Bideford Close, Feltham, Middlesex

Road built between the wars

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Bideford Close is a road in the TW13 postcode area



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VIEW THE FELTHAM AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE FELTHAM AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE FELTHAM AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE FELTHAM AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE FELTHAM AREA IN THE 1900s
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Feltham

Feltham, in the Domesday Book had 21 households and an annual value to its lord of the manor of six pounds sterling. It's a bit different now.

In 1784, General William Roy set out the baseline of what would become the Ordnance Survey across Hounslow Heath, passing through Feltham. General Roy is commemorated by a local pub. The MOD Defence Geographic Centre still has a base in Feltham, used as a government mapping office.

In 1831 Feltham occupied an area of 2620 acres, stretching into Hounslow Heath and had a population of 924. Feltham railway station was opened in 1848 by the Windsor Staines and South Western Railway (later the London and South Western Railway). By 1901 the parish had a population of 4534.

The main economic activity of the Feltham area was market gardening until well into the twentieth century. A popular variety of pea known as the Feltham First is so-named for being first grown in the town. The market gardens were largely replaced with light industry, gravel and aggregate extraction, and new housing from the 1930s onwards.

Feltham has been associated with land and air transport for more than a century. Feltham was in the early and mid 20th century home to Britain's second largest railway marshalling yard which was geared towards freight, and was a target for German air force bombs several times during World War II. The motor car manufacturer Aston Martin had its main factory in Feltham between 1926 (when it bought the former Whitehead Aircraft factory) and 1963.

Opened as early as 1910, Feltham Young Offenders' Institution or HM Prison Feltham is a major such institution providing a range of employments and rehabiliation schemes for young people near the town's border with Ashford and the neighbouring village of East Bedfont.

Famous former resident Freddie Mercury (born Farokh Bulsara in Zanzibar, 1946–1991) of rock band Queen was commemorated by a permanent, Hollywood-style granite star in Feltham's town-centre piazza, unveiled on 24 November 2009 (the eighteenth anniversary of Mercury's death) by Queen guitarist Brian May, alongside Freddie's mother, Jer Bulsara, and his sister.



LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Buckingham Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Cardinal Road Infant and Nursery School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 7.
Clarendon School:   Academy special converter which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 16.
Crane Park Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.
Crane Park Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 11.
Edward Pauling Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Feltham:   Feltham, in the Domesday Book had 21 households and an annual value to its lord of the manor of six pounds sterling. It's a bit different now.
Feltham North Children’s Centre(Alf Kings):   This is a children’s centre.
Hampton Common:   
Hampton High:   Academy sponsor led (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
Hampton School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 19.
Hanworth Park:   
Hanworth Park, Feltham, St George Hanworth:   
Heathfield Recreation Ground:   
Logic Studio School:   Studio schools (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 14 and 19.
Oriel Primary School:   Academy sponsor led (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Radius Park:   
Reach Academy Feltham:   Free schools (All through) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 19. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
South West Middlesex Crematorium Gardens:   
Sparrow Farm Infant and Nursery School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 7.
Sparrow Farm Junior School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
Tangley Park Children’s Centre:   This is a children’s centre.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A312, TW14 · A314, TW13 · A316, TW13 · Abbot Close, TW12 · Abbott Close, TW12 · Albemarle Avenue, TW2 · Alfred Road, TW13 · Amesbury Road, TW13 · April Close, TW13 · Arden Close, TW2 · Ashfield Avenue, TW13 · Ashford Road, TW13 · Aspen Way, TW13 · Atherley Way, TW4 · Avenue Road, TW13 · Badger Close, TW13 · Barnlea Close, TW13 · Basden Grove, TW13 · Beach Grove, TW13 · Beagle Close, TW13 · Beauclerk Close, TW13 · Becketts Close, TW14 · Bedfont Lane, TW13 · Bedfont Road Industrial Estate, TW14 · Beech Way, TW13 · Bel Lane, TW13 · Bexhill Close, TW13 · Bideford Close, TW13 · Bird Walk, TW2 · Bishops Grove, TW12 · Blakewood Close, TW13 · Bluefield Close, TW12 · BMX track, TW12 · BMX track, TW13 · Bolney Way, TW13 · Boundaries Road, TW13 · Bowsley Court, TW13 · Bracken Close, TW2 · Braid Close, TW13 · Briar Close, TW12 · Brightstone House, TW12 · Broadlands, TW13 · Brookside Close, TW13 · Browells Lane, TW13 · Browning Close, TW12 · Brunel Walk, TW2 · Buckingham Close, TW12 · Buckingham Road, TW12 · Butts Cottages, TW13 · Butts Crescent, TW13 · Byron Close, TW12 · Camden Avenue, TW13 · Camrose Avenue, TW13 · Canterbury Road, TW13 · Cardinal Road, TW13 · Carlton Avenue, TW14 · Castle Way, TW13 · Causeway, TW14 · Cavalry Tunnel, TW13 · Cavalry Tunnel, TW14 · Cavendish Terrace, TW13 · Central Parade, TW14 · Central Way, TW14 · Chalmers Way, TW14 · Chapter Way, TW12 · Charleston Close, TW13 · Chertsey Road, TW13 · Chester Avenue, TW2 · Chestnut Way, TW13 · Cheyne Avenue, TW2 · Chiltern Avenue, TW2 · Churchfields Avenue, TW13 · Clifton Avenue, TW13 · Clifton Parade, TW13 · Craigwell Avenue, TW13 · Cranleigh Road, TW13 · Cromwell Road, TW13 · Curtis Road, TW4 · Cygnet Avenue, TW14 · Danesbury Road, TW13 · De Brome Road, TW13 · Deacons Walk, TW12 · Dean Road, TW12 · Deerhurst Close, TW13 · Dellbow Road, TW14 · Denison Road, TW13 · Denning Close, TW12 · Dockwell Close, TW14 · Dockwells Estate, TW14 · Dukes Close, TW12 · Dukes Green Avenue, TW14 · Dunleary Close, TW4 · Durham Road, TW14 · Eastbourne Road, TW13 · Edmund Grove, TW13 · Elizabeth Way, TW13 · Ellerman Avenue, TW2 · Ellington Road, TW13 · Elmgate Avenue, TW13 · Elmwood Avenue, TW13 · Elvedon Road, TW13 · Embleton Walk, TW12 · Evans Grove, TW13 · Exeter Road, TW13 · Faggs Road, TW14 · Fairlawn Close, TW13 · Falcon Way, TW14 · Fareham Road, TW14 · Farm Road, TW4 · Fearnley Crescent, TW12 · Feltham Business Complex, TW13 · Feltham Hill Road, TW13 · Felthambrook Indus Estate, TW13 · Felthambrook Way, TW13 · Fernside Avenue, TW13 · Field Road, TW14 · Field View, TW13 · Finch Drive, TW14 · Forest Road, TW13 · Fountains Avenue, TW13 · Foxwood Close, TW13 · Fulmer Close, TW12 · Garden Close, TW12 · Gardner Court, TW14 · Gardner House, TW13 · Gatfield Grove, TW13 · Girling Way, TW14 · Girling Way, TW4 · Glasbrook Avenue, TW2 · Glenmill, TW12 · Godding Path, TW12 · Godfrey Way, TW4 · Grafton Close, TW4 · Graham Road, TW12 · Granville Avenue, TW13 · Great Chertsey Road, TW13 · Green Man Lane, TW14 · Gresham Road, TW12 · Ham Croft Close, TW13 · Hamilton Close, TW13 · Hamilton Road, TW13 · Hampton Lane, TW13 · Hampton Road East, TW13 · Hampton Road West, TW13 · Hanover Avenue, TW13 · Hanworth Road, TW12 · Hanworth Road, TW13 · Hanworth Road, TW4 · Harlington Road East, TW13 · Harvest Road, TW13 · Haslemere Close, TW12 · Hatton Green, TW14 · Hawthorn Close, TW12 · Hawthorn Road, TW13 · Hayden Court, TW13 · Hayling Avenue, TW13 · Heathside, TW4 · Hedley Road, TW2 · Henworth Road, TW4 · Hereford Road, TW13 · Heron Way, TW14 · High Street, TW13 · Highfield Road, TW13 · Highland Park, TW13 · Hill Grove, TW13 · Hollybank Close, TW12 · Huntsmans Close, TW13 · Hyacinth Close, TW12 · Hythe Farm, TW13 · John Goddard Way, TW13 · King’s Road, TW13 · Lafone Avenue, TW13 · Lancing Road, TW13 · Lansbury Avenue, TW14 · Larkham Close, TW13 · Leigh Place, TW13 · Lemon Grove, TW13 · Lincoln Road, TW13 · Little Park Drive, TW13 · Longford Close, TW12 · Ludlow Road, TW13 · Lyndhurst Avenue, TW2 · Manor Lane, TW13 · Maple Close, TW12 · Marlborough Road, TW13 · Meadow Road, TW13 · Mercury Centre, TW14 · Mill Farm Crescent, TW4 · Mill Way, TW14 · Millbourne Road, TW13 · Millfield Road, TW4 · Moat Side, TW13 · Moorland Close, TW2 · Morland Close, TW12 · Moss Gardens, TW13 · Mount Road Industrial Estate, TW13 · Nene Gardens, TW13 · Newgate Close, TW13 · Nightingale Road, TW12 · Norfolk Road, TW13 · Norman Avenue, TW13 · Oak Avenue, TW12 · Oaks Avenue, TW13 · Ogden House, TW13 · Orchard Road, TW13 · Orchard Road, TW16 · Ordnance Close, TW13 · Orpwood Close, TW12 · Parkfield Avenue, TW13 · Parkfield Crescent, TW13 · Parkfield Parade, TW13 · Parkfield Road, TW13 · Peach Road, TW13 · Pembridge Avenue, TW2 · Percival Road, TW13 · Pevensey Road, TW13 · Pinewood Road, TW13 · Pinkcoat Close, TW13 · Plane Tree Crescent, TW13 · Plane Tree Cresent, TW13 · Popham Close, TW13 · Portland Crescent, TW13 · Powder Mill Lane, TW2 · Princes Road, TW13 · Queens Avenue, TW13 · Queens Park Gardens, TW13 · Queens Way, TW13 · Radius Park, TW14 · Raleigh Road, TW13 · Raleigh Way, TW13 · Rectory Grove, TW12 · Redfern Avenue, TW4 · Redford Close, TW13 · Regency Close, TW12 · River Crane Walk, TW2 · River Gardens Business Centre, TW14 · Riverdale Road, TW13 · Rochester Avenue, TW13 · Rochester Parade, TW13 · Rose Gardens, TW13 · Ryland Close, TW13 · Salisbury Road, TW13 · Sandalwood Road, TW13 · Saxon Avenue, TW13 · Seymour Gardens, TW13 · Shakespeare Avenue, TW13 · Shakespeare Way, TW13 · Shelson Avenue, TW13 · Sheringham Avenue, TW13 · Sheringham Avenue, TW2 · Shore Close, TW12 · Shore Grove, TW13 · Sir Winston Churchill Suite Ridgefield House The Centr, TW13 · Snakey Lane, TW13 · Snowdrop Close, TW12 · South Gate Avenue, TW13 · Southcote Avenue, TW13 · Southgate Avenue, TW13 · Space Waye, TW14 · Sparrow Farm Drive, TW14 · Spring Road, TW13 · Spur Road, TW14 · Spur Road, TW4 · St Catherine’s Court, TW13 · St Johns Road, TW13 · St Theresas Road, TW14 · St. Theresa’s Road, TW14 · St. Theresa’s Road, TW14 · Staines Road, TW13 · Stanborough Close, TW12 · Stanford Close, TW12 · Station Estate Road, TW13 · Station Estate Road, TW14 · Stephenson Road, TW2 · Stevens Close, TW12 · Stourton Avenue, TW13 · Sunbury Road, TW13 · Sunningdale Avenue, TW13 · Sunrise Close, TW13 · Sycamore Close, TW13 · Tanglewood Way, TW13 · Tangley Park Road, TW12 · Tangley Park, TW12 · The Alders, TW13 · The Avenue, TW12 · The Centre, TW13 · The Hermitage, TW13 · The Oaks, TW13 · The Plaza, TW13 · The Vale, TW14 · The Vineyards, TW13 · Tilley Road, TW13 · Towfield Road, TW13 · Tudor Court, TW13 · Twickenham Road, TW13 · Uxbridge Road, TW13 · Vernon Road, TW13 · Villiers Avenue, TW2 · Vineyard Road, TW13 · Viola Avenue, TW14 · Walker Close, TW12 · Walsham Road, TW14 · Walton Gardens, TW13 · Warner Close, TW12 · Water Mill Way, TW13 · Waverley Avenue, TW2 · Westbury Road, TW13 · Whiteleys Way, TW13 · Wigley Road, TW13 · Wilton Parade, TW13 · Winchester Road, TW13 · Winifred Road, TW12 · Woodlawn Drive, TW13 · Wordsworth Road, TW12 · Wrigley Road, TW13 · York Way, TW13 ·
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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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