Hillside Close, NW6

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Hillside Close is one of the streets of London in the NW6 postal area.

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It is a cul-de-sac off of Carlton Hill.

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The suspected killer of a teenage girl whose body was found in a fridge was arrested in Dover as he tried to leave the country.

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Arsenal fans may not see the best of club record signing Alexandre Lacazette for months, says Robert Pires.

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Hundreds pay tribute to mother and daughter who died in Grenfell fire
Methodist church minister says Mary Mendy and daughter Khadija Saye represented life and soul of the communityHundreds of people have packed into a church in the shadow of Grenfell Tower to pay tribute to a mother and daughter who died in last month’s catastrophic fire.Family and friends wore white, with some in traditional West African dress, for Mary Mendy’s funeral and a memorial service on Friday for 24-year-old Khadija Saye, who was buried on 28 June. Continue reading...

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd today urged business owners to help tackle the 'scourge' of acid attacks after an Evening Standard investigation revealed how industrial-strength chemicals used to maim victims can be easily obtained with no questions asked.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/exposed-how-easily-acid-can-be-bought-in-londons-shops-with-no-questions-asked-a3592451.html
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Industrial strength acid is being sold without question barely half a mile from one of the most recent attacks, the Standard's investigation reveals today.

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Two violent robbers from Croydon and Mitcham have been jailed for a total of 14 years
Two violent robbers from Mitcham and Croydon have been jailed after attacking the guards of a cash in transit vehicle, and robbing the cash.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15427309.Two_violent_robbers_from_Croydon_and_Mitcham_have_been_jailed_for_a_total_of_14_years/?ref=rss
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https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jul/21/temporary-school-built-pupils-academy-grenfell-tower
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World Para-athletics Championships: Ed Warner wants event to stay in London
The boss of this year’s World Para-athletics Championships wants the event to make an immediate return to London in 2019.

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Andrea Leadsom mocked after calling Jane Austen 'one of our greatest living authors' in House of Commons
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Armed robber who targeted Lewisham bookies jailed for 10 years
An armed robber who targeted Lewisham bookmakers has been jailed for 10 years.

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Kensington and Chelsea’s Kim Taylor-Smith claims he did not know of warnings despite being on housing committeeThe new deputy leader of Kensington and Chelsea council has said he was unaware of residents’ repeated warnings about fire safety at Grenfell Tower, despite being a member of the housing scrutiny committee for more than a year.Kim Taylor-Smith was elected to the post at a stormy meeting of the council on Wednesday night, in which he and the new leader, Elizabeth Campbell, were repeatedly booed and heckled by Grenfell survivors calling for their resignations. Continue reading...

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St John's Wood

St John's Wood is an affluent district, north west of Regent's Park.

St John’s Wood was once part of the Great Forest of Middlesex. The name derives from its mediaeval owners, the Knights of the Order of St John of Jerusalem (Knights Hospitallers), an Augustinian order, which took over the land from the Knights Templar in 1323. After the Reformation and the Dissolution of monastic orders, St John’s Wood became Crown land, and Henry VIII established Royal Hunting Grounds in what became known as Marylebone Park, to the north of which lay St John’s Wood. Apart from short periods during the reign of Mary Tudor and Cromwell’s Protectorate, the area known as The St John’s Wood Estate remained Crown land until 1688.

Until the end of the eighteenth century, the area remained in agricultural use.

St John's Wood was developed from the early 19th century onwards. It was one of the first London suburbs to be developed with a large amount of low density 'villa' housing, as opposed to the terraced housing which was the norm in London up to the 19th century, even in expensive districts. Parts of St John's Wood have been rebuilt at a higher density, but it remains a highly desirable residential district, and one of the most expensive areas of London.

St John's Wood is the location of Lord's Cricket Ground, home of Middlesex County Cricket Club and the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), and original headquarters of the sport. It is also famous for Abbey Road Studios and the street Abbey Road, where The Beatles recorded, notably the Abbey Road album, the cover of which features the band crossing the road. Sir Paul McCartney has owned a property in the area since the 1960s and is regularly seen strolling along St John's Wood High Street.

The Rolling Stones referenced St John's Wood in their song Play With Fire. Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones lived on Carlton Hill, at the northern edge of St John's Wood, in the 1960s.

St John’s Wood station was opened on 20 November 1939 on a new section of deep-level tunnel constructed between Baker Street and Finchley Road when the Metropolitan Line's services on its Stanmore branch were transferred to the Bakerloo Line. It was transferred along with the rest of the Stanmore branch to the Jubilee Line when it opened in 1979.
With the opening of St John's Wood station, two nearby stations on the Metropolitan Line were closed. These were Lord's (which had originally been opened in 1868 as St John's Wood Road) and Marlborough Road.

The station building is located on the corner of Acacia Road and Finchley Road. The station is the nearest one to Lord's Cricket Ground and Abbey Road Studios. For this reason Beatles memorabilia are sold at the station.

The platform design remains the same as when opened in 1939, and was designed by Harold Stabler.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Kilburn Bridge:   Kilburn Bridge once marked the spot where the Edgware Road crossed the River Westbourne.
Kilburn Bridge Farm:   Kilburn Bridge Farm stood beside Watling Street until the late 1830s.
Kilburn Park Farm:   Kilburn Park Farm was situated almost opposite the Red Lion along the Edgware Road.
Kilburn Wells:   Kilburn Wells. a medicinal spring, existed between 1714 and the 1860s.
Maida Vale:   Maida Vale took its name from a public house named after John Stuart, Count of Maida, which opened on the Edgware Road soon after the Battle of Maida, 1806.
Red Lion:   The Red Lion was situated at 34 Kilburn High Road.
St John's Wood:   St John's Wood is an affluent district, north west of Regent's Park.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Road, NW8 · Abercorn Place, W9 · Abercorn Walk, NW8 · Andover Place, NW6 · Andover Place, W9 · Aubrey Place, NW8 · Belgrave Gardens, NW8 · Blenheim Terrace, NW8 · Bolton Road, NW8 · Carlton Hill, NW8 · Carlton Vale, W9 · Clifton Hill, NW8 · Dibdin House, W9 · Elgin Mews South, W9 · Goldsmith Place, NW6 · Greville Mews, NW6 · Greville Place, NW6 · Greville Place, W9 · Greville Road, NW6 · Helmsdale House, NW6 · Hermit Place, NW6 · Hillside Close, NW6 · Hillside Close, W9 · Kilburn High Road, NW6 · Kilburn Park Road, W9 · Kilburn Priory, NW6 · Kilburn Priory, NW8 · Kilburn Square, NW6 · Kilburn Vale, NW6 · Lanark Mews, W9 · Lanark Road, W9 · Langtry Road, NW8 · Langtry Walk, NW8 · Maida Vale, W9 · Maple Mews, NW6 · Mortimer Crescent, NW6 · Mortimer Crescent, NW6 · Mortimer Place, NW6 · Plaza Parade, NW6 · Randolph Gardens, NW6 · Regents Plaza, NW6 · Ryder’s Terrace, NW8 · Springfield Lane, NW6 · Springfield Walk, NW6 · The Lane, NW8 · Tollgate Gardens, NW6 · Torridon House, NW6 · Wellesley Court, W9 ·


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