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Hook Walk is a road in the HA8 postcode area



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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.
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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.
:o)
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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: Edgware
Morning weather, news, and travel update

Weather


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Post by LDNnews: Burnt Oak
Children’s services show improvements but more still needed, say inspectors
There has been "consistent" progress in Barnet Council’s children’s services but some aspects remain inadequate, inspectors have said.

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Post by LDNnews: Colindale
Man who crashed car into police officers jailed
A driver who seriously injured two police officers in a car crash has been jailed for three years and four months.

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
Evening update: Traffic delays as person hit by car
Evening update: Traffic delays as person hit by car

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Vulnerable missing man last seen in Kingston
A vulnerable missing man who was last seen in Kingston on his way back from work is causing concerns for his welfare.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16041794.Vulnerable_missing_man_last_seen_in_Kingston/?ref=rss
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Post by LDNnews: Canons Park
West Ham star Marko Arnautovic vows to keep improving after recovering from slow start
West Ham star Marko Arnautovic vows to keep improving after recovering from slow start

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/west-ham-star-marko-arnautovic-vows-to-keep-improving-after-recovering-from-slow-start-a3773186.html
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Post by LDNnews: Burnt Oak
Me and My Bee: party-bees teach children about how to care for environment
Teaching children about the environment, and the importance of protecting it can be rather tricky, especially when it comes to how to look after our smallest insects.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16038171.Me_and_My_Bee__party_bees_teach_children_about_how_to_care_for_environment/?ref=rss
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GP surgery ranked ’inadequate’ by regulator
A GP surgery has been rated inadequate by the regulator.

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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
Here is everything you need to know about the travel and weather this evening

Has it felt chilly today? Well there is also a cold night ahead so make sure you keep warm.


http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16038704.Here_is_everything_you_need_to_know_about_the_travel_and_weather_this_evening/?ref=rss
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Sutton business owners warned after number of shop robberies

Police are warning business owners after spate of robberies at shops in Sutton.


http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16038327.Sutton_business_owners_warned_after_number_of_shop_robberies/?ref=rss
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Post by LDNnews: Canons Park
Transfer news, rumours LIVE: Chelsea want Christian Pulisic if Eden Hazard leaves, Arsenal and Tottenham battle for Abdoulaye Doucoure
Welcome to the London Evening Standard's Premier League LIVE blog as we bring you the latest news and rumours from England's top flight.

https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news-rumours-live-chelsea-want-christian-pulisic-if-eden-hazard-leaves-arsenal-and-a3771826.html
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Post by LDNnews: Hendon
Atmospheric Victorian mystery perfect for fans of Sarah Waters
Out of the shadows of murky London comes Hester White, a bright young woman who is desperate to escape the slums. When Hester is thrust into the world of the aristocratic Brock family, she leaps at the chance to improve her station in life under the tutelage of the mysterious Rebekah Brock. But whispers from her past begin to poison her new life.

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16035043.Atmospheric_Victorian_mystery_perfect_for_fans_of_Sarah_Waters/?ref=rss
VIEW THE EDGWARE AREA IN THE 1750s
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VIEW THE EDGWARE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE EDGWARE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE EDGWARE AREA IN THE 1860s
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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.

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.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Bury Farm:   Bury Farm, north of Edgware, with buildings from the 17th century, probably dates back to the 13th century.
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.
Goldbeaters Farm:   Goldbeaters already existed by the 14th century.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Hale Lane:   The Splash was a ford of the Deansbrook stream along the course of Hale Lane.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
A5, HA8 · Abbots Road, HA8 · Alders Close, HA8 · Alders Road, HA8 · Angus Gardens, NW9 · Approach Road, HA8 · Arundel Gardens, HA8 · Ash Close, HA8 · Ashbourne Grove, NW7 · Ashbrook, HA8 · Ballards Mews, HA8 · Banstock Road, HA8 · Beech Walk, NW7 · Belgrave Close, NW7 · Bernhart Close, HA8 · Beverley Drive, HA8 · Boot Parade, HA8 · Brearley Close, HA8 · Briar Walk, HA8 · Broadwalk Shopping Centre, HA8 · Brook Avenue, HA8 · Brook Walk, HA8 · Calthorpe Gardens, HA8 · Campion Way, HA8 · Camrose Avenue, HA8 · Canons Close, HA8 · Canons Drive, HA8 · Cardinal Close, HA8 · Carlton Close, HA8 · Cavendish Drive, HA8 · Chestnut Avenue, HA8 · Chilton Road, HA8 · Church Close, HA8 · Church Way, HA8 · Clay Lane, HA8 · Cloister Gardens, HA8 · Colchester Road, HA8 · Compton Close, HA8 · Court Drive, HA8 · Cressingham Road, HA8 · Crispin Road, HA8 · Cumberland Road, HA8 · Dalkeith Grove, HA8 · Deans Close, HA8 · Deans Drive, HA8 · Deans Lane, HA8 · Deans Way, HA8 · Deansbrook Road, HA8 · Deansbrook Road, NW7 · Delamere Gardens, NW7 · Downhurst Avenue, NW7 · Dryfield Road, HA8 · Dukes Avenue, HA8 · Edgewarebury Lane, HA8 · Edgware Bus Station, HA8 · Edgware Court, HA8 · Edgware Road, HA8 · Edgware Way, HA8 · Edgwarebury Gardens, HA8 · Edgwarebury Lane, HA8 · Edrick Walk, HA8 · Edwin Road, HA8 · Elmer Gardens, HA8 · Elmgate Gardens, HA8 · Everton Drive, HA8 · Fairfield Avenue, HA8 · Fairfield Crescent, HA8 · Fairfield Cresent, HA8 · Farm Road, HA8 · Fernhurst Gardens, HA8 · Floorpremier Housestation Road, HA8 · Fortescue Road, HA8 · Forum Way, HA8 · Forumside, HA8 · Garden City, HA8 · Garratt Road, HA8 · Gibbs Green, HA8 · Gold Hill, HA8 · Gold Lane, HA8 · Grange Hill, HA8 · Greencroft, HA8 · Grenville Place, NW7 · Grove Road, HA8 · Hale Drive, HA8 · Hale Drive, NW7 · Hale Grove Gardens, NW7 · Hale Lane, HA8 · Hale Lane, NW7 · Handel Close, HA8 · Hawkins Close, NW7 · Heather Walk, HA8 · Heming Road, HA8 · Heronsgate, HA8 · High Street, HA8 · Highview Avenue, HA8 · Highview Gardens, HA8 · Highwood Grove, NW7 · Hillersdon Avenue, HA8 · Hillside Drive, HA8 · Holmstall Avenue, HA8 · Holmstall Parade Edgware Road, HA8 · Holmstall Parade, HA8 · Holmwood Grove, NW7 · Hook Walk, HA8 · Howberry Road, HA8 · Hutton Row, HA8 · Islip Gardens, HA8 · Jesmond Way, HA7 · Jesmond Way, HA8 · Lake View, HA8 · Laneside, HA8 · Langham Gardens, HA8 · Langham Road, HA8 · Langley Crescent, HA8 · Littlefield Road, HA8 · Lodge Close, HA8 · London Road, HA8 · Lovatt Close, HA8 · Lynford Close, HA8 · M1, HA8 · Magnolia Gardens, HA8 · Manor Close, NW7 · Manor Drive, NW7 · Manor Park Crescent, HA8 · Manor Park Cresent, HA8 · Manor Park Gardens, HA8 · Marsh Lane, HA8 · Maxwelton Avenue, NW7 · Maxwelton Close, NW7 · Mayfair Court, HA8 · Meadow Gardens, HA8 · Meridian Close, NW7 · Mill Ridge, HA8 · Montrose Avenue, HA8 · Mount Grove, HA8 · Newton Walk, HA8 · Northolm, HA8 · Norwich Walk, HA8 · Oakmead Gardens, HA8 · Oakwood Drive, HA8 · Old Rectory Gardens, HA8 · Oldberry Road, HA8 · Orange Hill Road, HA8 · Orchard Close, HA8 · Orchard Crescent, HA8 · Orchard Drive, HA8 · Park Grove, HA8 · Parkfield Close, HA8 · Pavilion Way, HA8 · Penshurst Court, HA8 · Penshurst Gardens, HA8 · Peters Close, HA8 · Powell Close, HA8 · Priory Field Drive, HA8 · Promenade Chambers, HA8 · Rear Of Post Office, HA8 · Rectory Lane, HA8 · Riverdene, HA8 · Rodwell Plwhitchurch Lane, HA8 · Roscoff Close, HA8 · Rose Garden Close, HA8 · Sandbrook Close, NW7 · Savoy Close, HA8 · Sefton Avenue, NW7 · Selvage Lane, HA8 · Selvage Lane, NW7 · Spring Villa Park, HA8 · Spring Villa Road, HA8 · Spring Villas Road, HA8 · St Margarets Road, HA8 · St. Margarets Road, HA8 · Stag Lane, HA8 · Stanway Gardens, HA8 · Station Road, HA8 · Stone Grove, HA8 · Stonegrove Gardens, HA8 · Stonegrove, HA8 · Stoneyfields Gardens, HA8 · Stoneyfields Lane, HA8 · Stream Lane, HA8 · Summit Close, HA8 · Sunbury Avenue, NW7 · Sunbury Gardens, NW7 · The Greenway, HA8 · The Grove, HA8 · The Meads, HA8 · The Promenade, HA8 · The Quadrant, HA8 · Upcroft Avenue, HA8 · Walter Walk, HA8 · Watersfield Way, HA8 · Wenlock Road, HA8 · West Way, HA8 · Wildcroft Gardens, 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.
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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 from 1921.
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The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
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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.

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