Beaufort Gardens, NW4

Road in/near Hendon Central

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Post by Lynne Hqapgood: Hutton Grove, N12

I have a question rather than a comment. When was 80 Hutton Grove built? My parents, Eddie and Margaret Hapgood, lived at 80 Hutton Grove from 1934 until sometime during the war,and I would love to know if they moved into a new-build house during the big suburban expansion in the 1930s. Does anyone out there know?! I visited very recently to see the road and the frontage of the house for the first time.
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Post by Paul Shepherd: Chamberlayne Road, NW10

i lived in Rainham Rd in the 1960?s. my best friends were John McCollough and Rosalind Beevor. it was a good time to be there but local schools were not good and i got out before it went to a real slum. i gather it?s ok now.
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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 Brenda Jackson: Granville Road, NW6

My Gt Gt grandparents lived at 83 Pembroke Road before it became Granville Road, They were married in 1874, John Tarrant and Maryann Tarrant nee Williamson.
Her brother George Samuel Williamson lived at 95 Pembroke Road with his fwife Emily and children in the 1881 Census

Apparently the extended family also lived for many years in Alpha Place, Canterbury Road, Peel Road,
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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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London’s Labour leaders in new row over Walthamstow regeneration plans
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These beers have just been given kosher certification

If you love beer but follow a kosher diet, you’re in luck.


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Man rescued from burning flat
A man had to be rescued after a flat caught fire.

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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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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 Cross Shopping Centre:   Brent Cross Shopping Centre was opened in the mid 1970s on the site of the former Hendon Greyhound Stadium. The Stadium has been built near to a former sewage works.
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 Greyhound Stadium:   Hendon Greyhound Stadium was situated on the North Circular road in North London and opened its gates for racing on 5th March 1935 making it one of the later tracks in London.
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
Brent Cross sewage works:   At the beginning of the 20th century the whole Brent Cross area was a veritable moot point for waterways and sewage systems. Hendon Urban District Council had sewage farms, initially on the southbank of the Brent and later on the north. The site was closed in the 1930s, the area’s sewage being pumped down to Mogden Purification Works in Isleworth
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
, NW4 · Alderton Crescent, NW4 · Alderton Cresent, NW4 · Alderton Way, NW4 · Allington Road, NW4 · Bavdene Mews, NW4 · Beaufort Gardens, NW4 · Brent Cross Centre, NW4 · Brent Cross Gardens, NW4 · Brent Cross Shopping Centre, NW4 · Brookfield Avenue, NW4 · Central Circus, NW4 · Cheyne Walk, NW4 · Crespigny Road, NW4 · Denehurst Gardens, NW4 · Elliot Road, NW4 · Elm Close, NW4 · Elm Park Gardens, NW4 · Elms Avenue, NW4 · Etheridge Road, NW4 · Fairfield Avenue, NW4 · Graham Road, NW4 · Haley Road, NW4 · Haslemere Avenue, NW4 · Hendon Delivery Office, NW4 · Hendon Way, NW4 · Layfield Close, NW4 · Lower Ground Floor, NW4 · Mayfield Gardens, NW4 · Nicoll Place, NW4 · Parade Mansions, NW4 · Park View Gardens, NW4 · Prince Charles Drive, NW2 · Prince Charles Drive, NW4 · Prothero Gardens, NW4 · Queens Gardens, NW4 · Queens Parade, NW4 · Queens Road, NW4 · Queens Way, NW4 · Renters Avenue, NW4 · Rundell Crescent, NW4 · Rundell Cresent, NW4 · Shirehall Close, NW4 · Shirehall Gardens, NW4 · Shirehall Lane, NW4 · Shirehall Park, · Shirehall Park, NW11 · Shirehall Park, NW4 · Shopping Centre, NW4 · Spalding Road, NW4 · Sydney Grove, NW4 · Thornbury, NW4 · Vivian Avenue, NW4 · Wykeham Road, NW4 ·


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