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William Street (1900s)

Kenley Street, W11 was originally William Street before it disappeared.

Avondale Park, directly to the north of William Street (Kenley Street) was opened in 1892 and known by the locals as the ‘Rec’. It housed a flower garden, a playground area for children and a bandstand with a public Mortuary Chapel.

In 1900, an act of the Kensington Borough Council purchased part of William Street. Houses for use as workmen’s flats and dwellings went up. District Nurses had a home erected in the same street for their use.

Five streets known as the ‘Special Area’ were Bangor Street, Crescent Street, St Clement’s Road, St Katherine’s Road and William Street. This area differed very little from the Potteries in terms of health and well being. But the ‘Special Area’ was especially overcrowded with a large number of pubs.

Lodging houses accommodated over 700 people, each paying about fourpence or sixpence a night. Houses for ‘ladies of the night’ were open from the evening till around mid morning, at a charge of roughly a shilling a night.

A few decades after World War 2, the area was completely redeveloped. A modern path follows the original line of Kenley Street.

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Notting Hill

Notting Hill: A place whose fortunes have come, gone and come again...

Notting Hill is a cosmopolitan district known as the location for the annual Notting Hill Carnival, and for being home to the Portobello Road Market.

The word Notting might originate from a Saxon called Cnotta with the =ing part indicating "the place inhibited by the people of" - i.e. where Cnotta’s tribe lived. There was a farm called variously "Knotting-Bernes,", "Knutting-Barnes" or "Nutting-barns" and this name was transferred to the hill above it.

The area remained rural until the westward expansion of London reached Bayswater in the early 19th century. The main landowner in Notting Hill was the Ladbroke family, and from the 1820s James Weller Ladbroke began to undertake the development of the Ladbroke Estate. Working with the architect and surveyor Thomas Allason, Ladbroke began to lay out streets and houses, with a view to turning the area into a fashionable suburb of the capital (although the development did not get seriously under way until the 1840s). Many of these streets bear the Ladbroke name, including Ladbroke Grove, the main north-south axis of the area, and Ladbroke Square, the largest private garden square in London.

The original idea was to call the district Kensington Park, and other roads (notably Kensington Park Road and Kensington Park Gardens) are reminders of this. The local telephone prefix 7727 (originally 727) is based on the old telephone exchange name of PARk.

The reputation of the district altered over the course of the 20th century. As middle class households ceased to employ servants, the large Notting Hill houses lost their market and were increasingly split into multiple occupation.

For much of the 20th century the large houses were subdivided into multi-occupancy rentals. Caribbean immigrants were drawn to the area in the 1950s, partly because of the cheap rents, but were exploited by slum landlords like Peter Rachman, and also became the target of white racist Teddy Boys in the 1958 Notting Hill race riots.

Notting Hill was slowly gentrified from the 1980s onwards now has a contemporary reputation as an affluent and fashionable area; known for attractive terraces of large Victorian townhouses, and high-end shopping and restaurants (particularly around Westbourne Grove and Clarendon Cross).

A Daily Telegraph article in 2004 used the phrase the ’Notting Hill Set’ to refer to a group of emerging Conservative politicians, such as David Cameron and George Osborne, who were once based in Notting Hill.

Since it was first developed in the 1830s, Notting Hill has had an association with artists and ’alternative’ culture.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Earl of Zetland:   A pub in the Potteries
Kenilworth Castle:   The Kenilworth Castle was a post-war pub in Notting Dale.
Latimer Road:   A station not named after the road it stands on
Luxurious sewers:   The effluent society
Mary Place Workhouse:   Notting Dale Workhouse stood on the site of what is now Avondale Park Gardens,
Notting Dale:   From Pigs and bricks to Posh and Becks...
The Brittania:   The Brittania was situated on the corner of Clarendon Road and Portland Road, W11.
The Crown:   The Crown was situated at 57 Princedale Road.
Western Iron Works:   The Western Iron Works was the foundry business of James Bartle and Co.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Bangor Street:   2015
Bangor Street:   2015
Corner of Bangor and Sirdar Road:   2015
Ridler's Tyre Yard:   Ridler's Tyres was situated in a part of Blechynden Street which no longer exists


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Addison Avenue, W11 · Addison Place, W11 · Aldermaston Street, W10 · Ansleigh Place, W11 · Avondale Park Gardens, W11 · Avondale Park Road, W11 · Bangor Street, W11 · Bard Road, W10 · Bartle Road, W11 · Blechynden Mews, W11 · Blechynden Street, W10 · Bomore Road, W11 · Bramley Mews, W10 · Bramley Road, W10 · Bramley Road, W11 · Bramley Street, W10 · Bridge Close, W10 · Camelford Walk, W11 · Carlton Mansions, W14 · Charlotte Mews, W10 · Clarendon Cross, W11 · Clarendon Road, W11 · Clarendon Works, W11 · Crowthorne Road, W10 · Darfield Way, W10 · Darnley Terrace, W11 · Dulford Street, W11 · East Mews, W10 · Elgin Crescent, W11 · Fowell Street, W10 · Freston Road, W10 · Freston Road, W11 · Gorham Place, W11 · Grenfell Road, W11 · Grenfell Tower, W11 · Grenfell Walk, W11 · Hippodrome Mews, W11 · Hippodrome Place, W11 · Holland Park Avenue, W11 · Holland Park Gardens, W14 · Holland Park Terrace, W11 · Hunt Close, W11 · Kenley Walk, W11 · Kingsdale Gardens, W11 · Kingsdown Close, W10 · Ladbroke Crescent, W11 · Lansdowne Crescent, W11 · Lansdowne Cresent, W11 · Lansdowne Rise, W11 · Lansdowne Road, W11 · Latimer Mews, W10 · Latimer Road, W10 · Lockton Street, W10 · Malton Road, W10 · Martin Street, W10 · Mary Place, W11 · Maxilla Gardens, W10 · Maxilla Gardens, W10 · Mortimer Square, W11 · Norland Place, W11 · Norland Road, W11 · Norland Square, W11 · Penzance Place, W11 · Portland Road, W11 · Pottery Lane, W11 · Prince?s Yard, W11 · Princedale Road, W11 · Princes Place, W11 · Queensdale Crescent, W11 · Queensdale Place, W11 · Queensdale Road, W11 · Queensdale Walk, W11 · Railway Arches, W10 · Rillington Place, W11 · Rosmead Road, W11 · Royal Crescent Mews, W11 · Royal Crescent, W11 · Royal Cresent Mews, W11 · Runcorn Place, W11 · Ruston Mews, W11 · Shalfleet Drive, W10 · Silchester Mews, W10 · Silchester Road, W10 · Silchester Terrace, W10 · Sirdar Road, W11 · St Andrews Square, W11 · St Anns Road, W11 · St Anns Villas, W11 · St James Gardens, W11 · St James’s Gardens, W11 · St Marks Road, W11 · St Mark’s Close, W11 · St. Anns Road, W11 · St. Mark’s Road, W11 · Stable Way, W10 · Station Walk, W10 · Station Walk, W11 · Stoneleigh Place, W11 · Stoneleigh Street, W11 · Swanscombe House, W11 · Swanscombe Road, W11 · Testerton Walk, W11 · Treadgold Street, W11 · Trinity Mews, W10 · Verity Close, W11 · Walmer Road, W11 · Waynflete Square, W10 · Waynflete Square, W10 · Wesley Square, W11 · West Cross Route, W10 · Whitchurch Road, W11 · Wilsham Street, W11 · Wilsham Street, W11 ·


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Central London, north west.
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John Rocque Map of Ealing and Acton (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 covers an area from Greenford in the northwest to Hammersmith in the southeast.
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London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
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