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Brighton & Hove Albion 0-4 Chelsea
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte complains about the "negative press" surrounding his side as he hails their victory over a spirited Brighton.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42672227
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HS2 plans for ’one of UK’s longest viaducts’ unveiled
The planned 2.1 mile viaduct will cross open land to west and north-west of London.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-42751114
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Macron says ’special’ UK deal possible
It might fall between the single market and a trade agreement, the French president tells the BBC.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42757026
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Here is how much money you could save by bringing a reusable cup to your favourite coffee chain

Consumers of hot drinks are being encouraged to be more mindful of the environment after it was revealed that the UK throws away 2.5 billion disposable coffee cups every year.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15885963.Here_is_how_much_money_you_could_save_by_bringing_a_reusable_cup_to_your_favourite_coffee_chain/?ref=rss
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West Ham squad is too thin to sell Javier Hernandez in January, says David Moyes
David Moyes has backed Javier Hernandez to continue scoring for West Ham and cooled talk of his exit, claiming his squad is far too thin.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/west-ham-squad-is-too-thin-to-sell-javier-hernandez-in-january-says-david-moyes-a3745546.html
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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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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian reveal the name of their third child
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have revealed the name of their third child.

https://www.standard.co.uk/home/standard-showbiz/kanye-west-and-kim-kardashian-reveal-the-name-of-their-third-child-a3745186.html
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Regent’s Park cycle route plans at risk of being cut back
Regent’s Park cycle route plans at risk of being cut back

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/bike-blog/2018/jan/19/regents-park-cycle-route-plans-at-risk-of-being-cut-back
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Knife arch installed at McDonald’s in Woolwich in town of the fast food giant’s oldest takeaway

A knife arch was installed at the McDonalds in Woolwich as police try to combat knife crime in the borough.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15866462.Knife_arch_installed_at_McDonald_s_in_Woolwich_in_town_of_the_fast_food_giant_s_oldest_takeaway/?ref=rss
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Arsenal stars are easy pickings in transfer turmoil, writes Danny Murphy
Arsenal are leaving themselves wide open by allowing players to enter the final year of their contract without signing a new deal and what is happening with Alexis Sanchez is a mess.

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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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Camden teams up with Eurovia to transform Tottenham Court Road area
Camden teams up with Eurovia to transform Tottenham Court Road area

http://news.camden.gov.uk/camden-teams-up-with-eurovia-to-transform-tottenham-court-road-area/
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Council Leader officially opens Hawley Primary School
Camden Council Leader, Councillor Georgia Gould, last night (Wednesday, 17 January) officially opened Hawley Primary School’s award-winning new building.

The new building replaces Hawley Infants School, which was based at its former Camden Town site for more than 100 years. The infants school had outgrown its previous site, with no space for expansion and no linked junior school for pupils to attend once they reached aged seven.

The new primary school, in Hawley Road, is an ‘all-through’ primary school for up to 210 pupils, with a 26-place nursery. It currently has 176 children up to age nine and these pupils, who would previously have had to go to a new school when they turned seven, will now be able to stay on at Hawley until age 11.

Headteacher Anne Fontai

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger branded 'disrespectful' by Dortmund chief for discussing transfer target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Stay on top of the latest transfer news and rumours in our live blog

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Tory MP Ben Bradley keeps reshuffle job after vasectomies remarks
A Tory MP who suggested unemployed people should have vasectomies will keep his new job, sources at Number 10 have said.

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VIEW THE CAMDEN TOWN 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 CAMDEN TOWN AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE CAMDEN TOWN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE CAMDEN TOWN AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE CAMDEN TOWN AREA IN THE 1900s
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Camden Town

Camden Town tube station is a major junction on the Northern Line and one of the busiest stations on the London Underground network. It is particularly busy at weekends with tourists visiting Camden Market and Camden High Street.

Camden is well-known for Camden Market which is a major tourist attraction, particularly busy at weekends, selling variety of fashion, antiques, lifestyle and bizarre goods; they (and the surrounding shops) are popular with young people, in particular those searching for alternative clothing.

It is an area popular with overseas students who come to Camden to learn English and find a job in one of the local bars or restaurants. The oldest established language school is Camden College of English, which is located at the Chalk Farm side of the market.

The Regent's Canal runs through the north end of Camden Town and is a popular walk in summer.

Camdem Town tube station began life as part of the original route of the Charing Cross, Euston and Hampstead Railway (CCE&HR) (now part of the Northern Line). As the line here branched into two routes, to Hampstead and to Highgate, the design of the station was rather unusual, shaped like a V. The line to Hampstead (now the Edgware Branch) is under Chalk Farm Road; the line to Highgate (now the High Barnet branch) is under Kentish Town Road. With the narrowness of the roads above, and the necessity to keep directly beneath them to avoid having to pay compensation to landowners during construction, on both lines the northbound platform is directly above the southbound one.

At the apex of the V is a junction allowing northbound trains to take either of the branches north, and likewise allow the trains south from the branches to join the single southbound track. This resulted in four connecting tunnels. When the CCE&HR and City & South London Railway lines were joined together after the City & South London Line became part of London Underground, a short extension from the Euston terminus of the City & South London was built to connect with each of the two northerly branches. This added another four tunnels to the junction, making it the most complex junction on the network.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Camden Road:   Camden Road is one of the few railway stations in England in which there is a police station.
Camden Town:   Camden Town tube station is a major junction on the Northern Line and one of the busiest stations on the London Underground network. It is particularly busy at weekends with tourists visiting Camden Market and Camden High Street.
London Greek Orthodox Cathedral - All Saints:   All Saints, Camden Town is a Greek Orthodox church known as the Greek Orthodox Church of All Saints.
Mother Red Caps:   At the main junction of Camden Town is a long-established business, once known as Mother Red Caps or Mother Damnable's, more recently the World's End.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Camden Town (1920):   Camden Town was named after Charles Pratt, the first Earl Camden, who started its development in 1791. It began life as little more than a handful of buildings beside a main road. Camden Town’s expansion as a major centre came with the opening of the Regent’s Canal to traffic in 1820


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Agar Grove, NW1 · Agar Place, NW1 · Albany Street, NW1 · Albany Terrace, NW1 · Albert Street, NW1 · Arlington Road, NW1 · Augustus Street, NW1 · Barker Drive, NW1 · Bartholomew Villas, NW5 · Bartholomew, NW5 · Bayham Place, NW1 · Bayham Street, NW1 · Baynes Street, NW1 · Baynham Place, NW1 · Bergholt Mews, NW1 · Bonny Street, NW1 · Broadfield Lane, N1C · Broadfield Lane, NW1 · Bruges Place, NW1 · Buck Street, NW1 · Camden High Street, NW1 · Camden Lock Place, NW1 · Camden Lock, NW1 · Camden Mews, NW1 · Camden Park Road, NW1 · Camden Road, NW1 · Camden Square, NW1 · Camden Street, NW1 · Camley Street, NW1 · Carol Street, NW1 · Castle Mews, NW5 · Castle Road, NW1 · Castlehaven Road, NW1 · Chester Close North, NW1 · Chester Court, NW1 · Church Avenue, NW1 · Church Avenue, NW5 · Clarence Way, NW1 · Cliff Road Studios, NW1 · Cliff Road, NW1 · Cobham Mews, NW1 · College Grove, NW1 · College Place, NW1 · Court, NW1 · Crofters Way, NW1 · Crowndale Court, NW1 · Crowndale Road, NW1 · Cumberland Market, NW1 · Cumberland Terrace, NW1 · Dalby Street, NW5 · Delancey Passage, NW1 · Delancey Street, NW1 · Early Mews, NW1 · East Yard, NW1 · Elm Friars Walk, NW1 · Farrier Street, NW1 · Georgiana Street, NW1 · Gloucester Crescent, NW1 · Gloucester Cresent, NW1 · Gloucester Gate Mews, NW1 · Godwin Court, NW1 · Grafton Yard, NW5 · Granary Street, NW1 · Greenland Place, NW1 · Greenland Road, NW1 · Greenland Street, NW1 · Hadley Street, NW1 · Harmood Street, NW1 · Harrington Street, NW1 · Hartland Road, NW1 · Haven Street, NW1 · Hawley Crescent, NW1 · Hawley Cresent, NW1 · Hawley Road, NW1 · Healey Street, NW1 · Inverness Street, NW1 · Ivor Street, NW1 · James Cameron House, NW1 · Jamestown Road, NW1 · Jeffrey’s Place, NW1 · Jeffrey’s Street, NW1 · Jeffreys Place, NW1 · Kelly Street, NW1 · Kentish Town Road, NW1 · King’s Terrace, NW1 · Kings Terrace, NW1 · Lawford Road, NW5 · Lawfords Wharf, NW1 · Lewis Street, NW1 · Leybourne Road, NW1 · Lyme Street, NW1 · Lyme Terrace, NW1 · Mandela Street, NW1 · Mary Terrace, NW1 · Middle Yard, NW1 · Miller Street, NW1 · Mornington Street, NW1 · Mornington Terrace, NW1 · Murray Mews, NW1 · Murray Street, NW1 · North Villas, NW1 · Oval Road, NW1 · Park Village East, NW1 · Park Village Mews, NW1 · Park Village West, NW1 · Parkway, NW1 · Patshull Place, NW5 · Plender Street, NW1 · Ploughmans Close, NW1 · Powlett Place, NW1 · Pratt Mews, NW1 · Pratt Street, NW1 · Prowse Place, NW1 · Randolph Street, NW1 · Reachview Close, NW1 · Reapers Close, NW1 · Redhill Street, NW1 · Regal Lane, NW1 · Regent’s Canal towpath, E2 · Regent’s Canal towpath, E8 · Regent’s Canal Towpath, NW1 · Regent’s Park Terrace, NW1 · Regent’s Place Plaza, NW1 · Regents Canal towpath, NW1 · Regents Park, NW1 · Regent’s Canal towpath, NW1 · Rochester Place, NW1 · Rochester Road, NW1 · Rochester Square, NW1 · Rochester Terrace, NW1 · Rossendale Way, NW1 · Rousden Street, NW1 · Royal College Street, NW1 · Saint Pancras Way, NW1 · Signmakers Yard, NW1 · St Katharines Precinct, NW1 · St Martins Almshouses, NW1 · St Martins Close, NW1 · St Pancras Way, NW1 · St Pauls Mews, NW1 · St. Augustine’s Road, NW1 · St. Pancras Way, NW1 · Stratford Villas, NW1 · Stucley Place, NW1 · The Marr, NW1 · Torbay Street, NW1 · Underhill Street, NW1 · Water Lane, NW1 · Weavers Way, NW1 · West Yard, NW1 · Wilmot Place, NW1 · Wrotham Road, NW1 ·


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John Rocque Map of Hampstead (1762).
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 of Hampstead covers an area stretching from the edge in the northwest of present-day Dollis Hill to Islington in the southeast.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

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.
John Rocque, The Strand, 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.
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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