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Brent Street was a section of a main road north out of London.

At the Quadrant there is a milestone, the last piece of physical evidence of the old road. A small hamlet grew up during the Tudor period, at the junction of Brent Street and Bell Lane.

Brent Street parish-pump supplied water for much of the area in the early 19th century, and there was also a ’cage’ (1796 - 1883), an outdoor cell for holding for criminals.

There were a few large Victorian mansions such as Tenby Mansion (c. 1845), which is near the Quadrant. By the 1850s there were shops in Brent Street, and a new street called New Brent Street.

The first Hendon police station (c. 1855) was in New Brent Street, as was Hendon British School (1876). Much of the old settlement of Brent Street burned down in a catastrophic fire in 1861.

The police station moved to Brent Street in 1884, and was demolished 2002. Hendon British School moved to become Bell Lane School in 1901.

The cricketer Denis Compton was brought up in the area and went to school at Bell Lane. Christ Church was opened in October of 1881.

During the 20th century a number of small factories were to be found in the area. The largest was Tilley Lamps Ltd (1915 to 1961), which employed around 300 people manufacturing pressure paraffin lamps.

In December 1969 planning permission was granted for a new shopping district on Brent Street called Sentinel Square. It cost £1.5 million. The Rose and Crown pub and the Gala Cinema were replaced with a row of modern shops and a Tesco supermarket during 1970.

Source: Barnet Council - barnet.gov.uk



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Frank Lampard backs Chelsea's bid to replace Diego Costa with Romelu Lukaku
Frank Lampard has backed Chelsea's pursuit of Romelu Lukaku, insisting his former club need a player with a similar "physical presence" to Diego Costa.

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24 Jun 2017
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Cladding to be removed from Barnet tower blocks
Cladding on three tower blocks in Cricklewood are to be removed following the fire at Grenfell Tower.

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23 Jun 2017
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Conservatives and DUP 'still miles apart' on deal to prop up Theresa May's Government
Conservatives and the DUP remain "miles apart" on key elements of a proposed deal to shore up Theresa May's minority Government, it is claimed.

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Aidy Boothroyd: England U21s aiming to reach European Championship final - 'We're getting better all the time'
Aidy Boothroyd has called on his England Under-21 side to reach the European Championship final after seeing the Young Lions book their place in the last four on Thursday.

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23 Jun 2017
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Teen gang members guilty of murdering 19-year-old
Teen gang members guilty of murdering 19-year-old

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22 Jun 2017
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Crime busters and firefighters open doors to the public
Crime- and firefighters will be showing the public how to stay safe at an open day this weekend.

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22 Jun 2017
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South west Herts heroes recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours
Charity fundraisers, scientists and teachers are among the heroes from south west Hertfordshire honoured in the Queen's birthday honours.

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How I arranged for Borehamwood kids to meet Paul McCartney
Well thank you for joining me again as I always enjoy your company. This week, to save walking, I have hired a charabanc for our trip down Memory Lane. I suspect that word will split my younger and older readers. I have put on board a stock of one penny arrowroot biscuits and lemonade for the kids and bottles of beer for us adults. I would like to have a modern thing called a cassette with singalong tracks but apparently that is no longer allowed due to copyright law.

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School fundraises for "room of curiosities"
A "room of curiosities" is hoped to be built in a school in Finchley.

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More officers to carry Tasers as knife crimes and assaults on police rise
More officers will have Tasers to deal with violent crimes as the number of knife crimes and assaults on police has risen.

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One-eyed horse is on old stomping ground at Elstree and Borehamwood Civic Parade
A horse whose life was saved by after an appeal in the Borehamwood Times was hot to trot at this year's parade.

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Multi-vehicle crash and lorry on fire on the M1
Part of the M1 is closed after a lorry caught fire.

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Good morning all.

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One dead and ten hurt in new London terror attack as a white van driver ploughs into Muslims outside Finsbury Park Mosque
One person has been killed and ten more injured after a white van driver screaming 'I'm going to kill all Muslims' ploughed into worshipers near a renowned north London mosque, in the latest terror attack to rock Britain.

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Search for two men who burgled home after pretending to be undercover police
Police are searching for two men who broke into a woman's home and stole several items of gold jewellery by pretending to be undercover officers.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/15349347.Search_for_two_men_who_burgled_home_after_pretending_to_be_undercover_police/?ref=rss

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Hendon

Hendon railway station is a National Rail station situated to the west of Hendon, in the London Borough of Barnet.

The station was built by the Midland Railway in 1868 on its extension to St. Pancras. From 1875 the Midland opened a service to Victoria on the London, Chatham and Dover Railway and received coaches from the London and South Western Railway for attachment to north-bound trains.


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:   Hendon railway station is a National Rail station situated to the west of Hendon, in the London Borough of Barnet.
Hendon House:   Hendon House was a gabled building built probably in the 16th century.
Hendon Park:   Hendon Park, totalling 30 acres, between Queens Road (formerly Butchers Lane) and Shire Hall Lane was created by Hendon Urban District Council in 1903.


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Admiral Court, NW4 · Albert Road, NW4 · Alexandra Road, NW4 · Algernon Road, NW4 · Alwyn Gardens, NW4 · Aprey Gardens, NW4 · Ashley Lane, NW4 · Audley Road, NW4 · Babington Road, NW4 · Barford Close, NW4 · Barton Close, NW4 · Bell Lane, NW4 · Bertram Road, NW4 · Bonville Gardens, NW4 · Boyne Avenue, NW4 · Brampton Grove, NW4 · Brampton Lane, NW4 · Breasy Place, NW4 · Brent Green, NW4 · Brent Park Road, NW4 · Brent Street, NW4 · Brinsdale Road, NW4 · Buckingham Court, NW4 · Burroughs Gardens, NW4 · Burroughs Parade, NW4 · Canberra Close, NW4 · Cedars Close, NW4 · Chatsworth Avenue, NW4 · Christchurch Hall, NW4 · Church End, NW4 · Church Road, NW4 · Church Terrace, NW4 · Clarendon Gardens, NW4 · Colindeep Gardens, NW4 · Colindeep Lane, NW4 · Courtney House, NW4 · Dallas Road, NW4 · Danescroft Avenue, NW4 · Daniel Place, NW4 · Dartmouth Road, NW4 · Downage, NW4 · Edgeworth Avenue, NW4 · Edgeworth Close, NW4 · Edgeworth Crescent, NW4 · Edinburgh House, NW4 · Egerton Gardens, NW4 · Endersleigh Gardens, NW4 · Faber Gardens, NW4 · Finchley Lane, NW4 · Florence Street, NW4 · Foscote Road, NW4 · Foster Street, NW4 · Fuller Street, NW4 · Golders Rise, NW4 · Green Lane, NW4 · Green Walk, NW4 · Greenbank Crescent, NW4 · Greyhound Hill, NW4 · Hall Lane, NW4 · Harmony Way, NW4 · Hatchcroft, NW4 · Hendale Avenue, NW4 · Hendon Urban Motorway, NW4 · Hendon, NW4 · Heriot Road, NW4 · Hillview Gardens, NW4 · Hollyview Close, NW4 · Holmbrook Drive, NW4 · Johns Avenue, NW4 · Kings Close, NW4 · Layfield Crescent, NW4 · Layfield Road, NW4 · Lea Wood, NW4 · Lisselton House, NW4 · Lodge Road, NW4 · Lower Ground Sentinel Square, NW4 · M1, NW2 · M1, NW4 · M1, NW7 · M1, NW9 · Malcolm Crescent, NW4 · Montagu Road, NW4 · Mount Road, NW4 · Neeld Crescent, NW4 · Neeld Cresent, NW4 · New Brent Street, NW4 · Newark Parade, NW4 · Newark Way, NW4 · Park View Gardens, NW4 · Parson Street, NW4 · Queens Parade, NW4 · Queens Road, NW4 · Queens Way, NW4 · Raleigh Close, NW4 · Ravenshurst Avenue, NW4 · Rickard Close, NW4 · Riverside, NW4 · Rockfield House, NW4 · Rowsley Avenue, NW4 · Saint David’s Place, NW4 · Second Avenue, NW4 · Selborne Gardens, NW4 · Sentinel Square, NW4 · Sevington Road, NW4 · Sherrock Gardens, NW4 · Southfields, NW4 · St Davids Place, NW4 · St Josephs Grove, NW4 · St Mary’s Crescent, NW4 · St Mary’s Crescent, NW4 · Station Road, NW4 · Sturgess Avenue, NW4 · Sunningfields Crescent, NW4 · Sunningfields Road, NW4 · Sunny Gardens Parade, NW4 · Sunny Gardens Road, NW4 · Sunny Hill, NW4 · Sunny Place, NW4 · Sutton Parade, NW4 · Swynford Gardens, NW4 · Talbot Crescent, NW4 · Tenterden Drive, NW4 · Tenterden Gardens, NW4 · Tenterden Grove, NW4 · The Approach, NW4 · The Burroughs, NW4 · The Crest, NW4 · The Garage, NW4 · Vaughan Avenue, NW4 · Vicarage Road, NW4 · Victoria Road, NW4 · Watford Way, NW4 · West Avenue, NW4 · Westhorpe Gardens, NW4 · Westside, NW4 · Wheatley Close, NW4 · Wilshaw Close, NW4 · Woodward Avenue, NW4 ·


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