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Wembley Stadium is a football stadium in Wembley, London, England. With 90,000 seats the stadium has the second largest capacity in Europe. By area it is the largest roof-covered football stadium in the world, and stands opposite Wembley Arena. It is often refered to as "New Wembley" to distinguish it from the original stadium at the same site (...)


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CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE LOCALITY

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LATEST LONDON-WIDE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PROJECT

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Richard Lake   
Added: 28 Sep 2022 09:37 GMT   

Trade Union Official
John William Lake snr moved with his family to 22 De Laune Street in 1936. He was the London Branch Secretary for the Street Masons, Paviours and Road Makers Union. He had previously lived in Orange St now Copperfield St Southwark but had been forced to move because the landlord didn’t like him working from home and said it broke his lease.
John William snr died in 1940. His son John William Lake jnr also became a stone mason and at the end of World War two he was responsible for the engraving of the dates of WW2 onto the Cenotaph in Whitehall.

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Lived here
Julie   
Added: 22 Sep 2022 18:30 GMT   

Well Walk, NW3 (1817 - 1818)
The home of Benthy, the Postman, with whom poet John Keats and his brother Tom lodged from early 1817 to Dec., 1818. They occupied the first floor up. Here Tom died Dec. 1, 1818. It was next door to the Welles Tavern then called ’The Green Man’."

From collected papers and photos re: No. 1 Well Walk at the library of Harvard University.

Source: No. 1, Well Walk, Hampstead. | HOLLIS for

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Added: 4 Sep 2022 15:42 GMT   

Superman 2
I worked here in 1977. The scene in the prison laundry in Superman 2 was filmed here.

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Added: 27 Aug 2022 10:22 GMT   

The Underground Map
Michael Faraday successfully demonstrated the first electrical transformer at the Royal Institute, London.

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Admin   
Added: 26 Aug 2022 15:19 GMT   

Bus makes a leap
A number 78 double-decker bus driven by Albert Gunter was forced to jump an accidentally opening Tower Bridge.

He was awarded a £10 bonus.

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Admin   
Added: 26 Aug 2022 12:44 GMT   

The world’s first underground train
The very first underground train left Paddington on the new Metropolitan Railway bound for Farringdon Street.

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Added: 26 Aug 2022 12:41 GMT   

Baker Street
Baker Street station opened on the Metropolitan Railway - the world’s first underground line.

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Added: 26 Aug 2022 12:17 GMT   

TV comes to Olympia
Over 7000 people queued to see the first high definition television pictures on sets at the Olympia Radio Show. The pictures were transmitted by the BBC from Alexandra Palace, introduced by Leslie Mitchell, their first announcer.

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THE STREETS OF WEMBLEY STADIUM
Arena Square, HA9 Arena Square is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Engineers Way, HA9 Engineers Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
First Way, HA9 First Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Lakeside Way, HA9 Lakeside Way is a road in the HA9 postcode area
Popin Business Centre, HA9 Popin Business Centre is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Portland House, HA9 Portland House is a location in London.
Quadrant Court, HA9 Quadrant Court is a block on Empire Way
Redwood House, HA9 Redwood House is a location in London.
Royal Route, HA9 Royal Route is a road in the HA9 postcode area
South Way, HA9 South Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Stadium Retail Park, HA9 Stadium Retail Park is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Stadium Way, HA9 Stadium Way is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.
Wembley Park Boulevard, HA9 Wembley Park Boulevard serves a retail zone near to Wembley Stadium.
White Horse Bridge, HA9 White Horse Bridge is a road in the HA9 postcode area
York House, HA9 York House is a location in London.

THE PUBS OF WEMBLEY STADIUM
Lost Rivers Taprooms This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Powerleague (Wembley) This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.
Sapphire Banqueting This pub existed immediately prior to the 2020 global pandemic and may still do so.


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Wembley Stadium, 1947
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In the neighbourhood...

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Wembley Stadium, 1947
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The construction site for the Empire Stadium (1922) This would later become Wembley Stadium. The odd markings may mark diggings for the previous Wembley Tower foundations.
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