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Road in/near Marble Arch

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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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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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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.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/london-stock-exchange-staff-offered-counselling-after-finance-worker-plunges-to-his-death-a3612891.html
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Sadiq Khan fails to build any social housing in year as Mayor
Sadiq Khan has failed to build any social housing in London in the past 12 months despite promising to construct thousands of houses every year during his election campaign.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/mayor/sadiq-khan-fails-to-build-any-social-housing-in-year-as-mayor-a3612886.html
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Wimbledon swimmer wins gold in national freestyle competition
A swimmer from Wimbledon has been named best freestyle swimmer at a national meet this month.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15474527.Wimbledon_swimmer_wins_gold_in_national_freestyle_competition/?ref=rss
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Billionaire couple face backlash over plans to demolish parts of chapel to store art collection
One of Britain's richest couples have sparked a backlash from historians over plans to demolish parts of a Grade II listed church for their art collection.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/billionaire-couple-face-backlash-over-plans-to-demolish-parts-of-chapel-to-house-art-collection-a3611446.html
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Lewis Baker signs five-year deal at Chelsea and moves to Middlesbrough on season-long loan
Chelsea midfielder Lewis Baker has signed a new five-year deal at the club and will spend the 2017-18 campaign on loan at Middlesbrough.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/lewis-baker-signs-fiveyear-deal-at-chelsea-and-moves-to-middlesbrough-on-seasonlong-loan-a3610011.html
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Mayor Sadiq Khan backs plan to make London the world's first urban national park
Sadiq Khan has thrown his weight behind plans for London to become the world's first urban national park.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/mayor/mayor-sadiq-khan-backs-plan-to-make-london-the-worlds-first-urban-national-park-a3609536.html
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"It’s been a great year for us" says college principal
A college has been celebrating the latest of a string of successes as it recorded one hundred per cent student satisfaction in this year’s National Student Survey.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15466231._It_s_been_a_great_year_for_us__says_college_principal/?ref=rss
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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger expects Chelsea target Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to become 'very great'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger expects Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to mature into a "very great player".

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/arsene-wenger-expects-chelsea-target-alex-oxladechamberlain-to-become-a-very-great-player-a3607401.html
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10-year-olds get behind the wheel in new driving course
How would you feel letting your 10-year-old child behind the wheel of a car?

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15460571.10_year_olds_get_behind_the_wheel_in_new_driving_course/?ref=rss
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Crime stats show which parts of Croydon are the most and least violent
The most recent crime statistics released have revealed which parts of Croydon are the most and least violent.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15458425.Crime_stats_show_which_parts_of_Croydon_are_the_most_and_least_violent/?ref=rss
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Was there a Wellington street there
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https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/aug/21/the-last-london-iain-sinclair-review
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London fire chief says she has had counselling for Grenfell Tower trauma
Dany Cotton reveals she has sought help in aftermath of fire that is believed to have killed about 80 peopleThe head of the London fire brigade has said that she is receiving counselling to deal with the trauma of the Grenfell Tower blaze.In the immediate aftermath of the fire, which is believed to have killed about 80 people, Dany Cotton expressed concerns about the impact on the mental health of her firefighters, who battled through treacherous conditions in a desperate search for survivors. London fire chief says she has received counselling in the wake of Grenfell in "very commendable" interview https://t.co/v7uR9THJMR Continue reading...

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New operator South Western Railway's first day of operations as union warn of industrial dispute
New operator South Western Railway's first day of operations as union warn of industrial dispute

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/new-operator-south-western-railways-first-day-of-operations-as-union-warn-of-industrial-dispute-a3616386.html
VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1860s
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Marble Arch

Marble Arch, at the northern end of Park Lane - the gateway to Buckingham Palace that the royals just didn't want.

Marble Arch is a white Carrara marble monument near Speakers' Corner in Hyde Park, at the western end of Oxford Street.

The arch was designed by John Nash in 1828, based on the triumphal arch of Constantine in Rome. It was originally erected on The Mall as a gateway to the new Buckingham Palace (rebuilt by Nash from the former Buckingham House). A popular story says that the arch was moved because it was too narrow for the Queen's state coach to pass through, but, in fact, the gold state coach passed under it during Elizabeth II's coronation in 1953. Whatever the reason, it was moved in 1851 to its present location.

Like the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, it was originally intended to carry a programme of sculpture celebrating British victories during the Napoleonic Wars. An architectural model, made in around 1826 and now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, shows it with a continuous relief of the Battle of Waterloo on one side and scenes of naval engagements on the other.


The Arch stands close to the site of the Tyburn gallows (sometimes called Tyburn Tree), a place of public execution from 1388 until 1793.

There are three small rooms inside which were used as a police station until 1950.

The nearest London Underground station is Marble Arch, on the Central Line. It was opened on 30 July 1900 by the Central London Railway (CLR).

Like all the original stations on the CLR, Marble Arch was served by lifts to the platforms but the station was reconstructed in the early 1930s to accommodate escalators. This saw the closure of the original station building, designed by the architect Harry Bell Measures, that was situated on the corner of Quebec Street and Oxford Street. The original surface building was later demolished.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Marble Arch:   Marble Arch, at the northern end of Park Lane - the gateway to Buckingham Palace that the royals just didn't want.
The Serpentine:   The Serpentine is a 40-acre (16 ha) recreational lake in Hyde Park.


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


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A4209, W2 · Albion Close, W2 · Albion Mews, W2 · Albion Street, W2 · Archery Close, W2 · Bathurst Mews, W2 · Belvedere Strand, NW9 · Berkeley Mews, W1H · Bilton Towers, W1H · Bouverie Place, W2 · Brendon Street, W1H · Brown Street, W1H · Brunswick Mews, W1H · Bryanston Place, W1H · Bryanston Street, W1C · Bryanston Street, 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 · Clarendon Place, W2 · Clenston Mews, W1H · Clifton Place, W2 · Connaught Place, W2 · Connaught Square, W2 · Connaught Street, W2 · Crawford Place, W1H · Dorchester Ride, W1K · Dorset Street, W1U · Edgware Road Subway, W2 · Edgware Road, NW1 · Edgware Road, NW8 · Edgware Road, W1H · Edgware Road, W2 · Edna House, W2 · Forset Street, W1H · Frederick Close, W2 · George Street, W1H · George Street, W2 · Gloucester Place, W1H · Gloucester Place, W1U · Gloucester Square, W2 · Great Cumberland Place, W1 · Great Cumberland Place, W1H · Hampshire House, W2 · Harbet Road, W2 · Harcourt Street, W1H · Harrowby Street, W1H · Homer Row, W1H · Homer Street, W1H · Howards Way, W2 · Hyde Park Crescent, W2 · Hyde Park Cresent, W2 · Hyde Park Gardens Mews, W2 · Hyde Park Gardens, W2 · Hyde Park Gardnes, W2 · Hyde Park Place, W2 · Hyde Park Square, W2 · Hyde Park Street, W2 · Hyde Park, W2 · Joe Strummer Subway, W2 · Junction Mews, W2 · Junction Place, W2 · Kendal Street, W2 · Marble Arch, W1H · Marylebone Flyover, W2 · Merchant Square, W2 · Molyneux Street, W1H · New Quebec Street, W1H · Norfolk Crescent, W2 · Norfolk Place, W2 · Norfolk Square, W2 · North Carriage Drive, W2 · North Ride, W2 · Nutford Place, W1H · Old Marylebone Road, NW1 · Old Quebec Street, W1 · Old Quebec Street, W1H · Oxford Square, W2 · Paddington Green, W2 · Park Lane, W1C · Park Steps, W2 · Park West Place, W2 · Park West, W2 · Policeman’s Walk, W2 · Policeman’s Walk, W2 · Porchester Place, W2 · Portman Close, W1U · Portman Square, W1 · Portman Square, W1H · Portsea Mews, W2 · Portsea Place, W2 · Praed Mews, W2 · Praed Street, W2 · Quadrangle Tower, W2 · Quebec Mews, W1H · Radnor Lodge, W2 · Radnor Mews, W2 · Radnor Place, W2 · Rainsford Street, W2 · Saint George’s Fields, W2 · Saint Michael’s Street, W2 · Sale Place, W2 · Serpentine Bridge, W2 · Serpentine Road, SW1X · Serpentine Road, SW7 · Serpentine Road, W1J · Serpentine Road, W1K · Serpentine Road, W2 · Seymour Street, W1H · Seymour Street, W2 · Shillibeer Place, W1H · Shouldham Street, W1H · South Wharf Road, W2 · Southwick Mews, W2 · Southwick Place, W2 · Southwick Street, W2 · St Georges Fields, W2 · St Johns Church, W2 · St Marks Church, NW1 · St Marys Medical School, W2 · St Michaels Street, W2 · Stanhope Place, W2 · Stanhope Terrace, W2 · Star Street, W2 · Stourcliffe Street, W1H · Strathearn Place, W2 · Sussex Gardens, W2 · Sussex Place, W2 · Sussex Square, W2 · The Water Gardens, W2 · Tigris House Fourth Floor, W2 · Transept Street, NW1 · Upper Berkeley Street, W1H · Wallace Court, NW1 · Water Gardens, W2 · West Carriage Drive, SW7 · West Carriage Drive, 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)

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.
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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."
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
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