Category: Paddington

Chilworth Street, W2

Chilworth Street, originally called Charles Street, is an east-west street in W2.

Westway, W2

At its opening, Westway was the largest continuous concrete structure in Britain.

Lord Hills Road, W2

Lord Hill’s Road was at first called Ranelagh Road.

Connaught Square, W2

Connaught Square was the first square of city houses to be built in the Bayswater area.

Clarendon Crescent, W2

Clarendon Crescent was said to be the longest road in London without a turning.

Bishop’s Bridge

Bishop’s Bridge, sometimes known as Paddington Bridge, is a road bridge which carries Bishop’s Bridge Road across the rail approaches to Paddington station

Torquay Street, W2

Torquay Street underwent name changes and building changes.

Red Lion and Crossrail

Didn’t mention that there’s yet another interesting but quick way into SW8 from W5 than other ways mentioned. The 65 takes one to Ealing Broadway station from which the future Elizabeth Line will whisk you into Paddington in next to no time. Then it gets complicated to be fair. If you walk rather than bus, …

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1828: Paddington

Entitled “Plan of The Parish of Paddington in the County of Middlesex by George Gutch 1828. Copyright and credit: Crace Connection, The British Library  

1742: Paddington

Surveyed by William Braniel, Land Surveyor to the Duke of Montague.