Charing Cross Road is a street in central London running immediately north of St Martin-in-the-Fields to St Giles Circus (the intersection with Oxford Street) and then becomes Tottenham Court Road. It is so called because it serves Charing Cross railway station (named for the nearby Charing Cross).Plan my London trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
What is now Charing Cross road was originally two narrow streets in the West End, Crown Street and Castle Street. Following the development of Regent Street in the mid-18th century, there was an increase in traffic between Piccadilly Circus and Charing Cross towards Tottenham Court Road and Bloomsbury, and the need for an improved road became obvious. Charing Cross Road was developed, in conjunction with Shaftesbury Avenue, by the Metropolitan Board of Works under an 1877 Act of Parliament. The total cost of building at a cost of £778,238. The two streets and others such as the Thames Embankment, Northumberland Avenue, Kingsway and Aldwych were built to improve traffic flow through central London. The road required some of the worst slums in London to be demolished, which delayed progress in construction while they were rehoused.
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倫敦市中心主要交通交滙處。十字街內除了可往老牌書店和劇院外，1864年啟用、富有歷史價值、橫跨整個街段的查令十字街火車站也值得一看。 more »The main traffic interchange in the centre of London. In addition to the old shops and courtyards, the Charing Cross Street Fire Station, which was used in 1864 and was rich in historical value and spanned the entire street, is also worth a visit.
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