4 Sheet Map of London - North East

4 Sheet Map of London - North East

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4 Sheet Map of London - North East

Edition:
Edition 1960 (Part Revision) 1964
Scale:
2.9 inches to 1 mile (4.5cm to 1km)
Rational Scale:
1:22000
Size Unfolded:
1035 x 882 mm (40.7 x 34.7 inches)
ISBN:
AZ10282
£19.95

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Single unfolded flat paper sheet map without cover. Sent rolled in a tube.

Single map permanently bonded between two sheets of tough, flexible, clear plastic with a gloss surface.

Printed or made to order

These Geographers’ 4 Sheet Maps of London were published in 1964 ahead of major road infrastructure development to meet the demands of increasing car ownership.

Each facsimile copy offers a fascinating snapshot of the capital at a time when the new Greater London Council boroughs were being established (GLC boundaries are shown in preparation for the April 1965 changeover). Discover districts before expansion; detail ultimately lost to future development; bus and trolleybus routes; postcode boundaries and other interesting information at a scale of 3 inches to 1 mile.

This North-East sheet covers an area from Enfield in the north-west, Passingford Bridge in the north-east to St. James’s Park in the south-west and Rainham Marshes in the south-east. The map includes areas that have seen significant regeneration in later years: covering the London Docks in Wapping, West India Docks on the Isle of Dogs, the Royal Docks, the northern section of Surrey Docks and Stratford prior to construction of the Olympic Park. The eastern bore of the Blackwall Tunnel is yet to open and the Docklands Light Railway, O2 and ExCeL are, of course, all absent.