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Stratford 'acid attack': Teenage footballer's terror after he is 'targeted by masked gang' at shopping centre
A teenage footballer has told of his terror after he was targeted in a suspected acid attack rampage at a shopping centre which left six people injured.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/stratford-acid-attack-teenage-footballers-terror-at-being-targeted-by-gang-spraying-noxious-a3642966.html
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Rescue cats and dogs saved after fire breaks out at animal hospital
Some of the pets were already "really down on their luck" before the blaze

http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/rescue-cats-dogs-saved-after-13669445
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Uber losing licence could cost London's night time economy millions each year
Uber losing its licence could cost London's night time economy millions of pounds a year, businesses warned today.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/uber-losing-licence-could-cost-londons-night-economy-millions-each-year-a3642571.html
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Sadiq Khan and Labour football team thrashed 6-0 in match against political journalists at party conference
Labour's football team including London Mayor Sadiq Khan were thrashed 6-0 in the politicians' annual conference football match against Westminster journalists.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/labour-conference-sadiq-khan-and-labours-football-team-thrashed-60-in-match-against-political-a3642286.html
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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says selling Kieran Gibbs felt like losing a member of his family
Arsene Wenger admits selling Kieran Gibbs to West Brom felt like losing a member of his own family.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/arsenal-boss-arsene-wenger-says-selling-kieran-gibbs-felt-like-losing-a-member-of-his-family-a3642126.html
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Stoke City 0-4 Chelsea
A brilliant hat-trick from Alvaro Morata helps Premier League champions Chelsea to a dominant win at Stoke City.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41290319
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Stoke City vs Chelsea: Premier League prediction, team line-ups and where to watch on TV and online
More misery for Mark Hughes?

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/stoke-city-vs-chelsea-premier-league-prediction-team-lineups-and-where-to-watch-on-tv-and-online-a3641801.html
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http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15552725.Fraudster_steals_more_than___7k_while_working_at_Twickenham_Post_Office/?ref=rss
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Council leader criticises Mayor of London Sadiq Khan after taking over major Battersea development plans
The leader of Wandsworth Council has criticised the Mayor of London for taking over the planning decisions for a major development in Battersea.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/15553197.Council_leader_criticises_Mayor_of_London_Sadiq_Khan_after_taking_over_major_Battersea_development_plans/?ref=rss
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Post by LDNnews: Earls Court
West Ham vs Tottenham: Premier League prediction, team line-ups and where to watch on TV and online
Can the Hammers make it three in a row?

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/west-ham-vs-tottenham-premier-league-prediction-team-lineups-and-where-to-watch-on-tv-and-online-a3641426.html
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UK’s terror fight ’puts unsustainable strain on police’
Resources are being diverted from mainstream policing, the National Police Chiefs’ Council says.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41356593
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Man shot dead by police while holding metal pipe was deaf and didn't hear police commands
Police in Oklahoma who shot dead a deaf man holding a metal pipe have claimed they did not hear witnesses' cries of "he can't hear you" before opening fire.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/man-shot-dead-by-police-while-holding-metal-pole-was-deaf-and-didnt-hear-police-commands-a3639951.html
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Post by LDNnews: Gloucester Road
Police review risk assessment form 'that unfairly targets grime, garage and RnB shows'
Scotland Yard is to review a controversial risk assessment form for live music events in response to concerns that it unfairly targets grime, garage and RnB acts.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/police-review-risk-assessment-form-that-unfairly-targets-grime-acts-a3640031.html
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West Norwood stabbing: Man stabbed to death after being 'jumped by four people' in 'horrifying' attack
A man was stabbed to death when he was set upon by a gang yards from his home in south London, witnesses said.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/west-norwood-stabbing-man-stabbed-to-death-after-being-jumped-by-four-people-in-horrifying-attack-a3642456.html
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French au pair allegedly murdered in London 'had problems with family she worked for'
The father of a French au pair allegedly murdered in London said his daughter had revealed she was having problems with the family.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/french-au-pair-allegedly-murdered-in-london-had-problems-with-family-she-worked-for-a3642601.html
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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OTHER KENSINGTON ENTRIES

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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, SW1X · 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.
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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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