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 Westminster tube station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Westminster tube station on the London Underground serves the Circle, District and Jubilee lines.
During the station's redevelopment, a vast 39m (127ft) deep void was excavated underneath the old station to house the escalators, lifts and stairs to the deep-level Jubilee Line platforms.
The station was by far the most complex in terms of engineering of any of those on the Jubilee line and it was the last to open, just before Christmas 1999. /wiki/Westminster_tube_station   (391 words)

 London Bridge station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
London Bridge station is a National Rail and London Underground station in the London Borough of Southwark, which occupies a large area on two levels, immediately south-east of London Bridge and 1.6 miles (2.6 km) east of Charing Cross.
London Bridge is the oldest railway station in London and was opened in 1836.
Originally trains had run to a terminus at King William Street bypassing London Bridge, but the construction of a new station at Bank to provide greater capacity and to allow northward extension of the line required a new tunnel alignment and provided the opportunity for a station to be constructed at London Bridge. /wiki/London_Bridge_railway_station   (391 words)

 Pool of London - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term was later used more generally to refer to the stretch of the river in between London Bridge and Rotherhithe, which constituted the furthest reach that could be reached by a tall-masted vessel.
London's Docklands had their origins in the lack of capacity in the Pool of London, which prompted landowners to build enclosed docks with better security and facilities than the Pool's wharves.
It was of vital importance to London for centuries - as early as the 7th century the Venerable Bede wrote that the Pool was the reason for London's existence - but reached its peak in the 18th and 19th centuries. /project/wikipedia/index.php/Pool_of_London   (391 words)

 London Bridge tube station
London Bridge is a station on the London Underground, which serves both the Jubilee and Northern tube lines.
Before the Jubilee line extension[?] the main exit/entrance used to be on Borough High street but since 1999 the main focus of the station has moved toward the Tooley Street entrance, where improved railway and tube integration has taken place allowing for easy interconnection between railway and underground travel.
Sometimes Laura had proposed to bribe them; but in the of the staircase; and at the entrance of the castle was stationed a obstacles had been overcome, and the prisoner had found egress to bribery had power to conciliate. /lo/london-bridge-tube-station.html   (543 words)

 Cambridge Heath railway station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cambridge Heath railway station is in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in east London.
The typical off-peak service from the station is 2tph (trains per hour) to London Liverpool Street and 2tph to Enfield Town.
The station, and all trains serving it, is operated by one, on the West Anglia route, and it is in Travelcard Zone 2. /project/wikipedia/index.php/Cambridge_Heath_railway_station   (543 words)

 London Bridge Station --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
railway station in the Bermondsey district of Southwark, London.
It lies southeast of London Bridge and northeast of Guy's Hospital, and it is adjacent to the tourist attraction called the London Dungeon.
It is located east of Newington, southeast of London Bridge, and west of Rotherhithe. /eb/article-9094009?tocId=9094009   (543 words)

 London railway stations
London Bridge is the oldest station in London: it was firstopened in 1836.
It's linked withLondon Bridge Station, which lies on the other side of the river.
The remainder of the station is theterminus for routes from Sussex and South London. /2747/world/station/london.htm   (543 words) Main_Page
On the south side of the bridge is Southwark Cathedral and the London Bridge rail station.
London Bridge is a bridge over the River Thames, between the City of London and Southwark.
The first bridge across the Thames in the London area was built by the Romans on the present site sinceAD 46 and was made of wood. /index.php?title=London_Bridge   (543 words)

 London Bridge Station, London SE1: tourist information from TourUK
London Bridge Station is symbolic of the City of London and for many years was its chief entrance from the south-east.
After the line was extended to Greenwich a new station was opened at the foot of London Bridge on the South bank of the Thames.
he LBSC, whose headquarters were at London Bridge, constructed a station with a cast-iron roof. /london_stations/londonbridge_station1.htm   (543 words)

 South Bermondsey railway station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
South Bermondsey railway station lies on the "inner" South London Line, between London Bridge and Queens Road Peckham.
The station was opened on 13 August 1866; the original station was slightly nearer South Bermodsey Junction with the "outer" South London Line.
It is also served by trains from London Bridge to West Croydon via Dulwich and Crystal Palace. /wiki/South_Bermondsey_railway_station   (543 words) - Tourtour, provence
the studio is within walking distance from towerhill and london bridge tube station just a few minutes south of the river themes; parking spaces can be found along tanner street, bicycles can be stored in the entrance hall.
studio is situated in the beautiful surroundings of a converted loft space near towerbridge in the heart of bermondsey, central london.
a very light and open space on the topfloors of an old tannery, an ideal frame for yoga students to immerse themselves into their hatha practice - far removed from their daily life, enjoying a spacious and welcoming studio in this preservation area of london. /migomanz/cityoga/docs/where.htm   (197 words)

 London Tube Stations Guide Asia Travel Europe
Embankment underground station is beside Charing Cross station, which has recently been rebuilt, and the impressive high arched roof of the offices built over the tracks now dominates the the Embankment.
The monument refered to in the name of the tube station is the monument to the great fire of London in 1667.
Victoria Station is one of the main stations for the Sussex and the South Coast. /uk/atlondon/tubestations.html   (4403 words)

 SeOne, London
London Bridge Station is one of London's four major main line stations.
London Bridge Station is also served by numerous Buses from all directions.
London Bridge Underground Station is located on the Northern Line and Jubilee Line. /locationmap.aspx   (130 words)

 JLE Contract 104: all change at London Bridge
London Bridge Station main ticket hall was in progress, with the ticket hall at Borough High Street further behind in the programme of works.
Before the Heathrow disaster, the London Clay around the Northern Line step plate junction north of the station and its extension in the 1920s had been investigated because of the small amount of cover there existed at this point.
A new station layout was designed to allay HSE concerns, its principal concept being a reduction in the number of parallel tunnels, a solution proposed by the contractor and jointly developed by the two teams. /news/tt1196.htm   (130 words)

 Dickens' London Page
Perhaps the biggest impact on the growth of London was the coming of the railroad in the 1830s which displaced thousands and accelerated the expansion of the city.
Victorian London was the largest, most spectacular city in the world.
The quaint coaching inns of Pickwick Papers gave way, in later novels, to reports of railway travel, particularly in Dombey and Son (serialized Oct 1846 to April 1848) where the intrusion of the railroad, and its effects on the city, are described in some detail. /~dap1955/dickens/dickens_london.html   (130 words)

 Charing Cross railway station
Charing Cross station is a central London railway terminus which is unusual in that its train services directly connect to two other railway termini; Waterloo and London Bridge.
The station takes its name from the Charing Cross district of London, which itself is named after the twelfth Eleanor Cross, which stands in front of the station.
Services from the station run to Kent, Hastings and south east London. /wiki/C/Charing-Cross-railway-station.htm   (130 words)

 London - Wikitravel
Bridging the River Thames near the Tower of London, Tower Bridge is one of the icons of the central London landscape.
This paramount status for London was confirmed by the Norman, William the Conqueror, who built the Tower of London after the Conquest in 1066 and was crowned King of England in nearby Westminster.
London is easily the largest city in the country, eight times larger than England's 'second' city, Birmingham, and dominates the economic, political and social life of the United Kingdom (much to the annoyance of people in "the provinces" - i.e. /en/London   (130 words)

 Archiprix International 2003: London Bridge
I chose to create a civic focus by the realignment of the road to the north of the station creating an area of public space for the user to admire the Cathedral and to create a clear entrance the main London Bridge Station Railway Terminus.
The brief set out that 6 study areas were to be undertaken for the London Bridge Station Area which were: 1) An Area Character Analysis — This study was to make a coherent and practical orientated analysis of the character of the area.
Historically the most well known feature of the area was that of London Bridge the oldest river crossing. /project.php?PKY_PARTICIPANTOID=1868   (130 words)

Tooley Street, leading east from Southwark by London Bridge railway station, is well known in connection with the story of three tailors of Tooley Street, who addressed a petition to parliament opening with the comprehensive expression We, the people of England.
The name is a corruption of St Olave, or Olaf, the Christian king of Norway, who in 994 attacked London by way of the river, and broke down London Bridge.
, a south-eastern metropolitan borough of London, England, bounded N. and E. by the Thames, S.E. by Deptford, S.W. by Camberwell, and W. by Soutliwark. /B/BE/BERMONDSEY.htm   (130 words)

 London Bridge
A refuge booth, one of several erected on the Bridge pavements after the widening in 1760, is preserved in the quadrangle of Guys Hospital, a few hundreds away in Southwark, having survived the 1831 demolition.
This London Bridge, the first of stone, and in its day regarded as one of the `modern wonders of the world`, was opened in 1209.
Peter Roberts writes on the history of London Bridge and the future Museum dedicated to it. /LondonBridge.htm   (130 words) - Rush hour power cut hits London - Aug. 28, 2003
Many Underground stations were closed, and half the traffic lights in the south of the city were dark.
Thursday's outages appeared to be confined to south London and Kent, a county southeast of the city.
London Mayor Ken Livingstone estimated that 250,000 people were caught in the London Underground when the outage hit at about 6:15 p.m. /2003/WORLD/europe/08/28/london.power   (130 words)

 London Hostels Listing - Hostels in London, England at
The Hyde Park is London's most famous and fun hostel, we're a stone's throw from Hyde Park, which makes it easy to see London's amazing attractions, shops and party places.The hostel has all of the facilities that the modern backpacker requires.Visit our website for more information.
Located in the centre of London, this is a friendly hostel close to all the major attractions...
This is a modern, purpose-built hostel in the newly developed Docklands area of London, on the south bank of the River Thames... /gb.en.lo.html   (1409 words)

 Drake's ship - Francis Drake, Golden Hinde
In the heart of London, close to the London Bridge tube station, in a dock on the Thames you can admire the replica of the most famous 16th Century ship.
It is not easy to find the St. Mary Overie Dock on the South bank of the river. /article_1059.html   (712 words)

 Visit London: free attractions, underground tube trains, bus transport, cheap travel tickets in London
London has a quick and efficient underground (metro) train 'tube' system, and the famous red 'double-decker' buses.
As well as maps and journey planners, Tube Tourism contains all the necessary information for visitors to London about using the tube and is available in different languages.
More London links are available on the the main page. /britlond.htm   (1114 words)

 Travels: London: 10th June 2000
As the Millennium Bridge was about to open to the public, I made my way through the crowds to the entrance steps and slowly people shuffled on.
Contrary to the subsequent assertions of the engineers, the swaying of the bridge came first, seemingly caused by the natural movement of the bridge in response to the large numbers on it.
In the archway under Southwark Bridge there was a busker with a lute in fifteenth(?) century dress, playing a more interesting selection of music than most. /travel/london/2000/0610.html   (1498 words)

 UrbanRail.Net > Europe > UK > LONDON Underground (Tube) and Docklands Light Rail
There will be 4-5 new stations: Thames Wharf (optional), West Silvertown, Pontoon Dock, London City Airport and King George V. After construction began in early 2003, the new section will be brought into service in Dec. 2005.
In South London, around Croydon, a modern tram network was built which runs on street level in downtown Croydon and on old BR rail alignments on outer routes.
Greater London is home to some 8 million people and apart from the London Underground, a dense network of commuter railways (former Network SouthEast) is operated by several private companies like Connex, Thameslink or First, especially in the south of the city. /u_london/london.htm   (1756 words)

 Bankside - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bankside is an area in Southwark, London, on the southern bank of the River Thames.
This page was last modified 12:41, 16 July 2005. /wiki/Bankside   (41 words)

 Busabout Chatabout Message Boards - London Accom.
From London Bridge tube station (Jubilee Line), exit station and walk down Borough High Street (away form the river).
Have a look at, or try the Busabout drop-off point hostel, St christophers Village - its in the South-east of the city and a short walk from London and Tower bridges, the Tower of London and the London Dungeon:
London is a big city and there must be thousands of hostels and hotels. /chatabout/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=4963   (162 words)

 London Underground Guide - Going Underground - information and fun on the world's oldest subway system with Going Underground
Despite London Underground's claim that the interior of their trains are cleaned on a regular basis, the scientists made some alarming discoveries.
"Of course, the familiarity Londoners have with the tube tends to be familiarity with overpricing, overcrowding and under-running.
I've spent a lot of my life travelling on the London Underground and felt it was about time I shared my experiences and also listened to people rant and rave about their thoughts when travelling on the tube. /finsbury/254   (14755 words)

Within walking distance are Tower Bridge and the Tower of London, the Riverwalk, the Shakespeare Globe, the London Dungeon and many other South Bank attractions, as well as London Bridge Tube station.
Within walking distance are Tower Bridge and the Tower of London, the Riverwalk, the Shakespeare Globe, the London Dungeon and many other South Bank attractions as well as London Bridge Tube station.
This is a spacious, well equipped 2-bedroom apartment occupying the first floor near London Bridge on Bermondsey in the South Bank, central London's fastest growing leisure and cultural district. /Ateam.html   (671 words)

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