Foster House

Large house/stately home in Hendon, existed between 1810 and 1957

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Foster House and Brent Lodge were two 18th-century brick houses at the corner of Butcher's Lane and Brent Street. Butcher's Lane later became Queen’s Road

Foster House became a Christian Science reading room in 1930. Brent Lodge, enlarged in the early 19th century and renamed St. Peter’s Ouvroir, was demolished in 1957.

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01:15
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Frank Lampard backs Chelsea's bid to replace Diego Costa with Romelu Lukaku
Frank Lampard has backed Chelsea's pursuit of Romelu Lukaku, insisting his former club need a player with a similar "physical presence" to Diego Costa.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/frank-lampard-backs-chelseas-bid-to-replace-diego-costa-with-romelu-lukaku-a3572511.html
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24 Jun 2017
02:59
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Cladding to be removed from Barnet tower blocks
Cladding on three tower blocks in Cricklewood are to be removed following the fire at Grenfell Tower.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/15367372.Cladding_to_be_removed_from_Barnet_tower_blocks/?ref=rss
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23 Jun 2017
15:19
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Conservatives and DUP 'still miles apart' on deal to prop up Theresa May's Government
Conservatives and the DUP remain "miles apart" on key elements of a proposed deal to shore up Theresa May's minority Government, it is claimed.

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/conservatives-and-dup-still-miles-apart-on-deal-to-prop-up-theresa-mays-government-a3570286.html
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23 Jun 2017
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Aidy Boothroyd: England U21s aiming to reach European Championship final - 'We're getting better all the time'
Aidy Boothroyd has called on his England Under-21 side to reach the European Championship final after seeing the Young Lions book their place in the last four on Thursday.

http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/aidy-boothroyd-england-u21s-aiming-to-reach-european-championship-final-were-getting-better-all-the-a3571281.html
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23 Jun 2017
02:17
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Post from Hendon Central
Teen gang members guilty of murdering 19-year-old
Teen gang members guilty of murdering 19-year-old

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22 Jun 2017
04:17
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Crime busters and firefighters open doors to the public
Crime- and firefighters will be showing the public how to stay safe at an open day this weekend.

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22 Jun 2017
03:06
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Post from Hendon Central
South west Herts heroes recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours
Charity fundraisers, scientists and teachers are among the heroes from south west Hertfordshire honoured in the Queen's birthday honours.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/15355947.South_west_Herts_heroes_recognised_in_Queen_s_Birthday_Honours/?ref=rss
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22 Jun 2017
03:06
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How I arranged for Borehamwood kids to meet Paul McCartney
Well thank you for joining me again as I always enjoy your company. This week, to save walking, I have hired a charabanc for our trip down Memory Lane. I suspect that word will split my younger and older readers. I have put on board a stock of one penny arrowroot biscuits and lemonade for the kids and bottles of beer for us adults. I would like to have a modern thing called a cassette with singalong tracks but apparently that is no longer allowed due to copyright law.

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22 Jun 2017
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School fundraises for "room of curiosities"
A "room of curiosities" is hoped to be built in a school in Finchley.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/15357365.School_fundraises_for__quot_room_of_curiosities_quot_/?ref=rss
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22 Jun 2017
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More officers to carry Tasers as knife crimes and assaults on police rise
More officers will have Tasers to deal with violent crimes as the number of knife crimes and assaults on police has risen.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/15358450.More_officers_to_carry_Tasers_as_knife_crimes_and_assaults_on_police_rise/?ref=rss
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22 Jun 2017
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One-eyed horse is on old stomping ground at Elstree and Borehamwood Civic Parade
A horse whose life was saved by after an appeal in the Borehamwood Times was hot to trot at this year's parade.

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22 Jun 2017
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Multi-vehicle crash and lorry on fire on the M1
Part of the M1 is closed after a lorry caught fire.

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21 Jun 2017
03:27
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Morning news, travel and weather update
Good morning all.

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19 Jun 2017
05:35
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One dead and ten hurt in new London terror attack as a white van driver ploughs into Muslims outside Finsbury Park Mosque
One person has been killed and ten more injured after a white van driver screaming 'I'm going to kill all Muslims' ploughed into worshipers near a renowned north London mosque, in the latest terror attack to rock Britain.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/15355871.One_dead_and_ten_hurt_in_new_London_terror_attack_as_a_white_van_driver_ploughs_into_Muslims_outside_Finsbury_Park_Mosque/?ref=rss
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Search for two men who burgled home after pretending to be undercover police
Police are searching for two men who broke into a woman's home and stole several items of gold jewellery by pretending to be undercover officers.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/15349347.Search_for_two_men_who_burgled_home_after_pretending_to_be_undercover_police/?ref=rss

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Hendon Central

Hendon Central tube station is on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line, between Colindale and Brent Cross stations, and is on the boundary between Travelcard Zone 3 and Zone 4.

Hendon Central, like all stations north from Golders Green, is a surface station (although the tracks enter twin tunnels a short distance further north on the way to Colindale). When it was built it stood in lonely glory amid fields, as one writer puts it, south of the old village of Hendon, which has since been swallowed up by London's suburbs.

The station is a Grade II listed building, designed in a neo-Georgian style by Stanley Heaps, who also designed Brent Cross tube station in a similar style, with a prominent portico featuring a Doric colonnade.

The fact that the area was largely undeveloped allowed a hitherto unusual degree of coordination between the station and the surrounding buildings that were constructed over the next few years. The station was intended to be the centre and a key architectural feature of a new suburban town; it faces a circus 73 metres in diameter that is intersected by four approach roads which provide access to all parts of Hendon and the surrounding areas beyond. For many years this was a roundabout known as 'Central Circus'; however it is now a crossroads controlled by traffic signals.

Writing in 1932, William Passingham commended the integrated approach taken at Hendon Central as an outstanding example of the co-ordination of road-planning with passenger station requirements. He noted, only nine years after the station opened, that it had already become the centre of an ever-widening cluster of new houses.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Brent Street:   The largest hamlet of Hendon parish was Brent Street. It retained its identity until the late 19th, when building linked it with Church End and the Burroughs.
Hendon:   Hendon railway station is a National Rail station situated to the west of Hendon, in the London Borough of Barnet.
Hendon House:   Hendon House was a gabled building built probably in the 16th century.
Hendon Park:   Hendon Park, totalling 30 acres, between Queens Road (formerly Butchers Lane) and Shire Hall Lane was created by Hendon Urban District Council in 1903.
Shire Hall:   In the lane leading to Renter’s Farm, Shire Hall was mentioned in 1712, rebuilt in the Renaissance manner c. 1850, and demolished c.1920.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Admiral Court, NW4 · Albert Road, NW4 · Alexandra Road, NW4 · Algernon Road, NW4 · Alwyn Gardens, NW4 · Aprey Gardens, NW4 · Ashley Lane, NW4 · Audley Road, NW4 · Babington Road, NW4 · Barford Close, NW4 · Barton Close, NW4 · Beaufort Gardens, NW4 · Bell Lane, NW4 · Bertram Road, NW4 · Bonville Gardens, NW4 · Boyne Avenue, NW4 · Brampton Grove, NW4 · Brampton Lane, NW4 · Breasy Place, NW4 · Brent Green, NW4 · Brent Park Road, NW4 · Brent Street, NW4 · Brinsdale Road, NW4 · Buckingham Court, NW4 · Burroughs Gardens, NW4 · Burroughs Parade, NW4 · Canberra Close, NW4 · Cedars Close, NW4 · Chatsworth Avenue, NW4 · Christchurch Hall, NW4 · Church End, NW4 · Church Road, NW4 · Church Terrace, NW4 · Clarendon Gardens, NW4 · Colindeep Gardens, NW4 · Colindeep Lane, NW4 · Courtney House, NW4 · Dallas Road, NW4 · Danescroft Avenue, NW4 · Daniel Place, NW4 · Dartmouth Road, NW4 · Downage, NW4 · Edgeworth Avenue, NW4 · Edgeworth Close, NW4 · Edgeworth Crescent, NW4 · Edinburgh House, NW4 · Egerton Gardens, NW4 · Endersleigh Gardens, NW4 · Faber Gardens, NW4 · Finchley Lane, NW4 · Florence Street, NW4 · Foscote Road, NW4 · Foster Street, NW4 · Fuller Street, NW4 · Golders Rise, NW4 · Green Lane, NW4 · Green Walk, NW4 · Greenbank Crescent, NW4 · Greyhound Hill, NW4 · Hall Lane, NW4 · Harmony Way, NW4 · Hatchcroft, NW4 · Hendale Avenue, NW4 · Hendon Urban Motorway, NW4 · Hendon, NW4 · Heriot Road, NW4 · Hillview Gardens, NW4 · Hollyview Close, NW4 · Holmbrook Drive, NW4 · Johns Avenue, NW4 · Kings Close, NW4 · Layfield Crescent, NW4 · Layfield Road, NW4 · Lea Wood, NW4 · Lisselton House, NW4 · Lodge Road, NW4 · Lower Ground Sentinel Square, NW4 · M1, NW2 · M1, NW4 · M1, NW7 · M1, NW9 · Malcolm Crescent, NW4 · Mayfield Gardens, NW4 · Montagu Road, NW4 · Mount Road, NW4 · Neeld Crescent, NW4 · Neeld Cresent, NW4 · New Brent Street, NW4 · Newark Parade, NW4 · Newark Way, NW4 · Park View Gardens, NW4 · Parson Street, NW4 · Queens Parade, NW4 · Queens Road, NW4 · Queens Way, NW4 · Raleigh Close, NW4 · Ravenshurst Avenue, NW4 · Renters Avenue, NW4 · Rickard Close, NW4 · Riverside, NW4 · Rockfield House, NW4 · Rowsley Avenue, NW4 · Saint David’s Place, NW4 · Second Avenue, NW4 · Selborne Gardens, NW4 · Sentinel Square, NW4 · Sevington Road, NW4 · Sherrock Gardens, NW4 · Shirehall Lane, NW4 · Shirehall Park, NW4 · Southfields, NW4 · St Davids Place, NW4 · St Josephs Grove, NW4 · St Mary’s Crescent, NW4 · St Mary’s Crescent, NW4 · Station Road, NW4 · Sturgess Avenue, NW4 · Sunningfields Crescent, NW4 · Sunningfields Road, NW4 · Sunny Gardens Parade, NW4 · Sunny Gardens Road, NW4 · Sunny Hill, NW4 · Sunny Place, NW4 · Sutton Parade, NW4 · Swynford Gardens, NW4 · Talbot Crescent, NW4 · Tenterden Drive, NW4 · Tenterden Gardens, NW4 · Tenterden Grove, NW4 · The Approach, NW4 · The Burroughs, NW4 · The Crest, NW4 · The Garage, NW4 · Vaughan Avenue, NW4 · Vicarage Road, NW4 · Victoria Road, NW4 · Watford Way, NW4 · West Avenue, NW4 · Westhorpe Gardens, NW4 · Westside, NW4 · Wheatley Close, NW4 · Wilshaw Close, NW4 · Woodward Avenue, NW4 ·


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