North End Road, NW11

Road in Golders Green, existing until now

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It has for centuries been a thoroughfare which diverted from the Hampstead to Highgate Road (Spaniard’s Road) at the highest point in north London, beside Jack Straw’s Castle.

Then it ran towards Hendon - long ago the major settlement in this part of Middlesex.

It was called North End Road because it ran past North End - part of Hampstead beside the old Bull and Bush Pub. The name was interchangeable with Golders Green Road.

East of what become the Finchley Road when that road was laid out in the 1830s, North End Road was often called Golders Green Road.

West of that junction, Golders Green Road has similarly been North End Road at times.

A little known fact is that one single road under multiple names runs north from Trafalgar Square and only reaches its conclusion at a T junction in Mill Hill village at a pub called the Rising Sun. (South to north: Charing Cross Road, Tottenham Court Road, Hampstead Road, Camden High Street, Chalk Farm Road, Haverstock Hill, Hampstead High Street, Heath Street, North End Way, North End Road, Golders Green Road, Brent Street, Parson Street, Holders Hill Road, Bittacy Hill, The Ridgeway and Highwood Hill).

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VIEW THE GOLDERS GREEN 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 GOLDERS GREEN AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE GOLDERS GREEN AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE GOLDERS GREEN AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE GOLDERS GREEN AREA IN THE 1900s
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Golders Green

Golders Green was a rural hamlet at the crossroads of Finchley Road and North End Road until the arrival of the tube in 1907.

Golders Green station was opened by the Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway (CCE&HR, now part of the Northern Line) on 22 June 1907. It was one of the railway's two northern terminals (the other being at Archway) and was also the site of the railway's depot.

Before World War I plans were made to extend the CCE&HR north from Golders Green to Hendon and Edgware to open up new areas of the Middlesex countryside to development and to create a source of new passengers. The war postponed the construction of the extension and work did not begin until 12 June 1922. The first section of the extension, as far as Hendon Central opened on 19 November 1923.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Golders Green:   Golders Green was a rural hamlet at the crossroads of Finchley Road and North End Road until the arrival of the tube in 1907.
Golders Green crossroads:   The name Golders Green apparently derives from that of a local family, the Goodyers, and was first recorded in 1612. The hamlet of Golders Green originated as a group of cottages on waste ground on each side of the main road. In 1754, manorial waste at Golders Green stretched for some distance on either side of the main road from Hampstead.
Golders Green crossroads:   The name Golders Green apparently derives from that of a local family, the Goodyers, and was first recorded in 1612. The hamlet of Golders Green originated as a group of cottages on waste ground on each side of the main road. In 1754, manorial waste at Golders Green stretched for some distance on either side of the main road from Hampstead.
Golders Green Hippodrome:   The Golders Green Hippodrome, was opened in 1913. Built next to Golders Green station, it was built as a 3000 seat music hall by Bertie Crewe.
Golders Lodge:   The villas in their wooded grounds, which gave Golders Green its special character, disappeared rapidly with the growth of suburban housing after the extension of the Underground; they included Alba Lodge, Gloucester Lodge, the Oaks, and Grove House.
Grove Farm:   Grove Farm changed usage between a farm and a house before being overwhelmed by suburbia.
Hodford Farm:   The Hodford and Cowhouse estate consisted of a compact block of lands stretching from the Hampstead border to a point north of Golders Green station and from Cricklewood to Golders Hill.
Hoop Lane Cemetery:   In 1895 a Jewish Cemetery was established on Hoop Lane, with the first burial in 1897.
Ionic Cinema:   The Ionic Cinema was built in the early days of Golders Green's suburban development.
Saint Alban's church:   The church of St Alban, Golders Green, was built as a chapel-of-ease to All Saints’, Childs Hill, in 1910. It became the centre of a new parish taken from that of All Saints in 1922.
The Oaks:   The Oaks was a large house situated on North End Road (later Golders Green Road)
Woodstock House:   Woodstock House was a large stuccoed house, dating from the early 19th century in Golders Green.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Golders Green, looking south (1905):   This photo from the London Transport Collection shows Golders Green crossroads looking south in 1905. While this predates the arrival of the Hampstead Tube (Northern Line) by a couple of years' land speculation is already taking place.
Looking towards Temple Fortune (1905):   The name Golders Green apparently derives from that of a local family, the Goodyers, and was first recorded in 1612. The hamlet of Golders Green originated as a group of cottages on waste ground on each side of the main road. In 1754, manorial waste at Golders Green stretched for some distance on either side of the main road from Hampstead.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Accommodation Road, NW11 · Alba Gardens, NW11 · Alberon Gardens, NW11 · Alyth Gardens, NW11 · Ambrose Avenue, NW11 · Armitage Road, NW11 · Ashbourne Avenue, NW11 · Ashbourne Parade, NW11 · Ashbourne Way, NW11 · Basing Hill, NW11 · Beechcroft Avenue, NW11 · Belmont Parade, NW11 · Bridge Lane, NW11 · Brookside Road, NW11 · Candle Court Nursing Home, NW2 · Chandos Way, NW11 · Chatham Close, NW11 · Cheviot Gardens, NW2 · Church Walk, NW2 · Clarendon Court, NW11 · Clifton Gardens, NW11 · Cloister Road, NW2 · Corringham Road, NW11 · Courtleigh Gardens, NW11 · Cranbourne Gardens, NW11 · Crewys Road, NW2 · Devonshire Place, NW2 · Dingwall Gardens, NW11 · Dunstan Road, NW11 · Eastside Road, NW11 · Elmcroft Avenue, NW11 · Elmcroft Crescent, NW11 · Elmcroft Cresent, NW11 · Etrona Buildings, NW2 · Farm Avenue, NW2 · Farm Walk, NW11 · Finchley Road, NW11 · Finchley Road, NW2 · Garth Road, NW2 · Gloucester Gardens, NW11 · Golders Gardens, NW11 · Golders Green Crescent, NW11 · Golders Green Cresent, NW11 · Golders Green Road, NW11 · Golders Green, NW11 · Golders Manor Drive, NW11 · Granville Road, NW2 · Greenfield Gardens, NW2 · Gresham Gardens, NW11 · Hallswelle Parade, NW11 · Hallswelle Road, NW11 · Hamilton Road, NW11 · Hampstead Way, NW11 · Hanstead Garden, NW11 · Harman Drive, NW2 · Harmony Close, NW11 · Hayes Crescent, NW11 · Heather Gardens, NW11 · Heathgate, NW11 · Helenslea Avenue, NW11 · Hendon Way, NW2 · Hermitage Lane, NW2 · Highcroft Gardens, NW11 · Highfield Avenue, NW11 · Highfield Road, NW11 · Hodford Road, NW11 · Hoop Lane, NW11 · Hurstwood Road, NW11 · James Close, NW11 · Leeside Crescent, NW11 · Leeside Cresent, NW11 · Lichfield Road, NW2 · Limes Avenue, NW11 · Llanelly Road, NW2 · Llanvanor Road, NW2 · Lyndale Avenue, NW2 · Meadway Gate, NW11 · Middleton Road, NW11 · Monks Way, NW11 · Monkville Parade, NW11 · Montpelier Rise, NW11 · Nant Road, NW2 · North End Road, NW11 · Oakfields Road, NW11 · Park Drive, NW11 · Pattison Road, NW2 · Portsdown Avenue, NW11 · Portsdown Mews, NW11 · Powis Gardens, NW11 · Princes Parade, NW11 · Princes Park Avenue, NW11 · Prospect Road, NW2 · Ridge Hill, NW11 · Rodborough Road, NW11 · Rotherwick Road, NW11 · Russell Gardens, NW11 · Russell Parade, NW11 · Shannon Close, NW2 · Sinclair Green, NW11 · Sinclair Grove, NW11 · St Albans Lane, NW11 · St Albans Vestry, NW11 · St Andrews Road, NW11 · St Georges Road, NW11 · St Judes Churches, NW11 · St Marys Road, NW11 · Station Forecourt, NW11 · Sunnyside, NW2 · Templars Avenue, NW11 · Temple Fortune Lane, NW11 · Temple Fortune Parade, NW11 · Temple Gardens, NW11 · The Drive, NW11 · The Orchard, NW11 · The Ridgeway, NW11 · The Riding, NW11 · The Vale, NW11 · Wellgarth Road, NW11 · Wentworth Road, NW11 · Wessex Gardens, NW11 · West Heath Avenue, NW11 · West Heath Court, NW11 · West Heath Drive, NW11 · Westcroft Close, NW2 · White Lodge, NW11 · Woodlands Close, NW11 · Woodlands, NW11 · Woodstock Avenue, NW11 · Woodstock Road, NW11 · Worley Court, NW2 · Wycombe Gardens, NW11 ·


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