Greenford Road, Sudbury, Middlesex

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

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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.

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VIEW THE SUDBURY TOWN AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE SUDBURY TOWN AREA IN THE 1800s
The 1800 mapping is bounded by Stanmore (NW), Woodford (NE), Bromley (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE SUDBURY TOWN AREA IN THE 1830s
The 1830 mapping is bounded by West Hampstead (NW), Hackney (NE), Greenwich (SE) and Chelsea (SW).
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VIEW THE SUDBURY TOWN AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE SUDBURY TOWN AREA IN THE 1900s
The 1900 mapping covers all of the London area.

 

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.
Horsenden Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 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.
Mandeville School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Our Lady of the Visitation Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Selborne Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
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 · Barmouth Avenue, UB6 · Bedser Drive, UB6 · Bennetts Avenue, UB6 · Berkeley Avenue, UB6 · Bourne View, UB6 · Brewery Close, HA0 · Bridge Avenue, UB6 · Burwell Avenue, UB6 · Calder Avenue, UB6 · Cambridge Avenue, UB6 · Cavendish Avenue, UB6 · Cayton Road, 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 · Coniston Avenue, UB6 · Conway Crescent, UB6 · Conway Cresent, UB6 · Copland Close, HA0 · 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 · Drew Gardens, UB6 · Eastcote Avenue, UB6 · Elms Court, HA0 · Elms Gardens, HA0 · Elms Park Avenue, HA0 · Elton Avenue, UB6 · 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 · Gurnell Grove, W13 · Hadden Way, UB6 · Hammond Close, UB6 · Hapgood Close, UB6 · Harrowdene Close, HA0 · Harrowdene Road, HA0 · Hawthorne Mews, UB6 · Haymill Close, UB6 · Hendren Close, UB6 · Hicks Avenue, UB6 · High Lane, UB6 · High Road Wembley, HA9 · High Road, HA0 · Highfield Avenue, UB6 · Hodder Drive, UB6 · Homefield Road, HA0 · Horsenden Avenue, UB6 · Horsenden Crescent, UB6 · Horsenden Cresent, UB6 · Horsenden Lane North, UB6 · Hutton Close, UB6 · Ithell Court, HA0 · King George Crescent, HA0 · Lancelot Avenue, HA0 · Lancelot Crescent, HA0 · Lancelot Parade, HA0 · Lancelot Road, HA0 · Lantern Close, HA0 · Larwood Close, UB6 · Leaver Gardens, 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 Drive, UB6 · Medway Gardens, HA0 · Medway Parade, UB6 · Melville Avenue, UB6 · Milford Gardens, HA0 · Morden Gardens, UB6 · Morton Court, UB5 · Newlands Close, HA0 · Northolt Gardens, UB6 · Northwood Gardens, UB6 · Oakwood Crescent, UB6 · Oakwood Cresent, UB6 · Ockham Drive, UB6 · Odeon Parade, UB6 · Oldfield Close, UB6 · Oldfield Lane North, UB6 · Orchard Gate, UB6 · Orchard Gate, 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 · Rhyl Road, UB6 · Ribchester Avenue, UB6 · Ridding Lane, UB6 · Robin Hood Way, UB6 · Rockware Avenue, UB6 · Rosebank Avenue, HA0 · Rosehill Gardens, UB6 · Rothesay Avenue, UB6 · Rowan Close, HA0 · Ruislip Road East, UB6 · Ruislip Road East, W13 · Ruislip Road East, W7 · Ruislip Road East, W7 · Runnymede Gardens, UB6 · Saint Andrews Avenue, HA0 · Sherwood Avenue, UB6 · South Vale, UB6 · Sovereign Grove, HA0 · St Andrews Avenue, HA0 · St Annes Road, HA0 · St Georges Close, HA0 · Station Approach, UB6 · Stockdove Way, UB6 · Sudbury Crescent, HA0 · Sudbury Cresent, HA0 · Sudbury Croft, HA0 · Sudbury Heights Avenue, UB6 · Sudbury Hill Close, HA0 · Suez Avenue, UB6 · Tees Avenue, UB6 · Tessa Sanderson Way, UB6 · Thames Avenue, UB6 · The Boltons, HA0 · 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 · Vernon Rise, UB6 · Wadham Gardens, UB6 · Welland Gardens, UB6 · Wellgarth, UB6 · Wembley Market, HA0 · 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 · Woodhouse Avenue, UB6 · Woodhouse Close, UB6 · Woodland Rise, UB6 · Worcester Gardens, UB6 · Wyresdale Crescent, UB6 ·
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John Rocque Map of Wembley, Kingsbury, Willesden and Harlesden (1762)
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map covers an area from Harrow in the northwest to Harlesden in the southeast.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

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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