Alderton Cresent, NW4

Road in/near Hendon Central

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Pauline McQuade
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Added: 23 May 2018 01:14 GMT   
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Post by Pauline McQuade: Golders Lodge

Golders Lodge was built by Captain Alexander Wedderburn MacKenzie of the 67th Regiment of Foot. The ghost of Golders Lodge story probably came about when the body of his long dead sister Hannah was discovered in a bathroom of the rambling house. He had performed some sort of ceremony over the body but had neglected to bury her, this was then swiftly arranged. He was declared insane and died in Pembroke House, Hackney in November 1865.

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.

Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton
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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


Ron
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Post by Ron: Colindale

The leather business and ’Leatherville’ was set up by Arthur Garstin, not GARSTON.
:o)

Martina
Martina   
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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.

LDNnews
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Post by LDNnews: Colindale

The narrow plot of land in west London has been transformed with a home built on the site boasting two bedrooms, a spacious kitchen and living area as well as luxurious bathrooms.


The narrow plot of land in west London has been transformed with a home built on the site boasting two bedrooms, a spacious kitchen and living area as well as luxurious bathrooms.


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Post by LDNnews: Mill Hill East

Laura Whitmore shows off her sartorial flair in a flirty floral dress


Laura Whitmore shows off her sartorial flair in a flirty floral dress


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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
Evening update: Train delays after vehicle collides with bridge
Another day passes, another trip back from/to London. Here are some things to be aware of.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16245431.Evening_update__Train_delays_after_vehicle_collides_with_bridge/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
House prices tumble in London against rises across rest of UK
House prices tumble in London against rises across rest of UK

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/may/23/uk-house-prices-fall-by-02-for-march-says-land-registry

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon
Cut back on meat and eat more veg to beat obesity

Cutting back on meat and eating more vegetables could help prevent obesity among the middle-aged and elderly, a study suggests.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16242597.Cut_back_on_meat_and_eat_more_veg_to_beat_obesity/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Woodside Park
Labour welcomes new faces to team
Labour has welcomed two new spokespeople to the group and confirmed the senior positions within the party.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16242611.Labour_welcomes_new_faces_to_team/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
Barnet’s youngest-ever mayor sworn in
A new mayor of Barnet was sworn in at the first council meeting since the local elections last night (May 22).

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16244822.Barnet___s_youngest-ever_mayor_sworn_in/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Edgware
Inspirational woman awarded at Jewish Care ceremony

Samantha Cameron handed out awards to inspirational women at a charity’s event.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16242170.Inspirational_woman_awarded_at_Jewish_Care_ceremony/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Burnt Oak
Spate of car part thefts prompts warning to drivers from Bexley police

Drivers across the Bexley borough are once again being warned to look after their cars after police have announced they are focusing on vehicle crime.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16244394.Spate_of_car_part_thefts_prompts_warning_to_drivers_from_Bexley_police/?ref=rss

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Grenfell inquiry: distressing footage halts proceedings on emotional day
Inquiry suspended for 30 minutes after survivors in the audience broke downEmotion overwhelmed the Grenfell Tower inquiry when about 20 survivors walked out in distress and a woman collapsed in an apparent panic attack during a video presentation about the deaths of six members of the same family.Proceedings were suspended for 30 minutes on Tuesday after survivors in the audience broke down at the sight of footage of the tower on fire and people trapped behind windows. The footage was still running as people rushed out of the room before it was eventually stopped. Paramedics were called to help and the second counsel to the inquiry, Bernie Richmond QC, apologised for failing to warn people about what was coming, as he had promised he would. Related: The lives of Grenf

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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
Hasmonean Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
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 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.
Renters Farm:   Near to where Brent Cross Shopping Centre is today was a farm called Renter's. It was situated in Shirehall Lane close to Shire Hall, Hendon.
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.
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
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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London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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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
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