Waltham Drive, HA8

Road in/near Burnt Oak

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Waltham Drive is one of the streets in the Harrow postal district of Middlesex.



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Lyn
Lyn    
Added: 13 Jul 2018 22:41 GMT   
IP: 94.197.121.192
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Post by Lyn : Schweppes Factory

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

Lyn
Lyn    
Added: 13 Jul 2018 21:13 GMT   
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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

Paul Shepherd
Paul Shepherd   
Added: 16 Jan 2018 15:21 GMT   
IP: 90.255.234.91
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Post by Paul Shepherd: Chamberlayne Road, NW10

i lived in Rainham Rd in the 1960?s. my best friends were John McCollough and Rosalind Beevor. it was a good time to be there but local schools were not good and i got out before it went to a real slum. i gather it?s ok now.

Scott Hatton
Scott Hatton   
Added: 19 Dec 2017 20:11 GMT   
IP: 217.63.194.106
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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.

John Dye
John Dye   
Added: 1 Dec 2017 14:50 GMT   
IP: 86.131.134.236
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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.

Lesley carlton
Lesley carlton   
Added: 26 Nov 2017 22:52 GMT   
IP: 81.96.23.80
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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

John Morton
John Morton   
Added: 17 Nov 2017 14:36 GMT   
IP: 217.63.194.106
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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.

Ron
Ron   
Added: 24 Sep 2017 22:22 GMT   
IP: 92.6.6.10
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Post by Ron: Colindale

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

Martina
Martina   
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.

Scott Hatton
Scott Hatton   
Added: 30 Jun 2017 15:58 GMT   
IP: 217.63.200.50
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Post by Scott Hatton: Borehamwood

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

Irene Smith
Irene Smith   
Added: 30 Jun 2017 15:46 GMT   
IP: 217.63.200.50
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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.

LDNnews
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Added: 20 Jul 2018 04:30 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: South Kenton
Revealed: Half of robberies across England and Wales take place in London
Londoners are suffering nearly half of all the robberies that take place nationwide in a fresh indication of the surge in violent crime in the capital, official figures revealed today.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/revealed-half-of-robberies-across-england-and-wales-take-place-in-london-a3891066.html

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Added: 20 Jul 2018 00:40 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Dollis Hill
Street violence: ’For them, using a knife may seem rational’
Behind many recent murders in London are young men who are traumatised and excludedOn the afternoon of 18 April 2016, a Monday, Lewis Elwin was dropped off by a relative in Moyser Road, a residential street in Tooting, south London.The 20-year-olds’ mother and five older siblings were worried about him: they feared he was mixing with the wrong crowd, and doing so at a time when tit-for-tat violence among youth gangs was costing lives.Some can’t even cross the road without putting themselves into a dangerous locationI was sent to a school for bad kids. I had a lot of free time. I got sucked into the group lifestyle, the street lifestyleHe’s a bright boy, but he’s gullible, and he wants to be liked, he wants to be loved Continue reading...

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LDNnews
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Added: 20 Jul 2018 00:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Burnt Oak
This evening update will keep you out of the traffic

We will see a dry evening with some late sunny spells possible, followed by a mostly dry night with light winds and occasional clear periods.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16365981.this-evening-update-will-keep-you-out-of-the-traffic/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Colindale
Politician criticises government’s environment strategy
Politician criticises government’s environment strategy

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16365703.politician-criticises-governments-environment-strategy/?ref=rss

LDNnews
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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
Thunderstorm warning for tomorrow

After what seems like an eternity of dry hot weather, and no we are not complaining, it may actually rain tomorrow.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16366073.thunderstorms-could-hit-london-hertfordshire-and-essex-on-friday/?ref=rss

VIEW THE BURNT OAK AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE BURNT OAK AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE BURNT OAK AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE BURNT OAK AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE BURNT OAK AREA IN THE 1900s
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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.
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.
Chandos Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Chandos Recreation Ground:   
Edgware Hospital:   Edgware General Hospital was located on Burnt Oak Broadway.
Edgware Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Goldbeaters Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Kingsbury:   Kingsbury station was opened on 10 December 1932 as part of the Stanmore branch of the Metropolitan Railway and served by that company’s electric trains.
Kingsbury High School:   Academy converter (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Krishna Avanti Primary School:   Academy converter (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 Infant School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Southover Partnership School:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 8 and 19. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
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.
Watling Park:   
Woodcroft Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.


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 · Alpha House, NW9 · Appledore Close, HA8 · Arundel Gardens, HA8 · Axholme Avenue, HA8 · Back Lane, HA8 · Bacon Lane, HA8 · Barnfield Road, HA8 · Benningholme Road, HA8 · Berkeley Road, NW9 · Bernhart Close, HA8 · Berridge Green, HA8 · Bideford Close, HA8 · Birchwood Court, HA8 · Blessbury Road, HA8 · Blundell Road, HA8 · Bowman Trading Estate, NW9 · Brampton Road, NW9 · Briar Walk, HA8 · Briary Grove, HA8 · Brinkburn Close, HA8 · Brinkburn Gardens, HA8 · Broomgrove Gardens, HA8 · Buckingham Road, HA8 · Burnt Oak Broadway, HA8 · Burnt Oak Fields, HA8 · Calder Gardens, HA8 · Cameron Crescent, HA8 · Canada Park Parade, HA8 · Chandos Crescent, HA8 · Chandos Cresent, HA8 · Chantry Close, HA3 · Chelsea Close, HA8 · Cobham Close, HA8 · Colchester Road, HA8 · Collier Drive, HA8 · Columbia Avenue, HA8 · Constable Gardens, HA8 · Cotman Gardens, HA8 · Cowbridge Road, HA3 · Cressingham Road, HA8 · Crundale Avenue, NW9 · Dale Avenue, HA8 · De Havilland Road, HA8 · Dryburgh Gardens, NW9 · East Road, HA8 · Edgware Court, HA8 · Elmcroft Gardens, NW9 · Elmer Gardens, HA8 · Essoldo Way, HA8 · Eton Grove, NW9 · Eversfield Gardens, HA8 · Eversfield Gardens, NW7 · Fairfield Avenue, HA8 · Fortescue Road, HA8 · Fortune Avenue, HA8 · Fryent Way, NW9 · Gainsborough Gardens, HA8 · Garratt Road, 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 · Grosvenor Crescent, NW9 · Halford Close, HA8 · Handel Parade, HA8 · Handel Way, HA8 · Hanshaw Drive, HA8 · Haverford Way, HA8 · Heming Road, HA8 · Holyrood Gardens, HA8 · Homefield Road, HA8 · Honeypot Close, NW9 · Honeypot Lane, NW9 · Horsecroft Road, HA8 · Islip Gardens, HA8 · Kamrans Place, HA8 · Kingsbury Arcade, NW9 · Kingsbury Circle, NW9 · Kingsbury, NW9 · Lanacre Avenue, HA8 · Landseer Close, HA8 · Lawrence Crescent, HA8 · Leighton Close, HA8 · Leybourne Road, NW9 · Limesdale Gardens, HA8 · Littlefield Road, HA8 · Lyndhurst Avenue, HA8 · Manor Close, NW9 · Maple Gardens, HA8 · Market Lane, HA8 · Melrose Gardens, HA8 · Merlin Crescent, HA8 · Mersham Drive, NW9 · Methuen Close, HA8 · Methuen Road, HA8 · Milford Gardens, HA8 · Millais Gardens, HA8 · Millfield Road, HA8 · Milling Road, HA8 · Mollison Way, HA8 · Montgomery Road, HA8 · Mostyn Road, HA8 · Nolton Place, HA8 · North Green, NW9 · North Parade, HA8 · North Road, HA8 · North Way, NW9 · Northolme Gardens, HA8 · Norwich Walk, HA8 · Nurse Close, HA8 · Oak Gardens, HA8 · Oakleigh Avenue, HA8 · Oakleigh Court, HA8 · Orange Hill Road, HA8 · Orchard Grove, HA3 · Orchard Grove, HA8 · Overbrook Walk, HA8 · Park Way, HA8 · Pembroke Place, HA8 · Playfield Road, HA8 · Prescelly Place, HA8 · Princes Avenue, NW9 · PROW 10, HA3 · Queensbury Station Parade, HA8 · Queensbury Station Parade, NW9 · Raeburn Road, HA8 · Redhill Drive, HA8 · Rembrandt Road, HA8 · Reynolds Drive, HA8 · Roch Avenue, HA8 · Rose Bates Drive, NW9 · Rugby Road, NW9 · Ruskin Gardens, NW9 · Sedum Close, NW9 · Selwyn Court, HA8 · Sherborne Gardens, NW9 · Silkstream Parade, HA8 · Silkstream Road, HA8 · South Parade, HA8 · South Road, HA8 · Spalding Close, HA8 · Spring Villa Park, HA8 · Spring Villa Road, HA8 · Spring Villas Road, HA8 · St Alphage Walk, HA8 · St. Paul’s Avenue, HA7 · Stag Close, HA8 · Storksmead Road, HA8 · Strathmore Gardens, HA8 · Stratton Close, HA8 · Summit Close, HA8 · Sutherland Court, NW9 · Symphony Close, HA8 · Tavistock Road, HA8 · Teignmouth Close, HA8 · Tenby Road, HA8 · The Chase, HA8 · The Croft, HA8 · The Highlands, HA8 · The Parade, HA8 · Thirleby Road, HA8 · Trevor Gardens, HA8 · Trevor Road, HA8 · Valley Drive, NW9 · Vancouver Road, HA8 · Waltham Drive, HA8 · Wardell Close, HA8 · Warren Way, HA8 · Watling Avenue, HA8 · Westleigh Gardens, HA8 · Westmoreland Road, NW9 · Whistler Gardens, HA8 · Whitchurch Parade, HA8 · Wimborne Drive, NW9 · Winchester Avenue, NW9 · Winckley Close, HA3 · Winton Gardens, HA8 · Wolsey Grove, HA8 · Woodcroft Avenue, HA8 · Wyndale Avenue, NW9 ·
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Northwest Middlesex (1932) FREE DOWNLOAD
From Harrow Weald in the northwest to West Hendon in the southeast, and from Stirling Corner in the northeast to Harrow in the southwest.
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Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
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