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The Strand in the 1890s

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The Strand in the 1890s

Photograph taken in 1890 from a window of St Mary-le-Strand and looking west straight down the Strand. Somerset House is on the left.

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Spare Room fraudster jailed for 6 years - but he’s still on the loose

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Health officials and support groups warn of fresh wave of post-traumatic stress six months after disaster that killed 71 peopleGrenfell Tower: delays and trauma mark painfully slow progressSurvivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster are facing a new wave of post-traumatic stress with their chances of treatment hampered because so many victims remain homeless, experts and victims’ representatives have warned.Six months after the west London tower block burned down, NHS staff and representatives of the bereaved said that because only 45 of the 210 households made homeless have been permanently resettled, victims cannot begin proper psychological treatment to address symptoms. These include often horrific memories and flashbacks from the fire, which killed 71 people, including 18 children. Continue reading...

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A top barrister has starred in a grime music video after defending a rapper at the Old Bailey.

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A new football programme for girls run in partnership with a sixth form college aims to build a bridge between sports coaching and academic courses.

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VIEW THE WESTMINSTER AREA IN THE 1860s
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Temple

Temple is a London Underground station in the City of Westminster, on the Victoria Embankment. It is the nearest tube station for King's College London and the London School of Economics.

The name comes from the Knights Templar, via Inner Temple and Middle Temple, which are situated nearby.

The station was opened in the parish of St Clement Danes on 30 May 1870 by the Metropolitan District Railway (MDR; now the District and Circle lines) when the railway extended its line from Westminster to Blackfriars. The construction of the new section of the MDR was planned in conjunction with the building of the Victoria Embankment and was achieved by the cut and cover method of roofing over a shallow trench.

Temple is the only name to be shared by a station of the Paris Metro and a station of the London Underground.


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Aldwych:   Aldwych is a closed station on the London Underground; formerly a branch line of the Piccadilly Line.
Apollo Victoria Theatre:   The Apollo Victoria Theatre is a West End theatre, across from London Victoria Station.
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.
Goring Hotel:   The Goring Hotel is a 5-star hotel in London, England.
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
Royal Mews:   The Royal Mews is a mews (i.e. combined stables, carriage house and in recent times also the garage) of the British Royal Family.
Shipley's Drawing School:   101 The Strand was an art school from 1750 until 1806.
Temple:   Temple is a London Underground station in the City of Westminster, on the Victoria Embankment. It is the nearest tube station for King's College London and the London School of Economics.
Victoria Palace Theatre:   Victoria Palace Theatre stands opposite Victoria Station.
Waterloo Bridge:   Waterloo Bridge is a road and foot traffic bridge crossing the River Thames in London, England between Blackfriars Bridge and Hungerford Bridge.
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.
Westminster Cathedral:   The ’Metropolitan Cathedral of the Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ’ is the mother church of the Catholic Church in England and Wales.
Westminster Cathedral Choir School:   Westminster Cathedral Choir School is a boarding and day preparatory school for boys in Victoria.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Blackmoore Street (1902):   This photo depicts Blackmoor Street which was in the Drury Lane slum, with Clare Court on the left
Houghton Street (1906):   A greengrocer's on the corner of Houghton Street and Clare Market (behind The Strand) in 1906 just before demolition.
New Inn Passage (1901):   The corner of Houghton Street and New Inn Passage taken on a 1901 photo just prior to the clearence of the area for the Aldwych-Kingsway improvement scheme.
Parker Street looking east (1905):   Before being renamed to Matthew Parker Street, old Parker Street was a Westminster slum.
Wild Street (1902):   Wild Street, in the Covent Garden area, was on the edge of the Kingsway improvements which would utterly transform the area in the following years.
Wych Street:   Wych Street was a street in London, roughly where Australia House now stands on Aldwych. It ran west from the church of St Clement Danes on the Strand to a point towards the southern end of Drury Lane.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adam Street, WC2N · Adelphi Terrace, WC2N · Africa House, WC2B · Aldwych, WC2 · Aldwych, WC2B · Arundel Street, WC2R · Australia House, WC2B · Barton Street, SW1P · Beaumont Buildings, WC2B · Bennett’s Yard, SW1P · Bow St Covent Garden, WC2E · Bow Street, WC2B · Bridge Street, SW1A · Broad Sanctuary, SW1H · Broad Sanctuary, SW1P · Bull Inn Court, WC2R · Burleigh Street, WC2E · Canon Row, SW1A · Carey Street, WC2A · Carting Lane, WC2R · Catherine Street, WC2B · Chubb Court, SW20 · Clare Market, WC2A · Clement’s Inn, WC2R · Clements Inn, WC2A · Cowley Street, SW1P · Crown Court, WC2B · Dartmouth Street, SW1H · Dean Stanley Street, SW1P · Dean Trench Street, SW1P · Deans Yard, SW1P · Derby Gate, SW1A · Devereux Court, WC2R · Downing Street, SW1A · Drury Lane, WC2B · Embankment, SW6 · Essex Street, WC2R · Exchange Court, WC2R · Exeter Street, WC2E · Exeter Street, WC2R · Fountain Court, EC4Y · Garden Court, EC4Y · Gate Street, WC2A · Gayfere Street, SW1P · Great College Street, SW1P · Great George Street, SW1P · Great Peter Street, SW1P · Great Queen Street, WC2B · Great Smith Street, SW1P · Hardwicke Building, WC2A · Heathcock Court, WC2R · Horse Guards Avenue, SW1A · Horse Guards Parade, SW1A · Horse Guards Road, SW1A · Horseferry Road, SW1P · Houghton Square, SW9 · Houghton Street, WC2A · Hungerford House, WC2N · Jubilee Market Hall Tavistock Court, WC2E · Kean Street, WC2B · Kemble Street, WC2B · King Charles Street, SW1A · Kingsway, WC2B · Lancaster Place, WC2E · Lincolns Inn Fields, WC2A · Little Cloisters, SW1P · Little College Street, SW1P · Little Deans Yard, SW1P · Little Essex Street, WC2R · Little George Street, SW1P · Lord North Street, SW1P · Maltravers Street, WC2R · Marsham Street, SW1P · Martlett Court, WC2B · Matthew Parker Street, SW1H · Melbourne Place, WC2B · Milford Lane, WC2R · Millbank, SE1 · Montreal Place, WC2R · New Square, WC2A · Newton Street, WC2B · North Court, SW1P · North East Wing Bush House, WC2B · North West Wing Bush House, WC2B · Old Buildings, WC2A · Old Palace Yard, SW1P · Old Square, WC2A · Page Street, SW1P · Parker Street, WC2B · Parliament Square, SW1A · Parliament Square, SW1P · Parliament Street, SW1A · Peabody Trust Estate, SE21 · Peabody Trust Estate, SE24 · Portsmouth Street, WC2A · Portugal Street, WC2A · Richmond House Whitehall, SW1A · Richmond Terrace, SW1A · River Terrace, W6 · Romney Street, SW1P · Russell Street, WC2B · Russell Street, WC2E · Sardinia House, WC2A · Sardinia Street, WC2A · Savoy Court, WC2R · Savoy Hill, WC2R · Savoy Place, WC2N · Savoy Place, WC2R · Savoy Street, WC2E · Savoy Street, WC2R · Savoy Way, WC2R · Serle Street, WC2A · Sheffield Street, WC2A · Showing every photo/image so far featured, SW1W · Smith Square, SW1P · South East Wing Bush House, WC2B · St Clement’s Passage, WC2A · St Clements Lane, WC2A · St Giles House, WC2B · St Margarets Street, SW1P · St Vincents Centre, SW1P · St. Margaret Street, SW1P · Star Yard, WC2A · Stone Buildings, WC2A · Storeys Gate, SW1H · Storeys Gate, SW1P · Strand Lane, WC2R · Strand Underpass, WC2R · Strand, WC2A · Strand, WC2B · Strand, WC2N · Strand, WC2R · Surrey Street, WC2R · Tavistock Street, WC2B · Tavistock Street, WC2E · Temple Pier, WC2R · Temple Place, WC2R · The Arcade, WC2B · The Australia Centre, WC2B · The Edmund J. Safra Fountain Court, WC2R · The Queen’s Walk, WC2R · The Sanctuary, SW1P · The Strand, WC2N · The Strand, WC2R · The Terrace, SW1A · The Terrace, SW1P · Tothill Street, SW1H · Tufton Street, SW1P · Tweezer’s Alley, WC2R · Victoria Chambers, SW1P · Victoria Embankment Gardens, WC2N · Victoria Embankment, SE1 · Victoria Embankment, WC2N · Victoria Embankment, WC2R · Wellington Street, WC2E · Wellington Terrace, W2 · Westminster Central Hall, SW1H · Westminster Mansions, SW1P · Westminster Pier, SW1A · Whitehall Gardens, SW1A · Whitehall, SW1A · Wild Court, WC2B · Wild Street, WC2B ·


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