Winsland Street, W2
Buildings in this area date from the nineteenth century or before
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Winsland Street is a road in the W2 postcode area
Abercorn Place, NW8 Abercorn Place is on the Harrow School Estate and is named after James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn, a governor of the school. Aberdeen Place, NW8 Aberdeen Place was built on the site of a farm once owned by John Lyon, who founded Harrow School in 1571. Albert Court, SW7 Albert Court, a residential block for the "upper classes", was constructed in 1890. Albion Mews, W2 Albion Mews is a cobbled cul-de-sac that is approached through an entrance under a building on Albion Street. Albion Street, W2 Albion Street was laid out over the Pightle field in the late 1820s. Alpha Road, NW8 Alpha Road, named after the Greek letter, was the first street to be developed in this area in 1799. Ashmill Street, NW8 Ashmill Street was formerly owned by the Portman estate and named for Ash Mill in Devon where the family owned land. Bayswater Road, W2 Bayswater Road is the main road running along the northern edge of Hyde Park. Beauchamp Place, SW3 Beauchamp Place was also the name of a 16th-century mansion of the Seymour family. Bolney Gate, SW7 Bolney Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Cato Street, W1H Cato Street is one of the streets of London in the W1H postal area. Cheval Place, SW7 Cheval Place is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Clifton Hill, NW8 Clifton Hill began as sections either side of Abbey Road - Clifton Road and Clifton Road East. Cottage Place, SW3 Cottage Place was the location of Brompton Road station on the Piccadilly Line before its closure. Craven Road, W2 The Earl of Craven owned the land on which the road was later built. Elms Lane, W2 Elms Lane in Bayswater was situated on the west bank of the Westbourne stream. Glynde Mews, SW3 Glynde Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area. Harrow Road, W2 Harrow Road is one of the main arterial roads of London, leading northwest out of the capital. Homer Row, W1H Homer Row is one of the streets of London in the W1H postal area. Homer Street, W1H Homer Street is one of the streets of London in the W1H postal area. Hyde Park Square, W2 Hyde Park Square was part of ’Tyburnia’ - planned in 1827 by Samuel Pepys Cockerell for the Bishop of London’s Estate Hyde Park, W2 Hyde Park, as well as being a park, is an address for some park-located buildings Jay Mews, SW7 Jay Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Kynance Mews, SW7 Kynance Mews consists of 33 residential properties on a mews road which starts at Gloucester Road and ends in a cul-de-sac. Lisson Grove, NW1 The southern end of Lisson Grove was the location of a hamlet and open space, both called Lisson Green. Loudoun Road, NW8 Loudoun Road, dating from the 1850s, was originally known as Bridge Road. Maida Vale, W9 Maida Vale is the name of part of the A5 road running through northwest London. Montpelier Square, SW7 Montpelier Square is an upmarket residential garden square located in the Knightsbridge area. Orsett Terrace, W2 Orsett Terrace combined with Orsett Place to form one street in Paddington. Paddington Green, W2 Paddington Green is a surviving fragment of the original rural fabric of the area. Palace Gate, W8 Palace Gate was previously part of Gloucester Road and developed in the 1860s 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. Princes Gate, SW7 Princes Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Queens Gate, SW7 Queens Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Queensborough Terrace, W2 Queensborough Terrace was built by the grandson of John Aldridge in the 1860s on part of the Aldridge lands. Relton Mews, SW7 Relton Mews is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Rutland Gate, SW7 Rutland Gate is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Trevor Place, SW7 Trevor Place is one of the streets of London in the SW7 postal area. Westway, W2 At its opening, Westway was the largest continuous concrete structure in Britain. Yeomans Row, SW3 Yeomans Row is one of the streets of London in the SW3 postal area.
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