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VIEW THE WHITE CITY AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE WHITE CITY AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE WHITE CITY AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE WHITE CITY AREA IN THE 1860s
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White City

White City was the place which defined the modern Marathon.

The area now called White City was level arable farmfields until 1908, when it was used as the site of the Franco-British Exhibition and the 1908 Summer Olympics. In 1909 the exhibition site hosted the Imperial International Exhibition and in 1910, the Japan-British Exhibition. The final two exhibitions to be held there were the Latin-British (1912) and the Anglo-American (1914), which was brought to a premature end by the outbreak of the First World War.

During this period it was known as the Great White City due to the white marble cladding used on the exhibition pavilions, and hence gave its name to this part of Shepherd's Bush.

The White City Stadium was demolished in 1985 to make way for the BBC White City building. Today, the 1908 Olympics are commemorated with a list of athletes inscribed on the side of the BBC Broadcast Centre Building, and the athletics finish line is marked in the paving outside the building.

The Marathon from these London Olympics played an important part in the development of the modern marathon race. In the early years of competitive international sport, the long distance marathon race did not have a standard set distance. The distance run at the first seven Olympics from 1896 to 1920 varied between 40km and 42.75 km. The starting point of the race at the 1908 Olympics was at Windsor Castle creating a distance of 26 miles 385 yards to the finishing line at White City stadium. In 1921 this was adopted as the standard distance.

To house the growing population of Shepherd's Bush, a five-storey housing estate was built in the late 1930s, which also took the name of the White City. Streets were named after countries that had featured in the exhibitions.

White City tune station was opened on 23 November 1947, replacing the earlier Wood Lane station. Its construction started after 1938 and had been scheduled for completion by 1940, but the Second World War delayed its opening for another seven years.

The architectural design of the station won an award at the Festival of Britain and a commemorative plaque recording this is attached to the building to the left of the main entrance.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Shepherd's Bush Market:   Shepherd’s Bush Market is a station on both the Hammersmith & City and Circle lines.
Shepherd's Bush Market:   Shepherd’s Bush Market is a street market located on the east side of the railway viaduct for the Hammersmith and City Tube line.
Shepherds Bush:   Shepherd's Bush is an area of west London in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.
White City:   White City was the place which defined the modern Marathon.
Wood Lane:   Although Wood Lane is on an Underground Line which has been in operation since 1864, the station is newer.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Franco-British Exhibition:   In 1908, the Franco-British Exhibition was constructed over a 140-acre site at White City in London.
Wood Lane (1914) :   Wood Lane - apparently London’s "go-to" station.
Wood Lane cottages (1890):   Old cottages in Wood Lane, c. 1890.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abdale Road, W12 · Ariel Way, W12 · Arminger Road, W12 · Australia Road, W12 · Bard Road, W10 · Bentworth Road, W12 · Bloemfontein Avenue, W12 · Bloemfontein Road, W12 · Bloemfontein Way, W12 · Bourbon Lane, W12 · Bulwer Street, W12 · Canada Way, W12 · Caxton Road, W12 · Charecroft Way, W12 · Charecroft Way, W14 · Commonwealth Avenue, W12 · Creighton Close, W12 · Depot Road, W12 · Dorando Close, W12 · East London City Health Authority, E1 · Ellerslie Road, W12 · Ethelden Road, W12 · Evesham Street, W11 · Freston Road, W10 · Frithville Gardens, W12 · Gainsborough Court, W12 · Galloway Road, W12 · Havelock Close, W12 · Hopgood Street, W12 · Hudson Close, W12 · Imre Close, W12 · India Way, W12 · Ingersoll Road, W12 · Joslings Close, W12 · Lawrence Close, W12 · Lime Grove, W12 · Loftus Road, W12 · Macfarlane Road, W12 · Mackenzie Close, W12 · Market Approach, W12 · Media Village, W5 · Millers Way, W6 · Pennard Road, W12 · Plimley Place, W12 · Relay Road, W12 · Rockley Court, W14 · Samuels Close, W6 · Shepherds Bush Green, W12 · Shepherds Bush Road, W12 · Silver Road, W12 · South Africa Road, W12 · Stanlake Road, W12 · Sterne Street, W12 · Tadmor Street, W12 · The Grampians, W6 · The Network, W12 · The Trail, W12 · Thorpebank Road, W12 · Tunis Road, W12 · Upper Road, W12 · West Cross Route, W11 · Westfield Way, W12 · White City Close, W12 · White City Road, W12 · Wood Lane, SM7 · Wood Lane, W12 ·


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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)

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.
John Rocque, The Strand, 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.
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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.
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London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
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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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