Cecil Road, NW9

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Lyn
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Post by Lyn : Schweppes Factory

The security for schweepes at west hendon was michael kenny with his german shepherd dog called saba started jan 1964 to the 1970s michael kenny security got on with all staff at schweepes hew was liked and well known for all his years spent working there alongside with his security dog that loved the water fountain at schweepes west hendon

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Post by Lyn : Schweppes Factory

Michael kenny worked at schweepes factory providing security with his german shepherd dog saba from jan 1964 to the 1970s michael kenny was well known with his security dog

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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
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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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Helen McCrory and Damian Lewis looked as besotted as ever on Sunday, as they stepped out to play Frisbee together in London, and the actress was elegant in a blush maxi dress.


Helen McCrory and Damian Lewis looked as besotted as ever on Sunday, as they stepped out to play Frisbee together in London, and the actress was elegant in a blush maxi dress.


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Grace Jackson obituary
Grace Jackson, who has died aged 92, was an outstanding social worker who became director of the London Boroughs Training Committee, which educated social workers in the capital.Grace was born in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia), to Reuben Jackson, a prison governor in the colonial civil service, and his wife, Doris (nee Davison). In 1947 Grace came to Britain on her own so that she could study at the Edinburgh School of Chiropody. She practised chiropody for some years in Liverpool, Bristol and Canterbury, but in the 1950s was sponsored by the Home Office to become a probation officer. We met in 1956, and remained friends from then onwards. Continue reading...

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The Paul Welsh column: Star Wars and the long hot summer of 1976
Hello once again and I hope you are enjoying the best summer apparently since 1976, which I also remember well. Back then I seem to recall we even had a Minister for Drought! To be honest I am fading a bit along with my garden but after our long winter I just say carpe diem. You see how well educated we were half a century or more ago at a secondary modern school in Borehamwood.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16344318.the-paul-welsh-column-star-wars-and-the-long-hot-summer-of-1976/?ref=rss

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Plogging: ’This is how much discarded plastic I picked up’

Liz Connor takes to the streets of the capital to embrace the eco-friendly Swedish trend, and finds an alarming amount of rubbish at every turn...


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16349714.plogging-this-is-how-much-discarded-plastic-i-picked-up/?ref=rss

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Labour announces support for England bid to host 2030 World Cup
Labour has announced it would back a bid by England to host the World Cup in 2030.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/worldcup/labour-announces-support-for-england-bid-to-host-2030-world-cup-a3887641.html

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The Paul Welsh column: Star Wars and the long hot summer of 1976
Hello once again and I hope you are enjoying the best summer apparently since 1976, which I also remember well. Back then I seem to recall we even had a Minister for Drought! To be honest I am fading a bit along with my garden but after our long winter I just say carpe diem. You see how well educated we were half a century or more ago at a secondary modern school in Borehamwood.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16344318.the-paul-welsh-column-star-wars-and-the-long-hot-summer-of-1976/?ref=rss

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Everton win 22-0 as four Toffees players score hat-tricks in huge pre-season win vs ATV Irdning
Whatever Marco Silva achieves at Everton, a 22-0 win is going to be hard to top.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/everton-win-22-0-four-toffees-players-score-hat-tricks-huge-preseason-win-vs-atv-irdning-a3887426.html

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Transfer news, rumours LIVE: Chelsea to fund Gonzalo Higuain move by selling Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata, Tottenham eye Benjamin Pavard
Welcome to the Evening Standard’s coverage of the summer transfer window.

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A much vaunted baby Trump blimp which flew above Parliament ahead of thousands of protesters marching through the capital has been labelled a damp squib by social media.


A much vaunted baby Trump blimp which flew above Parliament ahead of thousands of protesters marching through the capital has been labelled a damp squib by social media.


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Megan McKenna dazzles as she supports Michael Bublé at BST festival


Megan McKenna dazzles as she supports Michael Bublé at BST festival


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VIEW THE COLINDALE AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE COLINDALE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE COLINDALE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE COLINDALE AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE COLINDALE AREA IN THE 1900s
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Colindale

Colindale is an area of north London lying to the northwest of Hendon.

Formerly in the borough and ancient parish of Hendon, Colindale was essentially the dale between Mill Hill and Burroughs. By the middle of the 20th century, it had come to include that part of the Edgware Road between The Hyde, and Burnt Oak.

The area is named after a 16th century family of the same name. Until the 20th century Collindale, was without any buildings save for a large house called Collindale Lodge, Collindale Farm, and a few cottages. (A spelling with two L’s has been used, as on this printed in 1873.) All of these properties were on Collindeep Lane, which had in the medieval period been an alternative route out of London (via Hampstead, Golders Green, and Hendon) to the Edgware Road. By the end of the 16th century it was not often used as a main road, and by the middle part of the 19th century was called Ancient Street.

By the end of the 19th century cheap land prices made Colindale attractive to developers. Colindale Hospital was started in 1898 as an asylum for the long term sick of central London, and The Government Lymph Establishment for making vaccines was built in 1907. By 1996 the majority of the hospital was closed, and at present lies mostly derelict. In 1902 the British Museum built a new depository, and kept the newspaper collection there from 1934.

Garston’s Ltd established a trunk factory in 1901, as well as a row of cottages called Leatherville, as such they constitute the first manufacturer in the Collindale. By 1914 there was already housing between Colindale Avenue and Annesley avenues mostly to house the workers of these endeavours. Immediately after the First World War a number of other manufacturing companies came to Colindale. Franco Illuminated Signs came to Aerodrome Road in 1922. They made their money making the lights for the Franco British Exhibition (1909), from which they took their name (later abbreviated to Franco). They were best known for the neon signs to be found in Piccadilly from the 1920s to the 1970s. Frigidaire started in a wooden shack in Aerodrome Road, employing 11 people in 1923, and selling the first automatic household fridges in England. The reason why many of these and other companies chose Colindale was that there was land available for expansion. However by 1923 the tube railway reached Colindale, land prices increased and factory expansion was not realisable. A number of industries looked elsewhere for premises. In 1931 Fridgdaire, for example, decided to build a new manufacturing plant on the Edgware Road and had moved its entire operations there by 1946.

Colindale station opened on 18 August 1924 on what was then the Hampstead and Highgate Line as the first station on the second section of the Underground’s extension to Edgware.

After the station opened suburban development was rapid, and by 1939 much of the western side was semi-detached housing. Typical is the Colin Park Estate built by F. H. Stucke & Co, built around Colindeep Lane (1927). A number of the houses on this estate are by the architect E. G. Trobridge. St Matthias started as a mission church in 1905. Its permanent building was opened in 1934 and rebuilt 1971-3. Colindale infants’ school was started in Colindeep Lane in 1921, with a new building constructed in Woodfield Avenue in 1933. In September of 1940 Colindale tube station and the Newpaper Library (rebuilt 1957) were bombed, and the site was visited by George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the late Queen Mother. The V1 flying bombs hit Colindale Hospital on 1 July 1944 killing four members of the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force.

Places of interest include the British Library newspaper depository, the Royal Air Force Museum, Barnet College, and the Peel Centre (better known as Hendon Police College).

A small brook, a tributary of the River Brent called the Silk Stream, runs north to south. Here also is the Grahame Park Estate, built on the former Hendon Aerodrome.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Beis Yaakov Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Blessed Dominic Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Brent River College:   Pupil referral unit which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
British Library Newspapers:   The British Library Newspapers section is based in Colindale in North London.
Colindale:   Colindale is an area of north London lying to the northwest of Hendon.
Colindale Park:   
Goldbeaters Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Grahame Park:   Grahame Park was built on the site of the old Hendon Aerodrome.
Montrose Playing Fields:   
Oliver Goldsmith Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Plough Inn:   The Plough at Kingsbury Green was established in 1748.
RAF Museum:   The Royal Air Force Museum London, commonly known as the RAF Museum, is a museum located on the former Hendon Aerodrome, dedicated to the history of aviation and the British Royal Air Force.
Roe Green:   Roe Green was an original garden village.
Roe Green Infant School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Roe Green Park:   
Silver Jubilee Park:   
Southover Partnership School:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 8 and 19. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
St James’ Catholic High School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
The Annunciation Catholic Infant School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
The Hyde School:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Village School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 19.
Torah Vodaas:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Wingfield and Stonegrove Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
The Edgware Road in Colindale:   Looking northwest along the Edgware Road at the junction with Colindale Avenue.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Acklington Drive, NW9 · Aerodrome Road, NW4 · Aerodrome Road, NW9 · Aeroville, NW9 · Airco Close, NW9 · Angus Gardens, NW9 · Annesley Avenue, NW9 · Arundel Gardens, HA8 · Ash Tree Dell, NW9 · Audax, NW9 · Aviation Drive, NW9 · Avion Crescent, NW9 · Barnhill Road, NW9 · Barningham Way, NW9 · Beaulieu Close, NW9 · Beverley Drive, NW9 · Blundell Road, HA8 · Blundell Road, NW9 · Booth Road, HA8 · Booth Road, NW9 · Boulevard Drive, NW9 · Bovingdon Lane, NW9 · Bowater Close, NW9 · Braemar Gardens, NW9 · Brent Park Road, NW9 · Broadhead Strand, NW9 · Broadview, NW9 · Brooklea Close, NW9 · Buck Lane, NW9 · Burgess Avenue, NW9 · Byron Avenue, NW9 · Camarthen Green, NW9 · Capitol Way, NW9 · Carlisle Road, NW9 · Carter Close, NW9 · Cecil Road, NW9 · Chancellor Place, NW9 · Charcot Road, NW9 · Chequers Close, NW9 · Cherry Close, NW9 · Clayton Field, NW9 · Colin Close, NW9 · Colin Parade, NW9 · Colin Park Road, NW9 · Colindale Avenue, NW9 · Colindeep Lane, NW9 · Comet, NW9 · Coningsby Avenue, NW9 · Coniston Gardens, NW9 · Corner Mead, NW9 · Court Way, NW9 · Cranfield Drive, NW9 · Crummock Gardens, NW9 · Denmark Hill Drive, NW9 · Derwent Avenue, NW9 · Derwent Rise, NW9 · Douglas, NW9 · Eagle Drive, NW9 · East Drive, NW9 · Edgware Road, NW9 · Elmwood Crescent, NW9 · Elvington Lane, NW9 · Ember Court, NW9 · Ennerdale Drive, NW9 · European Business Centre, NW9 · Evelyn Avenue, NW9 · Everglade Strand, NW9 · Fairfields Close, NW9 · Fairfields Crescent, NW9 · Fairway Avenue, NW9 · Falcon Way, NW9 · Ferndene, NW9 · Five Acre, NW9 · Forest Gate, NW9 · Fortescue Road, HA8 · Fryent Crescent, NW9 · Fryent Fields, NW9 · Fryent Grove, NW9 · Fulbeck Drive, NW9 · Further Acre, NW9 · Galy, NW9 · Gaydon Lane, NW9 · Gervase Road, HA8 · Gilbert Grove, HA8 · Gloucester Grove, HA8 · Goldsmith Avenue, NW9 · Grahame Park Health Centre The Concourse, NW9 · Grahame Park Health Centre, NW9 · Grahame Park Way, NW9 · Grahame Park, NW9 · Great Field, NW9 · Great Strand, NW9 · Greenway Close, NW9 · Greenway Gardens, NW9 · Gresswell, NW9 · Grove Crescent, NW9 · Grove Park, NW9 · Halt Parade, NW9 · Hanshaw Drive, HA8 · Harrier Road, NW9 · Hay Lane, NW9 · Haydon Close, NW9 · Hayland Close, NW9 · Hazel Close, NW9 · Hemswell Drive, NW9 · Heritage Avenue, NW9 · Heybourne Crescent, NW9 · Heywood Avenue, NW9 · High Meadow Crescent, NW9 · Highcroft, NW9 · Highfield Avenue, NW9 · Highfield Close, NW9 · Hill View Gardens, NW9 · Hillfield Avenue, NW9 · Hillside, NW9 · Holmstall Avenue, NW9 · Hudson, NW9 · Hundred Acre, NW9 · Hyde Crescent, NW9 · Hyde House, NW9 · Joslin Avenue, NW9 · Jubilee Close, NW9 · Kenley Avenue, NW9 · Kent Court, NW9 · Kestrel Close, NW9 · Kingsbury Road, NW9 · Kingsbury Trading Estate, NW9 · Lanacre Avenue, HA8 · Lanacre Avenue, NW9 · Lancaster Close, NW9 · Larch Green, NW9 · Larkway Close, NW9 · Lingard Avenue, NW9 · Linklea Close, NW9 · Little Strand, NW9 · Lodore Gardens, NW9 · Long Field, NW9 · Long Mead, NW9 · Lower Strand, NW9 · Manor Way, NW9 · Mardale Drive, NW9 · Martynside, NW9 · Mead Court, NW9 · Meadow Way, NW9 · Milton Avenue, NW9 · Moineau, NW9 · Montrose Avenue, NW9 · Mornington Close, NW9 · Mostyn Road, HA8 · Mount Drive, NW9 · Mountaire Court, NW9 · Near Acre, NW9 · New Way Road, NW9 · North Acre, NW9 · North Green, NW9 · North Way, NW9 · Northgate Drive, NW9 · Oak Tree Dell, NW9 · Old Kenton Lane, NW9 · Orchard Gate, NW9 · Pageant Avenue, NW9 · Park Gardens, NW9 · Park Road, NW4 · Park Road, NW9 · Pasteur Close, NW9 · Pear Close, NW9 · Peel Drive, NW9 · Poolsford Road, NW9 · Portman Gardens, NW9 · Priestley Way, NW9 · Propeller Way, NW4 · Propeller Way, NW9 · Quakers Course, NW9 · Randall, NW9 · Rankin Close, NW9 · Raven Close, NW9 · Reets Farm Close, NW9 · Ridge Close, NW9 · Rookery Way, NW9 · Rose Glen, NW9 · Ross Court, NW9 · Ruthin Close, NW9 · Rydal Gardens, NW9 · Sandhurst Road, NW9 · Sheaveshill Avenue, NW9 · Sheaveshill Parade, NW9 · Silkfield Road, NW9 · Snowdon Drive, NW9 · South Mead, NW9 · Southbourne Avenue, NW9 · Springfield Gardens, NW9 · Springfield Mount, NW9 · St Georges Avenue, NW9 · Stag Lane, NW9 · Stancroft, NW9 · Stonecrop Close, NW9 · Summit Avenue, NW9 · Summit Close, NW9 · Sunny View, NW9 · Sunnyside Terrace, NW9 · Swan Drive, NW9 · Talgarth Walk, NW9 · Tangmere Way, NW9 · Technology Park, NW9 · Tewkesbury Gardens, NW9 · The Broadway, NW9 · The Concourse, NW9 · The Greenhouse, NW9 · The Greenway, NW9 · The Grove, NW9 · The Loning, NW9 · The Mall, NW9 · The Retreat, NW9 · The Ridgeway, NW9 · Thirleby Road, HA8 · Tintern Avenue, NW9 · Trenchard Close, NW9 · Trevor Gardens, HA8 · Trevor Road, HA8 · Tyre Lane, NW9 · Uphill Drive, NW9 · Valentine, NW9 · Varley Parade, NW9 · Wakemans Hill Avenue, NW9 · Wardell Field, NW9 · Warmwell Avenue, NW9 · Westfield Close, NW9 · Windover Avenue, NW9 · Wingfield Children Family Centre, NW9 · Withers Mead, NW9 · Woodfield Avenue, NW9 ·
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Northwest Middlesex (1932) FREE DOWNLOAD
From Harrow Weald in the northwest to West Hendon in the southeast, and from Stirling Corner in the northeast to Harrow in the southwest.
George Philip & Son, Ltd./London Geographical Society, 1932

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
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London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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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
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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