Station Approach, NW11

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Station Approach is a street in Golders Green.



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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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Added: 1 Dec 2017 14:50 GMT   
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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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Added: 17 Nov 2017 22:50 GMT   
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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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Added: 24 Sep 2017 22:22 GMT   
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Post by Ron: Colindale

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

Cassandra Green
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Added: 19 Sep 2017 21:39 GMT   
IP: 95.149.2.213
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Post by Cassandra Green: Rudall Crescent, NW3

I lived at 2 Rudall Crescent until myself and my family moved out in 1999. I once met a lady in a art fair up the road who was selling old photos of the area and was very knowledgeable about the area history, collecting photos over the years. She told me that before the current houses were built, there was a large manor house , enclosed by a large area of land. She told me there had been a fire there. Im trying to piece together the story and find out what was on the land before the crescent was built. This website is very interesting.

Martina
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Added: 13 Jul 2017 21:22 GMT   
IP: 146.198.174.6
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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 LDNnews: Dollis Hill
Heidi Alexander thought to be considering role at London City Hall
Labour MP quit as shadow health secretary in 2016 in protest at Jeremy Corbyn’s leadershipHeidi Alexander, the former shadow health secretary, is considering quitting the Commons to accept a senior job at City Hall with London mayor Sadiq Khan, the Guardian understands.Alexander was Khan’s campaign chair during the 2016 London mayoral election. The MP, who has spearheaded the campaign to keep the UK in the single market since leaving the shadow cabinet, currently represents Lewisham East. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/apr/25/heidi-alexander-thought-to-be-consideri

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Post by LDNnews: Brent Cross
Train timetables are changing

Train timetables are changing in what has been branded the "biggest shake-up in UK rail history."


http://www.times-series.co.uk/north_london_news/16180240.Train_timetables_are_changing/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Colindale
Furniture designed by students based on WW2 aircraft unveiled at museum
Seating and furniture designed by students to mark the Royal Air Force’s 100 years have been unveiled at a museum.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16182510.Furniture_designed_by_students_based_on_WW2_aircraft_unveiled_at_museum/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
Romanian woman using vote for EU citizens rights
A Romanian woman wants to use her right to vote in the local election to tell politicians not to forget about the rights of EU citizens.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16182951.Romanian_woman_using_vote_for_EU_citizens_rights/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Mill Hill East
Free talk offered to parents about managing children and TV
Parents are being offered the chance to hear what TV may be doing to their children.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16182516.Free_talk_offered_to_parents_about_managing_children_and_TV/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
Abraham Badru killer may have bragged about murder, police say
Victim’s mother believes her 26-year-old son was targeted after testifying in a rape trialPolice believe the killer of a personal trainer shot dead in a London street may have bragged about the murder, as the victim’s mother said he was targeted for testifying in a trial to bring rapists to justice.Abraham Badru, 26, was shot twice a month ago in Hackney, east London, most likely by a rented shotgun, police believe. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/apr/25/abraham-badru-killer-may-have-bragged-about-police-say

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Post by LDNnews: Mill Hill Broadway
Politician fears Trump visit may cause unruly protests
If Donald Trump were to visit the Britain it could give people a "carte blanche" to hold unruly protests, a London assembly member fears.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16180470.Politician_fears_Trump_visit_may_cause_unruly_protests/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon
Youngsters win visual arts award in borough wide contest
Children who won an art competition were presented with awards.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16182514.Youngsters_win_visual_arts_award_in_borough_wide_contest/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
Opposition to increased minicab licence fee
Transport for London (TfL) is in court today over a minicab trade body’s objection to the increase in operator licence fees.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16184016.Opposition_to_increased_minicab_licence_fee/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Brent Cross
Why you should always give up your seat on the train

A blind man is urging commuters to give up their seats to disabled people when travelling on the London Underground.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16178558.Why_you_should_always_give_up_your_seat_on_the_train/?ref=rss

VIEW THE BRENT CROSS AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE BRENT CROSS AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE BRENT CROSS AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE BRENT CROSS AREA IN THE 1860s
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Brent Cross

Brent Cross tube station is on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line, between Hendon Central and Golders Green. The Brent Cross shopping centre is nearby.

The station was designed by architect Stanley Heaps and opened as Brent on the 19 November 1923, the first station on the extension of what was then known as the Hampstead & Highgate Line through undeveloped rural areas to Edgware. The extension had first been planned prior to World War I when the station had been due to be called Woodstock. It was renamed from Brent to its current name on the 20 July 1976 opening of the shopping centre.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Brent Cross:   Brent Cross tube station is on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line, between Hendon Central and Golders Green. The Brent Cross shopping centre is nearby.
Brent Cross Shopping Centre:   Brent Cross Shopping Centre was opened in the mid 1970s on the site of the former Hendon Greyhound Stadium. The Stadium has been built near to a former sewage works.
Brent Farm:   Brent Farm, a small farm known from the 1750s onwards was a mushroom farm by 1902.
Brent Gas Works:   Built between 1876 - 1915, the Brent Gas Works supplied gas to stations from Mill Hill to St Pancras, including the Midland Hotel and the railway workers cottages called Brent Terrace (built around 1897).
Brent Sidings:   Brent Sidings was a set of railway sidings built for the Midland Railway alongside the Edgware Road.
Hendon Fever Hospital:   Hendon Fever Hospital was an isolation unit in the area of today's Brent Cross.
Hendon Greyhound Stadium:   Hendon Greyhound Stadium was situated on the North Circular road in North London and opened its gates for racing on 5th March 1935 making it one of the later tracks in London.
M1 junction:   The Brent Cross roundabout lies at the end of the M1 Motorway where it meets the North Circular Road.
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.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Brent Cross roundabout:   A picture of the Brent Cross junction taken in 1947. Brent Cross junction was formed at the junction of the new roads Hendon Way (A41) and North Circular Road and built in the mid-1920s
Brent Cross sewage works:   At the beginning of the 20th century the whole Brent Cross area was a veritable moot point for waterways and sewage systems. Hendon Urban District Council had sewage farms, initially on the southbank of the Brent and later on the north. The site was closed in the 1930s, the area’s sewage being pumped down to Mogden Purification Works in Isleworth
Brent station:   This photograph, from the collection of the London Transport museum, shows the future site of Brent Cross station on the Edgware branch of the Northern line
Suburbia awaits (1908):   This is a view of The Homestead from the end of the unfinished Sinclair Grove, NW11


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adrian Avenue, NW2 · Brent Cross Bus Station, NW4 · Brent Cross Centre, NW4 · Brent Cross Shopping Centre, NW4 · Brent Street, NW11 · Brentfield Gardens, NW11 · Brentfield Gardens, NW2 · Cross Road, NW11 · Elmcroft Crescent, NW11 · Elmcroft Cresent, NW11 · Etheridge Road, NW2 · Etheridge Road, NW4 · Golders Manor Drive, NW11 · Hamilton Road, NW11 · Haslemere Avenue, NW4 · Heather Gardens, NW11 · Heathfield Gardens, NW11 · Highfield Avenue, NW11 · Highfield Avenue, NW2 · Highfield Gardens, NW11 · James Close, NW11 · Layfield Close, NW4 · Marble Drive, NW2 · Mayfield Gardens, NW4 · Montpelier Rise, NW11 · Pearl Close, NW2 · Prayle Grove, NW2 · Prince Charles Drive, NW2 · Prince Charles Drive, NW4 · Princes Parade, NW11 · Ridge Hill, NW2 · Saint Mary’s Road, NW11 · Sandringham Road, NW11 · Shirehall Close, NW4 · Shirehall Gardens, NW4 · Shirehall Lane, NW4 · Shirehall Park, · Shirehall Park, NW11 · Shirehall Park, NW4 · Shopping Centre, NW4 · Sinclair Green, NW11 · Sinclair Grove, NW11 · St Marys Road, NW11 · Stadium Crescent West, E3 · Stadium Road East, NW2 · Stadium Road East, NW4 · Staples Corner, NW2 · Station Approach, NW11 · Tempelhof Avenue, NW2 · Tempelhof Avenue, NW4 · Tilling Road, NW2 · Tilling Road, NW4 · Wallcote Avenue, NW2 · Wessex Gardens, NW11 · Western Avenue, NW11 · Woodville Road, NW11 ·

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Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
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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
Ordnance Survey. Crown Copyright 1939.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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