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Spotlight On Hammersmith (100)

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Steve O'Connor, CEO of the Fulham Reach Boat Club, a charitable organisation who's aim is to unlock the potential of young people through rowing. Every state school in the borough has been on the water through the club, as wel as the surrounding boroughs. Sitting beside Hammersmith Bridge, the boat club was built under a section 106 agreement after the area was redeveloped & luxury apartments built. The boat club has been a fixture of the area since 2014. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Steve O'Connor, CEO of the Fulham Reach Boat Club, a charitable organisation who's aim is to unlock the potential of young people through rowing. Every state school in the borough has been on the water through the club, as wel as the surrounding boroughs. Sitting beside Hammersmith Bridge, the boat club was built under a section 106 agreement after the area was redeveloped & luxury apartments built. The boat club has been a fixture of the area since 2014. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Steve O'Connor, CEO of the Fulham Reach Boat Club, a charitable organisation who's aim is to unlock the potential of young people through rowing. Every state school in the borough has been on the water through the club, as wel as the surrounding boroughs. Sitting beside Hammersmith Bridge, the boat club was built under a section 106 agreement after the area was redeveloped & luxury apartments built. The boat club has been a fixture of the area since 2014. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Toro Gordo Restaurant; an expreimental Spanish restaurant with a Japanese twist (one of their most popular dishes seared Iberico pork with sesame in a soy glaze). They specialise in tapas & small plates with a heavy southern Spanish influence. It's a bit of a secret spot- a hidden gem on King Street popular with locals & has been a fixture of the area for 2 1/2 years. All wines are Spanish, as well as offering a great selection of Saki with regular tasting evenings. Picture shows barman Alberto Aguilar. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Toro Gordo Restaurant; an expreimental Spanish restaurant with a Japanese twist (one of their most popular dishes seared Iberico pork with sesame in a soy glaze). They specialise in tapas & small plates with a heavy southern Spanish influence. It's a bit of a secret spot- a hidden gem on King Street popular with locals & has been a fixture of the area for 2 1/2 years. All wines are Spanish, as well as offering a great selection of Saki with regular tasting evenings. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Toro Gordo Restaurant; an expreimental Spanish restaurant with a Japanese twist (one of their most popular dishes seared Iberico pork with sesame in a soy glaze). They specialise in tapas & small plates with a heavy southern Spanish influence. It's a bit of a secret spot- a hidden gem on King Street popular with locals & has been a fixture of the area for 2 1/2 years. All wines are Spanish, as well as offering a great selection of Saki with regular tasting evenings. Picture shows Supervisor Vega Dieguez. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Karl Ferguson, Manager (grey hair) & James Farr, Senior Junk Executive (black hat) of X Electrical, a firm fixture of Hammersmith for the past 26 years. They are a specialist secondhand musical instrument & audio visuals shop. They stock many specialist studio items, such as guitars, keyboards & turntables. They also have a wide stocking of retro video games. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Karl Ferguson, Manager (grey hair) & James Farr, Senior Junk Executive (black hat) of X Electrical, a firm fixture of Hammersmith for the past 26 years. They are a specialist secondhand musical instrument & audio visuals shop. They stock many specialist studio items, such as guitars, keyboards & turntables. They also have a wide stocking of retro video games. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Karl Ferguson, Manager (grey hair) & James Farr, Senior Junk Executive (black hat) of X Electrical, a firm fixture of Hammersmith for the past 26 years. They are a specialist secondhand musical instrument & audio visuals shop. They stock many specialist studio items, such as guitars, keyboards & turntables. They also have a wide stocking of retro video games. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, Talgarth Road. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The Hammersmith Apollo, Queen Caroline Street, the Grade II Listed entertainment venue opened in 1932. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Hammersmith Station. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The River Thames & Thames Path beside Hammersmith Bridge. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Properties on Rutland Grove. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The River Thames & Thames Path beside Hammersmith Bridge. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The River Thames & Thames Path beside Hammersmith Bridge. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The River Thames & Thames Path beside Hammersmith Bridge. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The River Thames & Thames Path beside Hammersmith Bridge. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The River Thames & Thames Path beside Hammersmith Bridge. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The Grade II Listed Hammersmith Bridge; a local landmark & fixture of the area since 1887. It was the first suspension bridge to be built across the River Thames spanning 700ft & designed by Joseph Bazalgette. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The Grade II Listed Hammersmith Bridge; a local landmark & fixture of the area since 1887. It was the first suspension bridge to be built across the River Thames spanning 700ft & designed by Joseph Bazalgette. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The Grade II Listed Hammersmith Bridge; a local landmark & fixture of the area since 1887. It was the first suspension bridge to be built across the River Thames spanning 700ft & designed by Joseph Bazalgette. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The River Thames & Thames Path beside Hammersmith Bridge. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The River Thames & Thames Path beside Hammersmith Bridge. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The Grade II Listed Hammersmith Bridge; a local landmark & fixture of the area since 1887. It was the first suspension bridge to be built across the River Thames spanning 700ft & designed by Joseph Bazalgette. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The Grade II Listed Hammersmith Bridge; a local landmark & fixture of the area since 1887. It was the first suspension bridge to be built across the River Thames spanning 700ft & designed by Joseph Bazalgette. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Steve O'Connor, CEO of the Fulham Reach Boat Club, a charitable organisation who's aim is to unlock the potential of young people through rowing. Every state school in the borough has been on the water through the club, as wel as the surrounding boroughs. Sitting beside Hammersmith Bridge, the boat club was built under a section 106 agreement after the area was redeveloped & luxury apartments built. The boat club has been a fixture of the area since 2014. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Toro Gordo Restaurant; an expreimental Spanish restaurant with a Japanese twist (one of their most popular dishes seared Iberico pork with sesame in a soy glaze). They specialise in tapas & small plates with a heavy southern Spanish influence. It's a bit of a secret spot- a hidden gem on King Street popular with locals & has been a fixture of the area for 2 1/2 years. All wines are Spanish, as well as offering a great selection of Saki with regular tasting evenings. Picture shows Miguel Caffarena, Creator. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, King Street. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, King Street. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, King Street. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, King Street. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, Lyric Square. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, King Street. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, Lyric Square. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, King Street. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, King Street. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, King Street. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, Lyric Square. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Antipode Cafe, Fulham Palace Road. A fixture of the area for the past 4 years, the Australian-inspired coffee bar serves Square Mile Coffee alongside many healthy breakfast & brunch options including avocado on toast. Picture shows Chef Jarafat Khan. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Antipode Cafe, Fulham Palace Road. A fixture of the area for the past 4 years, the Australian-inspired coffee bar serves Square Mile Coffee alongside many healthy breakfast & brunch options including avocado on toast. Picture shows Barista Emma Siponmaa. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, Distillery Wharf (beside Hammersmith Bridge) Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Antipode Cafe, Fulham Palace Road. A fixture of the area for the past 4 years, the Australian-inspired coffee bar serves Square Mile Coffee alongside many healthy breakfast & brunch options including avocado on toast. Picture shows Chef Jarafat Khan. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Andy Donbavand, General Manager at The Distillery, Fulham Palace Road. The Distillery is a huge draw offering everything from live music, DJ's at weekends, open mic nights, art exhibitions & a great roster of fresh, seasonal food. They have a huge beer garden which is packed out in the summer months. They are the only pub in London selling brewery-fresh Frontier lager served straight from the barrel (pictured above the bar). They pull approximately 1,700 pints per week. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Properties on Chancellor's Road. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Steve O'Connor, CEO of the Fulham Reach Boat Club, a charitable organisation who's aim is to unlock the potential of young people through rowing. Every state school in the borough has been on the water through the club, as wel as the surrounding boroughs. Sitting beside Hammersmith Bridge, the boat club was built under a section 106 agreement after the area was redeveloped & luxury apartments built. The boat club has been a fixture of the area since 2014. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Steve O'Connor, CEO of the Fulham Reach Boat Club, a charitable organisation who's aim is to unlock the potential of young people through rowing. Every state school in the borough has been on the water through the club, as wel as the surrounding boroughs. Sitting beside Hammersmith Bridge, the boat club was built under a section 106 agreement after the area was redeveloped & luxury apartments built. The boat club has been a fixture of the area since 2014. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Andy Donbavand, General Manager at The Distillery, Fulham Palace Road. The Distillery is a huge draw offering everything from live music, DJ's at weekends, open mic nights, art exhibitions & a great roster of fresh, seasonal food. They have a huge beer garden which is packed out in the summer months. They are the only pub in London selling brewery-fresh Frontier lager served straight from the barrel (pictured above the bar). They pull approximately 1,700 pints per week. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, Distillery Wharf (beside Hammersmith Bridge) Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, Fulham Palace Road. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Steve O'Connor, CEO of the Fulham Reach Boat Club, a charitable organisation who's aim is to unlock the potential of young people through rowing. Every state school in the borough has been on the water through the club, as wel as the surrounding boroughs. Sitting beside Hammersmith Bridge, the boat club was built under a section 106 agreement after the area was redeveloped & luxury apartments built. The boat club has been a fixture of the area since 2014. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The Grade II Listed Hammersmith Bridge; a local landmark & fixture of the area since 1887. It was the first suspension bridge to be built across the River Thames spanning 700ft & designed by Joseph Bazalgette. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The River Thames & Thames Path beside Hammersmith Bridge. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Toro Gordo Restaurant; an expreimental Spanish restaurant with a Japanese twist (one of their most popular dishes seared Iberico pork with sesame in a soy glaze). They specialise in tapas & small plates with a heavy southern Spanish influence. It's a bit of a secret spot- a hidden gem on King Street popular with locals & has been a fixture of the area for 2 1/2 years. All wines are Spanish, as well as offering a great selection of Saki with regular tasting evenings. Picture shows Supervisor Vega Dieguez. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The Lyric Theatre, Lyric Square. A fixture of the area for the past 125 years it has just undergone a major refurbishment. The main auditorium holds 967 people with an additional bar/restaurant, ground floor cafe & public roof terrace spaces. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The Lyric Theatre, Lyric Square. A fixture of the area for the past 125 years it has just undergone a major refurbishment. The main auditorium holds 967 people with an additional bar/restaurant, ground floor cafe & public roof terrace spaces. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith St. Paul's School, Worlidge Street. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, Lyric Square. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The Hammersmith Apollo, Queen Caroline Street, the Grade II Listed entertainment venue opened in 1932. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The Lyric Theatre, Lyric Square. A fixture of the area for the past 125 years it has just undergone a major refurbishment. The main auditorium holds 967 people with an additional bar/restaurant, ground floor cafe & public roof terrace spaces. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Toro Gordo Restaurant; an expreimental Spanish restaurant with a Japanese twist (one of their most popular dishes seared Iberico pork with sesame in a soy glaze). They specialise in tapas & small plates with a heavy southern Spanish influence. It's a bit of a secret spot- a hidden gem on King Street popular with locals & has been a fixture of the area for 2 1/2 years. All wines are Spanish, as well as offering a great selection of Saki with regular tasting evenings. Picture shows Head Chef Elizabeth Aguilar preparing their ever-changing seasonal croquettes. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Steve O'Connor, CEO of the Fulham Reach Boat Club, a charitable organisation who's aim is to unlock the potential of young people through rowing. Every state school in the borough has been on the water through the club, as wel as the surrounding boroughs. Sitting beside Hammersmith Bridge, the boat club was built under a section 106 agreement after the area was redeveloped & luxury apartments built. The boat club has been a fixture of the area since 2014. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, Distillery Wharf (beside Hammersmith Bridge) Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Andy Donbavand, General Manager at The Distillery, Fulham Palace Road. The Distillery is a huge draw offering everything from live music, DJ's at weekends, open mic nights, art exhibitions & a great roster of fresh, seasonal food. They have a huge beer garden which is packed out in the summer months. They are the only pub in London selling brewery-fresh Frontier lager served straight from the barrel (pictured above the bar). They pull approximately 1,700 pints per week. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Toro Gordo Restaurant; an expreimental Spanish restaurant with a Japanese twist (one of their most popular dishes seared Iberico pork with sesame in a soy glaze). They specialise in tapas & small plates with a heavy southern Spanish influence. It's a bit of a secret spot- a hidden gem on King Street popular with locals & has been a fixture of the area for 2 1/2 years. All wines are Spanish, as well as offering a great selection of Saki with regular tasting evenings. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Toro Gordo Restaurant; an expreimental Spanish restaurant with a Japanese twist (one of their most popular dishes seared Iberico pork with sesame in a soy glaze). They specialise in tapas & small plates with a heavy southern Spanish influence. It's a bit of a secret spot- a hidden gem on King Street popular with locals & has been a fixture of the area for 2 1/2 years. All wines are Spanish, as well as offering a great selection of Saki with regular tasting evenings. Picture shows barman Alberto Aguilar. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Hammersmith Station. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The Grade II Listed Hammersmith Bridge; a local landmark & fixture of the area since 1887. It was the first suspension bridge to be built across the River Thames spanning 700ft & designed by Joseph Bazalgette. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The Grade II Listed Hammersmith Bridge; a local landmark & fixture of the area since 1887. It was the first suspension bridge to be built across the River Thames spanning 700ft & designed by Joseph Bazalgette. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The River Thames & Thames Path beside Hammersmith Bridge. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The River Thames & Thames Path beside Hammersmith Bridge. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, Broadway Shopping Centre. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Karl Ferguson, Manager (grey hair) & James Farr, Senior Junk Executive (black hat) of X Electrical, a firm fixture of Hammersmith for the past 26 years. They are a specialist secondhand musical instrument & audio visuals shop. They stock many specialist studio items, such as guitars, keyboards & turntables. They also have a wide stocking of retro video games. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Karl Ferguson, Manager (grey hair) & James Farr, Senior Junk Executive (black hat) of X Electrical, a firm fixture of Hammersmith for the past 26 years. They are a specialist secondhand musical instrument & audio visuals shop. They stock many specialist studio items, such as guitars, keyboards & turntables. They also have a wide stocking of retro video games. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Karl Ferguson, Manager (grey hair) & James Farr, Senior Junk Executive (black hat) of X Electrical, a firm fixture of Hammersmith for the past 26 years. They are a specialist secondhand musical instrument & audio visuals shop. They stock many specialist studio items, such as guitars, keyboards & turntables. They also have a wide stocking of retro video games. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, King Street. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Toro Gordo Restaurant; an expreimental Spanish restaurant with a Japanese twist (one of their most popular dishes seared Iberico pork with sesame in a soy glaze). They specialise in tapas & small plates with a heavy southern Spanish influence. It's a bit of a secret spot- a hidden gem on King Street popular with locals & has been a fixture of the area for 2 1/2 years. All wines are Spanish, as well as offering a great selection of Saki with regular tasting evenings. Picture shows Miguel Caffarena, Creator. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The Lyric Theatre, Lyric Square. A fixture of the area for the past 125 years it has just undergone a major refurbishment. The main auditorium holds 967 people with an additional bar/restaurant, ground floor cafe & public roof terrace spaces. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The Lyric Theatre, Lyric Square. A fixture of the area for the past 125 years it has just undergone a major refurbishment. The main auditorium holds 967 people with an additional bar/restaurant, ground floor cafe & public roof terrace spaces. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The roof terrace at the Lyric Theatre, Lyric Square. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, King Street. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, Beadon Road. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, Fulham Palace Road. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, King Street. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Andy Donbavand, General Manager at The Distillery, Fulham Palace Road. The Distillery is a huge draw offering everything from live music, DJ's at weekends, open mic nights, art exhibitions & a great roster of fresh, seasonal food. They have a huge beer garden which is packed out in the summer months. They are the only pub in London selling brewery-fresh Frontier lager served straight from the barrel (pictured above the bar). They pull approximately 1,700 pints per week. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Andy Donbavand, General Manager at The Distillery, Fulham Palace Road. The Distillery is a huge draw offering everything from live music, DJ's at weekends, open mic nights, art exhibitions & a great roster of fresh, seasonal food. They have a huge beer garden which is packed out in the summer months. They are the only pub in London selling brewery-fresh Frontier lager served straight from the barrel (pictured above the bar). They pull approximately 1,700 pints per week. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, Fulham Palace Road. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Steve O'Connor, CEO of the Fulham Reach Boat Club, a charitable organisation who's aim is to unlock the potential of young people through rowing. Every state school in the borough has been on the water through the club, as wel as the surrounding boroughs. Sitting beside Hammersmith Bridge, the boat club was built under a section 106 agreement after the area was redeveloped & luxury apartments built. The boat club has been a fixture of the area since 2014. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The River Thames & Thames Path beside Hammersmith Bridge. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Properties on Chancellor's Road. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The River Thames & Thames Path beside Hammersmith Bridge. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The Grade II Listed Hammersmith Bridge; a local landmark & fixture of the area since 1887. It was the first suspension bridge to be built across the River Thames spanning 700ft & designed by Joseph Bazalgette. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The River Thames & Thames Path beside Hammersmith Bridge. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith Street scene, Fulham Palace Road. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The River Thames & Thames Path beside Hammersmith Bridge. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The Grade II Listed Hammersmith Bridge; a local landmark & fixture of the area since 1887. It was the first suspension bridge to be built across the River Thames spanning 700ft & designed by Joseph Bazalgette. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The River Thames & Thames Path beside Hammersmith Bridge. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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Spotlight on Hammersmith The Grade II Listed Hammersmith Bridge; a local landmark & fixture of the area since 1887. It was the first suspension bridge to be built across the River Thames spanning 700ft & designed by Joseph Bazalgette. Hammersmith is an arty riverside district, home to eclectic productions at the Lyric theatre and rock shows at the Apollo concert hall. Busy shops and cafes line King Street and fill the Kings Mall. Trendy gastropubs contrast with historic drinking dens like the Dove. Leafy walking trails wind along the River Thames, which is spanned by the landmark Hammersmith Bridge. The annual university boat race draws crowds. ? Daniel Lynch / Evening Standard / eyevine

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