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What's in a name?...Queensway...

This important Bayswater thoroughfare, which runs north from Bayswater Road, is one of numerous streets and districts of the city which take their name from the monarch – in this case Queen Victoria. 177 more words


'When ladies go a thieving': shoplifting in Westbourne Park

For a few years in the mid 1980s I lived in Westbourne Park and  I remember Whiteley’s department store on Queensway. The building was the second location for William Whiteley’s retail outlet and opened in 1907. 469 more words


More than just a cinema

I appreciate that Odeon can be considered a one size fits all when it comes to watching the latest blockbuster on the big screen, but there are times when you want a little bit more from your viewing arena than a a foot-long and some nachos. 483 more words