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1 hour Raynor Massage £60.00
Included in this session is a consultation lasting 15 minutes to understand your unique requirements and where we may need
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2 hour Raynor Massage £99.00 (Usually £120.00)
The total Raynor Massage treatment allowing increased time to find the root of your tension leaving you calm and totally relaxed.

Depending on your location there may be some extra travel costs based on the distance I have to travel.

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Providing Mobile Massage In Shepherds Bush

Shepherds Bush is believed to have gained its name from the one-time prominent shrub on the green land where shepherds used to rest on their way to the biggest market in London. Other authors argue that it was named after a person named Shepherd. Since 1635, the green field was used as a common ground for ancient people who used to rest and graze their live stokes on the way to the market in Smithfield. As the name suggests, the area was completely rural in the early 1600s with jus few houses and farms which were mainly located around the old Roman road a place where trucks used to turn and head to Hammersmith’s spa river. In the late 18th century, the area development took a new turn and influenced the city’s infrastructure improvement leading to more and more settlement in across the area. The western side of the green was drastically growing in the 1830s. The building of the railway that opened and closed at Shepherd’s Bush opened up the whole areas and in 1900, it was almost wholly built.

In 1657, Shepherds Bush had attracted a significant number of celebrities. Celebrities such as Oliver Cromwell lived in the area and he was almost assassinated in the area. Charles Dickens also lived in this area and helped in the development and construction of prostitutes reforming institute in Lime Grove. In the 1890s, Gustav Holst lived in Shepherd’s Bush and occupied a double roomed house above a shop. Lastly but certainly not the least, in 1939, John F. Kennedy attended an athletic meeting in white city stadium. In 1908, there was an exhibition portraying the construction of the area’s northern side. The exhibition showed the anticipated construction of about 120 exhibition halls, more than 20 palaces and about a half a mile waterways. This aimed at planning the northern side adequately while maintaining habitation and beauty. Further, the completion of constructing the northern side as per the exhibition and the construction of underground railway substation made the area to be more habitable and attracted more and more celebrities and the general population.

Writers, artists, and film-makers were the first people to be attracted to the drastically growing area before the area went on to attract other members of the society. In 1915, Gaumont Film Company was built in Lime Grove. Later BBC came in the area and by 1960 BBC had completed its television centre. The ultimate reason for this part of London being a centre of attraction for artists is that the area had low rents and was a profusion of venues. One of the venues that attracted artists, even more, was the Shepherd’ Bush Empire. Moreover, the area gained more popularity through being the mother of The Who and Sex Pistols and the mob band that used to be played in many places throughout the area. The coming of Somalis, Poles, Australians and Arabs in the area further opened the area.

Authors argue such as Hamnett argues that the area should have developed a long time ago. According to Hamnett, the construction of the cross dual motorway in the 1960s made most individuals abandoned the scheme and turned to road construction. The road construction forced the demolition of the streets of the Victorian housing further curbing the area development. Although in the 1930s the area council made the area to become very run down by demolishing slums, it constructed flats in early 20th century.
In the 19th century Shepherd’s Bush was the major pineapple production center across London. In the same century, the area was faced with residential development as the London’s population increased. It is believed that the area ancient people were Christians, in 1904; the Catholic Church was built in the area and made open to the general public. Additionally, the construction of various businesses in the area further attracted most people to the area. The construction of the Westfield shopping centre not only led to the redevelopment of two new transport hubs for the area, but it also led to the construction of residential and other business areas further adding up the reason of the areas popularity.

In recent years, this part of London has continuously moved up in the business sector. In 2008, British opened the second largest mall on the industrial land of the west. This boosted development in the west after remaining undeveloped after the World War II aftermath. The mall construction attracted the construction of more than 300 shops, cinema, restaurants, and bars making the place to be an ultimate destination for shoppers all over London. Although the bigger part of the green field has remained disadvantaged socially, Shepherd’s Bush has become popular by producing young graduates every year.

Transport in this area has improved drastically and has more than 3 main railway stations. The introduction of underground railway station especially the central line plays a huge role in providing transport for the west part of the area. Hammersmith and city lines serve the South-west of the green field. Additionally, this area is served by about 18 bus routes.

Since the opening of the biggest Shepherd’s Bush market in 1914 has actively supported trade in the open-air stalls where food, clothes and furniture are sold. The market is built in modern ways to ensures come rain or shine the market will always be operational. After the Second World War, there was a Shepherd’s Bush resident known as Dave Horada who was among the first people to open a stall that sold dresses, curtain fabrics, and menswear.

Conclusively, besides this part of London remaining undeveloped for long, it is one of the few amazing places in the world. Establishments such as the Westfield shopping centre , Lime Grove film studio, BBC television studios and the white city stadium have given the place a whole new look. Further, the 1840s London’s intentions to expand westwards and settlement in Shepherd’s aided added development of various sectors such as infrastructure, health and education institutions. Also, it is worth noting that the very first underground railway that ran from Hammersmith to Liverpool reached Shepherd’s Bush. Lastly, the integration of the immigrants and original people in the area has enhanced development and social integration across that Shepherd’s Bush.
Stockwell
Deep Tissue Mobile Massage In Stockwell
Stockwell is an area in South London located in the Lambeth’s London Borough. Centuries ago, Stcokwell used to be London’s poorest areas but it is now an attractive up-coming area due to its proximity and strategically located to central London and good transport links. There are great places to visit in Stockwell area like Chocolate Museum and Myatt’s field park.

It has also excellent restaurants offering appealing hospitality, scrumptious food menu, entertainment and accommodation services. For instance, Adulis, The Secret Garden, Funchal Bakery and La Fonda De Maria are some of the excellent restaurants within Stockwell district. Nowadays, it is among the attractive places around the South London to visit and have great leisure.

History
It is probable that Stockwell got its second half name from “Stoc”, an old English word referring to post or tree trunk. Between the 13th and 19th century, Stockwell was a rural patch within the edges of South London and included John’s Tradescant’s botanical garden and market garden. The John’s Trades cant’s botanical garden was celebrated at Tradescantroad and was built in 1880 outside the memorial St Stephen’s church.

In the 19th century, it advanced to a sophisticated middle class suburb. Among the residents during this time, were the artist Arthur Rackham, John Lumley, Roger Moor, Will Self and Vincent Van Goth. Its architectural and social fortunes were mixed up during the 20th century. The area especially around Stockwell tube station, was heavily bombed during the second world war but it was later rebuilt extensively. The original tube station got its replacement at early 1920s with inaugural of the Victoria line in 1971.

The area has a lot of social housing and the main estates includes Stockwell Park, Lansdowne Green, Studley, Spurgeon, Stockwell gardens and Mursell. Before the development of the London County in 1889, Stockwell was then part of Surrey. Today, this area has the largest Portuguese population in London and they settled between the 60s and 70s with many West African and Afro-Caribbean inhabitants. After the elections in 22nd May 2014, the area has been under the leadership of three councilors i.e. Alex Bingham, Imogen Walker and Guilherme Rosa.

Schools and Churches
There are several schools around Stockwell ward i.e. Allen Edwards, St Stephen’s and Stockwell primary school. The area is not short of tertiary learning institutions as there is Platanos College, Lansdowne School and many more primary schools along Clapham Road. Afro- Caribbean churches have been started by the afro-Caribbean communities e.g. C.A.C. Stockwell, in addition to Catholic and Anglican churches.
Transport Links to, from and around Stockwell
Excellent transport links allows convenient and easy movement around Stockwell and within South London places. The EasyBus Stockwell stations are located in South London that offers exceptional transport links through both the Victoria underground tube and Northern lines. From the Stockwell underground station, all the passengers have the ability to connect to Tube/Train stations including London and Victoria Bridge. Pick-Up and Drop-off Points are South Lambeth Road- Bus Stop B.

Directions: You exit the Stockwell underground station and head northeast via Clapham Road (A3) towards the Binfield Road. Keep left to continue to South Lambeth Road (A203/A3). Both bus stops are frontally located. Direct trains operates between the London Bridge and Cannon Street. All travels to Stockwell street land at Greenwich station.

Docklands Light Railway (DLR)
The location of the cutty Sark DLR station is in the middle of Greenwich town center, only two minutes-walk to Stockwell Street. Direct services operates from Canary Wharf, Bank, Stratford and Lewisham, easy connections are accessible from Beckton, Tower Gateway and London City Airport.

Current State of Stockwell
Recent statistics shows that there are around 100,000 households in Stockwell and 60-70% of the households experiences difficulties in accessing transport facilities, a fact that could be attributed to a steady increase in the population of the area in relation to the development of transport infrastructure. Around 60% of the households dwells in rental accommodation while a third own their own homes. Despite the fact that crime has been a pressing issue over the years, it has now commendably decreased presenting a 10% decrease between 2014 and 2015.

Population of Stockwell
Both Stockwell and neighborhood South Lambeth are home for London’s biggest Portuguese communities commonly known as “Little Portugal”. Many of these Portuguese came from Madeira and Lisbon and they have progressively established restaurants, cafes, bakeries, delicatessens and neighborhood associations. It is also home for black Africans (about 11.6%) and black Caribbean (9.8%).
Stockwell
Therapeutic sports massage therapy in Dulwich
Dulwich is a region within South London. Dulwich comprises of West Dulwich, East Dulwich and Dulwich village and is located between the neighboring districts of Crystal Palace, Camberwell, Denmark Hill, Herne Hill, Forest Hill, Peckham and Sydenham. It was initially part of the of the historic Parish of Camberwell and later became the Metropolitan Borough including Peckham, Nunhead and other districts in London.

Greater London, in addition, is a region based in London. The region covers thirty three districts i.e. the London city and thirty two London Boroughs. The Greater London’s ceremonial county, created in 1965, covers the thirty two London boroughs only. The region has the highest G.V.A per capita in the UK.

History of Dulwich and Greater London
The first written evidence of Dulwich is dated back in 967AD, established by king Edger. Its name has been spelt in diverse ways, Dylways, Dilwis, Dullag and originates from old English word “Dill”, meaning a white flower and “wihs”, referring to a damp meadow. In 1333, Dulwich had a total population of 100 people. During the Second World War, Dulwich was heavily hit by v-1 flying bombs and many v-2 rockets.

For the case of Greater London, its term has been always used to designate various area in history, governance, statistics and common parlance. Its term was used before 1965 preferably to denote the Metropolitan Police District. The earliest forms of the Greater London planning region, partitioned in 1927, covered 4,810 km2 and has population of 9 million people. It was previously developed by the London Government Act 1963 that came in action in 1965 and thereby replacing administrative counties of London. In 1994, it was used to create the England’s London region.
Geography
Dulwich comprises of several districts, namely Dulwich village, East and West Dulwich. Dulwich village comprises of traditional village center and East Dulwich bounds the Peckham. West Dulwich is majorly a residential zone that borders the Tulse Hill and West Norwood. Dulwich Village has the original shopping street and still contains its 18th and 19th century buildings.

Greater London progressively forms associated parts of urban area and its historic buffers five boroughs in regions of the Metropolitan-Green belt that protects selected Greenfield land, just the similar manner to the city’s park. The central government has applied small changes in the Greater London.

Transport Links
Dulwich lay across the South Circular (A205) which is among the London’s rising Roads. Also A2199 and college passes through the area. There are direct trains running to and from London Black friars and heads North on the Thames-link line in the morning and evening periods. The nearest stations are in: East Dulwich, Denmark Hill, West Dulwich, Gipsy Hill, North Dulwich, Tulse Hill and Sydenham Hill. Dulwich area is served by London buses routes 3, 37, 40, 185, 201, 484, P4 and P12.

Sports and Leisure
Dulwich is home of Dulwich Hamlet, which was founded in 1893, having competitions in Isthmian League today. The old Alleynian Football Club was formerly purposed for Dulwich College’s students but now it is open to public. In 1893, Dulwich Park was opened and was initially a farm land, now offering a playing ground for children, tennis court and horse-riding paths.

Population
The population of Greater-London has dramatically risen from approximately 1.1 million in 1801 to about 8.6 million in 1939. However, it declined upto 6.7 million in 1988. By the year 2010, the population had risen to 9 million.