Depot Road, W12

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Depot Road, W12

White City

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Depot Road is a road in the W12 postcode area




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Anley Road, W14 Anley Road is a street in West Kensington.
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Ariel Way, W12 Ariel Way connects White City bus station with Shephard’s Bush.
Astrop Terrace, W6 Astrop Terrace is a road in the W6 postcode area
Balliol Road, W10 Balliol Road is a street in North Kensington, London W10
Bamborough Gardens, W12 This is a street in the W12 postcode area
Bard Road, W10 Bard Road lies in the area of London W10 near to Latimer Road station.
Barlby Gardens, W10 Barlby Gardens is a street in North Kensington, London W10
Barlby Road, W10 Barlby Road is a street in North Kensington, London W10
Batman Close, W12 Batman Close is a road in the W12 postcode area
Batoum Gardens, W6 Batoum Gardens is a street in Hammersmith.
Beauclerc Road, W6 This is a street in the W6 postcode area
Blake Close, W10 Blake Close is one of the streets of London in the W10 postal area.
Blechynden Street, W10 Blechynden Street is now a tiny street in the vicinity of Latimer Road station, W10
Bolingbroke Road, W14 Bolingbroke Road is a road in the W14 postcode area
Bourbon Lane, W12 Bourbon Lane is a road in the W12 postcode area
Bracewell Road, W10 Bracewell Road is a street in North Kensington, London W10
Bramley Mews, W10 Bramley Mews become part of a redelevopment of the area north of Latimer Road station in the 1960s.
Bramley Road, W10 Bramley Road is the street in which Latimer Road station is situated.
Bramley Road, W11 Bramley Road is a street in Notting Hill.
Bramley Street, W10 Bramley Street is one of the lost streets of North Kensington.
Brewster Gardens, W10 Brewster Gardens is one of the streets of London in the W10 postal area.
Bulwer Street, W12 Bulwer Street is a road in the W12 postcode area
Calderon Place, W10 This is a street in the W10 postcode area
Calverley Street, W10 Calverley Street, one of the lost streets of W10 is now underneath a motorway slip road.
Canal Way, W10 Canal Way was built on the site of the Kensal Gas Works.
Caxton Road, W12 Caxton Road is a road in the W12 postcode area
Charecroft Way, W12 Charecroft Way is a road in the W12 postcode area
Charecroft Way, W14 Charecroft Way is a street in West Kensington.
Charlotte Mews, W10 Charlotte Mews is one of London W10's newer thoroughfares.
Coverdale Road, W12 Coverdale Road is a road in the W12 postcode area
Cromwell Grove, W6 Cromwell Grove is a street in Hammersmith.
Crowthorne Road, W10 Crowthorne Road is a street in North Kensington, London W10
Dalgarno Gardens, W10 Dalgarno Gardens is a street in North Kensington, London W10
Dalgarno Way, W10 Dalgarno Way is one of the streets of London in the W10 postal area.
Darfield Way, W10 Darfield Way, in the Latimer Road area, was built over a number of older streets as the Westway was built.
Darfield Way, W10 Darfield Way is one of the streets of London in the W10 postal area.
Devonport Road, W12 Devonport Road is a road in the W12 postcode area
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.
Evesham Street, W11 Evesham Street is a street in Notting Hill.
Eynham Road, W12 Eynham Road is a road in the W12 postcode area
Finstock Road, W10 Finstock Road is a turning out of Oxford Gardens.
Freston Road, W10 Freston Road is a street with quite a history.
Freston Road, W11 Freston Road is a street in Notting Hill.
Frithville Gardens, W12 Frithville Gardens is a road in the W12 postcode area
Frog Island, W12 Frog Island was the name of a lane leading north from the Uxbridge Road.
Gainsborough Court, W12 Gainsborough Court is a road in the W12 postcode area
Glenroy Street, W12 Glenroy Street is a road in the W12 postcode area
Highlever Road, W10 Highlever Road is a street in North Kensington, London W10
Hill Farm Road, W10 Hill Farm Road is one of the streets of London in the W10 postal area.
Hopgood Street, W12 Hopgood Street is a road in the W12 postcode area
Humber Drive, W10 Humber Drive is one of the streets of London in the W10 postal area.
Hunt Close, W11 Hunt Close is a street in Notting Hill.
Hurstway Walk, W11 This is a street in the W11 postcode area
Irving Road, W14 This is a street in the W14 postcode area
Ivebury Court, W10 Ivebury Court is a street in North Kensington, London W10
Kelfield Gardens, W10 Kelfield Gardens is one of the streets of London in the W10 postal area.
Kelfield Mews, W10 Kelfield Mews is a street in North Kensington, London W10
Kingsbridge Road, W10 Kingsbridge Road is a street in North Kensington, London W10
Kingsdale Gardens, W11 Kingsdale Gardens is a street in Notting Hill.
Lakeside Road, W14 Lakeside Road was built on the site of artificial lakes formed by local brickworks.
Latimer Place, W10 Latimer Place is one of the streets of London in the W10 postal area.
Lime Grove, W12 Lime Grove is a road in the W12 postcode area
Lockton Street, W10 Lockton Street, just south of Latimer Road station is so insignificant that nary a soul know's it's there...
Loftus Road, W12 Loftus Road is a road in the W12 postcode area
Macfarlane Place, W12 Macfarlane Place - a road with two lifetimes.
Macfarlane Road, W12 Macfarlane Road is a road in the W12 postcode area
Manchester Road, W10 Manchester Road is one of the lost streets of North Kensington, now buried beneath a roundabout.
Market Approach, W12 Market Approach is a road in the W12 postcode area
Martin Street, W10 Martin Street disappeared as the Latimer Road area was redeveloped.
Matthew Close, W10 Matthew Close is a street in North Kensington, London W10
Melrose Gardens, W6 Melrose Gardens is a road in the W6 postcode area
Methwold Road, W10 Methwold Road is a street in North Kensington, London W10
Millers Way, W6 Millers Way is a street in Hammersmith.
Minford Gardens, W14 Minford Gardens is a street in West Kensington.
Mitre Way, W10 Mitre Way is a street in North Kensington, London W10
Nascot Street, W12 Nascot Street is a road in the W12 postcode area
Netherwood Place, W14 Netherwood Place is a street in West Kensington.
Netherwood Road, W14 Netherwood Road is a street in West Kensington.
Nicholas Road, W11 This is a street in the W11 postcode area
North Pole Road, W10 North Pole Road is a street in North Kensington, London W10
North Pole Road, W12 North Pole Road is a road in the W12 postcode area
Nursery Lane, W10 Nursery Lane is one of the streets of London in the W10 postal area.
Oakworth Road, W10 Oakworth Road dates from the 1920s when a cottage estate was built by the council.
Olaf Street, W11 Olaf Street is a street in Notting Hill.
Pamber Street, W10 Pamber Street is a lost street of North Kensington.
Pangbourne Avenue, W10 Pangbourne Avenue is a street in North Kensington, London W10
Pennard Road, W12 Pennard Road is a road in the W12 postcode area
Pioneer Way, W12 Pioneer Way is a road in the W12 postcode area
Poplar Grove, W6 Poplar Grove is a street in Hammersmith.
Pump Track, IG6 Pump Track is a road in the IG6 postcode area
Queensdale Crecent, W11 Queensdale Crecent is a street in Notting Hill.
Queensdale Crescent, W11 Queensdale Crescent is a street in Notting Hill.
Relay Road, W12 Relay Road is a road in the W12 postcode area
Richford Gate, W6 Richford Gate is a street in Hammersmith.
Richford Street, W6 Richford Street is a street in Hammersmith.
Richmond Way, W12 This is a street in the W12 postcode area
Richmond Way, W14 Richmond Way is a street in West Kensington.
Rockley Court, W14 Rockley Court is a road in the W14 postcode area
Rockley Road, W14 Rockley Road is a street in West Kensington.
Rootes Drive, W10 Rootes Drive is one of the streets of London in the W10 postal area.
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Saint Quintin Avenue, W10 This is a street in the W10 postcode area
Saint Quintin Gardens, W10 This is a street in the W10 postcode area
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Scrubs Lane, W12 Scrubs Lane is a road in the W12 postcode area
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Shepherds Bush Road, W12 Shepherds Bush Road is a road in the W12 postcode area
Shepherd’s Bush Place, W12 Shepherd’s Bush Place was formerly known as Providence Place.
Shinfield Street, W12 Shinfield Street is a road in the W12 postcode area
Shrewsbury Court, EC1Y Shrewsbury Court is a road in the EC1Y postcode area
Shrewsbury Street, W10 Shrewsbury Street is one of the streets of London in the W10 postal area.
Silchester Mews, W10 Silchester Mews, shaped like an H, disappeared in 1969 under the Westway.
Silchester Street, W10 Silchester Street is a lost street of North Kensington.
Silchester Terrace, W10 Silchester Terrace was lost to W10 in the 1960s.
Silver Road, W12 Silver Road is a road in the W12 postcode area
Snarsgate Street, W10 Snarsgate Street is one of the streets of London in the W10 postal area.
South Africa Road, W12 South Africa Road is a road in the W12 postcode area
St Marks Road, W10 St Marks Road lies partly in W10 and partly in W11.
St Quintin Avenue, W10 St Quintin Avenue is a street in North Kensington, London W10
St Quintin Gardens, W10 St Quintin Gardens is a street in North Kensington, London W10
Stable Way, W10 Stable Way is a street in North Kensington, London W10
Stanlake Road, W12 Stanlake Road is a road in the W12 postcode area
Stanlake Villas, W12 This is a street in the W12 postcode area
Station Walk, SE6 Station Walk is a road in the SE6 postcode area
Station Walk, W10 Station Walk is one of the streets of London in the W10 postal area.
Station Walk, W11 Station Walk is a street in Notting Hill.
Sterne Street, W12 Sterne Street is a road in the W12 postcode area
Sulgrave Road, W6 Sulgrave Road is a street in Hammersmith.
Sunbeam Crescent, W10 Sunbeam Crescent is a street in North Kensington, London W10
Sutton Way, W10 Sutton Way is a street in North Kensington, London W10
Sycamore Gardens, W6 Sycamore Gardens is a street in Hammersmith.
Tadmor Street, W12 Tadmor Street is a road in the W12 postcode area
The Grampians, W6 The Grampians is a street in Hammersmith.
The Network, W12 The Network is a road in the W12 postcode area
The Trail, W12 The Trail is a road in the W12 postcode area
Tunis Road, W12 Tunis Road is a road in the W12 postcode area
Wallingford Avenue, W10 Wallingford Avenue is one of the streets of London in the W10 postal area.
Walmer Road, W10 Walmer Road is the great lost road of North Kensington, obliterated under Westway.
Warbeck Road, W12 Warbeck Road is a road in the W12 postcode area
Waynflete Square, W10 Waynflete Square is a street in North Kensington, London W10
Waynflete Square, W10 Waynflete Square is one of the newer roads in the vicinity of Latimer Road station.
Webb Close, W10 Webb Close is one of the streets of London in the W10 postal area.
Wells Road, W12 Wells Road is a road in the W12 postcode area
Wells Road, W6 Wells Road is a road in the W6 postcode area
West Cross Route, W11 The West Cross Route is a 1.21 km-long dual carriageway running north-south between the northern elevated roundabout junction with the western end of Westway (A40) and the southern Holland Park Roundabout.
Westfield Way, W12 Westfield Way is a road in the W12 postcode area
Westview Close, W10 Westview Close is one of the streets of London in the W10 postal area.
Westwick Gardens, W14 Westwick Gardens is a street in West Kensington.
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.
White City Road, W12 White City Road is a road in the W12 postcode area
Wood Lane, W12 Wood Lane runs from Shepherd’s Bush to Wormwood Scrubs and lies wholly in London W12.
Woodger Road, W12 Woodger Road is a road in the W12 postcode area


White City

White City was the place which defined the modern Marathon.

The area now called White City was level arable farmfields until 1908, when it was used as the site of the Franco-British Exhibition and the 1908 Summer Olympics. In 1909 the exhibition site hosted the Imperial International Exhibition and in 1910, the Japan-British Exhibition. The final two exhibitions to be held there were the Latin-British (1912) and the Anglo-American (1914), which was brought to a premature end by the outbreak of the First World War.

During this period it was known as the Great White City due to the white marble cladding used on the exhibition pavilions, and hence gave its name to this part of Shepherd's Bush.

The White City Stadium was demolished in 1985 to make way for the BBC White City building. Today, the 1908 Olympics are commemorated with a list of athletes inscribed on the side of the BBC Broadcast Centre Building, and the athletics finish line is marked in the paving outside the building.

The Marathon from these London Olympics played an important part in the development of the modern marathon race. In the early years of competitive international sport, the long distance marathon race did not have a standard set distance. The distance run at the first seven Olympics from 1896 to 1920 varied between 40km and 42.75 km. The starting point of the race at the 1908 Olympics was at Windsor Castle creating a distance of 26 miles 385 yards to the finishing line at White City stadium. In 1921 this was adopted as the standard distance.

To house the growing population of Shepherd's Bush, a five-storey housing estate was built in the late 1930s, which also took the name of the White City. Streets were named after countries that had featured in the exhibitions.

White City tune station was opened on 23 November 1947, replacing the earlier Wood Lane station. Its construction started after 1938 and had been scheduled for completion by 1940, but the Second World War delayed its opening for another seven years.

The architectural design of the station won an award at the Festival of Britain and a commemorative plaque recording this is attached to the building to the left of the main entrance.
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