Canons Close, HA8

Road built in the first world war period

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Scott Hatton
Scott Hatton   
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
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.
Lesley carlton
Lesley carlton   
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Post by Lesley carlton: Embry Drive, HA7

I use to live in embry drive when it was an RAF station with my family and I went to Belmont
John Morton
John Morton   
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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.
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Post by Ron: Colindale

The leather business and ’Leatherville’ was set up by Arthur Garstin, not GARSTON.
Added: 13 Jul 2017 21:22 GMT   
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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.
Scott Hatton
Scott Hatton   
Added: 30 Jun 2017 15:58 GMT   
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Post by Scott Hatton: Borehamwood

I was brought up in Borehamwood - first in Wansford Park and later in Theobald Street.
Irene Smith
Irene Smith   
Added: 30 Jun 2017 15:46 GMT   
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Post by Irene Smith: Keystone Passage, WD6

My mother worked at Keystones in the 1940 before she was married.

She later worked at home which a lot of people did. You would often see people walking around Boreham Wood with boxes filled with piecework for the factory.
Added: 22 Mar 2018 00:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Colindale

A school is raising money for the restoration of a swimming pool that has been in use by them for over half a century.

A school is raising money for the restoration of a swimming pool that has been in use by them for over half a century.
Added: 21 Mar 2018 22:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Stanmore
New petition calls for ’end of poverty pay’ for Queen Elizabeth Hospital workers

A petition has been launched pressuring the NHS to bring in a pay rise and to scrap "poverty pay" for support staff at Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Added: 21 Mar 2018 22:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Canons Park
Police hunt man after ’attempted abduction’ of schoolboy outside Bickley Primary
Police hunt man after ’attempted abduction’ of schoolboy outside Bickley Primary
Added: 21 Mar 2018 09:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: South Kenton
Ashton Agar: Middlesex sign Australia all-rounder for T20 Blast
Middlesex sign Australia and Perth Scorchers all-rounder Ashton Agar for the entire 2018 T20 Blast.
Added: 21 Mar 2018 00:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Burnt Oak
Sci-fi thriller asks how far you would go in the name of science
A girl named Rose is riding her bike near her home when she falls through the earth. She wakes at the bottom of a square hole, its walls glowing with intricate carvings. But the firemen who come to save her peer down upon something even stranger: a little girl in the palm of a giant metal hand. 17 years later, the mystery of the bizarre artefact remains unsolved. But there are those who refuse to stop searching for answers.
Added: 21 Mar 2018 00:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Colindale
Multi-million pound youth centre to begin construction
Building work for a multi-million pound sports building designed for young people has begun.
Added: 20 Mar 2018 21:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Stanmore
M25 crash: Two women killed and girl, 10, fighting for life after HGV smash near Waltham Abbey
Two women were killed and a girl aged 10 left fighting for life in hospital after an HGV crash on the M25.
Added: 20 Mar 2018 21:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Canons Park
Bexleyheath microbrewery opens on St. Patrick’s Day and sells almost 1000 pints
Beer enthusiasts in Bexleyheath celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in style this year at the opening of a brand new microbrewery.
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Edgware tube station is a London Underground station in Edgware, in the London Borough of Barnet, in north London. The station is the terminus of the ’’Edgware branch’’ of the Northern Line.

Edgware (sometimes Edgeware) was an ancient parish in the county of Middlesex. Edgware is a Saxon name meaning Ecgi’s weir. Ecgi’s was a Saxon and the weir relates to a pond where Ecgi’s people would catch fish.

The Romans made pottery at Brockley Hill, and is thought by some to be the site of Sulloniacis. To the north west was Canons Park erected by Duke of Chandos.

From 1932 - 1965, Edgware was in the Borough of Hendon.

The majority of Edgware nowadays is a ward in the London Borough of Barnet represented by three councillors. The western edge of the Edgware Road is in the London Borough of Harrow.

It is principally a shopping and residential area and is more widely known as being a northern terminus of the Northern Line. There is a bus garage, a shopping centre called The Mall (formerly known as The Broadwalk), and a library. There is a large hospital, Edgware Hospital. There are two streams, Edgware Brook and Deans Brook, which are tributaries of the River Brent.

Edgware tube station was opened on 18 August 1924 as the terminus of the second phase of the Underground Group's extension of the Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway from Golders Green. It was designed by architect Stanley Heaps. There are three platforms, an island lying east of a single platform (platform 1). A trainshed covers the island platforms (2 and 3).

Despite having already had a railway station since 1867 (Edgware station on the London and North Eastern Railway), Edgware was, in 1924, still very much a village in character. The new Underground station was built on the north edge of the village in open fields and, as intended, the new line stimulated rapid suburban expansion along its length. By the end of the decade, what had formerly been fields was quickly being covered with new housing.

The site of the station is very close to the location intended for the unbuilt Watford and Edgware Railway's (W&ER's) station, which was intended to be built on a branch from the existing single-track LNER branch before the terminus and run through to Watford Junction via Bushey.

Bury Farm:   Bury Farm, north of Edgware, with buildings from the 17th century, probably dates back to the 13th century.
Canons Park:   
Chandos Recreation Ground:   
Edgware:   Edgware tube station is a London Underground station in Edgware, in the London Borough of Barnet, in north London. The station is the terminus of the ’’Edgware branch’’ of the Northern Line.
Edgwarebury Park:   
Goldbeaters Farm:   Goldbeaters already existed by the 14th century.
Lyndhurst Park:   
Stonegrove Park:   

Hale Lane:   The Splash was a ford of the Deansbrook stream along the course of Hale Lane.

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