Dormywood, Ruislip, Middlesex

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Dormywood is a road in the HA4 postcode area



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Louise Thompson joins Georgia May Foote at polo event in London


Louise Thompson and Georgia May Foote looked sensational as they attended the Ham Polo Club in Richmond on Thursday.


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Ashley James joins TOWIE’s Chloe Sims at dating app Badoo’s bash


Ashley James was turning heads at Badoo’s Longest Date event, hosted at Shoreditch Gardens in London on Thursday night.


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He recently gave a bombshell interview detailing the depths of his depression after his high-profile split from ex-wife Amber Heard.


He recently gave a bombshell interview detailing the depths of his depression after his high-profile split from ex-wife Amber Heard.


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Heathrow third runway: Sadiq Khan backs legal challenge
Sadiq Khan says he will support a judicial review if Parliament approves plans to expand Heathrow.

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Why London’s LGBT communities need their own base more than ever | Owen Jones
Why London’s LGBT communities need their own base more than ever | Owen Jones

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jun/21/lgbt-london-community-centre

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Haringey council accused of negligence over dangerous Tottenham blocks
Haringey council accused of negligence over dangerous Tottenham blocks

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jun/21/haringey-council-accused-of-negligence-over-dangerous-tottenham-blocks

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Woman mauled in bed by fox in Clapham flat: I'm traumatised and feared I would contract rabies
A woman mauled in her bed by a fox today warned Londoners not to leave windows open in hot weather.

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Group launches campaign for bus shelter
Group launches campaign for bus shelter

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’The NHS needs to face up to its failings’

The NHS needs to face up to its failings and ensure a scandal similar to that at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital does not happen again, a leading health chief has said.


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London's best pre-picnic pit stops for stocking up your hamper
Summer brings visions of gingham picnic rugs and wicker hampers stocked full of delicious edible goodies.

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’Grenfell two in the post’ if cladding not banned
Survivors go to Parliament to urge MPs to ban combustible cladding or be ’culpable’ for another fire.

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Grenfell Tower borough ’behaved like a property developer’
Grenfell Tower borough ’behaved like a property developer’

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Brexit news: Theresa May set for new Commons showdown as whips employ 'dark arts'
Theresa May faces another knife-edge Commons vote on Parliament’s role in Brexit today.

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You’re less likely to die young if you enjoy the odd tipple
A study showing people who enjoy the odd tipple are less likely to suffer a premature death than teetotallers has been welcomed by British cancer experts.

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VIEW THE RUISLIP COMMON AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE RUISLIP COMMON AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE RUISLIP COMMON AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE RUISLIP COMMON AREA IN THE 1860s
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Ruislip Common

Ruislip Common is still a rural area of Middlesex.

Ruislip Common once had a hamlet called Park Hearne, with a number of half-​​timbered cottages that were lost when the valley was flooded by the Regent’s Canal Company to create Ruislip Reservoir in 1811. The reservoir was designed as a feeder for the Grand Junction Canal, but never performed its task very successfully. The canal company developed the reservoir as a lido in the mid-​​1930s.

Early plans for the devel­opment of the Ruislip Manor estate proposed building houses almost to the water’s edge, but negotiations with landowners King’s College saved most of Park Wood for the public in 1932. Four years later Copse Wood and Mad Bess Wood were also acquired. Ruislip’s first council houses were built shortly afterwards on Reservoir Road.

The main lido building was demolished in 1994, after a fire the previous year, and was replaced by a pub. In 1997 English Nature designated neigh­bouring Ruislip Woods a national nature reserve, the first in a metro­politan district.

A café and woodland centre have been built at Woody Bay, which also has a new station building. At the other end of the railway line, an overflow car park has been laid out to cope with the lido’s growing popularity.

With its verdant setting, sandy beach, refreshment facilities and excellent miniature railway, Ruislip Lido justi­fiably attracts thousands of locals in summer – but few visitors come from farther afield because the amenity is something of a ‘well-​​kept secret’.

Away from the lido on the west side of the common, Breakspear crematorium is the second largest in London and is run jointly by the boroughs of Harrow and Hillingdon.

Evidence of late Bronze Age occupation has been found at Ruislip Common. Poor’s Field was first recorded as common wasteland in 1295.




LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Grangewood School:   Academy special converter which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Kings College Playing Fields:   
Ruislip Common:   Ruislip Common is still a rural area of Middlesex.
Ruislip Lido:   Just after the Second World War, Ruislip Lido, with its artificial beach, became a playground for north west London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Abercorn Grove, HA4 · Dell Farm Road, HA4 · Dormywood, HA4 · Ducks Hill Road, HA4 · Elmbridge Close, HA4 · Elmbridge Drive, HA4 · Evelyn Avenue, HA4 · Fine Bush Lane, HA4 · Fine Bush Lane, UB9 · Fore Street, HA5 · Kings College Road, HA4 · Lakeside Close, HA4 · Lovatt Drive, HA4 · Meadow Close, HA4 · Oakfield Close, HA4 · Park Avenue, HA4 · Pinn Way, HA4 · Reservoir Road, HA4 · River Close, HA4 · Sherwood Avenue, HA4 · St Martins Approach, HA4 · Withy Lane, HA4 · Wood Rise, HA5 · Woodside Close, HA4 ·

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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
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Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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