Passmore Edwards Public Library
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The Passmore Edwards Public Library on the Uxbridge Road
, Shepherd’s Bush, was built in 1895 and funded by the journalist and philanthropist Passmore Edwards.
It is one of a number of public libraries that still bear his name today. In 2008 a new library was built in Shepherd’s Bush, part of the substantial Westfield London
development, and the Passmore Edwards library fell into disuse. In October 2011 it re-opened as the new home of the Bush Theatre
Abdale Road, W12 Abdale Road is located near the ’Groves’ area of Shepherd’s Bush. Ariel Way, W12 Ariel Way connects White City bus station with Shephard’s Bush. Barb Mews, W6 Barb Mews is a through road off Shepherds Bush Road. Bard Road, W10 Bard Road lies in the area of London W10 near to Latimer Road station. Calverley Street, W10 Calverley Street, one of the lost streets of W10 is now underneath a motorway slip road. Darfield Way, W10 Darfield Way, in the Latimer Road area, was built over a number of older streets as the Westway was built. Dorando Close, W12 Dorando Close commemorates Dorando Pietri who finished first in the marathon of the 1908 London Olympics but was disqualified for receiving assistance. East Mews, W10 East Mews was lost when the Westway was built. It lies partially under the modern Darfield Way. Goldhawk Road, W12 Goldhawk Road is a main road in West London, which starts at Shepherd’s Bush and runs west. Haarlem Road, W6 Haarlem Road runs from Dunsany Road to Augustine Road in West Kensington, Lakeside Road, W14 Lakeside Road was built on the site of artificial lakes formed by local brickworks. Manchester Road, W10 Manchester Road is one of the lost streets of North Kensington, now buried beneath a roundabout. Shortlands, W6 Shortlands commemorates a local field name, first mentioned in the reign of Henry V. Walmer Road, W10 Walmer Road is the great lost road of North Kensington, obliterated under Westway. White City Close, W12 White City Close was designed as a compact series of two- to four-storey brown-brick terraces enclosing landscaped footways and courts. Wood Lane, W12 Wood Lane runs from Shepherd’s Bush to Wormwood Scrubs and lies wholly in London W12.
Shepherd's Bush is an area of west London in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.
Although it is primarily residential in character, its focus is the shopping area of Shepherd's Bush Green, with the Westfield shopping centre lying a short distance to the north. The main thoroughfares are Uxbridge Road
, Goldhawk Road
and Askew Road, all containing a large number of small and mostly independent shops, pubs and restaurants. The Loftus Road
football stadium in Shepherd's Bush is home to Queens Park Rangers F.C.. In 2011, the population of the area was 39,724.
The district is bounded by Hammersmith to the south, Holland Park and Notting Hill to the east, Harlesden to the north and by Acton and Chiswick to the west. White City forms the northern part of Shepherd's Bush. Shepherd's Bush comprises the Shepherd's Bush Green, Askew, and White City wards.