Manor Drive, NW7

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Manor Drive is a road in the NW7 postcode area



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Schweepes
Schweepes   
Added: 26 Aug 2018 13:51 GMT   
IP: 188.29.165.78
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Post by Schweepes: Schweppes Factory

Michael kenny security with gsd protection dogc sabre 1960s-1970s

Marian
Marian   
Added: 18 Mar 2018 09:23 GMT   
IP: 86.166.51.209
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Post by Marian: High Street Barnet

No, it?s not the parade of shops you mention, it?s Middle Row which was demolished in 1889 and was situated to the south of the parish church literally in the middle of the High Street!

Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters )
Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters )   
Added: 21 Jan 2018 13:45 GMT   
IP: 90.199.231.0
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Post by Georgina Dorsett ( nee Peters ): Thrift Farm

My parents moved to 1 Thrift Farm lane Borehamwood in 1947 from London, the farm was next to their house, it was a dirt track leading to the house. In front of our house was a cornfield we often had pigs come in our front garden and i would walk to the farm to see the animals particularly the sheep. They built a tarmac road when Holmshill school was built, and we no longer had a wonderful view of lovely cornfields was such a shame.


Scott Hatton
Scott Hatton   
Added: 19 Dec 2017 20:11 GMT   
IP: 217.63.194.106
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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   
Added: 1 Dec 2017 14:50 GMT   
IP: 86.131.134.236
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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   
IP: 217.63.194.106
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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   
Added: 24 Sep 2017 22:22 GMT   
IP: 92.6.6.10
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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.

Scott Hatton
Scott Hatton   
Added: 30 Jun 2017 15:58 GMT   
IP: 217.63.200.50
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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   
IP: 217.63.200.50
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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.

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 24 Sep 2018 04:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Colindale
Walthamstow shooting: Teenager, 19, gunned down in weekend of violence in London
Police have launched a murder probe after a teenager was shot and killed in east London.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/teenager-19-shot-dead-in-walthamstow-in-weekend-of-violence-in-london-a3943256.html

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 24 Sep 2018 01:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Mill Hill East

Cheryl dons racy sheer dress with feathered panels in London


Cheryl dons racy sheer dress with feathered panels in London


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LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 24 Sep 2018 00:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
How to make a chocolate fondant cake
Ingredients:

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16894893.how-to-make-a-chocolate-fondant-cake/?ref=rss

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 23 Sep 2018 18:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Hendon Central
The Paul Welsh column: A wart from where?
Well we have survived another week, playmates, and so once again may I have the pleasure to once again take you down Memory Lane to Nostalgia Ridge so we can look over the horizon of yesteryear. Okay you have guessed it is my happy hour but that sounds nice. I often wonder what is the age profile of my readers. I suspect they generally are 60 plus or what we now call the middle aged.

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16893115.youll-never-guess-what-happened-to-errol-flynns-body-at-his-autopsy/?ref=rss

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 23 Sep 2018 18:20 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Edgware
Keeping a regular bedtime could prevent a heart attack
Keeping to a regular bedtime could prevent a heart attack or stroke, according to new research.

https://www.times-series.co.uk/news/16894980.keeping-a-regular-bedtime-could-prevent-a-heart-attack/?ref=rss

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 23 Sep 2018 12:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Burnt Oak
Keeping a regular bedtime could prevent a heart attack
Keeping to a regular bedtime could prevent a heart attack or stroke, according to new research.

http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16894980.keeping-a-regular-bedtime-could-prevent-a-heart-attack/?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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VIEW THE EDGWARE AREA IN THE 1900s
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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
Apex Corner:   The A1 (Barnet Bypass) and A41 (Watford Bypass) converge at Apex Corner roundabout.
Beit Shvidler Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Canons Park:   
Chandos Recreation Ground:   
Courtland School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Deansbrook Junior School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 11.
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 Jewish Girls - Beis Chinuch:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Edgware Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Edgwarebury Park:   
Fairway Primary School and Children’s Centre:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
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.
Lyndhurst Park:   
Mathilda Marks-Kennedy Jewish Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Mill Hill Broadway:   Mill Hill Broadway railway station is in the London Borough of Barnet in North London. It was built by the Midland Railway as simply Mill Hill in 1868 on its extension to St. Pancras, being renamed in 1950. The station is served by First Capital Connect trains. It is in Travelcard Zone 4.
North London Collegiate School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 18.
Northway School:   Community special school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Stonegrove Park:   
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.
Watling Park:   
Watling Park school:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Woodcroft Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Apex Corner (1920s):   This view of the Apex Corner roundabout shows the original Apex Garage.
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 · Acklington Drive, NW9 · Alders Close, HA8 · Alders Road, HA8 · Angus Gardens, NW9 · Apex Parade, NW7 · Approach Road, HA8 · Arundel Gardens, HA8 · Ash Close, HA8 · Ashbourne Grove, NW7 · Ashbrook, HA8 · Ballards Mews, HA8 · Banstock Road, HA8 · Bedford Road, NW7 · Beech Walk, NW7 · Belgrave Close, NW7 · Benningholme Road, HA8 · Beverley Drive, HA8 · Blundell Road, HA8 · Boot Parade, HA8 · Bovingdon Lane, NW9 · Bramley Close, NW7 · Brearley Close, HA8 · Broadwalk Shopping Centre, HA8 · Brook Avenue, HA8 · Brook Walk, HA8 · Brooklea Close, NW9 · 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 · Concorde House, NW7 · Court Drive, HA8 · Courtland Avenue, NW7 · Cranfield Drive, NW9 · Cressingham Road, HA8 · Crispin Road, HA8 · Croft Close, NW7 · 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 · Ellesmere Avenue, NW7 · Elmer Gardens, HA8 · Elmgate Gardens, HA8 · Eversfield Gardens, HA8 · Eversfield Gardens, NW7 · Everton Drive, HA8 · Fairfield Avenue, HA8 · Fairfield Crescent, HA8 · Fairfield Cresent, HA8 · Fairway Court, NW7 · Farm Road, HA8 · Fernhurst Gardens, HA8 · Fernside Avenue, NW7 · Floorpremier Housestation Road, HA8 · Former M1 J2, NW7 · Fortescue Road, HA8 · Forum Way, HA8 · Forumside, HA8 · Foxwood Close, NW7 · Fulbeck Drive, NW9 · Garden City, HA8 · Garratt Road, HA8 · Gibbs Green, HA8 · Gilbert Grove, HA8 · Glendor Gardens, NW7 · Glenwood Road, NW7 · Gold Hill, HA8 · Gold Lane, HA8 · Goldbeaters Grove, HA8 · Grange Hill, HA8 · Green Avenue, NW7 · 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 · Hankins Lane, NW7 · Hanshaw Drive, HA8 · Hawkins Close, NW7 · Heather Walk, HA8 · Heming Road, HA8 · Heronsgate, HA8 · Heybourne Crescent, NW9 · Heywood Avenue, NW9 · 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 · Homefield Road, HA8 · Hook Walk, HA8 · Horsecroft Road, HA8 · Howberry Road, HA8 · Hutton Row, HA8 · Islip Gardens, HA8 · Jesmond Way, HA7 · Jesmond Way, HA8 · Lake View, HA8 · Laleham Avenue, NW7 · Lanacre Avenue, HA8 · Laneside, HA8 · Langham Gardens, HA8 · Langham Road, HA8 · Langley Crescent, HA8 · Langley Park, NW7 · Larch Green, NW9 · Laurel Gardens, NW7 · Lawrence Court, NW7 · Limes Avenue, NW7 · Linklea Close, NW9 · Lodge Close, HA8 · London Road, HA8 · Lovatt Close, HA8 · Lyndhurst Avenue, HA8 · Lyndhurst Avenue, NW7 · 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 · Maple Gardens, HA8 · Marsh Lane, HA8 · Maxwelton Avenue, NW7 · Maxwelton Close, NW7 · Mayfair Court, HA8 · Meadow Gardens, HA8 · Meridian Close, NW7 · Middle Dene, NW7 · Mill Ridge, HA8 · Milling Road, HA8 · Millway, NW7 · Montrose Avenue, HA8 · Mostyn Road, HA8 · Mount Grove, HA8 · Mount View, NW7 · Newton Walk, HA8 · Norbury Grove, NW7 · North Dene, NW7 · Northolm, HA8 · Northway Circus, NW7 · Northway Crescent, NW7 · Nurse Close, HA8 · Oakmead Gardens, HA8 · Oakwood Drive, HA8 · Old Rectory Gardens, HA8 · Oldberry Road, HA8 · Orchard Close, HA8 · Orchard Crescent, HA8 · Orchard Drive, HA8 · Pageant Avenue, NW9 · Park Grove, HA8 · Parkfield Close, HA8 · Pavilion Way, HA8 · Penshurst Court, HA8 · Penshurst Gardens, HA8 · Peters Close, HA8 · Pike Road, NW7 · Powell Close, HA8 · Priory Field Drive, HA8 · Promenade Chambers, HA8 · Rear Of Post Office, HA8 · Rectory Lane, HA8 · Riverdene, HA8 · Robin Close, NW7 · Rodwell Plwhitchurch Lane, HA8 · Roscoff Close, HA8 · Rose Garden Close, HA8 · Russell Grove, NW7 · Sandbrook Close, NW7 · Savoy Close, HA8 · Scout Way, NW7 · Sefton Avenue, NW7 · Selvage Lane, HA8 · Selvage Lane, NW7 · Spalding Close, HA8 · 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 · Station Road, NW7 · Stockton Gardens, NW7 · Stone Grove, HA8 · Stonegrove Gardens, HA8 · Stonegrove, HA8 · Stoneyfields Gardens, HA8 · Stoneyfields Lane, HA8 · Storksmead Road, HA8 · Stream Lane, HA8 · Summit Close, HA8 · Sunbury Avenue, NW7 · Sunbury Gardens, NW7 · Sunnydale Gardens, NW7 · The Fairway, NW7 · The Greenway, HA8 · The Grove, HA8 · The Meads, HA8 · The Promenade, HA8 · The Quadrant, HA8 · Thirleby Road, HA8 · Trafalgar House, NW7 · Tretawn Park, NW7 · Trevor Gardens, HA8 · Trevor Road, HA8 · Upcroft Avenue, HA8 · Uphill Road, NW7 · Walter Walk, HA8 · Watersfield Way, HA8 · Watford By-pass, NW7 · Watford Way, NW7 · Wenlock Road, HA8 · West Way, HA8 · Westfield Road, NW7 · Westmere Drive, NW7 · Weymouth Avenue, NW7 · Wildcroft Gardens, HA8 · Wolsey Grove, HA8 · Woodcroft Avenue, HA8 ·
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