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Burnt Oak footpath
Credit: London Transport Collection

   Contemporary view of the area - viewing direction is appoximate

Burnt Oak was a suburb which went up suddenly in 1924.

This photo depicts Burnt Oak's underground station platform on the Hampstead and Highgate line (now the Northern line).

Beyond the railway line a new housing estate is under construction, part of the Watling Estate built by the LCC. In the foreground a narrow footpath cuts across open fields.

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The security for schweepes at west hendon was michael kenny with his german shepherd dog called saba started jan 1964 to the 1970s michael kenny security got on with all staff at schweepes hew was liked and well known for all his years spent working there alongside with his security dog that loved the water fountain at schweepes west hendon

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Post by Lyn : Schweppes Factory

Michael kenny worked at schweepes factory providing security with his german shepherd dog saba from jan 1964 to the 1970s michael kenny was well known with his security dog

Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters )
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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.


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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.

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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.

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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

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Post by John Morton: Manor Way, WD6

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

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Post by Ron: Colindale

The leather business and ’Leatherville’ was set up by Arthur Garstin, not GARSTON.
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Post by Martina: Schweppes Factory

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

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Post by Scott Hatton: Borehamwood

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

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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.

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The Paul Welsh column: Star Wars and the long hot summer of 1976
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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Burnt Oak

Burnt Oak tube station is a London Underground station in on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line, between Edgware and Colindale stations.

The name Burnt Oak was first used in 1754 and from then until the 1850s referred to no more than a field on the eastern side of the Edgware Road (Watling Street). Nor is there evidence that the name implies anything except that the field had once contained a burnt oak tree.

In May 1844 Burnt Oak field was sold to a Mr Essex, and by the 1860s plans were in place to build three residential streets: North Street, East Street, and South Street. The application of the field name to the area seems to have followed from this new estate and was in use by the end of the 19th century.

However, the area was generally known as Red Hill until the opening of Burnt Oak tube station.

The station was designed by architect Stanley Heaps and opened as Burnt Oak (Watling) on the 27 October 1924, two months after the extension of the Hampstead & Highgate Line from Hendon Central to Edgware had opened. The station was originally provided with a temporary structure before the final ticket office building was constructed in 1925. The suffix was dropped from the name about 1950.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Bald Faced Stag:   The Baldfaced Stag was an inn on the Edgware Road as early as the 18th century when hay carters from Middlesex and Hertfordhire would meet there on May Day.
Barnfield Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Barnfield School and Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Beis Yaakov Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Brent River College:   Pupil referral unit which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
Burnt Oak:   Burnt Oak tube station is a London Underground station in on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line, between Edgware and Colindale stations.
Deansbrook Junior School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Edgware Hospital:   Edgware General Hospital was located on Burnt Oak Broadway.
Goldbeaters Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Menorah Foundation School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Menorah Grammar School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Northgate School:   Pupil referral unit which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 19.
Roe Green:   Roe Green was an original garden village.
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.
The Annunciation Catholic Infant School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
The Annunciation RC Junior School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
The Village School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 19.
Watling Park:   
Watling Park school:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Woodcroft Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Burnt Oak footpath (1926):   Burnt Oak Underground station platform, Hampstead and Highgate line (now Northern line).


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbots Road, HA8 · Airco Close, NW9 · Albany Crescent, HA8 · Albany Cresent, HA8 · Alders Close, HA8 · Arundel Gardens, HA8 · Axholme Avenue, HA8 · Back Lane, HA8 · Bacon Lane, NW9 · Banstock Road, HA8 · Barnfield Road, HA8 · Belgrave Close, NW7 · Benningholme Road, HA8 · Bernhart Close, HA8 · Birchwood Court, HA8 · Blessbury Road, HA8 · Blundell Road, HA8 · Brearley Close, HA8 · Briar Walk, HA8 · Briary Grove, HA8 · Brinkburn Close, HA8 · Brinkburn Gardens, HA8 · Brook Avenue, HA8 · Brook Walk, HA8 · Broomgrove Gardens, HA8 · Burnt Oak Broadway, HA8 · Burnt Oak Fields, HA8 · Byron Avenue, NW9 · Calder Gardens, HA8 · Cameron Crescent, HA8 · Canada Park Parade, HA8 · Capitol Way, NW9 · Cardinal Close, HA8 · Carlisle Road, NW9 · Chelsea Close, HA8 · Church Close, HA8 · Clare House, HA8 · Cobham Close, HA8 · Colchester Road, HA8 · Collier Drive, HA8 · Columbia Avenue, HA8 · Compton Close, HA8 · Concorde House, NW7 · Constable Gardens, HA8 · Cotman Gardens, HA8 · Cressingham Road, HA8 · Crispin Road, HA8 · De Havilland Road, HA8 · Deans Close, HA8 · Deans Way, HA8 · Deansbrook Road, HA8 · Deansbrook Road, NW7 · Delamere Gardens, NW7 · Downhurst Avenue, NW7 · Dryfield Road, HA8 · East Road, HA8 · Edrick Walk, HA8 · Edwin Road, HA8 · Evelyn Avenue, NW9 · Eversfield Gardens, HA8 · Eversfield Gardens, NW7 · Fairway Avenue, NW9 · Farm Road, HA8 · Fortescue Road, HA8 · Fortune Avenue, HA8 · Gaskarth Road, HA8 · Gervase Road, HA8 · Gilbert Grove, HA8 · Gloucester Grove, HA8 · Goldbeaters Grove, HA8 · Goldsmith Lane, NW9 · Gordon Gardens, HA8 · Grange Hill, HA8 · Greencourt Avenue, HA8 · Greencroft, HA8 · Greenway Close, NW9 · Greenway Gardens, NW9 · Grenville Place, NW7 · Grove Crescent, NW9 · Grove Park, NW9 · Hale Drive, NW7 · Halford Close, HA8 · Hanshaw Drive, HA8 · Hawkins Close, NW7 · Holyrood Gardens, HA8 · Homefield Road, HA8 · Hook Walk, HA8 · Horsecroft Road, HA8 · Hutton Row, HA8 · Islip Gardens, HA8 · Lanacre Avenue, HA8 · Landseer Close, HA8 · Laneside, HA8 · Langham Gardens, HA8 · Langham Road, HA8 · Lawrence Crescent, HA8 · Leighton Close, HA8 · Limesdale Gardens, HA8 · Littlefield Road, HA8 · Lyndhurst Avenue, HA8 · Lynford Close, HA8 · Maple Gardens, HA8 · Market Lane, HA8 · Meadow Gardens, HA8 · Melrose Gardens, HA8 · Millais Gardens, HA8 · Millfield Road, HA8 · Milling Road, HA8 · Milton Avenue, NW9 · Mollison Way, HA8 · Mostyn Road, HA8 · Newton Walk, HA8 · North Parade, HA8 · North Road, HA8 · Northolme Gardens, HA8 · Norwich Walk, HA8 · Nurse Close, HA8 · Oak Gardens, HA8 · Oakleigh Avenue, HA8 · Oakleigh Court, HA8 · Oakwood Drive, HA8 · Orange Hill Road, HA8 · Orchard Crescent, HA8 · Orchard Grove, HA8 · Park Gardens, NW9 · Park Way, HA8 · Pavilion Way, HA8 · Penshurst Gardens, HA8 · Playfield Road, HA8 · Portman Gardens, NW9 · Raeburn Road, HA8 · Redhill Drive, HA8 · Rembrandt Road, HA8 · Roe End, NW9 · Roe Lane, NW9 · Roscoff Close, HA8 · Rose Glen, NW9 · Scudamore Lane, NW9 · Sefton Avenue, NW7 · Shorts Croft, NW9 · Silkstream Parade, HA8 · Silkstream Road, HA8 · South Parade, HA8 · South Road, HA8 · Southbourne Avenue, NW9 · Spalding Close, HA8 · St Alphage Walk, HA8 · St Georges Avenue, NW9 · St Margarets Road, HA8 · St. Margarets Road, HA8 · Stag Close, HA8 · Stag Lane, NW9 · Stag Lane, NW9 · Stanway Gardens, HA8 · Storksmead Road, HA8 · Strathmore Gardens, HA8 · Symphony Close, HA8 · Tennyson Avenue, NW9 · Tewkesbury Gardens, NW9 · The Chase, HA8 · The Croft, HA8 · The Greenway, NW9 · The Grove, NW9 · The Highlands, HA8 · Thirleby Road, HA8 · Tintern Avenue, NW9 · Trafalgar House, NW7 · Trevor Gardens, HA8 · Trevor Road, HA8 · Vancouver Road, HA8 · Walter Walk, HA8 · Waltham Drive, HA8 · Wardell Close, HA8 · Warren Way, HA8 · Watling Avenue, HA8 · Wenlock Road, HA8 · West Way, HA8 · Westfield Close, NW9 · Westleigh Gardens, HA8 · Whistler Gardens, HA8 · Wolsey Grove, HA8 · Woodcroft Avenue, HA8 ·
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