Wells Road, W6

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Wells Road is a road in the W6 postcode area



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Ian Gammons
Ian Gammons   
Added: 3 Apr 2018 08:08 GMT   
IP: 81.131.100.203
2:1:51410
Post by Ian Gammons: Pamber Street, W10

Born in Pamber Street but moved to Harlow, Essex in 1958 when I was three years old. The air wasn?t clean in London and we had to move to cleaner air in Harlow - a new town with very clean air!


Vallie Webster
Vallie Webster   
Added: 16 Mar 2018 03:39 GMT   
IP: 142.114.172.35
2:2:51410
Post by Vallie Webster: Tunis Road, W12

I visited my grandmother who lived on Tunis Road from Canada in approximately 1967-68. I remember the Rag and Bone man who came down the road with a horse and milk delivered to the door with cream on the top. I also remember having to use an outhouse in the back of the row house. No indoor plumbing. We had to have a bath in a big metal tub (like a horse trough) in the middle of the kitchen filled with boiled water on the stove. Very different from Canada. My moms madin name was Hardcastle. Interesting to see the maps. Google maps also brings the world closer.


Norman Norrington
Norman Norrington   
Added: 19 Jan 2018 14:49 GMT   
IP: 90.194.159.199
2:3:51410
Post by Norman Norrington: Blechynden Street, W10

In the photo of Blechynden St on the right hand side the young man in the doorway could be me. That is the doorway of 40 Blechynden St.

I lived there with My Mum Eileen and Dad Bert and Brothers Ron & Peter. I was Born in Du Cane Rd Hosp. Now Hammersmith Hosp.

Left there with my Wife Margaret and Daughter Helen and moved to Stevenage. Mum and Dad are sadly gone.

I now live on my own in Bedfordshire, Ron in Willesden and Pete in Hayling Island.

Have many happy memories of the area and go back 3/4 times a year now 75 but it pulls back me still.

BRIAN WYBROW Ph.D. (Lond.)
BRIAN WYBROW Ph.D. (Lond.)   
Added: 27 Dec 2017 14:48 GMT   
IP: 81.155.184.148
2:4:51410
Post by BRIAN WYBROW Ph.D. (Lond.): Maxilla Gardens, W10

I lived at 11A Maxilla Gardens W10 (now partly gone, but what is left is called Maxilla Walk).
I have provided an account of life in Maxilla gardens on the following website; so, to avoid repetition, please visit this link:


https://northkensingtonhistories.wordpress.com/2016/05/08/maxilla-gardens/

Best wishes to all.

Brian

Mary Harris
Mary Harris   
Added: 19 Dec 2017 17:12 GMT   
IP: 217.63.194.106
2:5:51410
Post by Mary Harris: 31 Princedale Road, W11

John and I were married in 1960 and we bought, or rather acquired a mortgage on 31 Princedale Road in 1961 for £5,760 plus another two thousand for updating plumbing and wiring, and installing central heating, a condition of our mortgage. It was the top of what we could afford.

We chose the neighbourhood by putting a compass point on John’s office in the City and drawing a reasonable travelling circle round it because we didn’t want him to commute. I had recently returned from university in Nigeria, where I was the only white undergraduate and where I had read a lot of African history in addition to the subject I was studying, and John was still recovering from being a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese in the Far East in WW2. This is why we rejected advice from all sorts of people not to move into an area where there had so recently bee

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Maria Russ
Maria Russ   
Added: 7 Dec 2017 09:46 GMT   
IP: 47.72.255.177
2:6:51410
Post by Maria Russ: Middle Row Bus Garage

My mum worked as a Clippie out from Middle Row Bus Garage and was conductress to George Marsh Driver. They travel the City and out to Ruislip and Acton duiring the 1950’s and 1960’s. We moved to Langley and she joined Windsor Bus Garage and was on the Greenline buses after that. It was a real family of workers from Middle Row and it formed a part of my early years in London. I now live in New Zealand, but have happy memories of the early years of London Transport and Middle Row Garage.
Still have mum’s bus badge.

Happy times they were.

Julia elsdon
Julia elsdon   
Added: 22 Nov 2017 18:19 GMT   
IP: 87.112.95.228
2:7:51410
Post by Julia elsdon: Shirland Mews, W9

I didn’t come from Shirland Mews, but stayed there when my father was visiting friends, sometime in the mid to late forties. As I was only a very young child I don’t remember too much. I seem to think there were the old stables or garages with the living accommodation above. My Mother came from Malvern Road which I think was near Shirland Mews. I remember a little old shop which had a "milk cow outside". So I was told, it was attached to the front of the shop and you put some money in and the milk would be dispensed into your container. Not too sure if it was still in use then. Just wonder if anyone else remembers it.yz5

David Jones-Parry
David Jones-Parry   
Added: 3 Oct 2017 13:29 GMT   
IP: 81.156.41.30
2:8:51410
Post by David Jones-Parry: Tavistock Crescent, W11

I was born n bred at 25 Mc Gregor Rd in 1938 and lived there until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957. It was a very interesting time what with air raid shelters,bombed houses,water tanks all sorts of areas for little boys to collect scrap and sell them on.no questions asked.A very happy boyhood ,from there we could visit most areas of London by bus and tube and we did.

Debbie hobbs
Debbie hobbs    
Added: 19 Sep 2017 09:08 GMT   
IP: 92.40.89.28
2:9:51410
Post by Debbie hobbs : Raymede Street, W10

I SUPPLIED THE PICTURE ABOVE GIVEN TO TOM VAGUE TO PASS ON... ITS DATE IS C1906 ..IN THE DISTANCE IS RACKHAM STREET WITH ITS MISSION HALL, HEWER STREET TO THE RIGHT

Susan Wright
Susan Wright   
Added: 16 Sep 2017 22:42 GMT   
IP: 120.154.67.244
2:10:51410
Post by Susan Wright: Bramley Mews, W10

My Great Grandmother Ada Crowe was born in 9 Bramley Mews in 1876.

David Jones-Parry
David Jones-Parry   
Added: 7 Sep 2017 12:13 GMT   
IP: 86.152.78.135
2:11:51410
Post by David Jones-Parry: Mcgregor Road, W11

I lived at 25 Mc Gregor Rd from 1938 my birth until I joined the Royal Navy in 1957.Our house sided onto Ridgeways Laundry All Saints Rd. I had a happy boyhood living there

LDNnews
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Added: 26 May 2018 20:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Barons Court
Premiership final: Exeter Chiefs 10-27 Saracens
Saracens claim a fourth title by comfortably seeing off reigning champions Exeter in the Premiership final at Twickenham.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/44212788

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 26 May 2018 10:30 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Stamford Brook
UK weather forecast latest: Entire south of country on alert with torrential downpours and thunderstorms on the way
The entire southern UK has been put on alert with torrential downpours and severe thunderstorms forecast over the coming days.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/uk-weather-forecast-latest-entire-south-of-country-on-alert-with-torrential-downpours-and-a3848936.html

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 26 May 2018 06:40 GMT   
IP:
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Post by LDNnews: Goldhawk Road
What’s on at Today’s Hammersmith Spring Market
Stage and street entertainers, food quarter and over 100 stalls

http://www.shepherdsbushw12.com/default.asp?section=info&link=http://neighbournet.com/server/common/hfspringmarket002.htm

LDNnews
LDNnews   
Added: 26 May 2018 03:30 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Barons Court
Joseph Isaacs guilty: Stoic D-Day veteran who survived 'barbaric' claw-hammer attack says 'worse things happen at sea'
A 96-year-old D-Day veteran who suffered multiple skull fractures in a "barbaric" hammer attack has stoically played down his ordeal, saying: "Worse things happen at sea."

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/joseph-isaacs-guilty-stoic-dday-veteran-who-survived-barbaric-clawhammer-attack-says-worse-things-a3848576.html

LDNnews
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Added: 26 May 2018 01:00 GMT   
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Post by LDNnews: Shepherds Bush

Pregnant Pippa Middleton beams while out in her gym gear in London


The 34-year-old younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, who is believed to be around four months pregnant with her first child, was snapped out and about in gym gear in London on Friday.


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VIEW THE HAMMERSMITH AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE HAMMERSMITH AREA IN THE 1830s
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Hammersmith

Hammersmith is a district in west London, England, in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, approximately five miles (eight kilometres) west of Charing Cross on the north bank of the River Thames.

One of west London's key transport hubs and commercial and employment centres, and home to several multinational company offices, it is focused on the two London Underground stations, bus station and road network node at Hammersmith Broadway.

Hammersmith's pedestrianised riverside is popular for its many pubs, and excellent views of the river and its annual Boat Race.

The area has provided a location for several TV programmes. The Flying Squad were Hammersmith-based in the 1970s TV series The Sweeney. It has for some decades been the main centre of London's Polish minority.

Hammersmith is served by two tube stations, one is the western terminus of the Hammersmith & City Line, the other by the Piccadilly and District Lines. Both are called Hammersmith. The latter tube station is part of a larger office, retail and transport development, locally known as The Broadway after its large encompassing roundabout.

The present Hammersmith & City station is situated on Beadon Road and opened on 1 December 1868, replacing the original station slightly north of here which opened on 13 June 1864 when the line extension was built from Paddington. The Circle line has served Hammersmith since 13 December 2009.

The Piccadilly and District line station was opened on 9 September 1874 by the Metropolitan District Railway (MDR, now the District Line) as the western terminus of the railway when it was extended from Earl's Court.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Beaumont Arms:   The former Beaumont Arms at 170 Uxbridge Road has been known by later names such as "Edwards" and "The Defectors Weld".
Brackenbury Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Bute House Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Dalling House Mandarin Immersion School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Non-selective.
Earl’s Court Free School Primary:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Ecole Francaise de Londres Jacques Prevert:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Goldhawk Road:   Goldhawk Road station lies on the Hammersmith & City and Circle lines.
Hammersmith:   Hammersmith is a district in west London, England, in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, approximately five miles (eight kilometres) west of Charing Cross on the north bank of the River Thames.
John Betts Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 5 and 11.
Larmenier & Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Latymer Upper School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 19. Admissions policy: Selective (grammar).
Le Herisson School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 2 and 6.
Lena Gardens Primary School:   Academy converter (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
Manor Cottage:   Other independent special school which accepts students between the ages of 7 and 16.
Miles Coverdale Primary School:   Community school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
New Blue Hall Cinema:   The New Blue Hall Cinema opened on 10 December 1912 with a seating capacity of 1300.
Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital:   Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Hospital is one of the oldest maternity hospitals in Europe, dating from 1739, and until 1998 occupied a site in Goldhawk Road.
Ravenscourt Park:   
Ravenscourt Park Preparatory School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Saint Peter’s Square Garden:   
Shepherd's Bush Market:   Shepherd’s Bush Market is a station on both the Hammersmith & City and Circle lines.
Shepherd's Bush Market:   Shepherd’s Bush Market is a street market located on the east side of the railway viaduct for the Hammersmith and City Tube line.
Shepherds Bush Families Project and children’s centre:   This is a children’s centre.
St Paul’s Girls’ School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 10 and 19.
St Stephen’s CofE Primary School:   Voluntary aided school (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 3 and 11.
The Godolphin and Latymer School:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18.
TLG West London:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
West London Free School:   Free schools (Secondary) which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 18. Admissions policy: Comprehensive (secondary).
West London Free School Primary:   Free schools (Primary) which accepts students between the ages of 4 and 11.
Westside Academy Trust:   Free schools alternative provision which accepts students between the ages of 11 and 16.
Young Dancers Academy:   Other independent school which accepts students between the ages of 10 and 16. Admissions policy: Non-selective.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adie Road, W6 · Agate Road, W6 · Aiten Place, W6 · Albion Court, W6 · Albion Mews, W6 · Albion Place, W6 · Aldensley Road, W6 · Aldine Street, W12 · Amor Road, W6 · Argyle Place, W6 · Ashcroft Square, W6 · Astrop Terrace, W6 · Atwood Road, W6 · Bamborough Gardens, W12 · Banim Street, W6 · Barb Mews, W6 · Batoum Gardens, W6 · Beadon Road, W6 · Beauclerc Road, W6 · Beavor Lane, W6 · Benbow Road, W6 · Berestede Road, W6 · Black Lion Lane, W6 · Black Lion Mews, W6 · Black’s Road, W6 · Blacks Road, W6 · Blades Court, W6 · Bowfell Road, W6 · Brackenbury Road, W6 · Bradmore Park Road, W6 · Bridge Avenue, W6 · Bridge View, W6 · British Grove, W4 · British Grove, W6 · Broadway Chambers, W6 · Broadway Shopping Centre, W6 · Brook Green, W6 · Bulwer Street, W12 · Bute Gardens, W6 · Cambridge Court, W6 · Cambridge Grove, W6 · Cambridge House, W6 · Cardross Street, W6 · Carthew Road, W6 · Carthew Villas, W6 · Caxton Road, W12 · Chambon Place, W6 · Chancellor’s Road, W6 · Chancellors Street, W6 · Chancellors Wharf, W6 · Charlotte Court, W6 · Colwith Road, W6 · Coulter Road, W6 · Coverdale Road, W12 · Cressy Court, W6 · Crisp Road, W6 · Cromwell Avenue, W6 · Cromwell Grove, W6 · Dalling Road, W6 · Devonport Road, W12 · Dewhurst Road, W6 · Dimes Place, W6 · Distillery Road, W6 · Dorville Crescent, W6 · Down Place, W6 · Ellaline Road, W6 · Emlyn Road, W6 · Eyot Gardens, W4 · Eyot Gardens, W6 · Felgate Mews, W6 · Flora Gardens, W6 · Furber Street, W6 · Gainsborough Court, W12 · Galena Arches, W6 · Galena Road, W6 · Glemthorne Mews, W6 · Glenthorne Mews, W6 · Glenthorne Road, W14 · Glenthorne Road, W6 · Goldhawk Mews, W12 · Goldhawk Road, W6 · Great Church Lane, W6 · Great West Road, W6 · Grove Mews, W6 · Haarlem Road, W14 · Hamlet Gardens, W6 · Hammersmith Bridge Road, W6 · Hammersmith Broadw, W6 · Hammersmith Broadway, W6 · Hammersmith Bus Station, W6 · Hammersmith Flyover, W6 · Hammersmith Grove, W6 · Hammersmith Terrace, W4 · Hammersmith Terrace, W6 · Hebron Road, W6 · Holcombe Street, W6 · Hopgood Street, W12 · Iffley Road, W6 · Invermead Close, W6 · Kilmarsh Road, W6 · King Henry’s Reach, W6 · King St Cloisters, W6 · King Street Cloisters, W6 · King Street, W6 · Kings Court, W6 · Kings Mall, W6 · Lamington Street, W6 · Land at Prebend Gardens, W6 · Larnach Road, W6 · Latymer Upper School Subway, W6 · Lena Gardens, W6 · Lime Grove, W12 · Lochaline Street, W6 · Lord Napier Place, W6 · Loris Road, W6 · Lower Mall, W6 · Luxemburg Gardens, W6 · Lyric Square, W6 · Macbeth Street, W6 · Mall Road, W6 · Manbre Road, W6 · Market Approach, W12 · Melrose Gardens, W6 · Mercers Place, W6 · Metropolitan Station Arcade, W6 · Metropolitan Station Buildings, W6 · Millers Way, W6 · Mulberry Place, W6 · Nasmyth Street, W6 · Nella Road, W6 · Netherwood Place, W14 · North Verbena Gardens, W6 · Oil Mill Lane, W6 · Overstone Road, W6 · Paddenswick Road, W6 · Parfrey Street, W6 · Parkside, W6 · Pennard Road, W12 · Perrers Road, W6 · Petley Road, W6 · Playfair Street, W6 · Poplar Grove, W6 · Queen Caroline Street, W6 · Railway Arches, W6 · Rainville Road, SW6 · Rainville Road, W6 · Rannoch Road, W6 · Ravenscourt Avenue, W6 · Ravenscourt Gardens, W6 · Ravenscourt Hospital, W6 · Ravenscourt Park, W6 · Ravenscourt Road Arches, W6 · Ravenscourt Road, W6 · Ravenscourt Square, W6 · Raynham Road, W6 · Redmore Road, W6 · Richford Gate, W6 · Richford Street, W6 · Rivercourt Road, W6 · Riverside Gardens, W6 · Rosedale Terrace, W6 · Rosedew Road, W6 · Rowan Road, W6 · Rutland Grove, W6 · Saint Peter’s Grove, W6 · Saint Peter’s Square, W6 · Shepherd’s Bush Green, W12 · Shepherds Bush Road, W12 · Shepherds Bush Road, W6 · Skelwith Road, W6 · South Black Lion Lane, W6 · South Side, W6 · Southerton Road, W6 · St James Street, W6 · St Peter’s Wharf, W6 · St Peters Road, W6 · St Peter’s Square, W6 · St. James Street, W6 · Stamford Brook Arches, W6 · Stamford Brook Avenue, W6 · Stamford Brook Gardens, W6 · Stamford Brook Road, W6 · Stamford Court, W6 · Sterndale Road, W6 · Studland Street, W6 · Sulgrave Road, W6 · Sussex Place, W6 · Sycamore Gardens, W6 · Tabor Road, W6 · Thames Path, W6 · The Arches Glenthorne Road, W6 · The Arches, W6 · The Grampians, W6 · The Square, W6 · The Trail, W12 · The Wakefield Centre, W6 · Theresa Road, W6 · Trussley Road, W6 · Upper Mall, W6 · Vencourt Place, W6 · Verulam House, W6 · Warbeck Road, W12 · Wells Road, W12 · Wells Road, W6 · Weltje Road, W6 · Westcroft Square, W6 · Western Terrace, W6 · Wingrave Road, W6 · Winslow Road, W6 · Wolverton Gardens, W6 · Woodger Road, W12 · Worlidge Street, W6 ·

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What is Wells Road, W6 like as a place to live?

TRANSPORTATION
Good
DAILY LIFE
Good
SAFETY
Average
HEALTH
Average
SPORTS AND LEISURE
Good
ENTERTAINMENT
Good
DEMOGRAPHICS
Good
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Hidden London
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British History Online
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Maps


Inner West London (1932) FREE DOWNLOAD
1930s map covering East Acton, Holland Park, Kensington, Notting Hill, Olympia, Shepherds Bush and Westbourne Park,
George Philip & Son, Ltd./London Geographical Society, 1932

John Rocque Map of Ealing and Acton (1762)
John Rocque (c. 1709–1762) was a surveyor, cartographer, engraver, map-seller and the son of Huguenot émigrés. Roque is now mainly remembered for his maps of London. This map dates from the second edition produced in 1762. London and his other maps brought him an appointment as cartographer to the Prince of Wales in 1751. His widow continued the business after his death. The map covers an area from Greenford in the northwest to Hammersmith in the southeast.
John Rocque, The Strand, London

Environs of London (1832) FREE DOWNLOAD
Engraved map. Hand coloured. Relief shown by hachures. A circle shows "Extent of the twopenny post delivery."
Chapman and Hall, London

London Underground Map (1921).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1921.
London Transport

The Environs of London (1865).  FREE DOWNLOAD
Prime meridian replaced with "Miles from the General Post Office." Relief shown by hachures. Map printed in black and white.
Published By J. H. Colton. No. 172 William St. New York

London Underground Map (1908).  FREE DOWNLOAD
London Underground map from 1908.
London Transport

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.

Outer London (1901) FREE DOWNLOAD
Outer London shown in red, City of London in yellow. Relief shown by hachures.
Stanford's Geographical Establishment. London : Edward Stanford, 26 & 27, Cockspur St., Charing Cross, S.W. (1901)
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