Queens Road, NW4

Road in/near Hendon Central

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Lynne Hqapgood
Lynne Hqapgood   
Added: 12 Feb 2018 11:05 GMT   
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Post by Lynne Hqapgood: Hutton Grove, N12

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.

John Dye
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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.

Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton
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Post by Irene Whitby..maiden name crighton: Netherwood Street, NW6

I was born at 63netherwood street.need to know who else lived there.i think I moved out because of a fire but not sure


Ron
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Post by Ron: Colindale

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

Martina
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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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The regional divide is more than the north and London | Letters
The regional divide is more than the north and London | Letters

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/may/20/the-regional-divide-is-more-than-the-north-and-london

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
How fame took its toll on Dennis Price
My house is full of film books. I suspect several hundred but I lost count. It provides me with my own research library and I am always adding to the collection. If we ever get a film and television heritage centre in Borehamwood then I will donate them so they can help create a reference library. Alas, that does not seem to be on the horizon but one can always hope.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16226131.How_fame_took_its_toll_on_Dennis_Price/?ref=rss

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How fame took its toll on Dennis Price
My house is full of film books. I suspect several hundred but I lost count. It provides me with my own research library and I am always adding to the collection. If we ever get a film and television heritage centre in Borehamwood then I will donate them so they can help create a reference library. Alas, that does not seem to be on the horizon but one can always hope.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16226129.How_fame_took_its_toll_on_Dennis_Price/?ref=rss

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Half term activities at the arts centre

Harrow Arts Centre has you covered with a packed programme of creative workshops, fun film activity days and family theatre.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16235446.Half_term_activities_at_the_arts_centre/?ref=rss

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Eden Hazard brushes off Chelsea transfer talk after FA Cup Final win but admits Blues must 'play better'
Eden Hazard refused to be drawn on speculation linking him with a move away from Chelsea this summer, but called on the Blues to improve their style after a ’defensive’ FA Cup Final victory over Manchester United.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/chelsea-eden-hazard-transfer-talk-fa-cup-final-win-admits-blues-must-play-better-a3843731.html

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Antonio Conte: I am committed but I can’t change, says Chelsea boss
Antonio Conte says he is "committed" to Chelsea - but adds he cannot change his style of management if he stays.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44186442

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Fire advice is to flee as tests show Grenfell-style cladding unsafe
Fire advice is to flee as tests show Grenfell-style cladding unsafe

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/may/19/grenfell-tower-fire-tests-cladding-unsafe-fire-brigade-advice-to-flee

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Lewisham East byelection: Janet Daby to stand for Labour
Council’s deputy mayor, who is viewed as a moderate, selected to fight for ultra-safe seat in JuneThe deputy mayor of Lewisham council has been chosen by Labour to fight a byelection in the area in June. Janet Daby, viewed as a moderate in the party, beat two other candidates after a hustings on Saturday to be selected as the candidate for the ultra-safe Labour seat of Lewisham East. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/may/19/lewisham-east-byelection-janet-daby-to-stand-for-labour

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http://www.times-series.co.uk/stalbans/16232176.You_could_get_fined___2_500_if_you_ignore_these_changes_to_MOTs/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
Don’t miss: Music festival returns to high street today and tomorrow

The headline act is Lee Thompson with The Silencerz on Sunday at the Bohemia.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16235409.Don_t_miss__Music_festival_returns_to_high_street_today_and_tomorrow/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Totteridge And Whetstone
This morning update will get you to work stress free

Good morning, are you looking forward to the weekend and the Royal Wedding?


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16234501.This_morning_update_will_get_you_to_work_stress_free/?ref=rss

VIEW THE HENDON CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE HENDON CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE HENDON CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE HENDON CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE HENDON CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1900s
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Hendon Central

Hendon Central tube station is on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line.

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.
Foster House:   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
Hasmonean Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Hendon Central:   Hendon Central tube station is on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line.
Hendon Central circus:   By 1906, Sir Audley Neeld was building on the land - the future Hendon Central - that had been Renter’s Farm.
Hendon House:   Hendon House was a gabled building built probably in the 16th century.
Hendon Park:   Hendon Park, totalling 12 hectares, between Queens Road (formerly Butchers Lane) and Shire Hall Lane was created by Hendon Urban District Council in 1903.
Hendon School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Renters Farm:   Near to where Brent Cross Shopping Centre is today was a farm called Renter's. It was situated in Shirehall Lane close to Shire Hall, Hendon.
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.
Tiferes High School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Hendon Central (1923):   Photographed in 1923, this stretch of Butchers Lane would soon become Hendon Central Circus and have Watford Way built along the route of the old lane.
Hendon Central (1928):   Photographed in 1928, this stretch of Watford Way at Hendon Central Circus had recently been built along ancient Butchers Lane and shops were rapidly lining its sides. The United Dairies occupied the domed building, a prestigeous site.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alderton Crescent, NW4 · Alderton Cresent, NW4 · Alderton Way, NW4 · Allington Road, NW4 · Bavdene Mews, NW4 · Beaufort Gardens, NW4 · Belle Vue Estate, NW4 · Belle Vue Road, NW4 · Brampton Grove, NW4 · Brampton Lane, NW4 · Brent Cross Gardens, NW4 · Brent Green, NW4 · Brent Street, NW4 · Brookfield Avenue, NW4 · Central Circus, NW4 · Chapel Walk, NW4 · Cheyne Walk, NW4 · Christchurch Hall, NW4 · Christchurch Square, E9 · Cowley Place, NW4 · Crespigny Road, NW4 · Denehurst Gardens, NW4 · Eaton Road, NW4 · Egerton Gardens, NW4 · Elliot Road, NW4 · Elm Close, NW4 · Elm Park Gardens, NW4 · Elms Avenue, NW4 · Fairfield Avenue, NW4 · Foster Street, NW4 · Golders Rise, NW4 · Graham Road, NW4 · Haley Road, NW4 · Harmony Way, NW4 · Haslemere Avenue, NW4 · Hendon Delivery Office, NW4 · Hendon Way, NW4 · Heriot Road, NW4 · Lower Ground Floor, NW4 · Lower Ground Sentinel Square, NW4 · Mayfield Gardens, NW4 · New Brent Street, NW4 · Nicoll Place, NW4 · Parade Mansions, NW4 · Park View Gardens, NW4 · Prestige Way, NW4 · Prothero Gardens, NW4 · Queens Gardens, NW4 · Queens Parade, NW4 · Queens Road, NW4 · Queens Way, NW4 · Raleigh Close, NW4 · Renters Avenue, NW4 · Rockfield House, NW4 · Rundell Crescent, NW4 · Rundell Cresent, NW4 · Sentinel Square, NW4 · Shirehall Close, NW4 · Shirehall Gardens, NW4 · Shirehall Lane, NW4 · Shirehall Park, · Shirehall Park, NW11 · Shirehall Park, NW4 · Spalding Road, NW4 · Sydney Grove, NW4 · The Crest, NW4 · Thornbury, NW4 · Vivian Avenue, NW4 · Water Brook Lane, NW4 · West View, NW4 · Wykeham Road, NW4 ·

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London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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Ordnance Survey of the London region (1939) FREE DOWNLOAD
Ordnance Survey colour map of the environs of London 1:10,560 scale
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Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
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