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St Jamess Park is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.



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Westminster councillor given 514 ’freebies’ in three years
Robert Davis has enjoyed hundreds of gifts and hospitality since January 2015, records show.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-43128009
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Zebra crossing on busy Wimbledon road has now been installed

A pedestrian crossing on a busy Wimbledon road that was four years in the making has now been installed.


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Sutton police cadet, 16, honoured after man went into seizure in supermarket car park
Sutton police cadet, 16, honoured after man went into seizure in supermarket car park

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West Ham charged by FA over breach of anti-doping rules
West Ham have been charged over a breach of the Football Association's rules on anti-doping, the governing body has announced.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/west-ham-charged-by-fa-over-breach-of-antidoping-rules-a3771466.html
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Jeremy Vine films ’40 driving crimes a day’
The BBC Radio 2 presenter talks about the woman who was jailed for threatening him in August 2016.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43114022
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Enormous oil spillage spreads miles across London along River Lea
Environmental officers are struggling to contain an enormous oil spillage that has spread miles across London along the River Lea.

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Laughter Yoga session hopes to break record and tackle mental health
Yoga and laughter is being combined in order to boost spirits and break a record.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16033436.Laughter_Yoga_session_hopes_to_break_record_and_tackle_mental_health/?ref=rss
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Woman with brain tumour attacked inside her home in Bromley by men in balaclavas

A woman with a brain tumour and epilepsy was left in a "terrible state" after being attacked inside her home when she opened her door up to two men in balaclavas.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16031963.Woman_with_brain_tumour_attacked_inside_her_home_in_Bromley_by_men_in_balaclavas/?ref=rss
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Higher education
The inner-city parents who took a trip to Cambridge in a bid to tackle university inequality.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-43084674
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London Fashion Week: What people are really wearing
Women and men show off their street style as London Fashion Week 2018 gets under way.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-43092459
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’Unforgivable’ decision on Haringey Development Vehicle
Haringey Liberal Democrats have criticised a Labour unanimous vote to defer a decision on the fate of the Haringey Development Vehicle until after May’s local elections.

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A woman from Worcester Park is part of an all women team climbing Kilimanjaro in celebration of International Women’s Day
A Worcester Park woman is part of a team of ten who will take on a challenge to climb Kilimanjaro this month.

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Sean Rigg death: Custody officer suspended
Sgt Paul White, the custody officer when Sean Rigg died, has had his bid to retire rescinded.

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London Living Rent development opens its doors
A new housing development that is part of the London Living Rent scheme is set to open its doors to its first tenants.

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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1900s
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St. James's Park

St James's Park station is not only a station but London Underground HQ - otherwise known as 55 Broadway.

The station was opened on 24 December 1868 by the Metropolitan District Railway (MDR, now the District Line) when the company opened the first section of its line between South Kensington and Westminster stations. The MDR connected to the Metropolitan Railway (MR, later the Metropolitan Line) at South Kensington and, although the two companies were rivals, each company operated its trains over the other's tracks in a joint service known as the Inner Circle.

The station has been reconstructed twice. In the first decade of the 20th century the original MDR station was reconstructed in conjunction with the building of Electric Railway House a headquarters building for the MDR's owners the London Electric Railway. The station was then rebuilt again between 1927 and 1929 as part of the construction of 55 Broadway the company's new headquarters building designed by Charles Holden and featuring statues and carved stone panels including ones by Sir Jacob Epstein, Eric Gill, and Henry Moore.

The platforms feature the green, blue, black and white tiling scheme first used for the reconstruction and extension to Morden of the City & South London Railway (now the Northern Line) also designed by Holden and opened between 1924 and 1926.

Together with 55 Broadway, the station is now a Grade I listed building.

Over time, the station name has been spelled differently, illustrating changing practice in punctuation. Tube maps up to the early 1930s show the name as St. James' Park. From Harry Beck's first map in 1933 until the early 1950s the name was shown as St. James Park. Since the 1950s it has had the current name.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Northumberland House:   Northumberland House was a large Jacobean townhouse in London, which was the London residence of the Percy family, who were the Dukes of Northumberland.
Royal Society:   The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine.
Royal Society:   The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine.
St James's Park:   Every year millions of Londoners and tourists visit St James's Park, the oldest of the capital's eight Royal Parks.
St James’s:   St James’s is an exclusive area in the West End of London.
St. James's Park:   St James's Park station is not only a station but London Underground HQ - otherwise known as 55 Broadway.
Victoria Memorial:   The Victoria Memorial is a sculpture dedicated to Queen Victoria, sculpted by Sir Thomas Brock in London, placed at the centre of Queen's Gardens in front of Buckingham Palace.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Buses outside the National Gallery:   Buses outside the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square (1927).
Parker Street looking east (1905):   Before being renamed to Matthew Parker Street, old Parker Street was a Westminster slum.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adelaide Street, WC2N · Archway Mall, N19 · Babmaes Street, SW1Y · Birdcage Walk, SW1A · Birdcage Walk, SW1E · Birdcage Walk, SW1H · Blue Bridge, SW1A · Broad Sanctuary, SW1H · Broad Sanctuary, SW1P · Buckingham Gate, SW1E · Buckingham Mews, SW1E · Butler Place, SW1H · Canon Row, SW1A · Carlton Gardens, SW1Y · Carlton House Terrace, SW1A · Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y · Carteret Street, SW1H · Charing Cross, SW1A · Charles Ii Street, SW1Y · Chubb Court, SW20 · Cockspur Street, SW1Y · Dartmouth Street, SW1H · Downing Street, SW1A · Duck Island Cottage, SW1A · Duke Street, SW1Y · Duncannon Street, WC2N · Great George Street, SW1P · Great Scotland Yard, SW1A · Haymarket, SW1Y · Hobhouse Court, SW1Y · Horse Guards Parade, SW1A · Horse Guards Road, SW1A · Hyde Park, SW1A · King Charles Street, SW1A · Kinnaird House, SW1Y · Little George Street, SW1P · Lower Regent Street, SW1Y · Matthew Parker Street, SW1H · New Zealand House, SW1Y · Norman Shaw Building North, SW1A · Norris Street, SW1Y · Northumberland Avenue, SW1A · Northumberland Street, WC2N · Old Queen Street, SW1H · Orange Street, SW1Y · Orange Street, WC2H · Oxendon Street, SW1Y · Pall Mall East, SW1Y · Pall Mall, SW1Y · Palmer Street, SW1H · Panton Street, SW1Y · Parliament Square, SW1A · Parliament Square, SW1P · Parliament Street, SW1A · Petty France, SW1H · Plymouth Devonport Constituency, SW1A · Queen Anne’s Gate, SW1H · Queen Annes Gate Buildings, SW1H · Queen Annes Gate, SW1H · Queens Gardens, SW1A · Richmond House Whitehall, SW1A · Rochford Southend East, SW1A · Royal Opera Arcade, SW1Y · Saint James’s Square, SW1Y · Saint Martin’s Place, WC2N · Spring Gardens, SW1A · Spur Road, SE1 · St Albans Street, SW1Y · St James Square, SW1Y · St Jamess Chambers, SW1Y · St Jamess Market, SW1Y · St Jamess Park, SW1A · St Margaret Street, SW1A · St Margarets Street, SW1A · St Margarets Street, SW1P · St Martins Place, WC2H · St Martins Place, WC2N · St Martins Street, WC2H · St. Margaret Street, SW1P · Storeys Gate, SW1H · Storeys Gate, SW1P · Suffolk Place, SE2 · Suffolk Place, SW1Y · Suffolk Street, SW1Y · The Gallery, E20 · The Mall, SW1E · The Mall, SW1Y · The National Gallery, WC2N · Trafalgar Square, WC2N · Vandon Street, SW1H · Warwick House Street, SW1Y · Waterloo Place, SW1Y · Westminster Central Hall, SW1H · Westminster, SW1A · Whitcomb Street, WC2H · Whitehall Gardens, SW1A · Whitehall, SW1A ·


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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)

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)

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."
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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