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The Beatles take London
The Beatles take London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd January 1970 1st commercial Boeing 747 flight, NY to London in 6 hours

22nd January 1967 Born today: Olivia d'Abo, London England, actress (Wonder Years, Single Guy)

22nd January 1946 Punk pioneer Malcolm McLaren was born in Stoke Newington.go to related location

22nd January 1927 The first ever live football radio commentary for Arsenal v Sheff Utd.go to related location

22nd January 1920 England football manager Sir Alf Ramsey was born in Dagenham.go to related location

22nd January 1876 The Royal Aquarium amusement park opened in Westminster.go to related location

Cyclists Please Beware



Cyclists Please Beware

Take care on this road whilst cycling - you may be knocked off

Location: King's Road, Fulham, SW3

Description: What happens when you cross London's transport system with Google Earth... the answer...the capital's most dangerous roads for cyclists.

A Google map for the Department of Transport details every cycling accident in the last 12 months (March 09) reported to Police in a bid to 'save cyclists'.

Well then where to start...the King's Road along it's completed length is a bad spot, as is Oxford Street, Theobald's Road, St Paul's, Hyde Park Corner and the rather splendid Elephant & Castle.

Created by Tom Taylor a software developer (and I'd bet a friend of the two-wheeler), it is part of a government plan to improve access to official data...I think that means make cycling safer!

So for starters, take care on the King's Road and always wear proper head gear!


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Cyclists Please Beware

Take care on this road whilst cycling - you may be knocked off


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