Whitcomb Street, WC2H

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Whitcomb Street - named after William Whitcomb, 17th century brewer and property developer.



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City lawyer launches boxing lessons for Parkinson's sufferers
A city lawyer has helped to launch therapeutic boxing lessons for people with Parkinson’s after the sport helped his own fight against the disease.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/city-lawyer-launches-boxing-lessons-for-parkinsons-sufferers-a3869726.html

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It’s going to be as hot as Spain
Britain will enjoy temperatures as hot as Spain with the mercury set to soar to a sizzling 30C (86F).

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16309136.its-going-to-be-as-hot-as-spain/?ref=rss

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Joshua Boadu murder: 'Wonderful, caring' apprentice engineer dies after family's 11-day vigil by his hospital bedside following Bermondsey stabbing
The family of London’s latest murder victim today paid tribute to a "wonderful, caring boy" as their 11-day vigil at his hospital bedside ended.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/joshua-boadu-wonderful-caring-apprentice-engineer-stabbed-in-bermondsey-dies-after-family-keep-11day-a3869676.html

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Fifa World Cup 2018 Group D guide: Argentina, Iceland, Croatia, Nigeria - table, predictions, betting tips/odds, draws, fixtures, teams, squads, results, permutations, TV channel, schedule
The so-called ’Group of Death’ for the 2018 World Cup will go down to the wire as Argentina, Nigeria and Iceland are all in with a chance of joining Croatia in the last 16.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/world-cup-2018-group-d-guide-argentina-iceland-croatia-nigeria-predictions-betting-tips-odds-tv-a3864701.html

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'Chauffeur collapses at wheel of car' and dies in Mayfair street as police swoop over poison fears
A man has died on the street in Mayfair after police swooped on one of London’s most exclusive areas amid fears he "may have been poisoned".

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/mayfair-street-on-lockdown-with-dozens-of-police-cars-and-ambulances-at-the-scene-a3869071.html

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Another Bromley man arrested after ’hundreds’ of attempted migrant smugglings

Another Bromley man has been arrested after hundreds of attempts were made to smuggle migrants into the UK.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16305725.migrant-smuggling-investigation-another-bromley-man-arrested/?ref=rss

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This morning update will give you the best start for your Friday
This morning update will give you the best start for your Friday

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16307630.this-morning-update-will-give-you-the-best-start-for-your-friday/?ref=rss

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Ex-TfL Tube announcer told he’d be deported in Home Office blunder


Franklin Azolukwam, 36, from north London, lost his job with bookmaker Betfred when he was seized by immigration officials last July and told the Home Office had no record record of him


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Revealed: London's high street hotspots blighted by toxic air
Extreme toxic air is blighting London’s most exclusive shopping destination and at least eight other blackspots in the city, according to figures published today.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/revealed-londons-high-street-hotspots-blighted-by-toxic-air-a3868741.html

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Thornton Heath man charged after knife allegedly held to baby’s throat during home raid
Two men have been charged by police after a knife was allegedly held to a baby’s throat when robbers "stormed" a house in Coventry.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16305374.Thornton_Heath_man_charged_after_knife_allegedly_held_to_baby__39_s_throat_during_home_raid/?ref=rss

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Poundland’s amusing response after Catford branch found selling Trump merchandise
Poundland’s amusing response after Catford branch found selling Trump merchandise

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16305792.Poundland_s_amusing_response_after_Catford_branch_found_selling_Trump_merchandise/?ref=rss

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Police find acid, two knives, axe and hammer in 'county lines' drugs raid
A terrifying haul of weapons was found when police swooped on an alleged County Lines drugs operation in east London early today.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/police-uncover-acid-two-knives-axe-and-hammer-in-county-lines-drugs-raid-a3749201.html

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Rebel MPs targeted with Westminster's 'dark arts' ahead of crunch Brexit vote
Rebel MPs were targeted with the "dark arts of Westminster" ahead of a crunch vote on whether Parliament gets a "meaningful" say on Brexit, a former minister claimed today.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/rebel-mps-targeted-with-westminsters-dark-arts-ahead-of-crunch-brexit-vote-a3867611.html

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Plans for electric charging points revised

Brent Council is set to adopt a new approach to electric car charging as it looks to improve the borough’s environment.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16300753.Plans_for_electric_charging_points_revised/?ref=rss

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Headteachers should ban pupils using mobile phones during the school day, says culture secretary
Headteachers should ban pupils using mobile phones during the school day, says culture secretary

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16301951.Headteachers_should_ban_pupils_using_mobile_phones_during_the_school_day__says_culture_secretary/?ref=rss

VIEW THE LEICESTER SQUARE 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 LEICESTER SQUARE 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 LEICESTER SQUARE 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 LEICESTER SQUARE 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 LEICESTER SQUARE AREA IN THE 1900s
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Leicester Square

Leicester Square, while indeed a square, is also the name for a tube station.

Leicester Square tube station, on the Northern and Piccadilly lines, is located on Charing Cross Road, a short distance to the east of Leicester Square itself.

On early Tube plans, the station was listed as Cranbourn Street, but the present name was used when the station was first opened by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway on 15 December 1906. Offices above the red terracotta station building on the east side of Charing Cross Road - designed by Leslie Green - was in its early years also occupied by the publishers of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack and an image of cricket stumps appears above a doorway. On all four platforms, film sprockets are painted down the entire length and on the top and bottom of the display area (blue on the Piccadilly line platforms, and black on the Northern line platforms), due to the four premiere cinemas in Leicester Square. The station is featured briefly during the introductory video sequence of the sixth Harry Potter film.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
De Hems:   De Hems has become a base for London’s Dutch community, serving bitterballen and frikandellen.
Garrick Yard:   Garrick Yard, together with the more familiar Garrick Street to the northeast of here, both took their names from the Garrick Club which commemorates the famous 18th century actor, David Garrick.
Hospital Home and Education Units co St Mary’s Hospitial Tuition Unit:   Miscellaneous
Leicester Square:   Leicester Square, while indeed a square, is also the name for a tube station.
Les Cousins:   Les Cousins was a folk and blues club in the basement of a restaurant in Greek Street.
London Hippodrome:   The Hippodrome is a building on the corner of Cranbourn Street and Charing Cross Road.
L’Escargot:   L’Escargot is one of London’s oldest restaurants.
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: 2 November:   Ally Pally’s TV role started on 2 November
Piccadilly Circus:   Piccadilly Circus was built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with the major shopping street of Piccadilly. The circus lost its circular form in 1886 with the construction of Shaftesbury Avenue.
Piccadilly Theatre:   The Piccadilly Theatre is an Art Deco masterpiece in the West End.
Royal Society:   The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine.
Royal Society:   The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine.
Soho:   Soho is a world-famous area of the City of Westminster and part of the West End of London.
Soho Parish CofE Primary School:   Soho Parish Church of England School is a voluntary-aided primary which accepts pupils between the ages of 4 and 11.
St James’s:   St James’s is an exclusive area in the West End of London.
West End Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Wyld’s Great Globe:   Wyld’s Great Globe was an attraction situated in Leicester Square between 1851 and 1862.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Buses outside the National Gallery:   Buses outside the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square (1927).


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adelaide Street, WC2N · Agar Street, WC2N · Archer Street, W1D · Archway Mall, N19 · Babmaes Street, SW1Y · Bateman Street, W1D · Batemans Buildings, W1D · Bear Street, WC2H · Bedforbury, WC2N · Bedfordbury, WC2N · Berwick Road, W1F · Berwick Street, W1F · Bourchier Street, W1D · Brewer Street, W1D · Brewer Street, W1F · Brydges Place, WC2N · Cambridge Circus, WC2H · Carlton Gardens, SW1Y · Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y · Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y · Cecil Court, WC2N · Chandos Place, WC2N · Chapone Place, W1D · Charing Cross Mansions, WC2H · Charing Cross Road, WC2H · Charing Cross, SW1A · Charles Ii Street, SW1Y · Ching Court, WC2H · Cockspur Street, SW1Y · Coventry Street, W1D · Cranbourn Street, WC2H · Dansey Place, W1D · Dean Street, W1D · Denman Street, W1D · Duck Lane, W1F · Duke Street, SW1Y · Duncannon Street, WC2N · Eagle Place, SW1Y · Earlham Street, WC2H · Excel Court, WC2H · Flaxman Court, W1F · Frith Street, W1D · Garrick Street, WC2E · Germyn Street, SW1Y · Gerrard Place, W1D · Gerrard Street, W1D · Great Newport Street, WC2H · Great Scotland Yard, SW1A · Great Windmill Street, W1F · Greek Court, WC2H · Greek Street, W1D · Greens Court, W1F · Ham Yard, W1D · Haymarket, SW1Y · Hobhouse Court, WC2H · Hop Gardens, WC2N · Hopkins Street, W1F · Horse and Dolphin Yard, W1D · Horse Guards Parade, SW1A · Ingestre Court, W1F · Ingestre Place, W1F · Irving Street, WC2H · Jermyn Street, SW1Y · Kemp’s Court, W1F · Kinnaird House, SW1Y · Leicester Place, WC2H · Leicester Square, WC2H · Leicester Street, WC2H · Lexington Street, W1F · Lisle Street, WC2H · Litchfield Street, WC2H · Little Newport Street, WC2H · Livonia Street, W1F · London Pavilion, W1J · Lower Regent Street, SW1Y · Macclesfield Street, W1D · May’s Court, WC2N · Meard Street, W1F · Mercer Street, WC2H · Monmouth Street, WC2H · Moor Street, W1D · Neals Yard, WC2H · New Row, WC2N · New Zealand House, SW1Y · Newport Court, WC2H · Newport Place, W1D · Norris Street, SW1Y · Northumberland Avenue, SW1A · Northumberland Street, WC2N · Old Compton Street, W1D · Orange Street, SW1Y · Orange Street, WC2H · Oxendon Street, W1D · Pall Mall East, SW1Y · Pall Mall, SW1Y · Panton Street, W1D · Peter Street, W1F · Phoenix Street, WC2H · Piccadilly Circus, W1B · Piccadilly Circus, W1J · Richmond Buildings, W1D · Richmond Mews, W1D · Romilly Street, W1D · Rose Street, WC2E · Royal Opera Arcade, SW1Y · Royalty Mews, W1D · Rupert Court, W1D · Rupert Street, W1D · Saint James’s Square, SW1Y · Saint Martin’s Lane, WC2N · Saint Martin’s Court, WC2H · Saint Martin’s Place, WC2N · Seven Dials Court, WC2H · Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D · Sherwood Street, W1F · Silver Place, W1F · Smiths Court, W1D · Spring Gardens, SW1A · St Albans Street, SW1Y · St Anne’s Court, W1F · St James Square, SW1Y · St Jamess Chambers, SW1Y · St Jamess Market, SW1Y · St Jamess Park, SW1A · St Martins Court, WC2N · St Martins Lane, WC2H · St Martins Lane, WC2N · St Martins Place, WC2H · St Martins Place, WC2N · St Martins Street, WC2H · Stacey Street, WC2H · Suffolk Place, SE2 · Suffolk Place, SW1Y · Suffolk Street, SW1Y · The Gallery, E20 · The London Pavillion, W1J · The National Gallery, WC2N · Thomas Neal Centre, WC2H · Tisbury Court, W1D · Tower Court, WC2H · Tower Street, WC2H · Townsend House, W1D · Trafalgar Square, SW1Y · Upper Saint Martin’s Lane, WC2H · Upper St Martin’s Lane, WC2H · Upper St Martins Lane, WC2H · Walker’s Court, W1F · Walkers Court, W1F · Wardour Mews, W1F · Wardour Street, W1D · Wardour Street, W1F · Warwick House Street, SW1Y · Waterloo Place, SW1Y · Wedgewood Mews, W1D · Wedgwood Mews, W1D · West Street, WC2H · Whitcomb Street, WC2H · Whitehall Gardens, SW1A · Whitehall, SW1A · Wilder Walk, W1B · William IV Street, WC2N · Winnett Street, W1D ·

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Central London, north west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, north west.
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.
G. F. Cruchley

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.
John Cary

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 (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.
London Transport

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.
London Transport

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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