Auriol Drive, Sudbury, Middlesex

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VIEW THE SUDBURY TOWN AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE SUDBURY TOWN AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE SUDBURY TOWN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE SUDBURY TOWN AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE SUDBURY TOWN AREA IN THE 1900s
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Sudbury Town

Sudbury, as a historical area once extended from the ’South Manor- Sudbury’ (thought to have been on Harrow Hill) to the area that is now known as Wembley Central.

A majority of the land that once formed Sudbury Common until the 1930s has now been developed as a relatively green residential suburb of London.

Wealthy sisters and local philanthropists the Copland Sisters, after which many local landmarks from streets to schools were named, commissioned Sir John Gilbert Scott, the architect who later designed the Albert Memorial and St Pancras station, to build the Church of St John in 1846 which now marks the easterly extent of Sudbury. Opposite is Copland House, now a home for the elderly. The Coplands built Sudbury Lodge in the grounds of their father’s home in Crabbs House.

This would later change hands and be owned by another wealthy and philanthropist family, the Barhams. During the late Georgian period Sudbury was the home of the Express Dairy Company Limited run by the Barham Family. It was the first British Dairy to use glass milk bottles, the first to use milk churns and glass lined tanks to carry 30 000 gallons of milk by train into London every night and one of the first to introduce pasteurisation to sterilise milk. For his services the owner and managing director George Barham Sr. was knighted in 1904. He died in 1913 leaving his business to his son Titus Barham.

Urbanisation began in earnest in the late 19th century with the arrival of the railways and Sudbury town became part of the London commuter belt.

Sudbury Town station was opened on 28 June 1903 by the District Railway (now the District line) on its new extension to South Harrow from Park Royal & Twyford Abbey. This new extension was, together with the existing tracks back to Acton Town, the first section of the Underground’s surface lines to be electrified and operate electric instead of steam trains.

The demand for housing was such that within the short interwar period much of the area became urbanised. Titus Barham died aged 77 years in 1937 and he left considerable lands for the benefit of the public rather than building.

Despite the building, it remains a relatively green area mainly due to a strict planning control. In 1928 land was given over for the Vale Farm sports fields. There has been a swimming pool on the site since 1932.

The original Sudbury Town station building was demolished in 1930 and 1931 and replaced by a new station in preparation for the handover of the branch from the District line to the Piccadilly line. The new station was designed by Charles Holden in a modern European style using brick, reinforced concrete and glass. Like the stations at Sudbury Hill to the north and Alperton to the south as well as others that Holden designed elsewhere for the east and west Piccadilly line extensions such as Acton Town and Oakwood, Sudbury Town station features a tall block-like ticket hall rising above a low horizontal structure that contains station facilities and shops. The brick walls of the ticket hall are punctuated with panels of clerestory windows and the structure is capped with a flat concrete slab roof. Sudbury Town station is a Grade II* listed building. Some of the original station signage uses the Johnston Delf Smith typeface, a wedge-serif variation of the standard London Underground Johnston typeface.

On 4 July 1932, the Piccadilly line was extended to run west of its original terminus at Hammersmith sharing the route with the District line to Ealing Common. From Ealing Common to South Harrow, the District line was replaced by the Piccadilly line.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Ealing Primary Centre:   Pupil referral unit which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Edward Betham Church of England Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Greenwood Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Hundred Elms Farm:   There was a farm on this site, on the northern edge of Sudbury Common, since at least the time of Queen Elizabeth I in the 16th century.
Oldfield Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Our Lady of the Visitation Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Roxeth Recreation Ground:   
St Joseph RC Junior School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Sudbury Hill:   Sudbury Hill is part of the London Borough of Harrow.
Sudbury Park Farm:   Sudbury Park Farm was opened by the Barham family in 1897, although its fields had been part of another farm, known as North Farm, by the mid-19th century.
Sudbury Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Sudbury Town:   Sudbury, as a historical area once extended from the ’South Manor- Sudbury’ (thought to have been on Harrow Hill) to the area that is now known as Wembley Central.
The Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Welcome Children Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
William Perkin Church of England High School:   Free schools (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Wood End Academy:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Wood End Library/Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A40, UB6 · Allendale Road, UB6 · Allendale Road, UB6 · Allington Close, UB6 · Ander Close, HA0 · Anthony Road, UB6 · Ash Grove, HA0 · Ashness Gardens, UB6 · Aspen Drive, HA0 · Auriol Drive, UB6 · Bannister Close, UB6 · Barham Close, HA0 · Barham Close, UB6 · Barley Close, HA0 · Bedser Drive, UB6 · Belle Vue, UB6 · Bennetts Avenue, UB6 · Berkeley Avenue, UB6 · Birkbeck Avenue, UB6 · Birkbeck Way, UB6 · Brewery Close, HA0 · Bridge Avenue, UB6 · Burwell Avenue, UB6 · Cambridge Avenue, UB6 · Cavendish Avenue, HA1 · Cavendish Avenue, UB6 · Central Road, HA0 · Central Square, HA0 · Chaplin Road, HA0 · Chatsworth Avenue, HA9 · Chestnut Avenue, HA0 · Chestnut Grove, HA0 · Church Gardens, HA0 · Clare Parade, UB6 · Clare Road, UB6 · Codling Way, HA0 · Colyton Close, HA0 · Community Road, UB6 · Coniston Avenue, UB6 · Copland Close, HA0 · Courthope Road, UB6 · Crawford Avenue, HA0 · Crossgate, UB6 · Currey Road, UB6 · Curtis Lane, HA0 · Dalmeny Close, HA0 · Daryngton Drive, UB6 · David Avenue, UB6 · Dimmock Drive, UB6 · District Road, HA0 · District Road, UB6 · Downing Drive, UB6 · East Close, UB6 · Eastcote Avenue, UB6 · Elms Court, HA0 · Elms Gardens, HA0 · Elms Park Avenue, HA0 · Ennismore Avenue, UB6 · Fernwood Avenue, HA0 · Foxlees, HA0 · Gauntlett Court, HA0 · Gilbert Scott Close, HA0 · Green Park Way, UB6 · Greenbank Avenue, HA0 · Greenbank Avenue, UB6 · Greenford Flyover, UB6 · Greenford Road, UB6 · Hadden Way, UB6 · Halsbury Road East, UB5 · Hammond Close, UB6 · Hapgood Close, UB6 · Harrowdene Close, HA0 · Harrowdene Road, HA0 · Hawthorne Mews, UB6 · Hendren Close, UB6 · Henley Close, UB6 · High Lane, UB6 · High Road Wembley, HA9 · High Road, HA0 · Highfield Avenue, UB6 · Hill Rise, UB6 · Hillbeck Way, UB6 · Homefield Road, HA0 · Horsenden Avenue, UB6 · Horsenden Crescent, UB6 · Horsenden Cresent, UB6 · Hutton Close, UB6 · Ingram Way, UB6 · Ithell Court, HA0 · Keble Close, UB5 · Killowen Avenue, UB5 · King George Crescent, HA0 · Kingsley Road, HA2 · Lancelot Avenue, HA0 · Lancelot Crescent, HA0 · Lancelot Parade, HA0 · Lancelot Road, HA0 · Lantern Close, HA0 · Larwood Close, UB6 · Legion Road, UB6 · Lilian Board Way, UB6 · Linthorpe Avenue, HA0 · Linthorpe Avenue, HA9 · Lothian Close, HA0 · Lyon Way, UB6 · Malden Avenue, UB6 · Market Way, HA0 · Mary Peters Drive, UB6 · Matthews Road, UB6 · Maybank Avenue, HA0 · Maybank Avenue, UB6 · Medway Gardens, HA0 · Melville Avenue, UB6 · Merton Avenue, UB5 · Middleton Avenue, UB6 · Milford Gardens, HA0 · Morden Gardens, UB6 · Morton Court, UB5 · Newlands Close, HA0 · Newnham Gardens, UB5 · Northolt Gardens, UB6 · Northwood Gardens, UB6 · Oakwood Crescent, UB6 · Oakwood Cresent, UB6 · Ockham Drive, UB6 · Odeon Parade, UB6 · Oldfield Close, UB6 · Oldfield Farm Gardens, UB6 · Oldfield Lane North, UB6 · Orchard Close, UB5 · Orchard Gate, UB6 · Orchard Gate, UB6 · Orley Farm Road, HA1 · Ormsby Gardens, UB6 · Perkin Close, HA0 · Priory Avenue, HA0 · Priory Close, HA0 · Priory Crescent, HA0 · Priory Gardens, HA0 · Priory Hill, HA0 · Railway Goods Yard, UB6 · Ramsey Close, UB6 · Rayners Close, HA0 · Ridding Lane, UB6 · Rockware Avenue, UB6 · Rosebank Avenue, HA0 · Rosehill Gardens, UB6 · Rothesay Avenue, UB6 · Rowan Close, HA0 · Runnymede Gardens, UB6 · Russell Road, UB5 · Saint Andrews Avenue, HA0 · Sherwood Avenue, UB6 · Silvertree Lane, UB6 · South Vale, UB6 · Sovereign Grove, HA0 · St Andrews Avenue, HA0 · St Annes Road, HA0 · St Georges Close, HA0 · Station Approach, UB6 · Sudbury Crescent, HA0 · Sudbury Cresent, HA0 · Sudbury Croft, HA0 · Sudbury Heights Avenue, UB6 · Sudbury Hill Close, HA0 · Tessa Sanderson Way, UB6 · The Boltons, HA0 · The Fairway, UB5 · The Parade · The Rise, UB6 · The Spinney, HA0 · Thomas A’Beckett Close, HA0 · Thurlow Gardens, HA0 · Turner Close, HA0 · Turton Road, HA0 · Twickenham Gardens, UB6 · Uneeda Drive, UB6 · Vernon Rise, UB6 · Wadham Gardens, UB6 · Wellgarth, UB6 · Wembley Market, HA0 · Wessex Lane, UB6 · West Close, UB6 · Western Avenue, UB6 · Westway Cross Shopping Park, UB6 · Westway Cross, UB6 · Whitton Avenue East, HA0 · Whitton Avenue East, UB6 · Whitton Avenue West, UB5 · Whitton Avenue West, UB6 · Whitton Close, UB6 · Whitton Drive, UB6 · Williams Way, HA0 · Windmore Close, HA0 · Wood End Gardens, UB5 · Wood End Road, HA1 · Wood End Way, UB5 · Woodend Close, UB5 · Woodland Rise, UB6 · Worcester Gardens, UB6 · Wordsworth Avenue, UB6 ·
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