London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
|London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham|
The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham [ ˈhæməsmɪθ ən ˈfʊləm ] is a borough west of central London .
When the Greater London administrative region was founded in 1965, the London Borough of Hammersmith emerged from the Metropolitan Borough of Hammersmith and the Metropolitan Borough of Fulham in the former County of London . In 1979 "... and Fulham" was added to the name.
The districts or areas below the level of the urban districts have no clearly defined boundaries and no administrative significance.
The northern half of the borough consists of the former borough of Hammersmith and the boroughs
- Brook Green *
- East Acton is only partially in the borough and is bordered to the northeast by Wormwood Scrubs and to the southeast by White City . The western part belongs to the London Borough of Ealing .
- Old Oak Common * , northernmost part of the district, mainly used by railway systems.
- Shepherd's Bush
- White City , the northwest part of Shepherd's Bush.
- Wormwood Scrubs , the vacant lot separates Old Oak Common from the rest of the county.
The southern half of the district consists of the former district of Fulham with the other districts
- Chelsea Harbor * , a small settlement on the eastern tip of Sands End around the eponymous harbor. It is bounded north by Chelsea Creek and east by the Thames . Despite its name, it's not in Chelsea .
- Fulham * , here is Fulham Palace , the seat of the Bishop of London until 1975, and Putney Bridge over the Thames.
- Parsons Green ** , from here the Wandsworth Bridge leads over the Thames.
- Sands End * , the southeastern part of the district is stretched out between the Thames and the King's Road / New Kings Road.
- Walham Green * , the underground station of the same name that opened in this district in 1880 has been renamed Fulham Broadway since 1952 .
- West Kensington ** , in the 19th century this area was still called the North End , based on Fulham.
* = There is no article about the district in the German-language Wikipedia, just a link here.
** = There is no article about the district in the German-language Wikipedia, just a disambiguation page with a link here.
The population in 2008 was composed of 78.3% white, 5.6% Asian, 9.2% black and 1.1% Chinese.
A concert and event hall in the Hammersmith district became known worldwide as the Hammersmith Odeon , which was the name it bore from 1962 to 2000. After that, the name was changed several times, today it is called the Hammersmith Apollo .
The stadiums of Chelsea FC ( Stamford Bridge ) and Fulham FC ( Craven Cottage ) are located in Fulham . The Queens Park Rangers Stadium ( Loftus Road ) is located in the Shepherd's Bush district .
- Barbara Adams (1945-2002), Egyptologist
- Lily Allen (born 1985), pop singer
- Jamie Bamber (born 1973), actor
- Mischa Barton (* 1986), actress
- Anthony Calf (born 1959), actor
- Sacha Baron Cohen (* 1971), comedian
- Frank Bruno (* 1961), boxer
- William John Burchell (1782–1863), naturalist
- Joe Calzaghe (born 1972), boxer
- Roger Daltrey (born 1944), rock musician
- Example (* 1982), rapper
- Hugh Grant (born 1960), actor
- Susan Greenfield (* 1950), brain researcher
- Joseph Hansom (1803-1882), architect
- Tom Hardy (born 1977), actor
- Steve Jones (* 1955), rock guitarist
- Gerald Mahon (1922–1992), Roman Catholic religious and auxiliary bishop in Westminster
- James May (* 1963), television presenter and author
- Crispian Mills (* 1973), singer and musician
- Stuart Pearce (born 1962), football player
- Imogen Poots (* 1989), actress
- Will Poulter (born 1993), actor
- Daniel Radcliffe (born 1989), actor
- Alan Rickman (1946-2016), actor
- Jemima Rooper (born 1981), actress
- Harry South (1929-1990), jazz pianist
- Ron Springett (1935-2015), football player
- The former President of Zimbabwe , Canaan Banana , who was in office from 1980 to 1987, died in London-Fulham in 2003
A partnership with the Berlin district of Neukölln has existed since 1955 . Other twin cities are Boulogne-Billancourt near Paris and the Anderlecht district in Brussels .
Church of England
As a regional bishop ( suffragan bishop), the bishop of Fulham is subordinate to the bishop of London and has no diocese of his own. It is a 1926 created episcopate in the Church of England .
- Hammersmith and Fulham Borough Council (district administration)
- ↑ Mid 2018 Estimates of the population for the UK, England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
- ^ ONS mid-2007 Ethnic Group Population Estimates. (PDF, 89 kB) (No longer available online.) Greater London Authority, October 2009, archived from the original on July 19, 2011 ; accessed on May 23, 2011 (English). Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
Coordinates: 51 ° 30 ′ N , 0 ° 14 ′ W