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A Quick Overview of Cromwell Road
Cromwell Road is a major road in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London and is designated part of the A4.
- It was created in the 19th century and is said to be named after Richard Cromwell, son of Oliver Cromwell, who once owned a house there.
- Cromwell Road was not always the main traffic route it is now, as when it was built, it ended at Earls Court.
- The Cromwell Road extension, across the West London railway line and towards Hammersmith, was authorised as a bridge across the railway in 1884 but completed only in 1941.