Shepherds Bush Road, W12

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Shepherds Bush Road is a road in the W12 postcode area



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Richard Cooper
Richard Cooper   
Added: 12 Jul 2018 19:29 GMT   
IP: 86.154.16.3
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Post by Richard Cooper: Caithness Road, W14

I was in a wine bar at the Brook Street end of South Molton Lane yesterday and they displayed a large triptech map of central and west London - updated. From the names of the tube stations it must have been around 1870. Anyway, Brook Green was undeveloped, had a road running through it and a number of the road names have changed since. Caithness Road was called Masbro road (which still exists north of Blythe Road).

Frank Dawson
Frank Dawson   
Added: 17 Jun 2018 10:18 GMT   
IP: 2.102.14.169
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Post by Frank Dawson: Saint Marks Place, W11

My mum was the housekeeper for the vicar of St Marks Church which was in St Marks Place Notting Hill from 1961 until 1963. The vicarage was around the corner in Blenheim Ces. I can?t find any old photographs of the church

The Green family
The Green family   
Added: 17 Jun 2018 08:43 GMT   
IP: 82.23.32.120
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Post by The Green family: Rackham Street, W10

We lived at no 6 Rackham street until we were bombed out during the war.My father was Thomas Green and mother Hilda(Hall). It had a sweet shop and a Catholic church at the end of the road.

Ian Gammons
Ian Gammons   
Added: 3 Apr 2018 08:08 GMT   
IP: 81.131.100.203
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Post by Ian Gammons: Pamber Street, W10

Born in Pamber Street but moved to Harlow, Essex in 1958 when I was three years old. The air wasn?t clean in London and we had to move to cleaner air in Harlow - a new town with very clean air!


Vallie Webster
Vallie Webster   
Added: 16 Mar 2018 03:39 GMT   
IP: 142.114.172.35
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Post by Vallie Webster: Tunis Road, W12

I visited my grandmother who lived on Tunis Road from Canada in approximately 1967-68. I remember the Rag and Bone man who came down the road with a horse and milk delivered to the door with cream on the top. I also remember having to use an outhouse in the back of the row house. No indoor plumbing. We had to have a bath in a big metal tub (like a horse trough) in the middle of the kitchen filled with boiled water on the stove. Very different from Canada. My moms madin name was Hardcastle. Interesting to see the maps. Google maps also brings the world closer.


Norman Norrington
Norman Norrington   
Added: 19 Jan 2018 14:49 GMT   
IP: 90.194.159.199
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Post by Norman Norrington: Blechynden Street, W10

In the photo of Blechynden St on the right hand side the young man in the doorway could be me. That is the doorway of 40 Blechynden St.

I lived there with My Mum Eileen and Dad Bert and Brothers Ron & Peter. I was Born in Du Cane Rd Hosp. Now Hammersmith Hosp.

Left there with my Wife Margaret and Daughter Helen and moved to Stevenage. Mum and Dad are sadly gone.

I now live on my own in Bedfordshire, Ron in Willesden and Pete in Hayling Island.

Have many happy memories of the area and go back 3/4 times a year now 75 but it pulls back me still.

Mary Harris
Mary Harris   
Added: 19 Dec 2017 17:12 GMT   
IP: 217.63.194.106
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Post by Mary Harris: 31 Princedale Road, W11

John and I were married in 1960 and we bought, or rather acquired a mortgage on 31 Princedale Road in 1961 for £5,760 plus another two thousand for updating plumbing and wiring, and installing central heating, a condition of our mortgage. It was the top of what we could afford.

We chose the neighbourhood by putting a compass point on John’s office in the City and drawing a reasonable travelling circle round it because we didn’t want him to commute. I had recently returned from university in Nigeria, where I was the only white undergraduate and where I had read a lot of African history in addition to the subject I was studying, and John was still recovering from being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese in the Far East in WW2. This is why we rejected advice from all sorts of people not to move into an area where there had so recently bee

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David Jones-Parry
David Jones-Parry   
Added: 3 Oct 2017 13:29 GMT   
IP: 81.156.41.30
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Post by David Jones-Parry: Tavistock Crescent, W11

I was born n bred at 25 Mc Gregor Rd in 1938 and lived there until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957. It was a very interesting time what with air raid shelters,bombed houses,water tanks all sorts of areas for little boys to collect scrap and sell them on.no questions asked.A very happy boyhood ,from there we could visit most areas of London by bus and tube and we did.

Debbie hobbs
Debbie hobbs    
Added: 19 Sep 2017 09:08 GMT   
IP: 92.40.89.28
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Post by Debbie hobbs : Raymede Street, W10

I SUPPLIED THE PICTURE ABOVE GIVEN TO TOM VAGUE TO PASS ON... ITS DATE IS C1906 ..IN THE DISTANCE IS RACKHAM STREET WITH ITS MISSION HALL, HEWER STREET TO THE RIGHT

Susan Wright
Susan Wright   
Added: 16 Sep 2017 22:42 GMT   
IP: 120.154.67.244
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Post by Susan Wright: Bramley Mews, W10

My Great Grandmother Ada Crowe was born in 9 Bramley Mews in 1876.

David Jones-Parry
David Jones-Parry   
Added: 7 Sep 2017 12:13 GMT   
IP: 86.152.78.135
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Post by David Jones-Parry: Mcgregor Road, W11

I lived at 25 Mc Gregor Rd from 1938 my birth until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957.Our house sided onto Ridgeways Laundry All Saints Rd. I had a happy boyhood living there

LDNnews
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Added: 15 Jul 2018 21:40 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Barons Court
Felipe Anderson: West Ham sign Lazio midfielder for club record fee
Felipe Anderson: West Ham sign Lazio midfielder for club record fee

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44810938

LDNnews
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Added: 15 Jul 2018 01:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Shepherds Bush

Jeremy Corbyn joins 250,000 anti-Trump protestors as they take over central London


More than 100,000 demonstrators have flooded the streets to protest against Donald Trump’s presidential visit. Police are urging people to stay away from Trafalgar Square.


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LDNnews
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Post by LDNnews: Barons Court
Reality Check: is London’s murder rate still higher than New York’s?
London’s murder rate overtook New York’s in February, Reality Check asks if that’s still the case.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-44807271

LDNnews
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Post by LDNnews: Barons Court
Man who urged Prince George attack given life sentence
Husnain Rashid also posted messages threatening people travelling to the World Cup in Russia.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lancashire-44825047

LDNnews
LDNnews   
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Post by LDNnews: Shepherds Bush
’Preposterous’: Khan hits back at Trump over crime and terrorism
’Preposterous’: Khan hits back at Trump over crime and terrorism

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/jul/13/sadiq-khan-preposterous-hits-back-at-trump-over-and-terrorism

VIEW THE SHEPHERDS BUSH AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE SHEPHERDS BUSH AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE SHEPHERDS BUSH AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE SHEPHERDS BUSH AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE SHEPHERDS BUSH AREA IN THE 1900s
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Shepherds Bush

Shepherd's Bush is an area of west London in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.

Although it is primarily residential in character, its focus is the shopping area of Shepherd's Bush Green, with the Westfield shopping centre lying a short distance to the north. The main thoroughfares are Uxbridge Road, Goldhawk Road and Askew Road, all containing a large number of small and mostly independent shops, pubs and restaurants. The Loftus Road football stadium in Shepherd's Bush is home to Queens Park Rangers F.C.. In 2011, the population of the area was 39,724.

The district is bounded by Hammersmith to the south, Holland Park and Notting Hill to the east, Harlesden to the north and by Acton and Chiswick to the west. White City forms the northern part of Shepherd's Bush. Shepherd's Bush comprises the Shepherd's Bush Green, Askew, and White City wards.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Addison Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Ark Swift Primary Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Beaumont Arms:   The former Beaumont Arms at 170 Uxbridge Road has been known by later names such as "Edwards" and "The Defectors Weld".
Blue Peter Garden:   The original garden, adjacent to Television Centre, was designed by Percy Thrower in 1974.
Bute House Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Cape Nursery:   The Cape Nursery once lay along the south side of Shepherd’s Bush Green.
Ecole Francaise de Londres Jacques Prevert:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Goldhawk Road:   Goldhawk Road station lies on the Hammersmith & City and Circle lines.
Hammersmith:   Hammersmith is a district in west London, England, in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, approximately five miles (eight kilometres) west of Charing Cross on the north bank of the River Thames.
Jack Tizard School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 19.
Kenilworth Castle:   The Kenilworth Castle was a post-war pub in Notting Dale.
Larmenier & Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Latimer AP Academy:   Academy alternative provision converter which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 18.
Latimer Road:   A station not named after the road it stands on
Lena Gardens Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Loftus Road stadium:   Loftus Road Stadium is a football stadium in Shepherd’s Bush and home to Queens Park Rangers.
Masbro Brook Green Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Masbro Childrens Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Maxilla Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Miles Coverdale Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
PPP Community School:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 13 and 17.
Sacred Heart High School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
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.
Shepherds Bush Families Project and children’s centre:   This is a children’s centre.
St Mary’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Paul’s Church of England Primary School, Walworth:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Paul’s Girls’ School:   St Paul’s Girls’ School is an independent school which accepts students between the ages of 10 and 19.
St Stephen’s CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Distillers Arms:   The Distillers Arms marks the boundary between Hammersmith and Fulham.
White City:   White City was the place which defined the modern Marathon.
William Morris Sixth Form:   Community school (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 19.
Wood Lane:   Although Wood Lane is on an Underground Line which has been in operation since 1864, the station is newer.
Young Dancers Academy:   The Young Dancers Academy is an independent vocational school specialising in classical ballet which accepts students between the ages of 10 and 16.


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.
Ridler's Tyre Yard:   Ridler's Tyres was situated in a part of Blechynden Street which no longer exists
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 · Addison Gardens, W14 · Adie Road, W6 · Agate Road, W6 · Aldermaston Street, W10 · Aldine Street, W12 · Amor Road, W6 · Anley Road, W14 · Ansleigh Place, W11 · Applegarth Road, W14 · Ariel Way, W12 · Ashcroft Square, W6 · Astrop Terrace, W6 · Augustine Road, W14 · Augustus Close, W12 · Aynhoe Road, W14 · Bamborough Gardens, W12 · Barb Mews, W6 · Bard Road, W10 · Batman Close, W12 · Batoum Gardens, W6 · Beadon Road, W6 · Beauclerc Road, W6 · Berghem Mews, W14 · Biscay Road, W6 · Black’s Road, W6 · Blacks Road, W6 · Blechynden Street, W10 · Blythe Mews, W14 · Blythe Road, W14 · Bolingbroke Road, W14 · Bourbon Lane, W12 · Brackenbury Gardens, W6 · Bramley Mews, W10 · Bramley Road, W10 · Bramley Road, W11 · Bramley Street, W10 · Bridge Avenue, W6 · Bridge View, W6 · Broadway Chambers, W6 · Broadway Shopping Centre, W6 · Brook Green, W14 · Brook Green, W6 · Bulwer Street, W12 · Bute Gardens, W6 · Butterwick, W6 · Caithness Road, W14 · Calverley Street, W10 · Cambridge Court, W6 · Caxton Road, W12 · Chalk Hill Road, W6 · Chalkhill Road, W6 · Charecroft Way, W12 · Charecroft Way, W14 · Charlotte Mews, W10 · Colet Gardens, W14 · Coningham Road, W12 · Coverdale Road, W12 · Cromwell Grove, W6 · Crowthorne Road, W10 · Darfield Way, W10 · Darfield Way, W10 · Depot Road, W12 · Devonport Road, W12 · Dewhurst Road, W14 · Dewhurst Road, W6 · Dorando Close, W12 · Dunsany Road, W14 · East Mews, W10 · Evesham Street, W11 · Freston Road, W10 · Freston Road, W11 · Frithville Gardens, W12 · Frog Island, W12 · Fulham Palace Road, W6 · Gainsborough Court, W12 · Galena Arches, W6 · Girdlers Road, W14 · Godolphin Road, W12 · Goldhawk Mews, W12 · Goldhawk Road, W12 · Great Church Lane, W6 · Grove Mews, W6 · Haarlem Road, W14 · Hammersmith Bridge Road, W6 · Hammersmith Broadw, W6 · Hammersmith Broadway, W6 · Hammersmith Bus Station, W6 · Hammersmith Flyover, W6 · Hammersmith Grove, W6 · Hammersmith Road, W6 · Hebron Road, W6 · Hetley Road, W12 · Hopgood Street, W12 · Hunt Close, W11 · Hurstway Walk, W11 · Iffley Road, W6 · Irving Road, W14 · Ivebury Court, W10 · Kilmarsh Road, W6 · Kings Mall, W6 · Kingsdale Gardens, W11 · Lakeside Road, W14 · Latimer Mews, W10 · Lena Gardens, W6 · Lime Grove, W12 · Lockton Street, W10 · Loris Road, W6 · Lower Mall, W6 · Luxemburg Gardens, W6 · Lyric Square, W6 · Macfarlane Road, W12 · Manchester Road, W10 · Margravine Gardens, W6 · Market Approach, W12 · Martin Street, W10 · Masbro Road, W14 · Media Village, W5 · Melrose Gardens, W6 · Mercers Place, W6 · Metropolitan Station Arcade, W6 · Metropolitan Station Buildings, W6 · Millers Way, W6 · Minford Gardens, W14 · Mortimer Square, W11 · Netherwood Place, W14 · Netherwood Road, W14 · Nicholas Road, W11 · Norland Road, W11 · Olaf Street, W11 · Overstone Road, W6 · Oxford Gate, W14 · Pamber Street, W10 · Pennard Road, W12 · Pioneer Way, W12 · Poplar Grove, W6 · Queen Caroline Street, W6 · Queensdale Crecent, W11 · Queensdale Crescent, W11 · Railway Arches, W10 · Redan Street, W14 · Relay Road, W12 · Richford Gate, W6 · Richford Street, W6 · Richmond Way, W12 · Richmond Way, W14 · Rifle Place, W11 · Rockley Court, W14 · Rockley Road, W14 · Rowan Road, W6 · Rutland Grove, W6 · Saint Stephen’s Avenue, W12 · Samuels Close, W6 · Scampston Mews, W10 · Scotts Road, W12 · Shalfleet Drive, W10 · Shepherd’s Bush Green, W12 · Shepherds Bush Road, W12 · Shepherds Bush Road, W6 · Shepherd’s Bush Place, W12 · Shinfield Street, W12 · Shortlands, W6 · Silchester Mews, W10 · Silchester Street, W10 · Silchester Terrace, W10 · Silver Road, W12 · Sinclair Gardens, W14 · Souldern Road, W14 · South Africa Road, W12 · Southerton Road, W6 · Springvale Terrace, W14 · St. Anns Road, W11 · St. Stephen’s Avenue, W12 · Stable Way, W10 · Stanlake Road, W12 · Stanlake Villas, W12 · Station Walk, SE6 · Station Walk, W10 · Station Walk, W11 · Sterndale Road, W14 · Sterndale Road, W6 · Sterne Street, W12 · Stoneleigh Street, W11 · Stowe Road, W12 · Sulgrave Road, W6 · Sussex Place, W6 · Sycamore Gardens, W6 · Tadmor Street, W12 · Talgarth Road, W6 · The Grampians, W6 · The Network, W12 · The Square, W6 · The Trail, W12 · Thornfield Road, W12 · Trinity Mews, W10 · Trussley Road, W6 · Tunis Road, W12 · Uxbridge Road, W12 · Verulam House, W6 · Vinery Way, W12 · Vinery Way, W6 · Walmer Road, W10 · Warbeck Road, W12 · Waterhouse Close, W6 · Waynflete Square, W10 · Waynflete Square, W10 · Wellesley Avenue, W6 · Wells Road, W12 · Wells Road, W6 · West Cross Route, W11 · Westfield Way, W12 · Westwick Gardens, W14 · Whitchurch Road, W11 · White City Close, W12 · White City Road, W12 · Wingate Road, W12 · Wingate Road, W6 · Wolverton Gardens, W6 · Wood Lane, W12 · Woodger Road, W12 · Woodstock Grove, W12 · Worlidge Street, W6 · Yeldham Road, W6 ·
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Maps


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)

Central London, south west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, south 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.
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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