Premier London and Suburbs Map
Covering an area from Hornsey in the north to Wimbledon in the south and Brentford in the west to Charlton in the east, this facsimile copy of our 1962 Premier Map of London and Suburbs gives a fascinating snapshot of the city ahead of major road infrastructure changes. The southern section of the M1, the M4 flyover, the East Cross Route and the Blackwall Tunnel Approach roads have all yet to be built to meet the demands of increasing car ownership.
Discover districts before expansion and detail ultimately lost to future development, including the Isle of Dogs, Surrey Docks, Royal Docks, Greenwich Peninsula and Stratford. Locate the White City Stadium, Hackney Wick Greyhound Race Track and the footprint of Crystal Palace marked as 'destroyed by fire 1936'; seek out names long gone, including The South Metropolitan Gas Works (Greenwich) and the West Middlesex Water Works, today transformed into the London Wetland Centre.
Of particular interest are the pre-GLC metropolitan borough boundaries (e.g. Poplar, Stepney and Bethnal Green) and the yellow bus routes, depicted in preference to road classification colours.
This map offers something of interest for everyone, whether from a historical perspective, out of general curiosity or, quite simply, as an attractive vintage map.
|Product Name||Premier London and Suburbs Map|
|Flat Size||1126 x 883 x 1 mm (44.3 x 34.8 x 04 inches)|
|Scale||2.8 inches to 1 mile|
|Brand||AZ Maps & Atlases|
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Christmas Holiday Delivery Information 2018
A-Z would like to recommend to our customers the following dates for ordering and receiving goods before Christmas from our website. These dates have been supplied by the Royal Mail and should be taken as a guide only. All orders are dispatched as soon as possible, however we are unable to guarantee delivery by a particular date, as once dispatched the progress of any order is out of our control.
Overseas orders for Africa, Middle East - Tuesday 4nd December 2018
Overseas orders for Asia, Malta, Cyprus, Far East, Japan, Eastern Europe (ex. Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia - Friday 7th December 2018
Overseas orders for Caribbean, Central & South America - Saturday 8th December 2018
Overseas orders for Greece, Turkey, Australia, New Zealand - Monday 10th December 2018
Overseas orders for Canada, USA, Czech Republic, Italy, Poland - Friday 14th December 2018
Overseas orders for Finland, Sweden - 15th December 2018
Overseas orders for Austria, Denmark, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland - Monday 17th December 2018
Overseas orders for Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg - Tuesday 18th December 2018
Delivery within the UK - Orders received by noon on Wednesday 19th December 2018
A-Z will continue to dispatch orders placed via our website up to 12 noon on Thursday 20th December. Customers should be aware that these orders may not arrive before Christmas.
Although orders may be placed over the festive season via the website, A-Z offices will close at 5pm on Friday 21st December 2018 and reopen on Wednesday 2nd January 2019. Any orders placed after Thursday 20st December 2018 will be dispatched at the first available opportunity after 2nd January 2019.
General Delivery Information
We dispatch all orders during our working hours (Monday to Friday between 9 am and 5 pm, excluding bank holidays).
All orders are dispatched as soon as possible however we’re unable to guarantee delivery by a specific date as once dispatched the progress of any order is out of our control.
Orders containing a print-on-demand, personalised, flat or mounted item take time to produce so will be dispatched within 15 working days.
Orders containing large format A4 atlases (which are printed on demand) take time to produce so will be dispatched within 5 working days.We’ll send you an email to let you know when your order has been dispatched. Depending on the chosen delivery service you may also get a text message if you’ve provided a mobile phone number.
Delivery to UK Delivery Addresses
You can choose from a range of delivery options on our checkout page but if you order contains large, heavy or fragile items, delivery may be limited to an Express Delivery option only. In these cases, Express Delivery will be free** and this will be shown clearly on the checkout page.
- Standard Mail Delivery (Royal Mail 2nd Class)
This is our free* delivery service where orders will usually be dispatched within 3 working days; however please allow up to 15 working days for the creation and dispatch of orders containing print on demand, personalised, flat or mounted items. Once dispatched using the Royal Mail 2nd Class service, orders usually take between 3-5 working days for delivery.
- First Class Delivery
For orders placed before 12 noon Monday to Friday and where the whole order is in stock, we aim to dispatch the same working day via a Royal Mail First Class service. For orders placed after 12 noon and where the whole order is in stock, we will dispatch the next working day. However, please allow up to 15 working days for the creation and dispatch of orders containing print on demand, personalised, flat or mounted items. Once dispatched, orders usually take between 1-2 working days for delivery.
- Express Delivery
For orders placed before 12 noon Monday to Friday and where the whole order is in stock, we aim to dispatch the same working day via a 24-hour next working day** carrier service. For orders placed after 12 noon and where the whole order is in stock, we will dispatch the next working day. However, please allow up to 15 working days for the creation and dispatch of orders containing print on demand, personalised, flat or mounted items. Orders shipped by this method CAN NOT be delivered to a PO BOX and will require a signature on delivery.
*Free delivery is not available for any addresses outside the UK or on any items that are mounted flat onto any medium. Free delivery is also not available where your order contains large, heavy or fragile items, the delivery address is in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Channel Islands or Northern Ireland, and the service is limited to an Express Delivery option.
**Next working day service is Monday to Friday only and excludes addresses in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Channel Islands and Northern Ireland.
Overseas Delivery Addresses
Depending on the size and weight of your order we’ll dispatch via one of the following delivery methods.
- Royal Mail International Standard
- FedEx International Priority
For full details, including what to do if there is a delivery problem, please see our delivery details page.