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London, Paddington Station, 1940 - school boys being evacuated by train as bombing raids intensified - Life in London during The Blitz of World War II from Inknscroll.

View NE, towards Westbourne Grove and Chepstow Road. Featured are my first Morris Oxford and a bus headed for Hammersmith on Route 27 (Archway - Teddington). Date 3 May 1959 Ben Brooksbank

View NE, towards Westbourne Grove and Chepstow Road, West London, England. Featured are the photographer's first Morris Oxford and a bus headed for Hammersmith on Route 27 (Archway - Teddington). Date 3 May 1959 Ben Brooksbank

Two taxis are pictured outside Paddington Underground station, Bakerloo line subway entrance opening onto Praed Street, in 1932 © TfL from the London Transport Museum collection

Two taxis are pictured outside Paddington Underground station, Bakerloo line subway entrance opening onto Praed Street, in 1932 © TfL from the London Transport Museum collection

A view west along the now-demolished curved terrace in Clarendon Street, Paddington, with St Mary Magdalene's Church to left. These terraced houses backed on to the Paddington Branch of the Grand Union Canal - 1955 - 1965

A view west along the now-demolished curved terrace in Clarendon Street, Paddington, with St Mary Magdalene's Church to left. These terraced houses backed on to the Paddington Branch of the Grand Union Canal - 1955 - 1965

View from outside the Chippenham Hotel. Junction of Chippenham, Shirland and Walterton Roads.

View from outside the Chippenham Hotel. Junction of Chippenham, Shirland and Walterton Roads.

Kilburn Lane

Walking today along Kilburn Lane, it is hard to imagine that until the near the junction with Sixth Avenue, one could hear cows moo.

CIRENCESTER STREET, 1958

292 Harrow Road, Westminster LB: corner of Harrow Road and Cirencester Street

Dorothy Bohm Archive

Snapping the swinging sixties: Dorothy Bohm's photographic portraits of London go on show

Old map of Maida Vale (Elgin Avenue running through centre)

Old map of Maida Vale (Elgin Avenue running through centre)

WWII bombing of Ashworth Mansions, Maida Vale. The building was devastated by a V1 flying bomb (doodlebug) on the night of 22 June 1944.

WWII bombing of Ashworth Mansions, Maida Vale. The building was devastated by a flying bomb (doodlebug) on the night of 22 June

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