King's Cross

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The funding will go towards mental health services and regeneration in the area, the Chancellor says.
The funding will go towards mental health services and regeneration in the area, the Chancellor says.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-42084695
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London gallery honours Tarantino precursor Jusepe de Ribera
London gallery honours Tarantino precursor Jusepe de Ribera

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Do you have a cat which does funny things, or is, quite simply, the cutest cat in the world?

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A Hampton man who terrorised his neighbours with his criminal behaviour to the point where a little girl began wetting the bed has been sentenced to 100 hours of unpaid work.
A Hampton man who terrorised his neighbours with his criminal behaviour to the point where a little girl began wetting the bed has been sentenced to 100 hours of unpaid work.

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Qarabag vs Chelsea team news: Antonio Conte rests Alvaro Morata and others with eye on Liverpool clash
Antonio Conte has rested several senior players as Chelsea chase the win that will secure their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League.

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Borussia Dortmund 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham come from behind to beat Borussia Dortmund in Germany and secure first place in Group H of the Champions League.

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Former Britain's Next Top Model star Talulah-Eve Brown reveals transphobic abuse recieved on Twitter
Former Britain's Next Top Model star Talulah-Eve Brown has revealed she was "threatened with an acid attack" as she received transphobic abuse on Twitter.

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I was a victim of undercover police abuse. I fear we won’t get justice | Alison
Here in the Royal Courts of Justice we are listening for crumbs of information about the officers who used and abused us. But nothing is revealedI’ve been researching undercover policing ever since the boyfriend I knew as Mark Cassidy left me in spring 2000. Like the other female activists bringing cases of undercover police abuse to light, I have become skilled in scouring documents, interrogating and interpreting evidence. We’ve fought a legal case against the Metropolitan police to expose its institutional sexist practices, and waited for five years for an apology that should have been given much earlier. Related: Police spies: in bed with a fictional character Sexual abusers should not be able to rely on a court anonymity order Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/nov/21/undercover-police-abuse-public-inquiry-cover-up
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Eat and Drink Festival (22nd Nov 17 to 26th Nov 17)
Eat and Drink Festival (22nd Nov 17 to 26th Nov 17)

https://www.allinlondon.co.uk/whats-on.php?event=198915
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Ideal Home Show at Christmas (22nd Nov 17 to 26th Nov 17)
Ideal Home Show at Christmas (22nd Nov 17 to 26th Nov 17)

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Night Tube: London Overground to get 24-hour service
A sixth line will begin operating the 24-hour service on Friday and Saturday nights

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New portraits released for Queen’s platinum anniversary
On Monday the bells at Westminster Abbey will ring to mark 70 years since the Queen’s wedding.

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King’s Cross fire: Victims remembered at wreath-laying service
A ceremony is held at the north London Tube station to mark the 30th anniversary of the tragedy.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42037505
VIEW THE KING'S CROSS 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 KING'S CROSS 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 KING'S CROSS 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 KING'S CROSS 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 KING'S CROSS AREA IN THE 1900s
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LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
British Library:   The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. Its building at St Pancras was the largest public building constructed in the UK in the 20th century.
King's Cross St Pancras:   King's Cross St Pancras is the biggest interchange station on the London Underground, serving six lines on four pairs of tracks as well as two National Rail stations.
St Pancras:   St Pancras railway station, celebrated for its architecture, is built on the site of the St Pancras suburb of London.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
The 'Royal Blue' horse omnibus outside 5 Euston Road (1912):   The bus carries route information and an advert for Selfridge's. The shops behind, including Boots the Chemist, Stewart & Wright's Cocoa Rooms and the Northumberland Hotel, are covered in advertisements.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Acton Street, WC1X · Albion Yard, E1 · Albion Yard, N1 · Argyle Square, WC1H · Argyle Street, WC1H · Argyle Walk, WC1H · Balfe Street, N1 · Belgrove Street, WC1H · Bidborough Street, WC1H · Birkenhead Street, WC1H · Britannia Street, WC1X · Brooke Street, WC1X · Burton Street, WC1H · Caledonia Street, N1 · Cartwright Gardens, WC1H · Centa Housebirkenhead Street, WC1H · Clare Court, WC1H · Coach Road, N1C · Compton Place, WC1H · Crestfield Street, NW1 · Crestfield Street, WC1H · Crinan Street, N1 · Cromer Street, WC1H · Derby Lodge, WC1X · Euston Road, N1 · Field Street, WC1X · Flaxman Terrace, NW1 · Flaxman Terrace, WC1H · Gatti’s Wharf, N1 · Goods Way, N1C · Goods Way, NW1 · Hamilton House, WC1H · Harrison Street, WC1H · Hastings Street, WC1H · Judd Street, WC1H · Keystone Crescent, N1 · Killick Street, N1 · King’s Boulevard, N1C · King’s Cross Square, N1C · King’s Cross Station Concourse, WC1 · Kings Cross Bridge, N1 · Leeke Street, WC1X · Leigh Street, WC1H · Lorenzo Street, N1 · Lorenzo Street, WC1X · Mabledon Place, WC1H · Medway Court, WC1H · Midhope Street, WC1H · Midland Road, N1C · Midland Road, NW1 · New Wharf Road, N1 · Northdown Street, N1 · Pancras Road, N1C · Pancras Road, NW1 · Penton Rise, WC1X · Pentonville Road, WC1X · Railway Street, N1 · Regent Square, WC1H · Regent’s Canal towpath, N1C · Sandwich House, WC1H · Sandwich Street, WC1H · Seaford Street, WC1H · Shaftesbury Avenue, WC1H · Sidmouth Street, WC1H · Sinclair House, WC1H · Southern Street, N1 · Speedy Place, WC1H · Spitfire Studios, N1 · St Chads Place, WC1X · St Chads Street, WC1H · St Pancras Cruising Club, N1C · St. Chad’s Street, WC1X · Swinton Street, WC1X · Tankerton Street, WC1H · Tavistock Place, WC1H · Thanet Street, WC1H · The Circle, N1C · Tiger House, WC1H · Tonbridge Street, WC1H · Wakefield St, WC1N · Wakefield Street, WC1H · Wakefield Street, WC1N · Westking Place, WC1H · Weston Rise, N1 · Weston Rise, WC1X · Wharfdale Road, N1 · Whidborne Street, WC1H · Wicklow Street, WC1X · Woolf Mews, WC1H · Wynford Road, N1 · York Road Curve, N1 · York Way, N1 · York Way, N1C ·


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What is King's Cross like as a place to live?

TRANSPORTATION
Good
DAILY LIFE
Good
SAFETY
Average
HEALTH
Poor
SPORTS AND LEISURE
Good
ENTERTAINMENT
Excellent
DEMOGRAPHICS
Good
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Maps


Central London, north east (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, north east.
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.
G. F. Cruchley

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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