Wentworth Avenue, N3

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Wentworth Avenue is one of the streets of London in the N3 postal area.



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Marian
Marian   
Added: 18 Mar 2018 09:23 GMT   
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Post by Marian: High Street Barnet

No, it?s not the parade of shops you mention, it?s Middle Row which was demolished in 1889 and was situated to the south of the parish church literally in the middle of the High Street!

Jan
Jan   
Added: 15 Mar 2018 09:57 GMT   
IP: 92.30.46.73
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Post by Jan: The Fairway, N14

We lived here from 1991 until 2008. Southgate and Oakwood stations within walking distance - Oakwood the nearest. A lovely, green and spacious area with Trent Country Park a few minutes walk (opposite Oakwood Station). Good transport links to London/Enfield/Hertfordshire. Unfortunately the opening of Asda Supermarket led to a decline of the area with many of the shops closing. When we left in 2008, many of the shops were open and it was a thriving high street. Iconic Art Deco Southgate station is a sight to see. Even Oakwood station has some Art Deco features - the old newsagent kiosk. Southagate is full of history too.

There was a large dairy when we moved there, but overtime this closed and was replaced with houses (where isn?t?). Enfield Town and Gentleman?s Row are worth a visit. First cash machine at the Barclays Bank in Enfield Town

Lynne Hqapgood
Lynne Hqapgood   
Added: 12 Feb 2018 11:05 GMT   
IP: 213.122.132.80
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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.

Cassandra Green
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Added: 19 Sep 2017 21:39 GMT   
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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.

LDNnews
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Added: 21 May 2018 17:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Totteridge
Commuters face rush hour hell over train timetable shake-up

Commuters faced disruption during Monday morning’s rush-hour as trains were cancelled amid the largest timetable change across Britain for decades.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16239864.Commuters_face_rush_hour_hell_over_train_timetable_shake-up/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon
Man stabbed in ’violent attack’ dies

A 20-year-old man repeatedly stabbed in the street has died three days later.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16238878.Man_stabbed_in__violent_attack__dies/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Woodside Park
Fire Brigade called to garage in weekend blaze

A fire caused damage to a commercial property at the weekend.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16239501.Fire_Brigade_called_to_garage_in_weekend_blaze/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Totteridge And Whetstone
The incredible doctor who has helped save hundreds of children’s lives

A doctor who has helped save hundreds of children’s lives been chosen from hundreds of people to win an award to mark the NHS’s 70th birthday.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16239510.The_incredible_doctor_who_has_helped_save_hundreds_of_children_s_lives/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
New mayor of Barnet to be appointed
A new mayor and cabinet will be appointed when Barnet Council meets for the first time since local elections this week.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16240041.New_mayor_of_Barnet_to_be_appointed/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Cockfosters
'I held my son in my arms praying for a miracle': father gives heartbreaking account to Grenfell Tower inquiry of losing his unborn son
Follow the latest on the Grenfell Tower inquiry LIVE here

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/grenfell-tower-inquiry-father-gives-heartbreaking-account-of-losing-his-unborn-son-a3844576.html

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Post by LDNnews: Mill Hill East

Man in his 20s becomes 64th London murder victim this year


A fatal stabbing has brought the capital’s 2018 murder toll to 65 people after a young man died this morning in Mitcham, south-west London.


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Added: 20 May 2018 18:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
How fame took its toll on Dennis Price
My house is full of film books. I suspect several hundred but I lost count. It provides me with my own research library and I am always adding to the collection. If we ever get a film and television heritage centre in Borehamwood then I will donate them so they can help create a reference library. Alas, that does not seem to be on the horizon but one can always hope.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16226131.How_fame_took_its_toll_on_Dennis_Price/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Brent Cross
Half term activities at the arts centre

Harrow Arts Centre has you covered with a packed programme of creative workshops, fun film activity days and family theatre.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16235446.Half_term_activities_at_the_arts_centre/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Mill Hill East
Antonio Conte: I am committed but I can’t change, says Chelsea boss
Antonio Conte says he is "committed" to Chelsea - but adds he cannot change his style of management if he stays.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/44186442

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VIEW THE FINCHLEY CENTRAL AREA IN THE 1750s
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Finchley Central

Finchley Central is a tube station which covers the central part of Finchley - an area formerly called Church End.

Finchley formed an ancient parish in the county of Middlesex, becoming a municipal borough in 1933, and has been part of Greater London since 1965.

The main road runs on a north-south axis, and is called Regents Park Road from the North Circular Road until it reaches the station, where the name changes to Ballards Lane. Its heart is the ancient district around the St Mary's Church, where the imposing tower of Pardes House (formally Christ's College Finchley), is a landmark. There is a public library, Church End Library and Finchley police station. Along Ballards Lane, close to the station, is a retail district with some Victorian and Edwardian shoping parade as well as modern shops including Tesco.

To the southeast, along East End Road are two institutions of note Avenue House home to the Finchley Society, and a Jewish cultural centre the Sternberg Centre. South, along Regents Park Road is College Farm the last farm in Finchley, and a statue, referred to locally as 'The Naked Lady', but more properly called La Delivrance. Victoria Park is the home of Finchley Carnival, a large fun fair held every year in July, dating back to 1905.

Finchley Central station opened on 22 August 1867 as part of the Great Northern Railway's line between Finsbury Park and Edgware stations. As part of London Underground's Northern Heights plan, Northern line trains started serving the station in 1940 and main line passenger services ended in 1941.

The station was originally named 'Finchley and Hendon'.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Lovers Walk, N3:   Lovers Walk is an old thoroughfare which was never upgraded to become a road in its own right,
Manorside Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Moss Hall Infant School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 7.
Moss Hall Junior School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Moss Hall Nursery School:   Local authority nursery school (Nursery) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 5.
Pardes House Grammar School:   Pardes House Grammar School is an independent north London secondary school for Orthodox Jewish boys which accepts students between the ages of 10 and 16.
Pardes House Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abingdon Road, N3 · Albert Place, N3 · Avondale Road, N3 · Ballards Lane, N3 · Berkeley Court, N3 · Brownlow Road, N3 · Chaville Way, N3 · Chesterfield Road, N12 · Chesterfield Road, N3 · Claigmar Gardens, N3 · Claverley Grove, N3 · Claverley Villas, N3 · College Terrace, N3 · Cornwall Avenue, N3 · Court House Gardens, N3 · Court House Road, N3 · Crescent Rise, N3 · Crescent Road, N3 · Dancastle Court, N3 · Dollis Road, N3 · Dollis Valley Green Walk, N3 · Dolman Close, N3 · Dorset Mews, N3 · Elm Court, N3 · Elm Park Road, N3 · Essex Park, N3 · Eversleigh Road, N3 · Falkland Avenue, N3 · Fursby Avenue, N3 · Glenhill Close, N3 · Gordon Road, N3 · Grosvenor Road, N3 · Grove Avenue, N3 · Gruneisen Road, N3 · Hervey Close, N3 · Hillcourt Avenue, N12 · Howcroft Crescent, N3 · Huntly Drive, N3 · Lansdowne Road, N3 · Lawford House, N3 · Lichfield Grove, N3 · Links View, N3 · Linksview, N3 · Lovers Walk, N12 · Millers Yard, N3 · Montpelier Road, N3 · Moss Hall Grove, N12 · Moss Hall Grove, N3 · Mossborough Close, N12 · Nether Close, N3 · Nether Street, N3 · Nethercourt Avenue, N3 · Nursery Avenue, N3 · Oakfield Road, N3 · Park Avenue, N3 · Park Cottages, N3 · Park View Road, N3 · Parkside, N3 · Popes Drive, N3 · Princes Avenue, N3 · Priory Close, N3 · Queens Road, N3 · Rathgar Close, N3 · Saint Paul’s Way, N3 · Sellers Hall Close, N3 · Seymour Road, N3 · Shakespeare Road, N3 · Squires Court, N3 · St Pauls Way, N3 · Station Close, N3 · Strathmore Gardens, N3 · The Grove, N3 · The Ridgeway, N3 · Vineyard Grove, N3 · Wentworth Avenue, N3 · Wentworth Close, N3 · Wentworth Park, N3 · West Avenue, N3 · Westbury Grove, N12 · Western Court, N3 · Willow Way, N3 · Wootton Grove, N3 ·

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