Lanson House, HA8

Residential/commercial block in/near Edgware

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Schweepes
Schweepes   
Added: 26 Aug 2018 13:51 GMT   
IP: 188.29.165.78
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Post by Schweepes: Schweppes Factory

Michael kenny security with gsd protection dogc sabre 1960s-1970s

Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters )
Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters )   
Added: 21 Jan 2018 13:45 GMT   
IP: 90.199.231.0
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Post by Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters ): Thrift Farm

My parents moved to 1 Thrift Farm lane Borehamwood in 1947 from London, the farm was next to their house, it was a dirt track leading to the house. In front of our house was a cornfield we often had pigs come in our front garden and i would walk to the farm to see the animals particularly the sheep. They built a tarmac road when Holmshill school was built, and we no longer had a wonderful view of lovely cornfields was such a shame.


Scott Hatton
Scott Hatton   
Added: 19 Dec 2017 20:11 GMT   
IP: 217.63.194.106
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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.

John Dye
John Dye   
Added: 1 Dec 2017 14:50 GMT   
IP: 86.131.134.236
2:4:22378
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.

Lesley carlton
Lesley carlton   
Added: 26 Nov 2017 22:52 GMT   
IP: 81.96.23.80
2:5:22378
Post by Lesley carlton: Embry Drive, HA7

I use to live in embry drive when it was an RAF station with my family and I went to Belmont school.cm

John Morton
John Morton   
Added: 17 Nov 2017 14:36 GMT   
IP: 217.63.194.106
2:6:22378
Post by John Morton: Manor Way, WD6

I remember the following shops along Manor Way: Martins, Bishop’s, the Co Op and Dewhurst.

Ron
Ron   
Added: 24 Sep 2017 22:22 GMT   
IP: 92.6.6.10
2:7:22378
Post by Ron: Colindale

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

Martina
Martina   
Added: 13 Jul 2017 21:22 GMT   
IP: 146.198.174.6
2:8:22378
Post by Martina: Schweppes Factory

The site is now a car shop and Angels Fancy Dress shop and various bread factories are there.

Scott Hatton
Scott Hatton   
Added: 30 Jun 2017 15:58 GMT   
IP: 217.63.200.50
2:9:22378
Post by Scott Hatton: Borehamwood

I was brought up in Borehamwood - first in Wansford Park and later in Theobald Street.

Irene Smith
Irene Smith   
Added: 30 Jun 2017 15:46 GMT   
IP: 217.63.200.50
2:10:22378
Post by Irene Smith: Keystone Passage, WD6

My mother worked at Keystones in the 1940 before she was married.

She later worked at home which a lot of people did. You would often see people walking around Boreham Wood with boxes filled with piecework for the factory.

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 21 Sep 2018 14:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Sudbury Hill
Brexit LIVE: Theresa May says UK and EU remain 'a long way apart' and calls on European leaders to show respect
Theresa May has said the UK and EU remain "a long way apart" on two major Brexit issues with negotiations having reached an "impasse".

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/brexit-live-theresa-may-delivers-statement-after-chequers-plan-disaster-in-salzburg-a3942366.html

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 21 Sep 2018 12:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Wembley Park
Neighbour's dog alerts businessman and family targeted by arson 'hate attack'
A businessman and his family were targeted in an arson attack which police are treating as a suspected race hate crime.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/neighbours-dog-alerts-businessman-and-family-targeted-by-arson-hate-attack-a3942011.html

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 21 Sep 2018 12:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Stanmore
Coach driver Barry Northcott jailed after killing young architect Karla Roman as she cycled to work
A coach driver who ran over and killed a young architect as she cycled to work has been jailed for 15 months.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/coach-driver-who-killed-young-architect-karla-roman-as-she-cycled-to-work-jailed-a3942281.html

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 21 Sep 2018 12:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Canons Park
Your Epsom Guardian is about to relaunch as the Epsom Comet

If you have been keeping a sharp eye on your weekly Epsom Guardian this month, you may have noticed we have an exciting development coming up for the newspaper.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16883977.your-epsom-guardian-is-about-to-relaunch-as-the-epsom-comet/?ref=rss

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 21 Sep 2018 11:40 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Burnt Oak
West Ham's Mark Noble: It was well worth making a song and dance about our huge win at Everton
EXCLUSIVE COLUMN

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/west-ham-s-mark-noble-it-was-well-worth-making-a-song-and-dance-about-our-huge-win-at-everton-a3941951.html

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Added: 21 Sep 2018 09:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Harrow-on-the-Hill



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VIEW THE EDGWARE AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE EDGWARE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE EDGWARE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE EDGWARE AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE EDGWARE AREA IN THE 1900s
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Edgware

Edgware tube station is a London Underground station in Edgware, in the London Borough of Barnet, in north London. The station is the terminus of the ’’Edgware branch’’ of the Northern Line.

Edgware (sometimes Edgeware) was an ancient parish in the county of Middlesex. Edgware is a Saxon name meaning Ecgi’s weir. Ecgi’s was a Saxon and the weir relates to a pond where Ecgi’s people would catch fish.

The Romans made pottery at Brockley Hill, and is thought by some to be the site of Sulloniacis. To the north west was Canons Park erected by Duke of Chandos.

From 1932 - 1965, Edgware was in the Borough of Hendon.

The majority of Edgware nowadays is a ward in the London Borough of Barnet represented by three councillors. The western edge of the Edgware Road is in the London Borough of Harrow.

It is principally a shopping and residential area and is more widely known as being a northern terminus of the Northern Line. There is a bus garage, a shopping centre called The Mall (formerly known as The Broadwalk), and a library. There is a large hospital, Edgware Hospital. There are two streams, Edgware Brook and Deans Brook, which are tributaries of the River Brent.

Edgware tube station was opened on 18 August 1924 as the terminus of the second phase of the Underground Group's extension of the Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway from Golders Green. It was designed by architect Stanley Heaps. There are three platforms, an island lying east of a single platform (platform 1). A trainshed covers the island platforms (2 and 3).

Despite having already had a railway station since 1867 (Edgware station on the London and North Eastern Railway), Edgware was, in 1924, still very much a village in character. The new Underground station was built on the north edge of the village in open fields and, as intended, the new line stimulated rapid suburban expansion along its length. By the end of the decade, what had formerly been fields was quickly being covered with new housing.

The site of the station is very close to the location intended for the unbuilt Watford and Edgware Railway's (W&ER's) station, which was intended to be built on a branch from the existing single-track LNER branch before the terminus and run through to Watford Junction via Bushey.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Beit Shvidler Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Canons Park:   
Chandos Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Chandos Recreation Ground:   
Deansbrook Junior School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Edgware:   Edgware tube station is a London Underground station in Edgware, in the London Borough of Barnet, in north London. The station is the terminus of the ’’Edgware branch’’ of the Northern Line.
Edgware Jewish Girls - Beis Chinuch:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Edgware Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Edgwarebury Park:   
Goldbeaters Farm:   Goldbeaters already existed by the 14th century.
Holland House School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Krishna Avanti Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Lyndhurst Park:   
Mathilda Marks-Kennedy Jewish Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
North London Collegiate School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 18.
Stag Lane Aerodrome:   Stag Lane Aerodrome was a private aerodrome between 1915 and 1934.
Stag Lane Infant and Nursery School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
Stag Lane Junior School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Stonegrove Park:   
Tashbar of Edgware:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Watling Park school:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Hale Lane:   The Splash was a ford of the Deansbrook stream along the course of Hale Lane.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A5, HA8 · Albany Crescent, HA8 · Albany Cresent, HA8 · Alders Close, HA8 · Alders Road, HA8 · Angus Gardens, NW9 · Appledore Close, HA8 · Approach Road, HA8 · Ash Close, HA8 · Ashbourne Grove, NW7 · Ashbrook, HA8 · Ashcombe Gardens, HA8 · Axholme Avenue, HA8 · Bacon Lane, HA8 · Ballards Mews, HA8 · Banstock Road, HA8 · Beech Walk, NW7 · Belgrave Close, NW7 · Berridge Green, HA8 · Beverley Drive, HA8 · Bideford Close, HA8 · Blackwell Gardens, HA8 · Boot Parade, HA8 · Brearley Close, HA8 · Briary Grove, HA8 · Broadfield Parade, HA8 · Broadfields Avenue, HA8 · Broadfields Heights, HA8 · Broadwalk Shopping Centre, HA8 · Brook Avenue, HA8 · Brook Walk, HA8 · Broomgrove Gardens, HA8 · Buckingham Road, HA8 · Calthorpe Gardens, HA8 · Campbell Croft, HA8 · Campion Way, HA8 · Camrose Avenue, HA8 · Canons Close, HA8 · Canons Drive, HA8 · Cardinal Close, HA8 · Carlton Close, HA8 · Cavendish Drive, HA8 · Chandos Crescent, HA8 · Chandos Cresent, HA8 · Chelsea Close, HA8 · Chestnut Avenue, HA8 · Chilton Road, HA8 · Church Close, HA8 · Church Way, HA8 · Churchill Road, HA8 · Clay Lane, HA8 · Cloister Gardens, HA8 · Collier Drive, HA8 · Collinson Court, HA8 · Columbia Avenue, HA8 · Compass Close, HA8 · Compton Close, HA8 · Constable Gardens, HA8 · Cotman Gardens, HA8 · Court Drive, HA8 · Crispin Road, HA8 · Cumberland Road, HA8 · Dale Avenue, HA8 · Dalkeith Grove, HA8 · De Havilland Road, HA8 · Deans Close, HA8 · Deans Drive, HA8 · Deans Lane, HA8 · Deans Way, HA8 · Deansbrook Road, HA8 · Deansbrook Road, NW7 · Delamere Gardens, NW7 · Dorset Drive, HA8 · Downhurst Avenue, NW7 · Dryfield Road, HA8 · Dukes Avenue, HA8 · Edgewarebury Lane, HA8 · Edgware Bus Station, HA8 · Edgware Court, HA8 · Edgware Road, HA8 · Edgware Way, HA8 · Edgwarebury Gardens, HA8 · Edgwarebury Lane, HA8 · Edrick Walk, HA8 · Edwin Road, HA8 · Elmer Gardens, HA8 · Elmgate Gardens, HA8 · Everton Drive, HA8 · Fairfield Avenue, HA8 · Fairfield Crescent, HA8 · Fairfield Cresent, HA8 · Fairview Way, HA8 · Farm Road, HA8 · Fernhurst Gardens, HA8 · Floorpremier Housestation Road, HA8 · Forum Way, HA8 · Forumside, HA8 · Gainsborough Gardens, HA8 · Garden City, HA8 · Garratt Road, HA8 · Gibbs Green, HA8 · Glendale Avenue, HA8 · Gold Hill, HA8 · Gold Lane, HA8 · Grange Hill, HA8 · Green Lane, HA8 · Greencourt Avenue, HA8 · Greencroft, HA8 · Grenville Place, NW7 · Gresham Road, HA8 · Grove Road, HA8 · Hale Drive, HA8 · Hale Drive, NW7 · Hale Grove Gardens, NW7 · Hale Lane, HA8 · Hale Lane, NW7 · Handel Close, HA8 · Handel Parade, HA8 · Handel Way, HA8 · Haverford Way, HA8 · Hawkins Close, NW7 · Heather Walk, HA8 · Heming Road, HA8 · Heronsgate, HA8 · High Street, HA8 · Highview Avenue, HA8 · Highview Gardens, HA8 · Highwood Grove, NW7 · Hillersdon Avenue, HA8 · Hillside Drive, HA8 · Hillside Gardens, HA8 · Holmstall Avenue, HA8 · Holmstall Parade Edgware Road, HA8 · Holmstall Parade, HA8 · Holmwood Grove, NW7 · Hook Walk, HA8 · Howberry Road, HA8 · Hutton Row, HA8 · Jesmond Way, HA7 · Jesmond Way, HA8 · Kamrans Place, HA8 · Kings Drive, HA8 · Lake View, HA8 · Landseer Close, HA8 · Laneside, HA8 · Langham Gardens, HA8 · Langham Road, HA8 · Langley Crescent, HA8 · Lawrence Crescent, HA8 · Leighton Close, HA8 · Loch Crescent, HA8 · Lodge Close, HA8 · London Road, HA8 · Lovatt Close, HA8 · Lynford Close, HA8 · M1, HA8 · Magnolia Gardens, HA8 · Manns Road, HA8 · Manor Close, NW7 · Manor Drive, NW7 · Manor Park Crescent, HA8 · Manor Park Cresent, HA8 · Manor Park Gardens, HA8 · Marsh Lane, HA8 · Maxwelton Avenue, NW7 · Maxwelton Close, NW7 · Mayfair Court, HA8 · Mead Road, HA8 · Meade Road, HA8 · Meadow Gardens, HA8 · Meridian Close, NW7 · Merlin Crescent, HA8 · Methuen Close, HA8 · Methuen Road, HA8 · Milford Gardens, HA8 · Mill Ridge, HA8 · Millais Gardens, HA8 · Mollison Way, HA8 · Montgomery Road, HA8 · Montrose Avenue, HA8 · Mount Grove, HA8 · Mowbray Road, HA8 · Newton Walk, HA8 · Nolton Place, HA8 · North Parade, HA8 · Northolm, HA8 · Northolme Gardens, HA8 · Oakleigh Gardens, HA8 · Oakmead Gardens, HA8 · Oakwood Drive, HA8 · Old Rectory Gardens, HA8 · Oldberry Road, HA8 · Orchard Close, HA8 · Orchard Crescent, HA8 · Orchard Drive, HA8 · Orchard Grove, HA8 · Overbrook Walk, HA8 · Park Grove, HA8 · Parkfield Close, HA8 · Parkside Drive, HA8 · Pavilion Way, HA8 · Pembroke Place, HA8 · Penshurst Court, HA8 · Penshurst Gardens, HA8 · Peters Close, HA8 · Powell Close, HA8 · Prescelly Place, HA8 · Priory Field Drive, HA8 · Promenade Chambers, HA8 · Purcells Avenue, HA8 · Queens Close, HA8 · Raeburn Road, HA8 · Ranelagh Close, HA8 · Ranelagh Drive, HA8 · Rear Of Post Office, HA8 · Rectory Lane, HA8 · Rembrandt Road, HA8 · Riverdene, HA8 · Roch Avenue, HA8 · Rodwell Plwhitchurch Lane, HA8 · Roscoff Close, HA8 · Rose Garden Close, HA8 · Sandbrook Close, NW7 · Savoy Close, HA8 · Sefton Avenue, NW7 · Selvage Lane, HA8 · Selvage Lane, NW7 · Selwyn Court, HA8 · Shelley Close, HA8 · South Parade, HA8 · Spring Villa Park, HA8 · Spring Villa Road, HA8 · Spring Villas Road, HA8 · St Margarets Road, HA8 · St. Margarets Road, HA8 · Stag Lane, HA8 · Stanway Gardens, HA8 · Station Road, HA8 · Sterling Avenue, HA8 · Stone Grove, HA8 · Stonegrove Gardens, HA8 · Stonegrove, HA8 · Stoneyfields Gardens, HA8 · Stoneyfields Lane, HA8 · Stratton Close, HA8 · Stream Lane, HA8 · Summit Close, HA8 · Sunbury Avenue, NW7 · Sunbury Gardens, NW7 · Symphony Close, HA8 · Tavistock Road, HA8 · Teignmouth Close, HA8 · Tenby Road, HA8 · The Broad Walk, KT8 · The Chase, HA8 · The Drive, HA8 · The Greenway, HA8 · The Grove, HA8 · The Meads, HA8 · The Parade, HA8 · The Promenade, HA8 · The Quadrant, HA8 · The Rise, HA8 · Upcroft Avenue, HA8 · Walter Walk, HA8 · Warren Way, HA8 · Watersfield Way, HA8 · Wenlock Road, HA8 · West Way, HA8 · Westleigh Gardens, HA8 · Whistler Gardens, HA8 · Whitchurch Parade, HA8 · Wildcroft Gardens, HA8 · Winton Gardens, HA8 · Wolmer Close, HA8 ·
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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."
Chapman and Hall, 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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