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Proposed new street from Conventry Street to Long Acre

Proposed new street from Conventry Street to Long Acre

Surveyor: Chawner, Thomas

Medium: Lithograph

Date: 1840

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 13.23

Item number: 23

Length: 330

Width: 851

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale description: 3 1/2" : 300 feet

Lithographer: Basire, James

This plan was ordered by the House of Commons and is titled in the top right border ''FIRST REPORT ON METROPOLIS IMPROVEMENTS - 1840''. It shows the extension of Longacre into Leicester Square, beyond to Princes Street and the widening of Upper St Martin's Lane. The areas coloured pink are those that need to be destroyed to make way for the improvements.

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