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Lyn
Lyn    
Added: 13 Jul 2018 22:41 GMT   
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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
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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

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

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

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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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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: Brent Cross
Council pension accounts could be late due to outsourcing issues

The council could miss submitting its audited pension accounts by the official deadline due to outsourcing problems.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16365351.barnet-council-pensions-accounts-delayed/?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

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Post by LDNnews: Mill Hill East
Wembley Park to mark International Busking Day

Street performers from around London will take part a celebration at Wembley Stadium to mark International Busking day on Saturday.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16365786.wembley-park-to-mark-international-busking-day/?ref=rss

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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

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon
Suffragette’s birthday honoured by borough
A "trailblazing" suffragette’s birthday was celebrated with a party on Sunday.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16362231.suffragettes-birthday-honoured-by-barnet/?ref=rss

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Taxi drivers protest again congestion charge

A group of taxi drivers have hit out at the Mayor of London as they face proposals which could see them having to pay the congestion charge.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16365648.taxi-drivers-protest-against-congestion-charge/?ref=rss

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
Bank branch formally opened by MP
An MP has cut the ribbon, officially opening a newly refurbished bank branch.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16365569.barclays-branch-formally-opened-by-mp-mike-freer/?ref=rss

VIEW THE COLINDALE AREA IN THE 1750s
The 1750 Rocque map is bounded by Sudbury (NW), Snaresbrook (NE), Eltham (SE) and Hampton Court (SW).
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VIEW THE COLINDALE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE COLINDALE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE COLINDALE AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE COLINDALE AREA IN THE 1900s
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Colindale

Colindale is an area of north London lying to the northwest of Hendon.

Formerly in the borough and ancient parish of Hendon, Colindale was essentially the dale between Mill Hill and Burroughs. By the middle of the 20th century, it had come to include that part of the Edgware Road between The Hyde, and Burnt Oak.

The area is named after a 16th century family of the same name. Until the 20th century Collindale, was without any buildings save for a large house called Collindale Lodge, Collindale Farm, and a few cottages. (A spelling with two L’s has been used, as on this printed in 1873.) All of these properties were on Collindeep Lane, which had in the medieval period been an alternative route out of London (via Hampstead, Golders Green, and Hendon) to the Edgware Road. By the end of the 16th century it was not often used as a main road, and by the middle part of the 19th century was called Ancient Street.

By the end of the 19th century cheap land prices made Colindale attractive to developers. Colindale Hospital was started in 1898 as an asylum for the long term sick of central London, and The Government Lymph Establishment for making vaccines was built in 1907. By 1996 the majority of the hospital was closed, and at present lies mostly derelict. In 1902 the British Museum built a new depository, and kept the newspaper collection there from 1934.

Garston’s Ltd established a trunk factory in 1901, as well as a row of cottages called Leatherville, as such they constitute the first manufacturer in the Collindale. By 1914 there was already housing between Colindale Avenue and Annesley avenues mostly to house the workers of these endeavours. Immediately after the First World War a number of other manufacturing companies came to Colindale. Franco Illuminated Signs came to Aerodrome Road in 1922. They made their money making the lights for the Franco British Exhibition (1909), from which they took their name (later abbreviated to Franco). They were best known for the neon signs to be found in Piccadilly from the 1920s to the 1970s. Frigidaire started in a wooden shack in Aerodrome Road, employing 11 people in 1923, and selling the first automatic household fridges in England. The reason why many of these and other companies chose Colindale was that there was land available for expansion. However by 1923 the tube railway reached Colindale, land prices increased and factory expansion was not realisable. A number of industries looked elsewhere for premises. In 1931 Fridgdaire, for example, decided to build a new manufacturing plant on the Edgware Road and had moved its entire operations there by 1946.

Colindale station opened on 18 August 1924 on what was then the Hampstead and Highgate Line as the first station on the second section of the Underground’s extension to Edgware.

After the station opened suburban development was rapid, and by 1939 much of the western side was semi-detached housing. Typical is the Colin Park Estate built by F. H. Stucke & Co, built around Colindeep Lane (1927). A number of the houses on this estate are by the architect E. G. Trobridge. St Matthias started as a mission church in 1905. Its permanent building was opened in 1934 and rebuilt 1971-3. Colindale infants’ school was started in Colindeep Lane in 1921, with a new building constructed in Woodfield Avenue in 1933. In September of 1940 Colindale tube station and the Newpaper Library (rebuilt 1957) were bombed, and the site was visited by George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the late Queen Mother. The V1 flying bombs hit Colindale Hospital on 1 July 1944 killing four members of the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force.

Places of interest include the British Library newspaper depository, the Royal Air Force Museum, Barnet College, and the Peel Centre (better known as Hendon Police College).

A small brook, a tributary of the River Brent called the Silk Stream, runs north to south. Here also is the Grahame Park Estate, built on the former Hendon Aerodrome.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Barnfield Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Beis Yaakov Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Blessed Dominic Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Brent River College:   Pupil referral unit which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
British Library Newspapers:   The British Library Newspapers section is based in Colindale in North London.
Colindale:   Colindale is an area of north London lying to the northwest of Hendon.
Goldbeaters Farm:   Goldbeaters already existed by the 14th century.
Goldbeaters Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Grahame Park:   Grahame Park was built on the site of the old Hendon Aerodrome.
Lyndhurst Park:   
Menorah Grammar School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
Oliver Goldsmith Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Plough Inn:   The Plough at Kingsbury Green was established in 1748.
RAF Museum:   The Royal Air Force Museum London, commonly known as the RAF Museum, is a museum located on the former Hendon Aerodrome, dedicated to the history of aviation and the British Royal Air Force.
Roe Green:   Roe Green was an original garden village.
Roe Green Infant School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Roe Green Park:   
Southover Partnership School:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 8 and 19. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
St James’ Catholic High School:   Voluntary aided school (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
The Annunciation Catholic Infant School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
The Annunciation RC Junior School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
The Village School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 19.
Torah Vodaas:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Watling Park:   
Wingfield and Stonegrove Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Woodcroft Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
The Edgware Road in Colindale:   Looking northwest along the Edgware Road at the junction with Colindale Avenue.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abbots Road, HA8 · Acklington Drive, NW9 · Aerodrome Road, NW4 · Aerodrome Road, NW9 · Aeroville, NW9 · Airco Close, NW9 · Angus Gardens, NW9 · Annesley Avenue, NW9 · Arundel Gardens, HA8 · Ash Tree Dell, NW9 · Audax, NW9 · Aviation Drive, NW9 · Avion Crescent, NW9 · Barnhill Road, NW9 · Benningholme Road, HA8 · Beverley Drive, NW9 · Blundell Road, HA8 · Blundell Road, NW9 · Booth Road, HA8 · Booth Road, NW9 · Boulevard Drive, NW9 · Bovingdon Lane, NW9 · Bowater Close, NW9 · Braemar Gardens, NW9 · Brent Park Road, NW9 · Briar Walk, HA8 · Broadhead Strand, NW9 · Broadview, NW9 · Brook Walk, HA8 · Brooklea Close, NW9 · Buck Lane, NW9 · Byron Avenue, NW9 · Capitol Way, NW9 · Cardinal Close, HA8 · Carlisle Road, NW9 · Cecil Road, NW9 · Chancellor Place, NW9 · Charcot Road, NW9 · Chequers Close, NW9 · Cherry Close, NW9 · Clayton Field, NW9 · Colchester Road, HA8 · Colin Close, NW9 · Colin Parade, NW9 · Colin Park Road, NW9 · Colindale Avenue, NW9 · Comet, NW9 · Coningsby Avenue, NW9 · Coniston Gardens, NW9 · Corner Mead, NW9 · Cranfield Drive, NW9 · Cressingham Road, HA8 · Crispin Road, HA8 · Crummock Gardens, NW9 · Denmark Hill Drive, NW9 · Derwent Avenue, NW9 · Douglas, NW9 · Dryfield Road, HA8 · Eagle Drive, NW9 · East Drive, NW9 · Edgware Road, NW9 · Edwin Road, HA8 · Elmwood Crescent, NW9 · Elvington Lane, NW9 · Ember Court, NW9 · Ennerdale Drive, NW9 · European Business Centre, NW9 · Evelyn Avenue, NW9 · Everglade Strand, NW9 · Eversfield Gardens, HA8 · Eversfield Gardens, NW7 · Fairfields Close, NW9 · Fairfields Crescent, NW9 · Fairway Avenue, NW9 · Falcon Way, NW9 · Ferndene, NW9 · Five Acre, NW9 · Forest Gate, NW9 · Fortescue Road, HA8 · Fulbeck Drive, NW9 · Further Acre, NW9 · Galy, NW9 · Gaydon Lane, NW9 · Gervase Road, HA8 · Gilbert Grove, HA8 · Gloucester Grove, HA8 · Gold Hill, HA8 · Gold Lane, HA8 · Goldbeaters Grove, HA8 · Grahame Park Health Centre The Concourse, NW9 · Grahame Park Health Centre, NW9 · Grahame Park Way, NW9 · Grahame Park, NW9 · Great Field, NW9 · Great Strand, NW9 · Greenway Close, NW9 · Greenway Gardens, NW9 · Gresswell, NW9 · Grove Crescent, NW9 · Grove Park, NW9 · Halt Parade, NW9 · Hanshaw Drive, HA8 · Harrier Road, NW9 · Hay Lane, NW9 · Haydon Close, NW9 · Hayland Close, NW9 · Hazel Close, NW9 · Hemswell Drive, NW9 · Heritage Avenue, NW9 · Heybourne Crescent, NW9 · Heywood Avenue, NW9 · High Meadow Crescent, NW9 · Highcroft, NW9 · Highfield Avenue, NW9 · Highfield Close, NW9 · Hill View Gardens, NW9 · Hillside, NW9 · Holmstall Avenue, NW9 · Homefield Road, HA8 · Hook Walk, HA8 · Horsecroft Road, HA8 · Hudson, NW9 · Hundred Acre, NW9 · Islip Gardens, HA8 · Joslin Avenue, NW9 · Kenley Avenue, NW9 · Kent Court, NW9 · Kestrel Close, NW9 · Kingsbury Road, NW9 · Lanacre Avenue, HA8 · Lanacre Avenue, NW9 · Lancaster Close, NW9 · Langham Gardens, HA8 · Langham Road, HA8 · Larch Green, NW9 · Larkway Close, NW9 · Lingard Avenue, NW9 · Linklea Close, NW9 · Little Strand, NW9 · Lodore Gardens, NW9 · Long Field, NW9 · Long Mead, NW9 · Lower Strand, NW9 · Manor Way, NW9 · Maple Gardens, HA8 · Mardale Drive, NW9 · Martynside, NW9 · Mead Court, NW9 · Meadow Way, NW9 · Millfield Road, HA8 · Milling Road, HA8 · Milton Avenue, NW9 · Moineau, NW9 · Montrose Avenue, NW9 · Mornington Close, NW9 · Mostyn Road, HA8 · Mount Drive, NW9 · Mountaire Court, NW9 · Near Acre, NW9 · North Acre, NW9 · North Green, NW9 · North Way, NW9 · Norwich Walk, HA8 · Nurse Close, HA8 · Oak Tree Dell, NW9 · Old Kenton Lane, NW9 · Oldberry Road, HA8 · Orchard Gate, NW9 · Pageant Avenue, NW9 · Park Gardens, NW9 · Park Road, NW4 · Park Road, NW9 · Pasteur Close, NW9 · Pear Close, NW9 · Peel Drive, NW9 · Playfield Road, HA8 · Portman Gardens, NW9 · Priestley Way, NW9 · Propeller Way, NW4 · Propeller Way, NW9 · Quakers Course, NW9 · Randall, NW9 · Raven Close, NW9 · Ridge Close, NW9 · Rose Glen, NW9 · Ross Court, NW9 · Rydal Gardens, NW9 · Sandhurst Road, NW9 · Sheaveshill Parade, NW9 · Silkstream Parade, HA8 · Silkstream Road, HA8 · South Mead, NW9 · Southbourne Avenue, NW9 · Springfield Gardens, NW9 · Springfield Mount, NW9 · St Alphage Walk, HA8 · St Georges Avenue, NW9 · Stag Lane, NW9 · Stancroft, NW9 · Stonecrop Close, NW9 · Storksmead Road, HA8 · Summit Avenue, NW9 · Summit Close, NW9 · Sunny View, NW9 · Sunnyside Terrace, NW9 · Swan Drive, NW9 · Tangmere Way, NW9 · Technology Park, NW9 · Tewkesbury Gardens, NW9 · The Broadway, NW9 · The Concourse, NW9 · The Greenhouse, NW9 · The Greenway, NW9 · The Grove, NW9 · The Mall, NW9 · The Meads, HA8 · The Retreat, NW9 · The Ridgeway, NW9 · Thirleby Road, HA8 · Tintern Avenue, NW9 · Trenchard Close, NW9 · Trevor Gardens, HA8 · Trevor Road, HA8 · Tyre Lane, NW9 · Uphill Drive, NW9 · Valentine, NW9 · Varley Parade, NW9 · Wakemans Hill Avenue, NW9 · Walter Walk, HA8 · Wardell Field, NW9 · Warmwell Avenue, NW9 · Westfield Close, NW9 · Windover Avenue, NW9 · Wingfield Children Family Centre, NW9 · Withers Mead, NW9 · Wolsey Grove, 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."
Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
London Transport

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.
London Transport

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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