A4, W1J

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Woman left for dead after attacker abseiled into home, lay in wait and attacked her with crowbar and knife
Fatmir Stafasani has been jailed for attempted murder and aggravated burglary following the "heinous" attack at the victim's home in Fulham

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/woman-left-dead-after-attacker-13943506
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Great grandmother shares stunning old pictures of Fulham as she prepares to take trip down memory lane to pre-war childhood home
Evelyn Dunn lived in St Olaf's Road, Fulham, but moved out prior to the Second World War

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/great-grandmother-shares-stunning-old-13929380
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Premier League: Does sacking a manager in October or November work?
Four Premier League managers were sacked in a 35-day period during October and November. But how often does such a change pay dividends?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42094924
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Ford reveals plans for on-demand minibus commuter service in London
Ford has revealed plans for an on-demand minibus shuttle commuter service in London to offer transport to currently under-serviced areas.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/ford-reveals-plans-for-ondemand-minibus-commuter-service-in-london-a3699416.html
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Missing woman ’who does not speak English’ last seen in Shepherd’s Bush
Officers are concerned following the disappearance of Xia Hua Xhang

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/missing-woman-who-not-speak-13924960
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West London Orbital Railway plans: Talks with TfL ’seem to be going positively’
The cross-council board behind plans for a West London Orbital railway met on Tuesday (November 21) to discuss its progress

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/west-london-orbital-railway-plans-13933633
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FC Cologne v Arsenal
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud, goalkeeper David Ospina and forward Danny Welbeck could all return to face Cologne.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/42085403
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Strong winds set to hit London and south east as Met Office issues warning
Strong winds are set to hit London today and tomorrow as the Met Office gives a yellow weather warning.

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Call for motorists to slow down following shocking 38% rise in firefighter attendance at road traffic collisions
Hillingdon was found to have the highest number of road traffic collisions attended by the London Fire Brigade

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/call-motorists-slow-down-following-13928912
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Met police 'should consider temporary ban on pillion passengers to fight moped crime'
Temporary bans on moped riders carrying pillion passengers have been suggested as a strategy to curb crime.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/met-police-should-consider-temporary-ban-on-pillion-passengers-to-fight-moped-crime-a3697051.html
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Kezia Dugdale will not be suspended from Labour for appearance on I'm A Celebrity
Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale will not be suspended by the party over her decision to take "an unauthorised leave of absence" to appear on a reality TV show.

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VIEW THE KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE KENSINGTON AREA IN THE 1800s
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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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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
Earl's Court:   Earls Court is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Earl's Court Farm:   Earl’s Court Farm is pictured here as it was in 1867, before the opening of the underground station two years later.
Kensington:   Kensington is a district of West London, England within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, located west of Charing Cross.
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.
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.
Sheep in Kensington Gardens:   It was the practice to keep sheep in the Gardens to maintain the grass.


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 Place, W8 · Allen Street, W8 · Alma Studios, W8 · Ansdell Street, W8 · Ansdell Terrace, W8 · Argyll Road, W8 · Aubrey Road, W8 · Aubrey Walk, W8 · Barkston Gardens, SW5 · 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 · Cheniston Gardens, W8 · Childs Place, SW5 · Cope Place, W8 · Cornwall Gardens Walk, SW7 · Cornwall Gardens, SW7 · Cottesmore Court, W8 · Cottesmore Gardens, W8 · Cromwell Crescent, SW5 · Cromwell Road, SW5 · De Vere Gardens, W8 · De Vere Mews, W8 · Douro Place, W8 · Drayson Mews Holland Street, W8 · Drayson Mews, W8 · Duchess of Bedford’s Walk, W8 · Earl’s Terrace, W8 · Earls Court Gardens, SW5 · Earls Court Road, SW5 · Earls Court Road, W8 · Earls Court Square, SW5 · Earls Walk, W8 · Earl’s Court Road, SW5 · Edwardes Place, W8 · Edwardes Square Studios, W8 · Edwardes Square, W8 · Eldon Road, W8 · Emperors Gate, SW7 · Essex Villas, W8 · Farnell Mews, SW5 · Gloucester Walk, W8 · Gordon Place, W8 · Gregory Place, W8 · Grenville Place, SW7 · Hesper Mews, SW5 · Hillsleigh Road, W8 · Hogarth Place, SW5 · Hogarth Road, SW5 · Holland Street, W8 · Holland Walk, W11 · Holland Walk, W8 · Hornton Place, W8 · Hornton Street, W8 · 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 Place, W8 · Kensington Palace, W8 · Kensington Road, W8 · Kenway Road, SW5 · Knaresborough Place, SW5 · Kynance Mews, SW7 · Lancer Square, W8 · Launceston Place, SW7 · Launceston Place, W8 · Lexham Gardens, SW5 · Lexham Gardens, W8 · Lexham Mews, W8 · Logan Place, W8 · Longridge Road, SW5 · Marloes Road, SW5 · Marloes Road, W8 · Marlogs Road, W8 · McLeod’s Mews, SW7 · Melon Place, W8 · Nevern Place, SW5 · Nevern Road, SW5 · Nevern Square, SW5 · North Courtyard, N19 · Observatory Gardens, W8 · Old Court Place, W8 · Old Manor Yard, SW5 · 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 Road, W8 · Pembroke Square, W8 · Pembroke Studios, W8 · Pembroke Villas, W8 · Pembroke Walk, W8 · Pennant Mews, W8 · Penywern Road, SW5 · Philbeach Gardens, SW5 · Philbeach Gardens, SW6 · Phillimore Gardens, W8 · Phillimore Place, W8 · Phillimore Walk, W8 · Pitt Street, W8 · Prince Of Wales Terrace, W8 · Radley Mews, W8 · Redfield Lane, SW5 · 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 · Spear Mews, SW5 · St Albans Grove, 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 · Stone Hall Gardens, W8 · Stratford Road, W8 · Sunningdale Gardens, W8 · Templeton Place, SW5 · Thackeray Street, W8 · The Broad Walk, SW7 · The Broad Walk, W8 · The Broadwalk, W2 · Thornwood Gardens, W8 · Tor Court, W8 · Tor Gardens, W8 · Trebouir Road, SW5 · Trebovir Road, SW5 · Upper Phillimore Gardens, W8 · Vicarage Court, W8 · Vicarage Gardens, W8 · Vicarage Gate, W8 · Victoria Grove, W8 · Victoria Road, W8 · Warwick Chambers, W8 · Warwick Road, SW5 · West Cromwell Road, SW5 · Wetherby Mansions, SW5 · Wetherby Mews, SW5 · Wycombe Square, W8 · Wynnstay Gardens, W8 · York Passage, W8 · Young Street, W8 ·


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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)

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.
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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