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Long Lane runs from Church End to East Finchley.

Long Lane, known as such by 1719, may have been called Ferrours Lane in medieval times. Roughly half way along its route is Squires Lane, which runs from the manor house to the High Road, the traditional division between East Finchley and Church End.

Behind the large houses which fronted Ballards Lane on the west, Squires Lane, and Long Lane was Claigmar Vineyards, started in 1874 by Peter Edmund Kay. By the 1890s the vinery’s 161 greenhouses were producing "100 tons each of grapes and tomatoes and 240,000 cucumbers a year".

In 1903 Finchley Electric Light Co. opened a generating station on the Kay’s site which was purchased by Finchley Council two years later and then in 1955 by the Eastern Electricity Board. Sir Charles Redvers-Westlake, who was engineer at the works between 1935 - 1948, was later responsible for the building what was then called the Owen Falls dam, Uganda.

Source: Barnet Council - barnet.gov.uk



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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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Welcome to the Evening Standard’s daily transfer round-up.
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West Ham: Manuel Pellegrini named new manager at London Stadium
Chilean Manuel Pellegrini is appointed the new West Ham manager, succeeding David Moyes at London Stadium.

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A fire caused damage to a commercial property at the weekend.


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9 suspects who are most wanted by police in SE London

Greenwich have once again released a list of their most wanted suspects.


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Anthony Martial and Alexandre Lacazette miss out as Olivier Giroud is named in France World Cup squad
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Police facial recognition is ’dangerous and inaccurate’

Facial recognition software should be dropped by police amid concerns it is "almost entirely inaccurate", campaigners have warned.


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Mayor calls on government to prevent future Windrush scandal

Sadiq Khan has called for the Government to prevent a future Windrush scandal by waiving citizenship application fees for young people who have lived in the UK most of their lives.


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Deli restaurant closing down

A restaurant has announced it is closing down following "deteriorating trading conditions".


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Leicester City 3 Arsenal 1: Premier League away woes continue for Arsene Wenger as Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez sinks 10-man Gunners
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BMW recalls more than 300,000 cars at risk of losing power while driving
BMW has recalled 300,000 that are at risk of losing power while they are being driven.

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Dormers Wells

Dormers Wells or Dormer's Wells is a neighbourhood consisting of a grid of mostly semi-detached or terraced houses with gardens and small parks.

Until urban/suburban development in the mid 20th century this area formed a small, east part of the Precinct of Norwood a relatively rare half subdivision of the large parish of Hayes.

Southall and Norwood manors in much of the medieval period belonged to the Archbishop of Canterbury hence giving the Norwood quasi-chapelry — virtually all a mixed agricultural area which covered today's Dormer's Wells, Norwood Green and Southall — the higher, less alienable status of a precinct.

The 12th century founded, much-altered chapel is St Mary's Church, Norwood Green.

St John's Church, Southall was built and endowed in 1838; consecrated in three years and made a parish in 1850. Nine years later Norwood precinct was created a parish separate from that of Hayes.

Further Anglican churches followed: Holy Trinity, St George, Christ the Redeemer and Emmanuel none are named after this area.

In 1800 the precinct's overshot flour mill on the edge of the fields associated with "Dorman's Well Farm" belonged to the Hayes manorial estate, the main manor in the parish. At that date it stood, together with a house and other property, at Dorman's Well. The overshot mill, comprising a mill, house, millpond, and land, was owned by the Earl of Jersey in 1821 (Villiers family seated at nearby Osterley Park) and in the 1860s stood, as before, on Windmill Lane at Dorman's Well.

In the late 20th century migration into the area included part of London's Sikh community, who established a large community building and venue for public hire, the Baba Wadbhag Singh Trust building.


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:   
Chalgrove Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Cobley’s Farm:   Cobley’s Farm, also known as Fallow Farm, stood near to the "elbow" of Bow Lane.
Dormers Wells:   Dormers Wells or Dormer's Wells is a neighbourhood consisting of a grid of mostly semi-detached or terraced houses with gardens and small parks.
Finchley and Acton Yochien School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 6. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Leo Baeck College:   Leo Baeck College is a privately funded rabbinical seminary and centre for the training of teachers in Jewish education.
Manorside Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Theresa’s Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Windsor Open Space:   


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Allandale Avenue, N3 · Amberden Avenue, N3 · Arcadia Avenue, N3 · Arden Road, N3 · Avondale Road, N3 · Ballards Lane, N3 · Basing Way, N3 · Beechwood Avenue, N3 · Berkeley Court, N3 · Bibsworth Lodge, N3 · Bibsworth Road, N3 · Briar Close, N3 · Briarfield Avenue, N3 · Broughton Avenue, N3 · Cavendish Avenue, N3 · Chalgrove Gardens, N3 · Charter Way, N3 · Chessington Avenue, N3 · Chislehurst Avenue, N12 · 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 · Crooked Usage, N3 · Cyprus Avenue, N3 · Cyprus Gardens, N3 · Cyprus Road, N3 · Dollis Avenue, N3 · Dollis Mews, N3 · Dollis Park, N3 · Dudley Road, N3 · East End Road, N3 · Edge Hill Avenue, N3 · Etchingham Park Road, N3 · Fairholme Close, N3 · Fairholme Gardens, N3 · Fitzalan Road, N3 · Font Hills, N2 · Freston Park, N3 · Grass Park, N3 · Gravel Hill, N3 · Great North Way, N3 · Greenacres, N3 · Grenville Close, N3 · Haslemere Avenue, NW11 · Haslemere Gardens, N3 · Hendon Avenue, N3 · Hendon Lane, N3 · Highview Gardens, N3 · Hillcrest Gardens, N3 · Hillcrest Gardens, NW2 · Holdenhurst Avenue, N12 · Holdenhurst Avenue, N3 · Holders Hill Drive, N3 · Holly Park Gardens, N3 · Holly Park, N3 · Holmwood Gardens, N3 · Howes Close, N3 · Kingsgate Avenue, N3 · Kingswood Park, N3 · Kinloss Gardens, N3 · Latymer Gardens, N3 · Long Lane, N3 · Lyndhurst Gardens, N3 · Manor View, N3 · Millers Yard, N3 · Moat Crescent, N3 · Montpelier Road, N3 · Mountfield Road, N3 · North Circular Road, N2 · North Circular Road, N3 · North Crescent, N3 · Nursery Avenue, N3 · Oakfield Road, N3 · Orchard Avenue, N3 · Park Avenue, N3 · Park Close, N12 · Park Crescent, N12 · Park Crescent, N3 · Park Cresent, N3 · Park View Road, N3 · Parklands Drive, N3 · Parkside, N3 · Pavilion Mews, N3 · Priests House Gravel Hill, N3 · Primrose Close, N3 · Princes Avenue, N3 · Queens Avenue, N3 · Queenswood Park, N3 · Rawlins Close, N3 · Rectory Close, N3 · Redbourne Avenue, N3 · Regents Park Road, N3 · Riverside Gardens, N3 · Rosemary Avenue, N3 · Saint Paul’s Way, N3 · Salisbury Avenue, N3 · Seymour Road, N3 · Shakespeare Road, N3 · Spencer Close, N3 · Spencer Court, N3 · Squires Lane, N3 · St Marys Avenue, N3 · St Michael’s Close, N3 · St Pauls Way, N3 · Stanhope Avenue, N3 · Station Road, N3 · Strathmore Gardens, N3 · Stuart Court, N3 · Sylvan Avenue, N3 · Tangle Tree Close, N3 · Templars Crescent, N3 · Templars Cresent, N3 · The Avenue, N3 · The Ridgeway, N3 · Tillingbourne Gardens, N3 · Tillingbourne Way, N3 · Upper Cavendish Avenue, N3 · Victoria Avenue, N3 · Village Road, N3 · Vines Avenue, N3 · Vineyard Grove, N3 · Waverley Grove, N3 · Wentworth Park, N3 · Wickliffe Avenue, N3 · Willow Way, N3 · Windermere Avenue, N3 · Windsor Close, N3 · Windsor Road, N3 ·

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