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Bishop’s Bridge Paddington, sited high above the railway tracks, was formerly the iconic bow girder construction that stood right across the Paddington station throat. Upon its roadway level there were a number of buildings that could be accessed and these included cafes, railway offices and the Paddington suburban/Metropolitan platforms ticket…

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It is often claimed Robert Browning came up with the idea the area he lived in should be known as Little Venice. At no time did he ever claim any notion of this nor did he write anything that indicated this should be the case. So who was it responsible…

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Euston Square station in London is a well-known stop on the tube system, but where is the REAL Euston Square? Like many others no doubt assumed, the station appeared to denote the existence of a grand square. Let’s face it Leicester Square, Russell Square, Sloane Square, and the old Trafalgar…

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