Victoria Embankment, SW1A

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Victoria Embankment is one of the streets of London in the SW1A postal area.



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Post by Pauline jones: Bessborough Place, SW1V

I grew up in bessborough place at the back of our house and Grosvenor road and bessborough gardens was a fantastic playground called trinity mews it had a paddling pool sandpit football area and various things to climb on, such as a train , slide also as Wendy house. There were plants surrounding this wonderful play area, two playground attendants ,also a shelter for when it rained. The children were constantly told off by the playground keepers for touching the plants or kicking the ball out of the permitted area, there was hopscotch as well, all these play items were brick apart from the slide. Pollock was the centre of my universe and I felt sorry and still do for anyone not being born there. To this day I miss it and constantly look for images of the streets around there, my sister and me often go back to take a clumped of our beloved L

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Post by Johnshort: Hurley Road, SE11

There were stables in the road mid way also Danny reading had coal delivery lorry.n
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Post by peter hiller: Sancroft Street, SE11

what is the history of tresco house 2 sancroft street ,it looks older than a 1990s site
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Post by Robert smitherman: Saunders Street, SE11

I was born in a prefab on Saunders street SE11 in the 60’s, when I lived there, the road consisted of a few prefab houses, the road originally ran from Lollard street all the way thru to Fitzalan street. I went back there to have a look back in the early 90’s but all that is left of the road is about 20m of road and the road sign.
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Post by LDNnews: Piccadilly Circus
Kent and Medway stroke ’hyper-acute’ units planned
Stroke patients may face longer ambulance journeys but will receive better care, health bosses say.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-42744040
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Post by LDNnews: Russell Square
John Worboys release will not be challenged by government
Victims will legally fight the decision to release rapist John Worboys but the government will not.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42747687
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Post by LDNnews: Covent Garden
A Wimbledon spa has been named a finalist for two awards at the Professional Beauty awards

A Wimbledon spa has been recognised as one of the leading spas in the country by making the final of national awards in two categories.


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Post by LDNnews: Charing Cross
Winner takes home new car from charity draw
One lucky winner took hope a brand new car in a charity raffle.

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Post by LDNnews: Chancery Lane
’High risk’ woman missing from Lewisham
Police in Lewisham are seeking help from the public to trace a "high risk" missing person from Lewisham.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15885063.__39_High_risk__39__woman_missing_from_Lewisham/?ref=rss
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Horse rider’s face rebuilt by St George’s surgeons after pictures from her family
Horse rider’s face rebuilt by St George’s surgeons after pictures from her family

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Antonio Conte tight-lipped on Chelsea interest in Edin Dzeko as striker hunt continues in the transfer window
Stay on top of the latest transfer news and rumours with our live blog

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How Chelsea could line up with Ross Barkley
Ross Barkley is set to make his Chelsea debut against Brighton on Saturday and, if he does, many fans will be wondering just where the midfielder will be deployed.

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Southbank Centre director Jude Kelly steps down
A search for Jude Kelly’s successor is under way.

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Post by LDNnews: Russell Square
RSC founder and ’Shakespeare genius’ John Barton dies
The British theatre director, who co-founded the Royal Shakespeare Company, has died aged 89.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42740631
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Post by LDNnews: Embankment
Residents living in a London high-rise block with the same cladding that was used on the Grenfell Tower may be forced to pay millions of pounds for replacement panels to be installed.
Residents living in a London high-rise block with the same cladding that was used on the Grenfell Tower may be forced to pay millions of pounds for replacement panels to be installed.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/residents-of-london-tower-with-grenfellstyle-cladding-could-face-2m-bill-to-replace-panels-a3742961.html
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Strong wind closes part of Dartford Crossing, delays trains and damages school roof - updates

Strong wind caused problems across south London and north Kent, including closing the QEII Bridge, causing train delays and badly damaging a school’s roof.


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VIEW THE RIVER THAMES AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE RIVER THAMES AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE RIVER THAMES AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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VIEW THE RIVER THAMES AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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VIEW THE RIVER THAMES AREA IN THE 1900s
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LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
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.
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.
London Aquarium:   The Sea Life London Aquarium is located on the ground floor of County Hall on the South Bank of the River Thames in central London, near the London Eye. It opened in March 1997 as the London Aquarium and hosts about one million visitors each year. It is the largest aquarium in London.
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.
On This Day in London: 1 November:   The first day of November was an important day for two London notables: William Shakespeare and W.H. Smith
Westminster:   Westminster - heart of government.
Westminster Abbey:   Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is one of the world’s greatest churches.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Bridge Street, SW1A · Broad Sanctuary, SW1H · Broad Sanctuary, SW1P · Buckingham Street, WC2N · Cannon Street, WC2N · Canon Row, SW1A · Charing Cross, SW1A · Chubb Court, SW20 · Craven Passage, WC2N · Craven Street, WC2N · Derby Gate, SW1A · Downing Street, SW1A · Duncannon Street, WC2N · Embankment Place, WC2N · Golden Jubilee Bridge, SE1 · Golden Jubilee Bridge, SW1A · Golden Jubilee Bridge, WC2N · Goodwins Court, WC2N · Great George Street, SW1P · Great Scotland Yard, SW1A · Horse Guards Avenue, SW1A · Horse Guards Parade, SW1A · Hungerford House, WC2N · King Charles Street, SW1A · Little George Street, SW1P · Millbank, SE1 · Northumberland Avenue, SW1A · Northumberland Avenue, WC2N · Northumberland Street, WC2N · Parliament Square, SW1A · Parliament Square, SW1P · Parliament Street, SW1A · Richmond House Whitehall, SW1A · Richmond Terrace, SW1A · St Margarets Street, SW1P · St. Margaret Street, SW1P · The Arches, WC2N · The Queen’s Steps, SE1 · The Queen’s Walk, WC2R · The Queen’s Walk, SE1 · The Terrace, SW1A · The Terrace, SW1P · Trafalgar Square, WC2N · Victoria Embankment Gardens, WC2N · Victoria Embankment, SW1A · Victoria Embankment, WC2N · Villiers Street, WC2N · Watergate Walk, WC2N · Westminster Bridge, SE1 · Westminster Bridge, SW1A · Westminster Pier, SW1A · Whitehall Court, SW1A · Whitehall Gardens, SW1A · Whitehall Place, SW1A · Whitehall, SW1A · York Buildings, WC2N · York Place, WC2N ·


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Central London, north east (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, north east.
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."
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Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
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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.
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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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