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Fitzrovia is the area lying to the west of Tottenham Court Road.



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Government loses clean air court case
Campaigners win a third High Court victory over the UK government’s plans to tackle air pollution.

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Isaiah Haastrup’s father banned from hospital again
Lanre Haastrup says he will be "irreparably damaged" if his son dies before he sees him again.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-43141807
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Portraits by Bacon and Freud of same man go on display together
Strikingly different paintings of Bacon’s lover George Dyer hung side by side for first timeTwo portraits by Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud of the same man, one intense, twisted and distorted; the other serene, relaxed and unguarded, have gone on display side by side for the first time. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/feb/21/portraits-bacon-freud-george-dyer-go-on-display-together
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Hundreds of jobs at risk after company involved in Beddington incinerator project enters administration

Hundreds of jobs hang in the balance after a major construction company involved in the controversial Beddington incinerator project went into administration yesterday.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16038403.Hundreds_of_jobs_at_risk_after_company_involved_in_Beddington_incinerator_project_enters_administration/?ref=rss
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’Urgent track repairs’ at New Cross Gate leads to train cancellations

People commuting home have been faced with train cancellations going through New Cross Gate due to "urgent track repairs".


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TfL finance crisis puts ALL major improvements to London's roads on hold for two years
Transport for London's finances are in such a state that major improvements to London's roads have been put on hold for two years, it emerged today.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/all-major-improvements-to-london-s-roads-put-on-hold-for-two-years-a3772076.html
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Westminster councillor given 514 ’freebies’ in three years
Robert Davis has enjoyed hundreds of gifts and hospitality since January 2015, records show.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-43128009
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The Queen on the ’frow’ at London Fashion Week
She sat in the front row next to Vogue’s Anna Wintour and gave an award to designer Richard Quinn.

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The story of No 20: how does a London family home end up empty in 2018?
The story of No 20: how does a London family home end up empty in 2018?

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/feb/20/how-does-london-family-home-end-up-empty
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Zebra crossing on busy Wimbledon road has now been installed

A pedestrian crossing on a busy Wimbledon road that was four years in the making has now been installed.


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Sutton police cadet, 16, honoured after man went into seizure in supermarket car park
Sutton police cadet, 16, honoured after man went into seizure in supermarket car park

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Chelsea vs Barcelona LIVE latest score: Uefa Champions League 2017-18 goal updates, TV, how to watch online, team news, line-ups at Stamford Bridge
Blues unbeaten in seven games against Barca

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Jeremy Vine films ’40 driving crimes a day’
The BBC Radio 2 presenter talks about the woman who was jailed for threatening him in August 2016.

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Jeremy Corbyn vows to curb City of London’s power
The Labour leader also says the government needs stronger powers to prevent "hostile takeovers".

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Ernest Hecht obituary
Ernest Hecht obituary

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VIEW THE FITZROVIA 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 FITZROVIA 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 FITZROVIA 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 FITZROVIA 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 FITZROVIA AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

 
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LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adam and Eve Tearooms:   The Adam and Eve Tearooms were a fashionable Georgian watering hole.
All Souls Church:   All Souls Church is an evangelical Anglican church situated at the north end of Regent Street.
Euston Square:   Euston Square is a London Underground station near Euston station, at the corner of Euston Road and Gower Street, just north of University College London.
Goodge Street:   Goodge Street station on London Underground's Northern Line, opened on 22 June 1907.
Newman Arms:   The Newman Arms has been a Fitzrovia fixture for centuries.
Scala Theatre:   Scala Theatre was a theatre in London, sited on Charlotte Street, off Tottenham Court Road. The first theatre on the site opened in 1772, and was demolished in 1969, after being destroyed by fire.
University College London:   University College London (UCL) is a public research university and a constituent college of the federal University of London.
Warren Street:   Warren Street tube station is a London Underground station, located at the intersection of Tottenham Court Road and Euston Road. It is the nearest tube station to University College Hospital, being opposite the newly opened main building. It is also very close to Euston Square station.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Fairyland:   During the period leading up to and during the First World War, 92 Tottenham Court Road was the location of a shooting range called Fairyland.
Queen's Arms (1890):   Photographed in 1890, the Queen's Arms - on the corner of Tottenham Street and Charlotte Street - lay in the heart of Fitzrovia.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alfred Mews, WC1E · All Souls Place, W1B · All Souls’ Place, W1B · Berners Mews, W1T · Berners Place, W1T · Berners Street, W1D · Berners Street, W1T · Bird Street, W1T · Bolsover Street, W1W · Bourlet Close, W1W · Brock Street, NW1 · Bromley Place, W1T · BT Tower · Bywell Place, W1T · Candover Street, W1W · Capper Street, WC1E · Carburton Street, W1W · Charlotte Mews, W1T · Charlotte Place, W1T · Charlotte Street, W1T · Chenies Mews, WC1E · Chitty Street, W1T · Cleveland Street, W1T · Cleveland Street, W1W · Clipstone Mews, W1T · Clipstone Street, W1W · Coach Road, NW1 · Collingwood House, W1W · Colville Place, W1T · Conway Mews, W1T · Conway Street, W1T · Darwin Walk, WC1E · De Walden Court, W1W · Drummond Street, NW1 · Durham Wharf Drive, TW8 · East Street, TW8 · Eastcastle Street, W1T · Eastcastle Street, W1W · Euston Centre, NW1 · Euston Road, W1T · Euston Street, NW1 · Euston Tower · Evelyn Yard, W1T · First Floor, W1T · Fitzroy Court, W1T · Fitzroy Mews, W1T · Fitzroy Square, W1T · Fitzroy Street, W1T · Foley Street, W1W · Foundry Mews, NW1 · Goodge Place, W1T · Goodge Street, W1T · Gordon Mansions, WC1E · Gosfield Street, W1W · Gower Court, WC1E · Gower Place, WC1E · Grafton Mews, W1T · Grafton Way, W1T · Grafton Way, WC1E · Great Castle Street, W1B · Great Castle Street, W1G · Great Castle Street, W1W · Great Tichfield Road, W1W · Great Titchfield Street, W1 · Great Titchfield Street, W1W · Greenwell Street, W1T · Greenwell Street, W1W · Gresse Street, W1T · Hanson Street, W1W · Holland Street, W1F · Howland Street, W1T · Huntley Street, WC1E · Langham Place, W1B · Langham Street, W1W · Laxton Place, NW1 · Lexington Street Cos, W1F · Little Portland Street, W1W · Little Titchen Street, W1W · Little Titchfield Street, W1W · Longford Street, NW1 · Lowndes Court, W1F · Maple Street, 92103 · Maple Street, W1T · Margaret Court, W1W · Margaret Street, W1B · Margaret Street, W1W · Market Place, W1W · Marylebone Passage, W1W · Melton Street, NW1 · Middleton Buildings, W1W · Middleton Place, W1W · Midford Place, W1T · Morley House, W1B · Mortimer Market, W1T · Mortimer Street, W1 · Mortimer Street, W1T · Mortimer Street, W1W · Nassau Street, W1W · New Cavendish Street, W1W · Newman Passage, W1T · Newman Street, W1T · North Cloisters, WC1E · North Crescent, WC1E · North Cresent, WC1E · North Gower Street, NW1 · Ogle Street, W1W · Osnaburgh Street, NW1 · Oxford Street, W1D · Oxford Street, W1F · Poland Street, W1F · Queen’s Yard, W1T · Rathbone Place, W1T · Rathbone Place, WC1H · Rathbone Street, W1T · Riding House Street, W1B · Riding House Street, W1W · Sandringham Court, W1F · Scala Street, W1T · St Annes, NW1 · St Mary Magdalene Church, NW1 · Stephen Mews, W1T · Stephenson Way, NW1 · Tolmers Square, NW1 · Tottenham Court Road, W1T · Tottenham Mews, W1T · Tottenham Street, W1T · Triton Square, NW1 · Triton Street, NW1 · University Street, WC1E · Warren Court, NW1 · Warren Mews, W1T · Warren Street, W1T · Wells Mews, W1T · Wells Street, W1D · Wells Street, W1T · Whitfield Place, W1T · Whitfield Street, W1T · Windmill Street, W1T · Winsley Street, W1D · Winsley Street, W1W ·


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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)

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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