Bryan Avenue, NW10

Road in/near Willesden, existing between 1935 and now

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Bryan Avenue runs from Peter Avenue to Donnington Road in Willesden.

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My mum worked as a Clippie out from Middle Row Bus Garage and was conductress to George Marsh Driver. They travel the City and out to Ruislip and Acton duiring the 1950’s and 1960’s. We moved to Langley and she joined Windsor Bus Garage and was on the Greenline buses after that. It was a real family of workers from Middle Row and it formed a part of my early years in London. I now live in New Zealand, but have happy memories of the early years of London Transport and Middle Row Garage. Still have mum’s bus badge. Happy times they were.
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Deliveroo and UberEats restaurant clients face new rules
Restaurants face having to seek planning permission if they heavily use food delivery apps.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-42329666
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Grenfell fire fundraiser shortlisted for $1m global teacher prize
Grenfell fire fundraiser shortlisted for $1m global teacher prize

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/dec/13/grenfell-fire-fundraiser-shortlisted-for-1m-global-teacher-prize
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Londoners given GP access over weekends and evenings
An extra 75,000 appointments are available across the capital each month.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42308811
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UK jobs boom is petering out, claims employers’ survey
Manpower poll shows hiring staff is flatlining in London and depicts firms as the least confident for five years about taking on new workersBritain’s employers are the most pessimistic about hiring staff than at any time in five years, underscoring fears over the number of new jobs available as the country prepares to leave the EU. A poll of 2,102 employers across nine different industry sectors found a net balance of just 4% were planning to increase staff levels rather than make cuts in the final months of the year. Related: UK employment falls for first time since aftermath of Brexit vote Productivity is an economic measure of the efficiency of a workforce. It typically measures the level of output per hour of work, or per worker. Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/dec/12/uk-jobs-boom-is-petering-out-claims-employers-survey
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The allegations are reportedly made in secret recordings leaked to the Sunday Times.
The allegations are reportedly made in secret recordings leaked to the Sunday Times.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42301350
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London emergency services carry out training exercise at Israeli embassy
London emergency services carry out training exercise at Israeli embassy

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/dec/10/london-emergency-services-carry-out-training-exercise-at-israeli-embassy
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Heavy snow sparks travel disruption as four major Tube lines crippled by weather-related problems
Heavy snow caused disruption for Londoners travelling across the capital, with major routes affected by the weather conditions.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/transport/heavy-snow-sparks-travel-disruption-at-london-euston-and-three-major-lines-crippled-by-a3714951.html
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South London gang holds man hostage and raids his parents’ home
South London gang holds man hostage and raids his parents’ home

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/dec/09/south-london-gang-hold-man-hostage-and-raid-his-parents-home
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Hackney Council posters attack London police cuts
The council is encouraging residents to write to the Home Secretary demanding an end to police cuts.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42280533
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Grenfell victims’ families ’should be placed at heart of inquiry’
Organisation supporting families and survivors says inquiry can only succeed if voices of bereaved and survivors are not silenced Bereaved relatives and survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire must be placed at the heart of the inquiry into the disaster, an organisation supporting them has urged.The plea by Inquest for victims’ families and their lawyers to be able participate more fully comes before a two-day hearing of the inquiry, which starts in central London on Monday. Related: Grenfell fire: response failings highlighted in report on tragedy Related: The astonishing neglect of Grenfell survivors is part of a national malaise | Pilgrim Tucker Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/dec/09/grenfell-victims-families-should-be-placed-at-heart-of-inquiry
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Wormwood Scrubs prison sees ’surge in violence’
Inspectors find areas of the west London jail are strewn with litter, which is attracting rats.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42273477
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Inspector finds dramatic increase in violence inside London prison
HMP Wormwood Scrubs introduces patrol dogs and body-worn cameras for staffin bid to reduce attacksPatrol dogs, body-worn cameras for staff and extra CCTV have been urgently drafted into Wormwood Scrubs jail in London after the chief inspector of prisons found high levels of serious violence, including 90 attacks on staff in six months. Related: Wormwood Scrubs prison staff walk out over safety concerns Related: Elite prison squad deployed to jails 580 times last year Related: Ministers face an uphill battle to reform failing and decrepit jails | Erwin James Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/dec/08/wormwood-scrubs-inspector-dramatic-increase-violence-london-prison
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Man arrested after fight outside Parliamentary bar
A Commons employee was arrested on suspicion of GBH and another taken to hospital after the incident on Tuesday evening.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42254889
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Four out of five Grenfell families still need homes, says support group
Almost half of those made homeless by tower block fire face spending Christmas in hotel rooms, according to Grenfell UnitedFour out of five families made homeless by the Grenfell Tower fire are still looking for homes almost six months after the disaster, and almost half face Christmas in hotel rooms, according to Grenfell United, the support group made up of families who survived the fire.Out of the 208 households that needed rehousing after the fire, 118 will still be in emergency accommodation or with friends over the holiday period, including 29 families with children. A further 48 households have accepted permanent housing offers, but have not yet moved in and are currently still in temporary homes, Grenfell United said. Related: Grenfell five months on: ’They are not the same children as they were’ Related: Grenfell fire: only 10 households affected have permanent homes Related: Grenfell survivors may boycott public inquiry unless they get bigger role Continue reading...

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/dec/07/grenfell-families-need-home-support-group
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Profumo affair model Christine Keeler dies aged 75
The model, who made headlines after her affair with a cabinet minister in the 1960s, dies aged 75.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42245839
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VIEW THE WILLESDEN AREA IN THE 1800s
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Willesden

Willesden before it was absorbed by London, was the most populous borough in Middlesex.

The name derives from the Anglo-Saxon Willesdune, meaning the "Hill of the Spring" and a settlement bearing this name dates back to 939 AD.

Willesden was bounded on the north-east by the Roman Watling Street, later Edgware Road, on the north and west by the river Brent, and on the south-east by the Kilburn brook. An ancient track, some of it forming part of Harrow Road and Kilburn Lane, marked most of the southern boundary. The soil is mostly heavy and poorly drained clay, probably once covered by thick oak forest and well-adapted to the grass farming that characterised the area from the 18th century.

From the 14th to 16th centuries, the town was a place of pilgrimage due to the presence of two ancient statues of the Virgin Mary at the Church of St Mary. One of these statues is thought to be a Black Madonna, which was insulted by the Lollards, taken to Thomas Cromwell’s house and burnt in 1538 on a large bonfire of "notable images" including those of Walsingham, Worcester and Ipswich. There was also a "holy well" which was thought to possess miraculous qualities, particularly for blindness and other eye disorders.

The river Brent, running from north-east to south-west, flooded frequently. It was dammed between 1835 and 1839 to form the Welsh Harp along the northern boundary, but although the reservoir and feeders to the canal reduced the Brent it remained capable of serious flooding. The principal tributary of the Brent in Willesden was the Mitchell brook which entered the Brent north of Stonebridge and was itself formed from two tributaries. The northern branch, called the Sherrick or Slade brook, rose near Edgware Road at Cricklewood and flowed through Sherrick green where it was joined by a stream flowing northwards from Willesden Green. The southern branch rose south of Willesden Green and flowed west and north through the open fields. South-east of the Brondesbury ridge the land drained into the Kilburn brook, also known as West Bourne, Ranelagh Sewer, or Bayswater rivulet.

The parish of Willesden remained predominantly rural up until 1875, when its population was 18,500. However, this changed with the opening of the Metropolitan Railway (later the Metropolitan line) station of Willesden Green on 24 November 1879. By 1906 the population had grown to 140,000, a phenomenon of rapid growth that was to be repeated in the 1920s in neighbouring areas such as Harrow. The Metropolitan line service was withdrawn in 1940, when the station was served by the Bakerloo line, and later the Jubilee line.

Willesden became an urban district in 1894 and a municipal borough in 1933. In 1965, it joined Wembley and Kingsbury in the London Borough of Brent.

World War I caused Willesden to change from a predominantly middle class suburb to a working class part of London. After the war, Willesden grew rapidly as many factories opened up with numerous flats and houses. The local council encouraged building to prevent large unemployment and decline. To the present day, Willesden has been shaped by the patterns of migration which marks it out as one of the most diverse areas in the United Kingdom. City of London Corporation records show that the first black person recorded in Brent was Sarah Eco, who was christened in St. Mary’s Church in Willesden on 15 September 1723. The 1901 United Kingdom census recorded that 42% of the population was born in London. In 1923, the specialist coach builder Freestone and Webb established their base in Willesden, producing bespoke cars on Rolls-Royce and Bentley chassis until 1956.



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Willesden:   Willesden before it was absorbed by London, was the most populous borough in Middlesex.


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Land ownership in Willesden (1823) FREE DOWNLOAD
Map of land ownership in the Willesden area in 1823
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John Rocque Map of Hampstead (1762).
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map of Hampstead covers an area stretching from the edge in the northwest of present-day Dollis Hill to Islington in the southeast.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

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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