Claremont Park, N3

Road in/near Finchley Central

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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 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 Scott Hatton: 12 Wansford Park, WD6

We moved to 12 Wansford Park during August 1960, moving out during 1967.

My parents had managed to wangle themselves into a house in London W10 which was due to be demolished by the local council. Thus the council moved them into a much better place (inside toilet!) opposite Tempsford Green in Borehamwood.

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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 Ron: Colindale

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

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Post by Cassandra Green: Rudall Crescent, NW3

I lived at 2 Rudall Crescent until myself and my family moved out in 1999. I once met a lady in a art fair up the road who was selling old photos of the area and was very knowledgeable about the area history, collecting photos over the years. She told me that before the current houses were built, there was a large manor house , enclosed by a large area of land. She told me there had been a fire there. Im trying to piece together the story and find out what was on the land before the crescent was built. This website is very interesting.

Martina
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Added: 13 Jul 2017 21:22 GMT   
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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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Kate Hoey under pressure from Labour after siding with Tories
MP for Vauxhall angers constituency party who call for party whip to be withdrawnKate Hoey is facing demands to stand down as a Labour MP from members of her constituency party after defying the whip to vote with the Conservatives in Tuesday’s crucial Commons vote.Opponents in her south London seat of Vauxhall have prepared a motion of censure that demands that Jeremy Corbyn withdraws the party whip and stops her from standing again as an MP. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/jul/18/kate-hoey-under-pressure-from-labour-after-siding-with-tories

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Gary Cahill ready to quit Chelsea as Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois plot transfers
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Arsenal great Ray Parlour has backed the "magnificent" Jack Wilshere to shine now he is set to take on a central role at West Ham.

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VIEW THE FINCHLEY CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE FINCHLEY CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE FINCHLEY CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE FINCHLEY CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE FINCHLEY CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1900s
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Finchley Central

Finchley Central is a tube station which covers the central part of Finchley - an area formerly called Church End.

Finchley formed an ancient parish in the county of Middlesex, becoming a municipal borough in 1933, and has been part of Greater London since 1965.

The main road runs on a north-south axis, and is called Regents Park Road from the North Circular Road until it reaches the station, where the name changes to Ballards Lane. Its heart is the ancient district around the St Mary's Church, where the imposing tower of Pardes House (formally Christ's College Finchley), is a landmark. There is a public library, Church End Library and Finchley police station. Along Ballards Lane, close to the station, is a retail district with some Victorian and Edwardian shoping parade as well as modern shops including Tesco.

To the southeast, along East End Road are two institutions of note Avenue House home to the Finchley Society, and a Jewish cultural centre the Sternberg Centre. South, along Regents Park Road is College Farm the last farm in Finchley, and a statue, referred to locally as 'The Naked Lady', but more properly called La Delivrance. Victoria Park is the home of Finchley Carnival, a large fun fair held every year in July, dating back to 1905.

Finchley Central station opened on 22 August 1867 as part of the Great Northern Railway's line between Finsbury Park and Edgware stations. As part of London Underground's Northern Heights plan, Northern line trains started serving the station in 1940 and main line passenger services ended in 1941.

The station was originally named 'Finchley and Hendon'.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Akiva School:   Akiva is a one-form independent (fee-paying) school in a three-storey former convent school building on the Manor House site in Finchley.
Avenue House Grounds:   Avenue House Grounds, also known as Stephens House and Gardens, is a four hectare nature site in Church End, Finchley.
Chalgrove Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Dollis Brook Viaduct:   The Dollis Brook Viaduct carries the London Underground's Northern line from Mill Hill East station to Finchley Central station. It is the highest point on the London Underground above ground level, reaching nearly 60 feet (18 metres).
Dollis Farm:   Dollis Farm was on the west side of Holders Hill Road near the junction which is now Holders Hill Circus.
Frith Manor Primary School:   Frith Manor Primary School is a mixed school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Grass Farm:   Grass Farm was developed in the late 19th century.
Leo Baeck College:   Leo Baeck College is a privately funded rabbinical seminary and centre for the training of teachers in Jewish education.
Long Lane Pasture:   Long Lane Pasture is a meadow hidden away in the heart of North London’s suburbs.
Lovers Walk, N3:   Lovers Walk is an old thoroughfare which was never upgraded to become a road in its own right,
Manorside Primary School:   Manorside Primary School is a mixed community school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Mill Hill East:   Mill Hill East station is on the High Barnet branch of the Northern Line, and is the terminus, and only station, of a branch from Finchley Central station. It is in Travelcard Zone 4 and the least used station on the Northern Line with only 10,000 passengers per week.
Millbrook Park Primary School:   Millbrook Park Primary School academy sponsor-led Primary which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Pardes House Grammar School:   Pardes House Grammar School is an independent north London secondary school for Orthodox Jewish boys which accepts students between the ages of 10 and 16.
Pardes House Primary School:   Pardes House Primary School is a boys school which opened in 2001.
Queen’s Head:   The Queen’s Head was situated at 248 Regents Park Road.
St Mary’s CofE Primary School:   St Mary’s is a voluntary aided mixed primary school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Theresa’s Catholic Primary School:   St Theresa’s Catholic Primary School is a mixed school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Tudor Primary School:   Tudor Primary School is a mixed community school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Windsor Open Space:   


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Mill Hill East looking northeast:   View from Mill Hill station on the Great Northern Railway (now Mill Hill East on the Northern Line), looking north towards the medical research building.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abercorn Close, NW7 · Abercorn Road, NW7 · Abingdon Road, N3 · Albert Place, N3 · Allandale Avenue, N3 · Amberden Avenue, N3 · Amport Place, NW7 · Arcadia Avenue, N3 · Arden Road, N3 · Avondale Road, N3 · Basing Way, N3 · Beechwood Avenue, N3 · Berkeley Court, N3 · Bibsworth Road, N3 · Bittacy Court, NW7 · Bittacy Hill, NW7 · Bittacy Road, NW7 · Boltmore Close, NW4 · Boyne Avenue, NW4 · Bradshaw Drive, NW7 · Bray Road, NW7 · Briar Close, N3 · Briarfield Avenue, N3 · Broughton Avenue, N3 · Brownlow Road, N3 · Cavendish Avenue, N3 · Chalgrove Gardens, N3 · Charles Sevright Drive, NW7 · Charter Way, N3 · Chaville Way, N3 · Chessington Avenue, N3 · Church Crescent, N3 · Church Cresent, N3 · Church End, N3 · Claigmar Gardens, N3 · Clandon Gardens, N3 · Claremont Park, N3 · Claverley Grove, N3 · Claverley Villas, N3 · Clifton Avenue, N3 · College Terrace, N3 · Cornwall Avenue, N3 · Crescent Rise, N3 · Crescent Road, N3 · Crooked Usage, N3 · Cumberland Gardens, NW4 · Curry Rise, NW7 · Cyprus Avenue, N3 · Cyprus Gardens, N3 · Cyprus Road, N3 · Dancastle Court, N3 · Devonshire Crescent, NW7 · Devonshire Cresent, NW7 · Devonshire Road, NW7 · Dollis Avenue, N3 · Dollis Park, N3 · Dollis Road, N3 · Dollis Road, NW7 · Dolman Close, N3 · Dorset Mews, N3 · Drew Avenue, NW7 · Dudley Road, N3 · Edge Hill Avenue, N3 · Elm Court, N3 · Elm Park Road, N3 · Eversleigh Road, N3 · Fairholme Close, N3 · Fairholme Gardens, N3 · Fairview Court, NW4 · Falkland Avenue, N3 · Fernside Court, NW4 · Fitzalan Road, N3 · Font Hills, N2 · Foreland Court, NW4 · Foreland Court, NW7 · Frances and Dick James Court, NW7 · Freeland Park, NW4 · Freston Park, N3 · Frith Court, NW7 · Frith Lane, NW7 · Glenhill Close, N3 · Gordon Road, N3 · Grass Park, N3 · Gravel Hill, N3 · Great North Way, N3 · Greenacres, N3 · Greenbank Crescent, NW4 · Grenville Close, N3 · Grosvenor Road, N3 · Grove Avenue, N3 · Gruneisen Road, N3 · Haslemere Avenue, NW11 · Haslemere Gardens, N3 · Hawthorn Mews, NW7 · Hendon Avenue, N3 · Hendon Lane, N3 · Henry Darlot Drive, NW7 · Hervey Close, N3 · Highview Gardens, N3 · Hillcrest Gardens, N3 · Hillcrest Gardens, NW2 · Hillview Gardens, NW4 · Holders Hill Circus, NW7 · Holders Hill Crescent, NW4 · Holders Hill Drive, N3 · Holders Hill Drive, NW4 · Holders Hill Gardens, NW4 · Holders Hill Road, NW4 · Holders Hill Road, NW7 · Holly Park Gardens, N3 · Holly Park, N3 · Holmwood Gardens, N3 · Howes Close, N3 · Hurstwood Road, NW11 · Kelly Road, NW7 · Kings Close, NW4 · Kingsbridge Drive, NW7 · Kingsgate Avenue, N3 · Kingswood Park, N3 · Kinloss Gardens, N3 · Langstone Way, NW7 · Lansdowne Road, N3 · Latymer Gardens, N3 · Lea Wood, NW4 · Lee Road, NW7 · Lichfield Grove, N3 · Links Green, E4 · Links View, N3 · Lyndhurst Gardens, N3 · Mallow Mead, NW7 · Manor View, N3 · Maurice Browne Close, NW7 · Millers Yard, N3 · Moat Crescent, N3 · Monks Way, NW11 · Monkville Avenue, NW11 · Monkville Parade, NW11 · Montpelier Road, N3 · Morphou Road, NW7 · Mountfield Road, N3 · Nether Close, N3 · North Circular Road, N2 · North Circular Road, N3 · North Crescent, N3 · Nursery Avenue, N3 · Oakfield Road, N3 · Oakhampton Road, NW4 · Orchard Avenue, N3 · Park Avenue, N3 · Park Cottages, N3 · Park View Road, N3 · Parklands Drive, N3 · Parkside, N3 · Partingdale Lane, N12 · Partingdale Lane, NW7 · Pavilion Mews, N3 · Peacock Close, NW7 · Price Close, NW7 · Primrose Close, N3 · Princes Avenue, N3 · Priory Close, N3 · Queens Road, N3 · Queenswood Park, N3 · Rathgar Close, N3 · Rawlins Close, N3 · Reading Way, NW7 · Rectory Close, N3 · Redbourne Avenue, N3 · Regency Crescent, NW4 · Regents Park Road, N3 · Riverside Gardens, N3 · Rosemary Avenue, N3 · Rydal Close, NW4 · Saint Paul’s Way, N3 · Salisbury Avenue, N3 · Sellers Hall Close, N3 · Seymour Road, N3 · Shakespeare Road, N3 · Shirwell Close, NW7 · Southbourne Crescent, NW4 · Spencer Close, N3 · Spencer Court, N3 · St Marys Avenue, N3 · St Michael’s Close, N3 · St Pauls Way, N3 · Stanhope Avenue, N3 · Station Close, N3 · Station Road, N3 · Stockford Avenue, NW7 · Strathmore Gardens, N3 · Stuart Court, N3 · Sylvan Avenue, N3 · Tangle Tree Close, N3 · Templars Crescent, N3 · Templars Cresent, N3 · The Avenue, N3 · The Grove, N3 · The Ridgeway, N3 · Thirleby Road, NW7 · Thornefield Parade, NW7 · Thornfield Avenue, NW7 · Tillingbourne Gardens, N3 · Tillingbourne Way, N3 · Timberdene, NW4 · Turnberry Close, NW4 · Turnberry Quay, E14 · Upper Cavendish Avenue, N3 · Victoria Avenue, N3 · Village Road, N3 · Vines Avenue, N3 · Vineyard Avenue, NW7 · Vineyard Grove, N3 · Walden Way, NW7 · Waverley Grove, N3 · Wentworth Avenue, N3 · Wentworth Park, N3 · Westlinton Close, NW7 · Wickliffe Avenue, N3 · Willow Way, N3 · Windermere Avenue, N3 · Windsor Close, N3 · Windsor Road, N3 · Wootton Grove, N3 ·
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