis Gardens, W11 · Powis Mews, W11 · Powis Square, W11 · Powis Terrace, W11 · Prince?s Yard, W11 · Princedale Road, W11 · Princes Place, W11 · Queensdale Crecent, W11 · Queensdale Crescent, W11 · Queensdale Place, W11 · Queensdale Road, W11 · Queensdale Walk, W11 · Raddington Road, W10 · Railway Arches, W10 · Redan Street, W14 · Richmond Court, W14 · Richmond Way, W12 · Richmond Way, W14 · Rifle Place, W11 · Rillington Place, W11 · Rockley Court, W14 · Rockley Road, W14 · Rosehart Mews, W11 · Rosmead Road, W11 · Rowan Road, W6 · Royal Crescent Mews, W11 · Royal Crescent, W11 · Runcorn Place, W11 · Russell Gardens Mews, W14 · Russell Gardens, W14 · Russell Road, W14 · Ruston Mews, W11 · Saint Anns Villas, W11 · Saint Helens Gardens, W10 · Saint Luke’s Road, W11 · Saint Lukes Mews, W11 · Saint Marks Place, W11 · Saint Marks Road, W10 · Saint Marks Road, W11 · Scampston Mews, W10 · Shalfleet Drive, W10 · Shepherd’s Bush Place, W12 · Shortlands, W6 · Silchester Mews, W10 · Silchester Road, W10 · Silchester Street, W10 · Silchester Terrace, W10 · Silvester Mews, W11 · Simon Close, W11 · Sinclair Gardens, W14 · Sinclair Road, W14 · Sirdar Road, W11 · Somerset Square, W14 · Souldern Road, W14 · Southcombe Street, W14 · Springvale Terrace, W14 · St Andrews Square, W11 · St Anns Villas, W11 · St Helens Gardens, W10 · St James Gardens, W11 · St James’s Gardens, W11 · St James’s Gardens, W11 · St John’s Mews, W11 · St Lukes Mews, W11 · St Luke’s Mews, W11 · St Luke’s Road, W11 · St Marks Close, SE10 · St Marks Road, W11 · St Mark’s Close, W11 · St Mark’s Place, W11 · St Mark’s Road, W10 · St. Anns Road, W11 · St. Johns Gardens, W11 · St. John’s Gardens, W11 · St. Mark’s Road, W10 · St. Mark’s Road, W10 · St. Mark’s Road, W11 · Stanley Crescent, W11 · Stanley Gardens Mews, W11 · Stanley Gardens, W11 · Station Walk, SE6 · Station Walk, W10 · Station Walk, W11 · Sterndale Road, W14 · Sterne Street, W12 · Stoneleigh Place, W11 · Stoneleigh Street, W11 · Swanscombe House, W11 · Swanscombe Road, W11 · Talbot Road, W11 · Tavistock Crescent, W11 · Tavistock Mews, W11 · Tavistock Road, W11 · Testerton Walk, W11 · Thorpe Close, W10 · Treadgold Street, W11 · Trinity Mews, W10 · Upper Addison Gardens, W14 · Verity Close, W11 · Vernon Street, W14 · Vernon Yard, W11 · Wallingford Avenue, W10 · Walmer Road, W11 · Waynflete Square, W10 · Waynflete Square, W10 · Welbeck Court, W14 · Wellington Close, W11 · Wesley Square, W11 · West Cross Route, W11 · Westbourne Grove Mews, W11 · Westbourne Grove, W11 · Westfield Way, W12 · Westway, W10 · Westwick Gardens, W14 · Whitchurch Road, W11 · Wilby Mews, W11 · Wilsham Street, W11 · Windsor Way, W14 · Woodsford Square, W14 · Woodstock Grove, W12 ·
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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)

Central London, south west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, south west.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

John Rocque Map of Ealing and Acton (1762)
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 an area from Greenford in the northwest to Hammersmith in the southeast.
John Rocque, The Strand, 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.
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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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