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Jeremy Corbyn vows to curb City of London’s power
The Labour leader also says the government needs stronger powers to prevent "hostile takeovers".

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Environmental officers are struggling to contain an enormous oil spillage that has spread miles across London along the River Lea.

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Russell Square

Russell Square station, now on London's Piccadully Line, was opened by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway on 15 December 1906. The building was designed by Leslie Green and is a Grade II listed building.

The square is named after the surname of the Earls and Dukes of Bedford, who developed the family's London landholdings in the 17th and 18th centuries, beginning with Covent Garden (Bedford Street). Russell Square was formed when new streets were laid out by the Duke on the site of the gardens of his former home Bedford House, their London house. Other local street names relating to the Duke of Bedford include Bedford Square, Bedford Place, Bedford Avenue, Bedford Row and Bedford Way; Woburn Square and Woburn Place (from Woburn Abbey); Tavistock Square, Tavistock Place and Tavistock Street (Marquess of Tavistock), and Thornhaugh Street (after a subsidiary title Baron of Thornhaugh). The street lamps around this area carry the Bedford Arms.

The station is situated on Bernard Street, Bloomsbury. It is a small but busy station, used by office workers and tourists staying in Bloomsbury's numerous hotels.

On 7 July 2005, in a co-ordinated bomb attack, an explosion in a train travelling between King's Cross St. Pancras and Russell Square resulted in the deaths of 26 people, making up nearly half of the total fatalities from the series of attacks and also causing damage to the tunnel. It was the last of the three bombs used in the attacks on the underground, although another bomb would later explode on a bus.


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British Museum:   Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history.
Horse Hospital :   Built as stabling for cabby’s sick horses, The Horse Hospital is now a unique Grade II listed arts venue in Bloomsbury WC1
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art:   The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) is a drama school in London, England. It is one of the oldest drama schools in the United Kingdom, founded in 1904 by Herbert Beerbohm Tree.
Russell Square:   Russell Square station, now on London's Piccadully Line, was opened by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway on 15 December 1906. The building was designed by Leslie Green and is a Grade II listed building.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Place, WC1H · Adeline Place, WC1B · Alfred Place, WC1E · Bayley Street, WC1B · Bedford Avenue, WC1B · Bedford Place, WC1B · Bedford Square, WC1B · Bedford Way, WC1B · Bedford Way, WC1H · Bernard Street, WC1N · Bloomsbury Place, WC1B · Bloomsbury Street, WC1B · Bloomsbury Way, WC1A · British Museum, WC1B · Brunswick Centre, WC1N · Burton Street, WC1H · Bury Place, WC1A · Byng Place, WC1E · Cartwright Gardens, WC1H · Chenies Street, WC1E · Clare Court, WC1H · Colonnade, WC1N · Compton Place, WC1H · Coram Street, WC1H · Coram Street, WC1N · Darwin Walk, WC1E · Dukes Road, WC1H · Endsleigh Gardens, WC1H · Endsleigh Place, WC1H · Endsleigh Street, WC1H · Euston Road, NW1 · Euston Road, WC1H · Foundling Court, WC1N · Galen Place, WC1A · Gilbert Place, WC1A · Gordon Square, WC1H · Gordon Street, WC1H · Gower Street, WC1E · Great Court, WC1B · Great Russell Street, WC1A · Great Russell Street, WC1B · Gresse Street, W1T · Guilford Street, WC1B · Herbrand Street, WC1N · Kenton Street, WC1N · Keppel Street, WC1E · Leigh Street, WC1H · Little Guildford Street · Little Russel Street, WC1A · Little Russell Street, WC1A · Malet Place, WC1E · Malet Street, WC1E · Marchmont Street, WC1N · Medway Court, WC1H · Montague Place, WC1E · Montague Street, WC1B · Morwell Street, WC1B · Oblique Museum Mansions, WC1B · Odonnell Court, WC1N · Peabody Buildings, WC1N · Percy Street, W1T · Pied Bull Court, WC1A · Pied Bull Yard, WC1A · Ridgmount Gardens, WC1E · Ridgmount Street, WC1E · Russell Court, WC1H · Russell Square House, WC1B · Russell Square, WC1B · Russell Square, WC1B · Russell Square, WC1H · Sandwich Street, WC1H · Shops Brunswick Centre, WC1N · Soho Square, WC1A · South Cloisters, WC1H · Stephen Street, W1T · Store Street, WC1E · Streatham Street, WC1A · Tavistock House North, WC1H · Tavistock House South, WC1H · Tavistock House, WC1H · Tavistock Place, WC1H · Tavistock Place, WC1N · Tavistock Square, WC1H · Taviton Street, WC1H · Third Floor, WC1E · Thornhaugh Street, WC1B · Thornhaugh Street, WC1H · Tiger House, WC1H · Torrington Place, WC1E · Torrington Square, WC1H · Tottenham Court Road, W1T · Upper Woborn Place, WC1H · Upper Woburn Place, WC1H · Willoughby Street, WC1B · Witley Court, WC1N · Woburn Place, WC1B · Woburn Place, WC1H · Woburn Square, WC1H · Woburn Walk, WC1H · Woolf Mews, WC1H ·


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Cruchley's New Plan of London (1848) FREE DOWNLOAD
Cruchley's New Plan of London Shewing all the new and intended improvements to the Present Time. - Cruchley's Superior Map of London, with references to upwards of 500 Streets, Squares, Public Places & C. improved to 1848: with a compendium of all Place of Public Amusements also shewing the Railways & Stations.
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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.
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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.
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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
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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."
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Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
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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.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

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
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Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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