Blue Bridge, SW1A

Road in/near St. James's Park

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Top barrister stars in grime video after defending rapper at Old Bailey
A top barrister has starred in a grime music video after defending a rapper at the Old Bailey.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/top-barrister-stars-in-grime-video-after-defending-rapper-at-old-bailey-a3719811.html
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New football programme provides ’exciting’ opportunities for girls
A new football programme for girls run in partnership with a sixth form college aims to build a bridge between sports coaching and academic courses.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15773135.New_football_programme_provides___39_exciting__39__opportunities_for_girls/?ref=rss
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Late night ’revolting attack’ on trans person in Deptford leaves police searching for answers
Late night ’revolting attack’ on trans person in Deptford leaves police searching for answers

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15774355.Late_night___39_revolting_attack__39__on_trans_person_in_Deptford_leaves_police_searching_for_answers/?ref=rss
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Campaigners line London route to promote bike lane safety
A campaign group lines a London cycle lane calling for better safety conditions for road users

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42338306
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Wanted man calls police to his home - what could possibly go wrong?
If you are wanted by police, it might not be a good idea to call the force to your own home.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15770579.Wanted_man_calls_police_to_his_home___what_could_possibly_go_wrong_/?ref=rss
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Pupils from a school in Wimbledon bring Christmas cheer to residents of a care home
Pupils from a school in Wimbledon have raised funds to bring Christmas cheer to residents of two local care homes.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15770775.Pupils_from_a_school_in_Wimbledon_bring_Christmas_cheer_to_residents_of_a_care_home/?ref=rss
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Millwall exploring new sites away from Bermondsey amid fears they will be forced out of The Den
Millwall are reconsidering leaving Bermondsey because they fear Lewisham council still wants to sell land around The Den to property developers.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/millwall-exploring-new-sites-away-from-bermondsey-amid-fears-they-will-be-forced-out-of-the-den-a3718651.html
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Woman ’just left to die’ in Tulse Hill hit-and-run
The 29-year-old was hit by four vehicles on a pedestrian crossing and none of the drivers stopped.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42322526
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This new ’Snoozeliner’ bus is fitted with beds so you can have a sleep on your way home
Bleary-eyed commuters could soon be ferried home at the end of a long day on an ultra-luxurious bus - fitted with BEDS.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15722586.This_new__Snoozeliner__bus_is_fitted_with_beds_so_you_can_have_a_sleep_on_your_way_home/?ref=rss
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How Chelsea could line up against Huddersfield in the Premier League
How Chelsea could line up against Huddersfield in the Premier League

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/how-chelsea-could-line-up-against-huddersfield-in-the-premier-league-a3717766.html
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Tulse Hill hit-and-run: Woman dies after being hit by four vehicles
The woman was struck by four vehicles while using a pedestrian crossing in Tulse Hill.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42310180
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A motion to reduce the minimum council tax payable in Richmond after a damning report showed it targets the most vulnerable residents was denied at the full council meeting last month.
A motion to reduce the minimum council tax payable in Richmond after a damning report showed it targets the most vulnerable residents was denied at the full council meeting last month.

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Uefa Champions League last-16 betting odds: Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester United, Liverpool, Man City and more
Manchester City are favourites to win the 2017-18 Champions League, with a tough last-16 draw leaving Chelsea and Tottenham as outsiders to lift the famous trophy

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/uefa-champions-league-2017-betting-odds-chelsea-tottenham-man-utd-liverpool-man-city-last-16-a3715926.html
VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK 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 ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE ST. JAMES'S PARK AREA IN THE 1900s
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St. James's Park

St James's Park station is not only a station but London Underground HQ - otherwise known as 55 Broadway.

The station was opened on 24 December 1868 by the Metropolitan District Railway (MDR, now the District Line) when the company opened the first section of its line between South Kensington and Westminster stations. The MDR connected to the Metropolitan Railway (MR, later the Metropolitan Line) at South Kensington and, although the two companies were rivals, each company operated its trains over the other's tracks in a joint service known as the Inner Circle.

The station has been reconstructed twice. In the first decade of the 20th century the original MDR station was reconstructed in conjunction with the building of Electric Railway House a headquarters building for the MDR's owners the London Electric Railway. The station was then rebuilt again between 1927 and 1929 as part of the construction of 55 Broadway the company's new headquarters building designed by Charles Holden and featuring statues and carved stone panels including ones by Sir Jacob Epstein, Eric Gill, and Henry Moore.

The platforms feature the green, blue, black and white tiling scheme first used for the reconstruction and extension to Morden of the City & South London Railway (now the Northern Line) also designed by Holden and opened between 1924 and 1926.

Together with 55 Broadway, the station is now a Grade I listed building.

Over time, the station name has been spelled differently, illustrating changing practice in punctuation. Tube maps up to the early 1930s show the name as St. James' Park. From Harry Beck's first map in 1933 until the early 1950s the name was shown as St. James Park. Since the 1950s it has had the current name.


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Pickering Place, SW1Y:   Thought to be the smallest public open space in London, Pickering Place is perhaps most famous for being the location of the last public duel in England.
Royal Society:   The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine.
Royal Society:   The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering, and medicine.
St James's Park:   Every year millions of Londoners and tourists visit St James's Park, the oldest of the capital's eight Royal Parks.
St James’s:   St James’s is an exclusive area in the West End of London.
St. James's Park:   St James's Park station is not only a station but London Underground HQ - otherwise known as 55 Broadway.
Victoria Memorial:   The Victoria Memorial is a sculpture dedicated to Queen Victoria, sculpted by Sir Thomas Brock in London, placed at the centre of Queen's Gardens in front of Buckingham Palace.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Parker Street looking east (1905):   Before being renamed to Matthew Parker Street, old Parker Street was a Westminster slum.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbey Orchard Street, SW1P · Ambassador’s Court, SW1A · Angel Court, SW1Y · Birdcage Walk, SW1A · Birdcage Walk, SW1E · Birdcage Walk, SW1H · Blue Bridge, SW1A · Brewers Green, SW1H · Broadway, SW1H · Buckingham Gate, SW1E · Buckingham Mews, SW1E · Bury Street, SW1A · Bury Street, SW1Y · Butler Place, SW1H · Carlton Gardens, SW1Y · Carlton House Terrace, SW1A · Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y · Carteret Street, SW1H · Castle Lane, SW1E · Catherine Wheel Yard, SW1A · Caxton Street, SW1H · Charles Ii Street, SW1Y · Cleveland Road, SW1A · Cleveland Row, SW1A · Cockspur Street, SW1Y · Crown Passage, SW1Y · Dacre Street, SW1H · Dalmeny Court, SW1Y · Dartmouth Street, SW1H · Dean Farrar Street, SW1H · Duck Island Cottage, SW1A · Dudley House, W1J · Duke Street St James’s, SW1Y · Duke Street, SW1Y · Hobhouse Court, SW1Y · Hyde Park, SW1A · King Street, SW1Y · Marlborough Road, SW1A · Masons Yard, SW1Y · Matthew Parker Street, SW1H · New Zealand House, SW1Y · Norman Shaw Building North, SW1A · Old Queen Street, SW1H · Pall Mall East, SW1Y · Pall Mall, SW1Y · Palmer Street, SW1H · Petty France, SW1H · Plymouth Devonport Constituency, SW1A · Post Office Way, SW1P · Queen Annes Gate Buildings, SW1H · Queen Annes Gate, SW1H · Queens Gardens, SW1A · Rochford Southend East, SW1A · Rose and Crown Yard, SW1Y · Russell Court, SW1A · Ryder Street, SW1Y · Saint James’s Place, SW1A · Spur Road, SE1 · St James Square, SW1Y · St Jamess Chambers, SW1Y · St Jamess Park, SW1A · St Jamess Square, SW1Y · St James’s Place, SW1A · St Margaret Street, SW1A · St Margarets Street, SW1A · St. Ermin’s Hill, SW1H · Stable Yard Road, SW1A · Street, SW1Y · Suffolk Place, SE2 · Suffolk Place, SW1Y · Suffolk Street, SW1Y · The Mall, SW1A · The Mall, SW1E · The Mall, SW1Y · Tothill Street, SW1H · Vandon Street, SW1H · Victoria Street, SW1H · Warwick House Street, SW1Y · Waterloo Place, SW1Y · Westminster Central Hall, SW1H · Westminster, SW1A · Wilfred Street, SW1E ·


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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)

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
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.
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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.
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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