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Prince?s Yard is a street in Notting Hill.



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VIEW THE HOLLAND PARK AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE HOLLAND PARK AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE HOLLAND PARK AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE HOLLAND PARK AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE HOLLAND PARK AREA IN THE 1900s
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Holland Park

Holland Park is a district, an underground station (and indeed a park) in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Holland Park has a reputation as an affluent and fashionable area, known for attractive large Victorian townhouses, and high-class shopping and restaurants.

The district was rural until the 19th century. Most of it was formerly the grounds of a Jacobean mansion called Holland House. In the later decades of that century the owners of the house sold off the more outlying parts of its grounds for residential development, and the district which evolved took its name from the house. It also included some small areas around the fringes which had never been part of the grounds of Holland House, notably the Phillimore Estate and the Campden Hill Square area. In the late 19th century a number of notable artists (including Frederic Leighton, P.R.A. and Val Prinsep) and art collectors lived in the area. The group were collectively known as ’The Holland Park Circle’. Holland Park was in most part very comfortably upper middle class when originally developed and in recent decades has gone further upmarket.

Of the 19th-century residential developments of the area, one of the most architecturally interesting is The Royal Crescent designed in 1839. Clearly inspired by its older namesake in Bath, it differs from the Bath crescent in that it is not a true crescent at all but two quadrant terraces each terminated by a circular bow in the Regency style which rises as a tower, a feature which would not have been found in the earlier classically inspired architecture of the 18th century which the design of the crescent seeks to emulate. The design of the Royal Crescent by the planner Robert Cantwell in two halves was dictated by the location of the newly fashionable underground sewers rather than any consideration for architectural aesthetics.

Holland Park is now one of the most expensive residential districts in London.

Holland Park station, on the Central London Railway, opened on 30 July 1900. The station building was refurbished in the 1990s.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A seminal gig:   Once upon a time in 1979, Joy Division, OMD and A Certain Ratio were on the same bill - and all for £1.50.
Acklam Hall:   Acklam Hall became a community centre for the post-Westway Acklam Road
Acklam Road Adventure Playground:   Acklam Road Adventure Playground was created in the 1960s.
Addison Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
All Saints Church:   All Saints church was designed by the Victorian Gothic revival pioneer William White, who was also a mountaineer, Swedish gymnastics enthusiast and anti-shaving campaigner.
Aubrey House:   Aubrey House is a large 18th-century detached house with two acres of gardens in the Campden Hill area of Holland Park.
Avondale Park Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Avonmore Neighbourhood Family Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Avonmore Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Basing Street (SARM) Studios:   SARM Studios is a recording studio, established by Chris Blackwell, the founder of Island Records.
Blythe House:   Blythe House is a listed building located at 23 Blythe Road, West Kensington.
Cabaret Voltaire in Acklam Road:   Cabaret Voltaire played one of their classic early gigs under the flyover in Acklam Road.
Cadby Hall:   Cadby Hall was a major office and factory complex in Hammersmith, London which was the headquarters of pioneering catering company Joseph Lyons and Co. for almost a century.
Cape Nursery:   The Cape Nursery once lay along the south side of Shepherd’s Bush Green.
Chepstow House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Clare Gardens Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Colville Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Earl of Zetland:   A pub in the Potteries
Ecole Francaise de Londres Jacques Prevert:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Golborne Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Holland Park:   Holland Park is a district, an underground station (and indeed a park) in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Holland Park:   
I Was Lord Kitchener’s Valet:   I Was Lord Kitchener’s Valet was a clothing boutique which achieved fame in 1960s "Swinging London" by promoting antique military uniforms as fashion items.
Instituto Espanol Canada Blanch:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 19. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Kensington (Olympia):   Kensington (Olympia) station in West London is managed and served by London Overground and also served by London Underground.
Kensington Hippodrome:   The Kensington Hippodrome was a racecourse built in Notting Hill, London, in 1837, by entrepreneur John Whyte.
Kensington Park Hotel:   The KPH is a landmark pub on Ladbroke Grove.
Kensington Primary Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Kensington Wade:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Kingsmere School:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
La Petite Ecole Bilingue:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
La Scuola Italiana A Londra:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 14. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Ladbroke Square Garden:   Ladbroke Square communal garden lies in Notting Hill.
Luxurious sewers:   The effluent society
Mary Place Workhouse:   Notting Dale Workhouse stood on the site of what is now Avondale Park Gardens,
Masbro Brook Green Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Masbro Childrens Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Maxilla Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 5.
Norland Place School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
North Kensington Library:   North Kensington Library opened in 1891 and was described as one of London’s finest public libraries.
North Kensington:   North Kensington lies either side of Ladbroke Grove, W10.
Notting Dale:   From Pigs and bricks to Posh and Becks...
Notting Hill:   Notting Hill: A place whose fortunes have come, gone and come again...
Notting Hill in Bygone Days: Chenesitun and Knotting Barns:   Chapter 1 of the book "Notting Hill in Bygone Days" by Florence Gladstone (1924)
Notting Hill in Bygone Days: In the Eighteenth Century:   Chapter 3 of the book "Notting Hill in Bygone Days" by Florence Gladstone (1924)
Notting Hill Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 13.
Olympia:   Olympia is an exhibition centre, event space and conference centre in West Kensington, London, England.
Portobello Farm:   Portobello Farm House was approached along Turnpike Lane, sometimes referred to as Green’s Lane, a track leading from Kensington Gravel Pits towards a wooden bridge over the canal.
Portobello Green:   Portobello Green features a shopping arcade under the Westway along Thorpe Close, an open-air market under the canopy, and community gardens.
Sion Manning Roman Catholic Girls’ School:   Sion Manning Roman Catholic Girls’ School is in St Charles Square.
St Anne’s & Avondale Park Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
St Barnabas’ Church:   St Barnabas’ Church is a church in Kensington.
St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College:   St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College is a Roman Catholic sixth form college.
St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.
St Clement and St James CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St James Junior School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
St James Senior Girls’ School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
St John’s Hill:   St John’s Hill is the highest point in the area.
St John’s, Notting Hill:   St John’s Notting Hill is a Victorian Anglican church built in 1845 in Lansdowne Crescent, Notting Hill.
St Mary’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Peter’s Notting Hill:   St Peter’s Notting Hill is a Victorian Anglican church in Kensington Park Road, designed by architect Thomas Allom.
St. Joseph's Home:   St Joseph's dominated a part of Portobello Road up until the 1980s.
Tabernacle School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 18. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
The Apollo:   The Apollo pub was located at 18 All Saints Road, on the southeast corner of the Lancaster Road junction.
The Bedford family at 3 Acklam Road:   From the 19th century up until 1965, number 3 Acklam Road, near the Portobello Road junction, was occupied by the Bedford family.
The Brittania:   The Brittania was situated on the corner of Clarendon Road and Portland Road, W11.
The Cardinal Vaughan Memorial RC School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
The Crown:   The Crown was situated at 57 Princedale Road.
Thomas Jones Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Western Iron Works:   The Western Iron Works was the foundry business of James Bartle and Co.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Acklam Road protests:   Acklam Road was the centre of much action during the building of the Westway
Addison Road station:   Addison Road station, Kensington in the early 1900s.
Albert Hotel (1900s):   The Albert Hotel, on the corner of All Saints Road and Cornwall Road (now Westbourne Park Road).
Bangor Street:   2015
Bangor Street:   2015
Corner of Bangor and Sirdar Road:   2015
Graffiti along Acklam Road (1970s):   Acklam Road was the centre of much action during the building of the Westway
Kids in Acklam Road:   Acklam Road was the centre of much action during the building of the Westway
Political meeting (1920s):   Meeting in front of the Junction Arms situated where Tavistock Road, Crescent and Basing Road met.
Under westway (1977):   Acklam Road was the centre of much action during the building of the Westway


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbotsbury Close, W14 · Abbotsbury Road, W14 · Acklam Road, W10 · Addison Avenue, W11 · Addison Bridge Place, W14 · Addison Crescent, W14 · Addison Gardens, W14 · Addison Place, W11 · Addison Road, W14 · Alba Place, W11 · All Saints Road, W11 · Anley Road, W14 · Applegarth Road, W14 · Argyll Mansions, W14 · Arundel Gardens, W11 · Aubrey Road, W8 · Augustine Road, W14 · Auriol Road, W14 · Avondale Park Gardens, W11 · Avondale Park Road, W11 · Avonmore Place, W14 · Avonmore Road, W14 · Aynhoe Road, W14 · Bangor Street, W11 · Barons Keep, W14 · Bartle Road, W11 · Basing Street, W11 · Bassett Road, W10 · Beaconsfield Terrace Road, W14 · Beaconsfield Terrace, W14 · Beckford Close, W14 · Berghem Mews, W14 · Bishop King’s Road, W14 · Blagrove Road, W10 · Blechynden Mews, W11 · Blenheim Crescent, W11 · Blythe Mews, W14 · Blythe Road, W14 · Bolingbroke Road, W14 · Bomore Road, W11 · Boyne Terrace Mews, W11 · Bridge Close, W10 · Brook Green, W14 · Caithness Road, W14 · Cambridge Gardens, W10 · Camelford Walk, W11 · Carlton Mansions, W14 · Ceylon Road, W14 · Charecroft Way, W12 · Charecroft Way, W14 · Chesterton Road, W10 · Clarendon Cross, W11 · Clarendon Road, W11 · Clydesdale Road, W11 · Codrington Mews, W11 · Colville Gardens, W11 · Colville Houses, W11 · Colville Square, W11 · Colville Terrace, W11 · Colville Terrace, W11 · Convent Gardens, W11 · Cornwall Crescent, W11 · Dale Row, W11 · Darnley Terrace, W11 · Dewhurst Road, W14 · Dulford Street, W11 · Dunsany Road, W14 · Dunworth Mews, W11 · Earsby Street, W14 · Elgin Crescent, W11 · Elgin Mews, W11 · Elsham Road, W14 · Fairfax Place, W14 · Farley Court, W14 · Faroe Road, W14 · Fenelon Place, W14 · Fitz-George Avenue, W14 · Fitz-James Avenue, W14 · Fitzjames Avenue, W14 · Folly Mews, W11 · Fowell Street, W10 · Girdlers Road, W14 · Golden Mews, W11 · Gorham Place, W11 · Gorleston Street, W14 · Gratton Road, W14 · Grenfell Road, W11 · Grenfell Tower, W11 · Hammersmith Road, W14 · Hansard Mews, W12 · Hansard Mews, W14 · Hayden’s Place, W11 · Hayden’s Place, W11 · Hayden’s Place, W11 · Hazlitt Mews, W14 · Hazlitt Road, W14 · Hippodrome Mews, W11 · Hippodrome Place, W11 · Hofland Road, W14 · Holland Gardens, W14 · Holland House, W8 · Holland Park Avenue, W11 · Holland Park Gardens, W14 · Holland Park Ilchester Place, W8 · Holland Park Mews, W11 · Holland Park Road, W14 · Holland Park Road, W14 · Holland Park Roundabout, W12 · Holland Park Terrace, W11 · Holland Park, W11 · Holland Park, W11 · Holland Park, W11 · Holland Road, E13 · Holland Road, W11 · Holland Road, W14 · Holland Villas Road, W14 · Holland Walk, W11 · Holland Walk, W8 · Ilchester Place, W14 · Ilchester Place, W8 · Irving Road, W14 · Kenley Street, W11 · Kenley Walk, W11 · Kensington High Street, W14 · Kensington Park Gardens, W11 · Kensington Park Mews, W11 · Kensington Park Road, W11 · Kenton Court, W14 · Kingsdown Close, W10 · Ladbroke Crescent, W11 · Ladbroke Gardens, W11 · Ladbroke Grove, W11 · Ladbroke Road, W11 · Ladbroke Square, W11 · Ladbroke Walk, W11 · Lakeside Road, W14 · Lancaster Road, W11 · Lansdowne Crescent, W11 · Lansdowne Cresent, W11 · Lansdowne Mews, W11 · Lansdowne Rise, W11 · Lansdowne Road, W11 · Lansdowne Walk, W11 · Lisgar Terrace, W14 · Lonsdale Road, W11 · Lorne Gardens, W11 · Lower Addison Gardens, W14 · Maclise Road, W14 · Malton Mews, W10 · Malton Road, W10 · Mary Place, W11 · Masbro Road, W14 · Matheson Road, W14 · Maxilla Gardens, W10 · Maxilla Gardens, W10 · Mcgregor Road, W11 · Melbury Court, W14 · Melbury Court, W8 · Melbury Road, W14 · Millwood Street, W10 · Milson Road, W14 · Minford Gardens, W14 · Munden Street, W14 · Napier Place, W14 · Napier Road, W14 · Netherwood Road, W14 · Norburn Street, W10 · Norland Place, W11 · Norland Square, W11 · North End Crescent, W14 · North End Cresent, W14 · North End Parade, W14 · Oakwood Court, W14 · Olympia Way, W14 · Oxford Gardens, W10 · Oxford Gate, W14 · Park Close, W14 · Pembroke Road, W8 · Pembroke Studios, W8 · Penzance Place, W11 · Pinehurst Court, W11 · Portland Gate, SW7 · Portland Road, W11 · Portobello Road, W10 · Portobello Road, W11 · Pottery Lane, W11 · Powis Gardens, W11 · Prince?s Yard, W11 · Princedale Road, W11 · Princes Place, W11 · Queensdale Place, W11 · Queensdale Road, W11 · Queensdale Walk, W11 · Raddington Road, W10 · Radnor Terrace, W14 · Redan Street, W14 · Richmond Court, W14 · Richmond Way, W14 · Rillington Place, W11 · Rockley Road, W14 · Rosmead Road, W11 · Royal Crescent Mews, W11 · Royal Crescent, W11 · Runcorn Place, W11 · Russell Gardens Mews, W14 · Russell Gardens, W14 · Russell Road, W14 · Ruston Mews, W11 · Saint Anns Villas, W11 · Saint Charles Place, W10 · Saint Charles Square, W10 · Saint Josephs Close, W10 · Saint Lawrence Terrace, W10 · Saint Luke’s Road, W11 · Saint Lukes Mews, W11 · Saint Marks Place, W11 · Saint Marks Road, W10 · Saint Marks Road, W11 · Saint Mary Abbot’s Place, W8 · Saint Michaels Gardens, W10 · Silchester Road, W10 · Silvester Mews, W11 · Sinclair Gardens, W14 · Sinclair Road, W14 · Sirdar Road, W11 · Somerset Square, W14 · Souldern Road, W14 · Southcombe Street, W14 · Springvale Terrace, W14 · St Andrews Square, W11 · St Anns Villas, W11 · St Charles Place, W10 · St Charles Square, W10 · St James Gardens, W11 · St James’s Gardens, W11 · St James’s Gardens, W11 · St Lawrence Terrace, W10 · St Lukes Mews, W11 · St Luke’s Mews, W11 · St Luke’s Road, W11 · St Marks Close, SE10 · St Marks Road, W11 · St Mark’s Close, W11 · St Mark’s Place, W11 · St Mark’s Road, W10 · St Mary Abbots Place, W8 · St Mary Abbots Terrace, W14 · St. Columbs House, 9 - 39 Blagrove Road, W10 · St. Johns Gardens, W11 · St. John’s Gardens, W11 · St. Mark’s Road, W10 · St. Mark’s Road, W10 · St. Mark’s Road, W11 · St. Mary Abbot’s Place, W8 · Stable Yard Ilchester Place, W8 · Stanley Crescent, W11 · Stanley Gardens Mews, W11 · Stanley Gardens, W11 · Stanwick Road, W14 · Sterndale Road, W14 · Stoneleigh Place, W11 · Stonor Road, W14 · Strangways Terrace, W14 · Tavistock Crescent, W11 · Tavistock Mews, W11 · Tavistock Road, W11 · Testerton Walk, W11 · Thorpe Close, W10 · Treadgold Street, W11 · Upper Addison Gardens, W14 · Verity Close, W11 · Vernon Street, W14 · Vernon Yard, W11 · Walmer Road, W11 · Warwick Gardens, W14 · Warwick Road, W14 · Welbeck Court, W14 · Wesley Square, W11 · Westway, W10 · Westwick Gardens, W14 · Wilby Mews, W11 · Wilsham Street, W11 · Windsor Way, W14 · Woodsford Square, W14 ·
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Inner West London (1932) FREE DOWNLOAD
1930s map covering East Acton, Holland Park, Kensington, Notting Hill, Olympia, Shepherds Bush and Westbourne Park,
George Philip & Son, Ltd./London Geographical Society, 1932

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)

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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