Cornwallis Road, RM9

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Cornwallis Road is a road in the RM9 postcode area



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Post by Chris: Bell Water Gate, SE18

In the late â??50â??s and early 60â??s we went as children down the cut into the Thames.
Not knowing or understanding better webused to throw stones at floating johnies!
A piece of history like the paddle steamer ferries and looking in on the great mechanical machinery and returning shouting down the underground tunnel.PGk8l

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Video shows boy on roof during seven-hour stand-off with police in Erith
Footage has emerged of a boy on a roof in Erith during a seven-hour stand-off with police who tried to coax him down.

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/16589036.video-shows-boy-on-roof-during-stand-off-in-west-street-erith/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Dagenham Heathway
Woman, 55, fighting for life after collision with lorry in Vauxhall
A 55-year-old woman was left fighting for life following a collision with a lorry in Vauxhall.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/woman-55-fighting-for-life-after-collision-with-lorry-in-vauxhall-a3916091.html

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Post by LDNnews: Dagenham East
Hundreds descend on Holborn to protest after the Queen's doctor killed while cycling
Hundreds of furious cyclists brought part of central London to a standstill on Monday as they called for an end to cycle deaths in the capital.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/hundreds-descend-on-holborn-to-protest-after-the-queens-doctor-killed-while-cycling-a3916281.html

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Morning update: Helping you get to work today

Morning all. One or two problems on the roads and rail to be mindful of tonight.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16588246.helping-you-get-to-work-on-time/?ref=rss

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Bournemouth test their 100 per cent start to the season against an undefeated Everton side this weekend.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/bournemouth-vs-everton-premier-league-prediction-tv-live-stream-online-betting-odds-lineups-tickets-a3916246.html

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Post by LDNnews: Becontree
Brentford complete signing of former Arsenal youngster Josh Dasilva but could lose Ryan Woods
Brentford have completed the signing of former Arsenal youngster Josh Dasilva on a four-year contract as Stoke push to sign their star midfielder Ryan Woods.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/brentford-complete-signing-of-former-arsenal-youngster-josh-dasilva-but-could-lose-ryan-woods-a3916711.html

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Marylebone assault: Police appeal to identify man fighting for life after being found injured in central London
An appeal has been launched to identify a man fighting for life in hospital after being found unconscious by police in central London.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/appeal-to-identify-man-fighting-for-life-after-assault-in-marylebone-a3915601.html

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Westminster terror suspect Salih Khater appears in court accused of attempted murder
A terror suspect accused of attempting to murder members of the public and police officers outside the Houses of Parliament has appeared in court.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/westminster-terror-suspect-salih-khater-appears-in-court-accused-of-attempted-murder-a3915691.html

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Pre-theatre dinner: The best restaurants to visit before the theatre in London
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’Not what you want to see’ - concerns over mysterious red liquid on Bexleyheath train
A passenger on a Southeastern train has described his shock at boarding a service to Bexleyheath to find a window splattered with a red substance.

http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/16587093.southeastern-says-red-liquid-on-on-bexleyheath-train-was-not-blood/?ref=rss

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Top Muslim Tory Syed Kamall warns Conservative Party must win over ethnic minorities or lose power
The Tories risk being out of power for generations if they fail to reach out to Britain’s ethnic minority communities, one of the party’s most prominent Muslim politicians warned today.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/top-muslim-tory-syed-kamall-warns-conservative-party-must-win-over-ethnic-minorities-or-lose-power-a3915806.html

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Impressive results for students
Students have had record success on A-level results day after more than half of students got A*to B.

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Post by LDNnews: Becontree
Liverpool nearly pulled plug on Alisson Becker transfer after Loris Karius criticism, reveals Jurgen Klopp
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Westminster car crash: Man charged with attempted murder
Salih Khater will appear in court charged with the attempted murder of pedestrians and police.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45236971

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Student run over and killed in New Malden named
Charlotte Staplehurst, 21, died at the scene of the crash.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-45238429

VIEW THE BECONTREE 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 BECONTREE 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 BECONTREE 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 BECONTREE 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 BECONTREE AREA IN THE 1900s
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Becontree

The Becontree Estate remains the largest public housing development in the world.

The Becontree Estate was developed between 1921 and 1932 by the London County Council as a large council estate of 27,000 homes, intended as ’homes for heroes’ after World War I. It has a current population of over 100,000 and is named after the ancient Becontree hundred, which historically covered the area.

The very first house completed, in Chittys Lane, is recognisable by a blue council plate embedded in the wall. Parallel to Chittys Lane runs Valence Avenue, which is wider than the rest of the streets in the district because a temporary railway ran down the centre of the avenue during the construction of the estate - it was built especially for the building work, connecting railway sidings at Goodmayes and a wharf on the river Thames with the worksites.

At the time people marvelled at having indoor toilets and a private garden, although the sash windows were extremely draughty, there was no insulation in the attics, and during the winter months very few people could afford enough coal to heat the bedrooms. The toilet, bath tap and a tap in the kitchen over a copper boiler which was used for both washing clothes and heating bath water were all fed from a reservoir tank in the attic which invariably froze on winter mornings leaving the toilets unusable. One curious clause in the contract of tenancy stipulated that children born to parents living in Dagenham could not be housed on the estate themselves when the time came for them to establish their own homes.

Over the 15-year period of the building of the estate, the school-aged population rose rapidly to 25,000 while there were only 4 secondary schools nearby: three in Chadwell Heath and one at Becontree Heath, which meant that many children could not attend school. The first secondary school to be built was Green Lane in 1923, but it later became a primary school.

There was no town centre as is generally understood in a typical UK community. The new estate was to have large public houses few and far between, rather than smaller ones close together as in London.

Privet hedges (referred to as evers) were planted along the pavements at the end of every front garden and during the spring and summer months a squad of gardeners were employed to keep them in regulation height. Although the estate regulations stipulated that the gardens must be maintained in order, more than a few degenerated into virtual jungles. However, to encourage the application of this rule, prizes were awarded for the best kept gardens.

The houses were gas lit until after the Second World War and the old appliances remained in place after the electric fittings were installed; that is why the lights in the rooms were always ’off-centre’ except in the kitchen where the lamp was on the wall near the copper boiler. Gas street lighting was only replaced by electric lamps in 1957/58.

Becontree station was originally opened as Gale Street Halt in 1926 by the London, Midland and Scottish Railway on the existing route from Fenchurch Street to Southend. The station was renamed and completely rebuilt in 1932 with an additional pair of platforms to serve the electric District Railway local service.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alamiyah School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 9.
Becontree:   The Becontree Estate remains the largest public housing development in the world.
Becontree Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Becontree Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Dorothy Barley Junior Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Five Elms Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Godwin Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Grafton Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Henry Green Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Mayesbrook Park School:   Pupil referral unit which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 16.
Mayfield School:   Foundation school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Parsloes Park:   
Parsloes Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Roding Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Southwood Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Vincent’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
SW!TCH Borders:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 16.
The St Teresa Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Sydney Russell School:   Academy converter (All through) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Valence House Museum:   
Valence Park:   
Valence Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A124, RM8 · Academy Way, E17 · Academy Way, RM8 · Academy Way, RM9 · Adomar Road, RM8 · Ager Avenue, RM8 · Agnes Gardens, RM8 · Aidan Close, RM8 · Alleyndale Road, RM8 · Amesbury Road, RM9 · Amidas Gardens, RM9 · Aylmer Road, RM8 · Ayloffe Road, RM9 · Babington Road, RM8 · Bainbridge Road, RM9 · Barnmead Road, RM9 · Baron Road, RM8 · Barton Road, RM8 · Basedale Road, RM9 · Beacontree Avenue, E17 · Becontree Avenue, RM8 · Bennett’s Castle Lane, RM8 · Benning Drive, RM8 · Bentry Road, RM8 · Berengers Place, RM9 · Berryman Close, RM8 · Beverley Road, RM9 · Blithbury Road, RM9 · Blomville Road, RM8 · Bonham Gardens, RM8 · Bonham Road, RM8 · Boulton Road, RM8 · Bowes Road, RM8 · Boxoll Road, RM9 · Bragg Close, RM9 · Brett Gardens, RM9 · Brewood Road, RM8 · Brewood Road, RM9 · Brittain Road, RM8 · Bromhall Road, RM8 · Bromhall Road, RM9 · Burford Close, RM8 · Burnside Road, RM8 · Bushgrove Road, RM8 · Bushgrove Road, RM9 · Bushway, RM8 · Butler Road, RM8 · Campden Crescent, RM8 · Campden Way, RM8 · Cannington Road, RM9 · Carey Road, RM9 · Cartwright Road, RM9 · Chadway, RM8 · Chaplin Road, RM9 · Charlecote Road, RM8 · Cherry Gardens, RM9 · Christopher Gardens, RM9 · Claridge Road, RM8 · Clementhorpe Road, RM9 · Coleman Road, RM9 · Connor Road, RM9 · Coote Road, RM8 · Cornshaw Road, RM8 · Cornwallis Road, RM9 · Cornworthy Road, RM8 · Cotesmore Gardens, RM8 · Cotman Mews, RM8 · Crossway, RM8 · David Road, RM8 · Davington Road, RM8 · Davington Road, RM9 · Donne Road, RM8 · Dronfield Gardens, RM8 · Dunkeld Road, RM8 · Durell Road, RM9 · Easebourne Road, RM8 · Eaton Gardens, RM9 · Eliot Road, RM9 · Elms Gardens, RM9 · Exton Gardens, RM8 · Fanshawe Crescent, RM9 · Farmway, RM8 · Fellowship Close, RM8 · Fieldway, RM8 · Finnymore Road, RM9 · Fitzstephen Road, RM8 · Fitzstephen Road, RM9 · Freshwater Road, RM6 · Freshwater Road, RM8 · Fuller Road, RM8 · Gainsborough Road, RM8 · Gainsborough Road, RM9 · Gale Street, RM9 · Garner Close, RM8 · Gerald Road, RM8 · Grafton Gardens, RM8 · Grafton Road, RM8 · Green Lane, RM8 · Greenside, RM8 · Greenway, RM8 · Groveway, RM8 · Halbutt Gardens, RM9 · Hammonds Close, RM8 · Harris Road, RM9 · Harrold Road, RM8 · Harrold Road, RM9 · Haskard Road, RM9 · Hatfield Road, RM9 · Haydon Road, RM8 · Hedgemans Road, RM9 · Hedgemans Way, RM9 · Hedingham Road, RM8 · Henshawe Road, RM8 · Hepworth Gardens, IG11 · Hepworth Gardens, RM8 · Hewett Road, RM8 · Heynes Road, RM8 · Highgrove Road, RM8 · Hitherfield Road, RM8 · Hobart Road, RM9 · Hogarth Road, RM8 · Holden Close, IG3 · Holden Close, RM8 · Holden Close, RM9 · Homestead Road, RM8 · Honour Gardens, RM8 · Humphries Close, RM9 · Hunsdon Close, RM9 · Ilchester Road, RM8 · Inskip Road, RM8 · Ivinghoe Road, RM8 · Ivy Walk, RM9 · Ivyhouse Road, RM9 · Joan Gardens, RM8 · Kemp Road, RM8 · Keppel Road, RM9 · Kilsby Walk, RM9 · Kingsmill Road, RM9 · Kirklees Road, RM8 · Lacey Drive, RM8 · Lake Close, RM8 · Lamberhurst Road, RM8 · Lambley Road, RM9 · Langdale Close, RM8 · Lichfield Road, RM8 · Lichfield Road, RM9 · Lillechurch Road, RM8 · Lindisfarne Road, RM8 · Lindsey Road, RM8 · Linkway, RM8 · Lodge Avenue, IG11 · Longbridge Road, RM8 · Longbridge Road, RM9 · Lullington Road, RM9 · Lymington Road, RM8 · Lynnett Road, RM8 · Malpas Road, RM9 · Manor Square, RM8 · Margery Road, RM8 · Markyate Road, RM8 · Marlborough Road, RM8 · Marlborough Road, RM9 · Martin Gardens, RM8 · Martin Road, RM8 · Maxey Gardens, RM9 · Maxey Road, RM9 · Mayesbrook Road, RM8 · Mayesbrook Road, RM9 · Mayfield Road, RM8 · Meadow Walk, RM9 · Milner Road, RM8 · Monmouth Road, RM9 · Morris Road, RM8 · Neasham Road, RM8 · Neasham Road, RM9 · Neville Road, RM8 · Nicholas Road, RM8 · Northfield Path, RM9 · Northfield Road, RM9 · Nuneaton Road, RM9 · Osborne Road, RM9 · Osborne Square, RM9 · Oxlow Lane, RM9 · Parsloes Avenue, RM8 · Parsloes Avenue, RM9 · Pasture Road, RM9 · Peters Close, RM8 · Polesworth Road, RM9 · Porters Avenue, RM8 · Porters Avenue, RM9 · Ravensfield Close, RM9 · Raydons Gardens, RM9 · Raydons Road, RM9 · Rowlands Road, RM8 · Rowney Gardens, RM9 · Rowney Road, RM9 · Rugby Gardens, RM9 · Rugby Road, RM9 · Rusper Road, RM9 · Rutland Gardens, RM8 · Saint Georges Road, RM9 · Scholars Way, RM8 · School Way, RM8 · Scottes Lane, RM8 · Seabrook Gardens, RM8 · Sheldon Road, RM9 · Sheppey Gardens, RM9 · Shipton Close, RM8 · Shortcrofts Road, RM9 · Simmons Drive, RM8 · Singleton Road, RM9 · Sparks Close, RM8 · Spinney Gardens, RM9 · Springpond Road, RM9 · St Georges Road, RM9 · Stanhope Road, RM8 · Stevens Road, RM8 · Stonard Road, RM8 · Stone Close, RM8 · Tallow Close, RM9 · Temple Gardens, RM8 · Terrace Walk, RM9 · Thicket Grove, RM9 · Tremelo Green, RM8 · Turnage Road, RM8 · Urswick Gardens, RM9 · Urswick Road, RM9 · Valence Avenue, RM8 · Valence Circus, RM8 · Valence Wood Road, RM8 · Verney Gardens, RM9 · Verney Road, RM9 · Waldegrave Road, RM8 · Walfrey Gardens, RM9 · Walnut Tree Road, RM8 · Warrington Road, RM8 · Warrington Square, RM8 · Waterbeach Road, RM9 · Waterside Close, IG11 · Waterside Close, RM8 · Westfield Road, RM9 · Weston Road, RM9 · Weylond Road, RM8 · Winding Way, RM8 · Windsor Road, RM8 · Winifred Road, RM8 · Winmill Road, RM8 · Winterbourne Road, RM8 · Wood Lane, RM10 · Wood Lane, RM8 · Wood Lane, RM9 · Wren Gardens, RM9 · Wren Road, RM9 · Wroxall Road, RM9 · Wykeham Avenue, RM9 · Wykeham Green, RM9 ·
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