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Owen Close is a road in the UB4 postcode area



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John and I were married in 1960 and we bought, or rather acquired a mortgage on 31 Princedale Road in 1961 for £5,760 plus another two thousand for updating plumbing and wiring, and installing central heating, a condition of our mortgage. It was the top of what we could afford.

We chose the neighbourhood by putting a compass point on John’s office in the City and drawing a reasonable travelling circle round it because we didn’t want him to commute. I had recently returned from university in Nigeria, where I was the only white undergraduate and where I had read a lot of African history in addition to the subject I was studying, and John was still recovering from being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese in the Far East in WW2. This is why we rejected advice from all sorts of people not to move into an area where there had so recently bee

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A support centre has opened in Pollards Hill to help young entrepreneurs
A brand new support centre designed to help young people make a start in business has opened in Pollards Hill Estate.

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Asthma inhalers recalled over fault that could ’put people’s lives at risk’

Thousands of inhalers used by asthma patients have been recalled over safety fears.


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Six Nations 2018: James Haskell & Joe Marler in England squad v Scotland
Flanker James Haskell and prop Joe Marler are included in England’s 25-man squad for Saturday’s Six Nations match against Scotland at Murrayfield.

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Yeovil Town Ladies 0-2 Chelsea Ladies
England’s Fran Kirby comes off the bench to help Chelsea go top of Women’s Super League One and deny Yeovil a first point of 2017-18.

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’Let’s talk’: As Unilever slams tech giants, this is how we can help businesses with advertising on trusted platforms
’Let’s talk’: As Unilever slams tech giants, this is how we can help businesses with advertising on trusted platforms

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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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Save the Children dismissed staff over sexual harassment allegations, charity boss confirms
Save the Children dismissed staff over reports of sexual harassment, the charity's boss has said.

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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.

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First Elizabeth line trains run from Paddington for testing ahead of Crossrail launch
The first Elizabeth line trains have started running from Paddington ahead of the launch of Crossrail later this year.

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Wimbledon care home celebrated Chinese Year of the Dog
A Wimbledon care home has welcomed the Chinese Year of the Dog with a day of celebration and activities.

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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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Four rescued from Chelsea flats after fire breaks out on World’s End Estate
The blaze on the World's End Estate took 31 firefighters more than an hour to bring under control

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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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This morning’s weather, traffic and travel across south London, north Kent and Surrey

Good morning! The rain is back this week but it still feels much warmer. Although there’s no ice on the roads, there are still plenty of accidents and delays to watch out for. Stay with us for live traffic, tube, train, and weather updates.


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Community fun-day to be held at the new Colliers Wood Library

The brand new Colliers Wood Library will be hosting a community fun day on February 24 packed with free activities and events for children of all ages.


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OTHER WEST BROMPTON ENTRIES

West Brompton

West Brompton is a Network Rail West London Line and London Overground and Underground (District Line) station in west London.

It is located on Old Brompton Road immediately south of Earls Court Exhibition Centre.

The name refers to the older locality of Brompton to the east, although the areas of South Kensington and Earl's Court separate West Brompton from its namesake. Whilst in the early part of the 20th century, the whole area between Knightsbridge and here would have been known as Brompton, modern-day locals would not recognise Brompton and West Brompton as geographically contiguous. Today it still has its own Royal Mail London postcode of SW10 (though that also covers part of Chelsea).

On 12 April 1869, the Metropolitan District Railway (MDR, now the District Line) opened its own station as the terminus and only station on its extension from Gloucester Road station (Earl's Court station did not open until 1871). On 1 March 1880, the MDR opened an extension south from West Brompton to Putney Bridge.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Bailey’s Hotel:   The Bailey’s Hotel, 140 Gloucester Road, is a historic hotel in Kensington.
Brompton:   Brompton is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Gloucester Road:   Gloucester Road: Where Rumpole of the Bailey hung his hat.
West Brompton:   West Brompton is a Network Rail West London Line and London Overground and Underground (District Line) station in west London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A3220, W11 · A3220, W12 · Adrian Mews, SW10 · Ambassador’s Court, SW1A · Ashburn Gardens, SW7 · Ashburn Place, SW7 · Astwood Mews, SW7 · Barkston Gardens, SW5 · Beaufort Street, SW10 · Billing Road, SW10 · Billing Street, SW10 · Bina Gardens, SW5 · Bolton Gardens Mews, SW10 · Bolton Gardens, SW5 · Boltons Place, SW5 · Bramham Gardens, SW5 · Brechin Place, SW7 · Cathcart Road, SW10 · Cavaye Place, SW10 · Clareville Grove, SW7 · Clareville Street, SW7 · Colbeck Mews, SW7 · Coleherne Mews, SW10 · Coleherne Road, SW10 · Collingham Gardens, SW5 · Collingham Road, SW5 · Courtfield Gardens, SW5 · Courtfield Road, SW7 · Cranley Mews, SW7 · Cresswell Gardens, SW10 · Cresswell Gardens, SW5 · Cresswell Place, SW10 · Dove Mews, SW5 · Drayton Gardens, SW10 · Eagle Place, SW7 · East Terrace, SW10 · Elm Park Gardens, SW10 · Elm Park Lane, SW10 · Esher House, SW10 · Farrier Walk, SW10 · Fawcett Street, SW10 · Finborough Road, SW10 · Finborough Road, SW5 · Fulham Road, SW10 · Gertrude Street, SW10 · Gilston Road, SW10 · Gledhow Gardens, SW5 · Harcourt Terrace, SW10 · Harley Gardens, SW10 · Harrington Gardens, SW7 · Hereford Square, SW7 · Hesper Mews, SW5 · Holly Mews, SW10 · Hollywood Mews, SW10 · Hollywood Road, SW10 · Ifield Road, SW10 · Laverton Place, SW5 · Milborne Grove, SW10 · Munro Terrace, SW10 · Nightingale Place, SW10 · Old Brompton Road, SW5 · Old Brompton Road, SW6 · Owen Close, UB4 · Priory Walk, SW10 · Redcliffe Close, SW5 · Redcliffe Gardens, SW10 · Redcliffe Gardens, SW5 · Redcliffe Mews, SW10 · Redcliffe Place, SW10 · Redcliffe Road, SW10 · Redcliffe Square, SW10 · Redcliffe Square, SW5 · Redcliffe Street, SW10 · Roland Gardens, SW7 · Roland Way, SW7 · Rosary Gardens, SW7 · Seymour Walk, SW10 · South Bolton Gardens, SW5 · South Walk, SW10 · St Lukes Church Hall, SW10 · Stanhope Gardens, SW7 · Stanhope Mews South, SW7 · Stanhope Mews West, SW7 · The Boltons, SW10 · The Boltons, SW5 · The Little Boltons, SW10 · The Mansions, SW5 · Thistle Grove, SW10 · Tregunter Road, SW10 · Weir Road, SW17 · West Cromwell Road, SW5 · Westgate Terrace, SW10 · Wetherby Gardens, SW5 · Wetherby Mews, SW5 · Wetherby Place, SW7 · Whistler Walk, SW10 ·


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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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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1843) FREE DOWNLOAD
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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."
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Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
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London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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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
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