Launceston Place, SW7

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Launceston Place is a road in the SW7 postcode area



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FA Cup final 2018 live: TV time and coverage for Chelsea vs Manchester United
Conte and Mourinho battle for silverware in domestic season finale

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/chelsea-vs-manchester-united-live-news-and-latest-buildup-to-the-fa-cup-final-at-wembley-a3843341.html

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How Chelsea and Manchester United could line up for FA Cup Final at Wembley
LIVE | Follow build-up to Chelsea vs Manchester United

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/how-chelsea-and-manchester-united-could-line-up-for-fa-cup-final-at-wembley-a3843401.html

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Daughter makes emotional plea for help to find missing dad who vanished after ’going for a walk around the block’ in Hammersmith
Ivor Morgan, 64, suffers from memory loss and has not been seen since he left his daughter's Hammersmith home to go for a walk last Friday evening (May 11)

https://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/daughter-makes-emotional-plea-help-14676612

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London's best bakeries and cake shops
It's National Baking Week, so take a look at the cherries on the cake of London's a-bun-dance of bakeries

https://www.standard.co.uk/go/london/restaurants/the-best-bakeries-and-cake-shops-in-london-a3659671.html

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Living in London is expensive. Obscenely expensive, in fact.
Living in London is expensive. Obscenely expensive, in fact.

https://www.standard.co.uk/go/london/restaurants/cheap-vegetarian-food-restaurants-and-eats-in-london-best-dishes-under-10-a3840851.html

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Two men jailed for brutal Mottingham murder

Two men involved in the brutal murder of 21-year-old Dean Pascal-Modeste have been jailed.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16233500.Two_men_jailed_for_brutal_Mottingham_murder/?ref=rss

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Gareth Southgate on England World Cup squad: Joe Hart, Jack Wilshere and experience
On Thursday Gareth Southgate sat down at Wembley Stadium to face the media for the first time since naming his England squad for the World Cup this summer.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/gareth-southgate-on-england-world-cup-squad-joe-hart-jack-wilshere-and-experience-a3842026.html

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England U17 0 Netherlands U17 0 (Netherlands win 6-5 on penalties): Shootout heartbreak for Young Lions
England Under-17s suffered penalty heartbreak as they were beaten 6-5 by the Netherlands in a shootout after holding out for a 0-0 draw in normal time.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/england-u17-0-netherlands-u17-0-dutch-win-65-on-penalties-shootout-heartbreak-for-young-lions-a3842236.html

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Tottenham teen Keanan Bennetts set to join Borussia Monchengladbach to boost chances of playing top-flight football
LIVE | Stay on top of the latest news and rumours in our transfer blog

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/tottenham-teen-keanan-bennetts-set-to-join-borussia-monchengladbach-to-boost-chances-of-playing-top-a3841346.html

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Gareth Southgate adamant that youthful England World Cup squad is not a ploy to 'buy time'
Gareth Southgate has insisted he is not "looking to buy time" by picking a youthful England squad for the World Cup finals.

https://www.standard.co.uk/gareth-southgate-adamant-that-youthful-england-world-cup-squad-is-not-a-ploy-to-buy-time-a3841716.html

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Shepherd's Bush stabbing: Father attacked by two thugs on bikes for Rolex watch after dropping kids off at school
A father was stabbed in the leg and punched in the head by Rolex robbers on bicycles as he walked home from dropping his children at school.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/shepherds-bush-stabbing-father-attacked-by-two-thugs-on-bikes-for-rolex-watch-after-dropping-kids-a3839301.html

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Fashion writer 'killed by speeding scooter' as she crossed road to go home, court hears
A renowned fashion journalist was knocked down and killed by a speeding scooter rider who failed to brake or swerve to avoid hitting her, a court heard.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/fashion-writer-killed-by-speeding-scooter-as-she-crossed-road-to-go-home-a3839191.html

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Arsene Wenger: My gut feeling is that staying in England would mean betraying Arsenal
Arsene Wenger does not expect to stay in England if and when he resumes his career in football as to do so would be to "betray" Arsenal.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/arsene-wenger-my-gut-feeling-is-that-staying-in-england-would-mean-betraying-arsenal-a3839646.html

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Londoners share pipe dreams of what they would do if they could design capital's transport network from scratch
Londoners have shared their pipe dreams of what they would do if they were to design the capital's transport network from scratch.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/londoners-share-pipe-dreams-of-what-they-would-do-if-they-could-design-capitals-transport-network-a3838931.html

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Man charged with the murder of his elderly mother after woman found dead in Hayes home
Majid Butt, 51, will appear in court accused of murder on Tuesday (May 15)

https://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/man-charged-murder-elderly-mother-14658565

VIEW THE KENSINGTON 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 KENSINGTON 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 KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1900s
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Kensington

Kensington is a district of West London, England within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, located west of Charing Cross.

The focus of the area is Kensington High Street, a busy commercial centre with many shops, typically upmarket. The street was declared London's second best shopping street in February 2005 thanks to its range and number of shops.

The edges of Kensington are not well-defined; in particular, the southern part of Kensington blurs into Chelsea, which has a similar architectural style. To the west, a transition is made across the West London railway line and Earl's Court Road further south into other districts, whilst to the north, the only obvious dividing line is Holland Park Avenue, to the north of which is the similar district of Notting Hill.

Kensington is, in general, an extremely affluent area, a trait that it now shares with its neighbour to the south, Chelsea. The area has some of London's most expensive streets and garden squares.

Kensington is also very densely populated; it forms part of the most densely populated local government district (the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea) in the United Kingdom. This high density is not formed from high-rise buildings; instead, it has come about through the subdivision of large mid-rise Victorian and Georgian terraced houses (generally of some four to six floors) into flats.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Bailey’s Hotel:   The Bailey’s Hotel, 140 Gloucester Road, is a historic hotel in Kensington.
Cromwell Curve:   The Cromwell Curve was a short section of railway line between Gloucester Road and High Street Kensington stations.
Gloucester Road:   Gloucester Road: Where Rumpole of the Bailey hung his hat.
Kensington:   Kensington is a district of West London, England within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, located west of Charing Cross.
Kensington Market:   Kensington Market was a three storey indoor market at 49 Kensington High Street, created in late 1967
Kensington Palace:   Kensington Palace is a royal residence set in Kensington Gardens. It has been a residence of the British Royal Family since the 17th century.
Nokes Estate:   Nokes Estate was an agricultural estate in the Earl’s Court area, formerly known as Wattsfield.
St Mary Abbot’s:   St Mary Abbot’s Hospital operated from 1871 to 1992. From 1846 to 1869 the site housed the Kensington Parish Workhouse.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Corner of Abingdon Road and Scarsdale Villas:   This view shows Tyler the chemists during the 1960s.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A4, W1J · Abingdon Mansions, W8 · Abingdon Road, W8 · Abingdon Villas, W8 · Adam And Eve Mews, W8 · Airlie Gardens, W8 · Albert Mews, SW7 · Albert Place, W8 · Allen Street, W8 · Alma Studios, W8 · Ambassador’s Court, SW1A · Ansdell Street, W8 · Ansdell Terrace, W8 · Argyll Road, W8 · Ashburn Gardens, SW7 · Ashburn Place, SW7 · Astwood Mews, SW7 · Atherstone Mews, SW7 · Aubrey Road, W8 · Aubrey Walk, W8 · Ball Street, W8 · Beatrice Place, W8 · Bedford Gardens, W8 · Berkeley Gardens, W8 · Blithfield Street, W8 · Cambridge Place, W8 · Campden Grove, W8 · Campden Hill Court, W8 · Campden Hill Road, W8 · Campden Hill Square, W11 · Campden Hill Square, W8 · Campden Hill, W8 · Campden Street, W8 · Chantry Square, W8 · Cheniston Gardens, W8 · Colbeck Mews, SW7 · Collingham Place, SW5 · Collingham Road, SW5 · Cope Place, W8 · Cornwall Gardens Walk, SW7 · Cornwall Gardens, SW7 · Cottesmore Court, W8 · Cottesmore Gardens, W8 · Courtfield Gardens, SW5 · Courtfield Road, SW7 · Cromwell Road, SW5 · De Vere Gardens, W8 · De Vere Mews, W8 · Devonshire Place, W8 · Douro Place, W8 · Drayson Mews Holland Street, W8 · Drayson Mews, W8 · Duchess of Bedford’s Walk, W8 · Earl’s Terrace, W8 · Earls Court Road, W8 · Earls Walk, W8 · Edwardes Place, W8 · Edwardes Square Studios, W8 · Edwardes Square, W8 · Eldon Road, W8 · Elvaston Mews, SW7 · Elvaston Place, SW7 · Emperor’s Gate, SW7 · Emperors Gate, SW7 · Essex Villas, W8 · Gloucester Arcade, SW7 · Gloucester Road, SW7 · Gloucester Walk, W8 · Gordon Place, W8 · Gore Street, SW7 · Gregory Place, W8 · Grenville Place, SW7 · Harrington Gardens, SW7 · Hillsleigh Road, W8 · Holland Street, W8 · Holland Walk, W11 · Holland Walk, W8 · Hornton Place, W8 · Hornton Street, W8 · Hyde Park Gate Mews, SW7 · Hyde Park Gate, SW7 · Inverness Gardens, W8 · Iverna Gardens, W8 · Kelso Place, W8 · Kensington Apartment, W8 · Kensington Church Court, W8 · Kensington Church Street, W8 · Kensington Church Walk, W8 · Kensington Court Gardens · Kensington Court Place, W8 · Kensington Court, W8 · Kensington Gate, W8 · Kensington Palace, W8 · Kensington Road, W8 · Kynance Mews, SW7 · Kynance Place, SW7 · Lancer Square, W8 · Launceston Place, SW7 · Launceston Place, W8 · Lexham Gardens, SW5 · Lexham Gardens, W8 · Lexham Mews, W8 · Logan Place, W8 · Marloes Road, SW5 · Marloes Road, W8 · Marlogs Road, W8 · McLeod’s Mews, SW7 · Melon Place, W8 · North Courtyard, N19 · Observatory Gardens, W8 · Old Court Place, W8 · Osten Mews, SW7 · Palace Avenue, W8 · Palace Gardens Mews, W8 · Palace Gardens Terrace, W8 · Palace Gate, W8 · Palace Green, W8 · Palace Place Mansions, W8 · Peel Street, W8 · Pembroke Gardens Close, W8 · Pembroke Gardens, W8 · Pembroke Mews, W8 · Pembroke Place, W8 · Pembroke Square, W8 · Pembroke Studios, W8 · Pembroke Villas, W8 · Pembroke Walk, W8 · Pennant Mews, W8 · Petersham Mews, SW7 · Petersham Place, SW7 · Phillimore Gardens, W8 · Phillimore Place, W8 · Phillimore Walk, W8 · Pitt Street, W8 · Prince Of Wales Terrace, W8 · Queen’s Gate Mews, SW7 · Queen’s Gate Terrace, SW7 · Queens Gate Gardens, SW7 · Queens Gate Mews, SW7 · Queens Gate Place Mews, SW7 · Queens Gate Place, SW7 · Queens Gate Terrace, SW7 · Queen’s Gate Place Mews, SW7 · Radley Mews, W8 · Reston Place, SW7 · Saint Mary Abbot’s Place, W8 · Scarsdale Place, W8 · Scarsdale Villas, W8 · Sheffield Terrace, W8 · Sheldrake Place, W8 · South Courtyard, N19 · South Edwardes Square, W8 · South End Row, W8 · South End, W8 · Southwell Gardens, SW7 · St Albans Grove, W8 · St James House, W8 · St Margarets Lane, W8 · St Mary Abbots Hall, W8 · St Mary Abbots Place, W8 · St Mary Abbots Vicarage, W8 · St. Mary Abbot’s Place, W8 · St. Mary’s Gate, W8 · St. Mary’s Place, W8 · Stafford Terrace, W8 · Stanford Road, W8 · Stanhope Mews South, SW7 · Stanhope Mews West, SW7 · Stone Hall Gardens, W8 · Stratford Road, W8 · Sunningdale Gardens, W8 · Thackeray Street, W8 · The Broad Walk, SW7 · The Broad Walk, W8 · The Broadwalk, W2 · Thornwood Gardens, W8 · Tor Court, W8 · Tor Gardens, W8 · Upper Phillimore Gardens, W8 · Vicarage Court, W8 · Vicarage Gardens, W8 · Vicarage Gate, W8 · Victoria Grove, W8 · Victoria Road, W8 · Warwick Chambers, W8 · Wetherby Place, SW7 · Wycombe Square, W8 · Wynnstay Gardens, W8 · York Passage, W8 · Young Street, W8 ·

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What is Launceston Place, SW7 like as a place to live?

TRANSPORTATION
Good
DAILY LIFE
Good
SAFETY
Good
HEALTH
Poor
SPORTS AND LEISURE
Good
ENTERTAINMENT
Good
DEMOGRAPHICS
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Maps


Inner West London (1932) FREE DOWNLOAD
1930s map covering East Acton, Holland Park, Kensington, Notting Hill, Olympia, Shepherds Bush and Westbourne Park,
George Philip & Son, Ltd./London Geographical Society, 1932

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)

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

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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