Contents

Main Menu Cover II III
Dedication
IV
Acknowledgements
V
Preface
(2 versions)
All Pages Index

1   Introduction
2   The Place Where Four Roads Meet
6   The Paddington Almshouse Stone
12   Paddington in the 18th Century
16   The Bishop of London's Estate
23   The New Road, 1757
26   Thomas Paine Builds a Bridge
27   Artists at the turn of the century
32   Milne Land Usage in 1800
34   Paddington Canal, 1801
39   The Regent's Canal
47   Lisson Green, 1800-1850
55   Westbourne Farm
62   Paddington Railway arrives
64   Transport maps from Roman times to today
66   Diary of William Tayler - Footman
66   The Duke of Wellington's Statue
68   Tyburnia and Bayswater
74   St John's Wood
78   Queen's Park
83   Beethoven Street School
87   The Neeld Estate
94   The 1881 Census
97   St Mary Magdalene
101   A Canal Family
104   Local Wrought Iron and Cast Iron
109   Lisson Grove, 1850-1900
113   Local Industry
113   The Goad maps
117   Eliza Dolittle in Lisson Grove
119   Philanthropic Housing
123 Octavia Hill and Southwood Smith
126 Wells in Bell Street
127 Octavia Hill and The Elijah Hoole Cottages in Ranston Street
128   The Margherita Rabuffi memoir
133   The Booth Poverty Maps
143   Mansion Flats
144   Christchurch House, Shroton Street
146   Paddington Recreation Ground
151   The Grand Central Railway and Lord's
153   Maida Vale
155   After the First World War: Municipal and Philanthropic Housing
160   Bomb Damage in World War II
185   Rebuilding after the War Two
169   Roger Mayne's photographs of Paddington
170   Hallfield Estate & Hallfield School - architect, Denys Lasdun
172   Wharncliffe Gardens and Lisson Grove Estate
175   Queen's Park after 1967
181   Westway
183   Ulster Terrace - John Nash and Pentagram, architects
185   Philological & Ragged Schools to Comprehensive
201   The Walterton and Elgin Estate, WECH
215   Refurbishing Dudley House in 1988
216   New housing on old school sites
221   Peabody Building, Bell Street
221   Octavia [Hill] House, Homer Street
222   Renovating Bayswater
223   The First Metropole Hotel Extension - John Laing plc, contractors
226   The Great Canal Freeze
227   Paddington Basin. New plans in the 1960s
228   Paddington Basin; Renewed plans in the 1980s
230   Paddington Basin: A new Master Plan in 1997
232   The Old Loading Building reused and the site razed
234   Purdey's Shotgun Factory
236   The Second Metropole Hotel Extension - John Laing plc, contractors
238   Draining the Basin
240   New buildings on Paddington Basin
241   The Point -Farrell and Partners, architects
242   West Quay, Praed Street - Broadway Malyan, architects
244   The new Paddington Station -Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners, architects
246   Grand Junction House - Richard Rogers Partners -architects
250   Bishop's Bridge Road and Bridges
251   The Paddington Goods Yard site - Sidell Gibson Partnership, architects
252   The Point, Farrell & Partners, architects
253   St Mary's Hospital and Paddington Children's Hospital New Buildings - Skidmore Ownings & Merrill, architects
256   The 1891 Goad plan of Paddington Basin
257   The Model of Paddington Basin in 2010.
258 The Montage of Paddington Basin in May 2001 - the bicentenary year.
  A Walk around the Modern Paddington Basin
Updated February 5, 2012