The Quarterdeck, E14

Road which has existed since the nineteenth century or before

 HOME  ·  ARTICLE  FULLSCREEN  STREETS  RECENT  BLOG  HELP  CONTACT 
54.198.15.20 Advanced
MAPPING YEAR:1750180018301860190019302018Fullscreen map
Road · Canary Wharf · E14 · Contributed by The Underground Map
JANUARY
1
2000



The Quarterdeck is one of the streets of London in the E14 postal area.



ADD A STORY TO THE QUARTERDECK

Do you come from The Quarterdeck, E14, or know it well? Tell your story here.
Ensure that contributions are kept civilised and are not abusive.
We store your comment's IP address and reserve the right to apply bans where community standards are violated.
Please enter your name:
Enter the information you wish to add to The Quarterdeck, E14:
Please prove that you are a human by typing the text that you see in the picture below.
CAPTCHA Image
Refresh Image
You can completely dispense with this CAPTCHA palava by logging onto our Facebook app.
Contribution type:
 

If you authorise our The Undeground Map Facebook app by clicking the Facebook logo at the top right of the screen, you can add stories, photos and more to this location.
Note that the Undeground Map Facebook app does not post to Facebook on your behalf.
Brian Bigwood
Brian Bigwood   
Added: 27 Mar 2018 14:53 GMT   
IP: 79.73.72.51
2:1:31052
Post by Brian Bigwood: Odessa Street, SE16

My mother Doris Bigwood and her family lived in Odessa Street until they were bombed out and moved to Sidcup. My grandfather worked as lighterman in the local docks and was named Walter Edward Bigwood. I believe there were 13 children and their motherâ??s surname was Hunt.
I would love to know if anyone is related or even knew the family. If so, please get in touch.

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 17 Oct 2018 21:20 GMT   
IP:
3:2:31052
Post by LDNnews: Canary Wharf
BMX brothers Tre and Kye Whyte are aiming for Olympic glory
Peckham BMX track set up after London 2012 has put Tre and Kye Whyte eyeing future Olympic success.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-45891846

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 17 Oct 2018 16:00 GMT   
IP:
3:3:31052
Post by LDNnews: Canning Town
Bodycams lead to major reduction in attacks on Virgin Trains staff
Attacks on rail staff have more than halved since an operator introduced body worn cameras, new figures show.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/bodycams-lead-to-major-reduction-in-attacks-on-virgin-trains-staff-a3964311.html

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 17 Oct 2018 14:20 GMT   
IP:
3:4:31052
Post by LDNnews: Stepney Green
Brexit LIVE: Theresa May told Chequers plan is 'dead' by Corbyn
Theresa May is travelling to meet EU officials in Brussels later today in an effort to save stalled Brexit negotiations from reaching a stalemate.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/brexit-live-theresa-may-warned-to-bring-concrete-proposals-as-she-heads-to-brussels-summit-a3963771.html

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 17 Oct 2018 13:00 GMT   
IP:
3:5:31052
Post by LDNnews: Crossharbour
Costa reveal Christmas menu including pigs in blanket mac and cheese
Costa reveal Christmas menu including pigs in blanket mac and cheese

https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/16988959.costa-reveal-christmas-menu-including-pigs-in-blanket-mac-and-cheese/?ref=rss

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 17 Oct 2018 12:40 GMT   
IP:
3:6:31052
Post by LDNnews: Elverson Road
Dad who had to flee with his family after arson attack now fundraising for ’misguided youths’

A dad whose family was put at risk after their home was set fire to says he want to help troubled youths become better citizens.


https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/16988588.borkwood-park-orpington-fire-dad-helps-misguided-youths-after-arson/?ref=rss

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 17 Oct 2018 12:40 GMT   
IP:
3:7:31052
Post by LDNnews: Lewisham
’Garden-grabbing pure and simple’: Councillors approve controversial plan that ’will never get built’
’Garden-grabbing pure and simple’: Councillors approve controversial plan that ’will never get built’

https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/16986773.bexley-councillors-approve-controversial-plan-that-will-never-get-built/?ref=rss

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 17 Oct 2018 11:40 GMT   
IP:
3:8:31052
Post by LDNnews: Canada Water
England performance against Spain can change perceptions, says Gareth Southgate
Gareth Southgate believes the way England stunned Spain can help change perceptions and fuel development.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/england-performance-against-spain-can-change-perceptions-says-gareth-southgate-a3963781.html

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 17 Oct 2018 11:40 GMT   
IP:
3:9:31052
Post by LDNnews: Bromley-by-Bow
Harry Winks ready to follow Kane's lead and represent England Under-21s at Euros next summer
Harry Winks is prepared to follow in the footsteps of Tottenham teammate Harry Kane and drop back down to England Under-21 level next summer.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/harry-winks-ready-to-follow-kanes-lead-and-represent-england-under21s-next-summer-a3963896.html

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 17 Oct 2018 11:40 GMT   
IP:
3:10:31052
Post by LDNnews: Bow Road
I could have turned down West Ham stay, says David Moyes
David Moyes has hinted that he may well have turned down West Ham if they had offered him a new deal last summer.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/i-could-have-turned-down-west-ham-stay-says-david-moyes-a3964051.html

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 17 Oct 2018 11:40 GMT   
IP:
3:11:31052
Post by LDNnews: Bethnal Green
Tottenham hope to open new stadium to the public this weekend as final touches are made to club shop
Tottenham hope to open the first part of their behind-schedule new stadium to the public this weekend.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/tottenham-hope-to-open-new-stadium-to-the-public-this-weekend-as-final-touches-are-made-to-club-shop-a3964266.html

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 17 Oct 2018 11:20 GMT   
IP:
3:12:31052
Post by LDNnews: South Quay
Greenwich council is offering free meals for kids in the borough this half-term
Greenwich council is offering free meals for kids in the borough this half-term

https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/16988568.greenwich-council-is-offering-free-meals-for-kids-in-the-borough-this-half-term/?ref=rss

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 17 Oct 2018 11:20 GMT   
IP:
3:13:31052
Post by LDNnews: Deptford Bridge
Fourth person charged after fatal fire in Woolwich
A fourth person has been charged after a fatal fire in Woolwich.

https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/16988136.fourth-person-charged-after-fatal-fire-in-woolwich/?ref=rss

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 17 Oct 2018 11:20 GMT   
IP:
3:14:31052
Post by LDNnews: West India Quay
A man in his 20s has been found with stab injuries in Thamesmead

A man in his mid-20s was found with stab injuries in Thamesmead last night (October 16).


https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/16988182.thamesmead-stabbing-man-in-his-20s-found-injured-in-attlee-road/?ref=rss

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 16 Oct 2018 23:20 GMT   
IP:
3:15:31052
Post by LDNnews: Canning Town
Latest odds, head to head history, kick-off time, tickets and team news for Tuesday’s match
Latest odds, head to head history, kick-off time, tickets and team news for Tuesday’s match

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/france-vs-germany-uefa-nations-league-2018-predictions-betting-tips-live-stream-tv-preview-a3961616.html

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 16 Oct 2018 22:40 GMT   
IP:
3:16:31052
Post by LDNnews: Island Gardens
’I owe her my life’: Woman whose dog saved her from fire refuses to be re-homed without her beloved pet
A woman has returned to living in her fire-damaged house because she can’t be separated from the dog that saved her.

https://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/16986331.eltham-woman-stays-in-fire-damaged-house-to-not-be-apart-from-her-dog/?ref=rss

VIEW THE CANARY WHARF AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1750 map does not display.

VIEW THE CANARY WHARF AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1800 map does not display.

VIEW THE CANARY WHARF AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1830 map does not display.

VIEW THE CANARY WHARF AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
Outside these bounds, the 1860 map does not display.

VIEW THE CANARY WHARF AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf is a large business development on the Isle of Dogs, centred on the old West India Docks.

Rivalling London’s traditional financial centre, The Square Mile, Canary Wharf contains the UK’s three tallest buildings: 1 Canada Square (commonly known as the Canary Wharf Tower or simply Canary Wharf); HSBC Tower; and Citigroup Centre.

Canary Wharf was the site of cargo warehouses that served the docks in the Docklands area. It takes its name from sea trade with the Canary Islands, whose name comes from the dogs (Latin canis) which the Spaniards found there, producing the linguistic coincidence of trade between the Dog Islands and the Isle of Dogs. However, in the 1960s, the port industry began to decline.

The project to revitalize the eight square miles (21 km?) of derelict London docks began in 1981 with the establishment of the London Docklands Development Corporation by the government of Margaret Thatcher. Initially redevelopment was focussed on small-scale, light industrial schemes and Canary Wharf’s largest occupier was Limehouse Studios, a TV production company.

Construction begins
In 1984, Michael von Clem, head of the investment bank Credit Suisse First Boston was visiting the Docklands area looking for a site for a client’s food processing plant. He was also aware that the bank’s city offices were overcrowded, and ill-equipped to deal with modern trading systems ? especially with the impending, 1986 deregulation of the finance markets. He noticed that there was developable land.

He contacted his opposite number at Morgan Stanley who said that a large scheme with critical mass would be necessary. It was also agreed that a new Tube line would be required to make the scheme viable. Plans were announced, but the project very nearly came to nothing as both banks had a change of heart. The scheme seemed dead when London Underground deleted the new Canary Wharf station from the map of the planned Docklands Light Railway.

However, Canadian developer Olympia and York bought the project and literally put it back on the map. Construction of Canary Wharf began in 1988, with phase one completed in 1992. Critically, Olympia and York agreed to meet half the cost of the extension to the Jubilee Line.

Property market collapse
Disaster struck when the world property market collapsed in the early 1990s. Tenant demand evaporated and ? even worse ? the Jubilee Line work had not started by the time Olympia & York collapsed. The scheme went into administration. For a while, it seemed, Canary Wharf would be a white elephant, accessible only by the under-specified Docklands Light Railway.



Indeed, Canary Wharf’s image was so tarnished that when investment bank Merrill Lynch announced plans to relocate there from the City, guards had to be put on a model of Canary Wharf ? erected in the bank’s lobby ? to prevent vandalism. The move was cancelled soon after.

1 Canada Square stood with its top half in darkness, bleakly symbolic of the disaster that had befallen not only Canary Wharf, but also the entire UK commercial property market.

Rescue and recovery
In December 1995 an international consortium, backed by the former owners of Olympia & York and other investors, bought the scheme. At this time its working population was around 13,000 and well over half the office space was empty.

Probably the critical event in the recovery of Canary Wharf was the much-delayed start of work on the Jubilee Line, which the government wanted ready for the Millennium celebrations. From this point on tenants and workers began to see Canary Wharf as a alternative to traditional office locations. Not only were the remaining phases completed, but new phases were built. Its working population in 2004 was 63,000. Canary Wharf Group, the scheme’s owner became ? briefly ? the UK’s largest property company.

The present day
Canary Wharf tenants include major banks, such as Credit Suisse, HSBC, Citigroup, Lehman Brothers, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, and Barclays, as well as major news media firms, including The Telegraph, The Independent, Reuters, and the Daily Mirror. Increasingly Canary Wharf is becoming a shopping destination, particularly with the opening of the Jubilee Place shopping mall in 2004.
In 2004 the Canary Wharf Group plc was taken over by a consortium of investors led by Morgan Stanley, and it is no longer a listed company.

Transport
Canary Wharf is connected to central London via the Canary Wharf DLR station, opened in 1991, and the extension of the Jubilee Line to Canary Wharf tube station in 2000. A river boat service from Canary Waterside connects Canary Wharf to central London and Greenwich. Heron Quays DLR station is also nearby. London City Airport is a few miles further to the east and can be accessed by DLR, bus, or taxi. The DLR extension opened in December 2005.

The significance of Canary Wharf



Canary Wharf is not just an office scheme. It has had impact at the local level, at the metropolitan level and, to a lesser extent, at the national level.

The most immediate impact of Canary Wharf has been to massively raise land values in the surrounding area. This means that the Isle of Dogs, which had previously been seen as suited only for low density light industrial development, has been up-rated. Projects like South Quay Plaza and East India Dock are a direct consequence of this. More recently, Canary Wharf has opened the path for other developments in East London such as Stratford City and Greenwich Peninsula. It has given fresh impetus to already well established residential construction, especially of middle class owner occupier apartments and townhouses.

At the metropolitan level, Canary Wharf was ? and remains ? a direct challenge to the primacy of the City of London as the UK’s principal centre for the finance industry. Relations between Canary Wharf and the Corporation of London have frequently been strained, with the City accusing Canary Wharf of poaching tenants, and Canary Wharf accusing the City of not catering to occupier needs.

Canary Wharf’s national significance comes from what it replaces: The former docks were, as recently as 1961, the busiest in the world. They served huge industrial areas of east London and beyond. Both the docks and much of that industrial capacity are gone, with employment shifting to the kind of service industry accommodated in office buildings.

In this respect, Canary Wharf could be cited as the strongest single symbol of the changed economic geography of the United Kingdom.

Its symbolic importance was bleakly demonstrated in January 1996, when the IRA planted what was at the time the largest bomb yet seen in England, with almost three tons of explosives. It was safely defused. Later that year, they successfully detonated a slightly smaller bomb at nearby South Quay DLR station, killing two people and destroying the South Quay Plaza development and several nearby buildings.

Recently, Canary Wharf has gained unwelcome notoriety by banning a demonstration highlighting poor pay for office cleaners. Ken Loach ? whose film Bread and Roses inspired the march ? denounced the ban as "despicable".

Canary Riverside
Canary Riverside is a large scale residential and leisure complex immediatley adjacent to the main commercial scheme. It is a private development on the Canary Wharf estate owned by Pidemco Land and Hotel Properties Ltd.

It comprises a Four Seasons Hotel, over 300 residential apartments, a Holmes Place health club and restaurants with views over the Thames.

Canary Wharf Pier

Canary Wharf Pier is located at the Canary Riverside, providing a river boat connection to Greenwich in the east and the City of London and the West End in the west on the commuter service, and a shuttle service to the London Docklands Hilton in Rotherhithe.

Canary Wharf (soap opera)
Canary Wharf was also a short running soap opera on L!VE TV, a British Cable television channel. It used the channel’s premises there as sets.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Arnhem Wharf Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Around Poplar Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Bygrove Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Canada Square Park:   
Canary Wharf:   Canary Wharf is a large business development on the Isle of Dogs, centred on the old West India Docks.
City Gateway 14-19 Provision:   Free schools alternative provision which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 19.
Cyril Jackson Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Harbinger Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Mayflower Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Our Lady and St Joseph Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Our Lady and St Joseph Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Pepys Park:   
River House Montessori School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 16. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Seven Mills Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
St Edmund’s Catholic School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Limehouse Causeway (1936):   Limehouse Causeway photographed in November 1936.
Poplar High Street (1932):   Poplar High Street at its junction with Hale Street was photographed in 1932.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
1 Cabot Square · 1 Cabot Square · 1 West India Quay, E14 · Adams Place, E14 · Admirals Way, E14 · Alpha Grove, E14 · Amoy Place, E14 · Annabel Close, E14 · Arden Crescent, E14 · Arden Cresent, E14 · Arethusa House, E14 · Arnhem Place, E14 · Ashdown Walk, E14 · Bank Street, E14 · Barfleur Lane, SE8 · Barleycorn Way, E14 · Barnes Terrace, SE8 · Barnfield Place, E14 · Beaufort Court, E14 · Beccles Street, E14 · Bellmouth Passage, E14 · Bellmouth Promenade West, E14 · Bellmouth Walk, E14 · Berber Place, E14 · Billingsgate Market, E14 · Birchfield Street, E14 · Blasker Walk, E14 · Boardwalk Place, E14 · Boardwalk, SE21 · Bridge House Quay, E14 · Broadway Walk, E14 · Burrells Wharf Square, E14 · Bygrove Street, E14 · Byng Street, E14 · Cabot Place East, E14 · Cabot Place West, E14 · Cabot Place, E14 · Cabot Square, E14 · Cahir Street, E14 · Canada Place, E14 · Canada Square, E14 · Canary Riverside, E14 · Canary Wharf Pier, E14 · Cannon Drive, E14 · Cannon Workshops, E14 · Canton Street, E14 · Caravel Close, E14 · Cartier Circle, E14 · Cassilis Road, E14 · Castor Lane, E14 · Chancellor Passage, E14 · Chandlers Mews, E14 · Charnwood Gardens, E14 · Cheval Street, E14 · Churchill Place, E14 · Claire Place, E14 · Claude Street, E14 · Cochrane House, E14 · Coldharbour, E14 · Colombus Courtyard, E14 · Columbus Courtyard, E14 · Commercial Pier Wharf, E14 · Copeland Drive, E14 · Crews Street, E14 · Cuba Street, E14 · Dartmoor Walk, E14 · Deptford Strand SE8, SE8 · Deptford Strand, E14 · Dingle Gardens, E14 · Dockers Tanner Road, E14 · Dundee Wharf, E14 · East India Dock Road Tunnel, E14 · Ensign House Admirals Way, E14 · Ensign House, E14 · Enterprise Business Park, E14 · Ferguson Close, E14 · Fishermans Place, W4 · Fishermans Walk, E14 · Foreshore, SE8 · Forge Square, E14 · Garford Street, E14 · Gaverick Mews, E14 · Gaverick Street, E14 · Gill Street, E14 · Goodhart Place, E14 · Gough Walk, E14 · Greenland Passage, E14 · Greenwich View, E14 · Grenade Street, E14 · Hammond House, E14 · Harbinger Road, E14 · Havannah Street, E14 · Heron Quay, E14 · Heron Quays Road, E14 · Heron Quays, E14 · Hertsmere Road, E14 · Hesperus Crescent, E14 · Homer Drive, E14 · Hutching’s Street, E14 · Indescon Court, E14 · Ironmongers Place, E14 · Janet Street, E14 · Jessop Square Heron Quay, E14 · Jessops Square, E14 · Jubilee Park, E14 · Jubilee Place, E14 · Kedge House, E14 · Kildare Walk, E14 · Kingsbridge Court, E14 · Lancaster Drive, E14 · Landon Walk, E14 · Landons Close, E14 · Lantern House Lanterns Court, E14 · Lanterns Court, E14 · Lanterns Way, E14 · Lawrence Wharf, SE16 · Lighterman’s Road, E14 · Lightermans Walk, SW6 · Limehouse Causeway, E14 · Limehouse Link, E14 · Limekiln Dock bridge, E14 · Lovegrove Walk, E14 · Mackenzie Walk, E14 · Maclenzie Walk, E14 · Magellan Place, E14 · Malabar Street, E14 · Malam Gardens, E14 · Manilla Street, E14 · Maritime Quay, E14 · Mast House Terrace, E14 · Mastmaker Court, E14 · Mastmaker Road, E14 · Mellish Street, E14 · Millharbour, E14 · Milligan Street, E14 · Millwall Dock Road, E14 · Ming Street, E14 · Moiety Road, E14 · Montgomery Square, E14 · Montgomery Street, E14 · Morant Street, E14 · Muirfield Crescent, E14 · Napier Avenue, E14 · Narrow Street, E14 · Nash Court, E14 · New Festival Avenue, E14 · Newell Street, E14 · Newton Place, E14 · North Colonnade, E14 · North Quay, E14 · Northey Street, E14 · Old Bellgate Place, E14 · Old Bellgate Wharf, E14 · Omega Close, E14 · Ontario Way, E14 · Pan Peninsula Square, E14 · Park Place, E14 · Park Row, E14 · Parker House, E14 · Pekin Street, E14 · Pennyfields, E14 · Phoenix Court, E14 · Pointers Close, E14 · Pointers Close, SE8 · Preston’s Road, E14 · Prestons Road, E14 · Railway Arches, E14 · Rainbow Avenue, E14 · Raleana Road, E14 · Ratcliffe Cross Stairs, E14 · Reuters Plaza, E14 · Ricardo Street, E14 · Rich Street, E14 · Ringwood Gardens, E14 · Roche House, E14 · Ropemaker’s Fields, E14 · Rosefield Gardens, E14 · Saint Anne Street, E14 · Salter Street, E14 · Saltwell Street, E14 · Saunders Close, E14 · Sherwood Gardens, E14 · Shirbutt Street, E14 · South Colonnade, E14 · South Quay Square, E14 · South West India Dock Entrance, E14 · Spindrift Avenue, E14 · St Anne Street, E14 · St Annes Row, E14 · Starboard Way, E14 · Stocks Place, E14 · Strafford Street, E14 · Thames Circle, E14 · The Mitre, E14 · The Quarterdeck, E14 · The Slipway, E3 · The South Colonnade, E14 · Three Colt Street, E14 · Tiller Road, E14 · Topmast Point, E14 · Torres Square, E14 · Trafalgar Way, E14 · Transom Square, E14 · Trinidad Street, E14 · Upper Bank Street, E14 · Wades Place, E14 · Wateridge Close, E14 · West India Avenue, E14 · West India Dock Road, E14 · West India Docks, E14 · Westferry Circus, E14 · Westferry Estate, E14 · Westferry Promenade, E14 · Westferry Road, E14 · Westferry Studios, E14 · Wheat Sheaf Close, E14 · Wren Landing, E14 · Yabsley Street, E14 ·
Print-friendly version of this page

What is The Quarterdeck, E14 like as a place to live?

Data from placeilive.com/

Links

Crossharbour
Facebook Page
Canary Wharf
Facebook Page
West India Quay
Facebook Page
South Quay
Facebook Page
All Saints
Facebook Page
Westferry
Facebook Page
Heron Quays
Facebook Page
Mudchute
Facebook Page
Poplar
Facebook Page
Ideal Homes
A history of South East London's suburbs
Hidden London
Histor­ically inclined look at the capital’s obscure attractions
Edith’s Streets
A wander through London, street by street

Maps


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.
John Cary

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
Chapman and Hall, London

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.
London Transport

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.
London Transport

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)
1 



COPYRIGHT TERMS:
Unless a source is explicitedly stated, text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. Articles may be a remixes of various Wikipedia articles plus work by the website authors - original Wikipedia source can generally be accessed under the same name as the main title. This does not affect its Creative Commons attribution.

Maps upon this website are in the public domain because they are mechanical scans of public domain originals, or - from the available evidence - are so similar to such a scan or photocopy that no copyright protection can be expected to arise. The originals themselves are in public domain for the following reason:
Public domain Maps used are in the public domain in the United States, and those countries with a copyright term of life of the author plus 100 years or less.
This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighbouring rights.

This tag is designed for use where there may be a need to assert that any enhancements (eg brightness, contrast, colour-matching, sharpening) are in themselves insufficiently creative to generate a new copyright. It can be used where it is unknown whether any enhancements have been made, as well as when the enhancements are clear but insufficient. For usage, see Commons:When to use the PD-scan tag.