Watling Avenue, HA8

Road in/near Burnt Oak, existing between 1927 and now

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Watling Avenue is a large local centre forming a part of the
Burnt Oak Broadway shopping area.

During the day it is very busy, bustling, vibrant and noisy in places with shoppers and traffic movements.

The shops are mainly family businesses serving all sectors of the community but there is a predominance of shops serving the diverse population.

The environment is sometimes unpleasant directly behind the shops as the Silk Stream clogs up with silt and refuse.

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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

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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

Scott Hatton
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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
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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.

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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
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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
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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.

Scott Hatton
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Post by Scott Hatton: Borehamwood

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

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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.

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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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Edgware

Edgware tube station is a London Underground station in Edgware, in the London Borough of Barnet, in north London. The station is the terminus of the ’’Edgware branch’’ of the Northern Line.

Edgware (sometimes Edgeware) was an ancient parish in the county of Middlesex. Edgware is a Saxon name meaning Ecgi’s weir. Ecgi’s was a Saxon and the weir relates to a pond where Ecgi’s people would catch fish.

The Romans made pottery at Brockley Hill, and is thought by some to be the site of Sulloniacis. To the north west was Canons Park erected by Duke of Chandos.

From 1932 - 1965, Edgware was in the Borough of Hendon.

The majority of Edgware nowadays is a ward in the London Borough of Barnet represented by three councillors. The western edge of the Edgware Road is in the London Borough of Harrow.

It is principally a shopping and residential area and is more widely known as being a northern terminus of the Northern Line. There is a bus garage, a shopping centre called The Mall (formerly known as The Broadwalk), and a library. There is a large hospital, Edgware Hospital. There are two streams, Edgware Brook and Deans Brook, which are tributaries of the River Brent.

Edgware tube station was opened on 18 August 1924 as the terminus of the second phase of the Underground Group's extension of the Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway from Golders Green. It was designed by architect Stanley Heaps. There are three platforms, an island lying east of a single platform (platform 1). A trainshed covers the island platforms (2 and 3).

Despite having already had a railway station since 1867 (Edgware station on the London and North Eastern Railway), Edgware was, in 1924, still very much a village in character. The new Underground station was built on the north edge of the village in open fields and, as intended, the new line stimulated rapid suburban expansion along its length. By the end of the decade, what had formerly been fields was quickly being covered with new housing.

The site of the station is very close to the location intended for the unbuilt Watford and Edgware Railway's (W&ER's) station, which was intended to be built on a branch from the existing single-track LNER branch before the terminus and run through to Watford Junction via Bushey.


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.
Brent River College:   Pupil referral unit which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
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.
Deansbrook Junior School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Edgware Hospital:   Edgware General Hospital was located on Burnt Oak Broadway.
Goldbeaters Primary School:   Community school (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:   Roe Green was an original garden village.
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.
The Village School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 19.
Watling Park:   
Watling Park school:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
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 · Airco Close, NW9 · Albany Crescent, HA8 · Albany Cresent, HA8 · Arundel Gardens, HA8 · Axholme Avenue, HA8 · Back Lane, HA8 · Bacon Lane, NW9 · Banstock Road, HA8 · Barnfield Road, HA8 · Belgrave Close, NW7 · Benningholme Road, HA8 · Bernhart Close, HA8 · Birchwood Court, HA8 · Blessbury Road, HA8 · Blundell Road, HA8 · Brearley Close, HA8 · Briar Walk, HA8 · Briary Grove, HA8 · Brinkburn Close, HA8 · Brinkburn Gardens, HA8 · Brook Avenue, HA8 · Brook Walk, HA8 · Broomgrove Gardens, HA8 · Burnt Oak Broadway, HA8 · Burnt Oak Fields, HA8 · Byron Avenue, NW9 · Calder Gardens, HA8 · Cameron Crescent, HA8 · Canada Park Parade, HA8 · Capitol Way, NW9 · Cardinal Close, HA8 · Carlisle Road, NW9 · Chelsea Close, HA8 · Church Close, HA8 · Clare House, HA8 · Cobham Close, HA8 · Colchester Road, HA8 · Collier Drive, HA8 · Columbia Avenue, HA8 · Compton Close, HA8 · Constable Gardens, HA8 · Cotman Gardens, HA8 · Cressingham Road, HA8 · Crispin Road, HA8 · De Havilland Road, HA8 · Deans Close, HA8 · Deans Way, HA8 · Deansbrook Road, HA8 · Deansbrook Road, NW7 · Delamere Gardens, NW7 · Dryfield Road, HA8 · East Road, HA8 · Edrick Walk, HA8 · Edwin Road, HA8 · Elmwood Crescent, NW9 · Evelyn Avenue, NW9 · Eversfield Gardens, HA8 · Eversfield Gardens, NW7 · Fairfield Crescent, HA8 · Fairfield Cresent, HA8 · Fairway Avenue, NW9 · Farm Road, HA8 · Fortescue Road, HA8 · Fortune Avenue, HA8 · Gaskarth Road, HA8 · Gervase Road, HA8 · Gilbert Grove, HA8 · Gloucester Grove, HA8 · Goldbeaters Grove, HA8 · Goldsmith Lane, NW9 · Gordon Gardens, HA8 · Greencourt Avenue, HA8 · Greenway Close, NW9 · Greenway Gardens, NW9 · Grove Crescent, NW9 · Grove Park, NW9 · Hale Drive, NW7 · Halford Close, HA8 · Hanshaw Drive, HA8 · Hay Lane, NW9 · Hayland Close, NW9 · Holyrood Gardens, HA8 · Homefield Road, HA8 · Hook Walk, HA8 · Horsecroft Road, HA8 · Hutton Row, HA8 · Islip Gardens, HA8 · Lanacre Avenue, HA8 · Landseer Close, HA8 · Laneside, HA8 · Langham Gardens, HA8 · Langham Road, HA8 · Lawrence Crescent, HA8 · Leighton Close, HA8 · Limesdale Gardens, HA8 · Littlefield Road, HA8 · Lovatt Close, HA8 · Lyndhurst Avenue, HA8 · Lynford Close, HA8 · Maple Gardens, HA8 · Market Lane, HA8 · Meadow Gardens, HA8 · Melrose Gardens, HA8 · Millais Gardens, HA8 · Millfield Road, HA8 · Milling Road, HA8 · Milton Avenue, NW9 · Mollison Way, HA8 · Mostyn Road, HA8 · Newton Walk, 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 · Oakwood Drive, HA8 · Orange Hill Road, HA8 · Orchard Grove, HA8 · Park Gardens, NW9 · Park Way, HA8 · Pavilion Way, HA8 · Playfield Road, HA8 · Portman Gardens, NW9 · Raeburn Road, HA8 · Redhill Drive, HA8 · Rembrandt Road, HA8 · Roe End, NW9 · Roe Lane, NW9 · Roscoff Close, HA8 · Rose Glen, NW9 · Scudamore Lane, NW9 · Sefton Avenue, NW7 · Shorts Croft, NW9 · Silkstream Parade, HA8 · Silkstream Road, HA8 · South Parade, HA8 · South Road, HA8 · Southbourne Avenue, NW9 · Spalding Close, HA8 · St Alphage Walk, HA8 · St Georges Avenue, NW9 · St Margarets Road, HA8 · St. Margarets Road, HA8 · Stag Close, HA8 · Stag Lane, NW9 · Stag Lane, NW9 · Stanway Gardens, HA8 · Storksmead Road, HA8 · Strathmore Gardens, HA8 · Symphony Close, HA8 · Tennyson Avenue, NW9 · Tewkesbury Gardens, NW9 · The Chase, HA8 · The Croft, HA8 · The Greenway, NW9 · The Grove, NW9 · The Highlands, HA8 · Thirleby Road, HA8 · Tintern Avenue, NW9 · Trafalgar House, NW7 · Trevor Gardens, HA8 · Trevor Road, HA8 · Vancouver Road, HA8 · Walter Walk, HA8 · Waltham Drive, HA8 · Wardell Close, HA8 · Warren Way, HA8 · Watling Avenue, HA8 · Wenlock Road, HA8 · West Way, HA8 · Westfield Close, NW9 · Westleigh Gardens, HA8 · Whistler Gardens, HA8 · Wolsey Grove, HA8 · Woodcroft Avenue, HA8 ·
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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.
George Philip & Son, Ltd./London Geographical Society, 1932

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