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The A1 is the longest numbered road in the UK, at.
The A10 (in certain sections known as Great Cambridge Road or Old North Road) is a major road in England.
The A12 is a major road in England.
The A13 is a major road in England linking Central London with east London and south Essex.
The A40 is a major trunk road connecting London to Goodwick (Fishguard), Wales, and officially called The London to Fishguard Trunk Road (A40) in all legal documents and Acts.
The A41 is a major trunk road in England that links London and Birkenhead, although it has now in parts been superseded by motorways.
The A5 London Holyhead Trunk Road is a major road in England and Wales.
The Ace Cafe is a former transport cafe in Stonebridge, near Brent, northwest London, England which has been extensively redeveloped becoming a functions and entertainment venue.
Acton is an area of west London, England, within the London Borough of Ealing.
Angel Road railway station is on the Lea Valley line that forms part of the West Anglia Main Line, located in Edmonton in the London Borough of Enfield, north London.
Arnos Grove is an area of North London, England, within the London Borough of Enfield.
Arriva is a multinational public transport company headquartered in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom.
Autumn Journal is an autobiographical long poem in twenty-four sections by Louis MacNeice.
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (also commonly known as the Neasden Temple) is a Hindu temple in Neasden, London.
Barking is a town in East London, England, in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and the county of Essex.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
Beckton is an urban neighbourhood in east London, England and part of the London Borough of Newham.
Benzene is an important organic chemical compound with the chemical formula C6H6.
The Blackwall Tunnel is a pair of road tunnels underneath the River Thames in east London, England linking the London Borough of Tower Hamlets with the Royal Borough of Greenwich, and part of the A102 road.
Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson (born 19 June 1964), best known as Boris Johnson, is a British politician, popular historian and journalist serving as Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs since 2016 and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015.
Bounds Green is an area in the north of London, in the London Borough of Haringey.
Brent Cross is an area of the London Borough of Barnet, England, near the A41 Brent Cross Flyover over the A406 North Circular Road.
Brent Park is an area of Neasden in the London Borough of Brent, northwest London.
The Brent Reservoir (popularly called the Welsh Harp) is a reservoir between Hendon and Wembley Park in London.
The British Empire Exhibition was a colonial exhibition held at Wembley Park, Wembley, Middlesex in 1924 and 1925, running from 23 April 1924 to 31 October 1925.
Broomfield Park was a football stadium in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, home of Airdrieonians from 1892 until it was closed after the 1993–94 football season.
Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England, on the River Cam approximately north of London.
Central London is the innermost part of London, in the United Kingdom, spanning several boroughs.
Charlie Brown's Roundabout is the common name for a roundabout at the southern end of the M11 motorway in South Woodford, London.
Chelmsford is the principal settlement of the City of Chelmsford district, and the county town of Essex, in the East of England.
Chiswick is a district of west London, England.
The Chiswick flyover is a short elevated section of the M4 motorway in the western approaches to London, United Kingdom.
Colchester is an historic market town and the largest settlement within the borough of Colchester in the county of Essex.
A controlled-access highway is a type of highway which has been designed for high-speed vehicular traffic, with all traffic flow and ingress/egress regulated.
Cricklewood is an urban and suburban area of northwest London, England, centred 5 miles (8.2 km) northwest of Charing Cross, between Willesden Green and Dollis Hill to the west, Brondesbury and Kilburn to the south, West Hampstead and Childs Hill to the southeast and east, and Brent Cross to the north.
A dual carriageway (British English) or divided highway (American English) is a class of highway with carriageways for traffic travelling in opposite directions separated by a central reservation.
Ealing is a district of west London, England, located west of Charing Cross.
Ealing Common is a large open space (approx 47 acres) in Ealing, west London.
The East End of London, usually called the East End, is the historic core of wider East London, east of the Roman and medieval walls of the City of London, and north of the River Thames.
The Eastern Avenue is a 10-mile (16 km) road, and is one of the main roads leading out of London.
Edgware is a district of northern Greater London, in the London Borough of Barnet.
Edgware Road is a major road through north-west London, starting at Marble Arch in the City of Westminster (south end) and running north to Edgware in the London Borough of Barnet.
Edmonton is an area of the London Borough of Enfield, England, north-east of Charing Cross.
Eminent domain (United States, Philippines), land acquisition (Singapore), compulsory purchase (United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ireland), resumption (Hong Kong, Uganda), resumption/compulsory acquisition (Australia), or expropriation (France, Italy, Mexico, South Africa, Canada, Brazil, Portugal, Spain, Chile, Denmark, Sweden) is the power of a state, provincial, or national government to take private property for public use.
Enfield Southgate is a constituency created in 1950 represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2017 by Bambos Charalambous, a member of the Labour Party Between the years 1979 and 2017 the seat was a bellwether (its winner was affiliated to the winning party nationally) with two exceptions: in 2005 it leant more to the right than the national result and in in 2017 more to the left than the minority-government Conservatives.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Epping Forest is a area of ancient woodland between Epping in the north and Wanstead in the south, straddling the border between Greater London and Essex.
Euston railway station (also known as London Euston) is a central London railway terminus on Euston Road in the London Borough of Camden, managed by Network Rail.
Finchley is an area of northwest London, England, in the London Borough of Barnet.
Finchley Road is a Inner London main road.
Friends of the Earth International (FoEI) is an international network of environmental organizations in 74 countries.
Friern Barnet is a suburban area within the London Borough of Barnet, north of Charing Cross.
Gants Hill is a district of Ilford in east London, England.
Gants Hill is a London Underground station in the Gants Hill district of Ilford in East London.
Grade separation is the name given to a method of aligning a junction of two or more surface transport axes at different heights (grades) so that they will not disrupt the traffic flow on other transit routes when they cross each other.
The Great North Road was the main highway between London and Scotland.
Greater London is a region of England which forms the administrative boundaries of London, as well as a county for the purposes of the lieutenancies.
The Greater London Council (GLC) was the top-tier local government administrative body for Greater London from 1965 to 1986.
Greyhound racing is an organized, competitive sport in which greyhound dogs are raced around a track.
Gunnersbury is a place in the London Borough of Hounslow, with its northern edge in the London Borough of Ealing, west London.
Gunnersbury Park is a park in the London Borough of Hounslow between Acton, Brentford, Chiswick and Ealing, West London, England.
Hanger Lane is a major road in Ealing, London, England.
The Hanger Lane gyratory is a large, complex roundabout system at the junction of Western Avenue (A40), the North Circular (A406) and Hanger Lane in the borough of Ealing in west London.
Hanger Lane is a London Underground station in Hanger Hill, Ealing, on the border between West and Northwest London.
Harrow is a large suburban town in the London Borough of Harrow, northwest London, England.
Hatfield is a town and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England, in the borough of Welwyn Hatfield.
Hendon is a London suburb in the Borough of Barnet, northwest of Charing Cross.
Henlys Corner is a road junction in Finchley, North London, where the A1 meets the North Circular Road and crosses the A598, and is named after the Henlys Group garage which sat at the junction from 1935 to 1989.
Holloway is an inner-city district of the London Borough of Islington, north of Charing Cross, which follows the line of the Holloway Road (A1).
Hot-wiring is the process of bypassing an automobile's ignition interlock and thus starting it without the key.
Hounslow is a large commercial town and district in west London, England, west-southwest of Charing Cross.
IKEA is a Swedish-founded multinational group, that designs and sells, kitchen appliances and home accessories.
Ilford is a large town in east London, located east of Charing Cross.
Illegal dumping, also called fly dumping or fly tipping, is the dumping of waste illegally instead of using an authorised method such as kerbside collection or using an authorised rubbish dump.
The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is an independent professional association for civil engineers and a charitable body in the United Kingdom.
IWG plc, formerly Regus, is a multinational corporation that provides a global workplace.
Keith John Moon (23 August 1946 – 7 September 1978) was an English drummer for the rock band the Who.
Kenneth Robert Livingstone (born 17 June 1945) is an English politician who served as the Leader of the Greater London Council (GLC) from 1981 until the council was abolished in 1986, and as Mayor of London from the creation of the office in 2000 until 2008.
Kilburn is an area of northwest London, England, situated north-west of Charing Cross.
King George V Dock is one of three docks in the Royal Docks of east London, now part of the redeveloped Docklands.
A heavy goods vehicle (HGV), also large goods vehicle (LGV) or medium goods vehicle, is the European Union (EU) term for any truck with a gross combination mass (GCM) of over. Sub-category N2 is used for vehicles between and and N3 for all goods vehicles over as defined in Directive 2001/116/EC. The term medium goods vehicle is used within parts of the UK government to refer to goods vehicles of between 3.5 and 7.5 tonnes which according to the EU are also "large goods vehicles". Commercial carrier vehicles of up to are referred to as Light commercial vehicles and come into category N1. Confusingly though, parts of the UK government refer to these as "light goods vehicles" (also abbreviated "LGV"), with the term LGV" appearing on tax discs for these smaller vehicles. Tax discs use the term "HGV" for vehicles over 3.5 tonnes. HGVs must not exceed 40 tonnes laden weight or in length to cross boundaries in the EU, but longer and heavier vehicles (LHVs) known as Gigaliner, EuroCombi, EcoLiner, innovative commercial vehicle, mega-truck, etc., typically long and weighing up to 60 tonnes are used in some countries, and the implications of allowing them to cross borders was being considered.
Leytonstone is an area of East London, and part of the London Borough of Waltham Forest.
The London Borough of Enfield is a London borough in north London, England.
Paddington, also known as London Paddington, is a Central London railway terminus and London Underground station complex, located on Praed Street in the Paddington area.
The London Ringways were a series of four ring roads planned in the 1960s to circle London at various distances from the city centre.
Frederick Louis MacNeice CBE (12 September 1907 – 3 September 1963) was an Irish poet and playwright.
The M1 is a motorway in England connecting London to Leeds, where it joins the A1(M) near Aberford, to connect to Newcastle.
The M11 link road protest was a major anti-road protest in Leytonstone, London, United Kingdom, in the early to mid-1990s opposing the construction of the "A12 Hackney to M11 link road", also known as the M11 Link Road, which was part of a significant local road scheme to connect traffic from the East Cross Route to the M11, avoiding urban streets.
The M11 motorway is a 52-mile (88.5 km) motorway that runs north from the North Circular Road (A406) in South Woodford in northeast London to the A14, northwest of Cambridge, England.
The M4 is a motorway which runs between London and South Wales in the United Kingdom.
Manor Park is a residential area in London, forming a part of the London Borough of Newham.
Mark Leslie James Dixon (born November 1959) is an Essex-born English billionaire businessman, best known as the founder of serviced office business Regus.
The Mayor of London is the head of the executive body of the Greater London Authority.
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
Meridian Water is a planned new neighbourhood in Upper Edmonton, in the south-east of the London Borough of Enfield, North London.
Michael Denzil Xavier Portillo (born 26 May 1953) is a British journalist, broadcaster, and former Member of Parliament and Cabinet Minister of the Conservative Party.
A Ministry of Transport or Transportation is a ministry responsible for transportation within a country.
Muswell Hill is a suburban and low-rise urban district of the north, outer London Boroughs of Haringey and – a small part only – Barnet.
Nitrogen dioxide is the chemical compound with the formula.
The North Middlesex Hospital, known locally as North Mid, is a District General Hospital (DGH) in Edmonton, in the London Borough of Enfield.
Northolt is a historic town in west London, England, west-northwest of Charing Cross and within the London Borough of Ealing, England.
Outer London is the name for the group of London Boroughs that form a ring around Inner London.
Park Royal is an area in northwest London, England.
A pedestrian crossing (British English) or crosswalk (American English) is a place designated for pedestrians to cross a road.
Potters Bar is a town in Hertfordshire, England, – Community Strategy First Review (PDF) north of London.
Prostitution is the business or practice of engaging in sexual activity in exchange for payment.
Redbridge is a London Underground station on Eastern Avenue in the Redbridge district of Ilford in East London, on the Hainault Loop of the Central line, in Zone 4.
Redbridge is a district of Ilford in the London Borough of Redbridge in east London.
Reinforced concrete (RC) (also called reinforced cement concrete or RCC) is a composite material in which concrete's relatively low tensile strength and ductility are counteracted by the inclusion of reinforcement having higher tensile strength or ductility.
The River Lea in England originates in Leagrave, Luton in the Chiltern Hills and flows generally southeast, east, and then south through east London where it meets the River Thames, the last looping section being known as Bow Creek.
The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.
Road protest in the United Kingdom usually occurs as a reaction to a stated intention by the empowered authorities to build a new road, or to modify an existing road.
Roman roads (Latin: viae Romanae; singular: via Romana meaning "Roman way") were physical infrastructure vital to the maintenance and development of the Roman state, and were built from about 300 BC through the expansion and consolidation of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.
Romford is a large town in East London and the administrative centre of the London Borough of Havering.
The Royal Albert Dock is one of three docks in the Royal Group of Docks of east London in Great Britain, now part of the redeveloped Docklands.
Royston is a town and civil parish in the District of North Hertfordshire and county of Hertfordshire in England.
Sabbath is a day set aside for rest and worship.
A single carriageway (British English) or undivided highway (American English) is a road with one, two or more lanes arranged within a single carriageway with no central reservation to separate opposing flows of traffic.
The South Circular Road (formally the A205 and often simply called the South Circular) in south London, England, is a major road that runs from the Woolwich Ferry in the east to the Chiswick Flyover in the west via Catford, Dulwich, Clapham Common, Wandsworth and Kew Bridge.
South Woodford is a suburb of Woodford in North East London situated north-east of Charing Cross.
Southgate is a suburban area of north London, England in the London Borough of Enfield.
St Pancras and Islington Cemetery in East Finchley, North London while situated in the London Borough of Barnet is actually two cemeteries, owned by two other London Boroughs, Camden (formerly St Pancras) and Islington.
Staples Corner is a major road junction in London, United Kingdom.
Stonebridge Park is a National Rail suburban rail station in Tokyngton and Stonebridge, north-west London.
Stratford is a town and parish in London, in the London Borough of Newham.
The Thames Gateway Bridge was a proposed crossing over the River Thames in east London, England.
The London Gazette is one of the official journals of record of the British government, and the most important among such official journals in the United Kingdom, in which certain statutory notices are required to be published.
The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category.
The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964.
Tottenham is a district of north London, England, within the London Borough of Haringey.
Traffic congestion is a condition on transport networks that occurs as use increases, and is characterized by slower speeds, longer trip times, and increased vehicular queueing.
Traffic reporting is the near real-time distribution of information about road conditions such as traffic congestion, detours, and traffic collisions.
Transport for London (TfL) is a local government body responsible for the transport system in Greater London, England.
A trunk road, trunk highway, or strategic road is a major road, usually connecting two or more cities, ports, airports and other places, which is the recommended route for long-distance and freight traffic.
Urban decay (also known as urban rot and urban blight) is the process by which a previously functioning city, or part of a city, falls into disrepair and decrepitude.
Walthamstow is the largest district of the London Borough of Waltham Forest in north-east London.
Ware is a town of around 18,800 people in Hertfordshire, England close to the county town of Hertford.
Water supply is the provision of water by public utilities commercial organisations, community endeavors or by individuals, usually via a system of pumps and pipes.
Watling Street is a route in England and Wales that began as an ancient trackway first used by the Britons, mainly between the areas of modern Canterbury and using a natural ford near Westminster.
Wembley is an area of northwest London, England, and part of the London Borough of Brent.
Wembley Stadium is a football stadium in Wembley, London, England, which opened in 2007, on the site of the original Wembley Stadium, which was demolished from 2002–2003.
West Hendon is a place in the London Borough of Barnet.
Western Avenue, some 10 miles (16 km) in length, is one of the major roads leading out of London, England.
Westway is a long elevated dual carriageway section of the A40 trunk road in west London running from Paddington to North Kensington.
Whetstone is a place in the London Borough of Barnet, bearing the postcode N20.
Willesden is an area in north west London which forms part of the London Borough of Brent.
Withnail and I is a 1987 British black comedy film written and directed by Bruce Robinson.
Woodford is a town in East London.
Woolwich is a district of south-east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
The Woolwich Ferry is a free vehicle ferry service across the River Thames in East London, connecting Woolwich to the south with North Woolwich to the north.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
Wroxeter is a village in Shropshire, England.
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