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West Ham 2-2 Leicester: Harvey Barnes secures controversial late draw
Leicester substitute Harvey Barnes score in stoppage time to secure a controversial draw with West Ham in a frantic finish at London Stadium.

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Virgin Money London Marathon (28th Apr 19)
The UK’s most famous road race returns for 2019 promising to beat even last year’s amazing event!

Crowds of half a million line the 26.2 mile course offering shouts of encouragement and congratula...

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Theresa May faces pressure as 'nearly eight out of 10 Tories want her to quit', according to new poll
A majority of Tories want Theresa May to quit as party leader, according to a new survey.

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Concern for schizophrenic man missing from carers in Lewisham
Police are looking for a 46-year-old schizophrenic man who became separated from his carers in Lewisham.

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Lyra McKee: first picture of 'kind' journalist, 29, shot dead in Derry 'terror attack'
Tributes have flooded in for a "lovely" and "kind" journalist who was shot dead in Northern Ireland in what police have called a terrorist attack.

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Police investigating string of north London sexual assaults 'committed by delivery driver'
A string of sexual assaults in north London are thought to have been carried out by a delivery driver on a moped, police said.

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Extinction Rebellion protests: Arrests hit 500 as Met Police deploys 1,000 officers to remove eco warriors
More than 500 Extinction Rebellion protesters have been arrested as authorities said 1,000 officers were being deployed each day to demonstrations in London.

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Dance star Hayley returns to her Ealing roots

CONTEMPORARY dance artist Hayley Matthews is heading back to her roots in Ealing, where she took her first steps, for a special performance.


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Jason Isaacs death: Joel Amade guilty of Northolt moped murder
Jason Isaacs, 18, was targeted in west London in November 2017.

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Inquest into death of Love Island star Sophie Gradon to be heard today
An inquest into the death of former Love Island star Sophie Gradon will be heard today.

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Extinction Rebellion London LIVE: Protests over climate change hit fourth day as activists storm capital
Parts of central London are set to grind to a halt again today, as environmental protestors begin their fourth day of disruption.

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Croydon school pupils taken to hospital after eating ’cannabis brownies’

Three Croydon pupils were taken to hospital after reportedly eating cannabis cakes at school.


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Spurs through after seven-goal thriller
Tottenham end Manchester City’s quadruple bid as Fernando Llorente’s goal settles an extraordinary Champions League quarter-final.

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Figures show HS2 has bought over 900 properties that could be affected by the high-speed rail route.
Figures show HS2 has bought over 900 properties that could be affected by the high-speed rail route.

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’I felt very lonely’: More mental health support for new mums in Bromley
A mental health charity is set to provide more support for Bromley mums after a further two years funding was confirmed.

https://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/17579085.bromley-ccg-confirm-more-mental-health-support-for-new-mums/?ref=rss

VIEW THE COVENT GARDEN 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 COVENT GARDEN 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 COVENT GARDEN 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 COVENT GARDEN 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 COVENT GARDEN AREA IN THE 1900s
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Covent Garden

From fruit and veg to Froo Tan Vetch

Covent Garden is a district in London on the eastern fringes of the West End, between St. Martin's Lane and Drury Lane.

It is associated with the former fruit and vegetable market in the central square, now a popular shopping and tourist site, and the Royal Opera House, which is also known as Covent Garden. The district is divided by the main thoroughfare of Long Acre, north of which is given over to independent shops centred on Neal's Yard and Seven Dials, while the south contains the central square with its street performers and most of the elegant buildings, theatres and entertainment facilities, including the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, and the London Transport Museum.

Though mainly fields until the 16th century, the area was briefly settled when it became the heart of the Anglo-Saxon trading town of Lundenwic. After the town was abandoned, part of the area was walled off by 1200 for use as arable land and orchards by Westminster Abbey, and was referred to as 'the garden of the Abbey and Convent'. The land, now called the Covent Garden, was seized by Henry VIII, and granted to the Earls of Bedford in 1552. The 4th Earl commissioned Inigo Jones to build some fine houses to attract wealthy tenants. Jones designed the Italianate arcaded square along with the church of St Paul's. The design of the square was new to London, and had a significant influence on modern town planning, acting as the prototype for the laying-out of new estates as London grew.

A small open-air fruit and vegetable market had developed on the south side of the fashionable square by 1654. Gradually, both the market and the surrounding area fell into disrepute, as taverns, theatres, coffee-houses and brothels opened up; the gentry moved away, and rakes, wits and playwrights moved in.

By the 18th century it had become a well-known red-light district, attracting notable prostitutes. An Act of Parliament was drawn up to control the area, and Charles Fowler's neo-classical building was erected in 1830 to cover and help organise the market. The area declined as a pleasure-ground as the market grew and further buildings were added: the Floral Hall, Charter Market, and in 1904 the Jubilee Market. By the end of the 1960s traffic congestion was causing problems, and in 1974 the market relocated to the New Covent Garden Market about three miles (5 km) south-west at Nine Elms. The central building re-opened as a shopping centre in 1980, and is now a tourist location containing cafes, pubs, small shops, and a craft market called the Apple Market, along with another market held in the Jubilee Hall.

Covent Garden tube station is a Grade II listed building and was opened by Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway on 11 April 1907, four months after services on the rest of the line began operating on 15 December 1906.

Like the rest of the original GNP&BR stations, the street level station building and platform tiling was designed by Leslie Green. The station building is a classic red 'Oxblood' building which has two elevations fronting onto the end of James Street and Long Acre. The platform wall was tiled with two shades of yellow and white tiling which formed geometric shapes along with three blank spaces to incorporate the station name. As part of TFL's investment programme, the ageing tiling dating back from the station's opening was replaced in 2010 in a like-for-like basis, retaining the look and feel of the platforms.

Covent Garden station is one of the few stations in Central London for which platform access is only by lift or stairs and often becomes congested due to the Covent Garden area's popularity with tourists. To control congestion on Saturday afternoons, when the surrounding shopping areas are at their busiest, the station was previously exit only to avoid the risk of dangerous overcrowding of the platforms, but following replacement of the lifts, this restriction has been lifted. There are four lifts which give access to street level, although a final flight of stairs from the lifts to the platforms means that the station is wheelchair inaccessible. Alternatively, there is an emergency spiral staircase of 193 steps (The equivalent to a 15 storey building). During the lift journey a recorded announcement is played asking passengers to have their tickets/passes ready as they exit the lifts and advising where to turn for Covent Garden's market.

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