North Wharf Road, W2
Road maybe laid out between the wars with most of the buildings dating from the 2000s
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North Wharf Road is a street in Paddington.
Craven Road, W2 The Earl of Craven owned the land on which the road was later built. Harrow Road, W2 Harrow Road is one of the main arterial roads of London, leading northwest out of the capital. Paddington Green, W2 Paddington Green is a surviving fragment of the original rural fabric of the area. Praed Street, W2 Praed Street was named after William Praed, chairman of the company which built the canal basin which lies just to its north. Westway, W2 At its opening, Westway was the largest continuous concrete structure in Britain.
The first underground railway station in the world ran from Paddington - opened as Paddington (Bishop's Road) by the Metropolitan Railway on 10 January 1863 as the terminus of the company's route from Farringdon.
Paddington mainline railway station - Paddington station - has a commuter service serving stations west of London, a mainline service to Oxford, Bristol, Bath, Taunton, Devon, Cornwall and South Wales. There is also an express rail line to Heathrow Airport.
In Paddington Station there is a display case showing Paddington Bear, a character of children's fiction who, in the book, is first discovered at this station and hence named after it.
Important places in Paddington include St Mary's Hospital - where penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming - and Paddington Green
Alan Turing, the pioneer mathematician was born in Warrington Crescent.