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proposed street from Blackfriars Bridge to the Mansion House (a petition) to the members of the House of Commons.

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Against the building of Queen Victoria Street.

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ContributionsGreat Britain. Parliament. House of Commons.
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Pagination4 p. ;
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FROM BLACKFRIARS BRIDGE TO THE BANK OF ENGLAND. STATIONS: Blackfriars, Mansion House, Cannon Street, and Monument on the District Railway. The Central London Railway, the City and South London Railway, and the Waterloo and City Railway each have a station at the Bank. OMNIBUS No. TRAMWAYS to Blackfriars Bridge. Queen Victoria Street was built to provide a wide and direct route from the major junction at the Bank and Mansion House directly down to Blackfriars Bridge and the Embankment. In the following map extract, Queen Victoria Street is the street running from the junction at upper right, down towards Blackfriars Station and Bridge at lower left. Blackfriars Bridge Bloomsbury Cavendish Square Clerkenwell Whitechapel: Grosvenor Square Holborn Lambeth Palace London Bridge Mansion House: The Monument Newgate Prison St. James Square Soho Square Strand: The Temple Temple Bar Thames Street Tyburn Westminster Bridge. D as well as proposed shops. cafés and small businesses. It will Create two new public Mansion House CITY OF LONDON Bank Cannoti Street London Bridge Square s BÕROUGH Waterloo North LAMBETH Blackfriars Bridge all the way to King's Cross. And for .

The first fixed crossing at Blackfriars was a foot ( m) long toll bridge designed in an Italianate style by Robert Mylne and constructed with nine semi-elliptical arches of Portland stone. Beating designs by John Gwynn and George Dance, it took nine years to build, opening to the public in It was the third bridge across the Thames in the then built-up area of London, supplementing. New Bridge Street – named in as it leads to the then new Blackfriars Bridge Newbury Street – formerly New Street, renamed to avoid confusion with other streets of this name [] [] Newcastle Close – either after a former inn called the Castle located here, [] or after the city, with reference to the coal trade here []. FROM BLACKFRIARS BRIDGE TO THE TOWER VIA THAMES STREET. STATIONS: Blackfriars, Mansion House, Cannon Street, Monument, an Mark Lane on the District Railway. Blackfriars Bridge. Beyond St. Paul's Station UPPER THAMES STREET, largely occupied by paper makers and dealers, descends south-east from Queen Victoria St. Ludgate Hill is a hill in the City of London, near the old Ludgate, a gate to the City that was taken down, with its attached gaol, in It is the site of St. Paul's Cathedral, traditionally said to have been the site of a Roman temple of the goddess is one of the three ancient hills of London, the others being Tower Hill and highest point is just north of St. Paul's.

The present numbering of the buildings on the street is confusing because of piecemeal alteration over the past years: The street was widened and realigned to the west in the s for the Rennie London 'fork' at the junction with Southwark Street was created when that street was inserted, in , to connect the London Bridge, Southwark Bridge, and Blackfriars Bridge routes. The station was proposed by the London, Chatham and Dover Railway (LC&DR), who had been given parliamentary power to build a line into the City of London. The company wanted to compete with rivals, the South Eastern Railway, and provide the best service into Central line was complete as far as the Thames by ; the LC&DR opened a station called Blackfriars Bridge on 1 June, which. Mansion House is the official residence of the Lord Mayor of is a Grade I listed building.. It is used for some of the City of London's official functions, including two annual white tie dinners. At the Easter banquet, the main speaker is the Foreign Secretary, who then receives a reply from the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, i.e. the longest-serving ambassador. Dance's report to the Committee on "The Making of a new Street from Bridge Street to Broadway, Blackfriars, in a line which may hereafter be continued to St. Paul's Cathedral" in .