Stag Lane Aerodrome

Airfield in/near Burnt Oak, existed between 1915 and 1934

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Stag Lane Aerodrome was a private aerodrome between 1915 and 1934.

The land for an aerodrome was purchased by the London & Provincial Aviation Company during October 1915. The company used the aerodrome for flying training during the First World War. London & Provincial ceased flying in July 1919 after a dispute with Department of Civil Aviation (see United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority), which refused them a licence.

Stag Lane became the main base of The de Havilland Aircraft Company Limited in 1920. Former wartime aircraft were refurbished in the early years, and the company designed and built large numbers of aircraft at Stag Lane in the 1920s and early 1930s. In 1934 the company moved to a larger factory and airfield at Hatfield Aerodrome, Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

Stag Lane Aerodrome was sold for housing development in 1933, though a small 15-acre (61,000 m2) site was retained as a factory and offices for The de Havilland Engine Company Limited. The last flight from the airfield was a de Havilland Hornet Moth in July 1934.

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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.
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.
Edgware Hospital:   Edgware General Hospital was located on Burnt Oak Broadway.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Burnt Oak footpath:   Burnt Oak was a suburb which went up suddenly in 1924.
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 · Albany Crescent, HA8 · Albany Cresent, HA8 · Arundel Gardens, HA8 · Axholme Avenue, HA8 · Back Lane, HA8 · Barnfield Road, HA8 · Benningholme Road, HA8 · Bernhart Close, HA8 · Birchwood Court, HA8 · Blessbury Road, HA8 · Blundell Road, HA8 · Briar Walk, HA8 · Briary Grove, HA8 · Brinkburn Close, HA8 · Brinkburn Gardens, HA8 · Broomgrove Gardens, HA8 · Burnt Oak Broadway, HA8 · Burnt Oak Fields, HA8 · Calder Gardens, HA8 · Cameron Crescent, HA8 · Canada Park Parade, HA8 · Chelsea Close, HA8 · Cobham Close, HA8 · Colchester Road, HA8 · Collier Drive, HA8 · Columbia Avenue, HA8 · Constable Gardens, HA8 · Cotman Gardens, HA8 · Cressingham Road, HA8 · De Havilland Road, HA8 · Dryburgh Gardens, NW9 · East Road, HA8 · Eversfield Gardens, HA8 · Eversfield Gardens, NW7 · Fairway Avenue, NW9 · Fortescue Road, HA8 · Fortune Avenue, HA8 · Gaskarth Road, HA8 · Gervase Road, HA8 · Gilbert Grove, HA8 · Girton Avenue, NW9 · Gloucester Grove, HA8 · Goldbeaters Grove, HA8 · Gordon Gardens, HA8 · Greencourt Avenue, HA8 · Halford Close, HA8 · Hanshaw Drive, HA8 · Holyrood Gardens, HA8 · Homefield Road, HA8 · Horsecroft Road, HA8 · Islip Gardens, HA8 · Lanacre Avenue, HA8 · Landseer Close, HA8 · Lawrence Crescent, HA8 · Leighton Close, HA8 · Limesdale Gardens, HA8 · Littlefield Road, HA8 · Lyndhurst Avenue, HA8 · Maple Gardens, HA8 · Market Lane, HA8 · Melrose Gardens, HA8 · Millais Gardens, HA8 · Millfield Road, HA8 · Milling Road, HA8 · Mollison Way, HA8 · Mostyn Road, 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 · Orange Hill Road, HA8 · Orchard Grove, HA8 · Park Way, HA8 · Playfield Road, HA8 · Raeburn Road, HA8 · Redhill Drive, HA8 · Rembrandt Road, HA8 · Silkstream Parade, HA8 · Silkstream Road, HA8 · South Parade, HA8 · South Road, HA8 · Spalding Close, HA8 · St Alphage Walk, HA8 · Stag Close, HA8 · Storksmead Road, HA8 · Strathmore Gardens, HA8 · Symphony Close, HA8 · Tewkesbury Gardens, NW9 · The Chase, HA8 · The Croft, HA8 · The Highlands, HA8 · Thirleby Road, HA8 · Tintern Avenue, NW9 · Trevor Gardens, HA8 · Trevor Road, HA8 · Vancouver Road, HA8 · Waltham Drive, HA8 · Wardell Close, HA8 · Warren Way, HA8 · Watling Avenue, HA8 · Westleigh Gardens, HA8 · Whistler Gardens, HA8 · Wimborne Drive, NW9 · Wolsey Grove, HA8 · Woodcroft Avenue, HA8 ·


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