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Royal Oak is a station on the Hammersmith and City Line, between Westbourne Park and Paddington stations, and is the least used station on the Hammersmith and City line.

The station opened 30 October 1871 although the Metropolitan Railway extension to Hammersmith had opened in 1864.

It is close to the elevated Westway section of the A40 road. The station is named after a nearby public house, The Royal Oak (later The Railway Tap and now The Porchester). It is one of a number of Underground stations named after a local pub.

Royal Oak Portal is the Western tunnel entrance for the Crossrail scheme to link East and West London by main-line railway. The station itself is not part of the Crossrail scheme.

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Lottie Moss ’goes house-hunting’ with Frankie Gaff
The model sister of catwalk veteran Kate Moss appeared to be house hunting with reality TV star Frankie, 22, during an appearance in west London.

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All fired up: Tate Modern to play host to a working ceramics factory
Visitors can volunteer in factory, featuring eight tonnes of clay, a 30-metre production line and more than 2,000 fired objectsIt might not be everyone’s idea of a fun day out but visitors to a new art installation at Tate Modern are being invited to knuckle down and do some work in a ceramics factory. They can mould or cast jugs or, if they prefer, mop the floor.The gallery has announced details of of one of its most ambitious commissions, a production line art installation which will take up the entire fifth floor of its extension. Related: Tate Modern celebrates work of black artists from civil rights movement Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2017/aug/17/all-fired-up-tate-modern-working-ceramics-factory
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Gemma Oaten shows off figure in fitted dress in London
Gemma Oaten shows off figure in fitted dress in London

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Theresa May wades into Big Ben being silenced for 4 years
The Prime Minister urged the Commons authorities to carry out an ’urgent’ review of the plans for renovating the Elizabeth Tower amid mounting anger.

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London Emergencies Trust has special role
London Emergencies Trust has special role

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Trains are too expensive. But transport’s real problem is subsidies for London | Wanda Wyporska
Trains are too expensive. But transport’s real problem is subsidies for London | Wanda Wyporska

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/16/trains-too-expensive-transport-problem-subsidies-london
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Knightsbridge residents still plagued by noisy boy racers
Knightsbridge residents still plagued by noisy boy racers

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Housing greed has reached new heights. Look at the Newham tax racket | Faiza Shaheen
Housing greed has reached new heights. Look at the Newham tax racket | Faiza Shaheen

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/15/housing-greed-new-heights-newham-london-tax-racket-bad-policy
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Man dies in fall from upper floor of London Stock Exchange
Police are investigating but say they do not believe the circumstances are suspiciousPolice are investigating after a man fell to his death from an upper floor of the London Stock Exchange.The circumstances surrounding the incident on Tuesday morning were not clear but City of London police said they did not believe them to be suspicious. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/aug/15/man-dies-in-fall-from-upper-floor-of-london-stock-exchange
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Cyclist ’blamed victim’ after fatal London crash
Kim Briggs, 44, suffered brain injuries and died in hospital days after the collision, the court heard.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40927791
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Demons and jumpsuits: Elvis Presley exhibition charts comeback era
Demons and jumpsuits: Elvis Presley exhibition charts comeback era

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2017/aug/14/elvis-presley-exhibition-jumpsuits-guitars-posters
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Golders Green deaths: Man charged with murdering two women
The women, aged 66 and 33, were found stabbed to death at their home in north-west London.

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Family pay tribute to Beigel Bake mum and daughter
The family of Hannah Cohen, 33 (left) and her mother, Leah, 66, have paid tribute to the ’selfless’ pair murdered in Golders Green on Friday. Joshua Cohen 27, has been arrested over the deaths.

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Leah Bracknell says terminal cancer treatment has failed
Emmerdale star Leah Bracknell, 53, has now revealed her targeted biological therapy has stopped working and she is surviving solely on ’alternative treatments’.

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On Saturday 13 August 1977, anti-racism protesters and members of the local community fought with the police and supporters of the National Front who were marching through the London borough. The Observer photographer John Hodder covered the clashes for Sunday’s front page. Continue reading...
On Saturday 13 August 1977, anti-racism protesters and members of the local community fought with the police and supporters of the National Front who were marching through the London borough. The Observer photographer John Hodder covered the clashes for Sunday’s front page. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/gallery/2017/aug/12/flares-and-fury-the-battle-of-lewisham-1977
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Dublin shooting: Manhunt as two innocent people shot dead at family home
A manhunt has been launched after two innocent people were shot dead at a family home in Dublin.

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LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Bridge House:   Canal side house in Westbourne Park
Desborough Lodge:   Desborough Lodge was a house which was one of five grand houses in the village of Westbourne Green.
Kilburn Aqueduct:   Some way from the area now called Kilburn, the Kilburn Aqueduct of the Grand Union Canal spanned the River Westbourne.
Queen's Cinema:   This cinema was situated at the top of Queensway, on the corner of Bishop's Bridge Road.
Red Lion Bridge:   Harrow Road once spanned the River Westbourne at this point.
River Westbourne:   The Westbourne is one of the lost rivers of London.
Spotted Dog:   The Spotted Dog public house was one of the earliest buildings in Westbourne Green.
Warwick Avenue:   Warwick Avenue tube station is a London Underground station near Little Venice in north-west London. The station is on the Bakerloo Line, between Paddington and Maida Vale stations.
Westbourne Farm:   An old farm with a theatrical connection.
Westbourne Green:   The story of the building of a suburb.
Westbourne House:   Two hundred years ago, the biggest house hereabouts...
Westbourne Manor:   The Manor of Westbourne


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Westbourne Lodge:   Westbourne Lodge appeared in one of the earliest photographs in London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Aldsworth Close, W9 · Alexander Mews, W2 · Alexander Street, W2 · Amberley Road, W9 · Barnwood Close, W9 · Blomfield Villas, W2 · Bourne Terrace, W2 · Bristol Gardens, W9 · Burdett Mews, W2 · Celbridge Mews, W2 · Cervantes Court, W2 · Charfield Court, W9 · Chichester Road, W2 · Cirencester Street, W2 · Clearwell Drive, W9 · Clifton Villas, W9 · Delamere Terrace, W2 · Desborough Close, W2 · Downfield Close, W9 · Garway Road, W2 · Gaydon House, W2 · Gloucester Gardens, W2 · Hallfield Estate, W2 · Hatherley Grove, W2 · Hereford Road, W2 · Kensington Gardens Square, W2 · Kildare Terrace, W2 · Leinster Square, W2 · Lord Hills Road, W2 · Monmouth Road, W2 · Newton Road, W2 · Orsett Mews, W2 · Orsett Terrace, W2 · Pembroke House, W2 · Pickering Mews, W2 · Porchester Gardens Mews, W2 · Porchester Road, W2 · Porchester Square, W2 · Porchester Terrace North, W2 · Princethorpe House, W2 · Ranelagh Bridge, W2 · Redan House, W2 · Redan Place, W2 · Rowington Close, W2 · Senior Street, W2 · The Whiteleys Centre, W2 · Torquay Street, W2 · Warwick Place, W9 · Westbourne Gardens, W2 · Westbourne Grove Terrace, W2 · Westbourne Grove, W2 · Westbourne Park Villas, W2 · Westbourne Terrace Road, W2 · Westway, W2 · Whiteleys Centre, W2 · Woodchester Square, W2 ·


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