Sunny Way, N12

Road built in the Edwardian era

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Sunny Way is one of the streets of London in the N12 postal area.


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Lynne Hqapgood
Lynne Hqapgood   
Added: 12 Feb 2018 11:05 GMT   
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.

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North Finchley

North Finchley is a suburb in the London Borough of Barnet, seven miles north north-west of Charing Cross.

North Finchley is centred on Tally Ho Corner, the junction of the roads to East Finchley, Finchley Central and Whetstone.

The old name for the area of North Finchley and Whetstone was North End - first recorded in 1462. North Finchley did not develop into an urban area until after the enclosure of Finchley Common after 1816. Prior to that, in 1627, Thomas Rawson was allowed to construct a windmill and house which by 1722 had also become an inn, the Windmill. By 1754 the inn was called the Swan with Two Nicks and had ceased as a mill. The site is now a police garage.

Charles Jacques built twenty one cottages in Lodge Lane around 1824 and constructed Torrington Cottage as a residence. By the 1830s there were other houses and in 1837 a dissenting chapel, "Cottagers Chapel", which had been converted from the stables of Orchard Cottage.

By 1839 North Finchley had at least five retail outlets including a blacksmith called Elizabeth Humphreys. These were on Lodge Lane rather than on the High Road. Incidentally Lodge Lane was the home of Private John Parr the first British soldier to be killed in World War I, and the actor David Jason.

In 1851 there was a regular ’bus service running from the Torrington to Charing Cross and railway connections had been established with London, first at New Southgate. During the 1850s and 1860s Woodside Lane, Torrington Park, Friern Park, Grove Road, Finsbury Road (now Finchley Park) had all been laid out. In 1872 the Edgware, Highgate and London Railway opened Torrington Park Station which was renamed Woodside Park in 1882. It was during the construction of a railway through Finchley from 1864 that a Reverend Henry Stephens opened a mission for the navvies working on the line. A church had been constructed by 1869 which was formally opened in 1870 as Christ Church. It became a new parish in 1872. By 1874 it was said that there were 350 dwellings within this ecclesiastical parish.

In 1905 the Metropolitan Electric Tramways (the M.E.T.) opened a tramline between Highgate and Whetstone and this was crossed by another from New Southgate to Golders Green from 1909. To facilitate this a tramway depot was opened in Woodberry Grove. Trams combined with motorbus services promoted the development of the retail district we see today. During the 1930s the old Ballards Lane, which terminated where the Embassy Lounge (formerly called the Purple Rain Bar, before that the Cherry Tree and previously the Coach Stop) is today, was replaced by a new road called Kingsway. In 1937 the new plot created by this diversion became the location for the Gaumont Cinema. This was demolished in 1987 to be replaced with the recently opened Arts Depot.

All Saints’ CofE Primary School:   All Saints’ Primary is a voluntary-aided mixed school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Brook Road:   Brook Walk is a pathway through the St Pancras and Islington Cemetery.
Dwight School London:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 18.
Friern Barnet:   Friern Barnet is located at the intersection of Colney Hatch Lane (running north and south), Woodhouse Road (taking westbound traffic towards North Finchley) and Friern Barnet Road (leading east towards New Southgate).
Friern Barnet School:   Community school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Holly Park Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Joint Road, N10:   Joint Road is the northeast entrance into the St Pancras and Islington Cemetery.
St John’s CofE Junior Mixed and Infant School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
St Paul’s CofE Primary School N11:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Summerside Primary Academy:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Compton School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Woodhouse College:   Woodhouse College is a further education establishment which accepts students between the ages of 16 and 19.

Agnesfield Close, N12 · Arncliffe Close, N11 · Asher Loftus Way, N11 · Balmoral Avenue, N11 · Barfield Avenue, N20 · Baron Close, N11 · Baxendale, N20 · Beaconsfield Close, N11 · Beaconsfield Road, N11 · Beaconsfield Road, N20 · Bellevue Mews, N11 · Bellevue Road, N11 · Bethune Avenue, N11 · Bookbinders Cottages, N20 · Carlton Road, N11 · Catterick Close, N11 · Cheddar Close, N11 · Colney Hatch Lane, N11 · Coppetts Close, N12 · Coppetts Wood Avenue, N12 · Coverdale Road, N11 · Crescent Road, N11 · Crescent Way, N12 · Crossway, N12 · Derwent Crescent, N20 · Duchess Close, N11 · Dudrich Close, N11 · East Crescent, N11 · East Cresent, N11 · Elm Way, N11 · Fallowfields Drive, N12 · Fenstanton Avenue, N12 · Ferncroft Avenue, N12 · Firs Avenue, N11 · Friary Road, N12 · Friern Barnet Lane, N11 · Friern Barnet Road, N11 · Garthway, N12 · Glenthorne Road, N11 · Goldsmith Road, N11 · Grassington Close, N11 · Greenway Close, N11 · Halliwick Court Parade, N12 · Halliwick Court, N12 · Halton Close, N11 · Hampden Way, N11 · Hartland Road, N11 · Harwood Close, N12 · Hatley Close, N11 · Hawthornden Close, N12 · Hemington Avenue, N11 · Hillside Avenue, N11 · Hilton Avenue, N12 · Hollickwood Avenue, N12 · Holly Park Road, N11 · Hollyfield Avenue, N11 · Horsham Avenue, N12 · Ingleway, N12 · Joint Road, N10 · Kennard Road, N11 · Kensington Close, N11 · Kettlewell Close, N11 · Laburnham Close, EN5 · Laburnum Close, N11 · Larch Close, N11 · Leadbeaters Close, N11 · Legion Way, N12 · Lewes Road, N12 · Link Road, N11 · Links Court, N20 · Lyndhurst Avenue, N11 · Lyndhurst Avenue, N12 · Macdonald Road, N11 · Manor Drive, N20 · Marlborough Close, N20 · Martock Gardens, N11 · North Circular Road, N12 · Oakleigh Road Northwhetstone, N20 · Otley Court, N11 · Park Way, N11 · Parkhurst Road, N11 · Pegasus Way, N10 · Pegasus Way, N11 · Petworth Road, N12 · Pickering Gardens, N11 · Pinkham Way, N12 · Pollard Road, N20 · Pond Close, N12 · Poplar Grove, N11 · Porters Way, N12 · Princess Park Manor, N11 · Queen’s Parade Close, N11 · Radstock Close, N11 · Ramsden Road, N11 · Regal Drive, N11 · Ribblesdale Avenue, N11 · Royal Drive, N11 · Shapwick Close, N11 · Short Way, N12 · Silver Birch Close, N11 · Skipton Close, N11 · Sparkford Gardens, N11 · St James Avenue, N20 · St John Cottages, N12 · St Johns Villas, N11 · Stanford Road, N11 · Summerfields Avenue, N12 · Summers Lane, N12 · Summers Row, N12 · Sunny Way, N12 · Swan Lane, N20 · Sweets Way, N20 · Sycamore Hill, N11 · The Broadway, N11 · The Crescent, N11 · The Ridgeway, N11 · Thurlestone Avenue, N12 · Torrington Park, N11 · Viscount Close, N11 · Wensley Close, N11 · Wharfdale Close, N11 · Whetstone Close, N20 · Whitefriars Court, N12 · Winterburn Close, N11 · Woodhouse Road, N12 · Woodleigh Avenue, N12 · [no name], N11 ·

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