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Little Known Facts about Paddington

  • Michael Bond’s inspiration for the first Paddington Bear book came from a lone teddy bear that he spotted on a shelf in a shop near Paddington Station that he bought for his children on Christmas Eve.

  • The likes of Zara Phillips, Prince William, Prince Harry, Alec Guinness and Emma Thompson were all born at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington.

  • One of Britain’s first cop films, The Blue Lamp, is set in and around Paddington Green Police Station.

  • The world’s first omnibus service ran from Paddington Green to the Bank in 1829.

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