Alan Godfrey Crystal Palace, Anerley and Upper Norwood 1894: London Sheet 145 (Old O.S. Maps of London)
Detailed map of Crystal Palace; London sheet 145. Introduction by Alan Godfrey. The sheetlines for Sheet 146 are slightly different and are really centred on...... more
Detailed map of Crystal Palace; London sheet 145. Introduction by Alan Godfrey. The sheetlines for Sheet 146 are slightly different and are really centred on Anerley Hill. This map just covers part of the Crystal Palace, at the top of the map, and covers an area southward to South Norwood Lake, from Beulah Hill eastward to Maple Road and Penge Recreation Ground. Features include Crystal Palace (Low Level) station, Penge and Anerley stations on the Brighton line, Queen's Hotel, Central Hill, Westow Hill, the western part of Penge, North Surrey District Schools, and much of Anerley. On the reverse are street directories for Auckland Road, Churcfh Road, Westow Hill and Westow Street.
Advantages: Seafront Location, Extremely Well Priced Disadvantages: Refurb Work Being Done, Overly Warm, No Internet Access
...So, I'm sat here having been tasked with performing a full hardware audit at our parent company's various sites spread throughout the UK. Oh the exciting life I lead! The Brighton office is one of the larger ones and as such, required an overnight stay in the seaside resort of Brighton.
So, preamble over, I checked into the hotel having spent pretty much a whole day on the train to get down...
...Westbourne Hotel, Brighton
This hotel is located to the east side of Kemptown in Brighton city centre. It is fairly easy to get to as it is ten minutes walk to Brighton station and Brighton Marina, where there is extensive shopping and leisure facilities such as ten pin bowling and pool. It takes two minutes walk to the sea front and Brighton pier, and other local...
Advantages: Cheap, comfortable beds Disadvantages: Noisy, fire alarm went off, cold
...the right place to stay. Oh, I wish I had listened to them. On the otherhand it was an experience I will never forget.
We wanted a cheap place to stay whilst we went to see my favourite celebrity, Sharon Osbourne. It was when she released her book, Revenge. We stayed in Queens Hotel and took the tube into London, Selfridges, where Sharon signed my book and spoke to me for at least five minutes. I was...