Alderton Cresent, NW4

Road in/near Hendon Central

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John Dye
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Post by John Dye: Cool Oak Lane, NW9

I lived at Queensbury Road, Kingsbury during World War II and used to play regularly along the edge of the Welsh Harp. About halfway along Cool Oak Lane on the south side was a pond we used to call Froggy Pond. It was the only place I ever saw a water scorpion, Nepa cinerea.
At the end of the war, all the street air raid shelters were knocked down and the rubble was piled up on the ground south of the Cool Oak Lane bridge, on the Hendon side. I remember that this heap of rubble became infested with rats and I used to watch them from the bridge. I was told that an old house on the south side of Cool Oak Lane (Woodfield House?) was once owned by the wife of Horatio Nelson. I think it later became the nurseries for plants grown for the Hendon parks.

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Post by Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton: Netherwood Street, NW6

I was born at 63netherwood street.need to know who else lived there.i think I moved out because of a fire but not sure


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Post by Ron: Colindale

The leather business and ’Leatherville’ was set up by Arthur Garstin, not GARSTON.
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Post by Martina: Schweppes Factory

The site is now a car shop and Angels Fancy Dress shop and various bread factories are there.

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Stephen Lawrence murder suspect ’living the high life in Marbella’


Stephen Lawrence murder suspect Jamie Acourt is reportedly living the high life in Marbella while police hunt him for his alleged role in a cannabis-dealing gang.


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Katie Price runs London Marathon in a lung costume for ill mother


The former glamour model, 39, appeared worn out as she attempted to complete the 38th annual London Marathon on Sunday in honour of her terminally ill mother Amy.


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Sadiq Khan ’deeply saddened’ by latest stabbings in London
London mayor appeals for witnesses after knife violence across the city over the weekendThe mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has said he is deeply saddened after a series of stabbings in the capital over the weekend left one man dead and several others injured.A 20-year-old was killed in Finsbury Park in the early hours of Saturday following reports of a fight. Police later arrested a 21-year-old, who had also been stabbed, on suspicion of murder. Related: London’s knife crime crisis: meet the people with possible solutions Continue reading...

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11 hacks to get a cooler night’s sleep

Now that the warmer weather is finally here, beating the heat is no small feat when you’re trying to get to sleep.


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Man arrested after police officers attacked

A man was arrested after police officers were attacked.


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Mauricio Pochettino raises questions over Tottenham future following Manchester United FA Cup loss
Mauricio Pochettino has raised questions over his Tottenham future for the first time, following their FA Cup semi-final defeat to Manchester United.

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Arsenal vs West Ham: Premier League prediction and preview, betting tips and odds, how to watch on TV and online live streaming, start time, team news, line-ups, head to head
Arsenal vs West Ham | Premier League | Sunday, 1:30pm BST

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Caprice dazzles in satin gown while heading home from London bash


The 46-year-old model was every inch the star as she departed up-market bar Annabel’s while rocking a sizzling red gown with an asymmetric hemline


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Dua Lipa in a red bra as she puts on an energetic show in London


Dua Lipa in a red bra as she puts on an energetic show in London


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In the 25 years since Stephen Lawrence’s death, has Eltham changed?
In the 25 years since Stephen Lawrence’s death, has Eltham changed?

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/apr/21/stephen-lawrence-25-years-eltham-changed

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Memories still painful 25 years after Stephen Lawrence murder
The south-east London suburb of Eltham has struggled to shake off a reputation for racismLife continues near the unobtrusive granite plaque which marks the spot where Stephen Lawrence died, 25 years ago on Sunday. A woman pushes a pram, cars and buses rumble along, people wait at a bus stop perhaps unaware that this is the place where the aspiring architect was set upon by a gang of racists and stabbed to death.The murder of the 18-year-old on Well Hall Road in Eltham, south-east London, left an indelible mark on British society, forcing the country to face up to endemic racism which resulted in two men being convicted for his murder but only 18 years later and after a change in the law. But now, a quarter of a century after Stephen was killed, those who have watched the repercu

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PC cleared of ’breaching confidentiality’
PC cleared of ’breaching confidentiality’

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VIEW THE HENDON CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE HENDON CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE HENDON CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE HENDON CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1860s
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OTHER HENDON CENTRAL ENTRIES

Hendon Central

Hendon Central tube station is on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line.

Hendon Central, like all stations north from Golders Green, is a surface station (although the tracks enter twin tunnels a short distance further north on the way to Colindale). When it was built it stood in lonely glory amid fields, as one writer puts it, south of the old village of Hendon, which has since been swallowed up by London's suburbs.

The station is a Grade II listed building, designed in a neo-Georgian style by Stanley Heaps, who also designed Brent Cross tube station in a similar style, with a prominent portico featuring a Doric colonnade.

The fact that the area was largely undeveloped allowed a hitherto unusual degree of coordination between the station and the surrounding buildings that were constructed over the next few years. The station was intended to be the centre and a key architectural feature of a new suburban town; it faces a circus 73 metres in diameter that is intersected by four approach roads which provide access to all parts of Hendon and the surrounding areas beyond. For many years this was a roundabout known as 'Central Circus'; however it is now a crossroads controlled by traffic signals.

Writing in 1932, William Passingham commended the integrated approach taken at Hendon Central as an outstanding example of the co-ordination of road-planning with passenger station requirements. He noted, only nine years after the station opened, that it had already become the centre of an ever-widening cluster of new houses.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Brent Street:   The largest hamlet of Hendon parish was Brent Street. It retained its identity until the late 19th, when building linked it with Church End and the Burroughs.
Foster House:   Foster House and Brent Lodge were two 18th-century brick houses at the corner of Butcher's Lane and Brent Street. Butcher's Lane later became Queen’s Road
Hendon Central:   Hendon Central tube station is on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line.
Hendon Central circus:   By 1906, Sir Audley Neeld was building on the land - the future Hendon Central - that had been Renter’s Farm.
Hendon House:   Hendon House was a gabled building built probably in the 16th century.
Hendon Park:   Hendon Park, totalling 12 hectares, between Queens Road (formerly Butchers Lane) and Shire Hall Lane was created by Hendon Urban District Council in 1903.
Shire Hall:   In the lane leading to Renter’s Farm, Shire Hall was mentioned in 1712, rebuilt in the Renaissance manner c. 1850, and demolished c.1920.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Greyhound Hill:   The photo was taken in 1912, looking down the hill towards Hendon Aerodrome. From this spot, Hendon residents could get a free view of the aerobatic displays when they took place.
Hendon Central (1923):   Photographed in 1923, this stretch of Butchers Lane would soon become Hendon Central Circus and have Watford Way built along the route of the old lane.
Hendon Central (1928):   Photographed in 1928, this stretch of Watford Way at Hendon Central Circus had recently been built along ancient Butchers Lane and shops were rapidly lining its sides. The United Dairies occupied the domed building, a prestigeous site.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alderton Crescent, NW4 · Alderton Cresent, NW4 · Alderton Way, NW4 · Allington Road, NW4 · Audley Road, NW4 · Bavdene Mews, NW4 · Beaufort Gardens, NW4 · Bertram Road, NW4 · Brampton Grove, NW4 · Breasy Place, NW4 · Brent Cross Gardens, NW4 · Brookfield Avenue, NW4 · Burroughs Gardens, NW4 · Burroughs Parade, NW4 · Central Circus, NW4 · Chapel Walk, NW4 · Cheyne Walk, NW4 · Crespigny Road, NW4 · Denehurst Gardens, NW4 · Egerton Gardens, NW4 · Elliot Road, NW4 · Elm Close, NW4 · Elm Park Gardens, NW4 · Elms Avenue, NW4 · Fairfield Avenue, NW4 · Foscote Road, NW4 · Graham Road, NW4 · Haley Road, NW4 · Haslemere Avenue, NW4 · Hendon Delivery Office, NW4 · Hendon Way, NW4 · Lower Ground Floor, NW4 · Mayfield Gardens, NW4 · Neeld Crescent, NW4 · Neeld Cresent, NW4 · Nicoll Place, NW4 · Parade Mansions, NW4 · Park View Gardens, NW4 · Prothero Gardens, NW4 · Queens Gardens, NW4 · Queens Parade, NW4 · Queens Road, NW4 · Renters Avenue, NW4 · Rickard Close, NW4 · Rundell Crescent, NW4 · Rundell Cresent, NW4 · Sevington Road, NW4 · Shirehall Close, NW4 · Shirehall Gardens, NW4 · Shirehall Lane, NW4 · Shirehall Park, · Shirehall Park, NW11 · Shirehall Park, NW4 · Spalding Road, NW4 · St Josephs Grove, NW4 · Sydney Grove, NW4 · The Burroughs, NW4 · Thornbury, NW4 · Vivian Avenue, NW4 · Wykeham Road, NW4 ·

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Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
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Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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