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VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE MARBLE ARCH AREA IN THE 1900s
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Marble Arch

Marble Arch station was opened on 30 July 1900 by the Central London Railway.

Like all the original stations on the CLR, Marble Arch was served by lifts to the platforms but the station was reconstructed in the early 1930s to accommodate escalators. This saw the closure of the original station building, designed by the architect Harry Bell Measures, that was situated on the corner of Quebec Street and Oxford Street, and a replacement sub-surface ticket hall opened further to the west. The new arrangements came into use on 15 August 1932. The original surface building was later demolished.

The platforms, originally lined in plain white tiles, were refitted with decorative vitreous enamel panels in 1985. The panel graphics were designed by Annabel Grey.

The station was modernised in 2010 resulting in new finishes in all areas of the station, apart from the retention of various of the decorative enamel panels at platform level.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Ark King Solomon Academy:   Academy sponsor led (All through) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Bayard’s Bridge:   Bayard’s Bridge took the Uxbridge Road over the River Westbourne.
Bayswater Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Christ Church Bentinck CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Church of the Annunciation:   The Church of the Annunciation, Marble Arch, is a Church of England parish church designed by Sir Walter Tapper. It is a Grade II* listed building.
Churchill Hotel:   The Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill is a five star hotel located on Portman Square.
Connaught House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Edgware Road:   Edgware Road station was part of the world's first underground railway when it was opened as part of the Metropolitan Railway between Paddington and Farringdon on 1 October 1863.
Hampden Gurney CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Hyde Park:   
Hyett's hand-drawn 1807 map:   William Hyett produced an amazingly accurate map of the London countryside in 1807, using just pen and paper.
Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine:   Higher education institutions
L’Ecole Bilingue Elementaire:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Lancaster Gate:   Lancaster Gate is a mid-nineteenth century development in the Bayswater district of west central London, immediately to the north of Kensington Gardens.
Long Water:   The Long Water is a recreational lake in Kensington Gardens, created in 1730 at the behest of Queen Caroline.
Marble Arch:   Marble Arch station was opened on 30 July 1900 by the Central London Railway.
Marble Arch:   Marble Arch is a 19th-century white marble faced triumphal arch.
Micky Star Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Montagu House:   Montagu House at 22 Portman Square was a historic London house.
Paddington:   The first underground railway station in the world ran from Paddington - opened as Paddington (Bishop's Road) by the Metropolitan Railway on 10 January 1863 as the terminus of the company's route from Farringdon.
Paddington Green Children’s Hospital:   The Paddington Green Children’s Hospital opened in August 1883.
Portman Early Childhood Centre:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 5.
Royal College of Music:   Higher education institutions
Somerset House, Park Lane:   Somerset House was an 18th-century town house on the east side of Park Lane, where it meets Oxford Street, in the Mayfair area of London. It was also known as 40 Park Lane, although a renumbering means that the site is now called 140 Park Lane.
Speakers’ Corner:   Speakers’ Corner is in the northeast corner of Hyde Park.
St Georges Fields:   St George’s Fields are a former burial ground of St George’s, Hanover Square, lying between Connaught Street and Bayswater Road.
St Mary’s Hospital, London:   St Mary’s Hospital is a hospital in Paddington, founded in 1845.
St Nicholas Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
The Minerva Academy:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
The Serpentine:   The Serpentine is a 40-acre (16 ha) recreational lake in Hyde Park.
Tyburn:   Tyburn was a village of Middlesex close to the current location of Marble Arch and the southern end of Edgware Road.
United Colleges Group:   Further education (16 plus) which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 99.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Twopenny Tube:   In 1900, a pioneering underground railway began running in London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adpar Street, W2 · Albert Court, SW7 · Albert Hall Mansions, SW7 · Albion Close, W2 · Albion Mews, W2 · Albion Street, W2 · Archery Close, W2 · Ashbridge Street, NW8 · Ashmill Street, NW1 · Ashmill Street, NW8 · Ayrton Road, SW7 · Bathurst Mews, W2 · Bathurst Street, W2 · Bayswater Road, W8 · Beauchamp Mansions, SW3 · Beauchamp Place, SW3 · Beaufort Gardens, SW3 · Bell Street, NW1 · Belvedere Strand, NW9 · Bendall Mews, NW1 · Boscobel Street, NW8 · Bouverie Place, W2 · Braithwaite Tower, W2 · Brendon Street, W1H · Broadley Street, NW8 · Brompton Place, SW3 · Brompton Road, SW3 · Brompton Square, SW3 · Bryanston Street, W1C · Bryanston Street, W1H · Bryanston Street, W2 · Burwood Place, W2 · Cabbell Street, NW1 · Cambridge Court, W2 · Cambridge Square, W2 · Carriage Drive, SE21 · Carriage Drive, SE22 · Castlereagh Street, W1H · Cato Street, W1H · Chapel Street, NW1 · Cheval Place, SW7 · Church Street, NW8 · Church Street, W2 · Clarendon Place, W2 · Clifton Place, W2 · Conduit Mews, W2 · Conduit Passage, W2 · Conduit Place, W2 · Connaught Close, W2 · Connaught Place, W2 · Connaught Square, W2 · Connaught Street, W2 · Corlett Street, NW1 · Cosway Street, NW1 · Cottage Place, SW3 · Cottage Place, SW7 · Craven Road, W2 · Crawford Place, W1H · Crompton Street, W2 · Cromwell Gardens, SW7 · Cuthbert Street, W2 · Daventry Street, NW1 · Dudley Street, W2 · Edgware Road Subway, W2 · Edgware Road, NW1 · Edgware Road, NW8 · Edgware Road, W1H · Edgware Road, W2 · Edna House, W2 · Edward House, W2 · Egerton Gardens Mews, SW3 · Egerton Gardens, SW3 · Egerton Terrace, SW3 · Elms Mews, W2 · Ennismore Gardens Mews, SW7 · Ennismore Gardens, SW7 · Ennismore Mews, SW7 · Ennismore Street, SW7 · Entrance Macmillan House, W2 · Exhibition Road, SW7 · Fairholt Street, SW7 · Frankland Road, SW7 · Frederick Close, W2 · George Street, W2 · Gloucester Square, W2 · Glynde Mews, SW3 · Hall Place, W2 · Hampshire House, W2 · Harbet Road, W2 · Harcourt Street, W1H · Harewood Avenue, NW1 · Harewood Row, NW1 · Harrowby Street, W1H · Hatton Street, NW8 · Hayes Place, NW1 · Hermitage Street, W2 · Homer Row, W1H · Homer Street, W1H · Horse Ride, E11 · Howards Way, W2 · Hyde Park Crescent, W2 · Hyde Park Cresent, W2 · Hyde Park Gardens Mews, W2 · Hyde Park Gardens, W2 · Hyde Park Gardnes, W2 · Hyde Park Place, W2 · Hyde Park Square, W2 · Hyde Park Street, W2 · Hyde Park, W2 · Imperial College Road, SW7 · Joe Strummer Subway, W2 · Junction Mews, W2 · Junction Place, W2 · Kendal Street, W2 · Kensington Gore, SW7 · Kensington Road, SW7 · Kensington West, W14 · Kingston House North, SW7 · Knight’s Bridge, E20 · Knightsbridge Barracks, SW7 · Knightsbridge, SW3 · Lancaster Gate, W2 · Lancaster Terrace, W2 · Lancelot Place, SW7 · Lennox Gardens, SW1X · Lisson Grove, NW1 · Lisson Street, NW1 · London Mews, W2 · London Street, W2 · Marble Arch, W1H · Marylebone Flyover, NW1 · Marylebone Flyover, W2 · Merchant Square, W2 · Miles Buildings, NW1 · Molyneux Street, W1H · Moncorvo Close, SW7 · Montpelier Mews, SW7 · Montpelier Square, SW7 · Montpelier Street, SW3 · Montpelier Street, SW7 · Montpelier Walk, SW7 · Montrose Court, SW7 · Museum Lane, SW7 · New Ride, SW7 · Norfolk Crescent, W2 · Norfolk Place, W2 · Norfolk Square, W2 · North Carriage Drive, W2 · North Terrace, SW3 · North Terrace, SW7 · North Wharf Road, W2 · Nutford Place, W1H · Old Marylebone Road, NW1 · Old Quebec Street, W1 · Old Quebec Street, W1H · Ovington Gardens, SW3 · Ovington Square, SW3 · Oxford Square, W2 · Paddington Green, W2 · Paddington Station Car Park, W2 · Park Lane, W1C · Park Steps, W2 · Park West Place, W2 · Park West, W2 · Penfold Place, NW1 · Penfold Street, NW1 · Penfold Street, NW8 · Policeman’s Walk, W2 · Policeman’s Walk, W2 · Porchester Place, W2 · Portman Square, W1H · Portsea Mews, W2 · Portsea Place, W2 · Praed Mews, W2 · Praed Street, W2 · Prince Consort Road, SW7 · Princes Gardens, GU3 · Princes Gardens, SW7 · Princes Gate Mews, SW7 · Princes Gate, SW7 · Princess Louise Close, W2 · Quadrangle Tower, W2 · Radnor Lodge, W2 · Radnor Mews, W2 · Radnor Place, W2 · Rainsford Street, W2 · Ranston Street, NW1 · Relton Mews, SW7 · Richmond House, NW1 · Rotten Row, SW7 · Rutland Gardens, SW7 · Rutland Gate Mews, SW7 · Rutland Gate, SW7 · Rutland Street, SW7 · Saint Mary’s Square, W2 · Saint Michael’s Street, W2 · Sale Place, W2 · Salisbury Street, NW8 · Serpentine Bridge, W2 · Serpentine Road, SW1X · Serpentine Road, SW7 · Serpentine Road, W1J · Serpentine Road, W1K · Serpentine Road, W2 · Seymour Buildings, W1H · Seymour Leisure Centre, W1H · Shillibeer Place, W1H · Shouldham Street, W1H · Shroton Street, NW1 · South Carriage Drive, SW7 · South Wharf Road, W2 · Southwick Mews, W2 · Southwick Place, W2 · Southwick Street, W2 · Spring Street, W2 · St Johns Church, W2 · St Marks Church, NW1 · St Marys Medical School, W2 · St Michaels Street, W2 · Stalbridge Street, NW1 · Stanhope Place, W2 · Stanhope Terrace, W2 · Star Street, W2 · Strathearn Place, W2 · Sussex Gardens, W2 · Sussex Place, W2 · Sussex Square, W2 · Talbot Square, W2 · The Water Gardens, W2 · Tigris House Fourth Floor, W2 · Transept Street, NW1 · Trevor Place, SW7 · Trevor Square, SW3 · Trevor Square, SW7 · Trevor Street, SW7 · Walkway, SW7 · Wallace Court, NW1 · Walton Street, SW3 · Water Gardens, W2 · West Carriage Drive, SW7 · West Carriage Drive, W2 · Westbourne Street, W2 · Whitehaven Street, NW8 · Winsland Street, W2 · Yeomans Row, SW3 ·
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Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)

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.
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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.
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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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