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Brompton Road is one of the streets of London in the SW1X postal area.



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Posters of Newham Labour chief taken down ahead of crunch poll
Posters championing a London borough mayor ahead of a crunch election have been taken down by council staff after a series of complaints.

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John Worboys case: Court to rule if police failed victims
The Supreme Court will decide if the police failed two women who reported attacks in 2003 and 2007.

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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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Eurostar tickets between London and Amsterdam go on sale
Tickets for the new Eurostar service between London and Amsterdam have gone on sale.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/eurostar-tickets-between-london-and-amsterdam-go-on-sale-a3771641.html
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Key gig economy case reaches Supreme Court
Pimlico Plumbers is challenging a ruling that a "self-employed" worker is entitled to basic rights.

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Transfer news, rumours LIVE: Eden Hazard Chelsea future latest as Arsenal make Max Meyer top target
A warm welcome to the London Evening Standard's Premier League LIVE blog as we bring you the latest news and rumours from England's top flight this weekend.

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As it happened: Jeremy Vine shares his views on cycling in London after suffering at the hands of road rage driver two years ago
Jeremy Vine has shared his views on cycling in London at City Hall.

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Promise Nkenda stabbing: Two charged over Newham death
The 17-year-old victim was stabbed in Canning Town, east London, on Valentine’s Day.

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Thirteen Russians charged over US election meddling
Thirteen Russians have been charged with meddling in the US 2016 election, a major breakthrough in the FBI investigation has revealed.

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Great Portland Street fire: Crews tackle building site blaze
A fire breaks out in a building which is being redeveloped on Great Portland Street, central London.

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When is the FA Cup draw? Start time, TV coverage and quarter-final ball numbers
Chelsea kicked off the FA Cup fifth-round weekend as last year's beaten finalists beat Hull City 4-0 at Stamford Bridge on Friday night.

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Huddersfield vs Manchester United LIVE latest score: FA Cup 2017-18 goal updates, TV and how to follow online, team news and line-ups
Can Terriers replicate shock home win?

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Why hasn’t the UK banned this far-right purveyor of hate speech? | Rupa Huq
Why hasn’t the UK banned this far-right purveyor of hate speech? | Rupa Huq

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Uber to open 24-hour hotline for reporting 'bad experiences'
Uber is setting up an "open all hours" telephone hotline for passengers who want to make a complaint after a journey booked through the cab hailing app.

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VIEW THE KNIGHTSBRIDGE AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE KNIGHTSBRIDGE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE KNIGHTSBRIDGE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE KNIGHTSBRIDGE AREA IN THE 1860s
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Knightsbridge

Knightsbridge was originally a small hamlet, between the villages of Chelsea (Chelsey), Kensington (Kensing town) and Charing. In the time of Edward I, the manor of Knightsbridge appertained to the abbey of Westminster. It was named after a crossing of the River Westbourne, which is now an underground river.

Knightsbridge is notable as an ultra-expensive residential area, and for the density of its upmarket retail outlets. Fourteen of Britain's two hundred most expensive streets are in the district.

Knightsbridge is leafy, especially considering its location at the heart of London. It is home to many of the world's richest people, and has some of the highest property prices in the world. In February 2007, the world's then most expensive apartment at One Hyde Park, sold off plan for £100,000,000, and was bought by a Qatari Prince, and another apartment at the same place in February 2009, of almost the same price was bought by an Afghani Prince.

The principal landowners in the area are the Duke of Westminster and Earl Cadogan. The two areas of aristocratic landholdings can be distinguished: red-brick Queen Anne Revival buildings are mostly to be found on the Cadogan Estates, whereas white stucco-fronted houses are mostly found on the Grosvenor Estate, built by Thomas Cubitt.

Knightsbridge station opened on 15 December 1906 by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway (GNP&BR, now the Piccadilly Line). When opened, the platforms were accessed in the standard manner by four lifts and an emergency staircase connecting to parallel passageways and bridges to midway along the platforms. The original station building designed by Leslie Green was located on Brompton Road a short distance west of its junction with Knightsbridge and Sloane Street.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Harrods:   Harrods is an upmarket department store located in Brompton Road in Knightsbridge.
Knightsbridge:   Knightsbridge was originally a small hamlet, between the villages of Chelsea (Chelsey), Kensington (Kensing town) and Charing. In the time of Edward I, the manor of Knightsbridge appertained to the abbey of Westminster. It was named after a crossing of the River Westbourne, which is now an underground river.
St Paul’s Church:   St Paul’s Church is an Anglican church of the Anglo-Catholic tradition located at 32a Wilton Place.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albert Gate, SW1X · Alexander Square, SW3 · Basil Mansions, SW3 · Basil Street, SW1X · Basil Street, SW3 · Beauchamp Mansions, SW3 · Beauchamp Place, SW3 · Beaufort Gardens, SW3 · Belgrave Mews West, SW1X · Bowater House West, SW1X · Bowater House, SW1X · Bradbrook House, SW1X · Brompton Place, SW3 · Brompton Road, SW1X · Brompton Road, SW3 · Cadogan Lane, SW1X · Cadogan Place, SW1X · Cadogan Square, SW1X · Carriage Drive, SE21 · Carriage Drive, SE22 · Chapel Street, SW1X · Chesham Mews, SW1X · Chesham Place, SW1X · Chester Mews, SW1X · Cheval Place, SW7 · Clabon Mews, SW1X · Culross Street, W1K · Dunraven Street, W1K · Duplex Ride, SW1X · Egerton Terrace, SW3 · Ellis Street, SW1X · Ennismore Mews, SW7 · Ennismore Street, SW7 · Fairholt Street, SW7 · Frederic Mews, SW1X · Glynde Mews, SW3 · Groom Place, SW1X · Grosvenor Crescent Mews, SW1X · Grosvenor Crescent, SW1X · Grosvenor Cresent, SW1X · Halkin Street, SW1X · Hans Crescent, SW1X · Hans Crescent, SW3 · Hans Cresent, SW1X · Hans Place, SW1X · Hans Road, SW1X · Hans Road, SW3 · Hans Street, SW1X · Harriet Street, SW1X · Harriet Walk, SW1X · Harrods Green, HA8 · Herbert Crescent, SW1X · Jefferson House, SW3 · Jones Street, W1K · Kingston House North, SW7 · Knight’s Bridge, E20 · Knightsbridge Barracks, SW7 · Knightsbridge Court, SW1X · Knightsbridge Green, SW1X · Knightsbridge, SW1X · Knightsbridge, SW3 · Lancelot Place, SW7 · Lennox Gardens Mews, SW1X · Lennox Gardens, SW1X · Little Chester Street, SW1X · Lowndes Square, SW1X · Lowndes Street, SW1X · Montpelier Mews, SW7 · Montpelier Square, SW7 · Montpelier Street, SW3 · Montpelier Street, SW7 · Montpelier Walk, SW7 · New Ride, SW1X · New Ride, SW7 · Old Barrack Yard, SW1X · Ovington Gardens, SW3 · Ovington Square, SW3 · Ovington Street, SW3 · Park Close, SW1X · Park Lane, W1J · Park Lane, W1K · Park Mansions, SW1X · Park Street, W1K · Park Towers Hotel, SW1X · Parkside, SW1X · Pavilion Road, SW1X · Peninsular Tower, SW7 · Pont St Mews, SW1X · Pont Street Mews, SW1X · Pont Street, SW1X · Raphael Street, SW1X · Raphael Street, SW7 · Relton Mews, SW7 · Rotten Row, SW1X · Rotten Row, SW7 · Rutland Gardens, SW7 · Rutland Gate Mews, SW7 · Rutland Gate, SW7 · Rutland Street, SW7 · Sloane Street, SW1X · Sloane Terrace, SW1X · South Carriage Drive, SW1X · South Carriage Drive, SW7 · Stackhouse Street, SW1X · Trevor Place, SW7 · Trevor Square, SW3 · Trevor Square, SW7 · Trevor Street, SW7 · Upper Brook Street, W1K · Upper Grosvenor Street, W1K · Walkway, SW7 · Walton Street, SW3 · Wilbraham Place, SW1X · William Mews, SW1X · William Street, SW1X · Wilton Crescent, SW1X · Wilton Mews, SW1X · Wilton Place, SW1X · Wilton Street, SW1X · Woods Mews, W1K · Yeomans Row, SW3 ·


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Central London, south west (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Central London, south 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.
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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.
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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured.
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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.
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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.
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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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