Lancaster Walk, W2

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Lancaster Walk is a road in the W2 postcode area



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West End Lady
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Added: 7 Mar 2018 21:30 GMT   
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Post by West End Lady: Rossmore Road, NW1

Rossmore Road is not in Camden Town, it is in St Marylebone - I should know. I was born and raised there! If anyone wants a further information please post on here.

Julia elsdon
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Post by Julia elsdon: Shirland Mews, W9

I didn’t come from Shirland Mews, but stayed there when my father was visiting friends, sometime in the mid to late forties. As I was only a very young child I don’t remember too much. I seem to think there were the old stables or garages with the living accommodation above. My Mother came from Malvern Road which I think was near Shirland Mews. I remember a little old shop which had a "milk cow outside". So I was told, it was attached to the front of the shop and you put some money in and the milk would be dispensed into your container. Not too sure if it was still in use then. Just wonder if anyone else remembers it.yz5

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Post by Alec donaldson: North Wharf Road, W2

Was there a Wellington street there

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Meghan Markle’s look for William that says I’m part of the family!


Meghan and Wills shared a warm embrace as they greeted each other following his return to royal duties after the birth of his third child on


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Complaint upheld over Times story about girl fostered by Muslims
Council wins ruling from press watchdog over claims in story also picked up by Daily MailThe Independent Press Standards Organisation has upheld a complaint against the Times over its coverage of the fostering placement of a young girl in east London.Notice of the ruling by Ipso was published on the front page of Wednesday’s print edition. Related: Daily Express editor calls its front pages ’downright offensive’ Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2018/apr/24/complaint-upheld-over-times-story-about-london-girl-fostered-with-muslim-family

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Windrush scandal victims suffered 'double whammy' of racial prejudice, Doreen Lawrence says
Victims of the Windrush scandal have faced a "double whammy" of racial prejudice since arriving in Britain, Doreen Lawrence has said.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/windrush-scandal-victims-suffered-double-whammy-amid-deportation-threats-doreen-lawrence-says-a3822731.html

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Sainsbury's launches UK's first electric bike delivery service in London
Sainsbury's is trialling a new fleet of electric grocery delivery bikes in south London - the first of their kind in the UK.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/sainsburys-launches-electric-bike-delivery-service-in-south-london-a3822291.html

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Jeremy Corbyn in crunch meeting with Jewish leaders
The Labour leader has been accused of being too slow to act on anti-Semitism cases.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-43868922

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Eric Bristow: Funeral held for former darts world champion
A celebration is held for the five-time world darts champion who died this month at the age of 60.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-43878068

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Family of student stabbed to death attack Britain’s ’soft’ justice


Family of student stabbed to death attack Britain’s ’soft’ justice


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Slaver! Invader! The tour guide who tells the ugly truth about museum portraits
Slaver! Invader! The tour guide who tells the ugly truth about museum portraits

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/apr/24/slaver-invader-tour-guide-ugly-truth-empire-uncomfortable-art-tours-alice-procter

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Jeremy Corbyn set to meet Jewish leaders to discuss handling of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party
Jeremy Corbyn is set to meet with Jewish leaders for talks after weeks of turmoil over his handling of anti-Semitism in the Labour party.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/jeremy-corbyn-set-to-meet-jewish-leaders-to-discuss-antisemitism-in-the-labour-party-a3821616.html

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Blind man’s London Tube experiences highlight badge scheme
His experiences help mark a year of a badge scheme to help travellers with hidden health problems get a seat.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43865837

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Paradise Papers: Ukraine crime gang hid proceeds in luxury London flats
Details from the Paradise Papers show millions were secretly invested in the UK via offshore firms.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43823962

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Kate Middleton and Prince William present royal baby to the world


Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, today stared lovingly into her newborn son’s eyes as she carried the little prince out of hospital just before 6pm and home to Kensington Palace.


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After another violent murder in London, this is what needs to be done | Temi Mwale
After another violent murder in London, this is what needs to be done | Temi Mwale

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/apr/23/violent-murder-london-youth-rate-community-strategy

VIEW THE BAYSWATER AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE BAYSWATER AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE BAYSWATER AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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VIEW THE BAYSWATER AREA IN THE 1860s
The 1860 mapping is bounded by Brent Cross (NW), Stratford (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Hammermith (SW).
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VIEW THE BAYSWATER AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

 
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Bayswater

Bayswater is one of London's most cosmopolitan areas - also one of London's biggest concentration of hotels.

Notably, there is a significant Arab population, a large number of Americans, a substantial Greek community attracted by London's Greek Orthodox Cathedral and the area is also a centre of London's Brazilian community.

Architecturally, the biggest part of the area is made up of Victorian mansion blocks, mostly, although not exclusively, divided up into flats. There are also purpose built apartment blocks dating from the inter-war period as well as more recent developments, and a there is large Council Estate, the 800 flat Hallfield Estate, designed by Sir Denys Lasdun and now largely sold off. There are some garden squares in the area.

Queensway and Westbourne Grove are busy High Streets, with a very large number of ethnic restaurants.

Bayswater tube station lies between Notting Hill Gate and Paddington.

The station was opened 1 October 1868, just 5 years after the London Underground started. It was renamed several times: to Bayswater (Queen's Road) & Westbourne Grove in 1923, to Bayswater (Queen's Road) in 1933.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Bayard’s Bridge:   Bayard’s Bridge took the Uxbridge Road over the River Westbourne.
Bayswater:   Bayswater is one of London's most cosmopolitan areas - also one of London's biggest concentration of hotels.
Hyde Park Hostel:   
Kensington Gardens:   
Lancaster Gate:   Lancaster Gate is a mid-nineteenth century development in the Bayswater district of west central London, immediately to the north of Kensington Gardens.
Long Water:   The Long Water is a recreational lake in Kensington Gardens, created in 1730 at the behest of Queen Caroline.
Queen's Cinema:   This cinema was situated at the top of Queensway, on the corner of Bishop's Bridge Road.
Upton Farm:   Upton Farm began in 1725 and was gone by 1839.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Sheep in Kensington Gardens:   It was the practice to keep sheep in the Gardens to maintain the grass.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Bayswater Road, W2 · Bayswater Road, W8 · Brook Mews North, W2 · Chilworth Mews, W2 · Chilworth Street, W2 · Chilworth Street, W2 · Clanricarde Gardens, W2 · Cleveland Gardens, W2 · Cleveland Square, W2 · Cleveland Terrace, W2 · Cloucester Mews West, W2 · Conduit Mews, W2 · Conduit Passage, W2 · Conduit Place, W2 · Craven Hill Gardens, W2 · Craven Hill, W2 · Craven Road, W2 · Craven Terrace, W2 · Devonshire Terrace, W2 · Eastbourne Mews, W2 · Eastbourne Terrace, W2 · Elms Lane, W2 · Elms Mews, W2 · Fosbury Mews, W2 · Frederick Close, W2 · Garson House, W2 · Gloucester Mews, W2 · Gloucester Terrace, W2 · Hallfield Estate, W2 · Hull Place, E16 · Inverness Mews, E16 · Inverness Mews, W2 · Inverness Place, W2 · Inverness Terrace, W2 · Kensington Gardens, W2 · Kensington Gardens, W8 · Lancaster Gate, W2 · Lancaster Mews, W2 · Lancaster Terrace, W2 · Lancaster Walk, SW7 · Lancaster Walk, W2 · Lanchester Mews, SE14 · Leinster Gardens, W2 · Leinster Mews, W2 · Leinster Terrace, W2 · Linden Gardens, W2 · London Street, W2 · Notting Hill Gate, W2 · Olympia Mews, W2 · Orme Court, W2 · Orme Lane, W2 · Orme Square, W2 · Paddington Station Car Park, W2 · Pickering Mews, W2 · Porchester Gate, W2 · Porchester Terrace, W2 · Princess Court, W2 · Queen’s Gardens, W2 · Queens Gardens, W2 · Queensborough Passage, W2 · Queensborough Terrace, W2 · Saint Petersburgh Place, W2 · Smallbrook Mews, W2 · Spring Street, W2 · St Petersburgh Place, W2 · Upbrook Mews, W2 · Westbourne Street, W2 · Westbourne Terrace Mews, W2 · Westbourne Terrace, W2 ·

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Maps


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)

Cary's New And Accurate Plan of London and Westminster (1818) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cary's map provides a detailed view of London. With print date of 1 January 1818, Cary's map has 27 panels arranged in 3 rows of 9 panels, each measuring approximately 6 1/2 by 10 5/8 inches. The complete map measures 32 1/8 by 59 1/2 inches. Digitising this map has involved aligning the panels into one contiguous map.
John Cary

John Rocque Map of London (1762) FREE DOWNLOAD
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 central London at a reduced level of detail compared with his 1745-6 map.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
Chapman and Hall, London

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1836) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Insets: A view of the Tower from London Bridge -- A view of London from Copenhagen Fields. Includes views of facades of 25 structures "A comparison of the principal buildings of London."
Chapman and Hall, 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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