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Hammersmith, Hammersmith &Fulham

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Hammersmith, Hammersmith &Fulham

Hammersmith is a district in west London, England, in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, approximately five miles (eight kilometres) west of Charing Cross on the north bank of the River Thames. One of west London's key transport hubs and commercial and employment centres, and home to several multinational company offices, it is focused on the two London Underground stations, bus station and road network node at Hammersmith Broadway.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyHammersmith &Fulham
Traditional CountyMiddlesex
OS GridTQ2279
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

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Hammersmith, Hammersmith &Fulham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Hammersmith, parl bor. and par., Middlesex, on river Thames, in W. of London, 2287 ac., pop. 71,939; Hammersmith returns 1 member to Parliament; it was made a parliamentary bor. in 1885. Hammersmith Suspension Bridge across the Thames was erected in 1825-27, at a cost of £80,000; it is 688 ft. long and 20 ft. wide, and was the first suspension bridge erected near London.

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