Wood Lane (A219, formerly A40) is a street in London. The A219, is a Road in West London, England, which connects the A404 Harrow Road in Harlesden to the A24 For other uses see A40, for details of the A40 in london see A40 road (London. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. It runs north from Shepherd's Bush, under the Westway (A40) past Wormwood Scrubs where it meets Scrubs Lane. Shepherd's Bush (also Shepherds Bush) is a district of West London in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, situated 4 The Westway is a 25 mile-long elevated Dual carriageway section of the A40 route in west London running from Paddington to North Kensington Wormwood Scrubs is also the name of the Wormwood Scrubs prison. The road is wholly in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham (W12 postal district). The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham ( is a London borough in West London and forms part of Inner London. The W (Western and Paddington postcode area, also known as the London W postcode area is a group of postcode districts in central and west London, England It is the home of several BBC buildings: BBC White City, BBC Television Centre and BBC Woodlands the offices of BBC Worldwide.
The northern stretch of this road (from the Westway to Scrubs Lane) runs parallel to the boundary of the London congestion charge zone. The Westway is a 25 mile-long elevated Dual carriageway section of the A40 route in west London running from Paddington to North Kensington The London congestion charge is a fee for some motorists travelling within those parts of London designated as the Congestion Charge Zone (CCZ
In the 1780s, the road was known as Turvens Lane after Turvens House located a short distance north of Shepherd's Bush Green. Events and trends 1783 First manned Hot air balloon invented in France. By the 1830s it had received its current name. Events and trends Electromagnetic induction discovered by Michael Faraday. In the 1860s the railway arrived with a line running parallel with Wood Lane but the area was still rural in character with the buildings of Wood Lane Farm, Eynam Farm and Hoof's Farm to the east of the road and a plant nursery to the west covering the land east of present day Frithville Gardens and south of the BBC Television centre. Events and trends Technology The First Transcontinental Railroad in the USA was completed in 1869 Even into the 20th century the land either side of Wood Lane remained undeveloped until the area was chosen for the site of the 1908 Franco-British exhibition and 1908 Summer Olympics. The twentieth century of the Common Era began on Year 1908 ( MCMVIII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year The Franco-British Exhibition (1908 was a large public fair which took place in London, United Kingdom in the early years of the 20th Century The 1908 Summer Olympics, officially the Games of the IV Olympiad, were an International Multi-sport event which was held in 1908 in London
The area to the west of Wood Lane, north of Loftus Road stadium, south of Du Cane Road and east of Bloemfontein Road was laid out as the exhibition site. Loftus Road is also a nickname of the Bulgarian FC Spartak Plovdiv ground the Todor Diev Stadium. The numerous pavilions faced with white stone earned the exhibition the nickname "the White City" which subsequently remained with the area, even after the exhibition closed and its pavilions were demolished. White City is a place in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, to the north of Shepherd's Bush.
White City Stadium built to host the Olympics was located on the site of BBC White City. White City Stadium (originally The Great Stadium) was built in White City, London, for the 1908 Summer Olympics.
The Central London Railway (CLR, now the Central Line) opened Wood Lane station in 1908 on the north side of its Wood Lane Depot to serve the exhibition. The Central line is a line of the London Underground and coloured red on the Tube map. The Central line is a line of the London Underground and coloured red on the Tube map. Wood Lane tube station is a disused station on the Central Line of the London Underground. Year 1908 ( MCMVIII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year Originally intended to be a temporary service it survived until 1947 when it was replaced by White City station a short distance to the north. Year 1947 ( MCMXLVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. White City tube station is a London Underground station situated in Wood Lane in West London.
The Metropolitan Railway also opened a station on its line between Paddington and Hammersmith (now the Hammersmith & City Line). The Metropolitan Railway (MetR and the Metropolitan District Railway (District were the first two underground railways to be built in London, creating the world's London Paddington station, also known as London Paddington, or just simply Paddington, is a major National Rail and London Underground station Hammersmith is a London Underground station in Hammersmith. It is the western terminus of the Hammersmith & City Line. The Hammersmith and City line is a line of the London Underground, coloured salmon pink on the London Underground Map, running between Hammersmith in The station, also called Wood Lane although separate from the CLR's station, was adjacent to the railway bridge over Wood Lane. Wood Lane was a station in west London on the Metropolitan Railway (now London Underground 's Metropolitan Line) This station survived until it was destroyed by fire in 1959. The year 1959 ( MCMLIX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
As part of the proposals for the new White City shopping centre development, a new station on the Hammersmith & City Line, also called Wood Lane is under construction to the east of Wood Lane. Westfield London will be a large Shopping centre in Shepherd's Bush, London, United Kingdom. Wood Lane is a London Underground station in west London, on the Hammersmith & City Line.
Situated in the Handsworth area of Birmingham in the B20 postal area, the road connects the A4040 Wellington Road with Handsworth Wood Road. Handsworth ( is an inner city suburb of Birmingham in the West Midlands, England. Birmingham ( ˈbɜːmɪŋəm Ber -ming-um The A4040 is the Outer Ring Road in Birmingham, England. It is the route followed by the Birmingham Outer Circle Bus route The Calthorpe Arms pub lies at the corner of Wood Lane and Wellington Road. Also near this end are the Lea Hall allotments, with Lea Hall next to them. The rest of the road is residential with a mixture of council and independent houses. The nearby Wood Lane playing fields are not directly linked to the road. A lot of the road is thin so it is difficult for traffic to flow smoothly, particularly as there are cars regularly parked on either side. The road is served by the bus route 654 which also goes to the One Stop Shopping Centre, and Hamstead. A railway line passes under the road, with its nearest station at Perry Barr. Perry Barr Railway Station is a Railway station in Perry Barr, Birmingham, England
Some other instances of Wood Lane in the UK are located in Fulham, Dagenham and Rainham, all located within the Greater London area, as well as ones in Manchester, Leeds, Wigan and Sheffield. Fulham (pronounced "fullum" is an area of south-west London in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, (the successor to the Metropolitan Borough of Fulham Dagenham is a suburban town in east London, in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, situated east of Charing Cross. Rainham (ˈreɪnəm is a place in the London Borough of Havering in East London, England. Greater London is the top-level administrative subdivision covering London, England. Leeds ( is located on the River Aire in West Yorkshire, England Wigan is a large town in Greater Manchester, England. It stands on the River Douglas, south of Preston, west-northwest of Manchester Sheffield ( is a city and Metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England