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Victoria Embankment is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area.

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23 Jun 2017
16:43
IP: 46.229.168.73
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Post from Embankment
Charing Cross delays: Signal problem causes Southeastern rush hour meltdown on hottest day of the year
Commuters faced evening rush hour travel chaos on Wednesday as signalling problems sent the system into meltdown and frustrated passengers were left sweltering in the heat.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/charing-cross-delays-signal-problem-causes-rush-hour-meltdown-on-hottest-day-of-the-year-a3570266.html
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23 Jun 2017
13:19
IP: 46.229.168.74
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Bayern target Alexis Sanchez can play for 'any team'... but Shkodran Mustafi hopes he stays at Arsenal
Shkodran Mustafi claims Alexis Sanchez would have his pick of elite clubs if the forward were to leave Arsenal this summer, but has pleaded with the Gunners star to stay.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/bayern-target-alexis-sanchez-could-play-for-any-team-shkodran-mustafi-hopes-for-arsenal-a3570516.html
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23 Jun 2017
02:33
IP: 84.201.133.67
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Post from Charing Cross
Brentford goalkeeper saves man from drowning while on holiday
When Brentford shot-stopper Daniel Bentley is not saving goals on the pitch, he is saving lives off it. The Bees keeper saved a man from drowning whilst on holiday last Friday (June 16).

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15365730.Brentford_goalkeeper_saves_man_from_drowning_while_on_holiday/?ref=rss
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23 Jun 2017
01:09
IP: 207.46.13.43
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Post from Covent Garden
Teachers from this school are on strike amid cuts and a mass exodus of staff
Teachers on strike from Forest Hill School took their picket line to the Department for Education (DfE) to demand emergency funds.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15365230.Teachers_from_this_school_are_on_strike_amid_cuts_and_a_mass_exodus_of_staff/?ref=rss
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LDNnews
22 Jun 2017
22:37
IP: 216.244.66.237
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South east London and north Kent's most notorious unsolved murders
A lot of murders are solved promptly but some cases continue to haunt the public for years to come.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15362304.South_east_London_and_north_Kent_s_most_notorious_unsolved_murders/?ref=rss
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22 Jun 2017
18:46
IP: 51.255.65.28
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Post from Covent Garden
Kid's as young as 11 could get a vote in Croydon
Kids as young as 11 could soon have their chance to vote in Croydon elections.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15361446.Kid__39_s_as_young_as_11_could_get_a_vote_in_Croydon/?ref=rss
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22 Jun 2017
18:31
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Following in Ashley Cole's footsteps? Arsenal reveal Sead Kolasinac's shirt number
New Arsenal signing Sead Kolasinac has followed in the footsteps of Ashley Cole by picking the No31 shirt.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/following-in-ashley-coles-footsteps-arsenal-reveal-sead-kolasinacs-shirt-number-a3570126.html
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22 Jun 2017
17:06
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Theresa May's plans to axe free school meals ditched from Queen's speech
Theresa May's plan to axe universal free school meals for four- to seven-year-olds has been dumped from the Queen's Speech.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/theresa-mays-plans-to-axe-free-school-meals-ditched-from-queens-speech-a3568931.html
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22 Jun 2017
16:54
IP: 164.132.161.30
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Post from Charing Cross
These are the big transport developments Bexley Council says the borough needs from TfL
A Crossrail extension, improvements to train services, more river crossings, more buses to hospitals, and provisions for electric cars are amongst the many demands Bexley Council have submitted to TfL.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15361663.These_are_the_big_transport_developments_Bexley_Council_says_the_borough_needs_from_TfL/?ref=rss
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LDNnews
22 Jun 2017
07:37
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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho refutes tax fraud claims during Real Madrid stint
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho refutes tax fraud claims during Real Madrid stint

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/manchester-united-boss-jose-mourinho-refutes-tax-fraud-claims-during-real-madrid-stint-a3569451.html
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22 Jun 2017
07:16
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Post from Russell Square
Hillsborough campaigners urge justice for Grenfell victims
Margaret Aspinall (pictured) urged relatives to use the example of Hillsborough to ensure those responsible were held to account after at least 79 people died in the west London fire.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4618836/Hillsborough-campaigners-urge-justice-Grenfell-victims.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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22 Jun 2017
05:46
IP: 40.77.167.109
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Post from Piccadilly Circus
Piers Morgan blames hot weather as GMB goes into meltdown
GMB hosts Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid were forced to apologise to viewers as the show was blighted by technical problems caused by their equipment overheating due to the hot weather.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4624436/Piers-Morgan-blames-hot-weather-GMB-goes-meltdown.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490
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LDNnews
22 Jun 2017
04:25
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Post from Tottenham Court Road
Daughter pays tribute to 'sturdy, reliable and supportive' father
Tributes have been paid to a dentist well-loved for his community spirit following his death.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15362071.Daughter_pays_tribute_to__sturdy__reliable_and_supportive__father/?ref=rss
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22 Jun 2017
03:39
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Post from St. Jamess Park
QPR fixtures 2017-18: Every Championship match as full schedule is released
QPR's 2017-18 Championship fixtures are out with Rangers looking to banish the memories of last season's dire run-in.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/qpr-fixtures-201718-every-championship-match-as-full-schedule-is-released-a3569271.html
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21 Jun 2017
23:17
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Post from Chancery Lane
Man charged with Catford murder as stabbing victim named
A man has been charged with a murder in Catford and the victim, who was stabbed to death, has been named.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15360775.Man_charged_with_Catford_murder_as_stabbing_victim_named/?ref=rss

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VIEW THE EMBANKMENT AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE EMBANKMENT AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE EMBANKMENT AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE EMBANKMENT AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE EMBANKMENT AREA IN THE 1900s
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Embankment

Embankment underground station has been known by various names during its long history - including "Embankment".

The station has two entrances, one on Victoria Embankment and the other on Villiers Street, adjacent to Victoria Embankment Gardens.

The station is in two parts: sub-surface platforms opened in 1870 by the Metropolitan District Railway (MDR) as part of the company's extension of the Inner Circle eastwards from Westminster to Blackfriars and deep-level platforms opened in 1906 by the Baker Street and Waterloo Railway (BS&WR) and 1914 by the Charing Cross, Euston and Hampstead Railway (CCE&HR). A variety of underground and mainline services have operated over the sub-surface tracks and the CCE&HR part of the station was reconstructed in the 1920s.

After having been named both Charing Cross and Embankment, in 1974 the station was renamed Charing Cross Embankment. Then, on 12 September 1976, it became Embankment, so that the merged Strand and Trafalgar Square stations could be named Charing Cross.

Contrary to popular belief, the shortest walking distance between two stations is not the 250 metres between Leicester Square and Covent but between Charing Cross and Embankment, a distance of 100 metres.

During summer 2013, Oswald Laurence’s famous 'mind the gap' announcement was reinstated to Embankment station after a request from his widow who would come to Embankment station after he died just to hear his voice. She asked for a copy of the iconic mind the gap announcement her husband made some 40 years before - instead staff decided to restore the recording.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Ackermann’s:   Rudolph Ackermann (20 April 1764 in Stollberg, Saxony – 30 March 1834 in Finchley) was an Anglo-German bookseller, inventor, lithographer, publisher and businessman.
Charing Cross:   Charing Cross denotes the junction of the Strand, Whitehall and Cockspur Street, just south of Trafalgar Square in central London. It gives its name to several local landmarks, including Charing Cross railway station, one of the main London rail termini.
Courtauld Institute of Art:   The Courtauld Institute of Art is a self-governing college of the University of London specialising in the study of the history of art.
Embankment:   Embankment underground station has been known by various names during its long history - including "Embankment".
Hungerford Stairs:   The Hungerford Stairs were the entrance point to Hungerford Market from the River Thames. They are now the site of Charing Cross railway Station.
Shipley's Drawing School:   101 The Strand was an art school from 1750 until 1806.
Waterloo Bridge:   Waterloo Bridge is a road and foot traffic bridge crossing the River Thames in London, England between Blackfriars Bridge and Hungerford Bridge.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Strand (1890s):   The Strand in the 1890s
Waterloo Air Terminal (1953):   Officially known as the British European Airways Waterloo Air Terminal, the building was officially opened on the Festival of Britain site on 19 May 1953 by the then Minister of Aviation.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adam Street, WC2N · Adelaide Street, WC2N · Adelphi Terrace, WC2N · Agar Street, WC2N · Bedforbury, WC2N · Bedford Chambers, WC2E · Bedford Street, WC2E · Bedford Street, WC2R · Bedfordbury, WC2N · Belvedere Road, SE1 · Brydges Place, WC2N · Buckingham Street, WC2N · Bull Inn Court, WC2R · Burleigh Street, WC2E · Cannon Street, WC2N · Carriage Hall, WC2E · Catherine Street, WC2B · Central Arcade, WC2E · Chandos Place, WC2N · Chicheley Street, SE1 · Covent Garden Piazza, WC2E · Covent Garden, WC2E · Craven Passage, WC2N · Craven Street, WC2N · Duncannon Street, WC2N · Durham House Street, WC2N · Embankment Place, WC2N · Exchange Court, WC2R · Exeter Street, WC2E · Floral Street, WC2E · Garrick Street, WC2E · George Court, WC2N · Goodwins Court, WC2N · Great Scotland Yard, SW1A · Hanover Place, WC2E · Heathcock Court, WC2R · Henrietta Street, WC2E · Hop Gardens, WC2N · Horse Guards Avenue, SW1A · Hungerford House, WC2N · James Street, WC2E · John Adam Street, WC2N · Jubilee Hall Jubilee Market, WC2E · Jubilee Market Hall Tavistock Court, WC2E · Jubilee Market, WC2E · King Street, WC2E · Lancaster Place, WC2E · Maiden Lane, WC2E · New Row, WC2N · North West Wing Bush House, WC2B · Northumberland Avenue, WC2N · Northumberland Street, WC2N · Richmond House Whitehall, SW1A · Robert Street, WC2N · Rose Street, WC2E · Russell Chambers, WC2E · Savoy Court, WC2R · Savoy Hill, WC2R · Savoy Place, WC2N · Savoy Place, WC2R · Savoy Street, WC2E · Savoy Street, WC2R · Slingsby Place, WC2E · Southampton Street, WC2E · Southampton Street, WC2R · Strand, WC2A · Strand, WC2N · Strand, WC2R · Tavistock Street, WC2E · The Arches, WC2N · The Market Piazza, WC2E · The Market The Piazza, WC2E · The Market, WC2E · The Piazza, WC2E · The Strand, WC2N · The Strand, WC2R · Victoria Embankment Gardens, WC2N · Victoria Embankment, SW1A · Victoria Embankment, WC2N · Villiers Street, WC2N · Wellington Street, WC2E · Wellington Terrace, W2 · Whitehall Court, SW1A · Whitehall Place, SW1A · William Iv Street, WC2N · William Street, WC2N · York Buildings, WC2N ·


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

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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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