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"Council: Connecting Communities and Preserving Heritage in the British Isles" Discover the rich tapestry of the British Isles through its diverse counties, districts

Background imageCouncil Collection: British Isles Counties, Districts and Unitary Authorities Map

British Isles Counties, Districts and Unitary Authorities Map
A political map of the UK and Ireland showing all County, District and Unitary Authority boundaries. Each County is clearly divided into its local District Council areas

Background imageCouncil Collection: Poster: Save kitchen scraps to feed the hens

Poster: Save kitchen scraps to feed the hens! Keep it dry, free from glass, metal, bones, paper, etc. It also feeds pigs. Your council will collect. 1940s

Background imageCouncil Collection: LCC-LFB Dockhead fire station, Bermondsey

LCC-LFB Dockhead fire station, Bermondsey
Built by the London County Council (LCC) and opened in 1928, Dockhead fire station replaced two older Bermondsey fire stations that were closed down

Background imageCouncil Collection: LCC-LFB fireboat Massey Shaw, Westminster, London

LCC-LFB fireboat Massey Shaw, Westminster, London
A publicity photograph of the Massey Shaw fireboat with the Houses of Parliament in the background, used by the London County Council to promote the London Fire Brigade in its publications

Background imageCouncil Collection: BBC 1935

BBC 1935
Spread from Radio Pictorial Annual showing the British Broadcasting Centre including the interior with the vaudeville studio, the gramaphone effects studio, concert hall, council chamber

Background imageCouncil Collection: Wartime pig food poster

Wartime pig food poster
We Want Your Kitchen Waste - poster encouraging the saving of food scraps for use as pig food, to be collected by the council. It also feeds poultry

Background imageCouncil Collection: Parish Council Cartoon

Parish Council Cartoon
A parish council caricatured

Background imageCouncil Collection: London County Council Minerva Estate Bethnal Green, East London. new flats built

London County Council Minerva Estate Bethnal Green, East London. new flats built on a site of formerly occupied by slum properties, 28th April 1948

Background imageCouncil Collection: BONEO, Mart�(1829-1915). General San Martin

BONEO, Mart�(1829-1915). General San Martin
BONEO, Mart� (1829-1915). General San Martin after crossing the Andes. 1865. Scene with Generals Jose de San Mart� and Bernardo O Higgins. Oil on canvas. ARGENTINA. Buenos Aires

Background imageCouncil Collection: LCC-LFB Old Kent Road fire station, SE London

LCC-LFB Old Kent Road fire station, SE London
Built by the London County Council, Old Kent Road fire station was located at 306-308 Old Kent Road, SE1. The station closed in 1969 when the new station was opened on the opposite side of the road

Background imageCouncil Collection: Wales / Ystradgynlais

Wales / Ystradgynlais
Ystradgynlais, in the Swansea Valley, Glamorgan, Wales. Date: 1950s

Background imageCouncil Collection: Ships figureheads over the gate at Castles Shipbreaking Yard, Westminster, London, 1909

Ships figureheads over the gate at Castles Shipbreaking Yard, Westminster, London, 1909
Ships figureheads over the gate at Castles Shipbreaking Yard, Baltic Wharf, Millbank, Westminster, London, March 1909. Entrance to the yard, with wooden figures salvaged from ships decorating the sign

Background imageCouncil Collection: MFB North Kensington fire station, West London

MFB North Kensington fire station, West London
North Kensington was one of the latter fire stations to be built by the MFB in 1882 prior to the creation of the London County Council in 1889

Background imageCouncil Collection: Liverpool Slum 1912

Liverpool Slum 1912
Liverpool : a sunless court, finally closed in 1912 by the Health Committee of Liverpool City Council

Background imageCouncil Collection: Savory & Moores Pharmacy, 143 New Bond Street, London, 1912

Savory & Moores Pharmacy, 143 New Bond Street, London, 1912. Shop front with window display and royal coat of arms over the door indicating by appointment to the royal family

Background imageCouncil Collection: Horse drawn vehicles and barrows in Borough High Street, London, 1904

Horse drawn vehicles and barrows in Borough High Street, London, 1904
Horse drawn vehicles, barrows and shop fronts, 309-317 Borough High Street, London, 1904. Men and boys wait with barrows and horse-drawn carts

Background imageCouncil Collection: LCC-LFB Holloway fire station, N7

LCC-LFB Holloway fire station, N7
Built by the London County Council, Holloway fire station was located at 80-84 Mayton Street, with the side engine bay at 1A Hertslet Road

Background imageCouncil Collection: LCC-LFB Kennington fire station, Lambeth

LCC-LFB Kennington fire station, Lambeth
Built by the London County Council, Kennington fire station was located in Renfrew Road, Lower Kennington, South London. Seen here are its horse drawn escape ladder

Background imageCouncil Collection: Beddington & Wallington Urban District Council fire brigade

Beddington & Wallington Urban District Council fire brigade
The Beddington and Wallington Urban District Council fire brigade

Background imageCouncil Collection: Ewell Epileptic Colony, Epsom, Surrey

Ewell Epileptic Colony, Epsom, Surrey
Lime Villa at the Ewell Epileptic Colony, Hook Road, Epsom, Surrey. The colony, opened in 1903 by the London County Council, was later known as Ewell Mental Hospital and then as St Ebbas Hospital

Background imageCouncil Collection: Please clean up after your dog sign, UK - it is now obligatory to clean up dog mess

Please clean up after your dog sign, UK - it is now obligatory to clean up dog mess
MAB-37 Please clean up after your dog sign Gloucestershire, UK it is now obligatory to clean up dog mess and this sign on a lamp post reminds dog walkers in Woodmancote Mark Boulton Please note that

Background imageCouncil Collection: Council of Nicaea

Council of Nicaea
At the Council of NICAEA (now Iznik, Turkey), called by emperor Constantine, Arianism is declared a heresy, and the doctrine of the Trinity is upheld [Nicene Creed]

Background imageCouncil Collection: LCC-LFB Pageants Wharf fire station, Rotherhithe

LCC-LFB Pageants Wharf fire station, Rotherhithe
Built by the London County Council and opened in 1903, Pageants Wharf fire station still stands at 241 Rotherhithe Street, SE16

Background imageCouncil Collection: LFDCA-LFB Vintage fire engine at Clapham fire station

LFDCA-LFB Vintage fire engine at Clapham fire station
A former Middlesex Fire Brigade pump escape at Clapham fire station. Middlesex was absorbed into the enlarged London Fire Brigade in 1965 with the creation of the Greater London Council

Background imageCouncil Collection: Epsom Derby - 1954

Epsom Derby - 1954
Epsom Downs, the Gentlemens Mobile Toilet, provided by Ewell Council 3rd June 1954

Background imageCouncil Collection: Fairfax and Council

Fairfax and Council
Fairfax and the military council

Background imageCouncil Collection: Meeting of St. Augustine and the Donatists (oil on canvas) (b / w photo)

Meeting of St. Augustine and the Donatists (oil on canvas) (b / w photo)
XIR307594 Meeting of St. Augustine and the Donatists (oil on canvas) (b/w photo) by Loo, Carle van (1705-65); Church of Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, Paris

Background imageCouncil Collection: General view of Birmingham, West Midlands, England (engraving)

General view of Birmingham, West Midlands, England (engraving)
KW1078128 General view of Birmingham, West Midlands, England (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: General view of Birmingham, West Midlands)

Background imageCouncil Collection: WW2 - Recycling cans to aid war effort in East Ham, London

WW2 - Recycling cans to aid war effort in East Ham, London
WW2 - Recycling tin cans to aid the war effort in East Ham, London - April, 1940. Date: 1940

Background imageCouncil Collection: URBAN II (c. 1035 - 1099). First Crusade (1095)

URBAN II (c. 1035 - 1099). First Crusade (1095). Council of Clermont. Pope Urban II authorizes the departure to the Crusades. Gothic art. Miniature Painting. FRANCE. Paris

Background imageCouncil Collection: LCC-MFB New Cross fire station, Hatcham, SE London

LCC-MFB New Cross fire station, Hatcham, SE London
Built by the London County Council, New Cross fire station is located at 266 Queens Road SE14. Opened in 1893, it remains operational today

Background imageCouncil Collection: LCC-MFB Peckham fire station, Camberwell

LCC-MFB Peckham fire station, Camberwell
Built by the Metropolitan Board of Works (the forerunner of the London County Council) and opened in 1867, Peckham fire station was located in Peckham Road opposite Southampton Way SE5

Background imageCouncil Collection: LCC-MFB Cherry Garden river fire station, SE London

LCC-MFB Cherry Garden river fire station, SE London
Built by the London County Council, Cherry Garden river fire station was located at Cherry Garden Street in Bermondsey. It was one of four Metropolitan Fire Brigade river stations and, from 1904

Background imageCouncil Collection: LCC- MFB Stoke Newington fire station

LCC- MFB Stoke Newington fire station
Stoke Newington fire station was one of the last to be built by the MFB in 1886 prior to the creation of the London County Council in 1889

Background imageCouncil Collection: LCC-LFB Highbury fire station, N5

LCC-LFB Highbury fire station, N5
Built by the London County Council, Highbury fire station was located at 215 Blackstock Road, N5. The widespread adoption of motorised fire engines by the LFB led to a reduction in the number of fire

Background imageCouncil Collection: LCC-MFB Rotherhithe fire station, SE London

LCC-MFB Rotherhithe fire station, SE London
Rotherhithe fire station was built for the MFB by the London County Council in 1887, located at Gomm Road, Lower Road. It was closed in 1928 with the opening of Dockhead fire station in Bermondsey

Background imageCouncil Collection: The London County Council Millbank Estate

The London County Council Millbank Estate, Westminster, London

Background imageCouncil Collection: Queen Victorias First Council, Kensington Palace, 1837

Queen Victorias First Council, Kensington Palace, 1837
Engraving showing Queen Victoria holding her first council with the British government, eleven am on the morning of her accession, 20th June 1837

Background imageCouncil Collection: Sculpture of the Vatican II Council on the door of St. Peters Basilica

Sculpture of the Vatican II Council on the door of St. Peters Basilica, Vatican, Rome, Lazio, Italy, Europe

Background imageCouncil Collection: Park Hill Flats, Sheffield, Yorkshire, 1960s

Park Hill Flats, Sheffield, Yorkshire, 1960s
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: s00663

Background imageCouncil Collection: LCC-LFB Brixton fire station, London SW8

LCC-LFB Brixton fire station, London SW8
Built by the London County Council, Brixton fire station is located at 84 Gresham Road SW8. It remains operational and is one of the London Fire Brigades busiest stations

Background imageCouncil Collection: LCC-MFB Dulwich fire station

LCC-MFB Dulwich fire station
Built by the London County Council, Dulwich fire station was located at 250 Lordship Lane, Forest Hill. It was closed in 1947

Background imageCouncil Collection: LCC-LFB Mile End fire station, E1

LCC-LFB Mile End fire station, E1
Built by the London County Council, Mile End fire station was located at 263 Mile End Road. The widespread adoption of motorised fire engines by the LFB led to a reduction in the number of fire

Background imageCouncil Collection: LCC-MFB Hackney fire station, E9

LCC-MFB Hackney fire station, E9
Built by the Metropolitan Board of Works (the forerunner of the London County Council) for the MFB, Hackney fire station was located at 2-2A Bodney Road, East London

Background imageCouncil Collection: LCC-LFB Herne Hill fire station, Brockwell Park SE27

LCC-LFB Herne Hill fire station, Brockwell Park SE27
Built by the London County Council, Herne Hill fire station was located at Milkwood Road, Herne Hill. The widespread adoption of motorised fire engines by the LFB led to a reduction in the number of

Background imageCouncil Collection: Ms - Pope in Council

Ms - Pope in Council
The Pope in council - illustration to the Decretum of Gratian of Chiusi, a treatise on canon law

Background imageCouncil Collection: Vatican Council / 1870

Vatican Council / 1870
The Ecclesiastical Council at Rome

Background imageCouncil Collection: SATAN IN COUNCIL

SATAN IN COUNCIL
Satan in Council Date: first published 1667



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"Council: Connecting Communities and Preserving Heritage in the British Isles" Discover the rich tapestry of the British Isles through its diverse counties, districts, and unitary authorities. From picturesque landscapes to bustling cityscapes, this map showcases the vibrant regions that make up our beloved homeland. In a world where sustainability is paramount, remember to save your kitchen scraps to feed the hens. Embrace eco-friendly practices and contribute to a greener future for all. At LCC-LFB Dockhead fire station in Bermondsey, witness bravery at its finest as firefighters stand ready to protect their community from any blaze. The iconic LCC-LFB fireboat Massey Shaw stationed in Westminster serves as a symbol of London's resilience against water-based emergencies. Delve into history with General San Martin's portrait by BONEO Martí (1829-1915). This Argentine hero fought for independence and left an indelible mark on South American history. Transport yourself back in time with BBC 1935 footage capturing significant moments that shaped our nation. Experience firsthand the trials and triumphs that have molded us into who we are today. During wartime scarcity, even pigs had their own food poster. Witness how communities came together during challenging times to ensure everyone was cared for - including our four-legged friends. LCC-LFB Old Kent Road fire station stands tall in Southeast London, serving as a testament to unwavering dedication towards public safety. These brave men and women risk their lives daily for the greater good of society. Lighten up with a Parish Council Cartoon showcasing humor amidst local governance matters. Satirical yet relatable, it reminds us not to take ourselves too seriously while striving for progress within our communities. Step into Liverpool Slum 1912; an evocative image depicting harsh living conditions faced by many during industrialization. Reflect upon societal progress made since then while acknowledging challenges still present today.