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Island Gardens is an area of the Isle of Dogs opposite Greenwich.

The 1.12-hectare waterside park at Island Gardnes is notable for its spectacular cross-river view of the classical buildings of the former Greenwich Hospital, the Cutty Sark and the National Maritime Museum, with Greenwich Park forming a backdrop. The northern entrance of the Greenwich foot tunnel is also within the park. It is almost certain that the view from this location is the one that the Canaletto painting ’Greenwich Hospital from the North Bank of the Thames’ is taken from, though whether Canaletto himself actually visited the site is in doubt. The park was formally opened on 3 August 1895 by local politician Will Crooks.

The 19th century name for the area was North Greenwich. It was named for the now defunct North Greenwich railway station (1872), that served a former passenger ferry to Greenwich and stood near the later Island Gardens (1897) and Greenwich foot tunnel (1902).

The park gave its name to Island Gardens DLR station. This opened in 1987 as the southern terminus of the DLR’s initial system, and was an elevated terminal station situated to the west of the park. The later construction of the DLR extension to Lewisham involved a tunnel under the Thames, and Island Gardens station was relocated about 100 metres (330 ft) north, close to the northern entrance to the tunnel by Millwall Park. The new station is largely underground; the original elevated station was demolished.

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VIEW THE ISLAND GARDENS 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 ISLAND GARDENS 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 ISLAND GARDENS AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE ISLAND GARDENS 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 ISLAND GARDENS AREA IN THE 1900s
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Canary Wharf College 3:   Free schools (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19.
CSPC International School, Hui Yang:   Service children’s education
Cubitt Town Infants’ School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
George Green’s School:   Voluntary controlled school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Isle of Dogs Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
James Wolfe Primary School and Centre for the Deaf:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Millwall Park:   
Mudchute Kitchen:   
Mudchute Kitchen Frizzante:   
Mudchute Park:   Mudchute Park and Farm is a large urban park and farm just south of Canary Wharf on the Isle of Dogs.
Mudchute Park and Farm:   
National Maritime Museum Gardens:   
Naval College Gardens:   
St Alfege with St Peter’s Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Luke’s Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Ursula’s Convent School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
University of Greenwich:   Higher education institutions


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A1206, E14 · Alexia Square, E14 · Amsterdam Road, E14 · Ashburnham Grove, SE10 · Ashburnham Place, SE10 · Ashburnham Retreat, SE10 · Ballin Court, E14 · Bardsley Lane, SE10 · Billson Street, E14 · Blissett Street, SE10 · Blue Bridge, SW1H · Blyth Close, E14 · Brand Street, SE10 · Burney Street, SE10 · Caledonian Wharf, E14 · Capstan Square, E14 · Castalia Square, E14 · Chapel House Street, E14 · Chipka Street, E14 · Churchfields, SE10 · Circus Street, SE10 · Claremont Street, SE10 · College Approach, SE10 · Coltman House, SE10 · Creek Road, SE10 · Crooms Hill Grove, SE10 · Crooms Hill, SE10 · Cutty Sark Gardens, SE10 · Delany House, SE10 · Devonshire Drive, SE10 · Diamond Terrace, SE10 · Dowells Street, SE10 · Drawdock Road, SE10 · East Ferry Road, E14 · Empire Wharf Road, E14 · Folly Wall, E14 · Francis Close, E14 · Friars Mead, E14 · Galbraith Street, E14 · Georgette Place, SE10 · Glenaffric Avenue, E14 · Glengall Bridge, E14 · Glengall Grove, E14 · Glengarnock Avenue, E14 · Glenworth Avenue, E14 · Gloucester Circus, SE10 · Grampian House Meridian Gate, E14 · Greenwich Centre Business Park, SE10 · Greenwich Church Street, SE10 · Greenwich Church Street; Welland Street, SE10 · Greenwich Foot Tunnel south stairs, SE10 · Greenwich Foot Tunnel, E14 · Greenwich Foot Tunnel, SE10 · Greenwich Market, SE10 · Greenwich South Street, SE10 · Grosvenor Wharf Road, E14 · Haddo Street, SE10 · Harbour Exchange Square, E14 · Hawks Mews, SE10 · Hickin Street, E14 · Horseferry Place, SE10 · Horseshoe Close, E14 · Hyde Vale, SE10 · Isambard Mews, E14 · Johnson’s Draw Dock, E14 · Jubilee Crescent, E14 · Julian Place, E14 · Kay Way, SE10 · King Charles Court Old Royal Naval College, SE10 · King George Street, SE10 · King William Walk, SE10 · Lanark Square, E14 · Langbourne Place, E14 · Langdale Road, SE10 · Lawn House Close, E14 · Leerdam Drive, E14 · Limeharbour, E14 · Lockes Field Place, E14 · Lockesfield Place, E14 · Lord Amory Way, E14 · Luton Place, SE10 · Macquarie Way, E14 · Malvern House, E14 · Manchester Grove, E14 · Manchester Road, E14 · Mariners Mews, E14 · Maritime Museum Repository, SE3 · Marshfield Street, E14 · Mays Court, SE10 · Meridian Gate, E14 · Meridian Place, E14 · Millennium Drive, E14 · Millennium Way, E14 · Naval Walk, BR2 · Nelson Road, SE10 · Nevada Street, SE10 · New Union Close, E14 · Norman Road, SE10 · Old Pearson Street, SE10 · Ovex Close, E14 · Page House, SE10 · Pepper St Glengall Bridge, E14 · Pepper Street, E14 · Peyton Place, SE10 · Pier Street, E14 · Pierhead Lock, E14 · Plymouth Wharf, E14 · Point Hill, SE10 · Poplar Business Park, E14 · Prince Of Orange Lane, SE10 · Prior Street, SE10 · Queen Elizabeth’s College, SE10 · Randal Place, SE10 · Randall Place, SE10 · Rangers Square, SE10 · Rembrandt Close, E14 · River Barge Close, E14 · Roan Street, SE10 · Roffey Street, E14 · Romney Road, SE10 · Roserton Street, E14 · Rotterdam Drive, E14 · Royal Hill, SE10 · Saunders Ness Road, E14 · Schooner Close, E14 · Selsdon Way, E14 · Sextant Avenue, E14 · Sexton Avenue, E14 · Seyssel Street, E14 · Skylines Village, E14 · South Quay Plaza, E14 · St Davids Square, E14 · St James Mews, E14 · St. David’s Square, E14 · Stebondale Street, E14 · Stewart Street, E14 · Stockwell Street, SE10 · Straightsmouth, SE10 · Strattondale Street, E14 · Taeping Street, E14 · Tarves Way, SE10 · Thames Quay, E14 · Thames Street, SE10 · The Avenue, SE10 · The Blue Bridge, E14 · The Old Royal Naval College, SE10 · Thermopylae Gate, E14 · Turnpin Lane, SE10 · Undine Road, E14 · Victoria Parade, SE10 · Welland Street, SE10 · Wellington Grove, SE10 · West Ferry Road, E14 · West India Docks, E14 · Whiteadder Way, E14 · Winforton Street, SE10 ·
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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.
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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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